• St Croix valley Festivals

Saint Croix Valley Festivals

Throughout The Saint 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

Stillwater, MN Ladies Night Out on Main Street May 10

New Richmond, WI House to House Garage Sale – April 5-6

You are invited to come to the charming community of New Richmond, Wisconsin the first week-end in May and enjoy looking for treasures you cannot live without at over 100 garage sales throughout the community.  For more information please contact the New Richmond Chamber of Commerce – 715-246-2900 or visit https://www.newrichmondchamber.com/

River Falls, WI Wings of Spring Bird Festival – May 5

The St. Croix Valley Bird Club (SCVBC) invites you to join us for our 8th annual “Wings of Spring” bird festival held at River Falls City Hall on Saturday May 5, 2018. NEW hours this year are from 8 am to 1 pm. Be sure to bring your own lawn chairs and picnic lunch to wrap up the event with the folk tunes of “Fendrick & Peck”.

This FREE event is held rain or shine and provides something for bird enthusiasts of all ages and experiences.

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES 8:00 – 9:30 am Early Bird Hike along the Kinni Trail
9:30 – 10:00 am Children’s Storytime with Fox Den Books
11:00 – 12:00 pm Live Raptors with Abbey & Joe Krumrie
12:00 – 1:00 pm Folk Musicians – “Fendrick & Peck”

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Backyard Birding Basics, Live Bird Banding Demonstration, Clay Egg Creations, Children’s Crafts, Environmental Partners & Displays

Polk & Burnett County, WI Earth Arts Tour – May 4-6

The members of Earth Arts will be opening their studios for their  Spring Art Tour. May 4 – 6. Art lovers can take a self-guided tour through the Upper St. Croix Valley (Polk & Burnett counties) visiting 28 Tour Stops with over 45 artists at Artist Studios and “Tour Oasis”.  Brochures with maps are available at the Polk County Information Center, located at the corner of Highways 8 and 35 in St. Croix Falls, WI.


Victorian Tea Stillwater, MN – April 28

Victorian Tea at the Historic Courthouse

Multi-course tea, charming table settings, and an entertaining, information program. Soft music in the stately historic courtroom and beautifully-set tables will greet guests as they arrive at this historic site overlooking downtown Stillwater and the St. Croix River.  A delicious multi-course menu provided by Lake Elmo Inn will provide a tasty experience for visitors.

Carpenter Nature Center, Hastings, MN – Masters of the Sky – Feb. 24-25

Presented by the World Bird Sanctuary February 24 & February 25,  1:00 a.m. •  1:00 p.m.•  3:00 p.m. The World Bird Sanctuary staff from St. Louis, Missouri, will be coming to CNC to present a captivating program about birds of prey. Visitors will learn about raptors from around the world. Experience live hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures up close and in free-flight.


For more information please call – (651) 437-4359 or visit

Cabin Fever Classic – New Richmond, WI – Feb.17

Play a 9-hole putt-putt golf course through 9 of the area’s favorite pubs!  All participants will play the 9-hole course, enjoy some drinks and meet new friends.  For more information call (715) 246-2900 or visit http://www.newrichmondchamber.com/

Community Barn Dance – River Falls, WI – Feb. 17

Everyone is invited to the River Falls Academy, come and enjoy dancing to the Gritpickers.  Professional callers teach a dance class before group dance begins.  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. For more information visit – http://www.riverfallscab.org/

Ultimate Girl’s Night Out – Afton, MN – Feb. 15

Come to Afton, MN with your girl friends for great deals on Afton’s Girls Night Out.  For more information visit /http://exploreafton.com/