Denver, CO: The Enthusiast Network will descend on Denver this October with two (2) unique high-action winter sports events at Sculpture Park October 7th and October 14th including live music, high definition film premieres, mind-blowing gear deals, and a one-of-a-kind rail jam which will play host to both snowboarders and skiers over 2-weekends. Snowboard on the Block returns to October 14th for the fifth year celebration in the Mile High City along with a new all skiing-related twin event aptly named First Chair Festival on October 7th.
Gobble up all of the latest gear while sipping on a local lager, Snowboard on the Block and First Chair Festival are the perfect parties to quench your winter appetite, whether you ride two sticks or one. Both events will feature plenty of high-quality local food trucks, local craft breweries, discount gear deals, interactive booths, and much more. The only snowboard and ski-centric festivals in North America, each event is dedicated to showcasing the best in winter sports including renowned riders, winter films and the finest ski and snowboard deals of the season.
Presented by Snowboarder Magazine and Transworld Snowboarding, Snowboard on the Block will return for its 5th year of extreme sports entertainment and live music in downtown Denver, this OCT 14th. The 2017 festival will feature:
- A two-story pro rail jam
- Snowboard film premieres
- World-class live music
- A giant pop-up retail experience
- Snow-industry product giveaways
- Pro athlete appearances
Presented by Powder Magazine and Newschoolers, First Chair Festival is the skiing-equivalent of Snowboard on the Block, offering programming geared toward skiers and the ski industry. The producers have moved the festival from its 2016 location in Salt Lake City for the second annual iteration, now in Downtown Denver. First Chair Festival will include:
A two-story pro rail jam
Ski film premieres
World-class live music including Air Traffic Controller
A giant pop-up retail experience
Ski-industry product giveaways
Pro athlete appearances
Get in on all the action from both events. Attendees can choose from general admission or select a VIP upgrade which includes an all-access pass to skip the lines, a meal ticket, drinks, a well-stocked goody bag and more. Performance artist announcements are expected soon, advance tickets are encouraged and can be purchased at www.blockfestival.com and www.firstchairfestival.com.