It's springtime in Minnesota's Arrowhead, which means spring skiing, great concerts, and lift and lodging packages to accommodate all comers at Lutsen Mountains. What more could you ask for? They are remaining open through April 17.

Lift and lodging packages, good through April 10, are 3for2 Weekends, ski and stay three days for the price of two, and Half-Price Weekdays, three nights' lodging and three day lift tickets for half-price midweek. A family of four for three nights lodging and three days skiing, starts from $528, and includes free ski rental and free ski lessons for the family.

Sweet Water Shake Down is March 31-April 2. Bands for the three-day festival include The Travelin' McCourys and The Lee Boys Thursday, Absynth Quintet and Railroad Earth Friday, and conclude Saturday with the Cascade Mountain Sirrup Likkers, Absynth Quintet, and the Emmitt-Nershi Band.

A three-day concert pass bought in advance online is $39, a two-day pass is $29, and single day $18 in advance. Daily tickets bought at the door will be $22. Follow the link below for more information and online purchases.

Elevate The Beat comes to Lutsen April 8-9. Dessa, P.O.S., and Solid Gold will bring a weekend of hip-hop/rock music from the Twin Cities to the Arrowhead.

Mountain Meltdown takes place April 16-17, which marks the end of the season. What a way to end the season, a free outdoor stage with 10 bands performing live and great skiing and riding. Lutsen's late season conditions are normally epic, and it's been an exceptional winter.

A two-for-one lift and lodging special is being offered for that weekend starting from $82.75 per person for two nights' lodging, based on quad occupancy and includes lift tickets. Follow the link below for more information.

Lutsen's four interconnected mountains and 92 runs spread out over 1,000 acres offering the biggest alpine playground in the Midwest.

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