Put downtown winter festival on your to-Dew list

skiier at Dew Downtown Flagstaff

Crews transform a city street with several feet of snow for the first Dew Downtown Flagstaff in 2012.

The Dew Downtown Flagstaff Urban Ski & Snowboard Festival returns Feb 9-10 with demonstrations and competition on the streets of Flagstaff.

New for the 2013 event is an after-dark ski session, a booth with samples from downtown restaurants and a multi-stage music festival in Heritage Square.

San Francisco Street will be transformed into a winter sport playground with the 2013 course updated with a higher takeoff ramp, new boxes and rails and a giant Mountain Dew bottle to ski over.

Visit www.dewdowntownflagstaff.com for events details or to learn how to participate.