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New Year at Ruka and Kuusamo

28.12.2017 - 1.1.2018
New Year is full of celebration and fireworks!

New Year in Ruka-Kuusamo is full of parties and delicious local food. Besides our Christmas events below, Ruka Slope Weekly Programme and Ruka-Kuusamo Winter Weekly Programme are well worth checking out. Keep also in mind our Christmas Weekly Programme, valid from the end of November until Boxing Day.

Special New Year activities are different parties and galas in our restaurants as well as torch lit skiing and fireworks around midnight.

Sign up for the event in Facebook and keep up with the program and possible changes.

Ruka-Kuusamo New Year in Facebook

You'll find New Year events listed below briefly and also presented more detailed at the bottom of this page.

Slopes and lifts during the New Year

Sat 30.12. 9:30 am to 7 pm
Sun 31.12. 9:30 am to 7 pm
Mon 1.1. 9:30 am to 7pm

Please note!
Fireworks are not allowed in 300 meter from Ruka village during New Year´s night! (31.12. at 18.00 - 1.1. at 02.00)
There is a fenced area at the southern end of Kaltiolampi pond reserved for fireworks. And of course there is a great fireworks organized by ski resort at midnight!

Guidance for parking in Ruka village in 30.12. and 31.12.: Ruka parking hall will be full on these days, so please be prepared to park your car at Talvijärvi or Kelo parking areas.

New Year night Skibus operates from 31.12. from 7.15 pm - 1.1. until 04.30 am as follows: According to the regular timetable from 19.45 until 24.00 from Kumpare roundabout (to Ruka West 15 minutes past each hour and to Ruka East 15 minutes before each hour). After this the two busses operate around Ruka (following the regular bus lines 1 and 2) non-stop until 04.00-04.30 am from the edge of Ruka village in front of Zone/taxi center. Prices: 5 e/person/trip. Possibility to travel to Kuusamo with the last bus of the night. 

We reserve the right for changes.

Weekly program and fun in the slopes!

Experience unforgettable adventures in the Finnish winter nature by snowmobile, husky sledge, snowshoeing or other activities. Weekly program >

Ruka offers fun & games in the slopes for every day of the week. Some are already classics but there are some completely new activities as well. Fun & Games in the slopes > 

 

Thursday 28.12.2017

16:30
-
17:00
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route. Free of charge. 

Friday 29.12.2017

9:30
-
23:00
King of the nighthill
1.12.2017 - 27.4.2018 on fridays. On the last hours of the evening, we will find out who’s the king of the nighthill.

Who ever gets more runs up the lifts (the number of runs in the ski lifts + distance meters of the lift) is the winner, simple as that. 
Place: All slopes that are open | Time: 9:30–23.00 (Check the lifts and slopes that are open from the ski map)

 

11:00
-
14:30
Lovely reindeer at Ruka village
Welcome to meet reindeer with a reindeer herder at Ruka village at 11-14.30 and in Rosa & Rudolf Family Park at 15-16.

Available on Tue-Wed 26.-27.12. and Fri-Sat 29.-30.12. (Fri from 12.00) and
Tue-Wed 2.-3.1. and Fri-Sat 5.-6.1.

FREE OF CHARGE. Welcome!

Kujala Reindeer Farm , Tel +358 40 5515 927 , Email: kujalanporotila@gmail.com
14:00
Stiga Competition
Speedy Stiga race in the Rosa & Rudolf snow park (near by the J-lift)

Enrollment on the spot at 1.30 pm.

Free of charge.

Results

All rights for changes are reserved.

15:00
-
16:00
Lovely reindeer at Ruka village
Welcome to meet reindeer with a reindeer herder at Ruka village at 11-14.30 and in Rosa & Rudolf Family Park at 15-16.

Available on Tue-Wed 26.-27.12. and Fri-Sat 29.-30.12. (Fri from 12.00) and
Tue-Wed 2.-3.1. and Fri-Sat 5.-6.1.

FREE OF CHARGE. Welcome!

Kujala Reindeer Farm , Tel +358 40 5515 927 , Email: kujalanporotila@gmail.com
18:00
-
2:00
Party music Live in Kaarle XII Ski Ruka restaurant
Restaurant will open at 6 pm. Band will start palying at 11 pm. Age limit 18 years. Entrance ticket 10€ including cloakroom.

Entrance fee includes access to night club and karaokebar!

Befor party time there is a rich buffet available from 6 pm until 10 pm . 29,90 € / adult.

Kaarle XII Ski Ruka , Tel Tel: +358 200 48126 groups&meetings sales +358 (0)200 373 23 (0,17 eur/call + 0,75 eur/min) , Email: rukahovi.cumulus@restelhotels.fi , groups &meetings sales: north.sales@restel.fi
19:00
-
23:00
Night Skiing
from December 2nd 2016 until April 13th 2018
There’s nothing murky about wanting to hit the slopes at night! Fridays at 19-23. Lifts are open at night from December 1st 2017 until April 13th 2018. Place: Check open lifts | Time: 19–23

Lifts & Slopes

All rights for changes are reserved.

Rukakeskus Ltd , Tel 0400 101600 , Email: info@ruka.fi

Saturday 30.12.2017

11:00
-
14:30
Lovely reindeer at Ruka village
Welcome to meet reindeer with a reindeer herder at Ruka village at 11-14.30 and in Rosa & Rudolf Family Park at 15-16.

Available on Tue-Wed 26.-27.12. and Fri-Sat 29.-30.12. (Fri from 12.00) and
Tue-Wed 2.-3.1. and Fri-Sat 5.-6.1.

FREE OF CHARGE. Welcome!

Kujala Reindeer Farm , Tel +358 40 5515 927 , Email: kujalanporotila@gmail.com
15:00
-
16:00
Lovely reindeer at Ruka village
Welcome to meet reindeer with a reindeer herder at Ruka village at 11-14.30 and in Rosa & Rudolf Family Park at 15-16.

Available on Tue-Wed 26.-27.12. and Fri-Sat 29.-30.12. (Fri from 12.00) and
Tue-Wed 2.-3.1. and Fri-Sat 5.-6.1.

FREE OF CHARGE. Welcome!

Kujala Reindeer Farm , Tel +358 40 5515 927 , Email: kujalanporotila@gmail.com
15:30
Suomi Slalom - Giant Slalom competition
For the whole family in the Masto ski area

To all ages and all disciplines. Enrollment at the bottom of the slope number 35 from 11 to 11.45 am,
Price: 4 €/person or 10 €/family

 

Results

We reserve all rights for changes.

16:30
-
17:00
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route. Free of charge. 

18:00
-
2:00
Live entertainment in Kaarle XII Ski Ruka restaurant
Restaurant will open at 6 pm. Band will start palying at 10 pm. and the entertainer show time at ab 11 pm. Age limit 18 years. Entrance ticket 15€ including cloakroom.

Entrance fee includes access to night club and karaokebar!

Befor party time there is a rich buffet available from 6 pm until 10 pm . 29,90 € / adult.

Kaarle XII Ski Ruka , Tel Tel: +358 200 48126 groups&meetings sales +358 (0)200 373 23 (0,17 eur/call + 0,75 eur/min) , Email: rukahovi.cumulus@restelhotels.fi , groups &meetings sales: north.sales@restel.fi

Sunday 31.12.2017

18:00
-
2:00
Party with Disco Inferno live band in Kaarle XII Ski Ruka restaurant
New Year´s Eve party in Kaarle XII Ski Ruka restaurant! Doors will open at 6 pm and the band will start ab 11 pm after the fireworks ! Age limit 18 years. Entrance tickets 15€ incl. cloak room fee.

On 31st of December dinner available only for hotel guests.

Entrance fee includes access to night club and karaokebar! Night club open until 4 am.

Kaarle XII Ski Ruka , Tel Tel: +358 200 48126 groups&meetings sales +358 (0)200 373 23 (0,17 eur/call + 0,75 eur/min) , Email: rukahovi.cumulus@restelhotels.fi , groups &meetings sales: north.sales@restel.fi
18:00
-
21:00
New Year Dinner at the Top
Welcome to our New Year Gala Dinner! Our magnificent menu consists starters, main course and dessert options. We have also an excellent vine package for this gala dinner. Two table settings.

1. setting 6-9:30 pm

2. setting 10pm - 1am

New year dinner menu

Bookings info@rukapeak.fi or +358 8 868 4100

Restaurant Ruka Peak & Chalet Ruka Peak , Tel +358 (0) 8 868 4100 , Email: info@rukapeak.fi
19:00
-
22:00
New Years Eve Dinner in the forest restaurant Kontioluola
Herkullinen uudenvuoden aaton illallinen metsäravintola Kontioluolassa Rukajärvellä klo 19 - 22.30. Ilotulitus klo 21.30! Kuljetus myös Rukan kylästä! Delicious New Year eve's dinner in forest restaurant Kontioluola at 19 - 22.30. Fireworks at 21.30.

Table reservations to Ruka Safaris' sales office, tel. + 358 8 8521610 / sales@rukasafaris.fi or by our online-shop

Kontioluola menu

Starters and dessert will be served in buffet, main course according to your choice will be served to the table. Allergies and special diets informed beforehand will be taken into notice.

Price without transfer 63 € / adult & 37 € / child
Price with transfer from Ruka Centre 72 € / adult & 46 € / child under 12years.

- For children main course choice also fries and meatballs.

Address of the Kontioluola restaurant: Onkerniementie 14, Rukajärvi.

Bus transfer to Kontioluola from Ruka centre skibus stop at 19.00 , back from Kontioluola at 22.00. You can book transfer as well in our online shop.
Please let us know also any special dietary or allergy requirements (info field).

Kontioluola 360 degrees

Ruka Safaris Ltd , Tel +358 8 8521610 , Email: sales@rukasafaris.fi
22:00
-
1:00
New Year Dinner at the Top
Welcome to our New Year Gala Dinner! Our magnificent menu consists starters, main course and dessert options. We have also an excellent vine package for this gala dinner. Two table settings.

1. setting 6-9:30 pm

2. setting 10pm - 1am

New year dinner menu

Bookings info@rukapeak.fi or +358 8 868 4100

Restaurant Ruka Peak & Chalet Ruka Peak , Tel +358 (0) 8 868 4100 , Email: info@rukapeak.fi
23:55
Torch lit skiing & fireworks
Torch lit skiing show down the Front slope and fire works to celebrate the new year!

Welcome to celebrate new year in Ruka village. No entrance fee.

Rukakeskus Ltd , Tel 0400 101600 , Email: info@ruka.fi

Monday 1.1.2018

16:30
-
17:00
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route. Free of charge. 

22:00
-
1:00
New Year Dinner at the Top
Welcome to our New Year Gala Dinner! Our magnificent menu consists starters, main course and dessert options. We have also an excellent vine package for this gala dinner. Two table settings.

1. setting 6-9:30 pm

2. setting 10pm - 1am

New year dinner menu

Bookings info@rukapeak.fi or +358 8 868 4100

Restaurant Ruka Peak & Chalet Ruka Peak , Tel +358 (0) 8 868 4100 , Email: info@rukapeak.fi