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55th New Year's Eve | Torchlight Parade

Date / Time
Dec 31 / 7:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location
Snow Summit
Snow Summit will host the 55th annual Torchlight Parade on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 with a New Year’s Eve party to follow in the base area with kids activities and a live performances. Admission to the parade viewing area and New Year's Eve party is FREE and open to all ages.

About the Torchlight Parade


Watch 200+ skiers and snowboarders light up the night as they make their way down the face of the mountain in the dark with torches to create a spellbinding spectacle of light before the (snow)ball drops. The show will begin around 7PM.

About the NYE Party


After the Torchlight Parade, stick around for a live performance by Digital Underground, most known for the 1990 hit, "The Humpty Dance". Other activities include:

  • DJ entertainment
  • Activation booths
  • Face painting
  • Champagne toast
  • Stilt walkers
  • Fire dancers
  • Photobooth
  • Bounce house

Make it a full day party. On New Year's Eve, lifts will start spinning at 8:30AM. Bring the whole family and enjoy skiing/snowboarding, lessons, rentals, on-site dining, snow tubing at the Grizzly Ridge Tube Park, and more! Start planning your trip today.

Official Schedule
  • 5:30PM: DJ entertainment
  • 6:30PM: Bounce opens
  • 7:30PM: Chairlifts close to public
  • 8:15PM: Fire Dancers
  • 8:30PM:Torchlight Parade begins
  • 10:30PM: Digital Underground Concert
  • 11:30PM: DJ entertainment

Snow Summit's Base Area during the New Year's Eve Event


view of Snow Summit base area during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Live Performances


view of Snow Summit base area during the NYE Torchlight Parade's live performances

Parade Participants Lighting their Torches


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

View of the Event from Across the Big Bear Lake


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Getting Ready to Rock in the New Year


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Parade Begins


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

Parade in Action


view of Snow Summit hill during the NYE Torchlight Parade

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