• 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

Winterfest – Balsam Lake, WI – Feb. 10

Fun Winter activities, great food, 4 x 4 ice drag races, ice bowling, minnow races, ice bowling, minnow races, kids games pond hockey, polar plunge – could you wish for more?!   call – 800-222-7655 or visit  http://co.polk.wi.us/tourism

Afton House Inn Sweetheart Wine Dinner – Afton, MN. – Feb.9

Bring your Sweetheart to the historic Afton House Inn for a romantic gourmet dinner.   Call – 651-436-8883 for reservations.   https://aftonhouseinn.com/

Winter Carnival – Luck, WI – Feb. 9-11

Come out and celebrate Winter with the folks in Luck!  Fun activities for the whole family. For more information visit:  http://co.polk.wi.us/tourism

Afton House Inn Afton, MN Sweetheart Wine Dinner Feb. 9, 2018

Enjoy a romantic dinner with your sweetheart at the Historic Afton House Inn.  For reservations, please call – 651-436-8883. https://aftonhouseinn.com/

Annual Chili & Oyster Feed – Jan. 20, 2018

Clear Lake, WI – Jan. 20 – Annual Fireman’s Oyster & Chili Feed, Clear Lake Community Center. For more information call 1-800-222-7655, Polk County Tourism

Ultimate Girls Night Out – Jan. 18, 2018

Afton, MN. – Jan. 18 – Come to Afton for great deals and fun with friends. For more information   visit Explore Afton

Vinterfest Fun Day – Jan. 7, 2018

Vinterfest/Fun Day – Great family fun. Amery, Wisconsin – for more information please call 715-268-8650 visit: http://www.co.polk.wi.us/tourism

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.