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Three-Day Wine & Food Festival To Be Held On April 5-7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 27, 2013

MACUNGIE, PA - This is not your average wine festival! The weekend-long spring wine and food festival is planned for April 5-7th at Bear Creek Mountain Resort. In addition to the wine festival, a four course wine dinner, poolside aperitif tasting and champagne brunch will take place throughout the resort. Guests can attend all events or pick and choose whichever suit their interest.

Wine Weekend Events:
Four Course Wine Pairing Dinner ($93 per person)
April 5 at 6:30pm in the Mountain Ballroom
Taste, Savor and Learn: Guests will join wine expert Terry Balent to taste and discuss the fine wines of the new world and the old world winemaking regions. Wine will be paired with an exquisite menu prepared by Executive Chef Michael Greenstein. Advanced reservations are required. Reservations should be made online at bcmountainresort.com

Wine Festival- Saturday & Sunday sessions available ($25 in advance /$30 at the door)
April 6 and 7 from 1-5pm in the Mountain Ballroom
Guests will taste the wines of 14 wineries and 14 specialty food vendors. Morning and afternoon seminars explore topics like the cooking with wine, wine education and mixology. A.M. & P.M. seminars are free with purchase of event ticket. Steve Brosky, Jimmy Meyer, RED, 93 Turbo and Jake Kaligis will perform live music during the event.

Poolside Aperitif Tasting ($20 per person)
April 6 from 6-7pm at the outdoor pool
Guests will taste Ouzo, Pstis, Campari Aperol and a Vermouth cocktail, paired with an appropriate onion & rosemary pizza, stuffed olives and Marcona almonds. Live music will be played on the outdoor pool deck. Advanced reservations are required. Reservations should be made online at bcmountainresort.com

Sunday Champagne Brunch ($50 per person)
April 7: Seating at 10am, 11am and 12pm in The Grille
Guests will enjoy a full brunch before the Sunday festival tasting. Brunch fee of $50 per guest includes entry into the Sunday wine tasting session. Reservations are required and can be made by calling The Grille at 610-641-7149.

Pricing:

·      Four Course Wine Pairing Dinner: $93 per person

·      Wine Festival Admission: $25 per person/ per tasting session
($25 rate applies if tickets are purchased in advance. Tickets will be $30 per person/per session on the day of the event.)

·      Poolside Aperitif Tasting: $20 per person

·      Champagne Brunch & Tasting: $50 per guest

Tickets can be purchased in advance, online at www.bcmountainresort.com, over the phone at 1-866-754-2822 or in person at the front desk of The Hotel at Bear Creek.

Weekend Getaway
Starting at just $245 for two guests, this package includes an overnight stay at The Hotel at Bear Creek, two tickets for the Wine Festival and breakfast for two at the Trail’s End Café. Reservations can be made by contact the resort at 1-866-754-2822.



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About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Media Contact:
Megan Diehl, Marketing Coordinator
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1?866?SKI?AT?BC ext. 380
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Spring Fling Weekend Festival Returns To Bear Creek This Weekend

MACUNGIE, PA. ? The Spring Fling party, including the cardboard box race and pondskimming, returns March 16 & 17 to Bear Creek Mountain Resort. The cardboard box race will take place on Saturday and Ponskimming will close out the 2012-2013 winter sports season on Sunday.

Teams will race down the tubing hill in their man-made sleds, fabricated of cardboard and duct tape at the cardboard box race. Sled inspection begins at 11:30am and the race begins at noon on Saturday 3/16. Prizes will be awarded to the race champion and to the team with the most creative sled. This event is free to the public and spectators are welcome.

Ponskimming will begin at noon on Sunday, 3/17, in the base area. Participants will speed down our Kodiak trail and attempt to ski or snowboard across the pond. Spectators will cheer on their favorite contestant while enjoying live music and fun commentary. Contestants who successfully clear the pond will be entered to win an unlimited season pass for the 2013-2014 winter season. All contestants must have a lift ticket to participate.

Indoor and outdoor food and beverage service along with the tiki bar will be open both days. Spectators won’t want to miss live music featuring Local Dub and Trouble City All-Stars.



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About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Media Contact:
Megan Diehl, Marketing Coordinator
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1?866?SKI?AT?BC ext. 380
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BEAR CREEK MAKES IMPROVEMENTS FOR 2012-2013 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2012

MACUNGIE, PA. – Bear Creek Mountain Resort has made improvements for the 2012/2013 winter season that includes; a grab & go café, 22 upgraded snowguns and new equipment for our seasonal rental program.

Bear Bites a forth dining area was added. Located in our main lodge, adjacent to the Mountain Eatery, Bear Bites is a grab & go café that serves a variety of pastries, breakfast foods, specialty coffees and dessert waffles.

Over the summer, 22 of our snowguns were upgraded with a new spray manifold and nozzles. With these upgrades our snowgun fleet is now 75% automated. Automated snowguns monitor the changing weather conditions and make constant machine changes, allowing us to produce the best quality snow possible.

Due to the popularity of our seasonal rental program in its first year, All equipment has been upgraded. Ski packages include Volkl Rtm skis with Marker bindings and Dalbello boots. Snowboard packages include Flow Verve boards with Flow Flight 2 boots and Flow Vega bindings. Seasonal rentals can be purchased in the Tune Shop and start at just $99 per package.

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About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center

Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, disc golf, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Media Contact:
Ryan Werst, Marketing Assistant                                                                                                                             
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1-866-754-2822 ext. 254
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LIFT OF LOVE COMING TO BEAR CREEK ON VALENTINE’S DAY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 19, 2013

MACUNGIE, PA. ? Calling all singles! Bear Creek will be hosting ‘ski’dating on Thursday February 14, 2013. ‘Ski’dating, similar to speed dating, will take place on the Lift of Love from 7-10pm. Evening lift tickets will be just $14 for all participants. Singles will be randomly paired upon boarding the lift. Participants will have seven minutes to get to know each other while riding to the top of the mountain. Once at the top of the mountain, ‘ski’daters will decide if they want to ski together or take another ride on the lift.

Daters can mingle in the VIP area, which includes a slopeside DJ, Cupid’s fire and a s’mores buffet. The Grille is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu, which can be found online at bcmountainresort.com. This event is sponsored by Phoebe Floral & Home Décor and JEMS fashion jewelry and accessories.



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About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center
Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snowtubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Media Contact:
Megan Diehl, Marketing Coordinator
Bear Creek Mountain Resort
1?866?SKI?AT?BC ext. 380
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BEAR CREEK OFFERS SKI & STAY PACKAGES STARTING AT $98/PERSON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2012

MACUNGIE, PA. – Bear Creek Mountain Resort, located on over 330 acres in scenic Berks County, Pennsylvania, is offering an incredible value on midweek skiing with an overnight package starting at just $98 per person.

Each package includes:

  • An overnight stay at The Hotel at Bear Creek, the resort’s 116 room hotel located at
  • the base of the mountain and just steps from the chair lifts with panoramic slope views.
  • Lift ticket for the evening of arrival and the following day
  • A 50% discount on all ski and snowboard rental equipment
  • A 50% discount on all Discovery lessons at the Snowsports School
  • The option to add complimentary snowtubing tickets
  • Additional special offers for resort amenities

Bear Creek features 21 trails for skiing and snowboarding ranging from beginner to expert, three progressive terrain parks and the longest snowtubing park in the region. Ski and Stay participants will also have access to various resort amenities, including indoor and outdoor heated pools and hot tubs, The Spa at Bear Creek and Four dining facilities, including The Grille at Bear Creek, a full service restaurant and bar, the Trail’s End café and Bar, offering casual dining, the Mountain Eatery, a traditional cafeteria located in the lodge and Bear Bites a Grab & Go Café located in the lodge.

The resort is conveniently located in the mid?Atlantic region, just 60 minutes from Philadelphia, 90 minutes from Wilmington, 2 hours from New York City and 2.5 hours from Baltimore.

Rates for the Midweek Ski and Stay package start at $98 per person for a standard guest room. All rates are based on double occupancy and a $56 charge applies for each additional guest.

Packages are available Sunday through Thursday evenings excluding the Bear Creek Holidays of December 23, 2012 through December 31, 2012, January 20, 2013 through January 21, 2013 and February 15, 2013 through February 21, 2013.

Additional details can be found online at www.bcmountainresort.com. For reservations, contact Bear Creek Mountain Resort toll free at 1?866?754-2822.

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About Bear Creek Mountain Resort & Conference Center

Bear Creek Mountain Resort is nestled on over 330 acres in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing winter activities and hiking, biking, boating, disc golf, tennis and nearby golf during the spring through fall months. Bear Creek hosts numerous corporate meetings, weddings and social parties year?round. Guests can plan an event in the spacious banquet and meeting facilities, dine at The Grille at Bear Creek or the Trail’s End Cafe, relax at The Spa at Bear Creek or vacation at the hotel, The Hotel at Bear Creek, with indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.

Media Contacts:
Ryan Werst, Marketing Assistant      
1-866-SKI-AT-BC ext. 254
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