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Great Bear Event Hall

The Lodge at Great Bear Ski Valley

Relax and Refuel in Our Comfortable Lodge.

Make your day at Great Bear even better by visiting our warm and inviting Lodge. Featuring a wide selection of warm food and hot and cold beverages, the Lodge provides the perfect way to fuel a fun day. So, kick back and relax in front of a roaring fire or watch one of our multiple televisions in the charming comfort of The Lodge at Great Bear Ski Valley.

The Lodge at Great Bear offers:

  • Hot and Cold Foods
  • Beverages (drink specials on select days) 
  • Tables and Seats
  • Fireplace
  • Televisions
  • Restrooms
  • ADA Compliant Facility (elevator available) 

Our banquet rooms at the Lodge look over the beginner ski area (bunny hill) and the Kirby Family Tubing Park so you can watch your family or friends with their first ski or snowboard experience or watch them have fun tubing down our newly improved tubing hill. 

The Lodge at Great Bear Ski Valley is the perfect place for your next private event. We have both indoor and outdoor spaces and full catering options.  We can provide services for birthday parties, weddings (ceremony and reception), corporate events and team building exercises, tubing parties, family reunions, class reunions and any type of event you can think of.

Inquire About An Event

Winter Menu

Great food and drinks are all part of a great day at Great Bear. The Lodge opens with the winter season which usually begins around the beginning of December and runs through mid March (weather dependent). Click on one of the menu options below to see what all we offer.

Great Bear Breakfast

Breakfast Menu

  • 2 Eggs, Sausage or Bacon
  • 2 Eggs, Sausage or Bacon and Hashbrowns
  • Egg & Sausage Crossiant
  • Biscuits & Gravy
  • Breakfast Pizza
  • Breakfast Burrito
  • Pancakes
  • French Toast
  • Cinnobabies
  • Mini Donuts
  • Bacon
  • Toast
Great Bear Pizza

Lunch/Dinner Menu

  • Hot Stuff Pizza
  • Hot Stuff Personal Pan Pizza
  • Hamburger
  • Cheeseburger
  • Bacon Cheeseburger
  • Chicken Strips
  • Grilled Chicken Breast Sandwich
  • Chicken Breast Wrap
  • Chicken Strip Wrap
  • Quesadilla
  • Grizzly Dog
Pretzels Gat Reat Bear

Snack Menu

  • Cheeseballs
  • Waffle Fries (Large)
  • Waffle Fries (Small)
  • Krinkle Kut Fries (Large)
  • Krinkle Kut Fries (Small)
  • Pretzel
  • Pretzel with Cinnamon and Sugar
  • Cheese Bread Sticks
  • Mini Corn Dogs
  • Cheese Fries (Large)
  • Cheese Fries (Small)
  • Chili Fries
  • Super Nachos
  • Nachos
  • Mini Donuts
  • Scotch A Roos
  • Giant Cookies
  • Frips
Fountain Pop At Great Bear

Beverage Menu

  • Fountain Pop (Large) 
  • Fountain Pop (Small)
  • Bottled Water
  • Gatorade
  • Amp
  • Kick Start
  • Sobe
  • Calypso
  • Nesquik (Large)
  • Nesquik (Small)
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Coffee
  • Cappuccino
  • Juice
  • Hot Cider

For Special Events & Weddings ONLY

Great Bear Event Appetizers

  • Shrimp Cocktail w/sauce 5lbs (approx. 90 count.)
  • Salmon Filet w/onions, eggs, capers & crackers
  • Chicken Drummies w/choice of dipping sauce (75 pieces)
  • Meatballs in choice of sauce (160 pieces)
  • Egg Rolls w/homemade Asian sauce (50 pieces)
  • Fruit Tray with homemade Dip priced per person
  • Cheese &crackers - 5lbs assorted cheeses w/assorted crackers
  • Veggie tray w/homemade dip 30-40 servings
  • Homemade Spinach cheese & Artichoke dip (crackers, bread or chips - approx. 25 servings)
  • Smokies in choice of sauce 3lbs (approx. 150 count)
  • Deviled eggs per dozen
  • Party sandwiches per dozen

Below is a basic catering menu, if you have specific requests please ask. No outside food or beverages may be brought into Great Bear. A $1500.00 food minimum is required. Weekday, done by 5pm minimums may be different. Due to health and insurance regulations, no food or beverage prepared for the event may be taken out of Great Bear, no exceptions.

Pricing includes linens & skirting for the serving tables, linens for other tables may be rented for $5.00 each. Beverages are not included in the prices. Pricing does not include 8.5% city and state sales tax or 15% gratuity. Prices for events booked 30 days in advance are subject to change.

Slow Roasted Hand Carved Prime Rib

  • Choice of potato – Hand mashed, garlic mashed, or wild rice blend)
  • Vegetable medley
  • Garden Fresh Salad Greens with assorted dressings
  • Assorted Specialty Dinner rolls with butter

Steak Dinner

  • 6 oz flame broiled whiskey flavored Steak
  • Choice of potato – Hand mashed, garlic mashed, or wild rice blend)
  •  Vegetable medley
  • Garden Fresh Salad Greens with assorted dressings
  • Assorted Specialty Dinner rolls with butter

2 Meat Buffet

  • Choice of 2 meats (Hand Carved Roast Beef, Roasted Turkey, Pork loin or Chicken Breast)
  • Choice of potato – Hand mashed, garlic mashed, or wild rice blend)
  • Vegetable medley
  • Garden Fresh salad greens with assorted dressing
  • Assorted Specialty Dinner rolls & Butter

Burger & Brat Buffet

  • Grilled Burgers & Bratwursts on a fresh bakery bun (hot dogs upon request)
  • Choice of 2 salads – Homemade potato salad or fresh veggie pasta, baked beans or coleslaw
  • Appropriate condiments provided

Pork Loin Sandwich Buffet

  • Hand Carved Roasted Pork loin on a fresh bakery bun
  • Choice of 2 sides – Homemade potato salad or fresh veggie pasta, baked beans or coleslaw
  • Appropriate condiments provided

Pasta Dinner

  • Homemade Alfredo or Marinara sauce with choice of pasta (bowtie or penne)
  • Roasted Meat sauce or grilled chicken added 1.99 per person
  • Vegetable medley
  • Garden Fresh salad greens with assorted dressings
  • Assorted Dinner rolls or garlic bread

Sandwich & Salad Buffet

  • BBQ or Deli meats (Roast Beef, Turkey, & Ham) Egg Salad and Chicken Salad
  • Choice of 2 salads – Homemade potato salad or fresh veggie pasta, baked beans or coleslaw
  • Substitute Soup for Salads (chicken noodle, vegetable beef or chili)

Breakfast Buffet

  • Fresh Scrambled Eggs, Crispy Bacon, Sausage and Hash Browns
  • Assorted mini muffins
  • Fresh fruit (in season options)
  • Milk and juice priced separately

Individual Desserts

  • Key Lime Pie
  • Cheesecake
  • Pineapple Upside Down
  • Chocolate Cake
  • Carrot Cake

All items subject to 8.5% city and state sales tax and a 15% gratuity.  Prices for events booked MORE 30 DAYS in advance are subject to change. Appetizers are subject to the food minimum requirements.

Beverage Information

Great Bear Ski Valley holds a beer/wine license and can obtain a temporary liquor license with 6 weeks prior notice and a $100.00 license fee. Alcohol usage is restricted to within 300 feet of the chalet. Alcohol may be sold by the drink (cash bar), pre-sold, or inventoried.  All alcohol consumed at Great Bear must be purchased through Great Bear Recreation Park, Inc. No outside alcohol may be brought into the chalet or consumed on the property. Any outside alcohol brought into the chalet will be confiscated & offenders will be asked to leave the premises. All guests will be asked for a valid form of age identification and banded, no exceptions. Any underage drinking will result in the authorities being contacted. All fees must be paid in full the day of the event. 2 bartenders will be provided for the event. If additional staff is needed there will be an additional charge of $50.00 per staff member. All beverages will be served from the designated bar area. Prices are subject to change. Below, please find an example of beverage costs:

Beer

  • 16 gallon domestic keg
  • 8 gallon domestic keg
  • 13.2 gallon import/micro brew keg
  • 12 oz domestic bottles
  • 12 oz import bottles
  • 12 oz Mikes Hard Lemonade
  • 12 oz Non-Alcoholic bottle

House Wine

  • per glass
  • 750 ml bottle 

House Champaigne

  • 750 ml bottle (additional brands available upon request)

Liquor

  • per glass (serves "top shelf" liquor)

Soda

  • 16 oz. glass (we proudly serve Pepsi products)

Coffee

  • 50 cups (cups, napkins & condiments provided)
  • 100 cups (cups, napkins & condiments provided)

Punch

  • we provide cups, napkins & punch bowl

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