The alpine ski area at Manning Park Resort is scheduled to open this weekend for the season.
The ski area will be closed Dec. 17-20, but will commence full-time operations on Dec. 21.
Several holiday events are planned this year including:
Dec. 23 – Come down to the Tamarack room between 7-9 p.m. to build your lantern for the Torch Light Parade. Cost is $10 for families, or $5 for individuals.
Dec. 24 – Come see the Torch Light Parade take place up on the ski hill.
Dec. 25 – Ski/board with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dec. 26 – A magical nordic ski through trails lit by lantern light. Hot chocolate and marshmallows will be served by the fire in the Strawberry Flats Warming Hut afterward.
Dec. 28 – Full Moon snowshoe your. Tour the park by the light of the moon. Cost is $30 per person ($100 for a family) and includes rental, guide and hot chocolate and marshmallows by the fire. Sign up at the Nordic Centre prior to 4 p.m. Bring your own mug to receive 10 per cent off.
Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve snowshoe tour. Explore the world of nocturnals as you ring in the new year. Cost is $30 per person or $100 for a family.
For more information, visit manningpark.com.