GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn -- The 9th Annual Explore Minnesota Slopes Ski and Snowboard Expo is going on today, Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Mall of America.

The EXPO, produced by Explore Minnesota and the Minnesota Ski Areas Association, will feature more than a dozen ski hills, retailers and businesses all with the goal of getting you ready for the upcoming ski and boarding season.

It’s a great opportunity to get the best deals on season packages and lessons, see the latest trends in equipment, check out the new fashions, and get psyched for winter!

Attendance is free.

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