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Meadows Celebrates 1st Thursday with a Block Party and Grand Opening of Altitude

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Meadows First Thursday Block Party
  • Live entertainment, raffles for prizes and fun activities
  • Altitude Mountain Lifestyle retail store Grand Opening
  • MTP Tour Stop with a FREE season pass (for ages 6 and under) or junior lift ticket (for ages 7 - 14)

Mt. Hood Meadows will celebrate 1st Thursday at it's Pearl District location October 1 from 4 - 8 PM. The third annual block party features live music, a Meadows to the People appearance with instructors to provide shredding experiences for kids, a corn hole tournament and a whole lot more! 

It’s also the grand opening of Altitude the Pearl’s newest mountain lifestyle retail store. There will be grand opening specials - a corn hole shot to save an additional 10% on your Altitude purchase, $10 Meadows T-shirts and $10 Meadows kids sweatshirts. Altitude also has a huge selection of outerwear reduced 60% for the grand opening.

Resort Executive Director of Communications Dave Tragethon says the event truly brings the spirit of the mountain to Portland. “Our mountain team is excited about giving a preview of the upcoming season at this event. Our ski and snowboard coaches will be demonstrating techniques and we’ll be showcasing the offerings of our new executive chef. It’s a fun party that gets everyone stoked for the season!" Tragethon notes that all kids who take the MTP experience receive a free season pass (for ages 6 and under) or a free junior lift ticket (ages 7 - 14).

Meadows Culinary Team led by new Executive Chef Matt Stine will be serving up the food (just $6 a plated serving, $9 for a serving and a pint of brew). Meadows Passholders eat free! Oregon’s favorite microbrews will be served for just $4 a pint and wine is $6. Proceeds benefit our neighbor BodyVox.

The event also showcases resort sponsors including a Pisten Bully snowcat that those attending can see close up. The entire block between NW Northrup and Overton on 17th Street will be closed for the party.

First Thursday Block Party and Altitude Grand Opening Poster