Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

S'mores by the Fire

Time: 5:30pm
Location: Base of Winter Park Resort
Admission: FREE

The Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade is one of the most beloved Winter Park traditions. The event begins with Christmas carols around the bonfire at the base of Winter Park Resort, next to the Zephyr Lift at 4pm. At 5:30pm, a procession of torch-bearing skiers and riders begin their way down Lower Hughes trail, followed by Santa Claus and his merry helpers. A spectacular fireworks display and snowcats adorned with Christmas colors light up the slopes in a Christmas tree formation to conclude the festivities. Immediately following the show at 6pm, visitors are welcome to attend Christmas Eve interdenominational services located in the lower level of the Balcony House and Catholic Church services located in West Portal Level 4. Services are scheduled to last about an hour.

Christmas Eve Festivities:

  • 1-4pm: Visit with Santa @ The Village Gazebo
  • 4pm: Santa reads 'Twas the Night Before Christmas @ The Village Gazebo
  • 4-6pm: What the Dickens? Carolers! and Dancing Christmas Trees in The Village
  • 5:30pm: Torchlight Parade and Fireworks on Lower Hughes
  • 5:30pm: Holiday Dinner @ The Lodge at Sunspot
  • 6pm: Non-denominational Service @ Balcony House
  • 6pm: Catholic Mass @ West Portal Station

Christmas Day

For more information on this Christmas Eve ski down, call 970.726.1564.

For information or reservations on the Christmas Eve dinner at the Lodge at Sunspot, please call 970.726.1446.

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Intrawest

Intrawest is the leading developer and operator of village-centered destination resorts across North America.

Subaru

Subaru is proud to be the Official Vehicle of Winter Park Resort. With Subaru's symmetrical all-wheel drive, you can have the confidence to get where you want to go regardless of weather conditions. For more information on this partnership, visit SubaruWinterPark.com

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Frontier is proud to be the Official Airline of Winter Park Resort. Born and bred in Colorado, Frontier offers nonstop service to over 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. Learn more and book low fares at FlyFrontier.com.

US Forest Service

With our commitment to the environment comes close cooperation with the US Forest Service.

Coca-Cola®

Coca-Cola® enjoys being the soft drink partner to Winter Park Resort and is honored to have the opportunity. Coca-Cola® offers a complete beverage experience while you are hard at work out on the slopes.

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Red Bull

Red Bull is a proud energy drink sponsor of Winter Park Resort. Thanks to a unique combination of high quality ingredients, Red Bull Energy Drink vitalizes body and mind.

Coors®

Coors Light® and Coors® Banquet are proud to be the Official Beer Sponsors of Winter Park Resort. After hitting the slopes, unwind with Rocky Mountain Cold® refreshment of Coors Light or the legendary taste of Coors Banquet.

American Express®

American Express® is the official credit card of Winter Park Resort.

Avis®

Choose from a variety of SUVs then check out the products you need, like ski racks and snow tires. Plan your trip today with Avis, the preferred car rental company of Winter Park. Visit avis.com.

Budget®

Budget is the preferred car rental company of Winter Park. Pick from a variety of vehicles, like roomy SUVs, and products like ski racks to get you to the lodge. Visit budget.com.

Jagermeister

Jagermeister is a proud Partner of Winter Park Resort. Jagermeister is one of the best-selling imported liqueurs in the United States and the favorite drinks of millions.

Robert Mondavi Private Selection®

Robert Mondavi Private Selection® is a proud Partner of Winter Park Resort. Created to celebrate the diversity of California's wine growing regions; Robert Mondavi Private Selection wines are sourced from vineyards ideally suited for each variety.

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is the largest financial institution in Colorado (FDIC deposit market share, 6/30/07) with locations in more than 65 communities.

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