Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center
7 First Street NW
Glenwood, MN 56334
Phone: (320) 634-3636
Fax: (320) 634-3637
Hours of OperationMonday - Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Other times by appointment
About UsThe Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center's emphasis is on Tourism, Marketing, Promotion and Community Events and Activities.
Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center works closely with the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. The Welcome Center and Chamber share an attractive building, which houses a conference and meeting room that is available for use while in town.
The Welcome Center lobby has many display racks with visitor information from the upper Midwest, the Glenwood Chamber businesses, agencies and organizations information.
The main attractions of the Glenwood Lakes area are the lakes themselves, boating water activities, fishing and fun. There are also lots of endless activities for your leisure time, like golfing hunting, shopping, hiking and, of course, the many festivals that are jam packed with fabulous family-friendly entertainment.
The Glenwood Lakes Welcome Center hosts:
- Glenwood Community Easter Egg Hunt at Barsness Park the Saturday morning before Easter.
- Glenwood Lakes Area Kids Day (Take a Kid Fishing, Bike Rodeo, & More), First Saturday in June
- Pope County Farmers', Market Glenwood, located on Hwy 104, in the parking lot next to the Pope County Museum (Look for the Totem Pole!) Starts the second Saturday in June. The market is on Tuesdays (June-August) 4:00-6:00 p.m.; Saturdays (June-October) 8:30-11:30 a.m.
- Music in the Park - Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the Glenwood City Park (check the website page for more info or the Minnewaska Visitor Guide also located on the home page of our website (WelcomeGlenwood.org).
- Magical Christmas Celebration in Glenwood, three Thursdays prior to Christmas.
The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center, in cooperation with the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber, introduces our community, events, activities, businesses and organizations to new residents, employees and/or businesses relocating in the area through our Welcome Glenwood program.
The Welcome Glenwood program provides a personal visit with any one interested. Chamber member businesses can provide information and promotional items for the Welcome Glenwood packets and gift bags.
For Welcome Glenwood visits contact the Welcome Center at 320-634-3636 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newly organized in 2019 is the Glenwood Lakes Area Newcomers Group.
Through the WCI Change Makers Grant, the Welcome Center was able to start this program. Along with the emphasis of the Welcome Visits and the
Newcomers Group, we also have been
Whether you are looking for tourism/vacation information, relocation packets, or simply have questions related to the Glenwood Lakes and surrounding Pope County area. Visit our website, check out the online community calendar of events, or contact the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber and Welcome Center for more information