The Gin Blossoms are coming to Scranton.
Montage Mountain Resorts, 1000 Montage Mountain Road, announced today that it will host the band for Mountainfest 2020, set for Saturday, March 7. Mountainfest activities, including pond skimming registration, start at 11 a.m., and the Gin Blossoms will perform at 5 p.m.
In addition to the all-ages show, the event also will include costume pond skimming, indoor and outdoor bars, giveaways, skiing, snowtubing and more. It will take place outdoors on the snow and will be held no matter the weather, so guests are advised to dress appropriately.
Mountainfest lift tickets and snowtubing tickets include entry to the concert, and lift tickets are valid for specific times.
2020 winter season members get in to Mountainfest for free. Several ticket options are available: $30 for general admission concert entry, $30 for a three-hour snowtubing session with general admission concert entry, $35 for youth (ages 5 to 17) night lift ticket (valid from 4 to 10 p.m.) with general admission concert entry, $39 for adult (ages 18 and older) night lift ticket (valid from 4 to 10 p.m.) with general admission concert entry, $54 for youth (ages 5 to 17) all-day lift ticket (valid from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.) with general admission concert entry, $67 for adult (ages 18 and older) all-day lift ticket (valid from 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.) with general admission concert entry, and $149 for the VIP premium access package with all-day (8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.).lift ticket or snowtubing ticket, complimentary equipment rental, a drink ticket, covered viewing area, VIP bar access, heat lamps, and a Mountainfest T-shirt, poster, and laminate. A limited amount of VIP tickets are available.
Ski or snowboard equipment rental costs $35.
Founded in Arizona, the Gin Blossoms rose to national prominence in the 1990s, releasing such hits as “Hey Jealousy,” “Follow You Down” and “Til I Hear It From You.” The band recently released the album “Mixed Reality.”
For tickets, visit momtn.com/mountainfest. Head to the Facebook event page for more information.
Caitlin Heaney West is the content editor for Access NEPA and oversees the Early Access blog in addition to working as a copy editor and staff writer for The Times-Tribune. An award-winning journalist, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Shippensburg University and also earned a master’s degree from Marywood University. Caitlin joined the Times-Shamrock family in 2009 and lives in Scranton. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest