Night Skiing and Snowboarding

Night skiing is an exhilarating and unique alpine experience, perfect for skiiers having too much fun to stop when the sun goes down. Hit the slopes at sunset, twilight and into the night on selected days.

At Perisher Valley and Smiggin Holes, you can enjoy night skiing and snowboarding on Tuesday and Saturday nights from July to September. The snowfields are flooded with light between 6.00pm and 9.00pm. A fireworks display is held every Tuesday night in Perisher in Front Valley at 7.20pm. There's also free entertainment the whole family can enjoy.

Perisher Night Skiing - Snowy Mountains

Thredbo also offers a magical twilight skiing experience in July and August. Ski the turns down Friday Flat until 7.00pm every Thursday and Saturday night. Don’t miss the flare run on Saturday nights, when advanced skiers and snowboarders take to the slopes with flaming flares, creating an extraordinary light show as they glide down the slope. It's a Thredbo tradition that has been running for more than 25 years.

On Thursday nights kids also get a turn, with LED lights given out to them as they decend the gentle slopes from the Easy Does It Chairlift. 

Fireworks in Thredbo - Snowy Mountains

From early June until early October, snow season is in full swing in the Snowy Mountains. Peak season is late July and August, when there’s no shortage of snow-friendly activities to explore. Snow falls can start as early as April and run as late as December, so it’s always a good idea to check the weather forecast and resort schedules before booking.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. John Briscoe Art Award Exhibition

    Thursday 24 May 2018 to Sunday 27 May 2018 , Cooma

    The John Briscoe Memorial Art Prize is the Monaro's most prestigious art award and is sponsored by the Briscoe family in memory of their father, a prominent Monaro artist. There are a variety of categories recognising the artistic talent …

    24 May - 27 May
  2. Bredbo CWA Village Markets

    Sunday 27 May 2018 to Sunday 25 November 2018 , Cooma

    Bredbo CWA Village Markets are held on the fourth Sunday of the month from 9am to 3pm in the Community Hall and grounds. The wide range of indoor and outdoor stalls has all manner of goods to buy. Local arts and crafts, woodwork, home wares…

    27 May - 25 Nov
  3. Truffle hunting and dining

    Sunday 03 June 2018 to Monday 27 August 2018 , Cooma

    Situated eight kilometres from the village of Bredbo in the Snowy Monaro region, Macenmist Black Truffles and Wines offers you the chance to explore the hidden delights of the Perigord black truffle. Come and join the team at Macenmist wher…

    03 Jun - 27 Aug
  4. Perisher Peak Festival

    Friday 08 June 2018 to Monday 11 June 2018 , Perisher Valley

    It's their 10th anniversary! Celebrate the opening weekend of the snow season at the Perisher Peak Festival which will feature over 120 concerts across several venues in the unique environment of the Perisher snowfields! Weekend festival …

    08 Jun - 11 Jun
  5. Truffle Hunt - Inspiration

    Saturday 16 June 2018 to Saturday 25 August 2018 , Cooma

    From start to finish immerse yourself in hours of black truffles during this inspirational All Day event. After a brisk start to the morning harvesting truffle with the truffle dogs Fahren and Tawdiffu you return to the truffle barn where t…

    16 Jun - 25 Aug
  6. Cooma Rotary Markets

    Sunday 17 June 2018 , Cooma

    The Cooma Rotary Markets are held on the third Sunday of every month. The markets have up to 50 stalls supplying a variety of merchandise including craft, vegetables, nursery, garden implements, bric-a-brac, woodwork, second-hand books,…

    17 Jun