.... at Ski Sapphire Valley, NC!
Be sure to scroll down for more videos and this years schedule of events!
Be sure to watch our promo video here and see how it feels to be strapped inside an outhouse!
The Great Outhouse Races at Ski Sapphire Valley is an annual winter event where participants compete in decorated outhouses on skis. The race typically involves teams of at least three people, with one person skiing, or shall we say 'pooping' while sitting on an outhouse and the others pushing the outhouse from behind to get started.
The Great Outhouse Races at Ski Sapphire Valley - held Saturday of on President's Day Weekend!
The 2023 Ski Sapphire Valley Great Outhouse Races will be held on Presidents' Day Weekend - Saturday - 2.18.2023
The Great Outhouse Races
11:00 Special Food Service
Hotdogs sold by the Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley, full bar and menu at Slopeside Tavern, and 2 local breweries: Sweeten Creek Brewery and Hi-Wire Brewery!!
11:30 - 2:30 PM - Jackson Taylor Band
1:30 PM - Outhouse Check In
2:30 - Static Parade
3PM - Races Start!
3:30 - 5:00 PM - Spalding McIntosh and the Lionhearts
Ski Sapphire Valley's Great Outhouses Races - Great Food, Music and Fun!
"Think of this as a half-day tailgate party!"
Food and beverages will be available and you can bring your own picnic!
There are some grills near the firepit if you want to cook out.
Live music completes the experience!
Southeast Tourism Society has named Sapphire Valley Outhouse Races as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast... read more from the Press Release below...
This is a great video showing all the fun around Ski Sapphire Valley leading up to the Great Outhouse Races. Then, take Ride from Inside as we show what it takes to win! The poor pooper in this outhouse took a real beating but emerged victorious!
The Wake Up Charlotte team was on the slopes at Ski Sapphire Valley doing an early test and prep for the Great Outhouse Races!
A few years ago a 'trick skier' entertained the crowd just before the Outhouse Races - well - he really wasn't that good!
General coverage of The Great Outhouse Races from Ski Sapphire Valley! - Interviews and Images before the races!!