Beyond the Slopes: Must-Attend Festivals and Events in November and December near Crescendo

When you think of Crescendo at Big White Ski Resort, your mind probably drifts to the pristine slopes and
exhilarating winter sports. But did you know that the late fall and early winter months in this snowy wonderland offer more than just skiing and snowboarding? If you’re planning a visit to Crescendo at Big white between November and December, you’re in for a treat with some fantastic festivals and events happening in the vicinity.

Let’s explore these exciting happenings that will make your mountain getaway even more unforgettable.

  1. Big White Winter Rally – November 19-20, 2023
    Get ready to witness high-octane action as the Big White Winter Rally roars into town. This adrenaline-pumping event features rally car racing on the icy roads around Big White. It’s a thrilling spectacle that’ll leave you on the edge of your seat. After a day on the slopes, head to the rally event to experience the excitement of motorsport up close.
  2. Christmas Light Up – Late November
    As November transitions into December, the entire Big White Village transforms into a winter wonderland. The Christmas Light Up event marks the official start of the holiday season with a dazzling display of lights, festive decorations, and even a visit from Santa Claus himself. Stroll through the village, sip on hot cocoa, and revel in the magical atmosphere after your day of skiing.
  3. Santa’s Workshop – December 16-24, 2023
    For families with young children, Santa’s Workshop at Big White is a dream come true. This enchanting event invites kids to join Santa’s elves for an afternoon of crafting, cookie decorating, and story time with Mrs. Claus. The magical workshop is an ideal way to keep the little ones entertained and inspired during your winter vacation.
  4. Big White Christmas Eve Festival – December 24, 2023
    The Big White Christmas Eve Festival at Big White Ski Resort is a magical celebration featuring a variety of festive activities and delights for all ages. The event kicks off at 4:30 pm in the Village with Christmas booths, a chance for photos with Santa, and continues until 7:00 pm with a spectacular fireworks display. Attendees can enjoy cozy bonfires, children’s games and crafts, concessions with holiday treats, live music with Christmas carols, and indoor booths at the Village Centre Mall, making it a heartwarming and joyful community gathering.
  5. Christmas Eve Fireworks – December 24, 2023
    Enjoy a dazzling Christmas Eve fireworks display at Big White Ski Resort that lights up the night sky with vibrant explosions, setting the stage for Santa’s arrival and spreading holiday cheer. The show starts at 7:00 pm in the Village Centre; and for the best view, secure a spot between The Woods and Stonebridge.
  6. The Moose Cruz – December – December 27-28, 2023
    Join the Moose Cruz event at Big White Ski Resort in December for an exhilarating mountain adventure. Skiers and boarders will receive clue cards and maps to find hidden letters on the scenic blue runs, piecing together a secret phrase. Along the way, participants will face challenges from the Events Team, solving riddles and puzzles to uncover letters. The more letters you find, the better your chances of winning fantastic prizes. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore the resort while competing for rewards on December 27 and 28.

After a day of skiing or snowboarding on the slopes, the above events offer a delightful change of pace, as it would be an opportunity to connect with the local community, immerse yourself in the holiday spirit, and create cherished memories with loved ones. So, while the snowy slopes are the main attraction in Crescendo at Big White, these festivals and events add an extra layer of magic to your winter getaway.

For more details on the dates and venues of these events, be sure to check out the Big White Events Calendar. Plan your trip accordingly, and make the most of your time in Crescendo by experiencing the best of both worlds: thrilling outdoor adventures on the slopes and heartwarming festivities in the village. Don’t forget to book your cozy and luxurious accommodation at Crescendo.  

  • Posted by Dr. Mitch Perlman
  • November 03, 2023


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