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Jackson Hole Christmas & Holiday Activities

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Winter has made its way to the Tetons, and Jackson Hole is gearing up for another year of family-friendly Christmas cheer. Our mountain town transforms every holiday season, covering everything with a blanket of snow as festive lights illuminate the town square. Spend your Jackson Hole Christmas taking a majestic sleigh ride through the mountains, ice skating with Santa, and spending quality time together in your Fireside Resort cabin.

Our luxury cabins in Jackson Hole offer the perfect place to spend the holidays, complete with your own cozy fireplace and kitchenette. Without further ado, here are a few of our favorite ways to spend the holidays in Jackson Hole:

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Holiday Activities

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is your hub for winter activities and holiday fun in the Tetons. Spend your day skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, snow tubing, dog sledding, or snowshoeing before participating in Winter Fest activities such as:

December 21st: Head to the Teton Village ice skating rink and enjoy a free night of skiing!
December 22nd: Participate in the Holiday Round-Up Scavenger Hunt by downloading the JH Insider app.
December 23-24: Take advantage of ice skating with special guest Santa at the Teton Village's ice skating rink.
December 24th: Christmas Eve offers a special Santa appearance, where he will rappel out of the Aerial Tram and collect last-minute letters.
December 25th: Start your Christmas morning skiing with Santa!

Jackson Hole Christmas Sleigh Rides

One of our favorite holiday past-times in Jackson Hole is the opportunity to ride a horse-drawn sleigh through the mountains. The sleigh ride will take you into the Grand Tetons, where you can witness the largest migrating elk herd in North America, in addition to local wildlife like bald eagles, foxes, and bison. This magical adventure is sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit!

New Year's Eve Events in Jackson Hole

Ring in the New Year in Jackson Hole at one of the three ski resorts in the area with torchlight parades, live music, and fireworks.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: The New Year's traditions at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort are designed just for the kids, substituting torches for glowsticks. A torchlight parade and fireworks follow this.

Snow King Mountain: Witness the oldest torchlight parade in the valley at Snow King, followed by dazzling fireworks.

Grand Targhee: Head to Alta, WY, and join them for a kids glowstick parade, adult torchlight parade, and fireworks!

Jackson Hole Holiday Cabin Rentals

Join us for Jackson Hole Christmas and spend your holiday skiing, ice skating with Santa, and embarking on one-of-a-kind sleigh rides! Fireside Resort offers the ideal Jackson Hole cabins for the holidays, perfect for couples and small families. Our Caboose Cabin can sleep up to six guests, and our Wedge Cabins can sleep up to four people. Your Wyoming holiday retreat awaits with Fireside!