Local Chambers and City Web Sites


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.


Wisconsin

Falls Chamber
Hudson Chamber
Osceola Chamber
Polk County Information
Prescott Chamber
River Falls Chamber



Minnesota

Afton Area Business Association
Center City
Hastings Chamber
Stillwater Chamber
St. Croix Valley Information


Local Events

Center City, MN
  • Picket Fence Gals: February 10th to 14th, March 9th to 13th, April 6th to 10th, May 4th to 8th, June 1st to 5th, July 6th to 10th, August 3rd to 7th, September 7th to 11th, October 5th to 9th, November 2nd to 6th, December 7th to 11th ~ 25 creative vendors come together once a month for 5 days to showcase and sell their unique treasures. Times: Wednesday 3PM to 7PM; Thursday to Saturday 9AM to 6PM; Sunday 11AM to 5PM. Find more information at www.picketfencegals.net or call 651.334.1444.
  • Winehaven Winery Events: February 12th and 13th ~ 'A Cabernet Cabaret' - 3 Course Dinner and Cabaret Show from 7PM to 9PM. For reservations call Louise at 651.233.9499. March 5th and 6th ~ Cabin Fever Days; April 2nd and 3rd ~ New Vintage Days; May 28th and 29th ~ Tap the Barrel Weekend; October 22nd and 23rd ~ Federweisser and Roter Rauscher Festival; November 19th and 20th ~ Cheese and Chocolate Weekend; December 3rd and 4th ~ Holiday Cheer at the Vineyard. Find more winery information at www.winehaven.com or call 651.257.1017.
  • February 14th ~ Love Is In The Air - Valentines Dinner held at the North Folk Winery, in Harris, MN from 6PM to 9PM. Reservations only. Find more winery information at www.northfolkwinery.com or call 651.674.7548.
  • March 5th and 6th ~ Chisago Lakes Area Home and Business Expo - Saturday from 10AM to 4PM, Sunday from 11AM to 3PM held at the Chisgao Lakes High School. Call for information 651.213.2500.
  • March 13th ~ 13th Annual Taste of Inns of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Summit Inn - Center City, MN; Winehaven Winery - Chisago City, MN; Folsom House - Taylors Falls, MN; Chateau St. Croix Winery - St. Croix Falls, WI; St. Croix River Inn and Pleasant Lake B&B - Osceola, WI. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
  • May 6th ~ North Folk Winery Tasting Room opens with regular hours and Gourmet Pizza Night every Friday Night begins from 5PM to 8PM. Find more information at www.northfolkwinery.com or call 651.674.7548.
  • July 6th thru the 10th ~ Karl Oskar Days held in Lindstrom, MN. Call for information 651.257.0620.

Taylors Falls MN/St. Croix Falls WI
  • Performances at the Festival Theatre: February 5th ~ Fully Committed at 7:30PM performed at Franklin Square Black Box; February 14th ~ Hopelessly Romantic at 7:30PM performed at Franklin Square Black Box; February 20th and 21st ~ Ole and Lena Win a Cruise performed at the Scandia Community Center. Find more information at www.festivaltheatre.org or call 715.483.3387.
  • March 13th ~ 13th Annual Taste of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Summit Inn - Center City, MN; Winehaven Winery - Chisago City, MN; Folsom House - Taylors Falls, MN; Chateau St. Croix Winery - St. Croix Falls, WI; St. Croix River Inn and Pleasant Lake B&B - Osceola, WI. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
  • Franconia Sculpture Park: February 13th ~ Valentine's Hot Metal - Join Minnesota Iron artists for a fire and ice free event from noon to 5PM. more information on all park events at www.franconia.org/event.html or call 651.257.6668.
  • Wild Mountain Winery Events: Find more information at www.wildmountainwinery.com or call 651.583.3585.
  • Chateau St. Croix Winery Events: May 28th and 29th ~ Barrel Tasting Weekend; June thru August ~ Saturday Music Series every Saturday from 1PM to 4PM; June 25th ~ Spring Festival; July 2nd and 3rd ~ Red, White and Sangria Weekend; July 23rd ~ Jazz Festival; September 9th and 10th ~ Grape Stomp Festival; September 24th and 25th ~ Fall Harvest Festival; October 15th and 16th ~ Oktober Wine Festival; November 19th and 20th ~ Cheese and Chocolate Weekend; December 10th and 11th ~ Holiday Cheers Weekend. Find more information about Chateau events at www.chateaustcroix.com or call 715.483.2556.
  • Dancing Dragonfly Winery Events: February 13th ~ Valentine's Day Dinner catered by the Lake Elmo Inn; February 14th and March 12th ~ Paint and SipFebruary 19th ~ Dancing at Dragonfly - Cha Cha. Find information for all winery events at www.dancingdragonflywinery.com or call 715.483.9463.
  • Pleasant Valley Orchard Events: Find more information at www.pleasantvalleyorchard.com or call 651.257.9159.
  • Wild Mountain Ski Area is open for skiing and snowboarding. Check their schedule at www.wildmountain.com.
  • 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, WI                                                     
  • Friday and Saturday evenings ~ 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.
  • March 13th ~ 13th Annual Taste of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Summit Inn - Center City, MN; Winehaven Winery - Chisago City, MN; Folsom House - Taylors Falls, MN; Chateau St. Croix Winery - St. Croix Falls, WI; St. Croix River Inn and Pleasant Lake B&B - Osceola, WI. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
  • Rivertown Artworks ~ is now open in Osceola and features: potters - Rustic Road Pottery and The Potters Shed; art, cards, Neumann Farm Gift Baskets, products from Thymes, Wire and Whimsy and much, much more. Classes are now being offered:  Watercolor $45; Doodle Drawing $29 includes supplies; Paint Your Own Pottery $20-$50 depending on the piece you choose;  Glass Fusing $30. Find more information at www.facebook.com/pages/RiverTown-Artworks/715122955235670 .
  • 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 atwww.trollhaugen.com/aerial_adventure_park.php
Stillwater, MN
  • 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 11PM. February 5th and 6th ~ Bedlam; February 12th and 13th ~ Lojo Russo; February 26th and 27th ~ Broken Spoke; March 4th and 5th ~ Bedlam. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000.
  • Ongoing weekly event at Outing Lodge ~ Open Studio Wine and Art Event - the 2 hour open studio art session for two begins at 3PM and includes all materials, cheese sampler and a glass of house wine. Reservations are required. Find more information at www.outinglodge.com or call 651.439.9747.
  • February 14th ~ Love Is Brewing - 2nd Annual Valentines Dinner held at Maple Island Brewing from 7PM to midnight. Find more information at www.mapleislandbrewing.com or call 651.430.0044.
  • March 10th ~ Stillwater Ladies Night Out - Downtown Stillwater from 5PM to 9PM.
  • March 20th ~ 13th Annual Taste of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Waterstreet Inn, Cover Park Manor, Warden's House, Aurora Staples Inn, Northern Vineyards and Outing Lodge - Stillwater, MN. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
Hudson, WI
  • February 5th, 6th and 7th Hot Air Affair. Find more information at www.hudsonwi.org or call 715.386.8411.
  • February 13th ~ Willow River State Park - Candlelight Ski and Hike. Find more information at www.hudsonwi.org or call 715.386.8411.
  • March 6th ~ 13th Annual Taste of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Afton House Inn - Afton, MN; Phipps Inn, Octagon House and Negret Wine Company - Hudson, WI. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
  • Happening at The Phipps Center for the Arts: For information and tickets visit www.thephipps.org or call 715.386.8409.
  Afton, MN
  • Ultimate Girls Night Out ~  February 18th, March 17th, April 21st, May 19th, June 16th, July 21st, August 18th, September 15th, October 20th, November 17th, December 15th from 5-8PM. Find more information at www.facebook.com/ultimategirlsnightout.com
  • February 14th ~ 3-Course Wine Dinner at Swirl Wine Bar at 5PM or 7:30PM seatings. Reservations required. Call 651.436.8883.
  • February 19th ~ Sweet Heart Wine Dinner - 6:30PM to 9PM at the Afton House Inn. Reservations required. Call 651.436.8883.
  • March 6th ~ 13th Annual Taste of the Valley Chocolate March from 1PM to 5PM featuring: Afton House Inn - Afton, MN; Phipps Inn, Octagon House and Negret Wine Company - Hudson, WI. Find all the details at www.innsofthevalley.com/chocolate-march.htm
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