As backyards across much of the Midwest begin to show signs of spring in March it’s a much different story at Northern Michigan ski resorts. Check out these March ski events, lodging packages and discounts.

Caberfae Peaks
Caberfae has seen 10.5 inches of new snow in the last few days and the snow making crew has been hard at work (check out their snow report). Take advantage of Fun-Day Sundays—a family of three can enjoy the slopes for $59 from 3 p.m. to close. The price includes a lift ticket, rental equipment and a lesson. Additional family members are $15 each. Must have web coupon.

March 11: Earl Huckle Memorial GS Race
March 12: Jim Wickham Memorial Slalom Race
March 18: Spring Carnival
March 19: Caberfae Gold Cup Super G Race

Crystal Mountain
Crystal Mountain plans to soak up the sun and bluebird skies with a month-long celebration featuring bands, food and drink right at the base of the slopes.

March 3–4: Mardi Gras at the Mountain
March 10–11: Spring Carnival
March 17–18: Celts & Kayaks
March 24–25: Retro Weekend + Get Up! Mountain Run & Get Down! Bike Race

Boyne Mountain
In honor of March sports, Boyne Mountain is paying tribute to college hoopsters with March Midweek Madness. Pick any three days midweek throughout the month of March and you’ll get three Open-to-Close lift tickets with your three nights of lodging.

March Midweek Madness

  • $235 per person for three days
  • 3 Nights Lodging at Boyne Mountain Resort
  • 3 Open-to-Close Lift Tickets
  • FREE Hot Breakfast

Want a quick one-night weekend getaway? Ski and stay for less March 3–5.

  • $179 per person per night
  • Lodging at Boyne Mountain Resort
  • Open-to-Close Lift Tickets
  • FREE Hot Breakfast

March 3–4: Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper
March 4: Happy’s Taco and Spy Optics Banked Slalom
March 10–11: Summit-to-Stein’s Snowshoe Supper (last weekend!)
March 10–12: Kids’ Festival Weekend
March 10–12: Subaru VIP Valet Parking
March 12–17: Canadian March Break
March 17: Fly Fishing Film Tour
March 17–19: Carnival Weekend
March 17–19: Subaru VIP Valet Parking
March 25–26: Ride with Olympian Snowboarder Karly Shorr Weekend

Nub’s Nob
Be sure to check out Spring Ski & Ride—lift tickets are included in your lodging rate at participating properties in the Petoskey/Harbor Springs area. Call the Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-845-2828 for participating hotels, motels, condominiums, chalets and lodges. Find current ski conditions at Nub’s Nob here.

March 3: Volkl/Marker/Dalbello Speed Series—Open to advanced skiers age 9 and up
March 4–5: United States Ski Association Central Division Region III races
March 4: 54th Annual Nub’s Nob Open
March 5: “Beat Your Parents” race & Ski Academy/JART Picnic
March 11: 4th Annual K2 Banked Slalom
March 11–19: Canadian Week
March 12: Volkl/Marker/Dalbello Speed Series Race—Open to advanced skiers age 9 and up
March 18: Mardi Gras
March 19: Telebration!
March 20: Late Season Spring Discount Period Begins
March 20:  Spring Ski & Ride Begins
March 26: Telebration!

Shanty Creek Resorts
There’s plenty of winter left at Shanty Creek Resorts. Take a look at the conditions report and web cams.

March 3: Art in Ice, Downtown Bellaire
March 4: Slush Cup
March 5: Super Sunday 
March 6–10: College Week
March 11: Cardboard Classic
March 12: Super Sunday
March 18: ACS Laps for Life

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Boyne Highlands
Extend your Boyne Highlands weekend stay an extra day and save money! Starting at $129, you can add a Thursday or Sunday and make the most of your visit. This deal is good for weekend stays through March 24. To take advantage of this deal, call 866-838-6616.

March 1: Family Fun Night
March 3: Snowshoe Hike & Dinner
March 4–5: Subaru VIP Parking
March 4: Retro Party
March 8: Family Fun Night
March 10–11: Brew-Ski Festival
March 12–17: Canadian March Break
March 15: Family Fun Night
March 17–19: Subaru VIP Parking
March 17–19: Zoo-de-Ski Weekend
March 17–19: Krazy Daze
March 25: Family & Friends Team Race
March 25: Ski League Championships
March 26: Boyne Highlands Downhill

Treetops Resort
Check out the snow report, and plan your trip!

March 10–12: Season Pass Holder Appreciation Weekend
March 18: Short’s Rocks the Mountain – Slush Cup, Beer tent, live music

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