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Ski Dazzle at the LA Convention Center November 16th-18th, 2018- Preview, Tickets

Ski Dazzle® Los Angeles Celebrates 55 Years; Offers Deals on

Season Passes, Lift Tickets and Winter Gear for the Whole Family

LOS ANGELES – November 2, 2018 — A Winter Wonderland filled with shopping bargains and money-saving specials is coming to LA!  Ski Dazzle®  – The Los Angeles Ski Show & Snowboard Expo® is back and better than ever. Celebrating 55 years of offering incredible deals, winter enthusiasts are invited to check out North America’s largest annual consumer ski and snowboard show and sale right here in Los Angeles.  On November 16, 17 & 18, 2018, Ski Dazzle® will feature exhibit booths showcasing ski and snowboard retailers and dozens of local and national winter resorts. Located at the Los Angeles Convention Center in South Hall (1201 South Figueroa Street), attendees will have a chance to shop the $6 Million sale where they can save hundreds of dollars on brand name winter gear provided by top retailers and industry vendors.

This family-friendly show features savings on season pass deals and lift ticket specials, travel packages, lodging and discounts for families and groups. Expo admission includes daily free events such as ski lessons for all ages on the 60-foot long Snow Summit Learn To Ski Ramp; or attendees can take their little ones to the easy Bear Mountain Resort’s Burton Riglet Park Snowboard Learning Center for kids 2-8 years old.

Ready for a workout? Head to the XOC – Xtreme Obstacle Course & Warped Wall – a mobile multi-challenge experience similar to that seen on American Ninja Warrior that tests pre-season strength, balance and agility. For a $5 participation fee, attendees can step up to the course and challenge a friend with best show time winning an UNLIMITED Season Pass to Bear Mountain & Snow Summit, a brand-new snowboard and other great prizes.

The Action Sports area in the show is growing to include a variety of year-round sports such as SUP, Biking, a Golf pro and more. Check your pre-season fitness on the free Subaru and Snow Valley Resort Climbing Wall.  Then get your adrenaline pumping in the TGR – Teton Gravity Research Film Theater. Stunning resorts and an all-star cast of skiers and riders bring the heart and soul of winter sports action and beauty to life to get everyone excited for the new season.

Thirsty? Take a break and grab a brew in the Ski Dazzle Beer Garden.  During the show, popular SoCal Radio DJ’s and Street Teams will drop in from Power106, KROQ, GO-Country, AMP, KRTH and KLOS to join our own DJ SlipMatt and help kick off the ski season with mountains of free lift tickets, swag, and prizes.

Back by popular demand, attendees who purchase General Admission tickets and bring their photo ID to the “Lift Ticket Redemption Booth” will receive an exclusive Ski Dazzle Lift Ticket Offer (worth up to $100), just for coming to the show. Ski early, ski late, learn to ski or ski with a friend! – choices include one (1) of six (6) different lift ticket offers from one of these six (6) popular resorts: Brian Head – Utah, Bear Mountain, Mt. Baldy, Mt. High, Snow Summit or Snow Valley. Ski Dazzle attendees will have a chance to choose from the following: A Free Early Season Lift Ticket; OR a Free Midweek Lift Ticket; OR a Two-for-One Lift Ticket OR Snow Valley’s Free Learn to Ski or Ride offer that includes a 2-hour Beginner Lesson with a complete ski or snowboard rental package and beginner lift access for anyone 13 years or older.  Some holiday and date restrictions apply.

Bargains, bargains, bargains! Over $6 Million Dollars of holiday bargains on brand-name ski and snowboard gear including:  K2, Burton, Columbia, Descente, Spyder, Ride, Nordica, Rossignol, Salomon, LibTech, Tecnica and more will be on sale up to 70% off in the giant sale area or offered at the exhibit booths on the show floor.  Retailers will give attendees a one-stop shopping convenience at Ski Dazzle from Action Water Sports, Bill’s Sports, Boarder Sports, Get Outdoors 365, Grace Folly, Hughes Ski Hut, Jack’s Surfboards, Rack N Road, Ruroc Helmets, Snow Bunny Apparel, SkiPro, just to name a few.

Resort Seminars reward lively audience participation with drawings for thousands of dollars of lift tickets, season passes, skis, snowboards and gear.  Don’t miss these daily fun and informative seminars where industry experts answer your questions about the incredible new IKON Pass, Mountain Collective or EPIC Season Passes.  Money saving tips and inside info from local and destination resorts will offer even more ways to save money on your winter fun.

Ski Dazzle admission tickets are available in advance online or during the show:  $20 for adults (includes a free lift ticket). $5 for children 6-12 and children six years and under are free but do not include the lift ticket offer. Show times vary:  November 16 (3pm to 11pm), November 17 (11am to 10pm) and November 18 (12pm to 6pm). Advance tickets are on sale now along with parking and event information at

LA Weekly Magazine and Teton Gravity Research are exclusive media sponsors of Ski Dazzle.

About Ski Dazzle®

Ski Dazzle® hosts the nation’s largest annual consumer ski and snowboard show and sale. The family-friendly event features winter and active sport exhibitors, show specials, season pass and lift ticket packages, audience participation events, contests, prizes, seminars and free beginner ski school and kids riglet park lessons from pro instructors right at the show. Ski Dazzle® is second only to the L.A Auto Show as the longest running consumer event at the L.A Convention Center, celebrating its 55TH year as the Los Angeles Ski & Snowboard Show & Sale.  For more information, please visit