It's the holiday season and Okemo is welcoming families with a full slate of on-snow fun and apr s ski events and activities.
Dec. 23: Last Chance Santa. At 4 p.m., Santa Claus makes a Jackson Gore grand entrance in a convoy of snowcats for a pre-Christmas visit.
Dec. 25: Ski and Ride with Santa and Friends. Santa and his merry crew will be cruising the slopes on Christmas Day.
Dec. 26: OkeMovie Night. Families will enjoy a full-length feature movie at The Jackson Gore Inn starting at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 26: EPIC Snowcat Dining Adventure. Okemo offers Snowcat Dinners Saturday evenings between Dec. 26 and March 13. Departure from the Jackson Gore Inn lobby is scheduled at 6:30, 7 and 7:30 p.m. Seating is limited and reservations are required. A prix fixe of $125 per person does not include tax or gratuity. Call 228-1435 for more information or to make a reservation.
Dec. 27: Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display. A spectacular pyrotechnics show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Okemo Clock Tower base area, following a torchlight parade of skiers and riders.
Dec. 28: The Nature Museum at Grafton presents "Animals in Winter," a complimentary one-hour program exploring how animals survive the long New England winters. Starting at 7 p.m. in the Jackson Gore Roundhouse.
Dec. 31: Okemo's Family New Year's Eve. Friends and family will enjoy a host of ongoing events and activities planned for the afternoon and evening of Dec. 31. After ice skating, tubing, snowshoeing, horse-drawn wagon rides, cookie decorating, bingo, a trivia tournament and more, a dance party with a DJ., balloons, noisemakers and dinner, completes the New Year celebration in the Roundhouse at Jackson Gore.
There's even a fireworks show planned. Festivities are scheduled from 5-10 p.m. Revelers can purchase an activities-only wristband for $20, or include the dance party for $35. Visit Okemo's Family New Year's Eve webpage for more information.
For more information call 228-1600 or visit www.okemo.com.