Celebrate May Madness Now through Memorial Day Weekend at Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

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Liesl Kenney
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
(530) 452-7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com

End-of-season deals, themed parties at High Camp, a #SpringSkiingCapital social media contest, the 4th Annual Made In Tahoe Festival, and new spring skiing swag through Memorial Day Weekend

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[Olympic Valley, Calif.] May 16, 2016 – Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows announces May Madness, an event-filled finale to the longest ski season in a decade. Operating later than any other resort in the region, Squaw Valley will remain open through Memorial Day Weekend, conditions and weather permitting. Throughout May, the Spring Skiing Capital will host a variety of events including spring lift ticket deals, themed-parties at High Camp, a social media contest for a chance to win a GoPro and Oakley goggles, the 4th Annual Made in Tahoe Festival, and more. 

$19 Lift Ticket Deals through Memorial Day Weekend 
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is offering the longest ski season in the Tahoe region, with skiing and riding through Memorial Day on May 30, 2016. With over 40 feet of cumulative snowfall this season, the resort is offering free skiing and riding for 2016-17 Tahoe Super Passholders. As an added May Madness bonus, friends of 2015-16 or 2016-17 season passholders can purchase a lift ticket for just $19. Have a pass at a resort that has closed already? Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is welcoming passholders from any other resort to join the fun with the $19 lift ticket deal. Operations will continue seven days a week at Squaw Valley through Monday, May 30, conditions permitting. Squaw Valley chairlifts will operate from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. daily, with the High Camp Hot Tub open daily 11am - 4pm, and the Aerial Tram operating 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with access to High Camp. 
May Madness High Camp Hot Tub Parties – every Saturday and all of Memorial Day Weekend 
Located at 8,200 feet and surrounded by the beauty of the Sierra and Lake Tahoe, the High Camp Hot Tub is one of the most breathtaking places in the world to kick off your boots after a day of spring skiing or riding and unwind on the top of the mountain. Each May weekend, dress up in theme and hit the slopes, then head to High Camp Hot Tub for music from local DJs. The weekend of May 14 & 15 is retro theme, May 21 & 22 is Beach Party, and May 29-30 is America Weekend in celebration of Memorial Day. High Camp will host a DJ every Saturday from 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. as well on Sunday, May 29 and Monday May 30 for Memorial Day. Click here for the full schedule and upcoming DJs.  

Spring Skiing Capital Social Media Contest – weekly through Sunday, May 22
May Madness celebrations continue with the #SpringSkiingCapital social media contest for a chance to win a brand new GoPro and Oakley goggles! Tag your favorite #SpringSkiingCapital photos and videos on Instagram or Twitter for a chance to win. Photos must be original and taken at the resort to qualify. Weekly winners will be announced every Sunday night through May 22. For contest details, click here

4th Annual Made In Tahoe Festival – Memorial Day Weekend 
The 4th Annual Made In Tahoe Festival returns to the Village at Squaw Valley for Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 28-Sunday, May 29. This one-of-a-kind event celebrates all things local and hosts a wide array of offerings that are made in or inspired by the Lake Tahoe Basin and Truckee areas. Local artisans, businesses, culinarians, organizations and entertainers will come together to celebrate all things Made in Tahoe including music, food, clothing, and more. As part of the Made In Tahoe Festival, the Tahoe Food Hub and MTN ROOTS will host a five-course family-style Community Farm to Table Dinner on Saturday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. to benefit the Squaw Valley Institute. Click here for the full Made in Tahoe Festival schedule and to make a reservation for the Community Farm to Table Dinner. 

Book Memorial Day in the Mountains
Salute the summer with a Memorial Day stay at The Village at Squaw Valley, just steps from the Made in Tahoe Festival and scenic Aerial Tram. Rates begin at $119 a night for a standard room. Click here to make a reservation.

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain and 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

About The Village at Squaw Valley® 
The Village at Squaw Valley is a year-round destination in the heart of Squaw Valley, located in North Lake Tahoe. This European-inspired Village features five restaurants, all with outdoor seating, bars, and eateries along with a variety of boutiques and galleries. Condominium style suites are conveniently located for access to four season adventure including aerial tram rides to High Camp at 8200 feet, overlooking Lake Tahoe. The Village events plaza is home to a variety of outdoor activities and premier music festivals, including free outdoor movie nights and Bluesdays throughout the summer season. Visit squawalpine.com/lodging or call (866) 818-6963 to learn more. 

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