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Ski Apache Annual Torchlight Parade with Fireworks

  • Ski Apache 1286 Ski Run Road Alto, NM, 88312 United States (map)

Once again, Dec. 27, 2017, the annual Dummy Gelunde and Torchlight Parade – replete with fireworks – takes center stage on the downhill slopes of Ski Apache. This much-anticipated event begins with the Dummy Gelunde jump competition at 3 PM, with live music all day, and is set to conclude after sunset with torch-bearing skiers as they manage their way down the mountain to the cadence of Native American drums. As the end nears, a sensational spectacle of fireworks will illuminate the night sky.

Dummy Gelunde


LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY by folk rock duo Gleewood, bluegrass group Jones & Miles, and funk band ‘Merican Slang.

$25 entry fee – Enter by December 27 at 2pm. To enter Entry is $25 and must be submitted by 2 p.m. Dec. 27. To enter, call 575-464-3000 or

First Prize $1,000

Second Prize $500

Third Prize $250

Torchlight Parade

The annual Torchlight Parade at Ski Apache begin at sundown. Torch bearing skiers will glide down the mountain to the sounds of traditional Native American music and to end the night, a dazzling fireworks display.

Earlier Event: December 24
Luminarias at Lincoln Historic Site