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Christmas Holidays

Vienna Woods Door with Wreath

At Shanty Creek, the holiday season is a Norman Rockwell-like winter scene.

December 11 • 6pm

Merry Little Christmas Party

Make the season merry and bright for the staff of your small company (or your group of friends!) with a holiday buffet perfect for individuals, couples or groups of any size.

$39/guest receives:
– hors d’oeuvres
– prime rib
– holiday dessert
– cash bar and dancing

Reservations required. Call 231-533-3085.

Christmas tree decorated for party

December 17 • 7pm

Storytime with Santa

Gather round the fireplace and Christmas tree in the Bellaire Ballroom for Story Time with Santa—complete with cookies and hot cocoa.

No reservations required.

Santa's Storytime

December 18

Stack of Pancakes

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a breakfast buffet with with Kris Kringle in The Lakeview. Bring a canned good donation for charity and receive $1 off per guest. Ho ho ho, indeed.

Don't forget our Children’s Donut Decorating Station! Decorate plain cake donuts with assorted frostings, sprinkles, and other goodies and let your donut imagination go wild!

Adults $15 • Children 5-9 $12 (includes tax and tip) • Children under 5 are FREE with an adult breakfast (1 child's breakfast, per adult breakfast purchased)

Price includes tax and tip. Call (231) 533-3070 for reservations.

Shanty Creek's Tannenbaum Blitzen at Ivan's celebrates the arrival of the winter season.

Tannenbaum Blitzen

Celebrate the first days of winter with a traditional tree lighting, a torchlight parade and a spectacular fireworks display over Schuss Mtn.

Saturday at Ivan's. 6pm.

Shanty Creek Logo

Christmas Eve + Christmas Day Buffets

Join us in The Lakeview dining room each evening 5-9pm for a Christmas Buffet.

Reservations are highly recommended. Call 231-533-3070.

Wine and Ornaments in a Holiday Setting
Ski free with Santa at Schuss Mtn. It's our gift to you.



There’s skiing and riding all day from 9am-9pm at Schuss Mountain. Alpine tubing will be available from 10am-10pm.  And much, much more.

Summit Village

family blowing noisemakers - celebrating new year's eve

Family Fun Prime Rib Dinner Show
Grand Ballroom | Lakeview Hotel

Doors open at 6pm

The entire family will enjoy a comedian, magician and DJ with dancing.

• Adults $65
• Kids 6-12 $39
• FREE for children 5 and under with the purchase of an adult buffet

Reservations required. Call 231.533.3000 ext. 7084.

New Year's Eve Dinner - Champagne on Ice

Dinner Reservations
The Lakeview Restaurant | The Lakeview Hotel

Traditional dining setting with roaring fireplaces and floor-to-ceiling views of the fireworks at 11pm. Dinner served 5-11pm. Reservations required (seating will be limited): 231.533.3070.

Family Watching Fireworks

Fireworks Display
Over Summit Mountain

Ring in the New Year with a fireworks display over Summit Mountain at 11pm.

Schuss & Cedar River Villages

funkle jesse band

Adults Only NYE
Ivan's | Schuss Village

Have mercy!

Funkle Jesse will be playing at Ivan’s from 8:30pm-12:30am, keeping the dance floor busy all night with pop, rock, oldies and current top 40 hits. For ages 21 and over.

$10 when reserved in advance. $20 cover at the door.

Occupancy will be limited, reserving in advance will be the best way to guarantee entrance into the party.

Make Ivan's NYE Party Reservations
People watching New Year's Eve Fireworks

Fireworks Display
Over Schuss Mountain

Ring in the New Year with a fireworks display over Schuss Mountain at 10pm.

Playing Pool in the River Bistro

NYE @ The River Bistro

Relax and unwind while you watch the Times Square show and celebrate with friends around our eight big screen TVs.

Dinner will be served from 5-11pm.