Plenty to do in Red Wing. From theater, to fine dining, to outside adventures. Choose a category below to explore the many options Red Wing has to offer!

Arts & Entertainment

Red Wing delivers a diverse blend of arts, entertainment, and activities for your pleasure.

Perhaps most recognized among the city’s offerings is the T.B. Sheldon Theatre, founded in 1904. This “glittering jewel box,” as it was called after its 1986 refurbishing, was the first city-owned theater west of the Mississippi. Today, the Sheldon offers year-round events ranging from theater to music, dance to films, comedy to lectures, and more. The theater features local and national performers and also is home to The Sheldon Theatre Brass Band, The Phoenix Theatre, and The Red Wing Singers.

The city’s range of galleries offer the opportunity to view and purchase original art in a variety of media, including watercolors, oils, pastels, and charcoal; glass works; wood crafted items; clay and ceramic pieces; and much more. Galleries feature art from local, regional, and national artists. In addition, citywide festivals, crafts and arts shows, and expositions occur year round!

Red Wing also is known for the Anderson Center, a unique facility set on 330 acres of blufflands dedicated to providing artists, writers, and scholars time and space to focus on their work.

Fun Fact

Red Wing is home to a railroad depot built during 1904 that is still in use today by Amtrak and the Red Wing Visitors and Convention Bureau. The style of the depot was based upon some of the architecture on display at the 1893 Chicago Colombian Exposition.

Aliveo Military Museum

317 Bush Street
Red Wing, MN 55066
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Honor those who have served by stepping back in time and exploring international military memorabilia and history from all over the world and throughout many different time periods. Flags, propaganda, uniforms, weapons, and much, much more. Items on display from many countries, time periods and locations.
Open Friday – Saturday 10AM – 4PM FREE ADMISSION

Anderson Center at Tower View

163 Tower View Drive
A national registered landmark, the Anderson Center’s facility houses a permanent art collection, sculpture garden, studio artists, classes, and retreats. With its International Artist-in-Residence program, permanent art collection, exhibitions, classes, and outdoor sculpture garden, the Anderson Center has been named one of the top artistic destination points by National Geographic Traveler Magazine. Visit our website for annual events. Meeting and rental space available.

Experience the artistry of the Anderson Center first-hand by booking a small-group glass blowing session. Please inquire in advance to allow for individualized scheduling. Note: Glass pieces require a cooling period and may need to stay at the studio for one-two days before transporting. To learn more, please call 651-388-2009.

Goodhue County Historical Society

1166 Oak Street
Established in 1869, Goodhue County Historical Society is the first county historical society in Minnesota. Visitors can find exhibits and a full-service research library and enjoy programs detailing Goodhue County’s rich and vibrant history. Open Tuesday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM, and Sunday 12PM – 4PM. Winter hours (October – April) Tuesday – Friday 9AM – 5PM and Saturday 9AM – 3PM. Closed Monday and holidays.


Pottery Museum of Red Wing

240 Harrison Street
Preserving the history of the clay industries in Red Wing, this museum has more than 6,000 historic pieces of stoneware, art pottery, dinnerware, and folk art to view and enjoy. Come check out our beautiful gift store and take your photo by the world’s largest jugs! Open Tuesday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM; Sunday 11AM – 4PM; closed Monday. Follow us on Facebook!

Red Wing Arts Gallery

418 Levee St
Visit Red Wing’s premiere destination for fine arts and contemporary crafts from over 100 local and regional artists. Find us in the historic train depot right on the Mississippi!

Red Wing Collectors Society

240 Harrison Street, Suite 3
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Do you like stoneware, dinnerware, or pottery that was made in Red Wing? Then the RWCS is for you! Our annual convention is in Red Wing every July. In addition to our event we have a bi-monthly newsletter, networking opportunities, and collector resources. Come join us!

Red Wing Marine Museum

935 Levee Road
Visit one of Red Wing’s oldest buildings, transformed into the most unique museum on the Upper Mississippi River. The Red Wing Marine Museum is home to the largest collection of Red Wing Thorobred Marine Engines, as well as other artifacts and photographs depicting Red Wing’s rich river history. Open in the summer Saturday 12PM – 5PM, as well as during American Queen docking dates and by appointment.

Red Wing Shoe Store & Museum

315 Main Street
Visit the flagship Red Wing Shoe Store to see the world’s largest boot, Red Wing Shoe Museum, and full-floor outlet center.

Sheldon Theatre

443 West Third St.
Built in 1904, this historic performing arts theatre showcases music, dance, theatre, and children’s performances throughout the year. Box office open Wednesday 1PM – 6PM, and Thursday – Saturday 12:30PM – 5PM. For event listings and 24/7 online ticket sales, please visit our website.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

5734 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089
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Every night’s a good night when you live it up at The Island with thousands of slot machines, rows of table games, bingo, poker, live entertainment, dining, full-service salon & spa and luxury resort. Discover your paradise here!


Red Wing’s restaurants, bars, and night clubs offer diners everything from five-course to award-winning meals, from family-friendly settings and fast service to authentic cultural cuisine. Visitors can find meals that are quick and inexpensive, as well as full service and luxurious dining experiences. Whatever you crave, Red Wing’s nearly 50 establishments are at your service to cater to your dining desire!

Family-friendly restaurants abound

Red Wing is known for its locally owned eateries that the entire family will love. Whether you’re looking for casual or formal dining, Red Wing is the place! Partake in well-regarded buffets, sample homemade soups and breads, devour a gourmet sub sandwich, and enjoy real hometown cooking all over Red Wing.

The historic downtown shopping district offers paninis on fresh bakery bread. Nationally recognized chain restaurants are scattered around town, serving up breakfast, burgers, pizza, steak, and take-out options.

Java pick-me-ups

Red Wing visitors in search of caffeine will find several coffee shops with imported and gourmet coffees, lattes, and espressos. Many of these shops also offer bakery items, sandwiches, and unique gifts and cards. Many of the local and nationally recognized coffee shops also offer bakery items and sandwiches–some even offer gifts, cards and eclectic gifts.

Pubs – A great place to relax

If you’re in the mood for a relaxed lunch or dinner, Red Wing’s various pubs have much to choose from. Downtown you will find Jimmy’s Pub, an authentic English pub in the St. James Hotel, complete with cozy booths and a fireplace, as well as many quiet retreats for drinks, appetizers, and dessert. Red Wing visitors can also enjoy locally brewed beers and an extensive wine list in an open atmosphere. Many bars are available throughout the city, offering spirits, beer and wine, and varied menus.

Pizza joints, grills, and other eateries always fit the bill for lunch and dinner

Red Wing’s restaurants make picking a spot for lunch a challenge. There’s something for every taste and plenty to go around! Visitors can enjoy full service at specialty restaurants offering stone-fired pizza, traditional German dishes, Italian meals featuring old family recipes, authentic Mexican dishes, and wood grilled entrees.

For those with limited time, a number of nationally recognized chains offer speedy service for pizza, burgers, tacos, salads and more.

Award-winning restaurants

Red Wing is home to a number of award-winning restaurants, including one recognized five times with a Wine Spectator Award. Those who appreciate fine dining will not be disappointed in Red Wing’s tradition of culinary excellence. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion or even to ring in the new year with friends!

Red Wing restaurateurs committed to your complete dining experience

While Red Wing’s nearly 50 establishments offer a wide array of dining choices, all share a common goal – to make your visit to the city enjoyable and memorable by providing high-quality, friendly service so you can dine in comfort and confidence!

Bayside Tap & Steakhouse

1516 Old West Main Street
Home to the best steaks around, chops, seafood, burgers, salads, and more. Great casual dining with affordable pricing. Full-service bar with professional staff, plus an outdoor patio and upper rooftop deck with a great view of the river. Best wine and martini list in town. Open for lunch and dinner. “Meat and Drink” at Bayside!

Bev’s Café

221 Bush Street
As the oldest restaurant in Red Wing, Bev’s Café is a small-town, full-service café known for their home-style cooking. Open 7 days a week: bright and early for breakfast (served all day!) and staying open through the lunch hour. Additionally, Bev’s is open for dinner on Fridays for their fish fry!

Clara’s Gifts & Coffee

406 Main Street (Inside the St. James Hotel)
Start the day with coffee or grab a quick  bite to go from Clara’s Gifts and Coffee. We proudly serve Starbucks® Coffee!

Falconer Vineyards & Winery

3572 Old Tyler Road
Visit our scenic vineyard nestled in one of Red Wing’s picturesque valleys and enjoy award-winning wine in our tasting room or wood fired pizzas and live music on our deck bistro. Our deck bistro is open Wednesday – Sunday May – October. The tasting room remains open weekends year-round. Great for weddings and events. For current hours, directions, and an entertainment schedule, visit our website.

Flower Valley Vineyard

29212 Orchard Road
Located in the Upper Mississippi Valley wine growing region, our family vineyard and winery can be found just south of Red Wing off Hwy 61. Come and enjoy the beauty of the river bluffs as you walk through our vineyard and taste our award-winning wines. Visit our website or call for seasonal hours.

Jimmy’s Pub

406 Main Street (Inside the St. James Hotel)
Experience an authentic British lounge with a night at Jimmy’s Pub. Ales, wines, and spirits await you behind a handsome mahogany bar, accompanied by a fresh menu of dinner essentials. For a lavish evening escape with an “across-the-pond” feel, visit Jimmy’s Pub on the top floor of the hotel.

Kelly’s Tap House Bar & Grill

1530 Old West Main Street

If you’re looking for craft brews on tap and award-winning American comfort food, all while enjoying spectacular view of the Mississippi River, then Kelly’s Tap House Bar & Grill is the place for you! Enjoy friendly service, daily specials, and the widest selection of taps in town. Like us on Facebook for specials and upcoming events.

Liberty’s Restaurant & Lounge

303 West Third Street
Open daily at 8AM, Liberty’s offers an extensive food selection complete with a kids’ menu and our famous pizza! Plus, we feature Wednesday night pasta buffet, Friday fish fry, and Sunday brunch. Full-menu delivery service and free shuttles available to all Red Wing hotels and marinas. Catering available. Visit our website for more information.

Mandy’s Coffee & Café

419 W Third Street
Mandy’s is an eclectic and comfortable community meeting space featuring local artists and serving all things coffee, organic tea, smoothies, and daily artisan paninis and soups. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 7AM – 5PM.

Marie’s Underground Grill & Tap House

217 Plum Street (Inside the historic Armory Center)
With 14 craft beers on tap and a full menu of specialty pizzas, burgers, and more, Marie’s is “where the locals go for good food and good fun!” Featuring fish fry on Fridays, lunch buffet Tuesday – Friday, and seasonal outdoor seating. Dine in or delivery service. Kitchen hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11AM – 9PM (year-round); Sunday 11AM – 7PM (April – October); Closed Monday. Bar and lounge open later.

Oliver’s Wine Bar

227 Bush Street
If you’re looking for casual comfort in the heart of downtown Red Wing, Oliver’s Wine Bar is the place for you! Offering a variety of wines, beer, nibbles, comfort food, and luscious desserts, you’re sure to find something to tantalize your taste buds!

Perkins Family Restaurant & Bakery

812 Withers Harbor Drive
Conveniently located on Hwy 61 across from the Pottery District, we offer an excellent selection of breakfast entrées, lunch, and dinner entrées, as well as a variety of fresh-baked cookies, muffins, and pies from our own in-store bakery. Open 7 days a week; 24 hours on Friday and Saturday.

Red Wing Brewery

1411 Old West Main Street
The first brewery in Red Wing to open its doors since 1951, Red Wing Brewery is proud to carry on the tradition of small-batch brewing right here in our city. Come check out our own featured craft ales, root beer, guest beers & wines, as well as a menu of handmade pizzas, calzones, and appetizers.

Red’s Savoy Pizza

222 Bush Street

Great pizza, salads, appetizers, and pastas served in a casual setting. Full bar, daily specials. Order online and have it delivered!

Smokin’ Oak Rotisserie & Grill

4243 Highway 61
651-388-YUMM (9866)
Take a ride on the River Road to the Smokin’ Oak! Enjoy the unique flavor of wood-fired meats and a full bar at this roadside rotisserie and grill! Offsite catering and banquet rooms available. 


219 Bush Street
Staghead Gastropub is a full-service restaurant in the heart of historic Red Wing. Staghead offers a chef-driven menu, using locally-sourced food and offering an outstanding selections of craft beers and wines. Lunch and dinner are available Monday – Saturday.

The Port

406 Main Street (Inside the St. James Hotel)
Elevate your dining experience with cuisine rooted on the seasons of the Midwest. Inspired by global influences, skillfully prepared dishes reflect the bounty of local producers, as well as some of the finest produce found throughout the US. Taste your way through this cultured atmosphere with our scotch collection or a bottle of wine.

The Veranda

406 Main Street (Inside the St. James Hotel)
Dine in style for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (in season) at the Veranda. Panoramic views of the Mississippi River set the scene for a truly unique experience with both indoor and outdoor seating. A globe-hopping menu includes recreated breakfast favorites, coastal Californian cuisine, Mediterranean-fusion appetizers, and indulgent desserts and cocktails.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino

5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd

From home-style favorites at Currents Restaurant and our famous all-you-can-eat Tradewinds Buffet, to the upscale Tado Steakhouse and its teppanyaki dining experience, you can satisfy all your cravings at Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Discover more at our website.


Red Wing’s one-of-a-kind shops are a refreshing break. Its unique galleries, specialty merchants, antique stores, and boutiques please a variety of visitors. Red Wing delivers shopping venues housed in Victorian homes, historic Main Street storefronts, and a renovated pottery factory with river views and valley vistas.

When founded, Red Wing became known for its pottery, agricultural goods, and manufacturing, including of Red Wing Shoes. Today it is internationally known for its pottery and manufacturing. Visitors from around the globe visit the city to watch pottery being made today as it was in the mid-1800s. Red Wing also is known for its antique galleries and unique shopping.

Main Street District shops in historic buildings

The Main Street District is home to galleries, garden shops, and other boutiques. You’ll find jardinières, trellises, and gardening tools; Minnesota-grown food products such as baking mixes, jams, and jellies; Native American jewelry and pottery; log furniture; and health foods, organic beauty products, and more.

Downtown District boutiques

Visit the Downtown District for unique shopping experiences. You’ll find women’s clothing, menswear, home décor, an independent bookstore, Red Wing shoes – the shoes that made the city famous – and Scandinavian clothing, jewelry, and other wares.

Antiques around every corner

Antique stores are scattered throughout Red Wing from the historic Pottery District between Levee Road and Old West Main Street to the Downtown District. Some shops have a focus on pottery with everything from tableware and serving dishes to mixing bowls and crocks. You’ll discover Red Wing was on display at the 1893 Chicago Colombian Exposition.

Annadee’s Closet

321 Potter Street
Annadee’s Closet offers quality consignment, home decor, collectibles, and furniture. All proceeds go to Red Wing Area Seniors, Inc. Open Monday – Friday 10AM – 5PM and Saturday 9AM – 2PM. 

Backwoods Framing & Engraving

405 W Third Street
Offering the very best in personalized gifts, Red Wing souvenirs, and artwork/custom framing. We also stock professional quality art supplies, essential oils, diffusers, and diffuser jewlery. Many items are one of a kind; designed, produced, and personalized in-store. Inventory is ever-changing! Stop in for a FREE gift!

Boxrud’s Resale and Gifts

417 Main St Street
Immerse yourself in 6,000 square feet of consignment heaven. Offering gently used furniture and home decor PLUS one of a kind giftables from local artists and upcycled furniture.

Buchanan Grocery

512 Buchanan Street
Family owned since 1955, Buchanan is know for their top-quality meats & fish, full line of groceries, deli, and fresh produce. Specialty and organic foods also available. Come in for great service! Delivery available. For more information, find Buchanan Grocery on Facebook.

Clementine Flowers

Inside the St. James Shopping Court
406 Main Street
Locally-sourced fresh flowers and artisan crafted gifts.

Cut Above Home

320 W. Third Street
Exceptional style … Excellent prices… Quality home décor, kitchenware, and accessories.

Duluth Trading Company

307 Main Street
Get the job done with innovative and problem-solving men’s and women’s workwear from Duluth Trading company. Not only do we have the tough, capable clothing you need but we also stock ingenious tools, gadgets, organizers, apothecary, and useful specialty gear. Even better, check out the outlet center for year-round savings! Stop in today!

Fair Trade Books

320 Bush Street
Enjoy a visit to this beautiful, historic downtown building with its great selection of new and used books. You’ll have a memorable experience – everyone’s first book is a gift from Fair Trade! The bookstore hosts frequent events, plus offers other gift items, and is open every day. New styles of unique socks now available!

Featherstone Pottery

31998 – 210th Avenue
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The skilled hands of two brothers bring you an unending stream of functional stoneware. With emphasis on color, texture, and shape, each unique piece is sure to be a welcome, eye-catching addition to your table. Join us for our Annual Fall Sale in early November. Visit our Facebook page for a peek at merchandise, updates on our annual kiln firing, to stay connected, and more!

Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouse

317 Bush Street (Gift Shop)
785 Hallstrom Drive (Greenhouse)
Celebrating 131 years in business, you can expect quality-grown plants, stunning flowers, unique gifts, and more from Hallstrom’s! Stop by the downtown location for gourmet ice cream, fine chocolates, candy, gifts, fresh-cut flowers. and arrangements.

Island Fireworks

N1597 County Road VV
Hager City, WI  54014
Take a small trek across the river and make a big bang with fireworks at factory direct prices! A knowledgeable and friendly staff, large selections, and unique gift items makes Island Fireworks more than just fireworks! Like us on Facebook for hours and seasonal specials!


215 Bush Street
Unique men’s specialty store including big & tall menswear, old fashion service, and ambiance. Hours are Monday–Saturday 9AM to 5PM, Thursday 9AM to 8PM.

Kiki’s Simple Abundance

318 Bush Street
“Your local health food store,” supplying local buffalo, free-range chickens and eggs, organic produce, supplements, beauty products, and bulk items. Customers become friends! Open Monday-Saturday.

Larry’s Jugs

1811 Old West Main Street
Stop by this specialty pottery store to find crocks, jugs, bowls, antiques, and more! Open Thursday-Sunday 10AM-5PM April-December and Tuesday-Sunday from 10AM-5PM June through August. Follow Larry’s Jugs on Facebook to see their ever-changing inventory!

Pottery Museum of Red Wing

Located in the Pottery Place Annex
240 Harrison Street
Preserving the history of the clay industries in Red Wing, this museum has more than 6,000 historic pieces of stoneware, art pottery, dinnerware, and folk art to view and enjoy. Come check out our beautiful gift store and take your photo by the world’s largest jugs! Open 9AM-5PM Tuesday-Saturday; 11AM-4PM Sunday; closed Monday. Follow the Pottery Museum of Red Wing on Facebook!

Red Wing Farmers Market

Summer Location:
Sunday–Friday at 4th Street & Bush Street
Saturday 8AM to 1PM at the Train Depot at 420 Levee Street
Winter Location
Saturday 9AM-12PM at Sargent’s Nursery at 3352 N Service Drive
Find locally-grown food, fresh bakery, and artisan crafts in Red Wing throughout the year! June-October, 8AM-1PM, our large outdoor Saturday market at the Depot is bustling with vendors, music, food trucks, and kids’ activities, as well as offering EBT/SNAP; Sunday-Friday we are set up outside City Hall. The market moves inside the greenhouses at Sargent’s Nursery on Saturday November-April operating from 9AM-12PM.

Red Wing Arts Gallery

418 Levee St
Visit Red Wing’s premiere destination for fine arts and contemporary crafts from over 100 local and regional artists. Find us in the historic train depot right on the Mississippi!

Red Wing Stoneware & Pottery

4909 Moundview Drive
Red Wing pottery has been an American tradition for over a century. Today we carry on the iconic legacy producing a variety of traditional as well as contemporary pieces. Retail store open daily.

Red Wing Shoe Store

315 Main Street
Visit the flagship Red Wing Shoe Store to see the world’s largest boot, Red Wing Shoe Museum, and full-floor outlet center.

Sargent’s Nursery

3352 North Service Drive
Beautiful plants and incredible landscapes–that’s what Sargent’s Nursery does! Full-service garden center, greenhouse, and landscape business. Shop for giftware, garden art, planting supplies, and more! Check out our website for seminar dates and inspiration.

St. James Shopping Court

406 Main Street (Inside the St. James Hotel)

The Levee
Unique jackets, sportswear, special occasion clothing, and Blue Willi’s.

Refined Skin Medi-Spa
Skin care, massage, botox, liposuction, and laser procedures.

Creative fashion with a traditional flare!

Tree Strings, LLC

1508 Old W Main Street
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New and used guitars and other fretted instruments. Full line of musical accessories. Custom guitars and other fretted instruments built right here in our shop! We also build tube amplifiers and service all manner of musical electronics.

Uffda Shop

202 Bush Street
Find Scandinavian gifts. Open seven days a week. Shop 24/7 on our website or call to request a free catalog!

Walt’s Shoe Service

312 W 4th Street
We sell ‘em and repair ‘em! Your source for authentic Red Wing shoes, work boots, and old-fashioned customer service since the 1940s! Need a repair? We can take care of your footwear and so much more! Check out our selection of factory seconds. Open Monday-Saturday.

Whimsy’s Closet

207 Bush Street
Find wearable, wonderful and whimsical women’s clothing, accessories, and more at Whimsey’s Closet in historic downtown Red Wing!

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