There’s nothing quite like winter in the Wasatch. With the first snowfall, the world goes still; with powdery days, the adventures skyrocket. Luckily for those who live at Summit Creek, there’s absolutely no shortage of winter activities to partake in. And the best part? Residents can escape the crowds at the day’s end and retreat to nature. Get a peek at the most anticipated nearby winter activities below.
Festival of Lights
The annual Festival of Lights has officially arrived in Spanish Fork, open until January 1, 2019. One of the most popular Christmas lights drive in Utah County, the Festival of Lights sets the night sky ablaze with over a million lights and is sure to become your family’s new favorite holiday tradition.
Sundance Film Festival
January might seem like light years away, but—believe it or not—we’re just two months out from the ever-iconic Sundance Film Festival. From January 24 to February 3, the internationally-acclaimed festival will feature the work of independent storytellers in film and theater. So if you’ve ever considered attending, make 2019 your year.
North Pole Express
If your kids are in need of some Christmas spirit, look no further than the North Pole Express. The 90-minute round trip ride out of Heber Valley takes you to the North Pole, featuring hot cocoa and Mrs. Claus’ famous cookies as you sing along to classic tunes. Finally, when you reach the North Pole, Santa will hop aboard and present each child with a special gift. Imagine the Polar Express brought to life—your little ones won’t believe their eyes.
From December 7-19, the always classic ballet performance of The Nutcracker is set to take the stage at the Covey Center for the Arts. The beautiful production is an unwavering family favorite; and, if the little ones haven’t seen it yet, it’s the perfect time to make it part of the family legacy. Kick off your holiday season in grand style, making memories to cherish with the ones you love.
Explore the Great Outdoors
Did you know most of Utah’s greatest winter activities lie right beyond your doorstep at Summit Creek? Hop on the snowmobile and explore the backcountry. Put on your snowshoes and head out for an early morning trek. Have the kids grab their tubes and slide down Summit lawn. Here, the winter adventures are seemingly endless.