Winter has arrived in the Fraser/Winter Park Valley, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the season. Winter Park Resort is open for skiing, riding and more. Or explore other winter outings, such as snowshoeing and snow tubing. Enjoy a night out on the town with a delicious dining experience, embark on a horse-drawn sleigh ride, or go ice skating at The Village. Not to mention, you can take part in the many festive events happening in the Valley. There’s something for everyone to look forward to!

Visit the Christmas  Trains at the Moffat Railroad Museum (Granby)

November 24 – January 6, Wednesdays – Sundays, 10am-4pm

Colorado’s largest permanent Christmas model train display! Plus a new Moffat Railroad model train exhibit being built, 9 pieces of railroad equipment, and a Visitor Center filled with artifacts and a Gift Shop. Affordable family fun!

Admission: $10 adults 17+, $7 seniors & military, $4 children 5-16, FREE kids under 5
(*subject to change for special events)

Tommelfest (Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort)

Saturday, December 9 from 8:30am-3pm

Kick off the beginning of the winter season at a Viking-themed Nordic festival with free skate & classic cross-country ski lessons from DTR Ski Instructors & CU Ski Team Coaches, a keg toss competition, Swedish meatballs, and more.

Rocky Mountain Yule Celebration (Headwaters Center)

Saturday, December 9 from 6pm-10pm

An enchanting evening of food, festivity, and fun! The Headwaters Center in downtown Winter Park is hosting its second annual Rocky Mountain Yule Celebration! Get dressed up, dance the night away with live music, and participate in a silent auction just in time to secure unique holiday gifts for the family. Enjoy the band, a buffet dinner, and two drink tickets with your $125 admission ticket. All proceeds from admission, bar, and silent auction benefit the Headwaters River Journey Museum (501c 3) and other local water conservation education initiatives.

Holiday Happenings (Cozens Ranch Museum)

Saturday, December 16 from 11:30am-3pm

Decorate cookies, write a letter to Santa, make your own holiday keepsake, and meet Santa! Santa will be flying in at 1pm! A great way to jump start your holiday season. Suggested donation of $5 per child.

Torchlight Parade (Winter Park Resort)

Sunday, December 24 from 5pm-6pm

Winter Park’s beloved holiday tradition, the Torchlight Parade! Join in an evening filled with Holiday cheer. Stay warm by the bonfire while you enjoy the fireworks display and torchlight parade illuminating the night sky.

New Year’s Eve Celebration (Rendezvous Event Center)

Sunday, December 31 from 7pm-9pm

The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber will host a New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Rendezvous Event Center in Downtown Winter Park. There will be a Silent Disco by Big Little Sound and sledding. This event is free and open to the public.