• St Croix valley Festivals

St Croix Valley Festivals

Throughout The St. Croix Valley and throughout the year communities celebrate with festivals and fairs, and a wide variety of other events.   Music Festivals, Car Cruise In’s, Ethnic Festivals, County Fairs, Art Walks, and City Wide Garage Sales — Events & Festivals range from the quirky to the quintessential.

Sampling of Valley Festivals, Events & other Fun Stuff

March 2017 Events

River Falls, WI – March 3 – Fly Fishing Festival – Hosted by the River Falls Fly Fishing Festival and Lund’s Fly Shop.  All proceeds benefit the Kinnickinnic River Land Trust.  Pre-event social gathering includes food and beverage, local artists, fly tying demos from some great local tiers.  Raffle and silent auction.  www.LundsFlyShop.com

River Falls, WI  – March 3-5 & 10-12 – Vintage Charm Tour – Come and enjoy a new eclectic Spring shopping tour!  Each attendee will receive a FREE sharm from participating shops.  www.facebook.com/VintageCharmTour

River Falls, WI – March 7 – Bowls For Hope – Held in the Riverview Ballroom at UW-River Falls.  www.UWRF.edu/BowlsForHope

 Afton, MN – March 16 – Ultimate Girls Night Outwww.ExploreAfton.com

Stillwater, MN – March 17 – Outing Lodge St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Live Music – 6:30pm-10:00pm.  Dress up in your best green outfit and come celebrate this Irish holiday at Outing Lodge.  Singer-songwriter NiciPeper(www.nicipeper.com) will perform live at 7:30.  Enjoy a buffet dinner with a beer or glass of wine included.  Cash bar will be open.  Menu includes:  Irish Shepard’s pie, roasted root vefies, Irish sheese and breads, a dessert buffet, tea or coffee.  Ticket – $45 per person.  www.Outinglodge.com call 651-439-9747.

New Richmond, WI – March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day Parade – Come celebrate like an Irishman at this slightly irrevernt event in downtown New Richmond. www.NewRichmondChamber.com , 715-246-2900.

River Falls, WI – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration – Kicks off with the Pot O’ Gold Medallion Hunt.  Potato Soup Cook-off with sampling at area businesses.  Bed races and a poker walk.  www.RFChamber.com ,715-425-2533.

River Falls, WI – March 18 – Community Barn Dance – 7pm – 10pm at the River Falls Academy.  Featuring Rush River Ramblers.  Open to anyone, any age, or ability.  Professional callers teach each dance class before group dances.  www.RiverFallsCAB.org

River Falls, WI – March 24 – Relay for Life of Pierce County – River Falls High School at 818 Cemetary Road.  www.facebook.com/RFRelayForLife  www.RelayForLife.org

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