If you’re looking for a Hallmark-esque holiday destination, look no further than beautiful Big White Ski Resort (Fun fact! Big White has been the backdrop for not one, not two, but THREE Hallmark Christmas movies!).
Of course, there’s plenty of snow to make your winter wonderland dreams come true, but there’s also thousands of lights, a quaint village, ice skating, holiday decor, dog sledding, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Christmas workshops, fireworks, Santa appearances… Oh! And if you’re a skier or snowboarder, 25% off lift tickets to access the alpine all season long.
Looking for direct access to the Big Man himself? Big White can help get your Christmas wishlist up to the North Pole with the mailbox set up in the Village. Drop off your letters from December 17 and December 24 between 8am and 3:30pm, and Santa’s helpers will ensure a personalized note back.
Once that letter is dropped off, check out the Christmas Workshop! Santa’s elves will be on site to snap a festive picture of you and yours, and help all the little ones put together a Christmas-y craft. The workshop is open December 17 to December 24, from 11:00am to 1:00pm, and 2:00pm to 4:00pm. It’s a popular place to visit, so be sure you book your spot online in advance!
Christmas Eve Festival
Back and better than ever, Big White’s Christmas Eve Festival is the perfect way to celebrate with your family, loved ones and friends alike. Festivities begin at 4:30pm in the Village – be sure to bundle up in your warmest jackets, toques and mittens, and spend the early evening wandering through the Christmas booths on display.
Gather your friends and family and pose in our ‘Merry Christmas’ Photo Booth, then send the photo to your friends near and far. You’re going to need a memento from your time at Big White, so head over to our Decoration Station to create your very own Christmas ornament that you can take home and add to your Big White Christmas Tree.
Getting too cold outside? Come inside the Village Centre Mall and enjoy some of our indoor booths and the Christmas sounds of live music.
Christmas Eve Fireworks
No one puts on a better fireworks show than Big White! Cap off the evening with a spectacular display at 6:30pm – leading the way for Santa and his reindeer as they begin their trip around the globe.
Ski with Santa
Join the big guy himself after he’s done delivering presents for a lap on Christmas morning! Meet Santa at the big chair in the Village Centre at 10:30am on December 25 – and come wearing your most festive Christmas day attire. This is a great opportunity to snap some photos to send to your friends and family around the world. Sometimes Santa even has a few candy canes to hand out to good boys and girls.
Christmas Dinner To Go
Staying on the mountain? Let the culinary experts at Big White do the dirty work for you! Celebrate with a full Christmas feast just like mom makes – without the mess! Pre-order your homestyle Christmas dinner for December 23, 24 or 25.