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First Night 2023

Celebrate First Night 2023 with us and ski in the New Year at Ski Sundown, CT! Lifts and trails will be open from 8:00am – 11:30pm. Also, all night lift tickets will be extended from 10:00pm to 11:30pm for no extra charge! A torchlight parade will be performed by our Ski Patrol a few minutes before the clock strikes midnight (weather permitting). Customers with a Ski Sundown lift ticket or pass are welcome to participate in the parade or watch it unfold from the base area! Skiers and snowboarders who would like to be in the parade are required to register in advance and to join the practice session on the hill at 8:50pm. Registration will be held at the Welcome Center. Let’s all ring in the New Year at First Night 2023 – on the slopes at Ski Sundown in New Hartford, CT!

  • Practice Session Meeting Spot: top of the mountain in front of Ski Patrol hut
  • Practice Session Time: 8:50pm (practice run held on Temptor trail)
  • Event Time: 11:30pm (parents must accompany children)
  • Requirements for Torchlight Parade: signed waiver, practice session, helmet, and Ski Sundown season pass or lift ticket

Plan ahead and order your lift tickets for this day in advance online!

First Night 2023






December 31


8:00 am - 11:30 pm


Ski Sundown
126 Ratlum Road
New Hartford, CT United States