The XOS Battle of the Sexes Winterfest
will be held Feb. 3, 4 in Big Bear
Village at the Big
Center parking lot. It will offer a snowboard rail
jam, fashion shows, and DJ battles.
“We want to give women a comfortable forum where they can
showcase their talents without any pressures. Winterfest
is designed to give them a chance to playfully participate against the guys in
a fun atmosphere,” said event producer Marisa Lupo. “The other key piece of Winterfest
is to communicate the message about breast cancer, the importance of self
examination and early detection, and to provide knowledge to fight the deadly
event kicks off Feb. 3 with a night-time DJ concert, featuring
top-name DJs, and fashion show inside a large structured tent. The next day, the Big
Center will be transformed into a winter-themed festival with a kid’s snow play area, snowshoe
demos, live entertainment, carnival-type games, food vendors and art displays.
The main attraction is the XOS Rail Jam featuring top female snowboarders on
professionally-built rails and jibs.
Once the sun goes down, the music starts up again in the tented arena for a
second DJ concert and fashion show Saturday night.
Both tented DJ concerts are from 5
p.m. to midnight for ages 18 and over. Admission is $25 each night. (A
portion of ticket sales goes to Boarding for Breast Cancer, a non-profit,
youth-focused education, awareness and fundraising foundation for breast
Saturday’s daytime festivities are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission