When winter in Northern Michigan begins to wane, our Northern Michigan ski resorts get a whopping case of spring fever. You can count on a cure at Shanty Creek ski resort near Traverse City where March 4-6 is Slush Cup Weekend. The Northern Michigan ski slope fun runs the gamut from a frozen fish toss, shovel racing, seal slide, and a silly slalom to the if-you-dare ski across an icy 40-foot long pond. If you are looking for one last fun and exciting winter getaway before the snow melts, then you have to experience this unique event!
Slush Cup Weekend, located at Shanty Creek ski resort’s Schuss Mountain, has been one of Northern Michigan’s most popular winter events for over 30 years bringing fun and silliness to a new level. The silliness peaks with the weekend’s premier main event, racing on skis and snowboards across the icy 40-foot pond—did we mention that suiting up in a wacky costume is a part of the event. 

Guests who want to participate or just be a spectator can experience Slush Cup Weekend for as little as $90 based on double occupancy, which includes one-nights lodging in a condominium and a Superticket allowing skiers or snowboarders access to any of Shanty Creek Resorts three mountains near Traverse City.
Members of the media are invited to come out anytime over the weekend and experience first hand why Slush Cup Weekend at Shanty Creek ski resort near Traverse City is Michigan’s premier wintertime silly event. Watching these wacky participants hit the ice cold water in their goofy suits makes for some great photos, as well as excellent television segments.
For more information and to book a wild and crazy Slush Cup Weekend, visit shantycreek.com or call 1-800-678-4111.