Sunburst Winter Sports Park in Kewaskum celebrating 60 years in business | Business

Sunburst is entering its 60th year of operations, and the Washington County skiing and snow tubing landmark is commemorating the milestone with an on-site celebration on Saturday, Oct. 2.

All are welcome to attend the party, which will run from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. In addition to a ski swap where guests can trade equipment with each other, the event will feature live music, face painting, hay rides, merchandise and discounted season passes for sale.

Sunburst owner Rob Friedl is eager to welcome guests back to the slopes, and the celebration on Saturday could draw around 1,000 visitors if the weather is favorable.

“Every fall we do our annual ski swap, so this is basically our ski swap on steroids,” Friedl said. “We’re holding it a little earlier, and the idea is we’re in the process of re-branding the hill. If you come to the event you’ll be able to buy season passes for $199, which we believe is still the best value you can get for skiing in…

Read more…