Discover the magic of Christmas 2,800 feet above sea level, in a forest strewn with fairy lights. Visit Santa at the top of the world and sing carols at the top of your lungs. No mall madness, no bling, just cocoa by the fire and views to fill you with the joy of the season.
New for this year, Santa will be at the Summit daily from December 1 - 21. Check below for times and activities.
Santa at the Summit
Santa is coming to the Sea to Sky Gondola! Santa will be at the Sea to Sky Gondola daily from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm starting December 1 through until December 21. On Photo days Santa will be picture ready 10 am - 2 pm. (see schedule online)
Celebrate the arrival of winter by enjoying a true westcoast nature walk in the forest.
Enjoy holiday decorations as the path twists and turns through the woods.
Spirit of Christmas Forest Walk
The family-friendly trail leads you back to the Summit Lodge where you can warm up with coffee or cocoa and get cozy by the fire.
Pictures with Santa
Saturday, December 1, 2018Sunday, December 2, 2018Friday, December 7, 2018Saturday, December 8, 2018Sunday, December 9, 2018
Santa Claus is coming to the Sea to Sky Gondola!
Children of all ages are invited to visit the Summit Lodge for a pancake breakfast followed by an opportunity to take photos with Santa. Join us on December 1,2,7,8 or 9 from 10am-2pm for the opportunity to have your photos taken.
Enjoy festive holiday activities: write postcards to Santa, create magical reindeer treats and discover the magic of Christmas, 2,800 feet above sea level.
Photos will be on a first-come, first-served basis. We will have a number system so you can enjoy crafts, a walk on the Spirit Trail or pancakes while you wait for your turn.
Santa Photo Cost: $15 for one picture or $20 for two pictures.
Photographer: Tara O'Grady Photography.
Buy day tickets now
Don't miss any of our upcoming family events with an annual pass! Or, visit with a ticket, and upgrade to a pass later.
*Santa will be onsite Dec 1,2, 7, 8 + 9 from 10am-2pm.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Get into the Spirit of Christmas through seasonal musical performances at the Sea to Sky Gondola. The all-ages concert will include a Christmas carol sing-along by the tree as well as contemporary holiday favourites and classic carols performed by solo performers from Squamish Academy of Music and the SAM Singers choir.
Snowshoe + Fondue
Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Friday, March 1, 2019
12:30 pm (other times upon request)
Plaza at the Summit Lodge
Discover pristine solitude, excitement and enjoy the outdoors this winter on a guided snowshoe and enjoy a chocolate fondue in the cozy Summit Lodge after your outdoor adventure.
The snowshoe takes place daily at 12:30 pm followed by chocolate fondue. Pre-booking is required.
Price: $19.95 per person (not incl. gondola day ticket or annual pass)
Snowshoe/Crampon rental: $5
Group size: Maximum 8 people.
Meet: 12:15 pm at the Summit Plaza.
Community Christmas Dinner
Friday, December 7, 2018
6pm - 9pm
Get into the holiday spirit and enjoy a family style 3-course menu while listening to carolers in the beautifully decorated Summit Lodge. $55 per person (+ taxes and gratuities) includes lift ticket.
Holiday Wine Pairing Dinner
Friday, December 14, 2018
6pm - 9pm
Experience the joy of the season at our Holiday Wine Pairing Dinner. Treat your tastebuds to a wonderful combination of local food and wine while dining with great company. Five courses paired with wines from Sumac Ridge Estate Winery and Black Sage Vineyard. $89.99+ Taxes and gratuity.
Storytime at the Gondola
Tuesday, December 4, 2018Thursday, December 6, 2018Tuesday, December 11, 2018Thursday, December 13, 2018Tuesday, December 18, 2018Thursday, December 20, 2018
Get warm and cozy with us as we share some of our most beloved stories of the season.
Storytime will be followed by a festive craft and hot chocolate and cookies will be served!
Special Guest Storyteller: Squamish Public Library
Dates include: December 4th, 6th, 11th, 13th, 18th and 20th from 10:30am-11:15am at the Summit Lodge.
Festive Cookie Decorating
Monday, December 3, 2018Friday, December 7, 2018Monday, December 10, 2018Friday, December 14, 2018Monday, December 17, 2018Friday, December 21, 2018
Decorate house-made cookies at the Summit Lodge with your favorite holiday toppings.
Dates include: December 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th and 21st from 10:30am-11:30am at the Summit Lodge.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018Wednesday, December 12, 2018Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Join us at 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.
Don't miss any upcoming family events with an annual pass!
Letters to Santa
Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Friday, December 14, 2018
HO HO HO! Stop by our mailbox station in the Diamond Head Room and send your letter to Santa between December 1st and December 14th. Santa will then collect all the letters so he can write back just in time for Christmas!
Fondue in the Mountains
A perfect way to share a holiday meal with friends and family.
Begin with a traditional cheese fondue and try some of our twists on the traditional. Daily from December 1st - January 2nd. Starting at $22 per person.