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Moonlight Dinners, 2022-23 season

Moonlight Dinners, 2022-23 season

Location: Black Mountain Lodge

Arapahoe Basin's annual Moonlight Dinner Series highlights cuisines from mountain regions of the world. These dining experiences are held at the beautiful Black Mountain Lodge at mid-mountain with views of the Continental Divide. Experiences begin and end with a ride under the stars on the Black Mountain Express Lift. Each dinner features a multi-course, buffet-style dining experience, live entertainment, and specially chosen drinks.

Food and Beverage Director & Executive Chef Christopher Rybak, Chef Alison Beazley, and their team bring extensive culinary experience and passions for creativity to these unique dining events. Chef Beazley is a Summit County native and comes to A-Basin immediately following several years at the venerable French Laundry, a three Michelin Star restaurant. Her menus, reimagined for the 2022-23 winter season, 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. 

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2022-23 Winter Dinners

  • December 31, 2022: New Year's Eve Celebration (take the lift or skin/snowshoe) - SOLD OUT

  • January 7, 2023: Argentina - SOLD OUT

  • February 4, 2023: Rocky Mountains (wild game and fish) - SOLD OUT

  • March 11, 3023: Southern France - SOLD OUT

  • April 22, 2023: Hawaiian Luau (tentative date; on sale soon)

Important Reservation Info

Reservations are required and open for each dinner one month, or more, in advance. Reservations MUST be made online; you cannot call to make a reservation. 

When they go live, you will be able to reserve Moonlight Dinners here, on our storeIf you don't see them, they are not available. 

You can book up to 6 spots with one reservation. If you have more than 6 who want to sit together, please make all of your reservations and then give us a call to discuss seating arrangements. If, for example, you have two couples that want to eat together, your best bet is to put all 4 people on the same reservation. Moonlight Dinners are family-style seating on large picnic tables, not reserved tables. We will do our best to accommodate you but cannot guarantee that very large parties can all sit together. 

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General Evening Itinerary

  • 6:00-6:30 p.m.: Check-in for the dinner. Head to the 6th Alley Bar & Grill for happy hour until the lift opens.

  • 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. Typically, one dinner per season is not lift-serviced. 

Ski Season Hours

Each event runs from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. You make a reservation for the whole evening, not a specific time slot. 


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