A magical month of holiday events and activities throughout the month of December.
SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS SERIES
Opening December 4th, ongoing through the month of December
Join us this holiday season as we celebrate the Spirit of Christmas at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Experience the beauty of the surrounding snow-capped mountains and explore the pristine outdoors by taking a walk or a by snowshoeing on our trails, tubing or, for the experienced, back-country skiing. Indoors, join us in the decorated Summit Lodge for scheduled holiday performances and events throughout the month December. The magic of the season awaits.
SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS FOREST WALK
Celebrate the arrival of winter at the Sea to Sky Gondola by enjoying a truly "West Coast" nature walk in the forest along our decorated Spirit Trail. Experience the views of the majestic mountains and the mystical holiday decorations as the paths twists and turns through the woods along the Spirit Trail. The family-friendly trail leads guests back to the Summit Lodge where you can warm up with coffee or cocoa and get cozy by the fire.
STORYTIME AT THE GONDOLA
Monday & Thursdays from December 7th - 24th. 10:30am - 11:00am at the Summit Lodge.
Get warm and cozy with us as we share some of our most beloved stories of the season. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served! Special guest storyteller: Squamish Public Library
SNOWSHOEING & WINTER WALKING ON THE PANORAMA TRAIL
Ongoing through winter season (snow-permitting)
Explore our beautiful Sea to Sky backcountry by snowshoe or by foot. Enjoy our 1.6km Panorama loop trail as you take in snow-capped mountains, crisp winter air and the pristine beauty of the great outdoors. Snowshoes and winter non-slip boot cover rentals are available in the Summit Lodge.
Ongoing through winter season (snow-permitting)
Enjoy old-fashioned tubing at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Located adjacent to Wonderland Lake Loop, the tube park offers sliding fun for all ages. There will be four lanes of varying sliding levels. Finish your day of winter fun in the Summit Lodge with a cup of hot chocolate or try some of our new winter stews and soups. For more details on pricing visit our tubing page.
SANTA BRUNCH & PHOTOS
December 5 & 6, 10:30am - 3:30pm
Brunch with Santa 10:30 am -11:30am
Photos with Santa 11:30am - 3:30pm
Santa Claus is coming to Sea to Sky Gondola! Children of all ages are invited to visit the Summit Lodge for a special holiday brunch followed by photos with Santa and festive holiday activities that include Santa postcard writing and magical reindeer treat-making. Brunch reservations are highly recommended. See menu and pricing. To reserve, please call 604-892-2551.
December 5, 10:30am - 2:30pm
Find unique and beautifully crafted gifts for family and friends - all in one place. Located outdoors, at the base of the Sea to Sky Gondola. Some vendors will be in the Summit Lodge. See details.
FAMILY CHRISTMAS SING-ALONG
December 9, 10:30am - 11:30am
Join us in the Summit Lodge around the Christmas tree while our special guests from Squamish Academy of Music lead us through festive songs! Caregivers and children aged 0-4 can come and enjoy singing carols and shaking jingle bells while moving to some favourite seasonal songs. See more.
TRADITIONAL FONDUE DINNER
December 11, 12 & 27th, 5pm - 9pm
Gather your friends and family and enjoy a traditional fondue dinner at the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola. A perfect way to end a day of snowshoeing, tubing or exploring the backcountry. See menu and pricing. Must pre-book. To book, please call 604-892-2551.
A CLASSIC CHORAL CHRISTMAS
December 12th, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us as we fill the Summit Lodge with the magical sound of holiday-themed choral music performed by local choirs. Quest University (12:00pm), Cedar Valley Waldorf School (1:00pm), Squamish Academy of Music Chamber Ensemble (2:00pm) and the Mamquam Elementary School Choir (3:00pm) will each perform a chosen selection of traditional Christmas songs from their repertoire.
December 13th, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get into the Spirit of Christmas with musical performances in the Summit Lodge. The all-ages concert will kick-off with a Christmas carol sing-along by the Christmas tree, followed by contemporary holiday favorites and classic carols performed by solo performers from the Squamish Academy of Music and the SAM Singers choir.
TASTE OF EUROPE WINE PAIRING SERIES: ITALY
December 18th, 6pm
Part of the Taste of Europe Wine Pairing Series. Treat your tastebuds to a wonderful combination of Italian food, wine and live classical music from the Sea to Sky Orchestra. See menu and pricing. To book, call 604-892-2551.
December 19th, 2:00 - 4:00pm
Experience the warmth and magic of the season as we gather amongst family and friends for a cozy afternoon of carols performed by North Shore Carolers. In the Summit Lodge.
Questions: call 604-892-2551 or email info [at] seatoskygondola [dot] com
Photos by Nicole Gurney Photography and Jannicke Kitchen.