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New Year at Ruka and Kuusamo

28.12.2018 - 2.1.2019
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. 

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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 > 

#newyear #coordinatesofsnow #fireworks

 

Friday 28.12.2018

14:30
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

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19:00
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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

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

Saturday 29.12.2018

12:00
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

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16:30
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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.

Monday 31.12.2018

14:30
Rosa & Rudolf Kid's Fun
On mondays during 24.12.2018 - 22.4.2019.

Own event for small kids (under 7 years). No comptetition, all are winners!

Place: Family Park Hut | Time: 14.30. Registration on the spot.

 

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16:30
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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.

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

Tuesday 1.1.2019

16:00
Happy Hour at Ski School
Improve your skills at the slopes together with your friend!

Ruka Ski School offers two persons with the price of one for 50 min or 1h40min private lesson.
Offer includes skiing, snowboarding, telemark and cross-country skiing lessons. Tuesdays at 16.00. 

To book your lesson call +358 400 101 635. Places are limited. 

 

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