Don’t let the warming temperatures fool you; the coolest events of the season are right around the corner. With the extended ski season, the Pocono Mountains’ ski resorts have a full line-up of events for everyone to enjoy. Grab your gear for the best of this year’s spring skiing! And yes riders, there are events for you too.
Jack Frost Mountain's WMMR Cardboard Classic
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Cost: $9.33 per lift ticket in advance
Enjoy a day at the mountain with your favorite DJs from WMMR. Be sure to buy your lift tickets online in advance to take advantage of this cool deal! Learn more.
Camelback Mountain's Telefest
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free with valid lift ticket or season pass
Come have some fun on the mountain while learning about tele skiing and meeting other tele skiers. Enjoy an Up-Down Race, Tele Clinics, equipment demos, scavenger hunt, live music, and raffle prizes! Discounted lift tickets are available for the event. Learn more.
Big Boulder Park Freeski Open
Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Registration 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.; Start 12 p.m.)
Cost: $20 with season passholder or lift ticket
This event presented by Stark Energy will feature $2000 in cash and prizes. Enjoy the skiing, and try your luck! Learn more.
Shawnee Mountain's Pocono Scout Weekend
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, March 11-12, 2017
Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: $25-$40 lift tickets with advanced discount
The 27th Annual Scout Weekend offers discount lift tickets, rentals and lessons for all scouts. Special lodging packages are available. Free merit badge testing and activities will also be available. Advanced ticket discounts only available through March 1, 2017. Learn More.
Jack Frost Mountain's ONE Park Open
Date: Sunday, March 12, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Cost: $10 entry fee
Don’t worry riders, we haven’t forgotten about you. Try your skills in this slopestyle competition for both skiers and snowboarders. Winner takes all in this Alpina Ski Shop and 940 Snowboards sponsored event. Learn more.
Shawnee Mountain's Military Appreciation Weekend
Dates: Friday through Sunday, March 17-19, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cost: Free lift tickets and rentals for active military and their immediate family
As a special Thank You to the brave men and women defending our country, active military and their immediate family will receive free lift tickets and ski/snowboard rentals. Additionally, group lessons and SKIwee children’s lesson programs are available at a 50% discount. Retired military and reservists and their immediate family will receive a 50% off lift tickets. A valid active military picture ID, and valid dependent cards are required. Learn more.
Camelback Mountain's Parking Lot Party
Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Cost: $20 for each parking space, which will be donated to our local dog rescues
Enjoy tailgating, grilling, live music, games, pond skimming, and a cardboard box derby throughout the day. Feeling competitive? Cook-off and tailgate decoration competitions will be ongoing. Camelback will also be giving away over $2000 in prizes including season passes! Reservations for parking spaces must be made in advance. Learn more.
Shawnee Mountain's Costume Carnival Day
Date: Sunday, March 19, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; 1 p.m. judging and costume parade
Cost: Free same day lift ticket (Full costume worn to the ticket window)
Join Shawnee Mountain Ski Area for the 33rd Annual Costume Carnival Day. Those who wear a full costume to the ticket window will receive a free same day lift ticket. Costumes do not need to be worn skiing. A costume parade and judging will be held with prizes! Those attending Military Appreciation Weekend are welcome to enjoy the Costume Carnival Day parade at no additional cost. Learn more.
Blue Mountain's Pond Skim
Date: Last day of the season
Planned as a tentative event, Pond Skim at Blue Mountain is always held on the last day of the season. Costumes, characters, and Blue Mountain spirit-garb are always encouraged. With time, location, cost, and date to be announced, visit their website for more information. Learn more.
Don’t miss your chance to experience skiing this spring in the Pocono Mountains. With even more spring skiing events coming up, visit the ski season events page. Make a weekend of it, and book a place to stay nearby! Be sure to check snow conditions and live cameras to see what to expect.