Mammoth Lakes December Events Guide

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and that means it’s the best time to be in Mammoth Lakes!

From holiday events to great skiing and snowboarding at Mammoth Mountain you can’t go wrong with Mammoth Lakes December events, but we decided to help you choose what to do in Mammoth Lakes this month with our guide below.

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53 Kitchen & Cocktails Spirit Series (12/9/22) 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

It’s easy to get into the holiday spirit in Mammoth Lakes during December, and thanks to the 53 Kitchen & Cocktails Spirit Series you can drink great spirits too!

The series celebrates a specific brand and alcohol every month, and this month the focus is on Casamigos Tequila.

June Mountain Opening Day (12/10/22) 7:30 AM

Mammoth Mountain may be up and spinning, but there will still be plenty of great terrain and snow at June Mountain once they open for the season!

June Mountain offers incredible terrain and snow on top of a strong mountain culture that you’ll want to visit over and over again.

TannenBaum Classic Cross Country Ski Race (12/11/22) 10:00 AM

Downhill skiing isn’t the only type of skiing you can get into in Mammoth Lakes once cross-country ski season begins!

Now that major snow has fallen, the cross-country season is here and this family fun race is a great way to ring it in!

Night of Lights (12/17/22) 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Enjoy Mammoth Lakes’ biggest holiday celebration at Canyon Lodge!

The Night of Lights includes sleigh rides, sledding, and a firework spectacular along with other winter activities that the entire family will love.

Weekend Après Party (12/18, 12/24, 12/31)

Make the most of the end of a day on the mountain or in town at Canyon Lodge where you’ll enjoy live music, scenic views, and drinks from the sundeck.

New Year’s Celebration (12/31/22) 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Start the new year off right by ending 2022 with a bang from the Village Plaza along with family activities and fireworks!