Mt. Hood Meadows logo

MLK Holiday Weekend Loaded with Events at Mt. Hood Meadows

Categories: Guest Connection Inside Meadows Media Center Transportation

Mt. Hood Meadows is event central for this MLK holiday weekend. We’re  presenting a passholder appreciation day Friday to set the tone for the 3 day holiday weekend, and ends with a Monday evening fundraiser for Rotary offering $15 evening lift tickets when purchased online in advance. 

Park & Ride Portland Shuttle offered all three days

Park and Ride shuttle service from Portland runs Saturday, Sunday and Monday, offering round trip transportation from three pick up locations packaged with a lift ticket for just $79. In honor of Learn a Snow Sports, those trying the sport can get a Park & Ride shuttle and learn to ski or snowboard package for just $79. The package includes a Southside lift ticket, ski or snowboard rental package and a 2 hour lesson, for ages 13 and older. Must be purchased online through the Park & Ride page.

Park & Ride

ReRack Rail Jam and Apres Ski Saturday!

Saturday, January 17 the ReRack Rail jam will be presented at the Shipyard rail park from 3 - 8 PM. There is no entry fee although liability releases are required (registration starts at noon). This will be the first Rail Jam featuring the new Shipyard Rope Tow which should add to the energy and vibe of the event.

Saturday’s Apres’ Ski band in Vertical is Swan Sovereign, a Portland, Oregon trio with punchy, defiant pop songs, buttery harmonies, and bossy lyrics, performing from 3 - 6 PM.

Demo Day and Bud Light FREE Bus Sunday!

Sunday, January 18 is Mt. Hood’s largest Demo Day, with ski and snowboard manufacturers showing off their latest equipment. The demo is free but requires release with Driver’s License and credit card. Guests can demo skis or snowboards for 2 or 3 runs, then exchange them for a new demo to assist in their purchasing decisions. Registration starts at 8 AM and goes until 1 PM early arrival is advised for this very popular event.

Also Sunday Bud Light is running a FREE motor coach to Meadows to watch the conference championship games on Vertical’s Big Screen TVs. Skiing, football and beer. Could it get any better? Enjoy discounts on lift tickets and meal vouchers this weekend and watch the NFC Championship Game at 12:00 PM and AFC Championship Game at 3:30 PM! 7 AM Departure from Tualatin at Lower Boones Ferry Road  and 4 PM departure from Mt. Hood Meadows. For ages 21 and older to reserve a seat email

Rotary Night Monday with $15 evening lift ticket!

Monday, January 19 is Rotary Night with a special $15 2 - 9 PM lift ticket available for purchase online in advance. The evening of the ticket will be $20. The special evening raises money for the Hood River Rotary Club scholarship fund awarded to area high school seniors. Joe Stoddard is the featured performer. For details visit Note: This special Fundraising event requires the special lift ticket to ride lifts after the regular lift closing time of 4 PM.

Purchase $15 Rotary Night Ticket