Loppet Foundation


Saturday 4:00 p.m.
Start: Near Lake Calhoun Center on Bde Maka Ska.
Finish: Loppet Village.

Register early. Free through November 30. Event fees apply starting December 1, and the price goes up along the way. Everyone is a winner – all kids receive a medal, cookie and hot chocolate.


The Minnesota Youth Ski League will provide ski equipment for use in the Minne-Loppet. Come early, supplies are limited.

There are two different courses – 1.5 kilometers (green course) or 3 kilometers (red course). Skiers can choose either course. Look for green flutter flags for the short course and red flutter flags for the long course.

Entry Fees

Status Through September 7 Through November 30 Through January 4 Through January 23 January 26 (in-person only) January 27 (in-person only)
Minne-Loppet Closed $0 $0 $10 $15 $20 $20


Proceeds from the City of Lakes Loppet Festival events benefit the Loppet Foundation. Learn more about the Foundation's mission, vision, and values.