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E.g., 20.07.2018
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Summer in Ruka and Kuusamo is full of adventures. Rafting, canoeing, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding and lots of other activities are waiting for you!

Ruka Holiday store
Flight, train, bus...

Flight to Kuusamo or train to Oulu now under 130 € return.

Ruka Holiday store
Offers & Packages

Package deals and offers for the whole Ruka-Kuusamo area - book now!

Ruka Holiday store
Tickets to the best night clubs!

The top Finnish artists and the best party in the nights clubs of Ruka village.

Ruka Holiday store
Ski Passes
Buy your skipass online and save money.

Family ski pass: 30 % additional discount for the children!


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. 

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 > 

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Monday 31.12.2018

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: