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Spring Carnival & Slush Cup

Celebrate the end of ski season and the perfect combination of sun and snow at Alyeska Resort during the 43rd Annual Spring Carnival, the biggest bash of the year!

Friday, April 17 at the Sitzmark
Costume Party | Registration 6- 7 pm | Contest starts @

If you come in original costumes and register for the party, you will receive a free concert ticket to the Friday night show with the Photonz and discounted entry into Slush Cup on Saturday. Come in the same costume, the next day, for the Slush Cup and don't forget your flare and style! 21 & over, free admission.

Saturday, April 18
Event Registration | 10 am - 3 pm
Register for all Spring Carnival events including the remaining 25 spots for the Slush Cup, Idiots Swim, Dummy Downhill and XTRATUF Tug o'War!

Idiot Swim Across | 3 pm
Brave souls swim across the pond for your entertainment! Free. Pre-registration required.

National Anthem | 3:30 pm

43rd Annual Alaska Airlines Slush Cup | 4 pm
50 competitors will ski or ride down the mountain and try to make it across the 90' pond for a chance to win a 2018-19 season pass! $50 entry. 

Potential participants must register by 1 pm and selections will take place at 1:30 pm.
Slush Cup Registration Form >

Live at the Sitzmark:
10 pm: Photonz
Tickets $10 (21 & over)

**The Sitzmark will be 21+ all day, 11am-2am, Saturday April 18th.  Doors will be closed from 7pm-9pm and will reopen at 9pm for the concert.**


Sunday, April 19
Event Registration | 10 am - 2 pm
Register for Spring Carnival events. Registration form for all Sunday events here

DH Mountain Bike Race | 10 am 
Bikers will race down Main Street trail. $10 entry (FREE with lift ticket/season pass). Register from 8 am - 9 am at Tramway Cafe. Tram uploads begin at 9 am.

Dummy Downhill | 12 pm
Create your own "dummy" to send flying down a ski trail. Dummy Downhill Rules> Great prizes for top finishing dummies! Free. Drop your dummy off by 11 am by the Info Tent. Parade of Dummies will be on display near the Bear Cub Quad. Pre-registration required. 

XTRATUF Tug-of-War | 2 pm

Teams of 5 compete in a tug-of-war across the pond. Last team standing wins a pair of  XTRATUF's for each member of the team. Free. Pre-registration required

Spring Carnival Dos & Don'ts

Participants of all Spring Carnival events must fill out a Spring Carnival Registration Form or Slush Cup Registration Form, and Liability& Model Release forms. Forms can be turned in to the Registration Tent next to Bear Cub Quad.

Please leave your dogs at home. No outside beverages. No firearms. No drones. All bags and backpacks will be checked at event entrances.

Questions? Send us an email.

Please email us in advance to request media credentials for photography or filming during the event. Space is limited in the venue.