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Welch Village Ski Area is proud to be a part of the Minnesota Ski Areas 4th Grade Passport Program!

The MN Ski Areas Association (MSA) wants to give MN kids a chance to to get out, have fun, and get healthy this winter by hitting the MN slopes!

MSA created a statewide program that provides every 4th grader in the state the opportunity to ski for free. The passport includes a minimum of two visits to each ski area. 

What does Welch Village offer for 4th Grade Passport Holders?

Passport holders will be issued  3-days at Welch Village Season, Monday - Friday ONLY (non_holidays )with the exception of the the following black out dates below.
The 4th grade passport card must be presented at the main chalet lift ticket windows before each of the three visits.    
MN 4th Grade Passport free ticket offers are NOT ACCEPTED at Welch Village Ski Area on the following dates: 
Tuesday, Dec. 26th through Friday, Dec. 29th
Monday, January 1st
Monday, January 15th
Monday, February 19th
How do I get a 4th Grade Passport? 

All 4th Grade Passports must be purchased online here - CLICK HERE!

Questions about the MN 4th Grade Passport Program?  -CLICK HERE! 


Upcoming Events

  • Pond Skip
    Pond Skip
    Saturday, March 25th!

  • New Year's Eve in the Village
    New Year's Eve in the Village

    Flashlight parade on Fowl Play at 6:45pm. Torchlight parade on Lookout at 7pm followed by Fireworks.

  • Tell A Friend Tour
    Tell A Friend Tour
    1/27/23 - Event starts at 4pm
    Terrain Park event.  Ski w/ Andy Parry and other pro freestyle athletes & LINE skis.  Free Pizza!