‘Twas: Christmas Eve at Snowbasin


‘Twas: Christmas Eve at Snowbasin

‘Twas: Christmas Eve at Snowbasin

Join us for 'Twas, Christmas Eve at Snowbasin. Experience the night before Christmas in the Wasatch Mountains with an appearance by Santa Claus, a skier torchlight parade and fireworks. You can participate in this event with the private buffet dinner (sold out), or attending for free on the plaza.


  • sun-logo-blue Torchlight Parade & Fireworks
  • sun-logo-blue A Visit from Santa
  • sun-logo-blue Private Dinner Buffet


Join us on Earl's Plaza with festivities for the whole family.  This free event includes a visit from Santa, food and drinks on the patio, a DJ and a grand finale of a torchlight parade and fireworks. Come and join the fun from 4:00 - 6:15 p.m. Outside food and drink are not permitted.


  • 1:30 p.m. - Last call for lunch in Earl's Lodge and Cinnabar
  • 2:00 p.m. - Earl's Lodge closes to prepare for buffet dinner
  • 2:00 p.m. - Outdoor grill, hot cocoa and warm homemade cookies on Earl's Plaza opens
  • 4:00 p.m. - DJ on Earl's Plaza
  • 5:00 p.m. - Private Buffet Seatings 
  • 5:00 p.m. - Santa's Visit
  • 5:55 p.m. - Santa's Grand Exit
  • 6:00 p.m. Torch Light Parade & Fireworks 

Private Dinner Buffet (Sold Out)

Experience a holiday dinner buffet unlike any other. You can come and go as you please while you experience holiday festivities in the base area. Those with dinner reservations will have exclusive access to Earl's Lodge and a private VIP section for viewing the torchlight parade and fireworks. Reservations are required and sold old.


  • Adults (13 and older) - $99
  • Youth (5-12 years old) - $54
  • Toddlers (4 and younger) - Free

*Private Dinner Buffet price includes: Buffet, A heated VIP area outside to enjoy the public festivities, with unlimited hot chocolate.

Buffet Menu

  • Roast Garlic and Horseradish crusted Prime Rib
  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Brown Sugar Brined Turkey
  • Salmon-Brown Butter Sabayon
  • Boursin Mashed Potato
  • Root Vegetable Hash(Turnip/Carrot/Sweet Potato)
  • Tri Color Baby Carrots Herb Honey Gastrique
  • Sauted Green Beans - brown butter/chestnuts
  • Winter Greens Salad - baby spinach, radicchio, cranberry, citrus supremes, chevre, pomegranate vinaigrette
  • Classic Caesar
  • Charcuterie and Artisan Cheese Board
  • Fruit Tray
  • Roast Veg Platter
  • Shrimp Cocktail
Christmas Eve - Sunday, December 24
2:00 - 6:30 p.m. 

Registration required?



Earl's Lodge

Christmas Eve Event on Earl's Plaza.

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Phone Number: 801.620.1000
Email: info@snowbasin.com