New Year’s Eve at Sonnenalp

Celebrate New Year's Eve at the Sonnenalp in Vail

Come celebrate New Year's Eve in Vail Village and The Sonnenalp! Whether you're searching for family-friendly festivities that wrap up in time for bedtime, or a late-night celebration that takes you straight into the new year, we have options to cater to every celebration as we close out 2022 in the Rocky Mountains.

Celebrate the evening with dinner at Ludwig's. Join us for live cooking stations featuring seafood, salads, mixed carving stations, desserts and more!


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New Years Eve Ludwigs

New Year's Eve Dinner

First Seating 5:30 PM
$190 Adults / $75 Kids 6 -12

Second Seating 8:30 PM
$285 Adults / $145 Kids 6 -12

Children under 5 free, tax and gratuity not included
Table with placesettings and candles

New Year’s Eve Buffet Menu

December 31, 2022

Soup & Salads

DIY Salad Bar Artisan Greens, Arugula, Spinach, Cucumber, Cured Tomatoes, Dried Cranberries, Walnuts, Goat Cheese, Lemon Dressing,
Honey Mustard Dressing
Roasted Beet Salad Pomegranate, Candied Pecan, Honey Mustard Dressing, Haystack Goat Cheese
Toasted Barley Salad Mushroom, Parmesan, Parsley, Lemon Vinaigrette Quinoa Salad Blueberry, Toasted Almond, Dried Cranberry, Pecorino, Sherry
Creamy Lobster Soup Basil Pesto
Wild Mushroom & Chestnut Bisque White Truffle Oil

Artisan Cheese, Meat & Bread Display

Regional & European Cheese & Cured Meats Assorted Country Pâté
Chutneys, Grapes, Dried Fruits, Crackers Bread Display
Whipped Butter, Cured Tomato & Goat Cheese Butter, Black Pepper Butter Truffle Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Avocado Oil

Carving Station Chef Attendant

Ancho Espresso Rubbed Piedmontese Beef Tomahawk
Black Truffle & Porcini Jus, Sea Salt
Chimichurri Crusted Colorado Lamb Racks
Port-Blackberry Jus, Mint Jelly, Mustard Crust

Seafood Station

Chardonnay Poached Prawns, Snow Crab Claws, Crab Legs, Fresh Oysters
Shallot Pepper Mignonette, Bloody Mary Sauce, Thai Chili Sauce, Cocktail Sauce, Lemons, Tabasco
Thai Style Seafood Salad
Prawn & Pepper Salad
Maine Lobster Salad Champagne Jelly, Cucumber Salsa Bay Nantucket Bay Scallop Ceviche Poblano, Lime, Tequila Smoked Rainbow Trout Blini, Caviar, Crème Fraiche
Spicy Tuna Cone Wasabi Aioli, Sesame
Smoked Salmon Tartare Dill Crème Fraiche, Smashed Avocado, Tomato Relish

Risotto Station Chef Attendant

Black Truffle & Lobster Risotto Served in Parmesan Wheel
Black Pepper, Grated Parmesan, EVOO, White Truffle Oil, Chili Flakes

Bountiful Harvest

Crispy Skinned Arctic Char Citrus Butter Sauce, Tomato Fennel Salad
Duck Confit & Potato Gnocchi Ragout Shaved Parmesan
Bison Ravioli Root Vegetables, Peppered Jus
Winter Pear & Gorgonzola Cheese Ravioli Red Onion Marmalade, Brandy Cream Sauce
Roasted Duck Fat Baby Potatoes
Winter Vegetable Ratatouille
Roasted Three Cheese Cauliflower Gratin with White Truffle Essence Charred Brussels Sprouts with Smoked Bacon


Chef Irma’s Assorted Mini Desserts Cotton Candy Machine
Ice Cream Station