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.

What's Happening

Bluffs & Brews: Canoeing the Vermillion River: August 26

Bluffs & Brews: Canoeing the Vermillion River: August 26

Bluffs & Brews is a collaborative program between the Red Wing Environmental Learning Center and the Goodhue County Historical Society that began in 2015. First, the group explores a local history topic through an engaging presentation and Q & A session. Immediately after, the group explores the outdoors, specifically a local area that represents the… Continue Reading

Family Music Festival at Hobgoblin: August 19

Family Music Festival at Hobgoblin: August 19

FREE and EVERYONE WELCOME! Live music, food, face painting, games, kite flying, and a drum circle! FREE cookies from Hanisch Bakery and Coffee Shop!! #nom and fun games from ArtReach! Come have some fun and find out what UMC is all about. They day will feature UMC staff and student performances, UMC staff mini clinics,… Continue Reading

Melissa Etheridge and Dr. John at Treasure Island: August 18

Melissa Etheridge and Dr. John at Treasure Island: August 18

With her raspy vocals, full-throttle concerts and rocking guitar skills, Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. Don’t miss Melissa Etheridge and massive hits like “I’m the Only One,” “Come to My Window,” and “I Want to Come Over” live with Dr. John August 18 at The Island. Must be 16 years… 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

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

Red Wing Water Park Open June 4 – August 25

Red Wing Water Park Open June 4 – August 25

Summer officially begins when the Red Wing Water Park opens for the season! Enjoy the zero-depth entry pool, large slides, tot water feature, water mushroom, deck chairs, sun umbrellas, and a tot playground. Open 12pm-7pm daily. Discount coupon books, season passes, 2-for-Tuesdays, and Friday “Buck” Night (4:00-7:00) deals are available, plus Sunday Family Specials, birthday… 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