Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) resorts are ready to ring in 2016 with fun family activities and festive events. Featuring New Years fireworks galore, guests at Colorados ski resorts can celebrate the year in glowing style. Following are highlights of some of the New Years activities and programs happening at resorts.
New Years Eve in the Mountains, December 31
Limited seating remains for this special installment of A-Basins Moonlight Dinner Series. Guests can ring in 2016 with a gourmet dinner by Chef Christopher Rybak in a beautiful mountain setting featuring seafood appetizers and entrees of beef and lobster. Participants will celebrate New Year’s Eve with New York at 10:00p.m. MST with live music, a glass of champagne, party favors and a balloon drop. This is a lift-serviced only event; guests are not permitted to snowshoe before or after dinner. Cost is $100 plus tax and is inclusive of gratuity. Adult (13+). For more information please call 888-ARAPAHOE or visit www.arapahoebasin.com.
New Years Eve will feature two fireworks shows over Aspen Mountain amid prix fixe dinners and free flowing champagne parties. For more information, visit www.aspenchamber.org.
New Years at The Little Nell
Featuring bottomless Dom Perignon, an open bar, food stations replenished throughout the night, and three musical acts Project M will play in Chair 9, while electric violinist Katarina Visnevska and DJ Valida perform together in the Dom Perignon Lounge at element 47. The party goes from 10 p.m. 1:30 a.m. with a fireworks display over Aspen Mountain at midnight. For more information, visit https://www.thelittlenell.com/aspen-experience/events/nye-party.
Snowmass Torchlight Parade and New Years Eve Fireworks
Participate in a Snowmass family favorite, the free Torchlight Parade with fireworks on New Years Eve, Thursday, December 31. Anyone eight years or older is invited to be part of the trail of lights down the mountain. The free Torchlight Parade starts at 5:15 p.m. and the New Years Eve Fireworks on Fanny Hill start at 10 p.m. For more information about holiday festivities at Aspen Snowmass, visit www.aspensnowmass.com.
New Years Eve Celebration, December 31
Say goodbye to 2015 and hello to 2016 with the USASA Rail Jam, a childrens Glowstick Pageant, Torchlight Parade and of course a mountain-side fireworks display. When the outdoor activities are over, guests can put the little ones to bed and head indoors to their favorite Copper Mountain bar/restaurant for drink specials, live music and other festivities all night long.
New this year, Copper will be offering an exclusive on-hill Moonlight Dinner. Guests can take the American Eagle chairlift up to Solitude Station and enjoy a fine dining experience. Post-dinner board or ski down the mountain by moonlight and gather for a celebratory cocktail in Center Village. For more information about holiday events at Copper, visit www.coppercolorado.com.
Powderhorn Mountain Resort will be hosting its annual Torchlight Parade and Fireworks on New Years Eve. This is a free event for anyone to come and watch. The resort will have live music and drink specials all evening. In addition, guests canput their kids in Powderhorns Team Yeti Christmas Camp from December 28-31. All participants will finish the week with an awards party and participating in the New Years Eve Torchlight Parade. Cost is $149, and does not include rentals or lift tickets. For more information, visit www.powderhorn.com.
New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
Purgatory Resort will usher in the New Year with a Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display, as well as a celebration for kids at 10:00 pm with party favors, and a celebration at midnight for adults with live music and a New Years Eve toast.For more information and packages, visit www.skipurg.com.
Ski Granby Ranch
New Years Eve Festivities, December 31
Ski Granby Ranch guests can ring in the New Year at a family dance party from 4:00-9:30 p.m. A glow stick parade, torchlight parade, and fireworks begin at 6 p.m.For more information, visit www.granbyranch.com.
Torchlight Parades and Fireworks, December 31
To ring in the New Year, the Steamboat Snowsports School treats guests to spectacular on-snow parades down the mountain lit only by torches. In conjunction with the torchlight parades, a fireworks display will illuminate the sky, providing a perfect ending to the evening.
New Years Eve Dinner at Hazies
On December 31 Hazies will be hosting a mountain top six course dining experience with complimentary admission to the Korbel New Years Eve Party. For more information, visit www.steamboat.com.
On Christmas Eve and New Years Eve there will be torchlight skiing parades to celebrate the season. For more information, visit www.tellurideskiresort.com.