Join Us for a Classic Christmas Celebration

Granlibakken Tahoe’s annual Torchlight Parade and Norwegian-style holiday feast


Experience an authentic alpine Christmas at Granlibakken Tahoe, complete with Santa’s arrival on December 24 and then a traditional holiday menu buffet on December 25.


Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade

Saturday, December 24, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Outside the Granlibakken Ski Hut


Gather family and friends for a memorable Christmas Eve celebration as Santa and his elves arrive on the historic Tucker Sno-Cat with its trailer on sleds. Holiday gifts are handed out to children, and then skiers with torches come down the hill with music playing for a spectacular show.


Dress warmly and enjoy treats and a fireplace at the Ski Hut. There is no cost to attend, so spread the word and bring your loved ones!


Christmas Day Buffet, beginning at 6:00 PM

Sunday, December 25, 2022

Granlibakken Main Lodge


A Christmas Day meal like no other, served buffet style in our Mountain Ballroom. Everything on the menu is prepared by our award-winning culinary team using recipes that honor Granlibakken’s Norwegian roots. Pricing* is $45 per adult and $29 for children under 12. No charge for children under 3.

Reservations are required

Reserve your 6:00 PM or 7:00 PM seating time by December 23.

Lodging guests receive 30% off of their advance Christmas Dinner booking.


Starters and Salads:

Hearty Norwegian Bread (Sunnmørsbrød)

Rhubarb and Cucumber Salad (Rabarber og agurkesalat)

New Potato Salad (Potetsalat)

Swedish Shrimp salad (Rekesalat)

Honey-roasted Root Veggies (Honningglaserte Rotgrønnsaker)



Lemon-baked Cod (Sitronbakt Torsk)

Roasted Pork Loin (Stekt Svinekam)

Norwegian Chicken (Bakt Kylling Gjetost)

Vegan Norwegian Meatballs with Gravy (Veganske Kjøttboller)



Chocolate Mousse

Christmas Cookies



Cash Bar Available


*There is an 18% service fee applied to each Christmas buffet booked

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