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Angel Fire Resort's 10th Annual Big Ol' Texas Weekend

ANGEL FIRE, NM - (JANUARY 16, 2014) - Angel Fire Resort, located in the Southern Rocky Mountains of New Mexico, is throwing its 10th Annual Big Ol' Texas Weekend party January 23-26, 2014. It's an appreciation weekend to thank the ski area's loyal Texas crowd, which makes up over 50% of its skiing visitors, with themed entertainment, live music and special discounts for those living in Texas and in other parts of the country.

"For our 10th year we've decided to ramp things up a bit more, by bringing in a popular touring group of singer/songwriters to entertain our guests in a series of live concerts throughout the resort," explains Dan Swanson, director of marketing, Angel Fire Resort. "Also while we're giving special discounts to Texas residents, this year we're also offering special packages to those who may not live in Texas, but still want to come up and celebrate with us Texas-style."

In celebration, Texas visitors with a valid ID will receive discounts on lift tickets all weekend long--$12 off for adults, $6 off for teens and $3 off for juniors and a special VIP Package offer that includes concert tickets, lift tickets, VIP Party and lodging. There are also special packages available for those living in other states.

The weekend will kick off Thursday night with Texas themed events including a VIP Meet and Greet with the Artists and live music. Full Schedule of Events includes:
THURSDAY - JANUARY 23
5 pm VIP Meet and Greet with the Artists
7 pm - Live music with Mighty Royalty and The Accidental Harpist
FRIDAY - JANUARY 24
4 pm - Live music with Michael Smith
5 pm - Live music with Bryan Burns
6 pm - Texas Hold'em Tournament
6 pm - Boot Scootin' Barn Dance and BBQ
6 pm - Live music with Lars Ribbon on the Cello at Elements
8 pm - Concert with Tim Nichols, Jody Booth, Sundance Head and Aubrey Lynn England
SATURDAY - JANUARY 25
7 am - Big Ol' Texas Breakfast at Annie's
12pm - The Big Texan Steak Eating Challenge
3 pm - Big Ol' Texas Rail Jam on Powder City (new front side terrain park)
4 pm - Live music with Ry Taylor
5 pm - Live music with Mighty Royalty and the Accidental Harpist
6 pm - Live music with Lars Ribbons on the Cello at Elements
8 pm - Concert with Tim Nichols, Jody Booth, Sundance Head and Aubrey Lynn England
SUNDAY - JANUARY 26
7 am - Big Ol' Texas Breakfast at Annies
8 am - Texas First Tracks - an early morning guided ski tour for the VIP Package

"Celebrating our Texas skiers on our New Mexico ski mountains, makes for a whole lot of winter fun," states Swanson. "This event has grown in popularity and continues to become more of a party each season. It's something we truly look forward to hosting."

For more details about The Big Ol' Texas Weekend, Angel Fire winter rates, trails and reservations go to www.angelfireresort.com or call 800-633-7463.

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About Angel Fire Resort
Angel Fire Resort is a top year-round mountain resort destination in New Mexico. Situated at over 8,600' elevation in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Angel Fire strives to offer the best value and choice for family outdoor recreation activities to its members, guests and visitors--including skiing, snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, tennis, fishing, hiking and more. For additional information on Angel Fire Resort, resort membership, or opportunities for real estate investment in Angel Fire, please call 800-633-7463 or visit the resort's website at www.angelfireresort.com.

To line up an interview with an Angel Fire executive or for more information contact:

Krysty Ronchetti
Public Relations Rep
Angel Fire Resort
505-821-9279
krysty@sjcommunications.com