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Porkies Winter Carnival - 2024 Snowburst

Two kids stand in the snow, smiling and holding their cardboard sleds

Porkies Winter Carnival - 2024 Snowburst

Canceled

This event has been canceled.

2024-02-24T13:00:00Z 2024-02-25T01:00:00Z Porkies Winter Carnival - 2024 Snowburst

2024 Snowburst - Porkies Winter Carnival

A peek at last year's events:

  • Costume contest – Dig out your favorite costume or vintage snow gear! Judging in front of A-frame at 3 p.m.
  • Silent auction raffles – Sponsored by Friends of the Porkies.

Youth treasure hunt: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Find the hidden treasures on the east side of the hill, redeem your treasures at the Chalet.

2 people will win the grand prize of a 23/24 Season pass!


Learn to ski with Liz: 11 a.m.

Meet at the bunny hill to learn the basics of skiing.


Cardboard sled races: 1 p.m.

Meet near the A-frame to construct your sled with cardboard and duct tape.

Race age groups and prizes:

  • 10 & under – prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
  • 11 & up – prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
  • Best in Show

Sponsored by: Porkies/Ontonagon Visitors Bureau.


Dinner: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Meat or veggie lasagna – made by Syls Cafe

Includes: Breadstick, salad and cookie for $15 per plate

Live music to follow: Eric Hopper


Lantern-lit trail: 6 to 9 p.m.

Use trail across from ski hill entrance – Superior Loop. This is a one-mile loop lit by nearly 70 kerosene lanterns. Stop at the warming shelter for hot cocoa!


Grand finale: Fireworks at dark!

All programs are free unless otherwise noted; however, a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the park.

36672 M-107, Ontonagon, Michigan, 49953
Event Date

Start: February 24, 2024 8:00 AM

End: February 24, 2024 8:00 PM

Contact Information
Porkies Winter Sports Complex

2024 Snowburst - Porkies Winter Carnival

A peek at last year's events:

  • Costume contest – Dig out your favorite costume or vintage snow gear! Judging in front of A-frame at 3 p.m.
  • Silent auction raffles – Sponsored by Friends of the Porkies.

Youth treasure hunt: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Find the hidden treasures on the east side of the hill, redeem your treasures at the Chalet.

2 people will win the grand prize of a 23/24 Season pass!


Learn to ski with Liz: 11 a.m.

Meet at the bunny hill to learn the basics of skiing.


Cardboard sled races: 1 p.m.

Meet near the A-frame to construct your sled with cardboard and duct tape.

Race age groups and prizes:

  • 10 & under – prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
  • 11 & up – prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
  • Best in Show

Sponsored by: Porkies/Ontonagon Visitors Bureau.


Dinner: 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Meat or veggie lasagna – made by Syls Cafe

Includes: Breadstick, salad and cookie for $15 per plate

Live music to follow: Eric Hopper


Lantern-lit trail: 6 to 9 p.m.

Use trail across from ski hill entrance – Superior Loop. This is a one-mile loop lit by nearly 70 kerosene lanterns. Stop at the warming shelter for hot cocoa!


Grand finale: Fireworks at dark!

All programs are free unless otherwise noted; however, a Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry to the park.