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.
Polk County Information
River Falls Chamber
Afton Area Business Association
St. Croix Valley Information
Center City, MN
Taylors Falls MN/St. Croix Falls WI
- Picket Fence Gals: February 6th thru 10th; March 6th thru 10th; April 3rd thru 7th; May 8th thru 12th. Where 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: March 2nd from 10AM to 5PM & March 3rd from 11AM to 5PM ~ Cabin Fever Days; April 6th from 10AM to 5PM & April 7th from 11AM to 5PM ~ New Vintage Days; May 25th from 10AM to 5PM & May 26th from 11AM to 5PM ~ Tap the Barrel; June 8th, June 22nd, July 20th, August 3rd, August 17th & August 31st ~ Wine & Chocolate Dinner Cruise on the St. Croix River; October 26th from 10AM to 5PM & October 27th from 11AM to 5PM ~ Federweisser Tasting. Find more winery information at www.winehaven.com or call 651.257.1017.
- North Folk Winery Events: Find more information at www.northfolkwinery.com or call 651.674.7548.
- Performances at the Festival Theatre: **Due to theatre renovations performances are being held at Franklin Square Black Box** February 1st ~ Boy Gets Girl; March 15th to 24th ~ Anne of Green Gables; April 12th to 28th ~ Shakespeare's Greatest Hits; May 16th to 26th ~ Clarence Darrow; June 15th to July 7th ~ The Marvelous Wonderettes; July 13th to August 4th ~ Fools by Neil Simon; August 10th to 25th ~ Crimes of the Heart; October 5th to 26th ~ The Diary of Anne Frank; November 22nd to December 22nd ~ A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play. Find more information at www.festivaltheatre.org or call 715.483.3387.
- Sunday Afternoon Folk Music Concerts: February 10th ~ Pushing Chain; March 3rd ~ The Glenna Family Band; March 24th ~ Molly Maher & Friends; April 14th ~ The High 48s. All performances held at the Taylors Falls Memorial Community Center from 2PM to 4PM. Find more information at www.facebook.com/TFSundayMusic or call 651.240.0125.
- Franconia Sculpture Park Events: Find 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: February 9th & 10th ~ ValenWine's Wine Tasting; March 16th & 17th ~ St. Patrick's Wine Tasting; April 13th & 14th ~ Spring into Wine; May 4th & 5th ~ Earth Art Spring Tour; May 11th & 12th ~ Happy Mother's Day!; May 25th & 26th ~ Barrel Tasting Weekend; June - September ~ Saturday Music Series from 1PM to 4PM; June 15th & 16th ~ Cars, Music & Food Fest; July 6th & 7th ~ Red White & Sangria; July 20th ~ Jazz Festival; September 7th & 8th ~ Grape Stomp Festival; September 21st & 22nd ~ Harvest Festival; October 12th & 13th ~ Oktober Wine Festival; October 26th & 27th ~ Wine-O-Ween; November 23rd & 24th ~ Cheese & Chocolate Weekend; December 14th & 15th ~ Holiday Cheers. Find more information about Chateau events at www.chateaustcroix.com or call 715.483.2556.
- Dancing Dragonfly Winery Events: February 9th ~ Comedy & Dinner; February 16th ~ Art at the Winery; February 23rd ~ Polar Wine Party. Find more information at www.dancingdragonflywinery.com or call 715.483.9463.
- Trap Rock Brewing Company Events: Find more information at www.traprockbrewing.com or call 651.269.6013.
- WI Interstate Park Events: February 9th ~ Candlelight Night from 6PM to 9PM. Ski - Snowshoe - Hike the park trails. For more information call: 715.483.3747 or visit www.facebook.com/events.
- Pleasant Valley Orchard Events: Find more information at www.pleasantvalleyorchard.com or call 651.257.9159.
- Wild Mountain Ski Area: Every Friday night ~ Night Moves from 8PM to 1AM. Check their schedule at www.wildmountain.com or call 651.465.6365.
- 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
- Wild Mountain Waterpark, Alpine Slides & Go-Karts information: www.wildmountain.com or call 651.465.6365.
- February 14th ~ Be Mine, Valentine Dinner served at Tippy Canoes with live music by Savanna from 6PM to 9PM. Find more information at www.tippycanoes.com or call 715.294.4777.
- February 22nd ~ Scotch Tasting at Mangos Main Street Eatery. Find more information at www.facebook.com/MANGOSONMAIN or call 715.294.3686.
- 5 Course In-Suite Dinner at the Autumn House Inn/St. Croix River Inn ~ Prix Fixe menu tailored to your tastes and delivered to your room one course at a time | reservations required. Find more information at www.stcroixriverinn.com or call 715.417.3556.
- Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway Events: Check out a detailed schedule at www.TransportationMuseum.org or call 715.755.3570.
- St. Croix ArtBarn Events: June 20th to June 23rd ~ A Midsummer Night's Dream; July 11th to July 20th ~ Disney's Little Mermaid; August 9th to August 18th ~ Ole & Lena's Wedding; September 12th to 15th ~ Blithe Spirit; October 24th to 27th ~ Young Frankenstein. Find more information at www.stcroixartbarn.org or call 715.294.2787.
- Trollhaugen Events: Find more information at www.trollhaugen.com or call 715.755.2955.
- Trollhaugen Outdoor Recreation Area ~ Located near Dresser, WI - Enjoy their Aerial Challenge Course which offers 40+ towers with six zip lines and 112 elements. Kids Challenge Course - a 13 element course, built for ages 3-8. Find more information at www.trollhaugen.com/aerial_adventure_park.php
- My Happy Place Boutique events: My Happy Place Boutique offers Furniture, Home Decor, Jewelry, Lifestyle Clothing and Gifts and is located on Main Street in Somerset, WI. Find more information at www.facebook.com/myhappyplacesomerset or call 715.247.4000.
- Live music every Friday and Saturday night in Charlie's Pub from 7:30PM to 11PM: February 1st & 2nd ~ Bedlam; February 8th & 9th ~ Inland Seas; February 15th & 16th ~ Broken Spoke; February 22nd & 23rd ~ Northerly Gales; March 1st & 2nd ~ Bedlam; March 8th & 9th ~ Tom Dahill. Find more information at www.charliesrestaurant.us or call 651.430.0907.
- Every Wednesday Night ~ enjoy a delicious Four Course Dinner Menus at the Water Street Inn. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000.
- February 14th, 15th & 16th ~ Valentine's Day 5-Course Menu served at the Water Street Inn. Find more information at www.waterstreetinn.us or call 651.439.6000.
- Outing Lodge Events: February 2nd & 16th ~ Candlelight Snowshoe, March 2nd ~ Candlelight Snowshoe & Dinner; February 9th ~ Valentine's Dinner & Live Jazz. Find more information at www.outinglodge.com or call 651.439.9747.
- St. Croix Chocolate Co. Events located in Marine on the St. Croix: Friday & Saturday Nights | Enjoy wood-fired pizzas from 5PM to 8:30PM. Find more information at www.stcroixchocolateco.com or call 651.433.1400.
- Happening at The Phipps Center for the Arts: February 15th to March 3rd ~ Willy Wonka Jr. | Children's Theater. Find more information at www.thephipps.org
- St. Croix Off Broadway Events: March 8, 2019 thru May 18, 2019 ~ Honky Tonk Laundry. For more information visit www.stcroixoffbroadway.com or call 715.386.2394 x333 for reservations.
- Ultimate Girls Night Out downtown Afton: 2019 - May 16th, June 20th, July 18th, August 15th, September 19th, October 17th.
- Afton House Inn Events: February 14th thru 17th ~ Valentine's Dining from 4PM to 10PM; February 15th ~ Sweet Heart Wine Dinner served from 6:30PM to 9PM. Find more information at www.aftonhouseinn.com or call 651.436.8883.
- Swirl My Wine Bar Events: every Tuesday night is Date Night from 4PM to 9PM. Find more information at www.swirlmywine.com or call 651.436.2010.