Wassail Days

2018 Wassail Days Schedule


Luminaries on fence in Frisco during Wassail Days

From Friday, November 30, 2018 – Sunday, December 9, 2018, 65+ local businesses will serve their own special recipe of wassail. Guests have the opportunity to vote for their favorite wassail and fill up their “12 Sips of Wassail” card. Completed cards may be redeemed at the Frisco/Copper Information Center for a free 2018 commemorative and limited edition Wassail Days mug, while supplies last.

2018 Schedule

Friday, November 30, 2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Carolers will make their way up and down Main Street filling the town with good cheer and holiday music.

5:30pm

The Frisco Holiday Tree Lighting will be at the Frisco Historic Park Gazebo starting at 5:30pm with the tree lighting at 6:00pm. Back again this year – a special guest will help at the lighting; there will be handcrafted fire pits created by Fire on Demand; and hot cider and hot mulled wine will be for sale benefiting the Family & Intercultural Resource Center. Back again this year – 600 luminaries will line Main Street for an extra dose of mountain magic, and carol singing will be encouraged.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

10:00am – 12:00pm

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.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

4:00pm – 6:00pm

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 as they sample soup and vote for their favorite professional and amateur soups. 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. Buy tickets here

Monday, December 3, 2018

 4:00pm-6:00pm

Free tubing sessions at the Frisco Adventure Park. Come try out the new tubing lanes for the 2018/2019 season! The Frisco Adventure Park will be offering free 30 minute tubing sessions beginning at 4:00pm with the last free session starting at 5:30pm. Reservations are required. You must arrive 20 minutes prior to your reserved tubing time. If you do not arrive 20 minutes early your tubing reservation may be forfeited.  Please call 970-668-2558 for details and to make reservations.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

10:00am-4:00pm

Nordic ski and snowshoe on the Frisco Nordic Center trails for free. Rentals are also free while supplies last. This is an exceptional opportunity to check out cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the beautiful Frisco Nordic Center. Please call 970-668-2570 with any questions.

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Santa’s Calling – From November 22-December 4, 2018 at noon – Frisco Town Hall, Frisco Adventure Park, Frisco Historic Park, Summit County Public Library, Summit County Preschool, Frisco/Copper Information Center and Stork & Bear Company will be accepting call requests from boys and girls who want to talk to Santa about their holiday wishes. Call requests may also be made online. On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Santa will be calling all the boys and girls on his call list.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

2:30pm and 3:00pm

Free sleigh rides at the Frisco Nordic Center offered by Two Below Zero. Relax on a free 30 minute horse drawn scenic sleigh ride. Availability is limited. Please call 970-453-1520 to make reservations.

Friday, December 7, 2018

5:00pm – 8:00pm

Wassail Night at the Museum – Guests are invited to experience a cozy winter evening at the Frisco Historic Park & Museum with an afterhours celebration. Apple cider, cookies, stories and music will be enjoyed in the Museum which will be decked out for the holidays.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

8:30am – 11:00am

Breakfast with Santa – This breakfast 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 – call Summit County Preschool at 970-668-5508 ext. 1 or purchase tickets online. The location is TBD.

11:00am – 1:00pm

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.

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Carolers will make their way up and down Main Street filling the town with good cheer and holiday music.

Sunday, December 19, 2018

Wassail tasting – This is the last day fill up the “12 Sips of Wassail” card at participating shops and restaurants.