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Angel Fire Resort to Host Labor Day Gravity Games & Brewfest 0


FESTIVAL FEATURES THREE DAYS OF FUN-COMPETIVE MOUNTAIN BIKING EVENTS, LIVE MUSIC AND COLD BREWS


ANGEL FIRE, NM - (August 14, 2013) – Angel Fire Resort (www.AngelFireResort.com) home to one of the top five mountain biking destinations in North America, today announced its line up of events for its first annual Gravity Games & Brewfest starting Friday, August 30. The Gravity Games & Brewfest is a Labor Day Weekend event that brings together outdoor music, a movie premiere, a mountain-side brewfest environment with a vast assortment of New Mexico’s finest craft beers and three days of friendly biking competitions on the mountain. The weekend will include open rides, equipment demonstrations, skills training sessions and several competitions. The three-day event will also include family friendly races, contests and a full-scale mountain biking scavenger hunt. The resort will also be offering a Friday night golf scramble sponsored by Budweiser, as well as fly-fishing and golf clinics over the weekend.






Schedule of Events Includes:


Friday, August 30, 2013


Chairlift open from 10 am - 6pm, extended hours


4:30pm Budweiser sponsored Golf Scramble – Country Club



7pm Movie in Legends or Garden Court “Not Bad” by Anthill


Saturday, August 31, 2013


Chairlift open from 10 am - 5pm


11:30am Chainless DH Race down Ziggy – meet at the summit



2pm Kids Cup race outside bike shop


3-7pm Craft Beer Sampling on Base Area Decks


4pm Whip Off Competition on Candy Land


5pm Long Jump Competition near base area decks


6pm Bike Jousting on Deck


7-10pm Live music in Village Haus with Rudy Boy Experiment – Albuquerque Blues Band


8pm Raffle in the Village Haus


Sunday, Sept 1


Chairlift open from 10am - 5pm



11am Scavenger Hunt – Bike Park


1pm Women’s Riding Clinic with Jacqueline Harmony – meet at The Bike Shop



All season pass holders (Gravity Pass Holders) will be entitled to free entry to the Gravity Games and Brewfest. Non-season pass holders 21 and older, can purchase tickets for all of the Gravity Games Events, a custom designed event pint glass and beer tastings for $40. Stand alone Gravity Games tickets can be purchased for $30. Stand alone brewfest and custom designed event pint glass entrance passes for those 21 and older can be purchased for $20.  Limited edition Gravity Games & Brewfest T-shirts will also be for sale. Tickets are available for purchase in the Angel Fire Resort Bike Shop or at the Lift Ticket Office.  


Some of the nation’s top microbrews will compete for “best of show” prizes, voted on by all the event attendees.  Some of the breweries included in this year’s brewfest are: Santa Fe Brewing Company, Marble Brewing Company, Taos Mesa Brewing, De La Vega’s Pecan Grill and Brewery and Comanche Creek Brewing Company.


Special Gravity Games & Brewfest lodging rates start at $125 plus tax, for a standard room in the Lodge and 2 tickets to the Brewfest. Also available is the Stay & Ride Mountain Bike Package starting at $69, per person, based on double occupancy and includes lodging and lift tickets.


For a complete schedule of Gravity Games & Brewfest events or more information on Angel Fire Resort lodging call 800-633-7463 or visit the web site at www.angelfireresort.com









About Angel Fire Resort


Angel Fire Resort is a top year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Situated at over 8,600’ elevation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to offer the best value and choice for family outdoor recreation activities to its members, guests and visitors--including skiing, snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, tennis, fishing, hiking and more. For additional information on Angel Fire Resort, resort membership, or opportunities for real estate investment in Angel Fire, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the resort’s website at www.angelfireresort.com.





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