Holiday Party & Tree Lighting Ceremony

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Dec 7 2018, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area - Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area 1172 Ski Road Fort Wainwright, Alaska 99703 United States Google Map

Thank you all for coming and celebrating the holiday season with us! We hope you had as much fun as we did! Please click here to view your pictures with santa and all other photos taken of the event - 
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Save the date! The annual Installation Holiday Party & Tree Lighting Ceremony is set for December 7th from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Birch Hill Ski & Snowboard Area.

Celebrate the season as we light up the tree, take a picture with Santa, enjoy FREE holiday treats, visit the reindeer, and more holiday festivities for the entire family!

We have some HUGE prizes this year that you're not going to want to miss out on! A Samsung 55" Smart TV, Bose sound system, Apple Watch Series 3, Beats Studio3 Wireless Headphones, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Electric Scooter, and MORE!

Downhill Santa Shred
Dress up as Santa and hit the slopes! We're looking for Santas to ski or snowboard down Birch Hill during the Annual Holiday Party & Tree Lighting Ceremony. Participates will be entered to win an individual season pass to Birch Hill!


  • Participants must be a DoD ID Cardholder and at least 14+ years old. If you are 17 & under you must have a parent signature to register.
  • Must be able to ski or snowboard. Skiing and snowboard equipment will be available to rent for the Downhill Santa Shred event.
  • Must supply your own Santa outfit or another holiday themed outfit

For more information about Downhill Santa Shred, please click here or contact the Last Frontier Community Activity Center at +1 (907)353-7755.


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This event is open to DoD ID Cardholders and their dependents.