The Peak of Christmas
Santa, Skating, the Light Walk and More. Celebrate Christmas at Vancouver's North Pole.
November 24, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Gently falling, sparkling flakes. Twinkling lights. Whipped topping on a warm drink. Frosted branches. A snowy beard on a jolly elf. This year, wrap yourself in the magic of a white Christmas.
SANTA, SKATING & 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.
A Mountain Full of Magic with Just One Ticket!
Access to the Peak of Christmas is included with your Annual Local's Pass, Y2Play or Winter Season Pass as well as regular Alpine Experience tickets.
Santa's Workshop: Meet Santa in person to share those holiday wishes. (12pm-8pm weekdays, 11am-8pm weekends, except Dec. 24: 11am-4pm)
Light Walk: Be awestruck by the glow of light against a majestic mountain backdrop. Walk among 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. (dusk-10pm daily, except Dec. 24: dusk-5pm & Christmas Day: dusk-8pm)
Sliding Zone: Get your sled 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. (noon-8pm daily, 10am-8pm weekends, except Dec.16-Jan.7: 10am-10pm, Dec. 24: 10am-6pm & Christmas Day: 10am-8pm)
*Note: For safety reasons, only Grouse Mountain rental sleds will be permitted in the Sliding Zone.
Sleigh Rides: Embark on a magical ride through our Winter Wonderland. Snow level and weather permitting. (9am-9pm daily, except: Dec. 24: 9am-6pm & Christmas Day: 9am-8pm)
Skate under the Stars: 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. (9am-10pm daily, except Dec. 24: 9am-6pm & Christmas Day: 9am-8pm)
Gingerbread Village: Stroll through the impressive Gingerbread Village and vote for your favourite creation, all in support of BC Children's Hospital. (10am-10pm daily, except Dec. 24: 10am-5:30pm & Christmas Day: 10am-8pm)
Santa’s Reindeer: Meet Santa's reindeer in the Reindeer Habitat next to Santa's Workshop. (9am-10pm daily, except Dec. 24: 9am-6pm & Christmas Day: 9am-8pm)
Reindeer Ranger Talks: Learn all about Santa's reindeer at the Reindeer Habitat. (12pm & 3pm daily)
Story Time: Warm your heart with stories of Christmas. Located in Elf Headquarters on the main floor of the Chalet. (times to be announced)
Craft Station: Create your own Peak of Christmas memory to bring home. Located in Elf Headquarters. (11am-7pm, except Dec. 24 & Christmas Day: 11am-4pm)
Send a letter to Santa: Share your holiday wishes with the big guy in a proper letter. Located in Elf Headquarters. (9:30am-9pm daily, except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5:30pm)
Are You Elf-Sized? Find out how you measure up to height of a real Christmas elf! Located in Elf Headquarters. (9:30am-9pm daily, except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5:30pm & Christmas Day: 9:30am-8pm)
Santa's Sleigh: Take a picture sitting in Santa's very own sleigh! Located in Elf Headquarters (9:30am-9pm daily, except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5:30pm & Christmas Day: 9:30am-8pm)
Christmas Favourites: Watch fun, family Christmas movies on the big screen in the Theatre in the Sky. (9:30am-9pm daily except Dec. 24: 9:30am-5pm & Christmas Day: 9:30am-8pm)
Peak of Christmas Family Ticket (Nov. 24, 2017–Jan 7, 2018)
The family rate for Peak of Christmas festivities includes admission for 2 adults and 2 children/youth (under 19) for $89.95.
Holiday Dining Events
Breakfast with Santa: Want to make the day unforgettable? Start your day of festive fun by treating your family to breakfast with the jolly man himself.
Corporate Parties: Celebrate your office Christmas party in a very special setting at the top of Grouse Mountain. To avoid disappointment, book early to reserve the date and time you'd like.
Call 604.980.9311 to reserve your table in any of our Holiday Dining Events.