Christmas Events

The Sunshine Mountain Lodge at Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort sets the stage for a memorable holiday season.

October 10, 2013

With snow falling in the mountains and the November 8th opening day mere weeks away, Sunshine Village is gearing up for a fast approaching holiday season.

From cozy, slopeside stays at Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel, to experiencing world class skiing in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Sunshine’s pristine champagne powder runs set the stage for a  memorable winter holiday.

A variety of on mountain festive events and indulgences are available for the entire family and include:

  • Eagles Nest & Chimney Corner: Both gourmet restaurants will offer special holiday-themed dinner menus from December 21st to 26th.


  • Photos with Santa: Santa will be at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge on December 24th and 25th to take pictures with all the good boys and girls.


  • Ski with Santa: Meet Santa at the top of the Strawberry High Speed Quad chair on Christmas day at 1:30 p.m. to ski with the man himself.


  • Ginger Bread House Workshop: Create your very own Gingerbread masterpiece at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge on December 24th at 4:00 pm.


  • Toboganning: Ride down our specially constructed toboggan run on traditional maple wood sleds. This après ski family activity is available to Sunshine Mountain Lodge guests on the evenings of December 21st, 24th and 26th.


  • Torchlight Parade: On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve guests of the Sunshine Mountain Lodge are in for a treat as Sunshine Village torchbearers illuminate the night sky as they ski down the Strawberry face with bright torches. Event begins at 7:00 p.m.


  • Live Music: Ring in the New Year with live music in the Chimney Corner lounge until 10 p.m


  • New Year's Eve Dinner: A delectable four-course New Year’s Eve menu will be available to guests of the Sunshine Mountain Lodge during two seating’s.


  • Board Games: The activities room at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge is supplied with some of the most popular board games for your family to enjoy any night of the week.


  • Snowshoe Tour of the Village: Once the lifts close for the evening and the stars are out, grab a pair of snowshoes and take a walk through the village. After your evening stroll, grab a steaming mug of hot chocolate fireside at the Chimney Corner Lounge.


  • Movie Night: Sit back and relax with Christmas-themed family movie nights in the activities room.


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