MEC Snowfest North Vancouver

  • Date
    Saturday, 15 November, 2014
  • Time
    From 10:00 am to 05:00 pm PST
  • Organizer
    MEC North Vancouver
  • Price
  • Address
    MEC North Vancouver
    212 Brooksbank Ave.
    North Vancouver, BC

It's time for MEC Snowfest North Vancouver!


Come join us on Saturday November 15th and get in on tons of great deals at our legendary Snow Swap, some sweet prize giveaways, and informative clinics from some of the best minds in the industry.

The festivities will get rolling around 10am which is also when we will start up Snow Swap. MEC North Vancouver will have clinics and activities running throughout the day.

Check out the details below to learn more:

MEC Snow Swap

Looking to score some sweet deals on used gear? Maybe looking to free up some closet space by selling some previously-loved snowsports gear? Snow Swap at MEC Snowfest North Vancouver is the place to be!

  • Gear up for winter with clothing, ski gear, snowshoes and other necessities.
  • $1 fee to put an item in Snow Swap, plus 15% commission if item is sold. ($70 cap on commission)
  • Items can be dropped of on Sunday November 9th from 3pm to 5pm, Thursday November 13th from 7pm to 9pm or Friday November 14th between 10am and 6pm. Must be snow related gear!
  • The Snow Swap will take place from 10am to 3pm on November 15th. Visa, M/C, Debit, cash accepted.
  • Unsold items and cash to be picked up after 3pm at Snowfest. Items not picked up by end of day November 15th will be donated at the decretion of MEC.

Stay tuned for more info as it becomes available!

Clinics and Workshops

We are excited to be hosting a number of great clinics and workshops at this year's MEC Snowfest North Vancouver. 

Passport & Prizes

Thanks to the support of exhibitors and sponsors we have some fantastic prizes coming your way.

Come to MEC Snowfest North Vancouver, pick up your PASSPORT from the welcome tent and enter the draw for your chance to win amazing prizes!

Prizes will be drawn at 1:00pm. Don't miss out!

Kids' Corner

Snowfest will have a designated 'kids only' area. Our MEC North Vancouver staff work together to provide your tots with great games and arts & crafts.

The Snowfest Snowglobes are back again this year! Don't miss out on the chance to make your own Snowglobe!

We will also be making Snowflakes with lots of pazazz!


Come check out the fun games MEC Snowfest North Vancouver will be having for all ages:

Beacon Scavanger Hunt: Find all the targets in the allotted time using Avalanche Search Beacons to earn your team a chance to win a prize! Practice your avalanche transceiver search techniques and see which beacon works for you!

Snowfest Trivia Pursuit: Test your ability to answer a series of winter and mountain related knowledge questions under the guidence of vendors and exhibitors. There will be three levels of difficulty so bring your "A" game for a chance to win some sweet prizes!

Kids Graphics Contest: Your tots are invited to bring their creative side to Snowfest! We will have Ski and Snowboard Decks for you to make and decorate. Our judge, and MEC Envoy Reuben Krabbe will pick the best Decks of 4 different catagories. 

Snowfest 10% OFF Clubnight Card

Everyone who visits MEC Snowfest at the North Vancouver store will be eligable for an exclusive 10% OFF card to use at our Snowfest clubnight Thursday November 20th, 7:00pm-9:00pm.

Purchases made during the clubnight will receive a 10% discount. Discount applies in-store only with presentation of the Snowfest clubnight card. 

Exhibitors & Sponsors

MEC Snowfest North Vancouver is proud to host some of the leading brands in the snowsports industry as well as community organizations promoting active and healthy lifestyles.

Alpha Adventures


BC Hydro

B.C. Hydro and the Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) local 378 have negotiated a new 5 year agreement.

Backcountry Lodges of BC

Backcountry Access


Logo of Bolle

Canada West Mountain School




Genuine Guide Gear

Grouse Mountain

JJ Bean Coffee Roasters & Cafes


La Sportiva


Mount Seymour Resorts

North Shore Rescue


North Shore News

North Shore News Entertainment


Pivotal Health

Pivotal Health



Scarpa (Mystery Mountain Sales)


Scott (MicaSport)

Sea to Sky Gondola

Snoday Sports Inc.

Vancouver Adaptive Snowsports

Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports presents: Into the Mind

Viking Swedish Pancakes Food truck



Whistler Adaptive Sports Program

Whistler Alpine Guides


For more information, to volunteer or to become involved in any way please contact our MEC Snowfest North Vancouver Coordinator, Cate Wagstaffe (