Mardi Gras on the Mountain

Saturday | March 5, 2016

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

$10 Off Lift Tickets

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.

DJ, Dancing and Beads!

12-4pm: Houseguests receive their first set of beads at our Front Desk, located at the Inn at the Mountain, upon check-in. Pick up another set at Tickets and Rental counter! Participants will be awarded additional beads for Deck Party Games and Stylin-on-the-Slopes contest. Search for more beads on and around the Mountain in the Bead Scavenger Hunt! Keep your eyes peeled, beads are everywhere! Additional beads available for purchase at the Mardi Gras Tent (located at the base of the Crystal Clipper) while supplies last.

Face Painting

1-3pm: Get in the spirit of Mardi Gras with face painting for all ages. For location details, visit the Mardi Gras Tent located at the base of the Crystal Clipper.

Stylin' on the Slopes Contest

3pm: Strut your creative Mardi Gras purple, gold and green costumes on the slopes and receive beads! Participants receive beads for creativity and enthusiasm. Top adult male and female will be crowned King/Queen of the Mountain and win a 2016/2017 Season Pass!

Cajun Style Specials

Swing into the Wild Tomato or Thistle Pub & Grille for a Cajun-Style dinner. King cakes will be available for dessert at the Thistle Pub & Grille!

Live Entertainment in the Vista Lounge

2-5pm: Enjoy drink specials from Bravo Zulu and Griffin Claw!

2-6pm: Hot Traxx DJ

8pm-Midnight: The Dudes featuring Jeff Bihlman are an acoustical blend of rainbows and pitchforks consisting of some prominent award winning Northern Michigan musicians. Emmy awards that is! They play all your favorite hits from U2 and Tom Petty to John Mayer and Pearl Jam.

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