Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls is rolling out the red carpet for kids with an action-packed weekend full of entertainment, activities, games, and fun!
Kids’ Festival Weekend is March 11-13.
The weekend begins with a kick-off party on Friday from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa featuring face painting, juggling, a magician, snacks and drinks.
The evening also includes a Spaghetti Dinner with Fritz, the resort’s mascot, in Stein Eriksen’s, and a host of complimentary activities including horse-drawn wagon rides, board games, story time, a family movie, and a bonfire and s’mores.
Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, youngsters can bounce, jump and climb to the heart’s content in the inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, extreme dual air jumpers, and rock climbing wall located in the Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa courtyard.
Families and friends can gather in the Village for a cookout, snow bar with kiddie cocktails, face painting, and live entertainment from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or partake in the Splatmaster paintball event open to ages four and up with 12 target practice shots for $5.
Kids can also participate in a Cookies & Canvas painting event from noon to 2 p.m., cooking class from 3 to 4 p.m., après ski dance party from 4 to 6 p.m., and a tubing party with music and a bonfire from 5 to 7 p.m.
On Sunday, head to the hills to compete in a variety of fun races.
Ages 4-20 can race in the Silly Slalom, Seal Slide, Ski Race, and Egg Race. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Skier Services building, and awards take place following the events at 3 p.m.
Also on Sunday, there’s cupcake decorating from 10 to 11 a.m., and kid-friendly mini spa services from1 to 5 p.m. at The Spa at Boyne Mountain’s Pearls and Petals event.
Boyne Mountain is also home to Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark, Avalanche Bay, recently named among the ’10 Most Fun Indoor Waterparks in the U.S’ published by MSN.com.
Festival goers can visit the park 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.
Lodge at Boyne Mountain on a Ski & Stay Package and kids ages 8 and under sleep, ski and eat breakfast for free, and juniors ages 9-15 receive reduced rates.
Adult package rates start at $157 per person and include overnight hotel accommodations, lift ticket, and breakfast buffet.
Located in Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain Resort has been a favorite Midwest destination since 1948.
The family-owned, four-season resort has earned TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence, been named among the Top 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America by Conde Nast Traveler readers, recognized as a Top 10 Indoor Waterpark by Budget Travel and is a Spa Magazine Readers’ Choice Favorite.
Boyne Mountain offers 60 runs on 415 skiable acres, cross country skiing and snowshoeing, Michigan’s largest indoor waterpark featuring The Big Couloir extreme body slide, The Spa at Boyne Mountain, Zipline Adventures, two golf courses, disc golf, lift-serviced mountain biking, beach activities, kids programs, lodging, meeting and wedding facilities and real estate.
Boyne Mountain is a member of the Boyne Resorts family of resorts and attractions.