Gay Ski Weekend: Blue Mountain Edition! Blue Mountain is the only ski resort to host an active Ontario gay ski weekend called Rainbow Ski Weekend! It’s not your typical “gay ski weekend” either!
WHAT I COVER IN THIS ARTICLE:
Blue Mountain, Ontario Gay Ski Weekend
Beautiful Blue Mountain has transformed the typical “gay ski weekend” into a family-friendly Rainbow Ski Weekend! From March 27-29, Rainbow Ski Weekend will host drag queen entertainment, family-friendly activities, parties and après ski all weekend long!
Therefore, there’s no better time to get your last gay ski on than this weekend at Blue Mountain! This fabulous ski resort is bringing PRIDE to Winter in Ontario! So bring all of your colourful rainbow ski gear and hit Blue Mountain!
OR skip the slopes and head straight for après ski!
More About The Gay Ski Weekend — Blue Mountain’s Rainbow Ski Weekend
Blue Mountain’s Rainbow Ski Weekend is truly a Winter pride of LGBTQ celebration. From a pride flag raiding ceremony to interactive outdoor entertainment, drag queens, Djs, parties, apres ski and more! All are welcome this weekend!
Blue Mountain Village is a four-season resort located just over a 2-hour drive north of Toronto, in the Collingwood area! Blue Mountain Resort is Ontario’s largest ski resort, offering a true ski village atmosphere; lodging, shopping, dining, and a wide variety of activities all year long. Perfect for a day-trip, or an affordable local get-away.
My Thoughts on Gay Ski Week & Gay Ski Weekends
Overall, I’m a HUGE fan of any gay ski week in Canada! However, because “gay ski week” or weekend has been labelled as “gay”, I’ve always felt the phrase lacked inclusivity.
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The LGBTQ+ community is built on inclusivity of all people including allies who don’t identify as LGBTQ. And the sad truth is that I’ve have heard from many allies who I invite to a gay ski weekend the following:
“I’m not gay, so are you sure I can go skiing this weekend?”
It makes me upset to hear an ally doesn’t feel welcomed to some of the best winter pride events in Canada just because they don’t fit the label of the event.
This is why I’m a huge supporter of Blue Mountain for hosting their first annual Rainbow Ski Weekend and welcoming all people no matter what colour of the rainbow they are! It’s a gay ski weekend where I feel comfortable bringing friends and family to celebrate the LGBTQ community, no matter their sexuality.
So, make sure to support your local Pride events and grab your red snow pants, orange ski jacket, yellow hat, green scarf, blue gloves and something purple/violet to join the most colourful LGBTQ family celebration of diversity and inclusiveness you can imagine at the first annual Rainbow Ski Weekend at Blue Mountain!