Beaver Creek’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash set for Tuesday |

Beaver Creek’s New Year’s Eve Family Bash set for Tuesday

New Year’s Eve at Beaver Creek includes fireworks, glow stick ski-down, Torchlight Parade and New Year’s Eve Family Bash with balloon drops.
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Tuesday’s schedule of events

5 p.m.: New Year’s Eve glow stick ski-down registration starts at the Beaver Creek Ski School

6 p.m.: Load Buckaroo Gondola for glow stick ski-down

6:15 p.m.: Glow stick ski-down on Haymeadow Trail

6:30 p.m.: New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade on 1876 Trail

6:45 p.m.: Fireworks display on the plaza

8 p.m. to 1 a.m.: New Year’s Eve Family Carnival at McCoy’s Café and Bar at Ford Hall

10 p.m.: First balloon drop

Midnight: Second balloon drop

BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek begins the New Year with fireworks and the third annual New Year’s Eve Family Bash this evening. The glow stick ski-down and torchlight parade starts the night off at 6:15 p.m., and the Beaver Creek fireworks show follows at 6:45 p.m.

The New Year’s Eve Family Bash celebration will entertain all ages after the fireworks, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., at McCoy’s Cafe and Bar in Ford Hall.

Glow stick ski-down

The New Year’s Eve glow stick ski-down allows skiers and snowboarders to wind their way down the Hay Meadow trail back to the base area in the dark holding glow sticks. The glow stick ski-down is open to intermediate and above level skiers and riders.

For more information and registration for the glow stick ski-down, call 970-754-4636 or visit the children’s Ski and Snowboard School at the base of the Centennial Express Lift.


The torchlight parade takes place on 1876 trail at 6:30 p.m. Professional skiers and riders will ride to the top of the Centennial Express Lift and make their way down carrying a fire-lit torch. This event is set to music and concludes with a fireworks display.

New Year’s Eve Family Bash

At 8 p.m., after the fireworks, guests can head inside of McCoy’s for the New Year’s Eve Family Bash. This is a special family-friendly event designed for all ages. Entertainment will include a DJ, dancing, raffle prizes, two balloon drops with one at 10 p.m. and one at midnight, games, activities, snacks, drinks and adult beverages.

Tickets for the New Year’s Eve Family Bash are $40 for ages 6 and older. Kids 5 and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased at

For more information about the festivities, visit or call 877-204-7883.

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