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12th Annual Skitoberfest
October 2, 2021

12th Annual Skitoberfest

October 2, 2021
Get pumped, Winter Is Coming!

12th Annual Skitoberfest

  • Food & Drink Specials
  • Live Entertainment
  • Fun for all ages
    Family Friendly

When is the last time your drank a Michigan brew while burning skis in the bonfire?! If you know us and you’ve been to Skitoberfest, then your answer is likely 2019! We are super stoked to present Skitoberfest 2021 – an Oktoberfest-style party with a twist. Fall for winter with the return of your favorite activities – keg bowling, stein hoisting, Kids’ Zone fun, pond pedaling, and more! We’re creating the great Bier Hall filled with craft brews, delicious eats, and rockin’ the tent with live music from Hey Cuz. No Skitoberfest is complete without our Pray for Snow Bonfire, wrapping up a perfect fall day in true Boyne Mountain-fashion. Ski ya there!

Purchase Taste Tickets and Kids' Zone activity bracelets online in advance

Event Overview

    • Stein Hoisting: 1-5pm
    • Stein Hoisting Championship Round: 5:15pm - winners receive 1-Night Stay at Boyne Mountain Resort
    • Keg Bowling: noon-6pm
    • 106 KHQ Pond Pedal: 2pm
    • Scenic Chairlift Rides on Hemlock Lift: noon-9pm
    • Live Music | Hey Cuz Band: 12:30-5:30pm
    • Fire Performances: 1:30pm & 4:15pm
    • Gymnastics Show: 3:30-4pm
    • Pray For Snow Bonfire: 5:30pm
    • After Party featuring DJ Bill Da Cat: 6-11pm
  • Everyone knows the truth... if the kids ain't happy, ain't no one happy. So at Skitoberfest, we've got you covered. Get a Kids Zone Wristband, and let the kids have fun all afternoon for one low price!

    • Pony Rides: noon-5:30pm
    • Inflatables (Bounce House, Obstacle Course, Sumo Suits, and more): noon-6pm
    • Tubing Hill: noon-6pm
    • Paintball Target Practice: noon-6pm
    • Face Painting: noon-6pm
    • Keg Bowling: noon-6pm
    • Chalk Art on Village Lane: noon-6pm
    • Ski Decorating: noon-6pm
    • Caricature Artist: noon-5:30pm - additional cost
  • Ready to get geared up for the winter season. Check out the Winter Expo outside in Village Lane for new products from all your favorite brands. Open noon-6pm

    • Nordica
    • Smith
    • Marker | Dalbello | Volkl
    • Line Skis & Fultilt Boots
    • Rossignol
    • Head | Tyrolia
    • Blizzard | Technica | Helly Hansen POC
  • If you're planning to make the most of your day at Skitoberfest, you can't do it on an empty stomach. Fortunately, we believe that good food and great drinks should be just as much fun as, fun itself. Beat the lines, and purchase Taste Tickets online, in advance.

    Beverage Vendors:

    • Beards Brewery
    • Shorts Brewing
    • Petoskey Brewing
    • Donati Vineyards
    • Ugly Dog Distillery

    Food Vendors:

    • Trophy Room Pizza
    • Boyne Mountain German Fare: Soft Pretzels, Brats, and more
    • National Coney Island
    • Happy Taco
    • The Point Fish & Grille
    • The Waffle Cabin
    • Tillie's Tafel Cinnamon Rolls

Celebrate The Change Of Season!

Our favorite fall event is almost here! So start waxing those skis and break out the snow dances because the countdown to winter is on.

2019 Recap Video

Skitoberfest 2019 Skitoberfest 2019