Holiday Mountain Events

The Grand Targhee Holiday Celebration

Enjoy the Holidays Grand Targhee style, festivities to begin December 17

(Alta, WY – December 13, 2011)  Grand Targhee kicks off two full weeks of Holiday Celebration with a trek to the North Pole to see Santa and ends with the annual Torchlight Parade and Fireworks on New Years.

Holiday Schedule of Events:

December 17, 2011               Trek to ‘Ghee North Pole and Santa Visitation.

                                                Bring the kids to visit Santa in secret outdoor location.

                                                12-3pm Visit the Activity Center for directions.

                                                Christmas tree ‘harvesting ceremony’

                                                3pm @ the Targhee Plaza

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm @ the Targhee Plaza

                                                Free Après Ski Music featuring ‘One-Ton Pig’

                                                2:30-5:30pm @ The Trap Bar

                                                Bingo Night

                                                6:30-8pm @ Rendezvous Conference Room South

December 18, 2011               Lighting of the Christmas tree

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

December 19, 2011               Monday Movie Night

                                                7-9pm @ the Teewinot Lodge

December 21st, 2011             Arcade Game Night w/ Hot Cocoa

                                                6:30-7:30pm @ the Grand Targhee Arcade

December 22, 2011               Winter Solstice burning of the Yule Log.

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                               Presentation on Guided Mountain Experiences

                                               6:30-7:30pm @ Rendezvous Conference Room South

                                               Featuring the lead guide from Targhee Snowcat Adventures and the Resort Naturalist.

December 23, 2011               Fireside Friday’s with the Naturalist

                                                6:30-7:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                A warm and lively chat on the flora, fauna, and fun in the Targhee mountain environment.

December 24, 2011               Special Christmas Dinner

                                                3:30-8:30pm @ The Branding Iron Grill

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

December 25, 2011               Christmas Day Skiing with Santa – All Day

                                                It’s a game of ‘Where’s Santa?” Find Targhee’s Santa to collect Candy Canes.

                                                Everyone is encouraged to ski in their favorite Santa costumes.

                                                Special Christmas Dinner

                                                3:30-8:30pm @ The Branding Iron Grill

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

December 26, 2011               Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                Special Holiday Monday Movie Night

                                                7-9pm @ the Teewinot Lodge

December 27, 2011               ‘Moonshine Molly’s White Lightning Invitational’

                                                Sharpen your vocal skills for the one-of-a-kind Open Mic @ The Trap 3-6pm

                                                2-4-1 Holiday Tubing Party

                                                Challenge your friends and take the plunge while enjoying a bonfire, s’mores, and cider @ the Tubing Area. 4-7pm

December 28, 2011               Free Après Ski Music of ‘The Miller Sisters’

                                                Local legendary vocalists will knock your socks off from 3-6pm @ The Trap Bar.

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                Gingerbread Cookie Decorating Contest

                                                5-6:30pm @ RCR South

                                                Arcade Game Night w/ Hot Cocoa

                                                6:30-7:30pm @ the Grand Targhee Arcade

December 29, 2011               Free Après Ski Music of ‘Greg Cremer’

                                                3-6pm @ The Trap

                                                Fireside Gathering

                                                4:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                GTK9 Avalanche Dog Demo & S’mores

                                                Meet some of our Avi Dog team and participate in rescue demonstrations.

                                                5-6pm in the plaza

                                                Presentation on Guided Mountain Experiences

                                               6:30-7:30pm @ Rendezvous Conference Room South

                                                Featuring the lead guide from Targhee Snowcat Adventures and the Resort Naturalist.

December 30, 2011               Ski Movie Night – See latest stoke-inducing films from this year.

                                                5-7pm in Teewinot lodge.

                                                Fireside Friday’s with the Naturalist

                                                6:30-7:30pm in the Targhee Plaza

                                                A warm and lively chat on the flora, fauna, and fun in the Targhee mountain environment.

                                                Live Music by special guests ‘The Congress’

                                                9pm @ The Trap

December 31, 2011               Torchlight Parade

Kids Glow stick Parade is open to children age 5-14 who possess basic turning and stopping skills.  Participation is limited, register before 4:00 pm at Ski School, meet at Ski School at 4:15 pm.  The Adult Torchlight is open to skiers and riders age 12 and up, roadside flares are used and old clothing is recommended.  Meet at Ski School at 4:45 pm to register; torchlight will start at approximately 5:30 pm.

Fireworks!

Fireworks will start after the completion of the torchlight parades.

Special New Year’s Eve dinner @ The Branding Iron Grill from 5-11pm

All events subject to change, for up to date event details visit GrandTarghee.com


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