SkiToberfest at Boyne Mountain Celebrates Fall & Winter

October 4, 2014

Skitoberfest at Boyne Mountain
The 5th Annual Skitoberfest is a fall extravaganza and homecoming taking place in the Boyne Mountain Village and surrounding Northern Michigan area. Skitoberfest celebrates the best of fall's family offerings in an Oktoberfest style setting and the coming winter season with a Snowsports Summit hosted by Olympian, Cary Adgate and featuring special guest, two-time Men's Snowboard Cross Olympic gold medalist, Seth Wescott. Highlights include, great food, Michigan beers, wines and spirits, plus music and endless family entertainment.

THE Party

12-11:59pm Staged in the Village and nearby open lawn, the entire area comes alive with food and entertainment!
2-5pm VIP Lounge exclusively for BOYNE home owners, BOYNE 2013/14 season passholders and their ticketed guests (VIP Lounge open to ages 21 and up)

THE Activities

*Michigan Beer, Wine, & Spirits Tasting. Tickets required, no entry fee to taste. 21 and older; photo ID required.
*NEW: Get your Skitoberfest Ski Pass stamped by eight participating food, beer, wine, spirits, or activity vendors to enter in a prize drawing
*Food & Sweet Treats from Area Restaurants, click here to see participating restaurants
*Live Entertainment
*Music, Dance, and Theater Performances
*Chalk Art on Village Lane
*Wine Tasting at Made in Michigan, 21 and older
*25 ft. Five-Climber Rock Wall
*Paint Your Mark on the Graffiti Wall
*Groomer Rides
*Photo Booth
*Music and Magic on the Lawn - Live Street Theatre
*Casting Lessons with Boyne Outfitters
*Village Sidewalk Sales (11am-8pm)
*FREE Scenic Chairlift Rides (12-8pm)
*Twin Zip Rides (visit the Adventure Center, 2-9pm)
*Hay Rides (2-9pm)
*S'mores Around the Bonfire (6-9pm)
*Outdoor Family Movie (8pm)

THE Kids' Zone
*Kids' Root Beer & Soda Garden featurng Northwoods Soda
*Tasty Snacks & Sweet Treats
*Burton Riglet Park
*Moon Bounce House Inflatable Obstacle CourseBalloon Hats and Animals
*Face Painting
*Horse and Pony Rides
*Petting Zoo
*Art Projects & Sand Art
*Visits from Fritz, the resort mascot in THE Biergarten, 2pm - 12:30am

THE Skitoberfest Rail Jam

It's what you've been waiting for all summer...time to get your park fix until winter truly arrives. BOYNE supply the "snow" and features, you bring your gear and attitude! Registration is Saturday from 10am-3pm at the BOYNE booth at the Snowsports Summit.
2-12:30am THE Biergarten. Celebrate in an elaborately decorated Biergarten (beer garden) featuring extravagant hors d'oeuvres, delectable desserts, acrobat and fire breathing performances, and eXperience DJ spinning the latest dance hits and classic party tracks.
2-5pm Gourmet hors d'oeuvres and delectable desserts; $50 entry. Complimentary admission for BOYNE homeowners and 2014/15 season passholders.
2-8pm Live entertainment by eXperience DJ
5pm-12:30am No entry fee
7pm Prize drawing for all ages; must be present to win
8pm Tent becomes 21 and older; photo ID required at the door
8:30pm-12:30am Dancing to Soul Street

Child care is available between the hours of 6pm-12am with advance reservation. For child care pricing and to make a reservation, call 231-549-7274.

THE Skitoberfest Parade
6-7pm 6th Annual Skitoberfest Parade and Street Dance, Village Lane

7:30-8:30pm THE Pray for Snow Bonfire. Gather at the GIANT bonfire, to pray to Ullr, the Viking God of Snow, for a snow-filled winter season!

8pm-12:30am LIVE Entertainment with Soul Street. Dance to the amazing band Soul Street hailing from Detroit in the Biergarten Tent. Cash bar and food concessions. Must be 21 or older after 8pm; photo ID required at the door.

For more information:
Boyne Mountain Resort
One Boyne Mountain Rd
Boyne Falls, MI 49713
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More Northern Michigan Fall Links...

For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in Northern Michigan:

Harbor Springs, Michigan -- Harbor Springs is the place to try new things! Rent a bike or a kayak, go snow tubing, attend a concert or an art fair, or play a round of golf with friends.
Petoskey -- There's so much to do in Petoskey from the Bear River Valley Recreation Area, to Petoskey State Park, to biking, golfing, hiking, and more.
Charlevoix, Michigan -- Visiting Charlevoix in Northern Michigan is a fun-filled vacation with great beaches, boating, skiing, fishing and year 'round family fun.
Things to Do in Boyne City, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like Boyne City in Northern Michigan with camping, boating, skiing, year 'round outdoor activities, and of course, the morel mushroom!
Lots of Activities in Mackinaw City, Michigan -- Explore Mackinaw City in Northern Michigan for history, the International Dark Sky Park, and outdoor activities.
Mackinac Island -- Take a step back in time and find lots of things to do when you visit Mackinac Island by horseback or bike--no cars allowed!
Northern Michigan Activities & Things to Do -- Northern Michigan offers many fun things to do for the entire family whatever the season, whatever the reason!
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