Ski Country USA has provided locals and holiday visitors a fantastic list of some must visit Holiday dining experience that are competing to be on the Colorado Bucket List Check out the options below.
FINE HOLIDAY DINING IN COLORADO
Welcome the New Year with a full stomach at Arapahoe Basin with the resort’s Moonlight Dinner Series. On December 31, visitors can spend New Year’s Eve in the mountains and partake in a celebration that includes champagne, tasty sweet bites, and party favors. At 10 p.m., guests can greet the New Year with New York and watch the ball drop in Times Square. To reserve a spot, visit http://shop.arapahoebasin.com/
At Copper, guests can celebrate the New Year in Country Style on December 31. The resort invites guests to grab their hats and boots for a night of eating and dancing. Enjoy an elegant buffet, Country Western dancing and live music, and Kids’ Corral. Learn more at www.coppercolorado.com.
The Durango Mountain Institute begins holiday fun at Durango Mountain Resort beginning December with a Healthy Holiday Cooking Class. Visitors can join wellness expert Tess Challis and learn how to make nutritious, delicious holiday recipes for only $39. On December 22, there is a complimentary class where individuals will be taught how to make fresh holiday wreaths, with both materials and instruction included. Visit www.radianthealth-innerwealth.
On December 24, Durango’s Creekside Italian Kitchen will feature dinner and a movie. Family-style Italian dishes will be served, while “The Night Before Christmas” will be played as guests wait for Santa to arrive. The evening will also have plenty of hot cocoa and delectable desserts on hand.
Christmas and the New Year will be special for those who wish to enjoy holiday menus atop the Gondola at Steamboat.While dining, they can enjoy breathtaking views of the entire Yampa Valley. Guests can call Steamboat Central Reservations at 800-922-2722 to book this holiday dining experience.
Starting December 7, and running each Wednesday from 3 – 4 p.m., S’mores by the Fire will begin at Winter Park. This free family activity is a great way to make new friends around the fire, although families are advised to arrive early, as s’mores are served on a first come, first serve basis.
Guests can also enjoy a meal to remember on both December 24 and 25 with the 2011 Holiday Dinners at The Lodge at Sunspot. This special experience is the only dining experience of its kind in Winter Park, offering fine dining on-mountain. Two options are available, the Sunspot’s Alpine Buffet starting at $59, or the five course meal in the Sunspot Dining Room starting at $79. The price includes the gondola ride, buffet, non-alcoholic beverages, and dessert. Guests can make their reservations early by calling 970-726-1446.