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Crystal Mountain Resort Calendar

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – May 19 – 20, 2017
[ May 19, 2017 5:00 pm to May 20, 2017 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...

Crystal Mountain – Crystal Cup – May 26 – 28, 2017
[ May 26, 2017 to May 28, 2017. ] Play 36 holes of golf in a Ryder Cup format! The entire field of individual players and pairs will be divided into two teams, with their own team shirts and hats, for two days of friendly competition featuring proximity prizes and awards for the winner of the Crystal Cup. more...

Crystal Mountain – 12th Annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival – May 27, 2017
[ May 27, 2017; ] 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. Held slopeside. Admission VIP Ticket Package About VIP Beer and Brat Tickets $60 per person (Ages 3 & under are free). VIP Package [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k – May 28, 2017
[ May 28, 2017; 8:00 am; ] Kick off summer with a running start at Crystal Mountain's 4th Annual Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k race! The North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a combination of paved roads, dirt roads and trails. The North Mitten route consists of primarily flat, open trails on Crystal Mountain property and will not climb the [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – June 16 – 17, 2017
[ June 16, 2017 5:00 pm to June 17, 2017 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...

Crystal Mountain – Michigan PGA Women’s Open Pro-Am – June 23 – 25, 2017
[ June 23, 2017 to June 25, 2017. ] Bring your friends and play with a Pro! Our annual Pro-Am event kicks off the 2017 Michigan PGA Women's Open Tournament. The Pro-Am is a 36-hole scramble, featuring two divisions: Women's Only, and Mixed/Men's teams. Each team consists of 4-players plus a professional. The event is open to everyone. Women's Open Pro-Am includes: • 36 holes of [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Michigan PGA Women’s Open – June 26 – 28, 2017
[ June 26, 2017 to June 28, 2017. ] Crystal Mountain is proud to be celebrating 13 years as host of the Michigan PGA Women’s Open. We hope you will join us for this premier event considered among the finest Women’s Open Championships in the nation. more...

Vox Vidorra – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 7, 2017
[ July 7, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Lead by vocal phenom Molly Bouwsma Schultz, this Kalamazoo band is quickly becoming one of the most popular acts in Michigan. Vox Vidorra combines rich, Motown worthy vocals with an underbelly of indie rock, soul, and jazz. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are [...] more...

Blake Elliott & The Robinson Affair – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 14, 2017
[ July 14, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] One of the hardest working women in the northern Michigan music scene brings her retro bluesy rock to the amphitheater stage. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – July 21 – 22, 2017
[ July 21, 2017 5:00 pm to July 22, 2017 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...

Mount Valor – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 21, 2017
[ July 21, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Interlochen instructor Kyle Novy returns to the Art Park to perform original songs from his ambitious “52 Songs” songwriting and recording project. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available [...] more...

Nessa – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – July 28, 2017
[ July 28, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] This Celtic ensemble fuses traditional ballads and dances with elements of classical, folk, jazz, rock, and world music. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at the door, but [...] more...

Sweet Water Warblers – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 5, 2017
[ August 5, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The Sweet Water Warblers are a Michigan folk music “supergroup” featuring Summer Sounds favorites Rachael Davis, May Erlewine, and Lindsay Lou. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available at [...] more...

Nashon Holloway Band – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 12, 2017
[ August 12, 2017; 5:00 pm; ] Equally at home in jazz, soul, and folk music, newcomer Nashon Holloway and her band bring an honest and heartfelt performance all will enjoy. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – August 18 – 19, 2017
[ August 18, 2017 5:00 pm to August 19, 2017 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...

The Bergamot – Summer Sounds Concert – Michigan Legacy Art Park – August 19, 2017
[ August 19, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] The poignant songwriting and Americana-infused indie rock from this traveling couple, The Bergamot, promises to perfectly suit the Art Park forest setting. Concerts begin at 7pm in Michigan Legacy Art Park's outdoor amphitheater. Tickets Admission: $10 per adult. Kids 12 and under are free. Tickets will be required for attendance at this year’s concerts. Some tickets will be available [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Ben Wright Invitational – August 24 – 26, 2017
[ August 24, 2017 to August 26, 2017. ] Enjoy one of golf's finest weekends at Crystal Mountain. Join legendary CBS golf commentator and author, Ben Wright, and friends for a Four Seasons Club weekend highlighting all that is great about the game — camaraderie, sportsmanship and contest. Each two-person team will be partnered with another two-some and a PGA Professional. There are three opportunities [...] more...

Crystal Mountain – Farm-to-Table Dining Series – September 15 – 16, 2017
[ September 15, 2017 5:00 pm to September 16, 2017 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...

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Crystal Mountain Resort Events via Facebook

Michigan Beer and Brat Festival

Michigan Beer and Brat Festival

May 27, 4:00pm - May 27, 8:00pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

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. Held slopeside.

Tickets are on sale now! For more info, visit: crystalmountain.com/beerfest

2769 interested  ·  350 going
North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

May 28, 8:00am - May 28, 4:00pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Kick off summer with a running start at Crystal Mountain's 4th Annual Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k race! The North Mitten Half Marathon, 10k and 5k is a combination of paved roads, dirt roads and trails. The North Mitten route consists of primarily flat, open trails on Crystal Mountain property and will not climb the mountain. Both races will start and finish at the white slopeside tent near the Crystal Clipper chairlift. This is a great spring race for beginners and experienced runners!

Visit our website to learn more: www.crystalmountain.com/events/north-mitten
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207 interested  ·  58 going
Bike Benzie

Bike Benzie

Jun 3, 6:00am - Jun 3, 4:00pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Created by the Benzie Sunrise Rotary Club and hosted by Crystal Mountain for the last nine years, the Bike Benzie Tour is an annual charity ride for the benefit of area youth.

The event offers four picturesque rides through beautiful northwest lower Michigan that challenge riders of all ages and abilities. Benzie County and Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, where a large portion of the 100-mile loop is located, provide a rare combination of incredible natural scenery and perfect cycling terrain. Also, great food stops along the way feature regional snacks and more. All four rides start and end at Crystal Mountain.

2017 Fees
Before January 1 - April 3: Single adult, $40; Family*, $115
April 4 - May 3: Single adult, $45; Family*, $125
May 4 - June 2: Single adult, $50; Family*, $135
Day Of: Single adult, $60; Family*, $155
*Immediate family with minor children

For each rider, $1 is donated to the League of Michigan Bicyclists to support safe cycling.

Distances
• 30 miles
• 45 miles
• 62 miles
• 100 miles

"Yes We Can" Ride for People with Disabilities:
• 1 mile
• 3 miles
• 5 miles
• 8 miles

For more information and a schedule of events, please visit crystalmountain.com/bikebenzie
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304 interested  ·  23 going
Family Carnival and Fireworks

Family Carnival and Fireworks

Jul 3, 5:00pm - Jul 3, 11:30pm

Crystal Mountain
12500 Crystal Mountain Dr
Thompsonville, MI  49683 Map

Bring the entire family and join us as we convert Crystal Mountain into “Main Street USA” and celebrate our country’s independence in good old fashioned red, white and blue style!

Inflatable Obstacle Course | 3-10pm
Located near the Mountain Adventure Zone.

Human Hamster Balls | 3-10pm
Located near the Mountain Adventure Zone.

Chairlift Rides with Live Entertainment | 5-9pm
Enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment by John Pomeroy.

Petting Zoo | 5-9pm
Meet some furry friends before the fireworks!

Bike Decorating and Parade | 5-8pm
Bring your bike and decorate it in red, white and blue! Decorating hours between 5-7:30pm. Parade begins at 8pm.

Family Carnival | 5-9pm
Bring the family and join in the fun at Crystal's annual old fashioned carnival! Carnival highlights include games, petting zoo, bounce house, food, live entertainment and more. Carnival is held outdoors on the slope side lawn of the Lodge. Tokens available for purchase.

Fireworks over Crystal Mountain | At Dusk
Enjoy Crystal Mountain's spectacular fireworks show over the mountain. Free to everyone! Bring your blankets and chairs, relax on the slope side lawn and watch the fireworks shoot over the mountain beginning at dusk.
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81 interested  ·  10 going

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