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Events and Festivals

Let the Festivities Begin!

2021/2022 Event Calendar

We all love to celebrate and enjoy festivals and events.  It may have been a while, but we are
excited to host a variety of event this year:

Christmas Holidays Winter

Holiday Lights & Winter Nights Festival

December 4th, 2021 to January 1st, 2022


At the heart of every family tradition is a meaningful experience: Celebrate the Holidays with us in our magical winter wonderland, re-connect with family and friends and create lasting memories.

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Wander around the mountain lodge decorated with twinkling holiday lights and melt into the spirit of the season. Enjoy the outdoor light displays, a (physically distance) visit with Santa, tons of daily, fun activities for all ages and special food & beverage meals during this festive time. Your new family tradition!

Fun family activities throughout the Holidays include:

Friday, December 24
- Holiday Crafts
- Pictures with Santa in his sleigh from 1:00pm – 3:00pm (limited spaces available)
- Guided Nature Hike
- Candy Bar Bingo
- Buffet Dinner at Antlers at the Lodge
- Torchlight Parade and Fireworks at the Ski Hill

Saturday, December 25
- Candy Bar Bingo
- Guided Nature
- Breakfast Buffet at Antlers at the Lodge
- Buffet Dinner at Antlers at the Lodge (reservations required, please call 1.800.663.4979)
- Complimentary access to our natural hot springs pools for Hot Springs Pool Members with a food bank donation

Sunday, December 26
- Colour & Craft Hour
- Guided Nature Hike
- Candy Bar Bingo
- Breakfast Buffet at Antlers at the Lodge

Friday, December 31
- Candy Bar Bingo
- Guided Nature Hike
- New Years Eve Buffet Dinner (reservations required, please call 1.800.663.4979)
- 5-Course Dinner at Antlers at the Lodge (reservations required, please call 1.800.663.4979)
- Fireworks at 10:00pm (more details to follow!)

- Holiday Themed Crafts
- Guided Nature & Snowshoe Tours (weather dependent)
- Scavenger Hunts
- Fabulous Food & Beverage Specials
- Poolside Shop Holiday Sale
- Bonfire & S’mores

Call us at 1.800.663.4979 or book online to start your tradition!

Fire and Ice Festival

Torch Light Parade & Fireworks

December 24th, 2021

Located at the Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Family Ski Area on Christmas Eve, dozens of skiers and their blazing torches wind down the slopes through the darkness during this annual event – a cherished tradition that kicks off the holiday season at the resort.

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“This is a special time of year for everyone at the ski hill,” says Peter Harding, Ski Hill Manager at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. “The Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks have been a tradition for families and friends for over 30 years.”

This event takes place on December 24th every year from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. It is FREE and open to the public to join in on the festivities! After the parade, stick around the finale of fireworks. Keep an eye out for Santa as he makes a quick stop during his busy evening!

To be in the parade, please contact our ski team.

Note: Proof of vaccination is required for all guests aged 12 and over. Please arrive early as proof of vaccination will be checked at the drive-through windows of the RV Office (before the drive up to the Ski Area). Parking is limited. Ski Chalet will only be open for washroom access.
Wine in the Alpine

Wine in the Alpine

November, 2022

The must-attend event of the year, our 21st  Annual East Kootenay Wine Festival returns for another year as Wine in the Alpine, a more intimate wine tasting event.

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Wine in the Alpine will take place November 2022.

Wine in the Alpine will feature wines from some of BC’s most acclaimed wineries. Along with an abundance of wine to taste, enjoy delectable house-made hors d’ oeuvres and fabulous live music.

You must be 19 years or older to attend Wine in the Alpine.
Canada Day at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

Canada Day

July 1st, 2022

Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is the place to be this Canada Day, with tons of summer fun for the whole family!