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    Name: New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks
    Date: December 31, 2023
    Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM MST
    Event Description:

    Help us say goodbye to 2023 with a fiery Torchlight Parade and Fireworks to bring in the New Year! Please 'view details' before registering

     
    By Whitefish Mountain Resort
     

    Date and time

    Sunday, December 31 · 5 - 8pm MST

    Location

    3905 Big Mountain Rd

    3905 Big Mountain Road Whitefish, MT 59937
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    About this event

    Help us say ‘toot aloo’ to 2023 with a fiery Torchlight Parade and Fireworks to bring in the New Year. This event includes a torchlight parade (open to the public for spectators or participants) followed by fireworks under the big sky.

    The Torchlight Parade and Fireworks will begin at 5:30pm, just outside of Ed and Mully’s Restaurant (3905 Big Mountain Road) in the Upper Village. The fireworks display will begin at the end of the Torchlight Parade.

    Spectators are encouraged to assemble at the bottom of Ed’s Run, near Ed & Mully’s.

    Night Skiing on Chair 2 will close from 5:00pm - 6:30pm for the Torchlight and Fireworks. Chairs 3 and 6 will remain open.

     

    Check out last year's recapNYE 2023

     

    New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Schedule

    5:00pm - 6:30pm - Chair 2 Night Ski Closure for Torchlight Parade and Fireworks.

    5:10pm - Torchlight Volunteers load Chair 2 (must be pre-registered)

    5:30pm - Torchlight & Fireworks

    6:30pm - Night Skiing Reopens

    Chair 3 and 6 remain operating during the Chair 2 closure.

     

    If you would like to participate in the Torchlight Parade, please follow these instructions:

    To Register :

    You must register here by 4:30pm on the day of the torchlight, be an intermediate or expert skier or snowboarder, and must be at least 8 years old. If you are under the age of 12, we ask that a parent/guardian sign up with them and accompany them.

    To Participate :

    -A lift ticket or season pass is required.

    -Arrive at the bottom of Chair 2 no later than 5:00pm.

    -Meet our amazing Ski and Ride School staff who lead the torchlight, load the chair, get your torches, and ski down Ed’s Run.

    -Low-visibility goggles, helmet, and outerwear you don’t mind getting dirty on are highly recommended.

     

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    BEFORE THE EVENT

    What do I do after I register?

    Please double check your entry, make sure it is right. You will be emailed a confirmation/receipt.

    What are my responsibilities as a participant?

    Events are a group effort. It requires timeliness and accountability of not only the event staff, but of each competitor. There are many details each person is responsible for in order for us all to have a fun day on the snow. Making sure your information is accurate, you are on time and prepared for each event is required.

    DAY OF EVENT

    Please look at our EVENT GUIDE, full of information to help with your time at Whitefish Mountain Resort.

    You will find helpful Facts and Information, On Mountain Services, Event Calendar, Resort Maps, and Transportation Information.

    TRANSPORTATION, PARKING AND SHUTTLES

    What are my transport options getting to the event and around the village?

    The SNOW Bus will also operate between Whitefish and Whitefish Mountain Resort. A shuttle will operate in the upper village areas, and all parking lots will be open through the event. Please obey all parking signage and park as per normal.

    S.N.O.W Bus Schedule

    Parking Map

    Village Map

    Are helmets required?

    Helmets are required to participate in any event.

    TICKET INFORMATION

    Are there Discounted Lift Tickets for Event Competitors?

    Yes, for any event that requires use of the chairlift and is not a free entry event such as Cruise the Blues or a Torchlight Parade. $49 discounted Event Lift Tickets are available at the ticket shack located next to the bottom of Chair 2 in the Lift Plaza. Competitors must present their Bib to be eligible for this discounted ticket.

    Can I transfer my entry to my friend if I can’t make it to the event?

    No. New registrations must be completed by the competitor / guardian.

    Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

    It is not required to print your ticket, but it can be helpful. If you intend on purchasing a discounted lift ticket, it is required.

    Are there other events like this?

    President's Weekend Torchlight and Fireworks - February 17th

     

    A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!

    BLACKSTRAP INDUSTRIES INC.

    CRAGGY RANGE BAR & GRILL

    DARN TOUGH

    GIRO

    GLAICER DISTILLING CO

    GREAT NORTHERN CYCLE & SKI

    GREAT NORTHERN POWDER GUIDES

    ICELANTIC SKIS

    JEREMIAH JOHNSON BREWING CO

    JERSEY BOYS PIZZERIA

    MACKENZIE RIVER PIZZA CO

    MONTANA COFFEE TRADERS

    PIT VIPER

    ROSSIGNOL

    SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE

    SPOTTED BEAR SPIRITS

    STUMPTOWN SNOWBOARDS

    SWEET PEAKS ICE CREAM

    THE LODGE AT WHITEFISH LAKE

    THE TOGGERY

    About the organizer

     
    Location:
    Whitefish Mountain Resort
    Date/Time Information:
    5 -6:30 NYE
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