Yes, the weather outside is frightful, but without the cold temperatures you wouldn't have the delightful winter wonderland style of the Waldorf Astoria Powder Ice Lounge.

Schedule of events at the Powder Ice Lounge:

Opening of the Powder Ice Lounge
December 20
Celebrate Après Ski in style with Powder’s outdoor Ice Lounge, made up of a 14-foot bar made fully of carved ice adorned with sculpted ice furniture. Full service bar and lounge on the Powder Terrace, open for the winter season.

Breakfast with Santa at Powder
December 21, 9 a.m.–noon
Bring your Christmas wish lists and enjoy the Buttermilk Pancake Bar and the Cookie Decoration Station, alongside Santa in the Presidential Suite. Pictures will be taken and small gifts from Santa will be passed out. The cost is $24 per adult, $15 per child. Reservations can be made directly through Powder at 435-647-5566 or through

Christmas Eve and Day Dinner
December 24 & 25, 5–10 p.m.
Celebrate Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in Powder with your family and loved ones and enjoy a 4-course Prix Fixe menu featuring Elk Carpaccio, Porcini Mushroom Tortellini and Seared Filet Mignon. The cost is $72 per adult, $35 per child and reservations can be made directly through Powder at 435-647-5566 or through

New Year’s Eve Dinner
December 31, 5–10 p.m.
Toast to the New Year in Powder with our Prix Fixe menu featuring a Crispy Calamari Salad, Surf and Turf and a collection of decadent desserts. The cost is $130 per person, children’s menu available.

New Year’s Eve Celebration
December 31, 10 p.m.–1 a.m.
Ring in 2014 at Waldorf Astoria Park City with an exclusive New Year’s Eve after party. The hotel will be hosting live entertainment with an open bar, hors d’ oeuvres, champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. The cost is $130 for dinner, $150 for the after party or $250 for both the dinner and after party; must be 21 years of age to attend. Reservations for both events can be made directly through Powder at 435-647-5566 or through

This post was originally published on