Free Holiday Activities

December 19, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
All Dates

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 Squaw Kids, the Ticket Office, or the Tram. 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!

santa in ice garden
Ice Garden & Mini Train Rides

The Truckee-Donner Rail Society offers free miniature Polar Express train rides around an ice garden. These train rides are a special tribute to our region's history. This activity is available from 2pm-5pm only. 

horse sleigh ride
Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides

Take a 7-minute sleigh ride between Merry Wonderland and Squaw Valley's village! Sleigh rides are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis & can accommodate 2-6 guests per ride. Offered by Borges Sleigh Rides. 

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 Merry Wonderland (OVL) or Alpine Lodge during the following times: 
December 19-20: 3pm at OVL
December 21-22: 12pm at Alpine Lodge & 3pm at OVL

*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 Retail Gift Card to SVAM retail locations and the Kids Grand Prize is a $50 Retail Gift Card to SVAM Retail Gift Card.  ​Winner need not be present to win. Winners not present will be contacted for prize pick-up.