Christmas Vacation Week

Spend the holidays on the most dependable snow in New England

  • December 21-31
    December 21-31, 2018
  • Family fun
    Family fun

Spend the holidays at your Happy Place. At Sunday River, you'll find terrain to fit everyone's needs, snow you can count on, and a full schedule of special events and activities. 

Slopeside lodging is still available, and we're offering special two-night stays arriving December 25.

All Week Long:

Night Skiing
South Ridge, 4-8pm from December 21-23 and December 25-31, 2018

Snow Tubing
South Ridge, 4-8pm from December 25-31, 2018

Tickets are $10 an hour and can be purchased in advance in the South Ridge Welcome Center. Participants must be at least 5 years old or 36 inches tall; we encourage guests to wear helmets. 

Eddy the Yeti Appearances

  • December 27, 11:30am-12:30pm, South Ridge Base Area
  • December 28, 11:30am-12:30pm, South Ridge Base Area
  • December 28, 8pm, Slopeside at South Ridge
  • December 29, 5-6pm, Grand Summit Ballroom at Eddy/Betty Dinner
  • December 30, 6-7pm, Grand Summit Ballroom at Black Diamond Entertainment Event
  • December 31, 11:30am-12:30pm, South Ridge Base Area
  • December 31, 7:30pm, Mahoosuc Room at South Ridge Lodge for Black Diamond Entertainment Event

Monday, December 24

Christmas Eve Worship Service
Barker Lodge, 7:30PM

Join Reverend Don Coverdale at our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. This interdenominational worship will feature soloist Elsie Eastman, and will be located at the Barker Lodge, 3rd floor in front of the fireplace.

Tuesday, December 25

Merry Christmas! Open your gifts, then hit the slopes.

Wednesday, December 26

Apres-Ski Party with Bruce Jacques 
Foggy Goggle, 3-6pm

Thursday, December 27

Apres-Ski Party with Bruce Jacques
Foggy Goggle,  3-6pm

Friday, December 28

Black Diamond Family Entertainment presents Fire Dancer Diane Kibbon
Slopeside at South Ridge, 7:45pm & 8:15pm

Back by popular demand, Diane Kibbin will be swirling and twirling fire performing a mesmerizing show that will leave you inspired.  

Fireworks
Slopeside at South Ridge, 8:30pm

The show is presented by Central Maine Pyrotechnics. 

Saturday, December 29

Kids Night Out
South Ridge, 5-8pm
A supervised evening for the kids with pizza & a movie. Reserve by calling 207-824-5959. Before 3pm the cost is only $20 per child; walk-ins are welcome for $25 each. 

Apres-Ski Party with Sunsplash Reggae 
Foggy Goggle, 3-6pm

Eddy & Betty the Yeti Dinner
Grand Summit Ballroom, 5:30-7:30pm

Come join Eddy and Betty for an unforgettable night at the Grand Summit Ballroom. The night will start out with some fun time in the bounce house. Followed by dinner and an amazing performance by magician Phil Smith. $25 per adult and $15 for kids 12 and under. Tickets will be on sale by December 14, 2018.  

Sunday, December 30

Black Diamond Family Entertainment presents Laser Tag
Grand Summit Ballroom, 4-8pm

The ballroom will be transformed into a world of wonder. Laser tag combines the classic game of hide-and-seek and tag with a high tech twist. Games are 15 minutes long, starting at 4pm, with the last team starting at 7:45pm. Each session will include up to 30 people, 15 on each team. $8 per game. Can be purchased at the door starting at 3pm. 

Monday, December 31

Teen/Kids New Year's Eve Party
Mahoosuc Room at South Ridge Lodge, 6:30-8:30pm

Fireworks
Slopeside at South Ridge, 8:30pm

Show is presented by Central Maine Pyrotechnics. 

New Year's Eve Party featuring Skosh
Foggy Goggle, 9pm

Ring in the new year at the Foggy Goggle. Skosh is a 5-piece band combining Americana, Phish and Country rolled into one. Skosh has a reputation for tight, well-rehearsed covers and originals and energetic live jams and occasionally humorous performances.