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Holiday Activities

Friday, December 16, 2022 - Saturday, January 7, 2023

Celebrate the season at Crystal Mountain with tons of fun holiday activities for the whole family. 


Happening Daily

Pick-a-Tree: Visit the Park at Water’s Edge beginning December 16. Trees are $20 each 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.

Michigan Legacy Art Park: Open daily, dawn to dusk. Hike or snowshoe this 30-acre preserve with over 50 sculptures.

Private Outdoor Hot Tub Rentals:  Schedule a private 45-minute hot tub session for up to 15 people for $75. Available from 9:15 - 10pm only. To book your reservation, please call the Park at Water’s Edge at  888-968-7686  ext. 7000. 

Family Crafts:   Make your own Puppet, Puffy Pillow or grab a Build-a-Buddy Kit! Prices may vary.

Ice Skate Rentals: Guests can enjoy a few whirls on our ice skating rink, located in Barr Park right in the heart of Crystal's village. Visit the Park at Water's Edge for your rink pass and ice skates. Ice skating is weather permitting.

Snowshoe Rentals: Snowshoeing is permitted on all Crystal Mountain property except the downhill slopes and cross-country trails. Michigan Legacy Art Park  is also a beautiful snowshoe destination. For rentals, visit the Park at Water's Edge. Snowshoeing is weather permitting.

  • Private Guided  Snowshoe  Hikes are available with a minimum of four participants and 48-hour advance notice. Rental fees and guide fees ($50/hour) apply. Reservations required, ext. 7000.

Fat Tire Bike Rentals:   Explore northern Michigan on two wheels with a Fat Tire bike ride. Visit the Park at Water's Edge for rentals!

  • Private Guided  Fat Tire Tours  are available with a minimum of four participants and 48-hour advance notice. Rental fees and guide fees ($50/hour) apply. Reservations required, ext. 7000.

Movie Rentals: Pick from a variety of favorites to take back to your room and enjoy a cozy night in. Visit the Park at Water's Edge for details. $5 per movie.

Scavenger Hunts: Visit the Park at Water's Edge for your clues! Free to participate.

Frankly Fun Playground: Slide, swing and climb at the Frankly Fun Playground, located behind the Mountain Adventure Zone.

Indoor Pool and Hot Tub: Open daily at the Peak Fitness Center!
Sunday - Thursday: 7am - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: 7am - 10pm

Peak Fitness Classes: Check out our Fitness Schedule  for fitness classes, specialty programs and more.

Crystal Spa: Enjoy a variety of spa services! Advanced bookings are highly recommended. 


Activity Descriptions (see schedule below)

*Reservations are required for indicated activities listed below.

*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: Be whisked away by a team of gentle Belgian horses. $10 per person; children under 12 months are free with paying adult. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.

*Outdoor Laser Tag: $15 per person for a 30 minute session. Ages 6 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. $20 per person for a 30 minute session. Ages 7 and up. Reservations required, call ext. 7000.


Activity Schedule (Details Above)

*Reservations are required for indicated activities listed below.

Friday, December 16:
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Saturday, December 17:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Sunday, December 18:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Monday, December 19:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Tuesday, December 20:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Wednesday, December 21:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Thursday, December 22:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Friday, December 23:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Saturday, December 24:
Ski with Santa, 10am: Hit the slopes with Mr. Claus before his trip around the world! 
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Holiday Dinners, 4pm: Feast on your holiday favorites at the Wild Tomato. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Sunday, December 25:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
Holiday Dinners , 4pm: Feast on your holiday favorites at the Wild Tomato. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Monday, December 26:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Tuesday, December 27:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Wednesday, December 28:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Thursday, December 29:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Friday, December 30:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Saturday, December 31:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm
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Sunday, January 1:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Monday, January 2:
*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Tuesday, January 3:
​*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Wednesday, January 4:
​*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Thursday, January 5:
​*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Friday, January 6:
​*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

Saturday, January 7:
​*Archery: 2pm, 3pm
*Horse Drawn Surrey Rides: 5:30pm, 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm
*Outdoor Laser Tag: 7pm

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