Peak of Christmas

Starting tomorrow and running through December 24, Grouse Mountain presents, a Peak of Christmas.  Though a bit of a more expensive family activity, $79.95 gets a family of four (two adults and two children) access to access to the Skyride, Holly the Jolly Reindeer show, antler making, sleigh rides, Gingerbread Lane, mountaintop ice-skating, Santa’s Workshop and more festive fun.  This year they have centered their festivities around REAL visiting reindeer named Dancer and Vixen.  Events include (taken from their website):

SOS Children’s Gingerbread Village (9am-10pm): Stroll through and vote for your favourite sweet creation.
 
‘Picture Yourself’ as a Reindeer (9am-10pm): See what you would look like as a reindeer before jumping on the Skyride.
 
Santa’s Workshop (12-8pm): Meet Santa in person to share those holiday wishes.
Antler Decorating & Reindeer Tattoos (11am-8pm): Decorate your own antlers and get a reindeer tattoo at the entrance to the Spirit Gallery Gift Store.
Visit Dancer and Vixen (9am-10pm): Meet two of Santa’s reindeer in the Wildlife Refuge.
Outdoor Ice Skating (9am-10pm): Enjoy the crisp mountain air as you glide atop our magical 8,000 square foot skating pond.
Holly the Jolly Reindeer Show (Fridays, 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm; Weekends and Dec. 17-24, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm, 5pm, 7pm): See if Holly has what it takes to be one of Santa’s reindeer.
Reindeer Ranger Talks (Monday-Thursday until Dec 13th 11:30am, 3pm): Learn about our two reindeer Dancer and Vixen.
Mountaintop Sleigh Rides (9am-9pm, weather permitting): Embark on a magical ride through our Winter Wonderland.
Reindeer Christmas Favourites (9:30am-9pm): Watch fun family Christmas movies on the big screen in our mountaintop theatre.
They also have special events including breakfast or lunch with Santa, and skating with world champion Karen Magnussen.  To find out more, visit the Peak of Christmas website.
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