echo ''."\n";
| Events |

Break out the DayGlo for Eldora Retro Day on Saturday

Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

It's not quite the Al Johnson Uphill/Downhill Race in terms of color, but it is a fun day with a great chance to see how ski fashions have changed. Go digging in your closet, find those old neon one-piece suits and skinny skis and go up to Eldora this Saturday, for the annual Retro Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eldora will have a DJ spinning in the base area, and giveaways and schwag from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and starting at 1 will have an obstacle course, with awards for costumes and the obstacle course given out at 2. The day concludes with a concert from 2-4 by Hot Soup at the Corona Bowl Bar.

Revisit just how bad the 70s were in all their disco-blasted glory, or go totally old school in a pair of jeans and a tie-dye shirt with painted peace signs on your cheeks and have a blast.

Here's a short video clip from last year showing the spectacle that is Retro Ski Day. Enjoy!

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.


Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.