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

A Walk with Thoreau: May 21

A Walk with Thoreau: May 21

Thousands of people over the years have found inspiration at the top of Red Wing’s Barn Bluff.  Some have come for the rock formations and geologic wonders, others for the breathtaking vistas of the Upper Mississippi River valley. One visitor to the landmark bluff is notable.  In 1861, celebrated writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau,… Continue Reading

Red Wing Farmers Market: June 4 – October 29

Red Wing Farmers Market: June 4 – October 29

The Red Wing Area Farmers’ Market operates from June through the end of February. During the summer season it is a full weekly market operating Sunday through Saturday. Throughout the summer vendors sell their products Sunday through Friday at the footsteps of City Hall, 315 West 4th Street, 8:00 am – till sold out. SATURDAYS… Continue Reading

2 Contemporary Artists: Art Gallery Shows

2 Contemporary Artists: Art Gallery Shows

Two nationally and internationally recognized artists came to live in Red Wing. Both create abstract art. Beautiful, vibrant, breathtaking abstract art! That’s the beginning of the story. The middle part of the story is that both men visited Red Wing Arts Association Depot Gallery and became acquainted with Dan Guida, Arlene Roth…and each other. Now we are… Continue Reading

Bike Rentals Now Available!

Bike Rentals Now Available!

The St. James Hotel offers bike rentals! Inquire about hourly, daily, or weekly rentals by calling 651-388-2846 or visit the St. James Hotel’s website for more information. Continue Reading

Aretha Franklin Concert: May 28th

Aretha Franklin Concert: May 28th

  The reigning and undisputed “Queen Of Soul” will rule the stage at Treasure Island Resort & Casino for one night only! Don’t miss 18 time Grammy award winner! Ticket information available by calling the box office at 1-877-849-1640. Continue Reading

Spartan Race: June 25th

Spartan Race: June 25th

Spartans are taking over Welch Village– located less than an hour outside the Twin Cities. This Spartan Sprint promises to test racers with a good mixture of 20+ obstacles, challenging ski slopes and hills, and no shortage of early morning fog, mud, water, and wind. Make no mistake, even the bunny hills become quad-searing challenges.… Continue Reading