The Peak of Christmas

Santa, Skating, the Light Walk and More. Celebrate Christmas at Vancouver's North Pole.

The Peak of Christmas (November 25, 2016- January 2, 2017)

Believe in the jolly man, in elves, in magic and in reindeer. Believe in all things Christmas. Experience it all at Vancouver’s North Pole where you can have breakfast with Santa, visit his workshop and meet real reindeer. This Christmas, believe again.

Santa, Skating and the Light Walk!

Enjoy the natural beauty of Blue Grouse Lake, lit by breathtaking light installations. Stroll through the light tunnel and marvel at new additions including a magnificent lit deer.

Experience the tranquil beauty of skating on our 8,000 square foot mountaintop Ice Skating Pond, surrounded by snow-topped trees.

Visit the Theatre in the Sky to enjoy Christmas movies on our large high-definition screen. Or visit Elf Headquarters and create your very own Christmas craft, write a letter to Santa or see how you measure up to an Elf.

These fabulous Peak of Christmas activities are all complimentary with your Grouse Mountain Alpine Experience ticket, Annual Membership, Winter Season Pass, or Lift Ticket. Click here for more details and to purchase your tickets.

A Mountain Full of Magic with Just One Ticket

Santa's Workshop (11am-8pm until Dec. 23; Dec. 24: 11am-4pm)
Meet Santa in person to share those holiday wishes.

Light Walk (dusk-10pm daily except Dec. 24: dusk-6pm & Christmas: dusk-8pm)
Be awestruck by the glow of light against a majestic mountain backdrop. Walk amongst the fir and spruce around Blue Grouse Lake where stunning light installations bring radiance to the winter night. From a light tunnel to lanterns, marvel at the beauty as snow crunches under foot.

Sliding Zone (12pm-8pm daily except Dec. 24: 10am-6pm & Christmas: 10am-8pm)
Get your snow carpet rental* and…slide! It’s the Sliding Zone, providing designated lanes and groomed terrain perfect for sliding. Whoosh! Perfect for the child in all of us. Snow level and weather permitting.

SOS Children's Gingerbread Village (10am-10pm daily except Dec. 24: 10am-5:30pm & Christmas: 10am-8pm)  Stroll through and vote for your favourite sweet creation in support of SOS Children's Villages.

Santa’s Reindeer (9am-10pm daily except Dec. 24: 9am-6pm & Christmas: 9am-8pm)
Meet Santa's reindeer in the Reindeer Habitat next to Santa's Workshop.

Reindeer Ranger Talks (12pm, 3pm)
Learn all about Santa's reindeer at the Reindeer Habitat.

Craft Station (11am-7pm daily except Dec. 24 & Christmas: 11am-4pm)
Create your own Peak of Christmas memory to bring home. Located in Elf Headquarters.

Send a Letter to Santa (9:30am-9pm until Dec. 23; Dec. 24: 9:30am-5:30pm)
Share your holiday wishes with the big guy in a proper letter. Located in the Elf Headquarters.

Are You Elf-Sized? (9:30am-9pm daily except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5:30pm & Christmas: 9:30am-8pm)
Find out how you measure up to height of a real Christmas elf! Located in the Elf Headquarters.

Story Time (1pm & 4pm)
Join us in Elf Headquarters to warm your heart with the story of Jack and his best bear friend, Theo.

Christmas Favourites (9:30am-9:00pm daily except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5pm & Christmas: 9:30am-8pm)
Watch fun family Christmas movies on the big screen in the Theatre in the Sky.

Skate Under the Stars (9am-10pm daily except Dec. 24: 9am-6pm & Christmas: 9am-8pm)
Enjoy the crisp mountain air as you glide atop our magical 8,000 square foot skating pond. Skates available for rent at the Fireside Hut, next to the Skate Pond.

Live Entertainment 
VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir: Listen to Christmas classics and gospel music with Checo and his gospel choir (December 3 & 24, 1pm-3pm)

The Christmas Revelers: Enjoy the traditional carols and popular songs of the holiday season sung by this a cappella caroling quartet (December 23, 1pm-3pm)

Ginger and Snap: Join this singing duo in front of the fireplace in the Chalet on weekends and during Christmas week (December 4, 11, 17-22, 11am-12pm)

Breakfast with Santa (not included with the Alpine Experience ticket)
Want to make the day unforgettable? Start your day of festive fun by treating your family to breakfast with the jolly man himself. Click here to find out more about Breakfast with Santa.

Peak of Christmas Family Rate (Nov. 25, 2016–Jan 2, 2017)

Family Rate for Peak of Christmas festivities includes admission for 2 adults and 2 children/youth (under 18) for $89.95.

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*Note: Some Peak of Christmas activities are only available until 4pm on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24).  For safety reasons, only Grouse Mountain rental snow carpets will be permitted in the Sliding Zone.


Announcements

Please be aware, our Chalet will be closed for a private function beginning at 3:30pm. A BBQ is available on the Spirit Gallery patio! Look for signage on-site for direction to the BBQ and access to the Theatre in the Sky. Skies are sunny for a great day and evening of mountaintop fun. The Snowshoe Grind is currently on Standby. Blue Grouse Loop remains open and all other trails are now closed for the season.