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Spring Parties You Won't Want To Miss

A comprehensive list of how to get rowdy at six different end-of-season events this spring.

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While the realization that your in-bound ski days are coming to an end smacks you in the face, fear not—there are several ways to celebrate the end of the season in style. 

Spring Parties You Won’t Want To Miss

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Spring Back to Vail

Where: Vail, Colo. 
When: April 14-16

What’s going down: Vail goes big for their closing weekend, with a free concert, luau, their 15th Annual World Pond Skimming Championship, and more. Don’t miss a weekend full of fun at Vail! 
For more information, head here.
(Photo/Zach Mahone)

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Sunsation Weekend
Where: Copper Mountain, Colo.
When: April 15-16
What’s going down: Close out the season in style at Copper with free live music, Red Bull Slopesoakers, the High 5s Shred-a-Thon, and maximum partying and sunshine.
For more information, head here.
Head here for specific Red Bull Slopesoakers event information.
(Photo/Tripp Fay, Copper Mountain Resort)

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21st Annual Pond Skimming
Where: Park City Mountain Resort, Utah
When: April 15
What’s going down: A ski resort tradition like no other, the pond skimming event is back at Park City for its 21st year.
For more information, head here
(Photo courtesy of Park City Mountain)

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Season End Celebration
Where: Breckenridge Ski Resort, Colo.
When: April 22-23
What’s going down: On the 22nd, make sure to watch the 26th Annual Imperial Challenge where participants ride their bike, head up to the top of the T-Bar lift, and ski or snowboard down. On the 23rd, get down with some partying and live music to celebrate the end of the season at Breckenridge on Peak 8’s Ski Hill Grill Patio.
For more information, head here
(Photo courtesy of Breckenridge Ski Resort)

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Killington Nor’Beaster
Where: Killington, VT
When: The month of April, through the end of the season
What’s going down: All through April, Killington has a calendar jam packed full of events including pond skimming, a ski triathlon, a mogul challenge, and their annual May Day Slalom.
For a full list of all the events happening, head here
(Photo/David Young, Killington)

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27th Annual Cushing Crossing
Where: Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows 
When: May 6
What’s going down: Debatably the pond skimming event that started it all, the Cushing Crossing is back for its 27th year. Drawing a huge crowd, you won’t want to miss the laughs, wipe-outs, and partying that comes with this event!
For more information, head here
(Photo courtesy of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows)