Events

Power-sports enthusiasts gather from around the country and the world to attend the Hay Days festival every year, but the spectacle will be even greater this time for the 50th anniversary.

Go to college to be in the rodeo. That’s right: In addition to working toward their four-year degrees, every year at the University of Wisconsin–River Falls Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo, more than 300 college students participate in professional rodeo performances.

Take a 5k vacation by registering for the Color Run, coming to the Twin Cities on July 10!

In its 39th year, the Rivertown Art Festival returns to Lowell Park in Stillwater for two days of art, food and fun June 4 and 5. The community event features more than 100 local artists and vendors, making it the St.

For the past 16 years, book lovers from across the Midwest have made their way to Gunflint Lodge in Grand Marais for a long weekend of reading, discussion and scenery.

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.

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