Visit Canyons Resort between Christmas and New Year’s for non-stop fun when the lifts close. All events are free to the public, save for the two dinners on New Year’s Eve, which are open to paying adults and children. The schedule of events includes:

December 24

10:00am – 2:00pm: Santa on the Slopes – Santa will hit the slopes to hand out treats to all of the good boys and girls around.
1:00pm – 3:00pm: Caroling Cowboys – This favorite Christmas pastime is kicked up with a Wild West twist.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: S’mores – Gather around the Umbrella Bar fire pit for free toasted s’mores while ingredients last.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Snow Play – Come and play in the snow with family-friendly activities in the Resort Village.
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Santa Time – Take a picture with Santa and tell him about any of your last minute Christmas wishes before he takes off for his big night around the world.

December 25

10:00 am – 2:00pm: Santa on the Slopes – Santa will hit the slopes to hand out treats to all of the good boys and girls around.
3:30pm – 4:30pm: Santa Time – Take a picture with Santa and tell him about any of your last minute wishes that you want to come true.
4:30pm: Meet the Avalanche Dogs – These fuzzy canines are very important members of Canyons’ Ski Patrol team. Learn about their job and give them a well-earned scratch behind the ears for all that they do.

December 26

2:30pm – 4:30pm: Balloon Artist – Track down the Canyons’ balloon artist as he ties, twists and creates whimsical characters.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: Snow Play – Come and play in the snow with family-friendly activities in the Resort Village.

December 27

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Birds of Prey – A naturalist from the Ogden Nature Center will be visiting with a Great Horned Owl and a Short Eared Owl. Learn about these beautiful birds while getting to see them up close and personal.
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Snow Play – Come and play in the snow with family-friendly activities in the Resort Village.

December 28

2:30pm – 4:30pm: Magician – There is magic all around us and we have the privilege of having a talented magician to impress with his control of the universe. Watch him closely.
3:00pm – 3:30pm: Stick Tac Snow – A natural take on the popular game of tic-tac-toe and is played with stick X’s and pinecone O’s.  
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Photo Booth – Capture a few Canyons memories on camera in a photo booth. Fun props will be provided to bring out your silly side, and EpicMix photographers will be on hand to take pictures to add to your EpicMix account.

December 29

3:00pm – 5:00pm: Hired Guns – The Canyons’ favorite cowboys will entertain the crowds with cowboy songs and stories while you enjoy complimentary s’mores on the Umbrella Deck.
3:00pm – 4:00pm: S’mores - Gather around the Umbrella Bar fire pit for free toasted s’mores while ingredients last.

December 30

2:30pm – 4:30pm: Juggler – Head to the Resort Village to meet the resort’s best multi-tasker, who can keep everything in the air and wow the audience with his antics.
2:30pm – 3:30pm: Birds of Prey – A naturalist from the Ogden Nature Center will be visiting with a Great Horned Owl and a Short Eared Owl. Learn about these beautiful birds while getting to see them up close and personal. 

December 31

3:00pm – 3:30pm: Meet Murdock the Moose – Canyons’ fuzzy mascot comes out to play in the Resort Village.
3:00pm – 7:00pm: Jibbin’ for Juniors Jam Session
– Spry skiers and snowboards throw down their tricks during a youth rail jam at the Ski Beach while A house DJ spins the beats from the Red Tail Grill.
3:30pm – 5:30pm: Photo Booth
– Capture a few Canyons memories on camera in a photo booth. Fun props will be provided to bring out your silly side, and EpicMix photographers will be on hand to take pictures to add to your EpicMix account.
7:30pm: Fireworks Display
– Ring the new year in with a bang from the base of Canyons Resort and watch a massive fireworks display over the Orange Bubble Express.

January 1

4:30pm:  Meet the Avalanche Dogs – These fuzzy canines are very important members of Canyons’ Ski Patrol team. Learn about their job and give them a well-earned scratch behind the ears for all that they do.

Additional events include a family dinner at the Grand Summit Hotel from 5:00pm – 7:30pm, which features a buffet dinner ($59 adults, $34 children), and a New Year’s Eve celebration from 7:30pm – 1am, featuring a buffet dinner, acrobatic performers, dancing, DJ and party favors ($99 adults, $59 children).

For more information, visit the Canyons’ website, and for reservations to dinner or the New Year’s Eve celebration, call 435-615-3449 or 888-226-9667.