Welcome to Red Wing Minnesota!

Welcome to one of the most unique and charming places to visit along the Mississippi River. From our beautiful bluffs, abundance of outdoor activities, historic sites and world famous boots and pottery, Red Wing offers a one-of-a-kind getaway. Whether you choose to hike Barn Bluff, bike the Cannon Valley Trail, picnic on Memorial Bluff, visit our wineries and brewery, play golf, dine in our restaurants, or shop in one of our many locally owned antique stores, art galleries or boutique shops, you're sure to enjoy your visit. Treat yourself to a getaway and be surrounded by natural beauty, historic sites and unique small town character.

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Halloween Events: October 27-29

Halloween Events: October 27-29

Friday, October 27: Halloween Party – Kids Quest at Treasure Island 6:00pm-11:00pm – Mystery Box Game and Witches Hat Ring toss. For more information call the center at (651) 385-6300. Fall Fest at the YMCA 6:30pm – Join us for Fall Fest to play carnival games, make arts & crafts, play creepy games, jump in the inflatable castle… Continue Reading

Pumpkins at the Depot: October 24-31

Pumpkins at the Depot: October 24-31

Come marvel at over 100 carved pumpkins on display adjacent to the Historic Depot in downtown Red Wing. Lighting Ceremony will be held at 5:45 on October 24. Bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Red Wing Area Food Shelf. This is a collaborative event hosted by Master Carver Bill Habedank and Red… Continue Reading

Junior Brown at Sheldon Theatre: October 22

Junior Brown at Sheldon Theatre: October 22

“[His] revisionist western swing…songs have a cheeky quality that’s as timely and infectious as his picking.” – Rolling Stone “[He’s] a guitar god, but he’s also one funny guy.” – Chicago Tribune With his unique voice, more unique song writing, and even more unique double necked “Guit-Steel” guitar (of his own invention), there has absolutely… Continue Reading

Exhibit: There is a Ladder, Curated by Cate Whittemore through November 30

Exhibit: There is a Ladder, Curated by Cate Whittemore through November 30

The Anderson Center presents There Is A Ladder: Reaching for the Unknown exhibition, curated by acclaimed artist Cate Whittemore.  Delving into the unknown is an aspect of original creative work in a wide array of arts disciplines, including the sciences. To follow the gleam of an idea to its eventual realization requires a sustained leap… Continue Reading

Bike Rentals

Bike Rentals

See Red Wing by bike! Now you can rent bikes from Red Wing Bicycle Co. & Outfitter and the St. James Hotel. Inquire about hourly, daily, or weekly rentals by calling: Red Wing Bicycle Co. & Outfitter: 651-327-2515 or visit Red Wing Bicycle’s website, http://www.redwingbicycleco.com/ St. James Hotel: 651-388-2846 or visit the St. James Hotel’s website for… Continue Reading

Broken Paddle Guiding Offers Canoe Tours

Broken Paddle Guiding Offers Canoe Tours

Get in touch with the beauty of the outdoors with one – or more – tours. Choose among Flooded Forest, Sunset Beach, Raptor, Hidden River, or Kayaking 101. Call 651-955-5222 or visit http://brokenpaddleguiding.com/ for more information. Continue Reading

Red Wing Farmers Market: June 3 – October 28

Red Wing Farmers Market: June 3 – October 28

Find the freshest, locally-grown produce at our market as well as bakery goods and artisan crafts throughout the year! June – October, 8am – 1pm our large outdoor Saturday Market at the Depot is bustling with vendors, music, food trucks and kid’s activities as well as offering EBT/SNAP; Sun. – Fri we are set up… Continue Reading

Exhibit: Coming of Age: The 1968 Generation April 29 – November 11

Exhibit: Coming of Age: The 1968 Generation April 29 – November 11

  Growing up amidst political turmoil and revolutionary social change had a lasting impact on teens in the late 1960s. This special exhibit looks at the pivotal events–both far away and close to home–that forever shaped the lives of this generation. Traveling exhibit from the Minnesota Historical Society. On view April 29 – November 11, 2017.… Continue Reading