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Crystal Mountain – Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend – November 28 – December 1, 2019

Crystal Mountain - Thanksgiving Reconnect Weekend

Join us Thanksgiving weekend for a holiday full of family activities.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

5k Turkey Vulture Trot
Begin Thanksgiving Day by boosting your metabolism for the feast to come! Crystal’s 15th Annual Turkey Vulture Trot 5K run/walk is held on a paved, looped-course thru the scenic rolling terrain of Crystal Mountain. Top male and female finishers overall in the 5k receive a Crystal Premier Season Pass!

Thanksgiving Day Buffet
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings – without stepping foot in the kitchen – at the Annual Thanksgiving Buffet in the beautiful Crystal Center.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Holiday Trail Celebration
Enjoy a festive tour through Crystal’s quaint resort village. Each trail stop offers unique activities, entertainment, food & beverage and retail sales.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30

First Light Celebration
Join us as we set Crystal Mountain aglow with twinkly lights! We’ll be singing holiday carols and lighting our Christmas tree for the first time this season.

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

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4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Sunday – December 1, 2019

Crystal Mountain - 5-for-$50 Sunday

Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50!

The larger the group, the better the deal:
• 5+ for $10 each
• 4 for $12.50 each
• 3 or less $15 each

Valid Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 2019.

Does not include rentals, valid for lift tickets only. 5-for-$50 Sundays are weather dependent. Cannot be combined with any other offers, special discounts or coupons.

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

View more comments

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Sunday – December 8, 2019

Crystal Mountain - 5-for-$50 Sunday

Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50!

The larger the group, the better the deal:
• 5+ for $10 each
• 4 for $12.50 each
• 3 or less $15 each

Valid Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 2019.

Does not include rentals, valid for lift tickets only. 5-for-$50 Sundays are weather dependent. Cannot be combined with any other offers, special discounts or coupons.

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

View more comments

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain – December 14 to January 5

Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain

Happening Daily

Pick-a-Tree: Visit the Park at Water’s Edge beginning December 14. Trees are free to houseguests while supplies last.
Snowiest Snowflake Contest: Visit the Park at Water’s Edge to create a unique snowflake. Prizes for the top three snowflakes in four age groups. Winners announced January 1 and posted at the Park at Water’s Edge. You do not need to be present to win.
Crafts: Tube-A-Licious Candy, Puffy Pillows, Glitter Tattoos, Build a Buddy Kits. Prices may vary.
Rentals: Ice skates, Snowshoes, Fat Tire Bikes, Movies, Board Games. Activity prices will vary. Select activities are weather dependent.
Peak Fitness Classes: Check out our December Fitness Schedule and our This Week at Crystal flier for fitness classes, specialty programs and more.

Activity Descriptions (see full schedule below)

Family Campfire: Unlimited complimentary marshmallows. S’more kits $4 each
Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: Be whisked away by a team of gentle Belgian horses on this 25-minute ride. $12 per person; ages 6 and under free with paying adult. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.
Outdoor Laser Tag: $15 per person for a 30 minute session. Ages 7 and up. Reservations required, call ext. 7000. (Listed time on calendar represents first session offered; additional sessions may be available)
Archery: With target distances of 30 feet, our range is beginner friendly but challenging enough for the seasoned archer. $19 per person for a 30 minute session. Ages 7 and up. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.
Snowshoe Hike: A leisurely 1-hour hike through Crystal Mountain’s rolling, wooded terrain. $25 per person. Ages 7 and up. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

Additional Activities

Saturday, December 14:
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Snowmonster Sing-A-Long: 4pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Sunday, December 15:
5-for-$50 Sunday
Winter Sounds at Michigan Legacy Art Park : 5pm

Monday, December 16:
Snowmobile Tour: 2pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Tuesday, December 17:
Snowmobile Tour: 2pm

Wednesday, December 18:
Snowmobile Tour: 2pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Thursday, December 19:
Snowmobile Tour: 2pm

Friday, December 20:
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Saturday, December 21:
Fat Tire Bike Tour: 10am
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Holiday Traditions, 5-8pm: Join us for complimentary holiday traditions including cookie decorating, ornament making and visiting with Santa.
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Sunday, December 22:
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Monday, December 23:
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Tuesday, December 24:
Ski with Santa: 1pm
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Twas the Night Before Christmas: Inn Lobby 5pm
Christmas Eve Buffet: Wild Tomato, 5-10pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Wednesday, December 25:
$25 on the 25th: Ski or ride from 10am – Close with lift tickets for $25 per person and rental for $25 per person.
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Christmas Day Buffet: Wild Tomato, 5-10pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Thursday, December 26:
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Friday, December 27:
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Saturday, December 28:
Fat Tire Bike Tour: 10am
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Sunday, December 29:
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Monday, December 30:
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Tuesday, December 31:
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm
Torchlight Parade: 10pm
Fireworks: Midnight
Plus New Years Eve Events !

Wednesday, January 1:
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Thursday, January 2:
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Laser Tag: 7pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Friday, January 3:
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

Saturday, January 4:
Fat Tire Bike Tour: 10am
Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Snowshoe Hike: 4pm
Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6:10pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 8:10pm, 8:50pm
Live Music in the Vista Lounge: 7-11pm
Laser Tag: 7:45pm
Campfire: 8-10pm

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

View more comments

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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Crystal Mountain – Winter Sounds in the Art Park – December 15, 2019


Winter Sounds at Michigan Legacy Art Park is a celebration of the season, with warm beverages, a bonfire, magical winter hike, and a lovely outdoor holiday performance from Benzie Central Chamber Choir. Be sure to dress for cold weather, bring something warm to sit on, and arrive early to allow for a 1/4 mile hike to the amphitheater.

Time: Concert begins at 5pm.

Cost: $10 suggested donation benefits Michigan Legacy Art Park and the Benzie Central choral program.

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

View more comments

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Sunday – December 15, 2019

Crystal Mountain - 5-for-$50 Sunday
Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50!

The larger the group, the better the deal:
• 5+ for $10 each
• 4 for $12.50 each
• 3 or less $15 each

Valid Sundays, December 1, 8, 15, 2019.

Does not include rentals, valid for lift tickets only. 5-for-$50 Sundays are weather dependent. Cannot be combined with any other offers, special discounts or coupons.

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Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>>

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More News From Crystal Mountain Resort

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Crystal Mountain On Facebook

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

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19 hours ago

Crystal Mountain

We’re starting to work on upgrades for the 2020-2021 winter season, starting with snowmaking! 600 feet of 10” pipe is being replaced with 12” pipe. We’re already looking forward to turning on the snow guns this season! ❄️ ... See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

I love this place!!!! My favorite ski resort.

Love crystal. Hope the master plan includes an ‘on mountain’ restaurant and a new base lodge restaurant/bar facility some day.

This place is also beautiful in the fall

Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! Tubing Hill! All together now .... Tubing Hill! 🛷❄ Please ?!?!

Bigger Yurt in the back for all to use not just kids ski school?

Is the school program still planned for this upcoming season?

Nick Bergakker

View more comments

4 days ago

Crystal Mountain

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅 ... See MoreSee Less

The view from the top of the mountain can be pretty incredible! Thanks to Steven for catching this great sunset. 🌅
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