Events

Last fall, artists and art lovers gathered at the historic Stillwater riverfront for this juried event that’s been celebrated for over 30 years. Artwork on display included custom made jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, blown glass, paintings, photography, fiber art, woodworking and much more.

During the Mississippi River flood of 1965, 12 motorcyclists decided to ride 90 miles in the rain down Highway 61 to Winona to help sandbag the town.

Every March for the past 14 years, the Bed & Breakfast Inns of the Scenic St. Croix River Valley has put on Chocolate March, offering attendees the chance to tour historic inns while enjoying quality chocolate treats at each stop.

This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, and downtown Stillwater businesses will be celebrating all weekend long by offering specials. Shops and restaurants along Main Street will offer deals, and horse-drawn carriages will take lovebirds on rides along the St. Croix River.

Many are known to brave the cold and enjoy winter activities like hiking and skiing, but few can say they’ve done so at night—or by candlelight.

Beautifully decorated for the holidays, the Aurora Staples Inn in Stillwater will open its doors to guests during a series of three open-house events.

This holiday season, beginning Nov. 27, downtown Stillwater will be a twinkling, festive backdrop for events and activities for people of all ages.

To kick off Halloween, Stillwater has created the Trick-or-Treat on Main Street event. The party runs from noon to 4 p.m. on October 24 and 25.

Everyone knows that Chilkoot Hill in Stillwater is incredibly steep.

On a series of Wednesdays throughout the summer, a crowd will gather in Stillwater’s Lowell Park to enjoy classic cars.

Nothing sets the scene for a good mystery like glowing streetlamps, shadows on the river and a cocktail in hand. That’s what you’ll find at the Totally Criminal Cocktail Hour hosted by Valley Bookseller in Stillwater.

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