2017 Holiday Celebrations 


Schweitzer celebrates the holiday season with more to do than you can imagine! Whether you’re skiing all day or looking to cozy up inside, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to keep your eyes on the daily activity report as there are even more activities available that we do all the time! Call the Activities Center for more details - 208.255.3081.

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The holidays kick off at Schweitzer with our 12 Deals of Christmas on December 13th and carry on through New Year's Eve! Take a look and make your plans to be here! 


December 16th

  • Snowshoe Summit Hike: 10am - 12pm
  • Campfire in the Village at 3pm
  • Sunset Snowshoe Hike: 2pm - 4pm
  • Kids Night Out! 5:30pm - 8pm

December 17th 

  • Hermits Hollow Snowshoe Hike: 10am - 12pm. 
  • Reindeer Snowshoe Hike: 12pm - We’ll cruise along in snowshoes learning about and looking for signs of Santa’s reindeer. Sign up in advance at the Activity Center, recommended for ages 6-12 plus parents 
  • Holiday Crafts: 1:30pm

December 19th 

  • Reindeer Snowshoe Hike: 12pm - We’ll cruise along in snowshoes learning about and looking for signs of Santa’s reindeer. Sign up in advance at the Activity Center, recommended for ages 6-12 plus parents!

December 20th 


December 21st 


December 22nd 


December 23rd 

  • Snowshoe Summit Hike: 10am - 12pm
  • Tubing: 1 1/2 hour sessions at 12:00, 1:30, & 3:00. Purchase tickets online! 
  • Reindeer Snowshoe Hike: 12pm - We’ll cruise along in snowshoes learning about and looking for signs of Santa’s reindeer. Sign up in advance at the Activity Center, recommended for ages 6 - 12 plus parents 
  • Santa skis at Schweitzer: 1:30pm - 3pm - Santa & Mrs. Claus will be skiing and passing out candy to boys and girls. 
  • Holiday Celebration: 3pm - Holiday cheer & carolers in the Selkirk lobby with the Christmas lights glowing. Hot chocolate & cookies served.
  • Kids Night Out: 5:30pm - 8pm

December 24th 

Santa Skis, balloon parade, Mrs. Claus story time and last minute wishes with Santa! 

  • 12:30 – Santa skis on Musical Chairs 
  • 2pm – Balloon parade starting at the top of Midway then follows Mr & Mrs Claus to the base area for a group photo!
  • 3:00 – last minute wishes with Santa in the Selkirk Lobby 
  • 4:00 – Story time with Mrs. Claus by the fireplace in the Selkirk lobby 
  • Tubing: 1 1/2 hour sessions at 12:00, 1:30, & 3:00. Purchase tickets online! 

December 25th 


December 26th - December 31st

EVERY DAY there are activities planned! Many activities require advanced reservation, so please contact the Activity Center at 208-255-3081 for information on how to sign up. 

  • Hosted Snowshoe Hikes, daily 10am - 12pm 
  • Nastar Ski Racing, daily 10am - 2pm 
  • Tubing, 1 1/2 hour sessions daily 12pm - 7pm 
  • Kid Crafts, daily 1:30pm - 2:30pm 
  • Apres music in Taps, daily 3pm - 6pm 
  • Village campfire and treat roasting, daily 3pm - 4pm 
  • Twilight Skiing, daily 3pm - 7pm 
  • Family Game Night, daily 6pm - 8:30pm 
  • Kids Night Out, 12/27 5pm - 8:30pm 

December 31st 

New Year’s Eve Parties!!! Our popular New Year’s Eve parties are back! Late night tubing party for families (some restrictions apply), and of course the 21+ party in Taps with live music by The Rub. Tickets required. 

TAPS PARTY IS NOW SOLD OUT.