Snow, skiing, and Christmas, Steamboat Springs, Colorado has it, and they do it up right! Located on the western slope in Colorado, Steamboat Christmas is one to be enjoyed and lived year after year.
Enjoy a gondola ride to the top of Mt. Werner for a festive Christmas dinner, then ski down into gondola square and revel in the Christmas spirit, On the ski hill one can enjoy night skiing and festive night fireworks at Christmas time. Shops and restaurants celebrate with free goodies at Christmas, and as the snow falls around you Santa Claus will ride in on horseback to delight all. One can also see a real live reindeer in gondola square with elves to help and visit with. In gondola square, as well, they have an amazing sugar cookie decorating contest, so much to see and do in historic Steamboat Springs, Colorado at Christmas time.
The historic downtown is decorated for the season and local parades can be seen during this time as well. Also in Steamboat one can enjoy a Christmas sleigh ride, horsedrawn or by snow cat. each decorated to spread Christmas cheer. Downtown and in gondola square you can find holiday concerts going on about every evening, and the decorations are one in a million there.
So if you are looking for a ski Christmas in the old west, Steamboat Springs, Colorado is worth a visit. Ski, shop, relax in the local hot springs, and enjoy local cuisine, Christmas in Steamboat Springs, Colorado will be a Christmas to remember with family and friends.