Opening Day to Celebrate 75 Years of Sierra!

December 3, 2022
All day event

The once impossible is now here! Join us for Opening Day and reunite with your Sierra Fam to Celebrate, ski + see the new landscape and cheers to a new chapter of Sierra-at-Tahoe while celebrating the final weeks of our 75th anniversary — in true Sierra Style!

The Opening Day Schedule:

What Where When Details
Wells Lamont Social Contest Mountain Wide All Day Join in on the social media fun, by following Sierra-at-Tahoe and posting your favorite pictures of Opening Day with #WherePlayReignsFree! Three lucky winners will receive a sweet Wells Lamont + Sierra-at-Tahoe prize pack!
DJ Dave Berkman Solstice Plaza (Weather Permitting) 8:00AM-10:00AM Start your morning off right with fresh tunes while getting your first laps of the season. 

First Chair Celebration



A season like this only happens once! Join as we officially reopen the resort for the first time since the Caldor Fire! Help us celebrate 75 years of first chairs! The first 75 guests in the lift line will receive an exclusive 2022/23 Opening Day sticker + Donut Holes. And Blackstrap is hooking up the first 50 guests with a custom F1rst Tracks buff. 

Never Summer Demo

Solstice Plaza

8:30AM - 4:00PM

Test out the latest designs + learn from the experts when you stop by the Never Summer demo tent and take a ride on your new favorite board!

Red Bull Tasting

Solstice Plaza

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Get the mid-day boost you need to make hot laps all-day + taste the full array of flavors. 

Live Music

The Pub

2:00PM-5:00 PM

Honoring our traditions, live music in The Pub is BACK! Join local favorite, Preacher's Pickers + Friends as they kick-off the  season!


Operating Hours

8:30AM to 4PM

Open Lifts & Carpets

  • Easy Rider Express
  • Slider Carpet
  • Magic Carpet

*Conditions Permitting* For live updates on lifts, trails and parks, click here .

Please note: *Early season conditions exist. Watch for unmarked obstacles*

2022/23 Early Season Lift Ticket Rates

Purchase your tickets in advance through our website to save up to 40% off ticket window pricing. 

Open Food + Beverage Outlets

  • Java Junction
  • Mama’s Kitchen
  • Sierra Pub

Ski + Snowboard Lessons

It never hurts to start off with a refresher course. Our amazing Ski School family is more than happy to help you and the groms out with all of your riding needs!  Book your lessons  here .

Need Gear? Let Our Pros Help You!

We have a full line of great skis, snowboards, boots + poles at our slope-side rental shops. Plus, our knowledgeable staff is always available to assist you.  Check out our rental options