Santa Claus, also known as “Tele Tim,” skis Slalom Slope on Christmas Eve in 2017 at Arapahoe Basin Ski Resort. (Daniel Brenner, Special to the Denver Post)

Santa Claus will be making the rounds at many Colorado ski resorts for Christmas. But that’s not the only holiday fun to be had.

Here’s a list of holiday festivities at Colorado ski areas. (Go to each resort’s website for more details.)

Copper Mountain: There’s a lot going on at Center Village on Christmas Eve. It starts with a DJ (4:45 to 7 p.m.), followed by an ugly sweater contest (5:30 p.m.), kids glowstick parade (6 p.m.), a torchlight parade down the mountain (6:15 p.m.) and fireworks (6:30 p.m.). There also will be candlelight services at the Copper Mountain Chapel (5 and 7:30 p.m.).

Arapahoe Basin: Santa will visit during the day on Christmas Eve, arriving at 11 a.m. to hand out candy to children in the A-Frame Lodge and Mountain Goat Plaza. He will then stop by the Molly Hogan beginner lift and the Black Mountain Lodge at mid-mountain before departing at 1 p.m.

Loveland ski area: Despite his global appointed rounds, Santa Claus will find time to ski on Christmas Eve from 9 a.m. until Christmas Day until 3 p.m. (so keep an eye out for a big guy in a red suit on the slopes). He also will visit the Ski & Ride School and the Children’s Center, handing out candy canes and posing for photos.

Monarch: Santa will ski the mountain (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) on Christmas Eve, passing out candy canes.

Wolf Creek: Santa will ski and hand out candy canes throughout the day on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas dinner — featuring Cornish game hens with mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and dessert — will be served beginning at 11 a.m. at the Upper Lodge.

Purgatory: Santa will be at the base area on Dec. 21 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., and he’s bringing Mrs. Claus with him. There will be a Holiday Wreath Making party on Dec. 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Durango Mountain Institute, with supplies provided.

Crested Butte: Santa’s sleigh will stop by the base area during après ski on Christmas Eve, and he’ll be available for photos, starting at 4:30 p.m.

Winter Park: A torchlight parade starts at 5:30 p.m., with a bonfire in the base and fireworks.

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