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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 40th Annual Spring Carnival, the biggest bash of the year!

Friday, April 13 at the Sitzmark
7th Annual Costume Party | Registration 6- 7 pm | Contest starts @ 7pm 
First round of Slush Cup participant picks. 25 competitors will be selected based on quality of costume (originality, flair and style). Discounted entry into Slush Cup and a chance to win Lukas Nelson tickets on Friday only! Winners must come in the same costume for the Slush Cup on Saturday. 21 & over, free admission.

You can also register for the Idiots Swim, Dummy Downhill, Bike Race and XTRATUF Tug o'War. All free events!

Live at the Sitzmark: 
10 pm: Jerry Joseph & the Jack Mormons with guest Tim Bluhm 
Tickets $10 (21 & over)

Saturday, April 14
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!

Final Round of Slush Cup picks | 1:30 pm
Hopeful participants must convince the judges they are worthy of the remaining 25 spots in Slush Cup. Must be in full costume.

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

National Anthem | 3:30 pm

41st 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: Jerry Joseph & the Jack Mormons with guest Tim Bluhm
Tickets $10 (21 & over)


Sunday, April 15
Event Registration | 10 am - 2 pm
Register for Spring Carnival events. Registration form for all Sunday events here

Speedway Cycles Mountain Bike Race | 10 am | FINAL RESULTS
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. 

First Place - Lift Maintenance "Powder Wagon"
Second Place - Bunny Brigade "Bunny Goes Downhill"
Third Place - Tim Anderson "R2Ski2"

XTRATUF Tug-of-War | 2 pm

First Place Adult - Team Send It
Second Place Adult - Anchortown Rugby
Third Place Adult - Misfits
First Place Junior - Pancakes

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 FormLiability Release and 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.

Interested in being a vendor at Spring Carnival? Contact us at 907-754-2545 or via email.

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