Four Long Weekend Retail Sales You Don’t Want To Miss

The August Long Weekend in Blue Mountain and Collingwood is synonymous with tent sales. Shoppers come from around the region looking to score the best deals on skis, snowboards and outerwear in preparation for the winter.

The retail environment looks a little different this year, and, in an effort to make sure the shopping experience is as safe as possible, stores have adjusted their operations and put new policies in place. To save you from having to track down all this information yourself, we’ve gone ahead and gathered all the information about this weekend’s big sales.

Hillside Outfitters at Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain has opened a new Closeout Centre in the upper level of the Hillside Outfitters shop at the foot of the mountain. The store features 45% to 70% discounts on softgoods and hardgoods from popular brands like Patagonia, Burton, Roots, Columbia, The North Face, Volcom, Roxy, Quiksilver, O’Neill, Vans, Spyder, Elan, Rossignol, Volkl, Head, Blizzard, and more

Sale Highlights
  • 70% off baselayers
  • 60% off outerwear
  • 50% off casual wear and footwear
  • 45% to 70% off skis, snowboards, boots and bindings
Adjusted Operations
  • Masks or face coverings must be worn while indoors, and physical distancing guidelines must be adhered to.
  • Maximum of 16 guests in the store at a time.
  • One Fitting Room is available for use.
  • Clothing that’s tried on but not purchased will be isolated for 36 hours.
  • Fitting Room will be sanitized after every use
  • Final sale on all items purchased at closeout discounts.
  • Guest are asked to use hand sanitizer stations when entering and leaving store.
  • One-way customer flow.
Location

Blue Mountain Resort
1759 Village Crescent
The Blue Mountains, Ontario
L9Y 0V2

Hours of Operation

Friday: 8:30am – 9pm
Saturday: 8:30am – 9pm
Sunday: 8:30am – 9pm
Monday: 8:30am – 9pm

Squire John’s

The Squire John’s Tent Sale has been moved to the Toronto Ski Club to give customers much more room to spread out compared to the usual tent setup.

Sale Highlights
  • Save 50% to 70% off skis, snowboards, outerwear, accessories and more! 
  • Land a savings of up to $170 CAD on your Ikon Pass.
  • Enter to win a four-night winter vacation to Mont Tremblant.
Adjusted Operations
  • Masks or face coverings must be worn while indoors, and physical distancing guidelines must be adhered to.
  • Limited number of customers inside at a time.
  • One-way entry and exit doors.
  • Hand sanitizer stations.
  • One-way customer flow.
Hours of Operation

Friday: 8am – 6pm
Saturday: 8am – 6pm
Sunday: 9am – 5pm
Monday: 9am – 4pm

Location

Toronto Ski Club
796456 Grey County Road 19
The Blue Mountains, Ontario
L9Y 0N6

Skiis & Biikes

Collingwood’s Skiis & Biikes location is currently open for service only. They’re opting for a virtual version of their tent sale this year with special features in their online shop.

Sale Highlights
  • Up to 70% off winter hardgoods and softgoods.
  • Feature item door crasher specials.
  • Open 24 hours a day.
Hours of Operation

July 31 – August 4

Location

Online at skiisandbiikes.com

Fathom Boards

Fathom has decided to forego a tent sale for the August Long Weekend, but maintains a sale space featuring hardgoods and softgoods from previous seasons within their store.

Adjusted Operations
  • Masks or face coverings must be worn while indoors, and physical distancing guidelines must be adhered to.
  • Limited number of customers inside at a time.
Hours of Operation

Friday: 10am – 3pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Sunday: 10am – 3pm
Monday: 10am – 3pm

Location

470 First Street
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 1B8

Published by Jason Petznick

Jason is Blue Mountain's Coordinator of all things under the Digital Marketing umbrella. He is an avid snowboarder and mountain biker, while also finding time to dabble in writing, photography, and design. His least favourite things include pineapple on pizza, and writing biographies about himself.