Peak2Peak Mountain Festival
October 18-20, 2013
Join mountain bike racers and enthusiasts for a weekend of bike racing and festivities!
Our Peak2Peak Mountain Festival, happening October 18-20, 2013, joins first-class mountain bike racing, great food, Michigan-made beer, and popular musicians from the Traverse City area for a weekend of outdoor fun, music and competition surrounded by the autumn colors of northern Michigan. Admission to the festival is free.
Friday, October 18
All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Buffet
5-9pm, Wild Tomato Restaurant
Adults: $13.95, Kids 7-12: $8, Children 6 and Under: $5. Also enjoy $1 off pints of Founders Brewing Co. draft beer. Reservations recommended, call .
Farm-to-Table Dining Series
5pm-Close, Thistle Pub & Grille
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 October. Reservations recommended, call .
Saturday, October 19
8th Annual Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic
9:30am-12:30pm, base of Crystal Clipper chairlift
The 8th Annual Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic is held in and around the beautiful, gently rolling terrain surrounding Crystal Mountain. The race starts and finishes near the base of the front-side slopes. Riders journey through hardwood and pine forests along rambling two-tracks and flowing single-track on a course that is fast and challenging, but not so difficult that racers new to the sport won't have a great time.
Pig Roast, Beer Tent and Live Music
11am-7pm, Slopeside of the Lodge
11am-3pm, Kinlochen Plaza
Autumn in northern Michigan is a special time as the woods change from green to gold, red, and orange, and cool days leading into cooler nights. And what could be cooler than live music and cold beer? Our culinary team will even be roasting a pig for the occasion. It’s all part of Crystal Mountain's Peak2Peak Festival, proving that not all of the fun will be on the mountain this year. But if you have a little mud on you, that's OK, too.
Food & Beverages
• Pig Roast Plate Special: $7.50
• Pulled Pork Sandwich: $4
• Sides: $2
• Founder's Pint: $4.50
• Founder's Taste: $1
Founder's Brewing Beer Trail
Founders Brewing Co. of Grand Rapids, Michigan will provide samples along Crystal's Beer Trail. Visit the Lodge Deck, the Plaza and the top of the Crystal Clipper. Participants who sample all six beers will be entered into a drawing.
1:30pm, Slopeside of the Lodge
Enjoy live, musical entertainment by The Accidentals
Tour de Tykes Bike Race
2pm, Crystal Center
2:30pm, Totem Park
The annual Tour de Tykes Bike Race is fun for kids ages 12 and under. Crystal will also offer the Tour de Tiny Tykes, for ages 6 and under. All participants receive medals and are sure to have a great time!
2:30pm, Slopeside of the Lodge
Musical Entertainment by Brian Nolf
Course preview of Crystal Trifecta
3pm, top of Loki Quad chairlift
Crystal Trifecta Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series
4pm, Downhill Mountain Bike Course
Join the Crystal Trifecta Downhill Mountain Bike Race Series, sponsored by Corepower. This is the final race in our three-race downhill series and will determine the overall fastest racers on the mountain. But if you missed the first two races, you can still register to race. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers per race, in addition to the top three racers overall in the series.
4-7pm, Slopeside of the Lodge
Live musical Entertainment by Soul Patch
Additional Saturday Activities
11am-6pm: Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide - Fall Special: $5 per ride or $20 per Day Pass
2pm: Outdoor Paintball
2-6pm: Vertical Edge Climbing Wall
4pm: Outdoor Laser Tag
4-6pm: Harvest Days
5pm-Close: Farm-to-Table Series at the Thistle Pub & Grille
6:30-9:30pm: Haunted Forest
Sunday, October 20
Crystal Cross Bike Race
The Crystal Cross is a cyclocross event with sand, dirt, grass and pavement making a variety of conditions for riders to conquer. If that isn't enough, racers will have obstacles to climb and run over along the way. This eventful race is fun to ride and watch.
Crystal Spa Days
Enjoy select massage, facial, body treatment and nail services for only $69, Sunday through Friday, and only $79 on Saturdays during our fall Crystal Spa Days!
Fall Lodging with Resort Credit - Earn $25 in Resort Credit for each night you stay. Package details »
Stay 2 Nights, Get a 3rd Night Free - Arrive October 18 or 19, stay with us two nights, and receive a third night free. Package details »
Event schedule subject to change.
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