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Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade & Gift Giving

December 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Before Santa makes his trip around the world, he leads a fiery torchlight parade down the slopes at Whitefish Mountain Resort and hands out a few presents to good girls and boys.

Gather at the bottom of Ed’s Run just outside of Ed and Mully’s to watch the Torchlight Parade descend from the top of Chair 2. This Montana Christmas Tradition makes for great photos and is a special event for the whole family. Santa will give gifts out in Ed and Mully’s following the parade.

6 pm: Torchlight Parade

6:30 – 8 pm – Santa’s Gift Giveaway

GIFT INFORMATION: Anyone can bring ONE gift per child to be given by Santa and his Whitefish Elf. Please leave more valuable gifts for Christmas morning. You must include the name, age, and hometown of the child on the package. Please write clearly and legibly in large print. If you have more htan one child, please wrap all gifts in the same type of paper. 

Gift drop-off: Base Lodge Tickets and Information (2nd Floor) or Whitefish Mountain Resort Lodging Check-In (located in Kintla Lodge in the Upper Village) anytime before 4 pm Dec. 24.

If you are interested in skiing or snowboarding in the torchlight parade you can register at the checkpoint at the Lift Plaza to sign up. Registration is free, but you must have a season pass or lift ticket.

Torchlight Registration
· Meet Ski Instructors/ guides at the bottom of Chair 2 at 5pm register. Load Chair 2 at 5:30. Torchlight Begins at 6pm.
· All intermediate or expert skiers / snowboarders can participate in the Torchlight Parade
· You must be able to ski in very low light and icy conditions. All torch lighters are encouraged to wear warm but worthless clothing to avoid damage from torches.
· Participants under 18 yrs of age must have a parent or guardian sign a liability waiver. No exceptions.


December 24, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Josh Knight
406 862 2910


Upper Village Area

Dates are subject to change.