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Special Dining Events

Special Dining Events

Location: Black Mountain Lodge, 6th Alley Bar & Grill
Phone Number: 970.513.5772 (Meredith Smith)

Arapahoe Basin's annual Moonlight Dinner Series highlights cuisine from mountain regions of the world with menus crafted by Chef Clint Ketchum. These dining experiences are held at the beautiful Black Mountain Lodge at mid-mountain, and include a lift ride (except for skinning events), a four-course, buffet-style dining experience and live entertainment. Our Supper Clubs feature special theme menus created by Chef Chris Rybak and are served in our base-area restaurant. Make your reservation for one of these unique experiences!

Moonlight Dinners

Chef Ketchum will take your palate on a journey around the world, sourcing the ingredients, spices and recipes that make for a memorable night. Come learn about and enjoy global cuisine! 

Moonlight Dinner Dates for 2019-20

  • December 7: Spain; Randonee Dinner (not lift-served)  * SOLD OUT

  • December 31: New Year's Eve in the Mountains  * SOLD OUT

  • January 11: Central & South America  * SOLD OUT

  • February 8: Pacific Rim * SOLD OUT

  • March 7: Italy * SOLD OUT

  • April 11: Hawaiian Luau; Randonee Dinner (not lift-served) * CANCELLED

All dinner reservations must be booked online in advance. Sales begin at 8:00 a.m. MST on the Mondays listed below, roughly one month prior to the dinner. Be aware that they sell out in minutes!

General Moonlight Dinner Itinerary

  • 6:00 p.m.: Check-in begins at the Winter Sports Center. Join us in the 6th Alley Bar & Grill, which will remain open until the lift begins turning for happy hour.
  • 6:45-7:00 p.m.: Loading begins on the Black Mountain Express lift*
  • 7:00 p.m.: Doors open at Black Mountain Lodge
  • 10:00 p.m.: Dinner service ends; downloading on Black Mountain Express*

*Only for lift-served dinners. The December 7 and April 11 events do NOT have a lift-served option. You must skin/ski/ride/snowshoe to and from mid-mountain. 

Moonlight Dinner Slideshow

Black Mountain Lodge_Dave Camara
Black Mountain Lodge Interior_Dave Camara
Bridal Party_Brian Kraft
 Ceremony at Black Mountain Lodge_Caroline Colvin
Ceremony Space_Gillespie Photography
Chairlift Ride_Brian Kraft
Couple in Wildflowers_Brian Kraft
Post Ceremony Chairlift_Gillespie Photography

How to Make Your Reservation (Required)

Reservations are required and take place online, ONLY. Sales begin at 8:00 a.m. MST on the dates listed below. We no longer accept bookings by phone and online bookings are limited to 8 per reservation. If you want to book more than 8 per party, you'll need to do separate orders. 

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On-Sale Dates for 2019-20

If you do not make your online reservations on these days, you will not get in! Please see above for actual Moonlight Dinner dates. These are purchase dates: 

  • November 4: Spain; Randonnee Dinner (not lift-served) * sold out
  • November 4: New Year's Eve in the Mountains * sold out
  • December 2: Central & South America * sold out
  • January 6: Pacific Rim * sold out
  • February 3: Italy * sold out
  • March 2: Hawaiian Luau; Randonnee Dinner (not lift-served) * CANCELLED

Cancellation Policy

Moonlight Dinner reservations are NON-REFUNDABLE but you may transfer your reservation by calling us if you can't attend.  A-Basin Moonlight Dinners will take place in any weather conditions, so please keep an eye on the forecast and plan accordingly.

Supper Clubs

Arapahoe Basin's special dinner events return in 2020! Join us for an evening of great food and entertainment. Book in advance to secure your spot. 

Supper Club: Prime Rib Night

Friday, January 17 @ 7:00 p.m.
$35 + tax & gratuity

Beer Makers Dinner feat. New Belgium Brewing

Friday, January 31 @ 7:00 p.m.
$66 + tax & gratuity

Valentine's Day Dinner & Salsa Dancing

Friday, February 14 @ 7:00 p.m.
$70 + tax & gratuity

Supper Club: Mardi Gras Night

Friday, February 28 @ 7:00 p.m.
$30 + tax & gratuity

Supper Club: Fish Fry Night

Friday, March 13 @ 7:00 p.m.
$30 + tax & gratuity

Women, Whiskey and Western Wear (CANCELLED)

Friday, March 27 @ 7:00 p.m.
$60 + tax & gratuity

Beer Makers Dinner featuring Odell Brewing (ON HOLD)

Friday, April 17th @ 7:00 p.m.
$66 + Tax and gratuity 


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