December is a great time to visit the Okemo Valley! There are so many events happening this month, and we want to make sure you have your calendars marked for these must-attend events. Luckily, most of these events are happening when the ski day is over, so you won’t lose any precious moments on the slopes.
Demo Day at Winterplace: Saturday, December 21st | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Winterplace at Okemo is hosting their annual Demo Day and teaming up with our team at Vermont Properties and The Boot Pro Ski Shop to offer you ski brands to test out. Located at the top of the A&B Quads on Okemo, Winterplace is the perfect location for a demo, allowing you to strap on those demo skis and ski directly to the slopes.
OMS Warren Miller Showing: Saturday, December 21st | 7 to 9 p.m.
The Okemo Mountain School in Ludlow, Vermont is hosting the premier showing of Warren Miller’s newest film, “Timeless”. Bring the whole family to watch this epic ski movie with refreshments and door prizes. Tickets are $20/adult and $15/child (16 & under) or donate a toy and the cost is only $10/person!
Visit with Santa: Monday, December 23rd | 4 to 7 p.m.
If you are visiting town with the kids, you’ll definitely want to bring the family to Jackson Gore at Okemo for Santa Claus’ grand entrance on his sleigh! Santa and Mrs. Claus are making a pit stop on their way to the North Pole and look forward to getting a few more holiday gift ideas for the children…and parents too!
Torchlight Parade and Fireworks: Friday, December 27th | 6:30 p.m.
Don’t miss this amazing torchlight parade of skiers and riders traversing down Okemo’s trails and a spectacular fireworks show after at Okemo’s Main Base Area. Change it up by taking a snowshoe tour up the mountain to watch the light shows starting at 4:30 p.m. Head to www.okemo.com for more details.
Shake N’ Skate: Saturday, December 28th | 6 to 9 p.m.
Head to Okemo’s Ice House for a night of ice skating - but not just regular ice skating! The live DJ and lights turn the Ice House into a dance party for the whole family. Rentals are available with hot chocolate and coffee to keep you warm all night long.
Family Terrain Park Series: Sunday, December 29th | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
New to Okemo this year, the Family Terrain Park Series is the perfect opportunity to bring your little shredders to explore their adventurous side. Meet the Okemo Parks Crew on Hot Dog Hill for guidance and tips on their skills in the park.
Okemo’s Family New Year's Eve Party: Tuesday, December 31st | 5 to 9 p.m.
This Okemo family tradition continues as midnight arrives early with tons of activities from a magic show to a DJ dance party. Purchase your tickets for this fun-filled event at www.okemo.com
Miracle Bar at Main + Mountain: Now to January 1st
This extreme Christmas pop-up bar at Main + Mountain on Main Street in Ludlow will make you feel like you’ve been sent straight to the North Pole! Enjoy the holiday inspired cocktails, mocktails and snacks. Pro tip: Bring your camera and take a selfie with the life-sized dancing Santa.