Free Holiday Activities

December 23, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

During Merry Days Holly Nights

Join us for activities that are fun for the whole family! 
santa in the village
Reindeer Games

Start your scavenger hunt at the Tram Ticket Office, Squaw Kids or the Village Front Desk. Search village stores for hidden reindeer & get a sticker when you find them. All game cards must be returned to the Tram by 12PM on 12/23 for a chance to win the GRAND PRIZE!
December 19-23 // 10am-4pm

santa in ice garden
Ice Garden & Mini Train Rides

The Truckee-Donner Rail Society offers free miniature Polar Express train rides in The Village at Squaw Valley. These train rides are a special tribute to our region’s history.
December 19-23 // 2-5pm

*Cancelled on Dec. 22 due to high winds

horse sleigh ride
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

Take a ride through The Village at Squaw Valley on a festive sleigh ride. Rides are offered on a first-come, first-served basis & can accommodate 2-6 guests per ride. Offered by Borges Sleigh Rides.
December 19-23 // 2-5pm

*Cancelled on Dec. 22 due to high winds

santa in the village
Story Time with Santa
Santa will be sharing traditional Christmas stories, songs, and folklore as well as his milk and cookies for all to enjoy at Bar One or Alpine Lodge during the following times: 
December 19-20: 3pm in Bar One
December 21-22: 12pm at Alpine Lodge & 3pm in Bar One
Ice Carving Demonstration
Live Ice Carving Demonstrations

Watch as the magnificent Merry Days & Holly Nights Ice Carver reveals the magic entrapped in beloved ice & snow! Complimentary demonstrations in The Village at Squaw Valley.
December 21-22 // 9am-4pm                                                                                                   


*Reindeer Games cards must be returned to the Tram Ticket Office by 12pm on 12/23. Cards must be returned before 12pm on December 23rd in order to be entered into the drawing. Grand Prize drawing on December 23 at 1:15 PM at the Tram Building. Grand Prize for Adult will be a $100 Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Gift Card and the Kids Grand Prize is a $50 Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Gift Card.  ​Winner need not be present to win. Winners not present will be contacted for prize pick-up.