• A Place Like No Other

A Place Like No Other

The Scenic St. Croix River Valley invites you to escape from the world for a while – explore the hiking trails, go fishing or boating, head to the beach… visit historic river towns – explore the galleries, shops and enjoy fine dining, theater and music. In the St. Croix Valley you will find those wonderful secret places that provide a lifetime of memories.

The St. Croix River Valley is just 30 minutes from downtown St. Paul and 45 minutes from downtown Minneapolis. Once you’ve been here, we know we’ll have the pleasure of seeing you again. The St. Croix Valley is a destination you will never forget. Enjoy!

Upcoming Events in the Valley

Take advantage of these events and enjoy the Beauty of the Valley.

May 2017 Events

Hudson, WI. – May 3 – Octagon House Museum Tour Season begins.  http://www.stcroixhistory.org

River Falls, WI – May 6 – International Migratory Bird Day Festival – Celebrate migratory birds as they make their Spring journey.  Bird enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy hands on educational and fun activities.  http://www.scvbirdclub.com

Polk County, WI. – May 6-7- Earth Arts Spring Tour Spring Art Tour – http://www.earthartswi.org

New Richmond, WI  – May 6- House to House Garage Sale – Enjoy over 100 sales on the first Saturday of May.  (715) 246-2900. http://www.newrichmondchamber.com

Woodville, WI – May 12-14 – Syttende Mai Celebration – Woodville’s Norwegian ancestry is festively commemorated every Spring around May 17th on Syttende Mai, Norway’s Independence Day.  http://www.baldwin-woodvillechamber.org

Hastings, MN – May 13 – Apple Blossom Race – Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center  – call (651) 437-4359, http://www.carpenternaturecenter.org

Afton, MN – May 13-14 – Mother’s Day Lunch & Brunch Cruises – call (651) 436-8883, http://www.stcroixrivercruises.com

Hastings, MN – May 14 – Mother’s Day Tea at Leduc Historic Estate – For reservations call (651) 438-8480.  http://www.leduchistoricestate.org

Osceola, WI – May 14 – Mother’s Day Brunch & Dinner Train Ride – Osceola Train Depot (715) 755-3570,http://www.transportationmuseum.org

Afton, MN. – May 18- Ultimate Girl’s Night Outhttp://www.exploreafton.com

Scandia, MN. – May 27 – Immigrant for a Day Gammelgarden Museum – http://www.gammelgardenmuseum.org (651) 433-5053.

Scandia, MN – May 28 – GammelKyrkan Sunday Worship begins – (651)433-5053 http://www.gammelgardenmuseum.org

Bayport, MN – May 29 – Memorial Day Parade -http://www.ci.bayport.mn.us

Prescott, WI – May 29 – Freedom Park Visitor & Learning Center Openshttp://www.freedomparkwi.org (715)262-0104.



April 2017 Events

Amery, WI – April 1 & 2 – Maplefest at Glenna Farms – For more information www.PolkCountyTourism.com or call 800 -222-POLK.

River Falls, WI – April 7-9 –  Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival – Foot stompin’ Bluegrass, Cajun and Roots music.  FREE music weekend at multiple indoor venues in downtown River Falls.  Sample craft beers and local wines at the Annual Beer & Wine Tasting.  www.RFChamber.com , www.RiverFallsBluegrass.com 715-425-2533.

Afton,MN – April 16 – Easter Brunch Afton House Inn– for reservations call 651-436-8883 or visit www.AftonHouseInn.com

Afton, MN – April 20 – Ultimate Girls Night Out

River Falls, WI – April 22 – Community Barn Dance – 7-10pm – at River Falls Academy.  Featuring Grit Pickers.  Open to anyone, any age, or ability.Professional callers teach each dance class before group dances.  www.RiverFallsCAB.org

Hastings, MN – April 22 –  Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center Bird Festival.  For more information visit www.CarpenterNatureCenter.org or call 651-437-4359.

River Falls, WI – April 29 – Spring Arts Gala – Showcases the work of local artists and serves as a fundraiser for the Community Arts Base.  Dance to live music, enjoy elegant hors d’ oeuvres with a cash bar, raffle and silent auction.  www.RiverFallsCAB.org