5 Fridays At RED Mountain Resort

July 7th | July 14th | July 28th | Aug 4th | Aug 11th | Aug 18th

Fridays from 5-9pm in July & August on the Base Lodge Deck

Don’t you wish every day was Friday? While we can’t technically make that happen, we plan to celebrate those Fridays we do have to the MAX this summer! Starting at 5pm we have beer, beats and BBQ! Grab your friends and head up to the RED deck to enjoy live music, and a different food offering and featured brewery each week!

July 7th Kick Off!
Join us for the first Five Fridays on July 7th for the can release party of the brand new RED x Tailout Brewing Collab Beer – Stoked Spokes Hazy Session IPA! Check out the artwork & beer description! »

Something New Each Week!
Once is never enough! We’re stoked to be featuring a different brewery each Friday, along with a new delicious food menu too! And don’t miss our grand finale on August 18th – our Battle of the Brews faceoff! Check out the calendar details »

Cycle Series is back for 2023!
Race down RED’s famous mountain bike trails and finish with some grub, tunes, and cold bevvies at Five Fridays. Now with prizes and winners every week! Get all the details and register here »

Interested in playing at one of our Five Fridays?

Aug 18: Final Finale

Locals Appreciation Party!

WE APPRECIATE YOU! For the last Five Friday of the season, we are offering some special deals and prizes for all you lovely locals (and visitors too)! Come up to the deck Aug 18th and let’s celebrate this season and your continued support by going out with a bang. There will be lower prices, lots of food options and tons of giveaways!

  • Food & Beer starting at $5!
  • Tons of Prizes & Giveaways including Between the Peaks Music Festival Tickets, a Smith Kit ($480 value), Rossland Wine & Spirits Gift Card and more!

So send off the summer with a BANG and come on up to the RED Deck to enjoy some tunes, tasty food and cold beer!

The Dates:

Food, music and breweries to be announced

July 7

Can Release Party: RED x Tailout Brewing Collab Beer Stoked Spokes
Join us for the first Five Fridays & try a killer new summer beer release!

Check it out »

Brewery: Tailout Brewing
Music: The Latin Lovers
Food:Taco Night – Pork Al Pastor, Chicken Mole, Portobello Mushroom, Mexi Rice, Refried Beans, Salad, Mac’n’cheese & Dessert

July 14

Brewery: Smugglers Trail Caskworks
Music: DJ Mr. Dirty
Food: Greek Night – Falafel, Shwarmas, Salads, Greek Rice or Potatoes & Dessert

July 28

Brewery: Wild North
Music: TruckVanCar
Food: Montreal Street Food Cart Night – Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwiches, Smoked Veggie Options, Salads & Desserts

Aug 4

Brewery: Rossland Beer Co.
Music: Trish
Food: Stir Fry Night – Meat & Vegetarian Stirfry, Rice, Noodles, Salads & Desserts

Aug 11

Brewery: Erie Creek Brewing
Strait & Narrow samples & giveaways
Music: Karli Harrison
Food: Grill Night – Food starting at $5

Aug 18

Locals Appreciation Party
Send off summer with a bang! Locals, this one’s for you.

$5 Beers from Stanley Park
Music: DJ Van Dyk
Food: $5 Hot Dogs, $9 Burgers & More (while quantities last)
Raffles/Prizes: Between the Peaks Tickets, Smith Kit (Helmet & Sunglasses $480 Value), Rossland Wine & Spirits Gift Card & More

Check out the Friday fun!

4-event bike race series at RED

July 8th | July 29th | Aug 5th | Aug 12th

Are you a one-and-done type or a four and hardcore kind of rider? Whichever one you are, get geared up and pumped up for the first-ever RED Mountain Five Fridays Cycle Series this summer! Starting Friday, July 8th, we’ll be kicking off a 4-event timed downhill bike race series right here at RED, tied into our weekly Five Fridays events! Compete on a new course each week, with a different trail revealed every week on the Wednesday before race day. Game on!

Not interested in racing? No problem, come cheer on the participants from the RED Deck starting at 5PM until 9PM with some delicious food and cold brews. Musical performances every week just to sweeten the pot!

Watch the videos from the races!

Dates & Times

The timed downhill races will start at 5:30PM with registration in advance. Register in one of 3 categories: Youth, Women or Men. Registration, Bib pick up and waiver signing required pre-race from 3-5PM in the base area.

PLUS: A big thanks to Wirewood Construction, who will be providing a free beer ticket to every registered racer (19+) for Five Fridays on the RED deck after the race.

July 8th, July 29th, Aug 5th, Aug 12th

Start Times:
Youth (under 16): 5:30PM
Followed by Women then Men
Awards on the deck: 8pm


  • Registration: $12 (plus tax), register prior to the race
    • Free Beer Ticket for every registered racer (19+) for Five Fridays on the RED deck thanks to Wirewood Construction
  • Racers must sign waiver prior to each weeks race (3-5pm in the RED Base Area)
  • 100 Racers Max
  • Racers will be required to pedal to the top of course
  • No E-bikes. This is a pedal to the metal kinda party!
  • Course will be announced the Wednesday prior to the race
  • Timed downhill from top to bottom on a flagged course
  • Food, beverage & live music on the Deck from 5-9PM for spectators and racers
  • Tons of prizes up for grabs!

Course Map (announced the Wednesday before the race):

July 8th – Paydirt

July 29th – Gold Digger

August 5th – Redhead

August 12th – Dragon Tail


A big thank you to everyone that came out and competed in our first ever Five Fridays Cycle Series! The races were a doozy with all the competitors kicking butt on Paydirt, Gold Digger, Redhead & Dragon Tail! We are constantly amazed at the level of talent we see around the resort. A huge congrats to Dorian DeBruyn, Katie Spittlehouse, and Max Nutini for taking out the U16, Women, and Men divisions respectively.

Check out the times and final leaderboard rankings below.
Pardon the spelling errors, we did our best with the handwriting.

Cycle Series Leader Board

Under 16
1. Dorian DeBruyn (350pts)
2. Edward Sytuke (220pts)
3. Bailen Briggs (210pts)

1. Katie Spittlehouse (390pts)
2. Lisa Kooy (230pts)
3. Jess Kuzik (190pts)

1. Max Nutini (380pts)
2. Michael Watt (290pts)
3. Daniel Brothers (230pts)


Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place for each category every race. Points will be awarded for each race based on time categories and carried over from week to week.

The Grand Prizes will go to the individuals with the highest cumulative point totals at the end of the race series.
Grand Prize Winners in each age division will win:

1st Place: 22/23 RED Season Pass
2nd Place: 5-Day Kootenay Locals Only Card
3rd Place: 3-Day Kootenay Locals Only Card

All awards will be announced on the Deck after the final race around 8PM. The Grand Prize will be awarded post-race on Friday Aug 12th.

Check out the photos from July 29!

Check out the July 8 Photos

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Photos: Ashley Voykin