« Back to Events Calendar

December 31, 2016 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM

champagne glasses toasting 2017

2016/17 New Year’s Eve Activities 

Schweitzer’s Stella New Year’s Eve Celebration with The Rub - North Idaho’s Favorite Party Band! 


21+ Stella Party is now SOLD OUT!

Our Stella New Year's Eve celebration and concert with The Rub is guaranteed to make you dance your socks off! This New Year's Eve celebration, taking place on the entire upper floor of the Lakeview Lodge, is for adults 21 & over and will include live music, drink specials, free late night snacks, party favors, and a special cider toast of Stella Cidre at midnight!

Staying at the Hotel Rubys? SPOT Bus now has a pick up right at the Ruby which will take you to the Schweitzer shuttle system to avoid all driving! A specially scheduled concert bus will be heading down the mountain at 1am so you can stay and party till after midnight! After stopping at the Park & ride lot at the bottom of the mountain, the 1am bus will continue on to the Hotel Ruby located on Hwy 95 in Ponderay so party goers who've booked rooms at the hotel can get a free ride all the way to their rooms! Best part - Hotel Ruby is offering rooms starting at $65 per night - what a great deal!

The VIP seating option is SOLD OUT! VIP seating is back again this year for guests looking for a more exclusive experience.  For an additional charge, a limited number of guests can say goodbye to 2016 with reserved table seating in the exclusive “Stella Cidre VIP Corner” of Taps. The Stella Cidre VIP Corner guests will have their own private bar and bartender, 2 free drinks per person,  exclusive appetizers, reserved seating, and their own Stella Cidre or champagne delivery for the toast at midnight. Seating prices include the cost of each guest’s ticket and must be purchased in advance via Eventbrite. Because of the limited number of tables they will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.  Don’t wait, they will sell out fast! VIP seating option is SOLD OUT!

Date : December 31st, 2016
Ages : 21 & Over 
Times : Doors open at 8pm / The Rub performs at 9pm
Location : Taps Lounge at Schweitzer Mountain 
Price : General Entry =  $50 plus tax & fees per person (21+ ONLY) / “Stella VIP Corner” = $116+tax & fees/person (21+ ONLY) 

Tickets for all NYE parties go on sale December 1st, 2016 at 12:00am. 


'Tween Party 

Schweitzer says goodbye to 2016 and kicks off 2017 with a New Year’s Eve celebration taking place on the Kinder Kamp level of the Lakeview Lodge. This New Year’s Eve celebration is for ‘tweens ages 6-11 and will include games, snacks, crafts, contests, jumpy balls, glow fun, midnight toast, and more!. This event is expected to sell out quickly, so get your tickets as soon as possible! 

Date : December 31st, 2016
Ages : 6-11 years   
Time : Check in and party start @ 8:00pm  / Parent pick up by 12:30am  / Location: Kinder Kamp in the Lakeview Lodge  
Price:  $35 plus tax per person. 

Tickets for all NYE parties go on sale December 1st, 2016 at 12:00am.

Eventbrite - Schweitzer New Year's Parties


Tubing Party - SOLD OUT! 

Late night tubing! Spend your final hours of 2016 with action packed tubing adventure complete with snacks, hot chocolate, Twinkie roasting bar, and a LED want to light your way with color! It all takes place at Hemit's Hollow tubing center & yurt. When tubing concludes, head over to the clock tower for our complimentary sparkler celebration at midnight! We'll have lots of apple cider and sparklers to pass around as we bring in the New Year! 

Date : December 31st, 2016  
Ages : All! (12 & under must be accompanied by an adult)
Time : 9:30-11:30
Location : Hermit’s Hollow Tubing Center  
Price : $35+tax/person  

Tickets for all NYE parties go on sale December 1st, 2016 at 12:00am.  


Not in the mood for party scene? There are other great ways to enjoy the New Year: 
•    Make a dinner reservation at the Chimney Rock (they will soon fill up too)
•    Gourmandie will be open until 8pm, no reservations, first come first served, champagne tasting 5-8
•    Pucci’s will be open past midnight, no cover charge, no music, food will be served late.
•    Powder Hound will be open until 9pm for the usual pizza ‘n beer


Midnight Celebration 

11:45pm-12:15am: Bring in the 2017 New Year with a toast and celebration at the clock tower. Simply show up to join the fun complete with complimentary sparking apple cider and sparklers while supplies last. 


Lodging :
Hotel Ruby - 208-263-5383 www.hotelrubyponderay.com
Schweitzer Mountain -  877-487-4643 www.schweitzer.com