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42nd Annual Spring Carnival & Slush Cup

Wed. Apr. 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Alyeska Resort

Daily from Indefinite to Sun. Apr. 14, 2019

Celebrate the end of ski season and the perfect combination of sun and snow at Alyeska Resort during the 42nd Annual Spring Carnival, the biggest bash of the year!


2019 Slush Cup
1st Place: Jack Stahla 
2nd Place: Tanner Cabana 
3rd Place: Kiefer Davis
Biggest Air: Jack Stahla

2019 Spring Carnival Bike Race
See full results here >

2019 Dummy Downhill
1st Place: Betty Bubbly by Mountain Learning Center
2nd Place: Loda Yoda by Crow Creek Cool
3rd Place: Pomeroy Mountie by Girdwood Welcome Committee

Friday, April 12 at the Sitzmark
Costume Contest | Registration 6 - 7 pm | Contest starts @ 7 pm
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. Winners must come in the same costume for the Slush Cup on Saturday. 

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: Mother Hips 
Tickets $20 (21 & over)

Saturday, April 13
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

42nd 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 2019-20 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: Mother Hips
Tickets $20 (21 & over)

**The Sitzmark will be 21+ all day, 11am-2am, Saturday April 13th.  Doors will be closed from 7pm-9pm and will reopen at 9pm for the concert.** 

Sunday, April 14
Event Registration @ Sitzmark | 10 am - 2 pm
Register for Spring Carnival events. Registration form for all Sunday events here

Speedway Cycles 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 10:30 am. 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 or Slush Cup Registration, 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.