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.

torchlight parade

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.

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.
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Female Overall on Smokey
Male Overall on Smokey

Dynastar/Lange Challenge

GS Racing returns to Valley on Sunday, March 5th. 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.
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view of the K2 Banked Slalom Course

HEAD Banked Slalom

The 4th annual HEAD 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 HEAD Skis. $10 entry fee.
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Female Results
Male Results

skiers in line for green lift

Canadian Week

March 11 thru March 19 our Canadian friends can receive full price lift tickets at par using Canadian currency. So plan on coming south of border and visiting your friends at Nub’s Nob!



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.


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