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In planning your next getaway, consider the St. Croix River Valley bordering Wisconsin and Minnesota. Check the attractions and events of the area and find an activity relevant to your interests or those of your family. Schedule travel to one of the cities or towns located in the scenic valley of either MN or WI for a memorable vacation experience spent at one of our Member Inns.


Hudson - Wisconsin
Osceola - Wisconsin

Polk County - Wisconsin

Afton - Minnesota
Center City - Minnesota

Stillwater - Minnesota
Falls Chamber
St Croix Valley Info


Local Events

Center City / Chisago Lakes Area
  • Picket Fence Gals Sale - April 2nd to 6th; May 7th to 11th; June 4th to 8th; July 2nd to 6th; August 6th to 10th; September 3rd to 7th; October 8th to 12th; November 5th to 9th; December 3rd to 7th  ~ 25 creative vendors come together once a month for 5 days to showcase and sell their unique treasures. From 8AM to 5PM. Find more information at www.picketfencegals.com  
  • May 3rd and 4th ~ Spring Art Tour from 10AM to 5PM. Find more information at www.earthartswi.org/spring-art-tour.                                                         
Taylors Falls MN/St. Croix Falls WI
  • Happenings at the Festival Theatre: June 19th to August 16th ~ A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; July 5th to August 17th ~ Almost Maine; July 19th to 31st ~ The Frogs; August 9th to September 7th ~ The 39 Steps; October 2nd to 26th ~ The Miser; November 29th to December 28th ~ Hans Brinker or The Silver Skates.
  • **Music at the Theatre** ~ April 5th - Red Molly; April 26th - Once Upon A River with Dan Chouinard; May 11th ~ Broadways' Best with Colleen Raye; June 20th ~ The Fiddle Masters; September 6th ~ Billy McLaughlin; September 20th ~ Barley Jacks; October 18th ~ The Whyte Orfield Band; November 8th ~ Lynne Rothrock & the Mood Swingers; December 6th ~ Girl Singers Christmas Show; December 26th ~ Monroe Crossing. Find more information about theatre happenings at www.festivaltheatre.org or call 715.483.3387.
  • May 17th ~ Festival Theatre presents "The Masquerade" - Mystery at the Chamberlain Mansion ~ held at the Chateau St. Croix Winery. Find more information at www.festivaltheatre.org or call 715.483.3387.
  • At the Franconia Sculpture Park - April through November ~ the outdoor studio is open for visitors who would like to talk with artists about what they're creating; April 22nd ~ Earth Day Celebration from 4PM to 8PM - spend the day enjoying the outdoor sculpture park and help plant native trees and milkweed in the park; April 26th ~ from 4PM to 6:30PM - enjoy Minnesota's premier Gospel and Bluegrass quintet - Monroe Crossing in Franconia's Earthen Amphitheater; every Sunday May 15th through October 26th ~ at 2PM join the staff and artists for a 60-90 minute guided tour of the park's grounds and exhibition; May through October every 2nd and 4th Thursday ~ 3-D Symposiums at the Park - dinner at 6:30PM, presentations at 8PM - here's your chance to find out "how did they make that?"; May 16th through May 18th ~ Art-a-Whirl - join Franconia in the City at Casket to celebrate our NE Minneapolis community. Find more information on all park events at www.franconia.org or call 651.257.6668.
  • May 2nd ~ Falls Sampler - Premier Food, Wine and Craft Beer Tasting Event held at the Polk County Fairgrounds 4-H Building, in St. Croix Falls, from 4:30PM to 8:30PM. Find more information at www.FallsChamber.org or call 715.483.3580.
  • Music On The Overlook ~ for the most up-to-date information on the 2014 season visit www.musicontheoverlook.com
  • Dancing Dragonfly Winery ~ May 3rd ~ Open House - From 10AM to 9PM. Free and open to the public. Free winery tours, wine tastings, live music, artisanal wood-fired pizzas and new wine merchandise; May 9th ~ Cellar Masters 4-Course Dinner. From 6PM to 9PM. Find information for all winery events at www.dancingdragonflywinery.com or call 715.501.0586.
  • May 3rd and 4th ~ Spring Art Tour from 10AM to 5PM. Find more information at www.earthartswi.org/spring-art-tour.
  • June 14th ~ Wannigan Days Arts and Craft Fair - from 10AM to 4PM. Find more information at www.FallsChamber.org or call 715.483.3580.
  • Wild Mountain Summer Recreation Area ~ Enjoy their New FreeFall - a two story tower with two platforms at varying heights and a 50x50 Stuntman Air Bag at the bottom. Find more information at www.wildmountain.com/summer-recreation/freefallxp
Osceola                                                     
  • Friday and Saturday evenings ~ at 6PM Chef Ben and Chef Andrew serve up a Five-Course Prix Fixe Dinner Experience at the St. Croix River Inn. Reservations required. Find more information at www.stcroixriverinn.com/menus.html or call 715.294.4248.
  • April 12th ~ DOG (Dresser, Osceola and Garfield) Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner Fund Raiser - from 3PM to 9:30PM at the Dresser Fire Hall in Dresser, WI. Food served from 3PM to 7PM. Free Will donation. Park for free at Trollhaugen and catch the shuttle to the fire hall.
  • April 24th ~ Osceola Ladies Night from 4PM to 8PM.
  • May 3rd and 4th ~ Spring Art Tour from 10AM to 5PM. Find more information at www.earthartswi.org/spring-art-tour.
  • June 6th and 7th ~ Rhubarb Days. Find more information at www.rhubarbdays.com.
  • Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area ~ Located near Dresser, WI - Enjoy their newest Aerial Challenge Course which offers 40+ towers with six zip lines and 112 elements. Find more information at www.trollhaugen.com/aerial_adventure_park.php


Stillwater

  • Every Tuesday night is Jameson Club Night at the Water Street Inn. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000.
  • Every Wednesday night ~ enjoy delicious Four Course Dinner Menus at the Water Street Inn. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000
  • Live music every Friday and Saturday night in Charlie's Pub from 7:30PM to 11:30PM. April 4th & 5th ~ Lojo Russo; April 11th & 12th ~ Bedlam; April 18th & 19th ~ Hounds of Finn; April 25th & 26th ~ Stirling Bridge. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000.
  • April 20th ~ Easter Buffet at Charlie's Restaurant within the Water Street Inn from 11AM to 4PM. Find more information at www.charliesrestaurant.us or call 651.439.6000.
Hudson
  Afton
  • Ultimate Girls Night Out ~ April 17th; May 15th; June 19th; July 17th; August 16th; September 18th; October 16th; November 20th; December 18th from 5-8PM. Find more information at www.facebook.com/ultimategirlsnightout
  • April 20th ~ Easter Brunch Buffet at the Afton House in from 9AM to 5PM or Scenic Cruise Brunch Buffet aboard the Grand Duchess from noon to 2PM. For reservations and more information call 651.436.8883.
  • April 25th ~ Spring Flavors Wine Dinner at the Afton House Inn from 6:30PM to 9PM. 5-Course Wine Dinner plus hors d'oeuvres paired with 5 wines. Find more information at www.aftonhouseinn.com or call 651.436.8883.
  • April 26th ~ Couples Weekend Retreat at the Afton House Inn includes a champagne and hors d'oeuvres reception, dance lessons, 3-course dinner, dance party, Jacuzzi Fireplace Suite at the Afton House Inn and a deluxe continental breakfast Sunday morning. Find more information at www.aftonhouseinn.com or call 651.436.8883.


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