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December 13, 2021 - January 2, 2022

christmas tree in the village while its snowing

Holidays at Schweitzer

The Festive Season at Your Home Mountain

This holiday season, come stay with us at Schweitzer! Go skiing with the family, enjoy a nice dinner at Chimney Rock and enjoy the festive holiday season on the slopes!

Go on, make your lodging reservations today!


Holidays Happenings

Hosted Snowshoe Hikes:
Join our knowledgeable Hosts for a 2 hour interpretive hike from 10:00am - 12:00pm. Advanced registration available online .

Santa’s Workshop Crafts :
Drop in from 1:00pm - 2:00pm in the Selkirk Conference room. $5 gets you "all-you-can-craft" access to our holiday specific, DIY, gift making supplies. 

Kids Night Out:
Games, activities, dinner and snacks will be offered for kids while their parents are free to enjoy the evening on the mountain. Runs from 5:30PM to 8PM, open for children ages 4 months-11 years. Register ahead of time at the Activity Center. 

Hermit’s Hollow Tubing:
Enjoy 90-minutes of tubing, open to anyone 42” or taller. Purchase tickets online .

Après Campfire:
Drop by and warm up by the Village Campfire. Complementary S’mores and other treats available for roasting.

Catch the Sandpoint Music Conservatory Carolers in the village from 3:00pm - 4:00pm on December 21, 22, and 23.

Santa Snowboards:
Santa will be riding the Basin Express and skiing Midway and will wrap up the day in the Selkirk Lodge from 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Balloon Parade:
1:45pm on Christmas Eve, meet up with Mr. & Mrs. Claus at the top of the Basin Express to get a balloon and prepare for the balloon parade. 2:00pm: The Parade will begin and the group will ski in formation down Midway following Mrs. Claus. 

Photos with Santa:
Santa will be in the Selkirk Lodge from 3:00pm - 4:00pm on Christmas Eve to hear any final Christmas wishes. Afterwards, Mrs. Clause will read The Night Before Christmas and other holiday favorites.

Twilight Skiing :
Opening December 26. Twilight Skiing from 3:00pm - 7:00pm on the Basin Express high-speed quad and Musical Chairs double.

SOLE Snow School Experiences:
5th -12th grade participants will experience engaging hands-on lessons related to snow-science, winter ecology and more. Advanced registration at soleexperiences.org , located at their mountain campus near the fire station.

NYE Party at Hermit’s Hollow:
Additional evening time-slots to help bring in the New Year. Reservations required. 

NYE Snowshoe Hike:
The 3-hour Evening Snowshoe Hike will begin at dusk and wind through the woods to a beautiful overlook of the lake. Return to the village in time to celebrate a “New York” New Year and wrap up the evening with a warm treat at Gourmandie. Reserve a spot online.

NYE Party at Taps:
Bring in the New Year with Live music and a party at Taps. 21+ purchase your tickets online .