New Year at Ruka and Kuusamo
New Year in Ruka-Kuusamo is full of happy moments in good company with wintery activities and delicious local food. Adventures of Ruka-Kuusamo Winter Weekly Programme include huskies, reindeer, Islandic horses, ice karting, snowmobiles and many other experiences.
Opening hours of slopes and lifts during the New Year:
30.12. 8 am to 7 pm
31.12. 8 am to 7 pm
1.1. 8 am to 11 pm
Check daily opening hours for ski lifts and slopes.
Please follow the safety instructions and act in a responsible way when moving aroun in the area. Traditional fireworks and skiing with torches (organized by the ski resort) has been canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Shooting fireworks is allowed during New Year´s night, 31.12. from 6 pm until 1.1. at 2 am. Fireworks are not allowed in 300 meter from Ruka village. There is a fenced area at the southern end of Kaltiolampi pond reserved for fireworks.