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Mark Your Calendar

Signature Events

Mark your calendar! We have fantastic area events that celebrate our history, community, music, art, and natural resources.

PLEASE NOTE THAT UPCOMING EVENTS MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC WE WILL TRY OUR BEST TO KEEP OUR EVENT CALENDAR AS UP TO DATE AS POSSIBLE.

 

 

 

St. Croix Falls Farmer’s Market

Saturdays, May-October from 10 am to 1 pm. 2020 opening day is May 23rd.
Held Saturday mornings, May through October, on the Library Plaza. Each week, our local Farmer’s Market features seasonal fresh produce and goods from area farmers and vendors.
SCF Library Plaza
230 S Washington Street
www.stcroixfallsfarmersmarket.org
 
 

St. Croix Valley Pottery Tour

May 8, 9, & 10 2020 ONLINE SALE!

The tour will not take place in the potter’s studios this year. Please join them for the ONLINE SALE!

www.minnesotapotters.com
 

Earth Arts Spring Art Tour

2020 EVENT CANCELED

Earth Arts unites artists and artisans in the upper St. Croix valley to promote creativity, mutual support and awareness of the arts. The members  organize and promote special events such as the annual Spring Art Tour and Fall Salon Art Exhibition. Many Earth Arts members teach classes throughout the year.

www.eartharts.org

 
 

Falls Sampler

2020 EVENT CANCELED
Enjoy an evening of fun, music, and sampling fine foods and beverages from around the St. Croix Valley. Located at the Polk County Fairgrounds. A Falls Chamber Signature Event!
800 E. Louisiana Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024
www.fallschamber.org
 
 
 

Spring Awakenings Celebration

2020 EVENT CANCELED
A weekend of BICYCLES, BOOKS & BIRDS IN  St. Croix Falls, WI.
 
 

Woolly Bike Club Mountain Bike Race

2020 EVENT CANCELED
 
A full day of racing on the MTB trails. Spectators welcome!
www.woollybikeclub.com
 
 
 

City of Trails Festival

2020 EVENT CANCELED
 
Farmers Market, Kids’ and Literary Activities, Hiking, Biking, and more.

 

 

City of Trails Trailrun

2020 EVENT CANCELLED
Explore the historic Ice Age Trail System and run along the beautiful St. Croix River in St.Croix Falls, WI. Run, walk or hike our 5K, 10K, 13.1 mile Half Marathon, and (NEW in 2019) FULL MARATHON routes in our very own “City of Trails.” Fun for the whole family!
www.cityoftrailsrace.com

Music on the Overlook

Fridays: June through August:
Starting July 17, 2020
FREE Friday outdoor concert series at the St. Croix River overlook in downtown St. Croix Falls, WI.
NEW START TIME for 2020: 6:00 pm
Severson Memorial Overlook Park, downtown St. Croix Falls

210 North Washington Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024

REMEMBER: IF RAIN MOST SHOWS GO TO THE DALLES HOUSE TAVERN STAGE – 720 S VINCENT STREET IN ST CROIX FALLS, WI 54024 (CORNER OF HWY 8 AND HWY 35). Rain location for The Memories and Elvis Tribute will be the St. Croix Falls Senior Center.

Music @ Franconia

 
Summer Saturdays 2pm-6pm
JULY 11, 2020
AUGUST 22, 2020
Toe-tapping family fun in our outdoor earthen amphitheater amidst the sculpture exhibition.
Franconia Sculpture Park
29836 St. Croix Trail, Shafer, MN
www.franconia.org

Wannigan Days-River Spirit Celebration

2020 EVENT CANCELED
 
A favorite community event! Expanded Parade, Classic Rock Music Tribute Concerts, Giant Fun Kid’s Zone, Fire Department Water Games and Dunk Tank, Talent Show, and More!

www.wannigans.com

Polk County Fair

2020 EVENT CANCELED
A tradition of county fair fun for the whole family! Located at the Polk County Fairgrounds.
800 E. Louisiana Street
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024
www.polkcountyfair.com

Falls Music Festival featuring Chris Kroeze

EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR SUMMER 2021!
Ribs, Music, and Family FUN! A Falls Chamber of Commerce Signature Event. Music, food & FUN! Get ready for the RIB COOK-OFF! 2020 featuring Chris Kroeze!
Event Venue: Polk County Fairgrounds
St. Croix Falls, WI 54024
www.fallschamber.org
 
 
 

St. Croix Falls AutumnFest

2020 EVENT TBD (2019 was October 3, 2019, 9 am – 3 pm)

St. Croix Falls Library Plaza

The mission of St. Croix Falls Autumn Fest is to capture our unique sense of place, awaken the creative potential of the St. Croix Valley and explore self-sufficient and sustainable models of community development. It is a fun, family-oriented celebration of the changing season. You’ll find beautiful views along the Scenic St. Croix River with an art fair, live music, kids activities, and more. Join in on the city-wide group photo at 10 am at the Library Plaza in St. Croix Falls, WI to celebrate International SMILE day!!!
 
 

The Gandy Dancer Trail Marathon

2020 EVENT TBD (2019 was October 12)
A FULL marathon, HALF marathon, four-person RELAY marathon, and 5K in one event!
The race starts in Luck, WI
www.gandymarathon.com

 

Mammoth Gravel Classic Bike Event

2020 EVENT TBD

A free unsupported adventure gravel ride with 30, 70, or 100-mile distances.

Taylors Falls Lighting Festival

Starts the Friday after Thanksgiving and runs through the weekend.

2020 TBD ( 2019 was November 29, 30 & December 1)

The Lighting Festival is held each Thanksgiving weekend when families are home for the beginning of the holiday season. The official opening is the Friday, 6 PM grand lighting of the main street and Santa Parade including floats, Arnold the large walking puppet, school children, music and more, with Santa arriving in the last unit of the 25-minute parade.
Taylors Falls, MN
www.lightingfestival.com

Rivertown Holiday-St. Croix Falls, WI

First weekend in December

2020 TBD  (2019 was Saturday, December 7, 2019)

The first weekend of December – a time to celebrate the season as a community, and support our local businesses. Visit with Santa, enjoy the sights and sounds, shop, eat, bring a donation for those in need, and spend a day downtown.
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