Besides the amazing skiing and snowboarding, children can ride a snowcat, go snow biking and learn about local animals. If you need a break, there are programs that will entertain and engage your children, while you enjoy some “adult time.”
Here are some ideas to boost the fun factor for kids during your Snowmass winter vacation.
Kids’ Après Party
Have an entire day of skiing and après skiing for yourselves by dropping the young ones at ski school and then pick them up at 5:30 at the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center. Exciting inside and outside interactive games will be the focus. Children, ages 5 and up, must be signed up by the morning of the event to participate. Available Wednesdays, December 23 – April 6. 970.923.8733
Kids’ Night Out
Enjoy a night on the town as your children enjoy a variety of board games, electronic games, hula hooping & more! Dinner is provided and reservations are recommended. Get 3 hours of affordable, trusted care for $40 on Thursdays, December 31 – April 7 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. There are extended hours on New Year’s Eve, but it will sell out, so please register early. 970.923.8733
Burlingame Cabin Snowcat Dinner
Riding a snowcat to dinner to the Burlingame cabin is one of the best things that Snowmass offers for families with children. Excitement crackles in the cold air as you climb into the cat and head up the mountain. A 3-course family style BBQ awaits, as an acoustic band performs classic favorites and modern standbys.
Want to maximize your time on the mountain? Check out Ullr Nights—an amazing Friday night activity at Elk Camp Restaurant. Honoring the Norse God of Snow, Ullr, the area is transformed into a winter wonderland. Skiing, tubing, ice skating, snow biking and other activities greet eager youngsters. Inside the restaurant, gourmet dishes, a full bar and live music set the stage for a night to remember. Don’t miss the bonfire!
Winter Wild Things
Children and adults can learn about the local mountain animals and their environment in this interactive nature program. All ages are welcome to this free activity on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Tuesday & Thursday: “Crafternoons”
What could be more entertaining than to create a handmade souvenir at the Treehouse Kids’ Adventure Center? During après-ski, children are encouraged to let their creativity to run wild with colored paper, scissors and paint. The supervised art projects include decorating photo frames and pillows, beautifying scarves and bedazzling treasure chests. The free sessions start December 15.
Campfire Story Hour & S’mores
Grab a seat by the campfire on the Snowmass Village Mall on Wednesdays, and get ready to be mesmerized by intriguing, old fashioned stories. Tall Tales from the old west are recounted by local master storytellers. Complimentary hot cocoa and s’mores. This free event begins December 14.
Book ahead for your winter vacation in Snowmass. Call us at 1-855-287-5217 to reserve a condo or a hotel room for you and your family. Don’t miss out on our early winter specials and not-to-be missed family events in Snowmass.