Wassail Days 2015 Schedule of Holiday events and activitiesWassail Days 2015 Schedule
December 4 - 13, 2015
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2015
5:00 pm - 7:00pm - Carolers will make their way up and down Main Street.
6:00 pm - The Frisco Holiday Tree Lighting will be at the Frisco Historic Park Gazebo. 600 luminaries will line Main Street.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015
10:00 am - 12:00 pm - Santa will visit with boys and girls at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum. Pictures of Santa with the kids.
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Carolers will make their way up and down Main Street
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - The Soup Cup Classic will be held at the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge and tubing hill. Local restaurants and amateur cooks will duke it out for the titles of best professional soup and best amateur soup respectively. The guests will be the judges Cost- $30 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under which includes all-you-can-eat soup, 2 beverages (New Belgium beer for 21+) and 2 hours of unlimited tubing during the event.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015
9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Nordic ski and snowshoe on the Frisco Nordic Center trails for free. Free ski and snowshoe day for locals. Anyone displaying a Summit County ID may have a free trail pass between :00 am - 5:00 pm.
Beginning at 12:30 pm, the Frisco Nordic Center will offer two free group lessons which include rentals and a trail pass. One clinic will cover classic skiing and the other skate skiing. Participants may then use the pass and skis until 4:45pm if they wish. From 3:45-4:45pm, the Nordic Center will also offer a free classic skiing clinic for children ages five and over. Parents of children between ages 5-8 must remain with their children and participate with them. Reservations are required for all lessons and may be made by calling 970-668-0866. And reservations must be made by 4pm on Friday, December 4, 2015.
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Free tubing sessions at the Frisco Adventure Park. Free 30 minute tubing sessions available. For details and reservations call 970-668-2558.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Santa’s Calling - from November 26 - December 8 at noon, Frisco Town Hall, Frisco Adventure Park, Frisco Historic Park, Summit County Public Library, Summit County Preschool, Frisco/Copper Information Center and Stork and Bear Clothing Company will be accepting call requests from boys and girls who want to talk to Santa about their holiday wishes. On Tuesday, December 8, Santa will be calling all the boys and girls on his call list.
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2015
2:30 pm and 3:00 pm - Free sleigh rides at the Frisco Nordic Center offered by Two Below Zero. Take a free 30 minute horse drawn scenic sleigh ride. Availability is limited. Please call 970-453-1520 to make reservations.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wassail Night at the Museum. Guests are invited to experience a cozy winter evening at the Frisco Historic Park and Museum with an afterhours celebration. Apple cider, cookies, stories and music will be enjoyed in the Museum.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2015
8:30 am - 11:00 am - Breakfast with Santa - This breakfast at the Backcountry Brewery with the holiday’s favorite big guy benefits the Summit County Preschool. It is $20 for adults and $10 for children 12 and younger. Reservations are required. For more information and for tickets please visit the Frisco Breakfast with Santa website or call 970-668-5508.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Santa Visits - Santa will visit with boys and girls at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum to find out what their fondest wishes are for the holiday season. Santa loves it when parents bring their cameras and take pictures of Santa with the kids.
4:00 pm - Ugly Sweater Challenge - Ugly holiday sweaters are required at this event which celebrates all things holiday with a tongue in cheek challenge on Main Street. Participants are invited to take on “holiday challenges” starting on Main Street at 7th Avenue and finishing at the Frisco Historic Park. Challenges will include traditional holiday tasks like target practice with fruit cakes and eggnog shooters (nonalcoholic). Awards will be followed by an Ugly Sweater After Party at Greco’s Pastaria.
Prizes will be awarded for best ugly holiday sweater, best team of ugly holiday sweaters and best dog ugly holiday sweater. Registration is $15 per person. Dogs and children under 5 are free. Registration includes a pair of Colorado made Frisco socks while supplies last.
Online registration will be available through Friday, December 11. Day of registration on Saturday, December 12 will be available from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Frisco/Copper Information Center at 300 Main Street in Frisco- phone # 970-668-5547. Start line registration on Saturday, December 12 will be on Main Street at the 7th Avenue. 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Carolers will make their way up and down Main Street filling the town with good cheer and holiday music. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2015 Wassail tasting - This is the last day fill up the “12 Sips of Wassail” card at participating shops and restaurants.
Fairs, Festivals, Parades, Concerts, Shows