Night Skiing and Riding


Operations Schedule

  • Night Ski runs through the entire season 
  • Starting at 3pm weekdays, weekends and select holidays.
  • If you've purchased a pass or have purchased a day or night ticket for the day of Midnight Madness, your pass and/or tickets will be good until midnight.
  • To purchase Midnight Madness tickets, please select one of our scheduled dates from the calendar below and click UPDATE RESULTS.
    Midnight Madness dates:
    1/7, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18 and 3/4

Picking Up Your Night Ticket

  • Night tickets can be purchased at the window or online in advance.
  • Dates when we do not have night operations or we are at max capacity are indicated as 'Sold Out'. 
  • Night tickets do not automatically load onto existing ticket media and must be picked up from the ticket windows.
  • If you have a ticket from a prior visit bring it with you for an expedited experience
  • Night tickets become valid from 3pm but can be picked up any time. Pickup before 3pm to maximize your time on-snow.


Risk-Free Refunds

Request a full refund on any unused tickets within 72 hrs. post the ticket date.

Open During Night Skiing

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You MUST visit your resort ticket window to pick up your ticket.

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The Crotched Cafeteria and the Onset Pub will be open for night skiing.

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Rentals can be purchased at Crotched Rentals on the first floor of the base lodge.

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Lessons will not be offered during night skiing.

Yes, but the best rates will be available online. If you purchase online, you will need to stop by the ticket window when you arrive to have your after 3pm ticket printed. 
You can purchase at the window or after completing your online purchase of your night skiing ticket, you MUST visit your resort ticket window to pick up your ticket. Night skiing tickets will not be mailed to your address.

Is my night skiing lift ticket refundable?

Request a full refund on any unused tickets within 72 hours post the ticket date.

How do I request a refund? 

To request a night skiing lift ticket refund, you will need to follow the below process:

  • Visit the resort ticket window or
  • Contact customer service at (970)-754-0005

While we will do our best to issue your refund promptly, we cannot guarantee that your refund will be processed within a specified period of time (see terms for full details).

Yes, pending availability, you can purchase a night skiing ticket online for the same day.

Five Dollar Night Rentals Offer for Ski and Snowboard Equipment

Beginning January 21, 2023, through the end of the 2022/23 winter season, Vail Resorts Retail (“Sponsor”) is offering discounts on night rentals (“Offer”) at participating U.S. retail locations only (“Participating Locations”). Offer available in-store only and is not available online. See below for more details on Participating Locations. Offer only available only on select days during the week. Dates and hours may vary by Participating Location. Please see the resort’s webpage for more details. This Offer can only be redeemed in person at a Participating Location and only for eligible ski and snowboard rental packages (“Discounted Rental Package”). Discounted Rental Packages are only $5 ($10 for Liberty and Whitetail). Discount excludes taxes. A ski Discounted Rental Package includes Skis, Poles, Boots, and Helmet, and a snowboard Discounted Rental Package includes a Snowboard, Boots, and Helmet. Offer subject to availability. Restrictions and exclusions apply. Rentals booked for peak days or holidays are excluded from this Offer and discount will not be applied, no exceptions. Offer not valid on single item rentals (i.e., boot-only, helmet-only, etc.) and not valid for any equipment or items that are unavailable, out-of-stock, or excluded from rental program. 

Rental equipment supplies are limited and available only while supplies last. Discount applied in single transaction only for qualifying Discounted Rental Packages. Discount will not be applied to future rentals. Offer cannot be transferred or assigned, and may not be combined with any other offer, discount, or promotion and cannot be combined with Epic Mountain Rewards. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or refuse any rental due to actual or suspected unauthorized, invalid or ineligible use of this Offer. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify this Offer at any time. Void where restricted or otherwise prohibited, and to employees of Vail Resorts Retail. Redemption of this Offer constitutes your acceptance of all applicable terms and conditions, privacy policy, and any resort specific terms and conditions.
Participating Locations: Afton Alps, Alpine Valley, Big Boulder, BMBW, Crotched, Hidden Valley (MO), Laurel Mountain, Liberty, Mad River, Mt. Brighton, Paoli Peaks, Roundtop, Seven Springs, Snow Creek, Whitetail and Wilmot.