Kids Ski Free/Stay Free

Bring the kids and have a blast with Cataloochee Ski Area’s Kids Stay & Ski Free program in Maggie Valley. A child 17 and under can stay overnight FREE at a participating Haywood County accommodation and ski free when accompanied by a paying adult.

Paying adults simply stay overnight at one of the participating accommodations listed on

The following provides a brief description of our program and the method that guests will redeem their Kids Ski Free voucher at Cataloochee.

  • A paying parent (or an adult 21 and over) must stay at a participating accommodation on a non-holiday Sunday through Thursday night prior to receiving a voucher for one child 17 and under to ski the following day, a non-holiday Monday through Friday.
  • The adult receiving the voucher must also purchase a full price adult non-holiday Monday through Friday lift ticket. All tickets MUST be purchased online and in advance at Ticket options are: 4-hour flex ticket, 6-hour flex ticket or night ticket.  The flex tickets start at the time of purchase and expire, either, 4 or 6 hours later.  The 4-hour ticket is available to purchase from open until 11:00am and the 6-hour ticket is available from open until 4:00pm.  The night ticket starts at 5:00pm. Only the adult ticket MUST be purchased in advance and the child’s ticket will be printed when voucher is presented at window.  If you have two skiing parents in a room with two children, both children would receive a voucher to redeem. If you have one skiing parent in the room and two children, only one of the children would receive a voucher to redeem.
  • Rental equipment and lessons are not included but are available and MUST be purchased online in advance. Regular rates will apply for both rentals and lessons.  Kids Ski Free vouchers are not good with any other discount or promotion and cannot be used against payment for any child’s lesson, lift and rental package such as CAT Trackers, our children’s program is for kids age 7-12.
  • Kids Ski Free is NOT valid on any weekend or during the following holiday periods:

Wednesday, November 25th thru Sunday, November 29th (Thanksgiving)
Saturday, December 19th thru Sunday, January 3rd (Christmas break)
Friday, January 15th thru Monday, January 18th (MLK weekend)
Friday, February 12th thru Monday, February15th (President’s weekend)

  • Ski and snowboard rentals or clothing rentals (jackets and ski pants) are not included with this program but are available to rent and MUST be purchased online in advance. Lessons are not included but also available for $30 for persons 8 and above and last 1.5 hours.


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