Rising temperatures and longer days mark the end of winter. As the ski season comes to a close, celebrations for a fun-filled year can be found at most\u2014if not all\u2014Ikon Pass destinations. From pond skims to costume parties, mountain destinations know how to end the ski season on a high note. Steamboat Springalicious\u00ae Toast to another great season of Champagne Powder\u00ae at Steamboat during the Springalicious\u00ae Festival. This two-week event (April 1-14, 2019) is filled with lively events and bluebird ski days. Enjoy free live music with the Bud Light Rocks the Boat Concert Series, featuring a mixture of musical genres and performers taking the Steamboat Stage every weekend in Gondola Square. Check out contestant\u2019s creativity and humor during The Cardboard Classic, where homemade cardboard crafts race down Stampede to the finish. And don\u2019t miss the closing day classic, Splashdown Pond Skim, where crazy skiers and riders dressed in costume attempt to successfully cross the icy pond. Stratton WinterWonderGrass & Stratton Present \u201cSugar & Strings\u201d To give the season a proper sendoff, Stratton is partnering with the team at WinterWonderGrass to host Sugar & Strings (April 13-14, 2019). This free end-of-season event features live music from groups like Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Kitchen Dwellers, Twisted Pine, and many more. Little ones can enjoy non-stop fun at the Kids Zone, while adults sip on local brews and food specials. Buttermilk The Apr\u00e8s The sun is setting on a record winter, and there\u2019s no better way to ring in springtime than live music under a Colorado sun. Buttermilk is saying farewell to winter with Apr\u00e8s, a brand new three-day music festival (April 5-7, 2019). Enjoy some spring skiing and snowboarding with on-mountain live performances during the day, then head to the base of Buttermilk to see headliners The String Cheese Incident and Umphrey\u2019s McGee, as well as Moon Taxi, The Main Squeeze, Southern Avenue, and ALO. Sugarbush Cinco de Mayo Celebration As the lifts shut down, the margaritas start to flow at Sugarbush\u2019s Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Castlerock Pub (May 5, 2019). Groups can gather around plates of Texican food while enjoying live music, cornhole in the courtyard, and a lively apr\u00e8s scene. Tremblant Party at the Summit Celebrate an exceptional season at Tremblant\u2019s Party at the Summit (April 13, 2019). Head to The Grand Manitou at the top of the mountain to enjoy an afternoon of drinks and delicious barbecue. Enjoy the festivities as renowned Quebec DJs spin a mix of upbeat tunes, and local dance duo Team White impresses with their award-winning moves.No matter where you choose to celebrate, the end-of-season excitement can be felt at Ikon Pass destinations across North America. Hit the slopes for some final sun-soaked ski days before raising a glass to a successful winter on the mountain.