Deer Valley Resort Holiday Events

As we head into the holiday season, Deer Valley Resort invites guests to visit with Santa, witness the unforgettable Torchlight Parade, and celebrate New Year’s Eve at the new Cast & Cut restaurant this December. Peak-season lift tickets are also available for purchase online, as well as a wide variety of holiday gifts at Signatures Deer Valley.

Santa Claus Visit

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Before his long evening run, Santa Claus will stop by the Snow Park Lodge area from 9 to 11 a.m. and the Silver Lake Lodge area from noon to 1:30 p.m. Guests and their children are invited to bring a camera and take their pictures with Santa. For more information, please call 435-649-1000.

Shabbat Services

Every Friday at 2 p.m.

Tucked away off Sunset run on Bald Mountain and accessible only by skiing, Sunset Cabin hosts Shabbat services every Friday at 2 p.m., conditions permitting.

Torchlight Parade

Friday, December 30, 2022

Deer Valley’s annual Torchlight Parade will be held at approximately 6 p.m. (dusk) on Big Stick ski run on Bald Eagle Mountain, behind Snow Park Lodge. Complimentary hot chocolate, cider and cookies will be served on the Snow Park Plaza from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 

New Year’s Eve Party at Cast & Cut

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Ring in 2023 at Deer Valley Resort’s New Year’s Eve Party at Cast & Cut in the Snow Park Lodge. In partnership with DAOU Family Estates and Moet Hennessey, the NYE Dinner and Dancing Package ($495) consists of a four-course dinner at Cast & Cut on the main level, followed by the NYE Party on the second level of Snow Park Lodge including live entertainment by the Spazmatics, drink tickets, party favors, a champagne toast at midnight, and light culinary fare. Party Only Packages ($350) and DAOU Lounge and Dancing Packages ($425) are also available. The resort will also offer on-site childcare by reservation on a first-come, first-served basis. To purchase tickets, visit

Purchase Holiday Lift Tickets Early

Buy Early to Guarantee Access

Deer Valley limits the number of lift tickets sold each day to maximize guests’ on-mountain experiences. The resort will likely reach capacity during the holidays, so guests are strongly encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online to guarantee access. For the best rates and to ensure a spot on the mountain, purchase lift tickets online at

Holiday Gifts at Signatures Deer Valley

Shop Deer Valley Online

Shop Signatures Deer Valley for resort wear for the whole family, or pick up Deer Valley’s famous Southwestern Turkey Chili mix, cookie mix or Oomph seasoning, along with specialty mugs and flasks. Custom replica trail signs, ornaments, picture frames, trail map puzzles and throws are also available, and children’s books, Avalanche Rescue Dog plushes, which benefit the Deer Valley Avalanche Rescue Dogs, are perfect for the kids. Shop in-store or online at

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