• 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.

September Events in Valley

 Event Highlights

Sept. 8-9 – River Falls, WI – 2017 Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo – Falcon Frontier Intercollegiate Rodeo Association presents an amazing Wild West Adventure at UW-River Falls.  www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/FalconFrontierDaysRodeo.cfm

Sept. 9 – Osceola, WI – Wings & Wheels – FREE Admission – Just as the leaves start turning colors, Osceola proudly presets one of the premier automotive & aircraft gatherings in the Midwest. (800)222-POLK.http://www.polkcountytourism.com

Sept. 9- River Falls, WI. – Art on the Kinni One of the Region’s most picturesque art fairs right along the Kinnickinnic River.  Showcasing unique handcrafted items from 60 local and regional artists, day-long music , food vendors & art activities.http://www.riverfallscab.org

Sept. 9 – Scandia, MN. – Gammelgarden Museum – Running of the Meatballs at Scandia TACO DAZE – For information call – 651-433-5053 or visit http://www.gammelgardenmuseum.org

Sept. 9-10 – Hastings, MN. – Civil War Weekend Leduc Historic Estate -For more information call – 651-438-8480 or visit http://www.leduchistoricestate.org

Sept. 16- Bayport, MN. – Derby Days and Taste of Bayport – For more information visit www.ci.bayport.wi.us

Sept. 16-17 – River Falls, WI. Bacon Bash – Celebrate all things bacon!  FREE family-friendly event with bacon-inspired food booths, cook-offs, & pig-themed contests, live music, arts & crafts fair, microbrews & more.  For more information call -715-425-2533 or visithttp://www.riverfallsbaconbash.com

Sept. 17 – River Falls, WI. – Car Cruze In – Classic cars, rat rods, motorcycles and other show vehicles cruise historic Main Street.  For more information call – 715-425-2533 or visit www.rfchamber.com

Sept. 21 – Afton, MN. – The Ultimate Girl’s Night Out – For more information visit www.exploreafton.com

Sept. 22-24 – New Richmond, WI. – Heritage Days – Celebrating a rich cultural heritage with exhibits, live music & family activities.  For more information call – 715-246-2900 or visit www.newrichmondchamber.com

Sept. 23- – Hastings, MN. – Carpenter St. Croix Valley Nature Center – Raptor Release – For more information call – 651-437-4359 of visit www.carpenternaturecenter.org

Sept. 23-24 – River Falls, WI. – Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour – Find one-of-a-kind pieces, meet local artists and get an inside look at the working of a studio.  www.westernwisconsinpotterytour.com

Sept. 23-24 – Hudson, WI. – Spirit of St. Croix Art Festival – Celebrate the beauty of the St, Croix River and the historic river town of Hudson.  Over 90 juried artists will gather in Hudson’s Lakefront Park for this 2 day event.  For more information call – 715-386-8411 or visit www.discoverhudsonwi.com

Sept. 23-24 – Afton, MN.Afton Art in the Park – 100+ vendors, live music, great food, wine & beer garden and kid’s art pavilion. Visit –  www.exploreafton.com


For additional events in the Valley please visit Things to Do.