Michigan Winter Venues

Your Winter Wonderland Awaits

Winter in Northern Michigan is a joyous time of year. Snow-capped pines give way to the icy-blue glow of Lake Michigan and the inviting crackle of a warm fire welcomes you to unwind after a long day full of thrilling snow sports.

Come explore the gorgeous natural setting that surrounds each of Boyne’s three Michigan resort destinations and create lasting memories among the rolling hills. Whether you are planning a winter wedding, holiday party, New Years’ celebration, group ski day, a snowy retreat, social events, or an intimate gathering of friends and family, Boyne’s winter venues in Northern Michigan offer something for everyone. Request a proposal and let’s get to work planning an unforgettable resort experience.

Winter at a Michigan Boyne Resort

Winters are a magical time in Northern Michigan. Blankets of fresh snow cover the rolling hills and icicles sparkle in the midday sun creating a spellbinding wonderland around our winter party venues. Spend your days skiing and snowshoeing around Northern Michigan’s mountains and your evening tossing another log on the fire and reminiscing with friends. Your attendees will find plenty of indoor and outdoor adventures and leisurely activities among our three resort properties in Northern Michigan. Here are just a few of our favorite things to do in the winter:

  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • Sno-go bikes
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Ice skating
  • Sleigh Rides
  • Tubing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Horseback riding
  • Fat tire snow mountain biking
  • Ziplining

Group Ski Days

Whether you are looking to enjoy a day with your team in the mountains or spend a whole weekend skiing, Boyne Mountain and The Highlands are the perfect destinations for a group ski trip! Combined these two resorts offer 850 skiable acres with 22 lifts covering 113 trails. Ask our winter venues sales team about Boyne’s assortment of group lift tickets, lessons, activities, and room packages.

Creative Winter Experiences

A Boyne experience is unrivaled. During the winter our resorts offer an assortment of creative winter experiences for your guests to discover including

Meetings Slopeside

Escape the dull, gray, cold city for picturesque winter landscapes and first-rate outdoor facilities. Spend your mornings in productive sessions then enjoy afternoons networking as you hit the slopes and enjoy all the amenities of a true ski resort experience. Winter meetings in Northern Michigan combine mission-focused corporate gatherings, conferences, and retreats with exhilarating snowsports and rejuvenating spa treatments. It’s all built-in and under one roof!

Holiday Parties

Why settle for another boring holiday venue when this year you could be rejoicing by a cozy fire after a thrilling day of snow sports? This holiday season treat your employees to a true resort experience! All three of our Northern Michigan resorts offer a variety of festive holiday party venues to choose from, most of which feature beautiful windows that overlook breathtaking views of Lake Michigan or mountainsides.  Take the elevator home so that you can truly enjoy the experience!

Winter Wedding Venues

Experience romantic snowy landscapes, lush pine forests, icy rivers, and the warm glow of fireplaces as you embrace each other and say “I do” on your special day. Winters in Northern Michigan transform our resorts into winter wonderlands creating stunning backdrops to exchange your vows and celebrate your love. And if that’s not enough, winter weddings offer more affordable rental pricing and minimum food & beverage discounts compared to ceremonies and receptions held during the traditional wedding season.

Boyne Michigan Resorts in Michigan

Boyne Mountain Winter

Boyne Falls

Boyne Mountain

Since 1963, Boyne Mountain has been Northern Michigan’s favorite winter escape! Groups of five to five hundred have delighted in exploring the resort’s numerous snow sports, modern amenities, and world-class winter party venues.

The Highlands Winter

Harbor Springs

The Highlands

Never pretentious, always welcoming, The newly renovated Highlands is a winter oasis in an ever-changing world. Since 1963, guests have made a tradition of active snow sports, tranquil leisure, and memory building among the rolling hills of Northern Michigan.

Inn at Bay Harbor Winter

Bay Harbor

Inn at Bay Harbor

Rekindle the heritage and style of the great early 20th century Northern Michigan Inns as you enjoy a tranquil winter getaway at the Inn at Bay Harbor. Named in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best, this boutique hotel is located along five miles of pristine Lake Michigan and offers the perfect luxury destination for your winter event!

Winter Catering

At Boyne Resorts, our chef's delight in creating food and beverage experiences that excite even the pickiest of eaters. It all starts with crafting menus that celebrate seasonal ingredients. From there our culinary team works with you to customize your event’s catering to your unique tastes and budget. Boyne’s winter venues have it all providing

  • Breakfasts and Brunches
  • Grab-and-Go Lunches
  • Hors D’oeuvres 
  • Cocktail Hours
  • Buffets
  • Formal Dinners
  • Late Night Snacks

Bar Services

Our winter party venues offer three alcohol package options with a range of beer, wine, and spirits:

  • Hosted Bars Based on Total Consumption
  • Hosted Bars Based on Per Person
  • Cash Bars

Boyne’s mixologists will work with you to create specialty cocktails and set up unique experiences like hot toddy and hot chocolate stations too.

Winter Accommodations

Why force your guests to drive on dark, snowy highways when they could simply take the elevator home. Your guests will have just a short walk from our winter party venues and easy access to all of our resort amenities and experiences. Boyne’s winter venues in Northern Michigan offer a diverse array of cozy accommodations for your guests to choose from including:

  • Hotel Rooms
  • Suites
  • Townhomes
  • Villas
  • Cottages
  • Cabins
  • Vacation Rentals

Discounted lodging rates may be available through our winter venues depending on event size. Talk to your winter venue sales representative for more details.

Winter Venues

Winter Venue

Resort Location

Square Footage

Theatre Capacity

Reception Capacity


Boyne Mountain




Blue Room

The Highlands




Green Room

The Highlands





Boyne Mountain





Boyne Mountain





Inn at Bay Harbor




Tailgate Room

The Highlands




Champions Room

The Highlands





Inn at Bay Harbor





Boyne Mountain




Sagamore Room

Inn at Bay Harbor





Inn at Bay Harbor




Pleasantview Room

The Highlands





Boyne Mountain





Boyne Mountain




Gene Sarazen Room

The Highlands





Boyne Mountain




Ready to Plan an Extraordinary Winter Celebration?

Far from ordinary, but close to home Boyne’s three resort destinations in Northern Michigan are the perfect winter escape for every event without having to travel far. Our winter party venues are within easy driving distance to Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Chicago, Cleveland, Ann Arbor, and Milwaukee, so you can schedule a winter mountain getaway without having to deal with holiday lines at the airport and winter flight cancellations. Choose from 17 amazing winter venues then work with our events team to build a ski resort experience your guests will cherish for years to come. Contact our winter venues sales team and let’s get to work.