Signature Events

Join the Crew at Nub’s Nob for some of our favorite events of the season!

Beautiful Autumn Day

Nub’s Nob Open House

The 17th annual Nub’s Nob Open House returns Saturday, October 1 from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. This is a great day to purchase Season Passes at the early season discount of 10% off through 10/10/2016. The Open House will feature free chair lift rides, a complimentary lunch in the cafeteria, discounts in the General Store, ski & board tuning specials and the Harbor Springs Ski Boosters’ ski swap. The Front Desk will be staffed if you would like to purchase your Season Pass in person and take advantage of the final day of our discount period.


New Years Eve Torchlight Parade

Ring in the New Year at the bottom of the Green Lift on December 31 at 6 p.m. The Nub’s Nob Ski Patrol and the Winter Sports School skiers will make two runs down Smokey with flares in hand creating a beautiful light display. This is a great family event especially for little ones who might not be able to stay up until midnight. Free of charge and no ticket required.

The Demo/Tune Center!

Nub’s Nob Demo Ski Sale

All of our Demo Skis go on sale at wholesale prices on February 19, 2017These are high end skis from Blizzard, Dynastar, Head, K2, Nordica, Rossignol and Volkl. Try a pair of these high end skis any day of the week at the Nub’s Nob Demo Center.

view of the K2 Banked Slalom Course

K2 Banked Slalom

The 3rd annual K2 Banked Slalom returns Saturday, March 11. Try your hand on a totally unique bank to bank course right down Birch Run. This event is for all ages and abilities with an emphasis on fun. Boarders and skiers are all welcome here with tons of prizes for different ages and divisions all compliments of K2 Skis. $10 entry fee.

Racing on Valley

Dynastar/Lange Challenge

GS Racing returns to Valley on Saturday, February 25.This is a great event for aspiring racers of all ages and abilities. Prizes provided by Dynastar/Lange. Register anytime before 12:30 p.m. on race day. Racing begins at 1 p.m. For more details click here- Dynastar Info sheet

Race Training

Nub’s Nob Open

The 54th Annual Nub’s Nob Open is Saturday, March 4th. This is Northern Michigan’s premier slalom racing events open to the public. Top to Bottom World Cup style Slalom courses on Birch Run and Smokey. For more details click here- Nub’s Nob Open info Sheet



Join the Crew on March 18, 2017 for our annual Spring Fling. This is a family event with costume contest, silly races, the Dorie Sarns Challenge, the Petoskey Steel Drum Band and the famous Soaker Cup. This is a day to enjoy the coming spring and see all of your friends at Nub’s Nob. For more details click here.