Traverse City, Michigan – Travel and Lodging

Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 1 & 2, 2019

Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain this Mardi Gras Weekend!

Plan on making a weekend of it. Book your lodging today!

Friday, March 1

6pm: Mask Making with the Snow Monsters
Make your own Mardi Gras mask with the Snow Monsters! Held in the Crystal Center.

7 – 9pm: Fat Tire Friday
Enjoy $1 off Fat Tire pints in the Vista Lounge.

Saturday, March 2

Beads, Beads & More Beads
Keep your eyes peeled, beads are everywhere! Collect all you can with games throughout the day.

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best purple, green and gold Mardi Gras attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am: On-hill Bead Search
9am: Find and ski with the Mardi Gras Jester

11am – Noon: New Belgium Ski Scavenger Hunt Registration
Noon – 2pm: Find clues around the mountain! Winner receives a 2019-2020 Season Pass. Must be 21+ to win.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party, BBQ & Seafood Boil
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Stylin’ on the Slopes Costume Contest
Held at the Lodge slopeside tent. Top adult male and female will be crowned the King/Queen of the Mountain and win a 2019-20 Premier Season Pass!

2 – 5pm: New Belgium at the Vista Lounge
Enjoy drink specials all afternoon from New Belgium Brewing Company!

3pm: Mardi Gras Open Jam
Open to skier and boarders. Prizes awarded to top 3 in each division. All participants are entered into a drawing to win a 2019-20 Season Pass! Just $15, includes March on the Mountain T-Shirt and giveaways! Registration available online or day of at the registration tent from Noon-3pm.

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring Soul Patch, playing Motown to modern music and everything in between. Individually they infuse styles from several backgrounds including jazz, reggae, bluegrass, funk, blues, and straight up rock n’ roll. They’re ready to bring the party!

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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11 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s a snow globe right now! ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Love it! Checking in Sunday!

I fell in love at crystal mountain 🏔 🤗

Amy Rutter I’m jealous! Enjoy the snow globe!

Snow globe city

Beautiful

Be there tonight!

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2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

7 inches of fresh snow means it’s a powder day! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The snow is falling and the lifts are spinning! 6-10 inches of snow on the way today. ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Meg It s going to be great for Jim and Jimmy!

See you Friday!! Can't wait🎿⛷🏂

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Crystal Mountain – Spring Carnival – March 8 & 9, 2019


Celebrate spring the “up-north” way, with all kinds of snow-filled fun! Fun-in-the-sun costumes are highly encouraged. Get ready for great events and activities for the whole family to enjoy during Spring Carnival.

Friday, March 8

6pm: Cardboard Sled Building Workshop
Located in the Crystal Center. Cardboard and tape will be provided. $10 per duct tape roll. Reservations are required, call or visit the Park at Water’s Edge, 888-968-7686 ext. 7000. See Official Rules »​

Saturday, March 9

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best luau attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9:30am – 10:30am: Cardboard Classic Registration
Please review the rules prior to creating your sled. Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Please note: Only two racers are allowed per sled. Helmets are required. See Official Rules »​

10:30am: Cardboard Classic Creative Sled Contest
Build a sled using only cardboard and duct tape. Sleds must be pre-registered to participate in the Cardboard Classic.

11am: Cardboard Classic Race
Held on Cheers To Lou slope.

11am – 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

2 – 5pm: Drink specials from Atwater Brewery in the Vista Lounge!

7pm: Live Music in the Vista Lounge
Featuring Scarkazm, their mix of modern rock/metal covers blended with original songs are sure to keep the party going all night long.

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Spring Carnival 2018 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

Spring Carnival was a complete success – thanks to our racers at the Cardboard Classic and Slush Cup participants. We hope you had just as much fun as we did!

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Cardboard Classic 2017 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

Thanks to all of our participants in the Cardboard Classic! It’s certainly lived up to its name today. Meanwhile the four different seasons Mother Nature threw at us this week unfortunately created some technical problems with the Slush Cup but will be ready for Celts & Kayaks weekend on March 18!

More Cardboard Classic 2017 Photos on Facebook >>>

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Crystal Mountain – Spring Fling – 2016 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
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Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 16, 2019


Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best St. Patrick’s Day attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

9am – 4pm: Pot of Gold Challenge – Enter your best guess to win a Pot of Gold. Visit the Park at Water’s Edge for details!
9am – 4pm: Look for the Leprechaun – The leaping Leprechaun comes once a year. Find him for good luck and an on-hill photo!

9:30am – 10:30am: Kayak on the Snow Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck. See Official Rules »​

11am: Kayak on the Snow Race
Compete for the best time! Equipment provided. Personal equipment is prohibited. Participants must be at least 8 years old. Registration required 30 minutes prior to the event starting.

11am – 1:30pm: Slush Cup Registration
Held slopeside on the Lodge deck.

Noon – 5pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

Noon – Close: Green Beer in the Vista Lounge

1pm: Celtic Dance
Enjoy a unique slopeside show of Dair2Treble Irish & Interpretive Dance Troupe. Directed by Rose Vanderley.

2pm: Slush Cup
Ski or ride through a giant pit of icy slush. Day of registration required at slopeside tent at least 30 minutes prior to the start time. Helmets are required. Rental gear is prohibited. Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

5 – 8pm: FREE Slopeside Concert featuring Brena
Brena, a six member band, features guitars, drums, horns, violin, keyboards, and tight vocal harmonies to keep you dancing all night long. Concert will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, by the Crystal Clipper chairlift.

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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11 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s a snow globe right now! ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Love it! Checking in Sunday!

I fell in love at crystal mountain 🏔 🤗

Amy Rutter I’m jealous! Enjoy the snow globe!

Snow globe city

Beautiful

Be there tonight!

+ View previous comments

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

7 inches of fresh snow means it’s a powder day! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The snow is falling and the lifts are spinning! 6-10 inches of snow on the way today. ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Meg It s going to be great for Jim and Jimmy!

See you Friday!! Can't wait🎿⛷🏂

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Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 23, 2019

Open-to-Close: Dress up in your best retro attire and receive $10 off your Open-to-Close window lift ticket!

11am: Mjolnir (Thor’s Hammer) Challenge
Race straight up Thor! The male and female winners wins a 2019-2020 Season Pass. Finisher medals awarded to all that reach the top! Are you worthy? $20 per person includes March on the Mountain t-shirt. Day-of registration available at the slopeside tent.

Noon – 4pm: DJ Dance Party and BBQ
Held slopeside on the Lodge Deck.

2pm: Broomball Tournament
Gather a skating team of 4 for a fun round of Broomball. Teams are divided into age categories: Ages 7-12 or 13 and up. It’s $20 per team or $5 per person. Skate rentals are $7 per person. The top three teams in each category receive medals. Sign up at the Park at Water’s Edge or the day-of at the slopeside tent.

5 – 8pm: Live DJ Plus Karaoke Contest
Entertainment will be held slopeside near the base of Main Street, in the big tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift.


NASTAR Medalist Weekend

Saturday, March 24 – Sunday, March 25

Test your race skills with our NASTAR Medalist Weekend! It’s two races on Saturday and one race on Sunday for just $10 per person. Each race will be a different format, so be ready for a challenge! Sign up on Saturday, March 24 at our Tickets and Rental Snowsports Desk.

Saturday Races: 10am and 1pm
Sunday Race: 10am

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook.

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11 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

It’s a snow globe right now! ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Love it! Checking in Sunday!

I fell in love at crystal mountain 🏔 🤗

Amy Rutter I’m jealous! Enjoy the snow globe!

Snow globe city

Beautiful

Be there tonight!

+ View previous comments

2 days ago

Crystal Mountain

7 inches of fresh snow means it’s a powder day! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

3 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The snow is falling and the lifts are spinning! 6-10 inches of snow on the way today. ... See MoreSee Less

 

Comment on Facebook

Meg It s going to be great for Jim and Jimmy!

See you Friday!! Can't wait🎿⛷🏂

Load more

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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