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March Events at Northern Michigan Ski Resorts

March 2024

March is a big month for the three ski resorts in Northern Michigan. Boyne Mountain in Boyne Falls, and Nub’s Nob and The Highlands in Harbor Springs all host fun events to beat the winter blues.

Carnival Weekend at Boyne Mountain

This fun, 3-day event is recommended for adults who want to act like kids again. 

Here’s what happened in 2023:


  • 9am-9pm – Skiing & Snowboarding
  • 6-8pm – St. Patty’s Day Après Party with green beer featuring live music by Teknono at the Mountain Express Base Area
  • 8pm-12am – Green Party featuring live music by VCTRE with Scuter & special surprise guests at the Snowflake Lounge



  • 9am-4:30pm – Skiing & Snowboarding
  • 10am-1pm – Last Man Standing Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar at Stein Eriksen’s and The Alpen Hut
  • 10:45am-3pm– Adult On-hill Costume Contest with inflatable lounge and Live Music at Disciples Overlook
    • 10:45-11:45am – Live music by Coop
    • 11:45am-1pm – Live music by Parmajawn
    • 1pm –  Adult Costume Contest on the Snow Stage
    • 1-2:30pm – Live music by Levity
    • 2:30-3:45pm – Live music by Botez b2b Ken Kelly
  • 11am-4pm – Live Music at the Mountain Express Base Stage:
    • 11am-12:15pm – Julian Abel
    • 1:30-2:45pm – Soki
    • 2:45-4pm – Techno Tupac
  • 11am-5:15pm – Live Music at the Back Forty Stage:
    • 11am-12:15pm – Nicrodemus
    • 12:15-1:30pm – Dantiez
    • 1:30-2:45pm – Kamino
    • 2:15-4pm – Qurl
    • 4-5:15pm – John Casey
  • 4-7pm – Headliner’s Ball with Live music at the Mountain Express Base Area
    • 4-5:15pm – Live music by Qlank
    • 5:15-6:45pm – Live music by Cole Knight
    • 5:45-8:15pm – Live music by Masteria
  • 7-9pm – Jerry Party  with Live Music at The Back Forty Biergarten. Be your best Jerry for prizes. Mustaches encouraged. Trophy Room pizza deliveries.
    • 6-7:30pm – Live music by Freddy Todd
    • 7:30-9pm – Live music by Ranger Trucco
  • 9pm-12am – Come As You Aren’t Party with Live Music at the Snowflake Lounge. $20 cover charge.
    • 10:30pm – Live music with Botez b2b Ken Kelly
    • 10:30pm-12am – Live music by Open Decks



  • 9am-4:30pm – Skiing & Snowboarding
  • 10am-1pm – Last Man Standing Brunch & Bloody Mary Bar at Stein Eriksen’s and The Alpen Hut
  • 12pm – Slush Cup at the Base of North McLouth
  • 12-1:30pm – Live music by Billy Weinger at the Mountain Express Base Area
  • 1:30-3pm – Olympic Snowboarder Kyle Mack at the Mountain Express Base Area


*Stay tuned for the most updated information on the 2024 event

Ring in Spring at The Highlands

Here's last year's schedule:

  • 12-4pm – On Hill Beer Tasting & Live Music
  • 2-4pm – Slush Cup
  • And more!

Mardi Gras at Nub's Nob

Saturday, March 16th, 2024

  • 10am – Fat Tire Boogie- Mountain biking down a ski slope. Three age groups- 12 and under, 13-17 and 18 and over. Cost is $1.
  • 11am – Crazy Kids & Mogul Muncher’s Silly Slalom at Big Time for those age 20 and under.
  • 12pm – Live music in the Winter Garden
  • 12pm – The Dorie Sarns Challenge- A modified dual GS race on Birch Run. Awards for the top three finishers in these age divisions: age 8 and under, 9-12, 13-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, and 50 and over. Cost is $1.
  • 1:30pm – Silly Slalom for teams of 2 people age 21 and over. Cost is $1. Grand Prize is a $200 Cool Cash Card.
  • 2:30pm – Soaker Cup for all skiers. Ski across Lake Nubs without falling in. Winner receives a $200.00 Cool Cash Card. $1 entry fee.
  • 3:30pm – Costume Judging on the deck. $200 Cool Cash Card for first prize and $100 for second and third. No charge. Age groups: 12 and under, 13-17, and 18 and older.

Stay tuned for the most updated information on March 2024 events at Up North ski resorts!

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