Frisco Kicks Off the Holiday Celebration with Fun for the Family

Town of Frisco's annual holiday celebration includes tubing, sleigh rides, Santa Dash for Cash and wassail Dec. 7 - 15

Nov 26, 2013, 08:04 ET from The Town of Frisco

FRISCO, Colo., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Town of Frisco is hosting its annual Wassail Days, Dec. 7 – 15, 2013, which is a week packed with events to celebrate the holiday season. This year Frisco will host the Third Annual Santa Dash for Cash where runners will dress up like Santa and cross the finish line to receive a stocking full of goodies. Frisco will spread the holiday cheer all week long with daily events on Main Street and at the Frisco Adventure Park.

Frisco will kick off the holiday cheer on Dec. 7 with the annual tree lighting and visit from Santa. After, head over to the Frisco Adventure Park to slide down the tubing hill and warm up with some homemade soup during the first soup-cup classic.

Breakfast with Santa and Santa Dash for Cash will close Wassail Days on Dec. 14. Join Santa at Backcountry, where families can take photos with Santa and enjoy a pancake breakfast. Later in the afternoon, change into Santa gear and join in for the Annual Santa Dash.

For those looking for fun on a budget, venture to Frisco for the FREE day in Frisco Dec. 12. The Frisco Adventure Park will host a day of free tubing, free sleigh rides and free Nordic skiing.

This year's Wassail Days are sure to bring out the holiday spirit in anyone. Here's the schedule:

Saturday, December 7:
8:30-10:30 a.m. Visit with Santa – Frisco Historic Park & Museum
4:30 p.m.             Frisco's Community Tree Lighting – Frisco Historic Park's Gazebo
5:00 -7:00 p.m. Soup Cup Classic - Frisco Adventure Park Day

Tuesday, December 10:
6:00 p.m.             Santa's Calling Frisco Kids 

Thursday, December 12: 
Free day at the Frisco Adventure Park - Free Nordic Skiing, Tubing and Scenic Sleigh Rides

Friday, December 13:
4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Victorian Wassail Night at the Museum - Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Saturday, December 14:
8:30 – 11:00 a.m. Breakfast with Santa at Backcountry Brewery (reservations required – call Summit County Preschool at 970-668-5508 ext 1)
11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m. Visit with Santa – Frisco Historic Park & Museum
3:00 p.m. Santa Dash for Cash - Frisco's Main Street Main Street

Sunday, December 15:
Final day of voting for your favorite wassail recipe - Frisco-Copper Visitor Information Center

To register for Santa Dash for Cash, runners should visit Once registered, participants will receive a Frisco Santa shirt, Santa hat, and one free hour of Tubing voucher for the Frisco Adventure Park tubing hill through December 20th. Naughty or nice, every paid participant receives cash. No matter how fast you are, you'll walk away with some money. 

Wassail Days wouldn't be complete without the annual Wassail competition. Participating retailers along Main Street will offer homemade Wassail, a delicious mixture of cider and spices. Shoppers can vote for their favorite Wassail recipe. Voting closes Dec. 15.

Visit for more information and to register for the Soup Cup Classic or Santa Dash for Cash. For more information about the Town of Frisco, visit or contact the Frisco Information Center at 800-424-1554. For press inquiries, contact Korisa Geiger at (970) 215-5544 or

SOURCE The Town of Frisco