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Christmas Holidays

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At Shanty Creek, the 12 days of Christmas is a Norman Rockwell-like winter scene.

Discover what the 2019-20 holiday season has in-store for our guests.

December 20 • 7pm

Storytime with Santa

Gather round the fireplace and Christmas tree in The Lakeview's Great Room for Story Time with Santa—complete with cookies and hot cocoa.

No reservations required.

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Santa's Storytime

December 21

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Breakfast with Santa

Swing by The Lakeview and share pancakes, eggs and sausage with Kris Kringle.

Bring a canned good donation for charity and receive $1 off per guest. Ho ho ho, indeed.

NEW THIS YEAR! Children’s Donut Decorating Station! Decorate plain cake donuts with assorted frostings, sprinkles, and other goodies and let your donut imagination go wild!

Call (231) 533-3070 for reservations.

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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, a Christmas choir, and a spectacular fireworks display over Schuss Mtn.

Saturday at Ivan's. 6pm.

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Christmas Eve + Christmas Day Buffets

Join us in The Lakeview dining room each evening 5:30-9pm 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.

Christmas Day

SuperKids Program

Your kids will love taking their ski lesson with Santa and his elves!

11:00a – 12:15p
On the snow with Santa's elves

2:15p-1:15p
Lunch break

1:15p- 2:00p
On the snow with Santa and his elves!

Lesson Program is $66. With Rentals $82.

Book by December 23 by calling (231) 533-3000;3383

Santa on the Chairlift

Holiday Week Daily Activities

Day-by-day, Holiday Week at Shanty Creek is full of family fun and something for everyone

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Board Games

Join us for some of our family favorites including Jenga, Connect 4, Sorry, Monopoly and Clue.

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STEM Fun

Who says you can’t learn during Christmas Break? Enjoy activities such as Build a Building, Make a Bridge and more.

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Break out the Wii

Are video games more your thing? Well have several Wii Active games available including tennis, bowling and more!

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Arts and Crafts

Make a memory and take it home! Get creative with our Winter-themed arts and crafts projects, which cater to both kids and adults.

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Cookie Decorating

Nothing says the holidays quite like cookies! Christmas may be over, but we can’t get enough of it – so our talented chefs from The Lakeview have put together decorated sugar cookies with a ton of frostings and sprinkles for you to decorate with!

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DECEMBER 30
DEMO DAY AT SCHUSS VILLAGE

Many of the industry’s top names in ski and snowboard equipment will be on-hand at Schuss Mtn. from 9:30am-3:30pm giving you the opportunity to try the latest equipment, answer questions and recommend the right equipment for you at no charge.

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DECEMBER 31

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT SHANTY CREEK: Three Villages

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

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Kids Night Out

We want the kids to party too. Have them join us in the Bellaire Ballroom for fun and games from 6-10pm.

$25/child includes cookies, snacks, and more.

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Dinner Theater

A New Year's Eve tradition at The Lakeview's Grand Ballroom.

Dinner buffet featuring carved prime rib and crab legs featuring both a comedian and magician, followed by a DJ until our fireworks over Summit Mountain at midnight.

Call for reservations. 231-533-3000;7084.

Playing Pool in the River Bistro

NYE @ The River Bistro

Come in for the New Year countdown on the big screens, a fireside cocktail, and some tavern games overlooking the Purple Lift.

There will be drink specials and party favors galore.

Kari Lynch Band

Ring in the new year at Ivan's with the Kari Lynch Band!