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Grand Re-Opening Celebration to Take Place at Wilmot Mountain on Saturday, Jan. 7
  • The Grand Re-Opening celebration is open to the public and features fun, family-friendly events such as an ice sculpting demonstration, rail jam and s’mores by the fire
  • Guests can experience the enhanced Wilmot Mountain experience, including new lifts, dramatically improved snowmaking, fully renovated base lodge, new kids ski and snowboard school facility, and upgraded terrain park
WILMOT, Wisc. – Dec. 29, 2016 – Wilmot Mountain, a long-time favorite Midwest ski destination, will celebrate its grand re-opening with an all-day, family-friendly celebration on Saturday, Jan. 7. Guests can come experience and enjoy the more than $13 million in improvements by new owner, Vail Resorts, including new lifts, dramatically improved snowmaking, fully renovated base lodge, new kids ski and snowboard school facility, and upgraded terrain park. On or off snow, there’s something for the entire family to enjoy.
When: Saturday, Jan. 7, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

What: Events will be taking place throughout the day and music will be provided by Red Bull’s Fire Truck, Cate, a retired Chicago fire truck. 

10 a.m.: Ribbon Cutting and Presentation
10 a.m.-noon: Stop by the Wilmot Tent for a chance to pick up some Wilmot swag
10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Watch the Wilmot Adult Race Team in their first Wilmot race of the season in the new Race Arena
1 p.m.: Ice Sculpting Demonstration
2 p.m.: Terrain Park Rail Jam
3 p.m.: S’mores by the Fire
7 p.m.: Live Music
Where: Wilmot Mountain, 11931 Fox River Road, Wilmot, WI, 53192 
About Wilmot Mountain
For nearly 80 years, Wilmot Mountain has offered its guests one of the Midwest’s premier destinations for snow sport activities. Situated in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, Wilmot Mountain is conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, affording skiers and snowboarders quick and easy access to 23 trails, seven lifts, two surface conveyor lifts and progression terrain parks with a double, high-speed rope tow. Wilmot Mountain’s recent capital investment of more than $13 million for the 2016-2017 winter season delivered an entirely re-imagined guest experience – from new lifts and restaurants to significant snowmaking improvements, a dedicated children’s ski and snowboard school, enhanced beginner area and expanded terrain park. The ski area’s focus on families, learning and fun, combined with the opportunity for guests to take their passion and skills to Vail Resorts’ iconic western resorts, ensure Wilmot Mountain is truly the place Where Epic Begins. For more information, please visit
About Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN)
Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the leading global mountain resort operator. Vail Resorts’ subsidiaries operate ten world-class mountain resorts and three urban ski areas, including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado; Park City in Utah; Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood in the Lake Tahoe area of California and Nevada; Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia, Canada; Perisher in Australia; Wilmot Mountain in Wisconsin; Afton Alps in Minnesota and Mt. Brighton in Michigan. Vail Resorts owns and/or manages a collection of casually elegant hotels under the RockResorts brand, as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Vail Resorts Development Company is the real estate planning and development subsidiary of Vail Resorts, Inc. Vail Resorts is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: MTN). The Vail Resorts company website is and consumer website is
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