Best ski resorts for New Year’s events, fireworks

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So long 2021. Onward. With snow dumping across the country, there’s a lot to celebrate when it comes to a New Year and most everything close to back to normal. Ski resorts From California to Vermont will be welcoming in 2020 with style. From torchlight parades to fireworks and family events. We’ve got some of the best ski resorts for New Year’s Eve celebrations.

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1.) Jackson Hole

After you’ve successfully dropped Corbet’s, check out the Torchlight Parade and Glow Worm Parade. From there, you can enjoy parties at local establishments, including the Gondi-Gala for a celebration party at the top of Bridger Gondola.

2.) Okemo

Grab the kids and check out Okemo’s Family New Year’s Eve. Located in the Jackson Gore Village, the celebration includes a magic show, wagon rides, DJ dance party and fireworks mid-evening.

3.) Breckenridge

After you’ve gone big in Breck’s superpipe, go even bigger downtown with the New Year’s Eve torchlight parade, fireworks over Peak 9 and après drinks at The Maggie. For late night, head to the Liquid Lounge or Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub.

Fireworks over Breckenridge ring in the New Year. Credit: Breckenridge
Fireworks over Breckenridge ring in the New Year. Credit: Breckenridge

4.) Whistler Blackcomb

Do you enjoy watching skiers and riders jumping through rings of fire? If so, do New Year’s WB style and head to the Fire & Ice show, where Whistler Blackcomb Ski School instructors will join the party and hit the infamous jump in the Plaza. Don’t forget about the fireworks, concerts and games to follow.

5.) Heavenly

South Lake Tahoe is the place to be when the ball drops. Heavenly will be adding to the downtown excitement with a New Year’s Eve celebration, including a live concert, fireworks and gondola ball drop.

 

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