Fireworks.Holiday happenings to make your season bright posted on 12/01/2018
Mt. Hood Skibowl offers several special holiday events to
make this a special time on the Mountain.
Santa Claus and Frosty kick off the festivities when they
visit the Skibowl Tube Hill from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 15 and 22.
The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Government Camp follows
up on Dec. 15 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join the village community
for holiday cheer, singing, hot beverages and treats provided by the
Huckleberry Inn. Later that night, the Holiday Fireworks at Skibowl East – by
the Multorpor Lodge – will light up the sky starting about 8:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve, the resort will be open for riding and skiing
until 4 p.m. and will operate for day and night skiing and riding on Christmas
The 31st New Year’s Eve celebration kicks off at 10:30 p.m.
with a DJ and Beer Garden in the base area of the Skibowl west side. The
traditional torchlight parade down the Lower Bowl precedes the biggest
fireworks display on the Mountain at midnight while riding and skiing continues
until 2 a.m.
Additionally, Mt. Hood Outfitters, the leading rental and
guide service in the Mt. Hood National Forest can set up for cross-country
skiing, snowshoe treks, and guided snowmobiling adventures. The guide service
is also taking reservations for the holiday horse-drawn sleigh and carriage
rides around Government Camp. www.mthoodoutfitters.com.
By Monica Cory/MT