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Blog Your Guide to Presidents' Weekend at The Highlands
Costumes, Live Jams, and Rail Jams!

Your Guide to Presidents' at The Highlands

Make memories that last a lifetime.

At The Highlands, we've got everything you need to celebrate Presidents' Weekend right. All over our resort we've got activities happening for all ages. So bring your tribe and join us for a fun weekend to remember!

Friday Feb 15

Tap Takeover & Live Music 5-9pm | Slopeside Lounge

On Friday night Slopeside Lounge will be featuring live music from Mike and Doug and a Tap Takeover event highlighting Short's Brewing Company!

Saturday Feb 16

Nastar | Registration: 10:30am-2:30pm | Racing: 1-3pm  | Leprechaun Start House

Saturday and Sunday, get out on Leprechaun to satisfy your need for speed. Register at the starting hut and challenge your friends! Under 21: $6 |  21+: $7 | Additional Runs: $1 | Unlimited Runs: $12

Rail Jam 2pm | Bottom of Heather

The President's Rail Jam is open to all skiers and snowboarders who want to "lay it on the line" and show us what you got. This is a judged event and top finishers will walk away with some great prizes like Boyne gift cards and SWAG from Rome Snowboards. The entry fee for this event is only $5, but if you dress as your FAVORITE president, it's free of charge :)

Costume Contest 4pm | Judging in Zoo Bar

As a celebration of our favorite presidents, past and present, we are asking you to dress up as them for a chance to WIN! Judging will take place in the Zoo Bar at 4pm on Saturday, just before Union Guns takes the stage to dance the night away.

Snowglobe Ski and Snowshoe 4-8pm | Cross Country Center

Join us on Saturday night for a magical outdoor adventure! Experience snowshoeing or cross-country skiing on lantern lit trails under the stars. 

Union Guns 4:30pm | Zoo Bar

Get to the Zoo Bar for drink specials and dancing Saturday night with live music from The Union Guns.

Treasure Hunt 9am-4pm | On Hill 

Search the mountain for laminated letters, and when you can spell BOYNE, bring the letters to the activities desk in The Adventure Center in exchange for a prize. 

Sunday Feb 17

Chili Cook Off 12-3pm | Country Club of Boyne

Country Club of Boyne at Boyne Highlands Resort is excited to host the Harbor Springs Area Chili Cook-Off. Enjoy culinary delights from professionals and those less seasoned in the culinary arts. After tasting cast your vote for the best chili in the two categories as well as your favorite chili overall. You're the judge!