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Holiday Celebrations at Crystal Mountain – December 14 to January 5
[ December 14, 2019 to January 5, 2020. ] 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 [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Winter Sounds in the Art Park – December 15, 2019
[ December 15, 2019; 5:00 pm; ] 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 [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – 5-for-$50 Sunday – December 15, 2019
[ December 15, 2019; ] 5-for-$50 Lift Tickets, 9am-4:30pm - Bring a group of five people and you ALL ski and ride ALL DAY for only $50! more...

Crystal Mountain – Ski With Santa – December 24, 2019
[ December 24, 2019; 1:00 pm; ] Tuesday, December 24, 2019 Join Santa for some on-hill fun! Santa will hit the slopes at 1pm. Call the Snow Sports Desk at 888-968-7686 ext. 2000 for more information. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More News From Crystal Mountain Resort <> Crystal Mountain On Facebook Below are the latest postings from the Crystal Mountain Page On Facebook. <>

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Crystal Mountain – Christmas Buffets – December 24 & 25, 2019
[ December 24, 2019; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. December 25, 2019; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Christmas Eve Buffet Time & Place: Tuesday, December 24 from 5-10pm at the Wild Tomato Cost: Adults - $30, Seniors - $27, Kids (7-12) - $15, Kids 6 and Under - $9 View Menu » Reservations required. Call 888-581-9891 to book today. Christmas Day Buffet Time & Place: Wednesday, December 25 from 5-10pm at the Wild Tomato Cost: Adults - [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – $25 on the 25th – December 25, 2019
[ December 25, 2019; ] Ski or snowboard from 10am - Close on Wednesday, December 25, 2019 with lift tickets for $25* per person and rental for $25 per person. For more information, call our Tickets and Rental Department at 888-968-7686 ext. 3000. *Kids 6-and-under and seniors 80-and-older receive a FREE lift ticket anytime! Buy Lift Tickets Online » <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> More [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – New Year’s Eve with Fireworks – December 31, 2019
[ December 31, 2019; ] Kick off 2020 at Crystal Mountain, with something fun for every age! Dinner at the Thistle Pub & Grille 5 - 11pm: Finish 2019 surrounded by the ones you love and some great eats! Join us in the Thistle Pub & Grille for some delicious prix fixe dinner choices. See Menu » Cost: $60 per person Reservations required. [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Winter Trails Day – January 11, 2020
[ January 11, 2020; ] Winter Trails Day offers children and adults new to snow sports the chance to try snowshoeing and cross country skiing for free, and to discover the great fitness and social benefits with these easy-to-learn winter sports. Enjoy a free 2-Hour Trail Pass and rentals available from: • 1pm-3pm • 2pm-4pm • 3pm-5pm Trail head Clinics will be going throughout the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Pre-Ride – January 12, 2020
[ January 12, 2020; ] Join us for biking, snacks, drinks and fun! We'll meet at Iron Fish Distillery at 11am and ride to Crystal Mountain to complete a few laps on the Fat Chance race course. After, we'll ride back to Iron Fish Distillery for food and drink specials! Cost: No charge for the pre-ride unless you need to rent a [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – World Snow Day Celebration – January 19, 2020
[ January 19, 2020; ] In celebration of World Snow Day, Crystal Mountain is offering a variety of free activities geared to introduce "first timers" to the great world of snow. Stay tuned for details! <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> >>>> Below is information from World Snow Day 2019 more...

Crystal Mountain – Iron Fish Distillery Fat Chance Fat Tire Bike Race – January 19, 2020
[ January 19, 2020; ] Fat Chance is the staple of fat biking in Northern Michigan, and is back again for another legendary race at Crystal Mountain with new and familiar faces. The race will be held on the Otter Trail loop. The new 90 Minute Category Trail Loop course is 2 miles of high speed wide trail and a tight [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Paintball Biathlon – February 16, 2020
[ February 16, 2020; 11:00 pm; ] Join us as we combine paintball and cross-country skiing into our Paintball Biathlon! Stay tuned for details. <> Visit Crystal Mountain Website >>>> <> >>>> Below is information from Paintball Biathlon 2019 more...

Crystal Mountain – NASTAR Midwest Championships – February 29 – March 1, 2020
[ February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ] Crystal Mountain will host the Liberty Mutual Insurance NASTAR Midwest Championships on February 29 - March 1, 2020. The winners will be awarded prize money for the first time in NASTAR regional championships history! The two-day event will see the fastest racers in each age, gender and ability group from Saturday’s qualifying races advance to the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Mardi Gras on the Mountain – March 7, 2020
[ March 7, 2020; ] Let the good times roll at Crystal Mountain this Mardi Gras Weekend! Dress in your favorite purple, green and gold! Skiers and boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 off their open-to-close lift ticket (valid Saturday, March 5, 2016 only). Discount only available at ticket window. more...

Crystal Mountain – Spring Carnival – March 14, 2020
[ March 14, 2020; ] Get ready for a fun filled Saturday with events and activities for the whole family to enjoy! more...

Crystal Mountain – Celts & Kayaks – March 21, 2020
[ March 21, 2020; ] Cheers to a fun-filled St. Patrick's weekend, with plenty of activities for everyone, including Crystal Mountain's epic Kayak on the Snow Race. Saturday, March 21 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 [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Retro Weekend – March 28, 2020
[ March 28, 2020; ] It's time for a retro flashback and its happening at Crystal Mountain! Dress in your favorite retro clothing. Skiers & Boarders in FULL COSTUME receive $10 OFF an open-to-close lift ticket. Lift ticket is valid Saturday, March 19, 2016 only. more...

Crystal Mountain – Crystal Classic Golf Tournament – April 20, 2019
[ April 20, 2019; 12:00 pm; ] This four-person scramble includes 18 holes of golf with cart, two beverage tickets and food. Only $45 per person! Prizes to be awarded in Men’s, women’s and mixed divisions. more...

Empire Asparagus Festival – May 17 – 19, 2019
[ May 17, 2019 to May 19, 2019. ] Friday Dance and Pig Roast 7pm to 10pm | Front Street Dance to the music of Jack Pine and enjoy a traditional pig roast. Entrance $5 | Pig Roast Price TBA Saturday 5k Kick Yer Ass-paragus Fun Run/Walk 9am: Registration begins | 10am: Race begins | Empire Public beach Enjoy a scenic run by the beautiful shores of [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 25, 2019
[ May 25, 2019; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Time: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Kick off the summer with this Memorial Day weekend tradition at Crystal Mountain. Enjoy live entertainment while sampling an enormous selection of Michigan's finest microbrews, local hard cider and mead, and gourmet brats from northwest Michigan markets. Lodging Package Package includes General Admission to the Michigan Beer and Brat Festival, tokens, one [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – 2018 – 19 Season Passes
Season Passes Are On Sale Now. Winter will be here before you know it – don’t forget to get a great deal on your Season Pass! Purchase an adult Premier Season Pass for just $359, or a junior/senior Premier Season Pass for $219 and enjoy unlimited, unrestricted skiing and riding all season long. Don’t wait – the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Holiday Trail Celebration – November 29, 2019
[ November 29, 2019; ] Enjoy a festive tour through Crystal's quaint resort village. Each trail stop offers unique activities, entertainment, food & beverage and retail sales. more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – August 16 – 17, 2019
[ August 16, 2019 5:00 pm to August 17, 2019 5:00 pm. ] Our Farm-to-Table dining series brings the fresh flavors of northern Michigan to the Thistle Pub & Grille the third weekend of each month, May through September. Our chefs work with local farms, making personal visits to many of them, to build a custom three-course menu. Our Farm-to-Table series is a clear example of Crystal Mountain's commitment to [...] more...

 
   

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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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 – 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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