Lantern Making Workshop
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Create a hanging lantern to bring to the Torchlight Parade the following evening at the Alpine ski area. This workshop at the Lodge allows you to create your own unique design or offers expert help if needed.

Lantern kits are available per person, or work together to make one with your family!

Cost: $15 per kit or $20 for 2

Location: Downstairs in the Lodge




Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner @ Daylodge at the Ski Hill
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

When: from 5:30 pm

Where: Daylodge  at the ski hill

$24 adult, $12 Children

Don’t be rushed for dinner – Enjoy it at the Daylodge on Christmas Eve before you stroll over to watch the Torchlight Parade.


Monday December 24th


Manning Park Daylodge Buffet

Dinner Rolls

Greek Pasta Salad

Mixed Green Salad

Vegetarian Lasagna

Shepherds Pie

Leg of Ham

Garlic Mashed Potato

Seasonal Vegetables

Assortment of Dessert Squares and mini cupcakes

Christmas Day – Ski with Santa!
Dec 25 all-day

Hit the slopes on Christmas Day and keep an eye out for Santa skiing around too – He loves to unwind at Manning Park after a big night delivering presents!

Happy Holidays from all of us at Manning Park Resort!

New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Dec 31 all-day

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Manning Park Resort:

Gather your family together and celebrate the New Year with family-fun activities!

NYE Guided Snowshoe Tour: 7:30-9:30pm

Registration is limited so sign up in advance at the Nordic Centre for this tour.

Ice Skating Carnival

Join the carnival-like celebrations at the ice skating rink this New Year’s Eve, with extended hours. Rent your skates at the Nordic Centre and join the fun!

Fireworks: 12 pm

Ring in the New Year with fireworks celebrations at midnight! The best place to watch is outside the Pinewoods building, looking up towards the Cascade Look-out road.

Bear’s Den Pub will be open for festivities until closing time.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Manning Park Resort! We hope you have a wonderful stay with us and create many happy memories.

The Blackwall Bash Nordic Race
Jan 13 all-day

Blackwall Bash logo

The 4th Annual Blackwall Bash Race

The Blackwall Bash is a challenging new race to the top of Manning Park’s Blackwall Nordic trail. Skate or classic ski either option:

  • 8 km (1500 ft. elevation gain) to Cascade Lookout; or
  • 16 km (2500 ft. elevation gain) to the Alpine at Blackwall Peak.

Race participants send up a bag with warm clothes to be waiting for them at the finish line.

Take the challenge!

Registration now open at

Bib pickup 7:30-10:30 am, Nordic Centre.

Early start only for racers who take more than 2:15 to finish: 10 am.

Peak and Lookout Classic Skiers: 10:30 am start.
Peak and Lookout Skate Skiers: 10:45 am start.

Awards around 3 pm.

More info:



Cascade Cup Loppet
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Sign up for the Manning Park’s Cascade Cup Loppet, a cross country ski event taking place 10 am – 1:30 pm at Lightning Lake in Manning Park Resort. Afterward, lunch and the awards ceremony begin at 2 pm.

Park at the Lightning Lake race site or at Manning Park Resort Lodge. From the Lodge, take the shuttle bus up to the lake 8:30 and 9:30 am.

Choose the 2, 4, 15 or 30 km race. Race fees include daily trail pass and post race lunch.

New: New Skate category for 30km. This category has limited numbers so register early!

Registration now open at:

Plan to stay the night at the Lodge!

More info:


Shawnigan Lake Ski Week
Feb 3 – Feb 8 all-day

The Tradition continues! We are so excited to welcome back Shawnigan Lake School for their Ski Week!

*PLEASE NOTE: Feb 3-8th, 2019 rentals are unavailable, and lessons are extremely limited due to a large group. Thank you for your understanding. For further questions, contact*

Guided Snowshoe Tour
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Enjoy a winter tradition in Manning Park’s true Alpine wilderness. Experience snowshoeing after dark with our Starlight Guided Snowshoe Tour.

Join our experienced guides for a 2-hour snowshoe adventure under the stars.

Trek through powder christened pines across snow crested fields. Return to the Nordic Centre later for a hot drink.

Cost: $30 per person, includes snowshoe rentals. $20 per person, if you bring your own snowshoes. Sign up in advance at the Nordic Centre.

Family Day – 50% off Lift & Trail Passes!
Feb 18 all-day

Bring your family up to Manning Park Resort to celebrate Family Day with us! Manning Park is offering 50% off both lift passes at the Alpine ski area, and trail tickets at the Nordic Centre.

Lots of family fun and free activities to take part in all weekend long!


St. Paddy’s Snowshoe Stomp
Mar 17 all-day

Do the St. Paddy’s Snowshoe Stomp –  try this snowshoe scavenger hunt with a riddle twist!

We will have riddles hidden out along our snowshoe trails in the trail network around the Resort.  Participants can find the stations, solve the riddles and enter to win prizes.  Entry will be free with snowshoe rental, or if you have your own snowshoes, you can enter for $2 for individuals or $5 for a team.  The riddles will be up and entries will be accepted from 8:30am-6:30pm on March 17th.

Check in at the Manning Park Resort Nordic Centre for your riddle map.

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