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Join MEC x POW Canada x Arc'teryx for our annual Season Opener – an all-out celebration to welcome winter.

We’re excited to welcome you in-store for a show-stopping lineup of films, pro athlete chats, epic prizes, and drinks (by donation) from GURU and local brewery sponsors.

Everyone is welcome – we can’t wait to see you there!

Tickets are just $15 and all proceeds go to Protect Our Winters Canada.

Buy your tickets here


Event details:

October 23
Doors: 7:30pm
Show starts: 8:00pm
111 2nd Ave East, Vancouver


Climate change chat and athlete panel

Want to become a climate advocate but don’t know where to start? We’ve mobilized our friends at POW Canada, pro mountain athletes, ambassadors, and outdoor industry professionals to lend their voice to a national movement for climate action. Together we’ll discuss climate advocacy, the effects of climate change in the local mountains and snowpack, and the power of community in creating change.

Expect an hour of laughs, climate change chats, and stoke for all things snow.

Epic prizes and silent auction

Your chance to win the latest ski gear and backcountry experience (if you’ve ever been to one of our events, you know our raffles are jam-packed).

Raffle prizes

Your event ticket automatically gets you entered into the raffle – and it’s pretty huge. We’ll have lots of gear giveaways, along with epic grand prizes per location:

Vancouver grand prize:

  • One-day guided backcountry ski/board adventure for you and 5 friends, with Elevation Guides

  • $250 MEC gift card, to help you gear up for your adventure

Silent auction package

We've teamed up with our friends at Arc'teryx to provide you with the ultimate winter kit, which will be up for silent auction at the event:

All proceeds from the raffle and silent auction will be donated to POW Canada, in their efforts to address climate change.

October 23, 2022 at 7:00pm - 10pm