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Welcome to

Red Wing!

In your hands you now have everything you need to make your visit to our scenic rivertown a trip to remember. Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau Located inside the Historic Train Depot 420 Levee Street | Red Wing, MN 55066

(651) 385-5934 | 1-800-498-3444

Email for Information: VisitorsCenter@RedWing.org

www.RedWing.org Are you ready for a fun getaway?

Looking for natural beauty, lots of activities, historic businesses and sites with small town charm? This guide will

help you plan a trip to explore, relax, learn and be entertained. We are located on the Mississippi River between the Minneapolis/ St. Paul metro and Rochester; just a pretty drive away. The river is the backdrop for gorgeous views from our bluffs and parks which are accessible by car, foot, and bike. And you can get out on the water too; paddle a canoe, kayak or stand-up-paddle board on the backwaters or gas up the boat to discover nature up close. Our bluffs are a natural playground for the adventurous. Hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, golfing, skiing, snowboarding and disc golf are all part of exciting activities you can do on your trip to Red Wing. Our rich culture and history draw visitors from all around the world. Take in a show at the historic Sheldon Theatre, walk through the sculpture garden and see famous artists’ works at The Anderson Center, and buy a

variety of paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry and more from local artists at the Red Wing Arts Association Depot Gallery. History buffs will love the architecture, trains and Goodhue County History Center for exhibits and information about the geography and people of the area. Our other museums are a great chance to see special features that are unique to this area. The St. James Hotel is a great place to step back in time as it preserves much of its original historic detailing. Of course you can’t miss seeing the World’s Largest Boot at the flagship Red Wing Shoe store, and make sure to see the pottery that made this area famous at Red Wing Stoneware, antique stores and the Pottery Museum of Red Wing. Thank you for considering Red Wing as a destination. We appreciate your interest and hope you have a wonderful time in our community. We hope to see you soon. Happy travels,

Arloa Bach

Executive Director Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau

Arts & Entertainment ................ 9 Directory ..................... 10

Museums .................... 12

Directory .................... 15

Outdoor Activities ........ 16 Directory .................... Things to Do .............. Hiking Trails ............... Walking Tours ............. Parks & Amenities ......

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City Map ................ 24-25 Lodging ....................... 27

Directory ..................... 29 Bed & Breakfasts ......... 30

Event Spaces .............. 31 Dining .......................... 32

Directory ..................... 34 Brewery/Wineries ......... 35

Shopping ..................... 36

Things to Do .............. 39 Directory .................... 40

Around the Area ........... 41

Directory ..................... 44

Community Services .... 45 Worship Directory ........ 46 Services Directory ........ 47

How to Get Here ........... 47 3


Red Wing City Information: Zip Code: 55066 Area Code: 651 Coordinates: 44.5667ºN, 92.5333ºW County: Goodhue Elevation: 750 ft. above sea-level Land Area: 34.60 sq. mi. (2010 census)

Persons per Square Mile: 475.7 (2010 census)

Population: 16,459 (2010 census)

No. of Households: 7,017 (2010 census)

No. of Businesses: 1,387 (2007)

In Case of Emergency, Dial 911 Red Wing Police Department 430 West Sixth Street (651) 267-2600 (non-emergency) Hours: 8am–4:30pm Monday through Friday

Red Wing Fire Department

420 Plum Street (651) 388-7141 (non-emergency) Hours: 8am–5pm Monday through Friday

City of Red Wing

City Hall | 315 West Fourth Street (651) 385-3600 www.Red-Wing.org

Red Wing Port Authority

419 Bush Street | (651) 385-3620 www.RedWingPortAuthority.org

Red Wing Chamber of Commerce 439 Main Street | (651) 388-4719 www.RedWingChamber.com

Downtown Main Street

207 East Ave | (651) 385-7850 www.DowntownRedWing.org

Local Radio

KWNG 105.9FM | KCUE 1250AM

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With so much to offer, your trip to Red Wing simply cannot be done in a day. Let us help you plan a trip to Red Wing for...


Red Wing offers an

Abundance of Activities ...a Weekend Getaway.

...a Corporate Retreat.

...a Family Vacation.

...a Gathering or Gala.

...a Romantic Rendezvous.

...a Spontaneous Road Trip.

Whether it’s by yourself or with your friends, choose Red Wing to help you escape from your everyday life. What we lack in lines and rush hour traffic, we make up for in small-town charm and historic appeal. Our quaint rivertown can help you relax, reset, and recharge from your busy life.

There are plenty of family-friendly activities in Red Wing! You can find playgrounds and trails, tours and events year-round. Whether you have a family of four or fourteen, we offer lodging, dining, outdoor activities, museums, and more that accommodate and appeal to those of all ages, interests, and abilities.

Plan some alone time with just you and your better half. Red Wing is the perfect destination for couples with comfortable lodging, fine dining, and local music scene. You can also take classes together, meander through art galleries, and take in breathtaking views of the city from atop the bluffs.

Get away from “corporate America” by bringing your work (and your colleagues) to Red Wing. Meetings, seminars, team-building – you name it, we can accommodate it. Appreciate the fresh ideas one can only expect when they get out of the office!

From birthday parties and reunions to banquets and weddings, no event is too big or too small to be held here. With more than 40 meeting spaces available – both indoor and out – plus a variety of dining and lodging options, Red Wing is the perfect place to host your next private event.

Don’t have time to plan your visit ahead of time? No problem! Just remember that Red Wing is a quick drive from the Twin Cities, Madison, Chicago, and more. Hop in your car and head our direction the next time you’re feeling spontaneous.

There is always something to do in Red Wing! For more trip ideas and information, call us at (651) 385-5934 or visit us online at

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Events Throughout the Year

All year long, visitors of all ages can find an event or two (or three!) to entice them to visit our beautiful and eclectic city. Listed here are a sampling of events happening in our community. Please visit RedWing.org regularly for the most complete and up-to-date list. (Dates subject to change, please call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 to confirm.)

January 16 • 9am-12pm

February 12 & 13 • 8pm

Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive

Treasure Island | 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd., Welch

Winter Farmers Market

Gary Allen in Concert Info: TICasino.com | Tickets: 1-877-849-1640

Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

January 23 • 9am-12pm

Winter Farmers Market Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

February 13 • 9am-12pm

Winter Farmers Market

MAY 6th-8th

100-Mile Garage Sale Mississippi River Valley

Info: www.100milegaragesale.org

Drive the 100-Mile loop along both sides of the Mississippi to find bargains galore! Starting from Red Wing, you can drive down Highway 61 towards Winona or start your trip by crossing the bridge to start your garage sale tour on the Wisconsin side (Highway 35).

May 7

Tour de Red Wing Bike Ride MN State College - SE Tech | 308 Pioneer Rd. Info: www.RedWingRotary.org/Tour.html

Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

February 20 • 9am-3pm

Girlfriends’ Day Out

Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.SargentsNursery.com

February 27 • 9am-3pm

ALL YEAR

Big-Name Entertainment at Treasure Island

Treasure Island | 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd., Welch Info: www.TICasino.com

With a 3,000-seat event center, Treasure Island hosts many big-name performers from music acts (such as REO Speedwagon, Jason Derulo, Gary Allen!), comedians and more throughout the year. Check out their website for upcoming events. Plus, free music can always be heard Friday & Saturday nights at their Parlay Lounge.

Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride

Mount Frontenac| 32420 Ski Road, Frontenac Info: www.MountFrontenac.com

February 27 • 9am-12pm

Winter Farmers Market Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

May 27-30

Memorial Weekend Beginning of Summer Party Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

June 18

Classic Rock Festival

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

February 27-28

NASTAR Midwest Regional Championships Welch Village| 26685 Cty Rd 7 Blvd, Welch Info: www.WelchVillage.com

January 23 • 10am-4pm

Winter Art Fair

Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.SargentsNursery.com

Winter Farmers Market Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive

January 30 • 1pm-2:30pm

Kids Ice Fishing Contest

Pottery Pond | Withers Harbor Dr. & Levee Rd. Info: www.RedWingRotary.org/fishing.html

Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

March 5 • Noon-3pm

A Salsa-licious Celebration Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.SargentsNursery.com

February 6-7 • 9am-4pm

Annual Quilt Show

Sargent’s Nursery | 3352 N Service Drive Info: www.SargentsNursery.com

March 5 • 9am-12pm

April 17

Spring Flood Run

Plein Air Art Festival Throughout the Red Wing Area

Info: www.RedWingArtsAssociation.org

Music, community events, and more, but more importantly, you can watch artists paint en plein air (French for “in the open air”) as they capture Red Wing’s scenic surroundings. Visit the Depot to view – and even purchase! – the paintings of the artists in the Red Wing Arts Association’s gallery.

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

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JUNE 20th-25th

For more ideas and the most up-to-date Calendar of Events, follow us on social media!

June 22 • 7pm

Concert in the Park

Central Park | Info: www.RedWingArtsAssociation.org


July 6 • 7pm

Featured Events

Concert in the Park Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

Photo by James Chalmers

June 25 • 8am

Photo by Rick Na tynski

Spartan Race: MN Sprint Welch Village| 26685 Cty Rd 7 Blvd, Welch

JULY 7th-9th

Red Wing Collectors Society 40th Annual

Red Wing High School | 2451 Eagle Ridge Dr. Info: www.ERWCS.org

Rolling River Music Festival

Members of the Red Wing Collectors Society (RWCS) flock to Red Wing from all across the country to celebrate the history and collections of pottery. Annual Show and Sale and Display Room open to the public on Sat. July 9th.

July 4 • 7pm

Concert in the Park Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

July 4

July 4th Celebration

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

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Treasure Island Pow Wow Treasure Island Outdoor Grounds 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd. | Info: 1-800-554-5473 Join in the celebration of Native American culture and history through traditional food, art, music and dancing as artisans, dancers, and drummers come to town from all over the United States and Canada for Prairie Island’s Annual Pow Wow.

July 9 • 11am-5pm

17th Annual Summer Celebration of the Arts July 9

Blues Festival

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI

Train Depot (Levee St.) | City Hall (4th & Bush) Info: www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

In the summer, the Farmers Market sets up shop outside the historic Depot on Saturdays from 8am-1pm. Find locally-grown food, fresh bakery and artisan craft vendors, live music, and activities for kids. In the summer, find trucks parked outside City Hall (on 4th and Bush) during the week. (Market moves to Sargent’s Nursery in the winter.)

July 27 • 7pm

Concert in the Park

Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

July 30

Mississippi Riverboats

Info: www.AndersonCenter.org

Farmers Market

Info: www.HarborBar.net

July 31 & August 1

Anderson Center | 163 Tower View Dr.

JUNE - OCT.

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI

Info: www.HarborBar.net

Bringing big names in music to Red Wing every year, the Rolling River Music Festival is a popular event that is free entertainment for all ages. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket for an evening of music that is sure to delight.

Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

Reggae Festival

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI

Info: www.SheldonTheatre.org

Concert in the Park

July 22-24

Parrot-Head Party

Central Park

June 29 • 7pm

Mississippi Riverboats

Queen of the Mississippi docked in Levee Park | Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

Info: www.Spartan.com

JUNE 25th

July 22 & 24

Info: www.HarborBar.net

July 13 • 7pm

Concert in the Park

Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

July 20 • 7pm

American Queen docked in Levee Park Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

August 3 • 7pm

Concert in the Park Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

AUG. 5th-7th River City Days Throughout the City

Info: www.RiverCityDays.org

Red Wing’s annual summer festival is full of fun for all ages! All over our beautiful city, you can find a variety of events including live entertainment, the Taste of Red Wing, a large arts and crafts fair, sports tournaments, pancake breakfast, parade, beer garden and more.

August 6

River City Ramble 5K Downtown | Info: RedWingYMCA.org Photo by James Chalmers

Concert in the Park

Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

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Events Continued...

OCT. - APRIL

Listed here are a sampling of events happening in our community. Please visit RedWing.org regularly for the most complete and up-to-date list. (Dates subject to change, please call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 to confirm.)

August 7 • 1pm-3pm

River City Days Parade

Bush St. to W 3rd St. to Hill St. to W 4th St. Info: www.RiverCityDays.org

August 10 • 7pm

Concert in the Park

Central Park | Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

September 25 & 26

Mississippi Riverboats American Queen docked in Levee Park Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

Sheldon Theatre

443 W 3rd Street | Info: www.SheldonTheatre.org The Sheldon Theatre presents a broad range of touring events including music, theatre, dance, comedy, films, lectures and more. The Sheldon also produces its own shows starring local artists and performing arts groups including The Sheldon Theatre Brass Band, The Phoenix Theatre and The Red Wing Singers. The theatre operates yearround. Find the schedule on their website.

October 9 & 10

September 30

Mississippi Riverboats

Queen of the Mississippi docked in Levee Park Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

Mississippi Riverboats American Queen docked in Levee Park Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

October 14

August 14 & 15

Mississippi Riverboats

Mississippi Riverboats

Queen of the Mississippi docked in Levee Park

American Queen docked in Levee Park

Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

August 16 • 5:30pm-7pm

Kids Ice Fishing Contest

Pottery Pond | Withers Harbor Dr. & Levee Rd. Info: www.RedWingRotary.org/fishing.html

August 20

Country Music Festival

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

August 28

Mississippi Riverboats The America docked in Levee Park

OCT. 1st-NOV.13th Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit

Goodhue County Historical Society 1166 Oak St. | Info: GoodhueCountyHistory.org The Smithsonian comes to Red Wing! The Water/Ways exhibit explores human-biosphere interactions in water-based environments with the goal of increasing your awareness of the environment and eco-stewardship. Only available for a limited time – don’t miss it!

Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

September 2-5

Labor Day Weekend Bash Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

Photo by James Chalmers

October 23-31

Pumpkins at the Depot Outside the Depot | 418 Levee Street Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

October 31 • 3pm - 5pm

Trunk or Treat

Third & Bush Streets Downtown Info: www.DowntownRedWing.org

October 2

Mississippi Riverboats

Queen of the Mississippi docked in Levee Park Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

September 10

Mississippi Riverboats

NOV. 25th

The America docked in Levee Park

Dates may change. Visit www.RedWing.org

15th Annual Holiday Stroll Bush & Third Streets

September 17 • Noon-5pm

17th Annual Children’s Book Fair Anderson Center | 163 Tower View Dr. Info: www.AndersonCenter.org

September 17

Fall Flood Run

Harbor Bar | N673 825th St., Hager City, WI Info: www.HarborBar.net

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Info: Facebook.com/holidaystroll

OCT. 8 -9 th

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50th Annual Fall Festival of the Arts Bush & Third Streets

Info: RedWingArtsAssociation.org

Enjoy the fall colors of the Mississippi River Valley as you join us for our 50th year of celebrating the arts in downtown Red Wing. As a juried arts festival, you can expect to find the work of almost 100 different artists on display, as well as food vendors, live music, and more.

Join us for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration on the day after Thanksgiving. Come see Santa and Mrs. Claus, baby reindeer, and fireworks as we light up our downtown district. Get an early start on your holiday shopping, hunt for the medallion, or simply enjoy the lighted parade!

December 10 • 11am-5pm

Holiday Celebration of the Arts

Anderson Center | 163 Tower View Dr. Info: www.AndersonCenter.org


Arts & Entertainment

Arts Entertainment A Variety of

Whether you’re an artist or art-lover, entertainer or audience member, Red Wing can indulge your every art and entertainment need.

From concerts and art exhibits to stand-up comedy and full-stage theatre productions, our art and entertainment scene attracts thousands of visitors from all over the globe throughout the year. Many businesses in Red Wing offer options for entertainment. Use this list as a guide to fill your itinerary. (Items listed are subject to change.)

Stage Performances

• Sheldon Theatre Both vocal and instrumental music performances of all genres, traveling Broadway and local theatre, dance, comedy, and more can be found at this historic theatre. • Band Shell at Central Park Summer Concerts in the Park (on Wednesdays), Rolling River Music Festival, and more. Bring your lawn chairs! • The Music Loft at Hobgoblin Music Musicians, theatre troupes, bluegrass groups and more perform here. • Treasure Island Big-name musicians, bands, and comedians perform throughout the year. (Turn the page for more info.)

Local Music Scene

Musical performances can be found at: • Bayside Tap & Steakhouse • Cannon Valley Trail (Voices in the Valley) • Fair Trade Books • Falconer Vineyards • Harbor Bar (every weekend) • Marie’s Underground Grill & Tap House • St. James Hotel restaurants • Staghead • And More...

Interactive Events

• Painting Classes at Falconer Vineyards, Flower Valley Vineyards, Sargent’s Nursery, and Staghead. • Glass-Blowing Classes at the Anderson Center. • Game Night at Fair Trade Books. • Farmers Market (Summer Saturdays) with music performances, kids’ activities, etc. • Trivia Nights at the St. James Hotel. • “Make Your Own” Classes at Sargent’s Nursery (such as flower baskets, centerpieces, wreaths, etc.). There is always something to do in Red Wing! For more event ideas and information, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or view the most up-to-date Calendar of Events at

www.RedWing.org.

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Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment Anderson Center at Tower View

Falconer Vineyards & Winery

163 Tower View Drive (651) 388-2009 www.AndersonCenter.org

3572 Old Tyler Road | Red Wing, MN (651) 388-8849 www.FalconerVineyards.com

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 rental space available.

For some of the best live music in Red Wing, visit our scenic vineyard nestled in one of Red Wing’s picturesque valleys. Enjoy award-winning wines in our tasting room or wood fired-pizzas while enjoying fantastic entertainment on our deck bistro. Our deck bistro is open Wed-Sunday May through October. The tasting room is open weekends year-round. For current hours, directions, and music lineup schedule, visit our website.

What’s happening at the

Sheldon Theatre? It’s all happening!

Music. Theater. Dance. Comedy. No visit to Red Wing is complete without catching a show at the oldest, most charming theater in Minnesota. The eclectic on purpose season has something just for you. Check out our season at SheldonTheatre.org or scan the code

Something new nearly every weekend, September through May. 443 West 3rd St Red Wing, MN 651.388.8700 800.899.5759

SheldonTheatre.org photo credit: Chap Achen

For more information and events, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or

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Visit www.RedWing.org

Hobgoblin Music & Stoney End Harps 920 Hwy. 19 Blvd, Red Wing, MN 55066 (651) 388-8400 | (877) 866-3936 www.Hobgoblin-USA.com www.StoneyEnd.com

There’s something for everyone at Hobgoblin: Peruse our antique instrument museum. Visit our workshop and watch Stoney End folk harps being made. Enjoy a live performance in our music loft or even host an event. Sales of Celtic instruments, books, accessories, and more. See the website for more information and events.

Red Wing Arts Association 418 Levee Street | (651) 388-7569 www.redwingartsassociation.org info@rwarts.org Red Wing’s non-profit arts organization offers events and festivals throughout the year. Come enjoy our art, exhibits, and gift shop in Red Wing’s historic Depot.

Red Wing Collectors Society 240 Harrison Street (Unit 3) (651) 388-4004 | 1-800-977-7927 www.ERWCS.org director@RedWingCollectors.org 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!

Sheldon Theatre 443 West 3rd Street (651) 388-8700 www.SheldonTheatre.org BuyTickets@SheldonTheatre.org Built in 1904, this historic performing arts theatre showcases music, dance, drama, and children’s performances throughout the year. Box office open Wednesday 1-6 p.m., and Thursday 12:30-5 p.m. Closed Sunday - Tuesday. For online ticket sales and event listings, please visit our website.

Treasure Island Resort & Casino 5734 Sturgeon Lake Rd. | Welch, MN 55089 1-800-222-7077 www.TICasino.com | info@TICasino.com Treasure Island Resort & Casino is an escape for the whole family with thousands of slots, live poker, bingo, blackjack, a luxury hotel & spa, water park, golf, river cruises, bowling, delightful dining options and more. Discover your paradise at TIcasino.com.


Red Wing showcases the talent and skills of artists – local to international – through various permanent and traveling exhibits and events year after year. From photography to painting, ceramics to hand-made instruments, there is something on display for everyone.

International Works of Art

The Anderson Center is the largest artist community in the Upper Midwest. It is home to one of the finest permanent art collections in rural Minnesota that offers lithographs, serigraphs, etchings, lino and woodcuts by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Joan Miro, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Paul Klee, Willem de Kooning, and other 20th Century masters. Beyond the permanent collection, the Anderson Center offers different art exhibitions throughout the year, and art celebrations in both July and December.

Local Artist Community

The Red Wing Arts Association hosts numerous events to showcase their artistic members, including the Plein Air Art Festival in June and the Fall Festival of the Arts in October. They also showcase exhibits at their Depot Gallery all year long – you will want to plan a second or third trip as they change throughout the year. They also offer a gift shop packed with handmade work by member artists in the area. The talent doesn’t stop there...

Arts & Entertainment

Art Exhibits & Events

Creations by Hand

See handmade harps, dulcimers, banjos, and bodhans at Hobgoblin Music & Stoney End Harps. Attend River City Days in Levee Park and the Winter Art Fair at Sargent’s Nursery to find talented artisans selling a variety of hand-crafted wares from jewelry to décor to soaps and more.

For a full list of events, visit RedWing.org

Casino, Concerts, & More Just a quick trip north of the city is where you’ll find a fantastic hub of exciting entertainment options at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

Casino Floor

With 150,000 square feet of casino floor, visitors and locals alike can find countless ways to try their luck. The casino is home to thousands of new and classic slot machines ranging in wager from 1¢ to $25. It houses dozens of tables for poker, blackjack, and table games galore; plenty of pulltabs and a large and exciting bingo hall. Whether you’re an amateur or a professional in the game of luck, you’ll find hours of fun – and even a payday! – here at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

Live Entertainment

Pick one of the 3,000 seats in the Event Center for any one of the big-name entertainment acts that Treasure Island hosts throughout the year. Enjoy popular names in music, the funniest stand ups in comedy, or any of the exciting performers that stop by The Island. The entertainment isn’t

confined to the Event Center. Find the best of the regional music scene playing every weekend in the Parlay Lounge, or celebrate the Native American heritage of the casino at the annual Prairie Island Pow Wow outdoors on the grounds during July.

And More...

The fun doesn’t stop at the casino and live events. There are entertainment options for all ages and for those who are not gamers. Guests can find restaurants, bars, lounges, a bowling center, arcade, and even child care on-site. Venture outside to take a river cruise on Treasure Island’s 100-passenger cruise ship, Spirit of the Water, or dock your own boat at our 137-slip marina just north of Lock & Dam No. 3 on the Mississippi River. Treasure Island has so much to offer you may never want to leave! If that’s the case, take advantage of our 493-room hotel or 95-pad RV Park.

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Arts & Entertainment Museums

Outdoor Sculpture Garden

As a town that celebrates the arts, we have a broad range on display. While we have various sculptures throughout our community, the greatest display can be found in the outdoor sculpture garden at the Anderson Center at Tower View. Over 30 sculptures by internationally acclaimed sculptors can be found here in this 15-acre park – one of the largest sculpture gardens in Minnesota! Enjoy walking trails, picnic areas, and great views as well.

A Pottery Legacy

It can be indisputably stated that pottery is one of Red Wing’s biggest claims to fame since the first pottery pieces were created in the area in the mid 1800s. One can still witness both traditional and contemporary pieces of Red Wing Pottery & Stoneware being made at their showroom at 4909 Moundview Drive. Factory tours are offered during the week (and by appointment for groups). You can enjoy this tradition first-hand by perusing stores like Al’s Antiques and Larry’s Jugs for vintage pottery pieces, walk through the Pottery Museum of Red Wing, and even join the hundreds that come to town each summer to celebrate the pottery legacy at the Red Wing Collectors Society’s Annual Convention.

Hours: TUESDAYSATURDAY 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SUNDAY 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Minnesota’s First County Historical Society 1166 Oak Street | Red Wing , MN www.GoodhueCountyHistory.org

(651) 388-6024

Aliveo MilitAry MuseuM Collections of International Military Memorabilia & History on Display Open Fridays & Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Free Admission

(651) 327-1569 | 321 Bush Street | Red Wing, MN 55066 | www.AliveoMuseum.org

Red Wing

Depot Gallery featuring Local and Regional Artists

Where Celtic Meets Roots.

Home of Stoney End Harps | Music Loft Event Venue

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www.StoneyEnd.com

920 Hwy 19 • Red Wing, MN • (651) 388-8400

Historic Depot: 418 Levee Street info@rwarts.org  •  651.388.7569 www.redwingartsassociation.org


Back in Time

Museums

Take a Step

With museums chock-full of history, you can step back in time to discover everything that makes Red Wing a top historical destination.

From the history of Goodhue County to historical buildings throughout town, there are many opportunities for you to explore the past. Red Wing was recognized as one of the Top 25 Historic Destinations in the World by National Geographic Traveler Magazine in 2008 (Nov/ Dec issue), and we continue to be a community dedicated to preserving the past through both our museums and architecture throughout town.

Museums

• Aliveo Military Museum Housing a large collection of military weapons, uniforms, insignia, badges, flags, propaganda, articles and more from all over the world, this museum invites all ages to come and learn more about international military history. • American Ski Jumping Museum & Hall of Fame Celebrating Red Wing as the birthplace of American Ski Jumping with photos, memorabilia, and more, this museum can be found in the historic St. James Hotel. • Goodhue County Historical Society As the oldest county historical society in Minnesota, the Historical Society showcases a collection of more than 150,000 artifacts and archival materials on the natural and cultural history of Red Wing and its surrounding area.

• Pottery Museum of Red Wing Showcasing relics and treasures from the historic pottery industry dating back to 1877, the Pottery Museum invites you to stop in to see thousands of pieces of vintage stoneware, fine art pottery and dinnerware, along with historic photographs, catalogs, artifacts, and other various stoneware items. • Red Wing Shoe Museum Located just up the stairs from the world’s largest boot in the Red Wing Shoe Store, here’s where you can explore the legacy of Red Wing Shoes with hands-on exhibits, historical artifacts, photos, advertising, and more.

Historic Buildings & Sites

Some of Red Wing’s oldest and most notable buildings are located in the downtown district. To help you discover all the historic buildings and sites, Red Wing offers not just one, but three historic walking tours to help you step back in time. Find videos online at www.Red-Wing.org/ historicpodcasts.html. (Find out more about the walking tours on page 23) Our history doesn’t end here! For more ideas and information on museums, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or visit the website at

www.RedWing.org

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Traveling Exhibit A One-of-a-Kind

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Introducing Water/Ways, a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution available in Red Wing for a limited time: October 1–November 13, 2016

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As a town dedicated to its history, Red Wing is excited to be home to the Smithsonian’s new traveling exhibition, Water/Ways; it can be found for a limited time at the Goodhue County History Center from October 1st to November 13th. Water/Ways explores water’s relationship to human communities past and present. This multi-tiered installation examines national and state connections to water. A more locally-focused permanent exhibit will also be added to the Goodhue County History Center and will open on October 1st, 2016 as well. There will be a full calendar of programs and events that will occur throughout the duration of the exhibit at the History Center and other sites around Red Wing. This includes an art display at the Red Wing Arts Association Depot Gallery, many speakers on a variety of water-related topics, and other

events throughout the community. Check the website regularly for updated program and event information as it becomes available. With the Mississippi River playing an integral role in the history and development of Red Wing, this will be a “can’t miss” event. The Smithsonian Institution’s mission is “the increase and diffusion of knowledge,” and this is sure to be an educational experience for visitors of all ages. The Smithsonian Institution, founded in 1846, is the world’s largest museum and research complex, consisting of 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoological Park, and nine research facilities. Visiting prior to the exhibit dates? This is the type of exhibit that will inspire a return trip to Red Wing. Visit the Goodhue County Historical Society’s website for more information:

GoodhueCountyHistory.org


Museums Aliveo Military Museum 321 Bush Street (651) 327-1569 www.AliveoMuseum.org 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. Open Fridays and Saturdays 10am-4pm. Free admission.

American Ski Jumping Museum & Hall of Fame 406 Main Street | Mezzanine level of the historic St. James Hotel Call for Tours: (651) 245-8369 www.AmericanSkiJumping.com

Opened January 2014, this museum showcases the history of how Red Wing became the birthplace of ski jumping! Hall of Fame is also headquartered here, complete with a ski jumping simulator. For hours, events, and more information, visit our website.

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Goodhue County Historical Society 1166 Oak Street (651) 388-6024 www.GoodhueCountyHistory.org Established in 1869, Goodhue County Historical Society is the first county historical society in Minnesota. Visitors can find exhibits, a full-service research library, and enjoy programs detailing Goodhue County’s rich and vibrant history. Open Tuesday through Saturday 9am-5pm and Sundays 1pm-5pm. Closed Mondays and holidays, as well as Sundays from December through March.

Pottery Museum of Red Wing 240 Harrison Street Inside the Pottery Place Annex (651) 327-2220 www.PotteryMuseumRedWing.org

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 9am5pm Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun, closed Mon. Follow us on Facebook!

Red Wing Shoe Museum

Visit the Red Wing Flagship Store and Museum

315 Main Street (651) 388-6233 www.RedWing.RedWingShoeStore.com

Three levels and more than 30,000 pairs of shoes and boots

Come explore the history of Red Wing Shoes at our museum located above our flagship Red Wing Shoe Store and full-floor outlet center. Just climb the stairs behind the World’s Largest Boot to step back in time.

Water/Ways: A Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit 1166 Oak Street (651) 388-6024 www.GoodhueCountyHistory.org Available October 1 - November 13, 2016: Water/Ways is a new traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution that explores water’s relationship to human communities past and present. The multi-tiered installation examines national and state connections to water, and features a locally-focused exhibit created by the Goodhue County Historical Society.

See the World’s Largest Boot!

Largest selection of Red Wing Shoes®, Irish Setter®, WORX® and Vasque® brands of footwear Museum showcasing the 100+ year Red Wing Shoe Company history Factory Outlet

315 Main Street | Red Wing, MN 55066 | (651) 388-6233 Store Hours Mon-Fri 9-8 | Sat 9-6 | Sun 11-5

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The Red Wing Arts Association (RWAA) approached the city with the concept of this “mini park” dedicated to the refuge of pollinators (honey bees, butterflies, etc.). In the fall of 2015, the City gave the go ahead on this new park in town: Pollinator Park. Located on the corner of Broad Street and Main Street/Hwy 61, this park is centrally located at the entrance to both the Riverfront and downtown Red Wing.

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The mission of the Discovery Garden is to be “an inspiring space for children of all ages and abilities to explore and learn in a natural setting.”

Outdoor Activities

Located next to the Red Wing Universal Playground in Colvill Park, Discovery Garden is a wheelchair accessible raisedbed garden created to please all the senses for people of all ages.

Working with Goodhue County Master Gardeners, Scenic Spaces, and the City of Red Wing, RWAA has spearheaded the development of Pollinator Park with the first planting of native plants and grasses in November 2015. The remainder of the work will be resumed in the Spring of 2016. The park will feature walkways, benches, a tribute sculpture and an information kiosk.

Pollinator Park

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New “Mini Park” Comes to Downtown

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If you’ve walked the streets of Red Wing from mid-May through September, you’ve undoubtedly noticed the hanging adornments on the light poles: our flower baskets. For 25 years, Red Wing has been displaying these baskets from the light poles thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Noontime Kiwanis Club, local volunteers, and nurseries. What started as only 18 baskets has now grown this year to include over 200 baskets lusciously full of colorful flowers and maintained to perfection. Our baskets have enhanced our city annually and are a true testament to nature’s beauty.

Discovery Garden is made up of nine themed gardens where herbs, flowers, and even tomatoes grow. Make sure to stop by in the summer months to explore.

These baskets can be found in the downtown district and other shopping and park areas throughout Red Wing. Indisputably the pride of our city’s green thumb, these baskets are grown and created every year by Sargent’s Nursery and Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouse and are filled with marigolds, petunias, verbenas, and more.

Directions

From Plum Street (Hwy 58), travel east on W 7th Street. Cross Bluff St. to continue on E 7th Street. Pass by the entrance to Memorial Park then take a left onto Nymphara Ln. Take your first left to cross under Hwy 61 into Colvill Park (510 Nymphara Lane).

Have a green thumb yourself? The Red Wing Arts Association hosts a garden tour of the city’s most beautiful and unique gardens. Classes to create your very own Red Wing flower basket are available at both Sargent’s Nursery and Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouses.

Where Great Gardens are Grown Everyday! Quality Plants • Expert Advice • Giftware & Garden Art

Honored to grow Red Wing’s renowned city baskets!

130 Years of Business... Flowers, Souvenirs, Unique Gifts, and More! Fine Chocolates • Popcorn Ice Cream • Malts • Shakes

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3352 N. Service Drive Near Target • Open Year-Round

651.388.3847

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Experience all that Mother Nature has to offer in and around Red Wing with an abundance of outdoor activities that are available year-round.

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From land to water, we pride ourselves in providing locals and tourists plenty of opportunities to take in the great outdoors by way of the mighty Mississippi, the bluffs and the trails, city parks, and even the golf course.

Natural Playground Water

Between the river and Red Wing Water Park, you can pontoon, paddle board, fish, and more. See page 19 for where to dock if visiting Red Wing by boat.

Outdoor Activities

Regardless of the time of year, those of all ages and abilities can find something to do outside.

Sports

Golfing at Mount Frontenac, disc golf at Memorial Park, and snowboarding at Welch Village, are just the beginning of the many options available to our athletic visitors. See pages 20-21 for ideas on things to do during all four seasons.

Trails

From the Cannon Valley Trail for biking and cross-country skiing to the hiking trails of Memorial Park and Barn Bluff, Red Wing has many routes for visitors to explore. See page 22 for more information.

Parks

The ample amount of city parks in town offer athletic courts and fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, and gathering spaces. See page 26 to find all that our parks have to offer. 17


Outdoor Activities Brian K’s Trophy Catfish & Sturgeon Adventures

N1705 860th Street | Hager City, WI 54014 (651) 307-8326 www.BrianKsWorld.com BrianK@In-DepthOutdoors.com Specializing in Trophy Catfish (+20lbs.) and Trophy Lake Sturgeon (+50” long) fishing on the Mississippi River. Brian K’s Trophy Catfish and Sturgeon Adventures provides guided trips with over 10 years of experience. You have the chance to catch the largest fresh water fish of your lifetime! All equipment provided.

Broken Paddle Guiding

(651) 955-5222 www.BrokenPaddleGuiding.com richie@BrokenPaddleGuiding.com Experience the wild waters. The natural quiet and beautiful landscapes of the Mississippi River’s tributaries and old-growth floodplain forests via kayak while learning about the river’s ecosystem. Offering daily kayak and stand up paddle board tours and SUP rentals. All are welcome, no experience necessary. Did we mention eagles?!

2016 Mount Frontenac Special:

18-Holes of Golf

with Cart & Lunch Offer valid Sunday–Friday with this coupon. Exp. 12/31/16.

Cannon Valley Trail 825 Cannon River Ave. Cannon Falls, MN 55009 (507) 263-0508 www.CannonValleyTrail.com info@CannonValleyTrail.com The Cannon Valley Trail runs 19.7 miles from Red Wing to Cannon Falls and attracts close to 100,000 visitors annually. The trail includes natural and cultural resources, scenic view sheds, rest areas, hiking, biking, in-line skating, and cross-country skiing. Wheel Pass required.

Outdoor Activities

Eagles Cliff Guide Service & Vacation Rental 612 Main St. | Pepin, WI 54759 (319) 350-1838 www.EaglesCliff-Pepin.com Pepin.EaglesCliff@gmail.com “Come join Cliff for some of the best smallmouth bass fishing you’ll ever see!” says Al Lindner. Let U.S. Coast Guard Captain Cliff Haugland help you reel in largemouth and smallmouth bass, northern pike, white bass, walleye and more on the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin. Licensed and insured. Vacation lodging also available for your fishing trip. Eagle tours on Lake Pepin available.

Hahn’s Fishing Guide Service 1310 History Ct.| New Prague, MN 56071 (612) 875-8848 www.mississippiriverwalleyes.com Specializing in Walleye, Sauger, and Crappie fishing on the Mississippi River and Lake Pepin, Hahn’s Fishing Guide Service provides guided trips from an experienced and versatile fisherman offering vast knowledge on a variety of techniques!

Hay Creek Stables 29491 Hay Creek Trail | Red Wing, MN (651) 385-9395 www.HayCreekStables.com HayCreekStables@gmail.com Hay Creek Stables offers guided trail rides and riding lessons in Red Wing’s scenic Hay Creek Valley.

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Only here can you enjoy an 18-hole round of golf on a breathtaking course overlooking the beautiful Mississippi River bluffs and Lake Pepin.

The Mount Frontenac Club House Perfect for Your Next Event or Corporate Meeting!

For Tee Times: 651.388.5826

9 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61 | www.MountFrontenac.com Mount Frontenac Golf Course

Red Wing Farmers Market

9 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61 32420 Ski Road | Frontenac, MN 1-800-488-5826 | (651) 388-5826 www.MountFrontenac.com

Train Depot (Levee St.) | City Hall (4th & Bush) Sargent’s Nursery (3352 N. Service Dr.) www.RedWingFarmersMarket.org

Mount Frontenac is a breathtaking 18-hole golf course that overlooks the beautiful Mississippi River bluffs and Lake Pepin. Don’t forget about our beautiful club house for hosting your next event or corporate meeting! Gourmet chef and full bar available.

Ole Miss Marina - Bay Point Park 1429 Levee Road | River Mile 791.5

Gas Dock: (651) 388-8643 Office: (651) 388-5839 www.Red-Wing.org/Ole-Miss-Marina joe.melson@ci.red-wing.mn.us One of the two locations offered by Ole Miss Marina, Bay Point is located near downtown Red Wing and Old West Main adjacent to the historic Boat House Village. Offering 128 seasonal and transient slips, winter storage, gas dock, restrooms, picnic shelters, and public ramps on site.

Ole Miss Marina - Colvill Park 480 Nymphara Lane | River Mile 788.5

Gas Dock: (651) 388-8643 Office: (651) 388-5839 www.Red-Wing.org/Ole-Miss-Marina joe.melson@ci.red-wing.mn.us

The second and larger of the two locations offered by Ole Miss Marina, Colvill is located east of Barn Bluff, adjacent to the Red Wing Water Park. Offering 156 seasonal and transient slips, Universal Playground, Discovery Garden, picnic shelters, shower/restrooms, boat launch and more.

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 kid’s activities as well as offering EBT/ SNAP; SundayFriday we are set up outside City Hall. Our market moves inside the greenhouses at Sargent’s Nursery on Saturdays November-April operating from 9am-12pm.

Red Wing Marina

918 Levee Road | (651) 388-8995 RedWingMarina.com | rwmarina@hotmail.com Dock right on the channel of the mighty Mississippi River! While known for their “caboose” which houses their showers and restrooms, the Ship Store and social dock are the hub of marina. Now offering pontoon rentals! Open Sun. through Thur. 9am-6pm; Fri & Sat. 9am-8pm.

Red Wing Water Park 480 Nymphara Lane | (651) 388-9234 www.RedWingWaterPark.com Red Wing Water Park is the largest water park in the region! Located within the expanse of Colvill Park on the banks of the scenic Mississippi River, Red Wing Water Park is the best way to cool off this summer. Follow us on Facebook!

Welch Village 26685 County Rd 7 Blvd | Welch, MN 55089 (651) 258-4567 www.WelchVillage.com | info@WelchVillage.com One of the largest ski and snowboard destinations in the Midwest, Welch Village has two chalets, 10 chairlifts, SkiLink Performance and Learning Center, and 60 trails overlooking the Cannon River Valley.


Visit Red Wing

By Water

With several marinas and slips available, Red Wing is the perfect place to dock and explore.

Discount Coupon Books & Season Passes Are Available

www.redwingwaterpark.com

Open June 4 Public Swimming opens at 12 noon daily Groups Welcome

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Located in 2 Large Water Slides beautiful Tot Water Feature Colvill Park along the banks Zero-Depth Pool of the Water Mushroom Mississippi River. Full Concession Stand Tot Playground

Ole Miss Marina

While exploring the river, make sure to stop and see all that Red Wing has to offer! Use one of the transient slips available in Red Wing to stop for the day, the weekend, or even the whole season!

The largest marina in Red Wing offers two locations to choose from: Bay Point is conveniently located near shops, restaurants, and lodging, while Colvill Park is great for families with Red Wing Water Park, Universal Playground, and Discovery Garden adjacent to the marina.

Red Wing Marina

Other Marinas

Close to hotels and Old West Main Street is Red Wing Marina, a full-service marina with a gas dock and Ship Store that also offers pontoon rentals.

Transient slips are also available at Harbor Bar, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, and day use at Levee Park.

Pool Phone 651-388-9234 | Weather Hotline 651-385-4569

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Colvill Park Bay Point Park 480 Nymphara Lane | River Mile 788.5 Great for families - Waterpark and playground nearby!

The LARGEST Marina in Red Wing!

1429 Levee Road | River Mile 791.5 Choose for convenience - Close to restaurants and shopping!

• 284 Seasonal and • 20 mi. from St. Croix Transient Slips Available • 6 mi. from Lake Pepin • Gas Dock and Ramps On-Site • Winter Storage Options

Visit www.Red-Wing.org/Ole-Miss-Marina or contact the marina manager for more information: joe.melson@ci.red-wing.mn.us | 651.388.5839

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Four Seasons

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Spring ¨ Watch the River Traffic

Witness barges and tug boats traverse the Mississippi from the benches in Levee Park.

¨ Plan a Picnic

in any of the city parks.

¨ Fish the River

Brian K’s Catfish & Sturgeon Adventures, Eagles Cliff Guide Service, or Hahn’s Fishing Guide Service can help you reel in the “big one.” Upper Harbor, west of Bay Point Park, is a great spot to try on your own.

¨ Walk Through the Sculpture Garden at the Anderson Center.

¨ Tune Up Your Bike Pump up the tires and purchase your Wheel Pass for the Cannon Valley Trail. Repair stations available at Levee Park and on the trail.

¨ Fly a Kite

atop Memorial Park.

¨ Check out Wildflowers

Hit up the walking trails to see the new blooms.

¨ Sit Down & Paddle while kayaking the river with Broken Paddle Guiding.

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¨ Get Your Boat In the Water

Take your boat out of storage and get it in a slip at Ole Miss Marina, Red Wing Marina, or Harbor Bar.

¨ Hit a Home Run

Summer ¨ Golf the Bluffs

Mount Frontenac offers a challenging course with spectacular views of the Mississippi River Valley.

¨ Fish at Pottery Pond West of Bay Point Park, Pottery Pond is well-stocked annually.

while playing baseball or softball at A.P. Anderson or the Athletic Fields.

¨ Make a Splash

while hiking any of the bluffs in the area.

¨ Stand Up & Paddle

¨ Go Birdwatching ¨ Walk a Loop

Find walking loop maps at LiveHealthyRedWing.org.

¨ Play Some Tennis on the courts at A.P. Anderson or Colvill Park.

¨ Grill Out

Get supplies at Buchanan Grocery or Simple Abundance and use an on-site grill available at several city parks.

¨ Hike Barn Bluff

See the budding trees and views of the river from above at the lookout atop Barn Bluff.

¨ Take the Kids to the Playground The largest in town being the Universal Playground at Colvill Park.

Cool off at the Red Wing Water Park in Colvill Park. Experience stand up paddle boarding with Broken Paddle Guiding.

¨ Run a Race

Enter in the YMCA’s River City Ramble 5K or the Spartan Race at Welch Village.

¨ Stop by the Farmers Market

on Saturdays at the Depot or weekdays outside City Hall.

¨ Dine Outside

Take advantage of our many outdoor patios in town.

¨ Go Boating

Explore the area by water and dock in Red Wing at the local marinas.

¨ Explore a Vineyard

and drink some wine at Flower Valley Vineyard, Falconer Vineyards, or Cannon River Winery (in Cannon Falls).

¨ Hike Memorial Park on the many trails available.

¨ Bump, Set, Spike

at the sand volleyball courts available at A.P. Anderson and Bay Point Parks.

¨ Tap Your Feet

to the music at any one of our outdoor concerts, including Rolling River Music Festival and Summer Concerts in the Park.

¨ Smell the Roses

during the Red Wing Art Association’s garden tour or visit Discovery Garden at Colvill Park. Don’t miss the hanging baskets throughout town!

¨ Bike the River Valley during the Tour de Red Wing ride in May or at your leisure on the Cannon Valley Trail.

¨ Dance the Night Away at any of Harbor Bar’s outdoor summer music festivals.

¨ Play Shuffleboard at Colvill Park.

¨ Rent a Pontoon from Red Wing Marina.

¨ Check Out River City Days

during the first August weekend.

¨ Shoot Some Hoops Find basketball courts at Bay Point and several other city parks.


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Autumn ¨ See the Fall Colors

¨ Play Disc Golf

at the city’s 9-hole course atop Memorial Park drive.

¨ Help Harvest Grapes at Falconer Vineyards and Flower Valley Vineyard.

¨ Go Sailing

with Sail Pepin or GEM Sailing.

¨ Toss a Game or Two of Horseshoes

at A.P. Anderson or Colvill Parks.

¨ Check Out the Pumpkins

Lighted and on display outside of the Depot during the eight days before Halloween each year.

¨ Hit the Slopes

Welch Village offers the ultimate winter recreational experience, with ski hills and equipment rental for all ages and abilities.

¨ Go Ice Skating

A.P. Anderson Park and the Athletic Fields offer skating rinks for you to re-connect with your killer triple axle.

¨ Walk through History

¨ Go Camping

¨ Build a Snowman

¨ Marvel at the Mighty Riverboats

¨ Canoe with Friends

¨ Take Out Your Snow Shoes

with Red Wing’s Historical Walking Tour.

as they dock at Levee Park.

¨ Take in a Trail by Horseback

along the banks of the Mississippi or at Hay Creek Valley Campground.

on the Mississippi backwaters.

¨ Tour the Historic Oakwood Cemetery located south of town.

with trail rides available from Hay Creek Stables.

¨ Sit by the Campfire

at Minnesota State College - SE Technical to explore your options for advanced learning.

¨ Trunk or Treat with the Kids

while riding your motorcycle through the bluffs during Harbor Bar’s Fall Flood Run.

¨ Go Mountain Biking

¨ Tour the Campus ¨ Feel the Breeze

¨ Attend Outdoor Fall Festivities

such as the Fall Festival of the Arts in Downtown Red Wing, the Farmers Market at the Depot, the Children’s Book Fair at the Anderson Center, and more.

Public fire rings are available off Skyline Drive at Memorial Park.

An annual Downtown Red Wing trick or treating experience. on the Memorial Park biking trails (for trail maps visit LiveHealthyRedWing.org).

¨ Cruise Highway 61

(Highway 35 on the Wisconsin side) starting from Red Wing to visit area towns by way of the Great River Road.

Or a snow-woman. Whichever you prefer.

and tackle the hiking trails at Memorial Park (find maps at LiveHealthyRedWing.org).

¨ Stroll Downtown for the Holidays

Holiday Stroll is one of the biggest events of the year with penguins and reindeer, live music, and activities! Check out the festive decorations and do your Christmas shopping.

¨ Bundle Up for a Lighted Parade

A parade in winter? You bet. Complete with holiday lights on the floats – and Santa!

¨ Take in the Lights of Red Wing during the holidays by any one of the walking loops available on LiveHealthyRedWing.org.

¨ Learn How to Ski/Snowboard

Outdoor Activities

from the scenic overlooks at Barn Bluff, Memorial Park, A.P. Anderson, and the Goodhue County History Center.

Winter

Welch Village offers classes (and equipment rentals) for any novice looking to learn to snowboard or ski.

¨ Snowball Fight! Make sure to build a snow fort for cover.

¨ Spot the Eagles Many eagles migrate to the area to feed since the mighty Mississippi doesn’t freeze over in the winter. Find them roosting in trees along the river Jan.-March.

¨ Take the Kids Ice Fishing

at Pottery Pond for the Kids Winter Ice Fishing Contest.

¨ Go CrossCountry Skiing

on the Cannon Valley Trail (ski pass required).

This list is a sampling of all of the activities available throughout the year. For more ideas and the most up-to-date Calendar of Events, follow us on social media or visit

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19. U.S. Post Office

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20. T.B. Sheldon Theatre

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Planning

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Here at the Red Wing Visitor and Convention Bureau, we want you to get the most out of your visit to Red Wing and help show you all that we have to offer our guests. Whether you’re just here for a day or here for a week, we can help you explore the city and its surrounding areas.

And much, much more...

Call or stop by the Visitor Center to get started!

1874-1875 | 1105 Fourth Street

Pick up your copy of the Historic Walking Tours informational brochure with maps, historic descriptions, pictures and more at the Visitor Center (stop #1 on the tour!), and find historical videos online:

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Our

City Parks

- 218 West Ave.

Acreage 43.0 Picnic Tables • Picnic Shelters • Grills • Restrooms • Playground • Walking Path • Hiking Trail Bike Trail • Cross Country Ski Trail Transient Docking Boat Ramp Baseball/Softball • Tennis • Disc Golf Volleyball • Basketball • Swimming Hockey • Ice Skating • Horseshoes • Shuffleboard Natural Areas • Waterfront Scenic Overlook •

City Parks are a great place to host your next family reunions, birthday party, or other private event!

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of the wide range and vast number of parks available in town; each with its own unique amenities and location. Whether you’re looking for a place to hike or a place to picnic, use this guide to find the city park that fits your needs.

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- 515 W 4th St.

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What will it take to make your overnight stay in Red Wing enjoyable, comfortable, and virtually stress-free... Is it a beautiful view of the river? Home-cooked breakfast? Your own kitchen in your room? Pool for the kids? Historical appeal? Whatever you’re looking for in your accommodations, we can comply. With lodging options from hotels and motels with various amenities to spacious condos with kitchens to historic bed & breakfasts, we’ve got a room (or suite!) waiting for you here in Red Wing.

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Lodging Hotels/Motels AmericInn 1819 Old W Main Street (651) 385-9060 www.AmericInn.com/hotels/MN/RedWing

Rivertown Friendly Service with Clean Comforts of Home

The AmericInn is conveniently located in the beautiful, historic river town of Red Wing. The Pottery Museum of Red Wing, restaurants, and shops are within walking distance. The Cannon Valley Bike Trail is just a few short blocks from the hotel.

Microwave, Refrigerator, Cable & Wifi in Every Room

3425 Hwy 61 N | Red Wing, MN | 651.388.8231 Deluxe Leisure Rooms & Whirlpool Rooms Indoor Pool & Hot Tub Jacuzzi Suites • Cable • Wifi Free Continental Breakfast

Indoor/Outdoor Heated Pool • Fitness Room

Hwy 61 & Harbor Withers Dr. 651-388-0491 • 800-800-8000

Free Wifi • Cable TV • Convenient Location & Free Enhanced Continental Breakfast!

651.388.1577

752 Withers Harbor Dr. • Tour Buses Welcome

www.BestWestern.com

www.Super8.com

651-385-9060

651-388-6633

• Free Wireless Internet • Indoor Pool • Ehanced Breakfast • • Adjacent to Historical Pottery District •

• Enhanced Breakfast • Suites with Kitchen Facilities • • Free Wireless Internet • Adjacent to Pottery Shopping District •

1819 Old W Main St | Red Wing, MN

1750 Hwy 61 N | Red Wing, MN

Lodging

www.AmericInn.com

www.NicholsInn.com

Heated Indoor Pool . Hot Tub . Free Breakfast & WiFi Next to Historic Pottery Mall Minutes from Historic Downtown Red Wing

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651-388-9000

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WWW.COUNTRYINNS.COM/REDWINGMN

235 Withers Harbor Drive | Red Wing, MN 55066 www.ChoiceHotels.com


BW Rivertown 752 Withers Harbor Drive (651) 388-1577 www.BestWestern.com Conveniently located near many local businesses, area attractions and trails, BW Rivertown offers deluxe leisure and whirlpool rooms, swim-through indoor/ outdoor pool, fitness center, free WiFi and cable. Free enhanced continental breakfast with every stay. Tour buses welcome!

Country Inn & Suites 4275 Highway 61 West (651) 388-9000 www.CountryInns.com/RedWingMN Located off of Highway 61, the Country Inn & Suites offers guest rooms and suites with flat screen TVs, microwaves, and refrigerators. We also offer an indoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center, complimentary wireless internet access and complimentary hot breakfast daily.

Days Inn Hwys 61 & 63 South | 955 East 7th Street (651) 388-3568 www.DaysInn.com Indoor pool, whirlpool, free continental breakfast, high-speed wireless internet, family suites available.

Nichols Inn & Suites 1750 Hwy 61 N (651) 388-6633 www.NicholsInn.com The Nichols Inn in Red Wing is within walking distance of the Pottery Shopping District specialty shops and restaurants. The Cannon Valley Bike Trail is easily accessed with a quick ride down the street. Fresh waffles are a favorite in our continental breakfast. High speed fiber optic internet is complimentary.

Parkway Motel 3425 Hwy 61 N (651) 388-8231 Family-owned motel located in a peaceful pine setting. Major credit cards accepted. Free local calls, cable TV, HBO, wireless internet, and microwave/ refrigerator in every room. Large family unit available.

Rodeway Inn 235 Withers Harbor Drive (651) 388-1502 www.ChoiceHotels.com Enjoy the beauty of Southeast Minnesota, stay at the Rodeway Inn in Red Wing. Just minutes from Historic Downtown and the Cannon Valley Trail. After a full day of travel, relax with amenities like a heated indoor pool, hot tub, free breakfast, and WiFi.

St. James Hotel 406 Main Street (651) 388-2846 | 1-800-252-1875 www.St-James-Hotel.com Located downtown Red Wing with 67 guest rooms, 14 meeting rooms, a coffee shop, 3 restaurants, several shops, and spa on-site, your stay will be an escape you won’t soon forget. As a member of the Historic Hotels of America, the St. James was built in 1875 and still proudly maintains its 19th century character today.

232 Withers Harbor Drive (651) 388-0491 | 1-800-800-8000 High-speed wireless internet, cable, and microwave/ refrigerator in every room. Indoor pool & whirlpool, whirlpool suites, and free continental breakfast. Restaurants within walking distance.

Candlelight Inn 818 W Third St. (651) 388-8034 www.CandlelightInn-RedWing.com candlerw@charter.net Originally built in 1877 by the manager of the Red Wing Stoneware Company, this Inn continues the tradition of elegant Victorian décor. Step back in time in one of our five large bedrooms, all with fireplaces and private baths. Relax in a whirlpool, enjoy the large screened-in porch, and delight in a lavish breakfast.

The Golden Lantern Inn 721 East Ave. (651) 388-3315 | 1-888-288-3315 www.GoldenLantern.com info@GoldenLantern.com

The Historic

St. James

As the original home of three generations of the Sweazy family, owners of the Red Wing Shoe Company, this Bed & Breakfast is filled with history and lavish décor. Guest suites feature private baths, double whirlpools, and fireplaces. Guests enjoy the exquisite gardens, outdoor fireplace, and daily gourmet breakfast. Rates: $124-$229. Open year round.

Moondance Inn 1105 West 4th Street (866) 388-8145 www.MoondanceInn.com info@MoondanceInn.com A historic and comfortable B&B in the heart of Red Wing, MN. All guest rooms feature private baths with two-person whirlpools. A delicious, fresh-made breakfast is served each day. A great wedding venue.

Since its opening in 1875, the St. James Hotel has continued to uphold its modern features, on-site amenities, and a fantastic culinary reputation with pride.

Experience romantic, old-fashioned creative décor with a casual attitude at our recently restored Bed & Breakfast. Built in 1876, our guests appreciate our historic old-world charm and enjoy our convenient location just steps away from Red Wing’s historic downtown district.

No detail is too small at the St. James Hotel, which only adds to its historic charm and luxurious appeal. All the guest rooms come with unique names and décor. Historical wood pieces from Hamline University (whose first home was in Red Wing) were re-purposed and incorporated into a recent 5-room expansion to keep the 19th century appeal. Even the quilts are handmade for you to enjoy along with plush, warm robes in each room. The property’s preservation of history is even apparent in the details of the hotel lobby.

Round Barn B&B&B

Accommodations

Pratt-Taber Inn 706 West 4th Street (651) 388-7392 www.PrattTaber.com | info@PrattTaber.com

28650 Wildwood Ln. (651) 385-9250 www.RoundBarnFarm.com info@RoundBarnFarm.com Just 4 miles from Red Wing down Hwy 61, the Round Barn Farm B&B&B and the historic Dammon Round Barn beckon you. American/ European ambiance graces our luxury suites and common areas. Three-course breakfast with fresh, hot, blue-ribbon homemade bread; feather beds; private 2-person whirlpools; and cozy gas fireplaces.

Campgrounds Hay Creek Valley Campground 31655 Hwy 58 Blvd S. | Red Wing, MN (888) 388-3998 | (651) 388-3998 www.HayCreekValley.com Enjoy camping by the Hay Creek trout stream and state hardwood forest. Easy access to horse trails, hiking trails, and bike trails. 150 sites with pool, bar, and Old Western Saloon & Grill. Try a buffalo burger or some homemade soup!

Offering 67 guest rooms, the St. James offers modern features such as WiFi, cable, and whirlpools. The hotel also has 14 meeting spaces available for business travelers, as well as banquet and ballroom spaces for events and meetings.

On-Site Amenities

Seemingly endless, the amenities give guests little reason to ever leave the property. The Levee and Vestiges, Ltd. are available to shop, and Clara’s is your stop for a cup of coffee. Refined Skin & Medi-Spa is also on-site.

Culinary Excellence

The reputation of the St. James for excellent cuisine lives on in three on-site restaurants: Jimmy’s, the fifth-floor lounge; The Veranda, home to the Hoopskirt Bar and Porch & Patio with outdoor seating; and The Port, serving creative culinary choices with an award-winning wine selection in the cellar. Become a guest at the St. James Hotel for an escape you won’t soon forget.

Lodging

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ENLIGHTEN

life and love. Pratt-taber Inn Recently Restored

1876 Bed & Breakfast

Fireplaces | Fine Linens | Private Baths Candlelit Evenings | Sumptuous Breakfasts

Golden Lantern Inn A delightful

Bed & Breakfast

located in Red Wing’s historic district. As the original home of three generations of Red Wing Shoes owners, we invite you to come experience

www.PrattTaber.com

A piece of Red Wing history.

Moondance Inn

www.GoldenLantern.com

mo o nd anceinn. co m | 1.866.388.8145

706 West Fourth Street | (651) 388-7392

721 East Ave., Red Wing | (651) 388-3315

Red Wing has some of the most unique, historic, and beautifully restored B&Bs around. Each of them boast their own special ambiance and décor, and most come listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Round Barn Farm B&B&B (“Bed & Breakfast & Bread”) was built from an 1861 design and is located just minutes outside of Red Wing. Stay here for an old-fashioned country ambiance and home-baked blue ribbon hearth bread. The Candlelight Inn is a Victorian B&B both in architecture and décor and was originally built by the manager of the Red Wing Stoneware Company in 1877.

Romantic

IN EVERY ROOM: •

Lodging

The Moondance Inn is a 6,000 sq. ft. stone B&B built in 1874 by Dr. A.B. Hawley, a wellknown Red Wing doctor. This B&B offers large rooms with antique furnishings, 18” limestone walls, and Tiffany chandeliers.

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The Pratt-Taber Inn comes with an elegant Italianate design. Built in 1876, this B&B received the Red Wing Heritage Preservation Award in 2008 for its “new energy” restoration. The Golden Lantern Inn was constructed in 1932-34 by J.R. Sweazy, president of the Red Wing Shoe Company. With carved wood, exquisite tile, and marble throughout the house, this B&B has a distinct Art Deco feel.

Feather bed • Whirlpool • Fireplace • Wi-fi

Home Baked BLUE RIBBON

Hearth Bread

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Peaceful

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Bed & Breakfasts

Stay with us, set your daily worries aside, and life looks brighter.

Delicious

Candlelight Victorian Inn Bed & Breakfast

Enchanting Bedrooms with Fireplaces & Private Baths Magnificent Victorian Décor Lavish Breakfasts

THE INN YOU CAN’T WAIT TO COME BACK TO!

Old world country ambiance 2014 Mpls Star Tribune Best of MN Winner • Featured in MN Monthly, Midwest Living, Mpls Star Tribune • •

28650 Wildwood Lane • Red Wing

651-385-9250 • 866-RND-BARN • www.roundbarnfarm.com

818 W 3rd St

651.388.8034

www.CandlelightInn-RedWing.com


Event Spaces

Meet You in Red Wing

Whether you bring three or 300, Red Wing is a great place to host your next team-building weekend, banquet, or private event. While many of our visitors are traveling for leisure, Red Wing is also the perfect place for business meetings, conventions, and retreats. Many of our lodging properties offer meeting and event spaces so you can conduct your business just steps from your hotel room, making business travel a breeze.

Team-Building

Looking for a team-building retreat? We can help arrange a trip suited to you and your team’s needs. Many businesses in town offer a variety of experiences to customize your event, including small group breakout session spaces or outdoor activities.

The Extras

Meeting Spaces

Whether your event is indoors or out, Red Wing’s natural landscape, historic architecture, and charming, small-town details offer a picturesque backdrop for any gathering you may be hosting in town.

The St. James Hotel offers 14 different meeting rooms for any size of meetings or retreats, Country Inn and Suites offers meeting space for up to 40 people and Best Western can accommodate meetings for up to 15 people. The Bed & Breakfasts in town also offer great meeting space options.

Whether you are arranging a large group conference or a small group discussion, setting up indoors or outdoors, planning for a one-day session or a multi-day event, we can find the technological requirements or ambiance to suit your needs. Basic requirements, such as capacity and catering, are enhanced by Red Wing’s cultural and historical charm, giving your event an added measure of genuine distinction.

Red Wing offers forty (plus) meeting spaces – both indoors and out – to fit the individual needs of any group that comes to town.

If a meeting room for a couple dozen doesn’t quite cut it, several businesses such as Treasure Island Resort & Casino and the St. James Hotel, also offer large banquet, ballroom, or convention spaces for your largely attended events.

Great Gathering Spaces

Contact the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 with your planning goals, and we will be happy to consult with you about the details that will keep your event organized, engaging, and successful.

Indoors & Out

Consider Red Wing for Your Next... • Corporate Conference • Family or Class Reunion • Wedding • Bridal or Baby Shower • Educational Seminar • Board Meeting • Award Gala • Anniversary • Birthday Party • Getaway for the Girls/Guys • Workshop • Club Meeting/Outing

(i.e. photography, collectors, cyclists, car clubs, scrapbooking, etc.)

• Holiday Party • Fundraiser • Spiritual Retreat • Shopping Weekend • Culture Experience

(i.e. history enthusiasts, theatre buffs, winery/brewery, etc.)

• Fishing / Boating Weekend • Sports Outing

(i.e. golf, ski, kayak, bike, rock climb, horse back rides, etc.)

• School’s Out

(Think summer break, MEA, Christmas break, etc.)

• Group Adventure

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14 Craft Beers on Tap!

Great Cuisine with an Unprecedented View of the River!

“Where the Locals Go for Good Food & Good Fun!”

Full-Service Restaurant & Bar with Outdoor Bar, Riverside Dining & Lounging Live Entertainment on the Weekends Summer Outdoor Music Festivals Free Shuttle Service Seasonal & Transient Boat Slips Available

OPEN ALL YEAR-ROUND!

Dining

715.792.2417 . www.harborbar.net N673 825th St. (Island Road), Hager City, WI Located across the river from Downtown Red Wing

Full Menu Including Specialty Pizzas, Burgers, Seafood, and More...

Famous Friday Fish Fry Lunch Buffet Tuesday-Friday

217 Plum Street • 651.388.1896

Kitchen Open Tue-Sat 11am-9pm (Year-Round) and Sun 11am-7pm (Mar.-Nov.) • Lounge Open Later

www.MariesUnderground.com

303 W. Third St.

SERVING BREAKFAST, LUNCH, & DINNER SINCE 1975 American, Italian, & Mexican Menus

Family Dining w/ Kid’s Menu

FAMOUS PIZZA! Open Daily at 8am

Hwy 61 & Withers Harbor Dr. • Open 7 days/wk

Call ahead for to-go! (651) 385-0783

Prime Rib, Steaks, Seafood, & Ribs

Have Food Delivered to Your Hotel or Marina! Call 651-388-8877 For Menu, Brunch, & Buffet Information: www.LibertysRestaurant.com

The Best Steaks in Town!

Steaks, Seafood, Burgers & More

STAGHEAD GASTROPUB

OUTDOOR SEATING Full Bar Rooftop Deck Open Daily

Located on Old West Main St.

www.baysidetapandsteakhouse.com | (651) 388-1616

Your go-to for

All Things Specializing in

Homestyle Cooking Breakfast Served All Day!

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221 Bush Street | Red Wing | 651-388-5227

www.BevsCafe.com

Coffee

419 W 3rd Street Red Wing, MN 55066

(651)800-2026

www.mandyscafe.com

Hours

Monday - Saturday 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

CUISINE . COMMUNITY CRAFT BREW 651-212-6494 219 BUSH ST | WWW.THESTAGHEAD.COM


Dining

Something for Every Palate Photo from Staghead

Red Wing offers an ample amount of dining options for even the pickiest of “foodies.” Looking for a burger or pasta? Meeting for a special dinner or just a drink? You can find whatever you’re in the mood for at our restaurants, bars, and cafés here in town. Looking for breakfast? Bev’s Café serves up a home-style breakfast and Perkins offers a variety of breakfast options (served all day!). You can find brunch daily at The Veranda. For lunch you can find paninis, artisan soups, and coffee at Mandy’s Coffee & Café. Staghead offers a locally-sourced menu that changes often. Try a steak from Bayside Tap & Steakhouse or a buffalo burger from Old Western Saloon & Grill. For dinner, both Liberty’s Restaurant & Lounge and Marie’s Underground Grill & Tap House have a large menu with a variety of foods, extensive buffets, and will even deliver! Harbor Bar sits just across the river with great food and events. For a fancier dinner, The Port offers a fine dining experience in the cellar of the St. James Hotel.

Many of our restaurants also offer fabulous fish fries, happy hours, and even outdoor seating. Mandy’s Café & Coffee and Marie’s Underground Grill and Tap House both offer seating outside. The Veranda offers patio seating and Bayside Tap and Steakhouse has rooftop seating – both with great views of the river. Harbor Bar has ample outdoor seating as well as a marina just steps from the restaurant in which you can eat dockside. Don’t forget to make stops at Flower Valley Vineyard and Falconer Vineyards – both of which offer award-winning wines. Wood-fired pizza is also offered on the deck bistro at Falconer Vineyards. Sip on ales and wines at Jimmy’s Pub or check out Red Wing Brewery for craft ales and homemade calzones. Whatever you’re craving, we’re ready to quench your every hunger and thirst.

Photo from St. James Hotel

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Bayside Tap & Steakhouse 1516 Old West Main St.| (651) 388-1616 www.BaysideTapAndSteakhouse.com

Dining

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 & martini list in town. Open for lunch and dinner. “Meat and Drink” at Bayside!

Marie’s Underground Grill & Tap House

Located in the historic Armory Center 217 Plum Street | (651) 388-1896 www.MariesUnderground.com

Bev’s Café

With 14 craft beers on tap and a full menu of specialty pizzas, burgers, steaks, and more, Marie’s is “where the locals go for good food and good fun!” Fish fry on Fridays, lunch buffet Tuesday - Friday, and seasonal outdoor seating available. Dine in or delivery. Kitchen hours: Tue-Sat 11am-9pm (year-round), Sun 11am-7pm (MarchNovember), closed Mon. Bar and lounge open later.

221 Bush Street | (651) 388-5227 www.BevsCafé.com | BevsCafé@gmail.com

Perkins

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!

Harbor Restaurant, Bar & Marina N673 825th St. (Island Road) Hager City, WI 54014 (715) 792-2417 | www.harborbar.net Located across the Mississippi from Downtown Red Wing, you’ll find great food, entertainment, an outdoor bar, riverside dining and lounging. We’ve got 32’ and 50’ seasonal and transient boat slips available for restaurant-front docking. Summer music festivals and live weekend entertainment. Free shuttle service to/from Red Wing!

Hay Creek Valley Campground & Old Western Saloon & Grill 31655 Hwy 58 Blvd S. | Red Wing, MN (888) 388-3998 | (651) 388-3998 www.HayCreekValley.com Head to Hay Creek Valley campground to try a buffalo burger and some homemade soup. Belly up to the bar and order an ice cold beer, there’s always sure to be plenty of good conversation on hand. Or grab a table and enjoy lunch or dinner with the whole family. No matter what you decide, you’re sure to have a great time!

Jimmy’s Pub 406 Main Street | In the St. James Hotel (651) 385-7503 | (800) 252-1875 www.St-James-Hotel.com 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.

812 Withers Harbor Drive | (651) 385-0783 www.PerkinsRedWing.com Conveniently located on Highway 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; 24hrs on Fridays and Saturdays.

Breweries & Wineries Falconer Vineyards & Winery 3572 Old Tyler Road | Red Wing, MN (651) 388-8849 www.FalconerVineyards.com 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 Wed-Sunday May through October. The tasting room is open weekends year-round. Great for weddings and events. For current hours, directions, and entertainment schedule, visit our website.

Flower Valley Vineyard 6 miles south of Red Wing off Hwy 61 29212 Orchard Road | (651) 388-1770 www.FlowerValleyVineyard.com

Staghead

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.

219 Bush Street | (651) 212-6494 www.TheStaghead.com | Eat@TheStaghead.com

Red Wing Brewery

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 selection of craft beers and wines. Lunch and dinner are available Monday through Saturday.

The Port 406 Main Street | In the St. James Hotel (651) 385-7513 | (800) 252-1875 www.St-James-Hotel.com 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 bottle of wine.

1411 Old West Main Street | (651) 327-2200 www.RedWingBrewing.com info@RedWingBrewing.com 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.

Come enjoy the beauty of the river bluffs as you walk through our vineyard and taste our wines!

The Veranda 406 Main Street | In the St. James Hotel (651) 385-7520 | (800) 252-1875 www.St-James-Hotel.com 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.

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Liberty’s Restaurant & Lounge 303 W Third Street | (651) 388-8877 www.LibertysRestaurant.com Open daily at 8am, Liberty’s offers an extensive food selection complete with kids menu and our famous pizza! Plus, 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. 3rd Street | (651) 800-2026 www.MandysCafé.com mandy.cardinal@gmail.com 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 7a.m. to 5p.m.

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Continuing the

brewing tradition

in beautiful Red Wing, Minnesota

Featuring:

Historical Beers Past

from Red Wing’s

Our Own Craft Ales & Root Beer Guest Beers & Wines

& Handmade Pizza Eat In or Carry Out

www.RedWingBrewery.com

Located one block from Hwy. 61, the marina, and Bay Point Park.

1411 Old West Main St. • 651-327-2200

Just 6 miles south of Red Wing off Hwy 61 29212 Orchard Rd, Red Wing | 651-388-1770

www.FlowerValleyVineyard.com


Dining

Wine & Beer

By any standard, the popularity of local wineries and craft breweries has increased in recent years. Here in Red Wing, we offer both. For the beer enthusiast, plan a trip to Red Wing Brewery over on Old West Main Street. When it opened in 2011, it became the first brewery in town to carry on the tradition of small-batch brewing since the last brewery in Red Wing closed its doors 60 years ago. While the brewhouse is small (3½ barrels), they produce 6-7 barrels of their own featured historical ales every week to serve beer-loving locals and visitors alike. Also regularly on tap are guest beers that are either new to the market or everyday favorites of the craft beer community. Local wines and family beverages also available. For those who prefer fine wines, we have two local vineyards that grow and produce their own wines: Flower Valley Vineyards and Falconer Vineyards & Winery.

Flower Valley Vineyards can be found at the base of the bluffs in an area known as Flower Valley just minutes south of Red Wing. This family farm was transformed into a vineyard in 2002 by Dave, Mary, and Tom Mohn. The success of their homegrown grapes and wine led to the addition of a tasting room in recent years. On the opposite side of Red Wing, you can find Falconer Vineyards & Winery. Nestled in the bluff valley on the west side of town, this 6.5-acre vineyard is one not to be missed. Established in 2003 and owned by John Falconer and Ann Lowe, this vineyard makes wine with cold climate grapes developed specifically for our cold, midwestern climate and also offers several wines in their tasting room and (seasonal) deck bistro throughout the year. After visiting the two local vineyards, make a mini winery tour out of your trip by traveling west to Cannon River Winery in Cannon Falls. Their sunny 20-acre vineyard is home to more than 9,000 vines, rolling hills, an antique tasting bar, and a 150-year-old timber frame barn.

discover An Unparalleled Minnesota Wine Experience 421 Mill Street W | Cannon Falls, MN | (507) 263-7400

www.CannonRiverWinery.com

Award-Winning Wines

Wood-Fired Pizzas Picturesque Views

Our deck Bistro is open Wednesday-Sunday from May through October Our Tasting Room is open Saturdays & Sundays Year-Round

For hours, directions, and events, visit

www.FalconerVineyards.com 3572 Old Tyler Rd., Red Wing, MN 651.388.8849

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AL’S ANTIQUE MALL

We Sell ‘Em & Repair ‘Em

New merchandise arrives almost daily. Top Quality Meats & Fish • Fresh Produce Specialty & Organic Foods Full Line of Groceries • Deli • Great Service

Est. 1923

Family Owned Since 1955

512 PLUM STREET (Across from Salvation Army) RED WING, MN 55066

Open 7 days a week (651) 388-0572

“Come Join Us in Red Wing”

512 Buchanan Street • 651-388-5215

Al & Cathy Novek

Shopping

Fine Scandinavian Gifts

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Jewelry • Crystal • Sweaters • Scarves • Hats • Mittens • Socks Home Decor • Linens • Candles • Kitchen Items • Porcelain and much more! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Main & Bush St. Downtown Red Wing

1-800-488-3332

www.uffdashoponline.com

Footwear & So Much More!

Your Source for Offering Red Wing Factory Seconds & Old-Fashioned Customer Service

Since the 1940s

312 West 4th Street | 651.388.5510


Photo from Red Wing Stoneware

With a wide range of shopping options, you’re sure to find something special that you just have to have.

Sure you can expect to be able to buy the Red Wing staples of pottery and shoes, but you can also find unique Scandinavian gifts from the Uffda Shop, dapper men’s clothing from Josephson’s (WCCO TV’s Best Men’s Shop in Minnesota 2015), and organic groceries from Kiki’s Simple Abundance and Buchanan Grocery. Antiques of course are popular in our historic town (and can be found at Al’s Antique Mall or Larry’s Jugs), as is women’s clothing at Whimsy’s Closet and the shops in the St. James Shopping Court. Jewelry can be purchased from DeLeon Jewelers and the Red Wing Arts Association Depot Gallery.

Take Home

a Treasure

Shopping

Shoppers can also find new and used books at Fair Trade Books, unique finds at Boxrud’s Resale & Gift, fabulous flowers at Hallstrom’s and Sargent’s, and home décor, kitchen gadgets, and more at Cut Above Home.

Photo from Red Wing Shoes

From antiques to clothing, home décor to gifts, there’s something for everyone available at our stores.

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Shopping

Our historic downtown districts are the heart of Red Wing with their shops, restaurants, and more.

Unique Men’s Specialty Store Including Big & Tall Men’s Clothing Old Fashioned Service & Ambiance 215 Bush Street • 651-388-4261 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm • Thurs 9am-8pm

With historic buildings housing an eclectic array of businesses, our city works tirelessly to ensure the preservation of both its historical attributes and economic growth. The first buildings of Red Wing were built just steps away from the busy river rails in our downtown districts. Still today, Downtown Main Street and Old West Main both continue to showcase the historic charm and appeal from the turn-of-the-century. Stroll through the same quaint streets as those that visited our rivertown by train more than a century ago.

Your Local Health Food Store! • Organic • Dry Goods • Local Meats • Supplements • • Bulk • Health & Beauty • Essential Oils •

For more events held in the downtown districts, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or view the most up-to-date Calendar of Events at

www.RedWing.org Like us on Facebook!

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WOMEN’S CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES

Wearable. Wonderful. Whimsical.

651•388•0333 • 318 Bush St., Red Wing • Open Mon-Sat. 207 Bush St. | Downtown Red Wing | 651.388.8275

Many annual community events are held downtown. Summer brings Concerts in the Park on Wednesday nights and the Rolling River Music Festival, both of which are held in Central Park. Fall brings the Festival of the Arts, and thousands flock to town to celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas downtown during the Holiday Stroll, held every year on the day after Thanksgiving.

www.SimpleAbundanceRedWing.com

Red Wing’s Most Unique Shopping Experience

WE SPECIALIZE IN: * Furniture * Home Decor * Children’s Clothing * Upcycled Rustic

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409 Main St., Red Wing, MN 55066 | (651) 388.2214

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK! 417 Main Street, Red Wing, MN 55066 651.212.6221 | Boxruds.com


Things To Do ¨ Walk Through the Lobby of the St. James Hotel where you’ll find historic details and unique shops.

¨ See a Concert

With the abundance of activities available in Red Wing, our visitors should never be at a loss for something to do. Use the list below to help jumpstart your visit. You’re sure to find so much to do, you’ll have to stay an extra night!

¨ Visit a Smithsonian Exhibit at the Goodhue County History Center. Water/Ways is available Oct. 1 - Nov. 13.

¨ Get a Cup of Joe

at Mandy’s Café & Coffee and Clara’s Gifts & Coffee.

at a number of different venues (pg. 9).

¨ View the Diorama

¨ Buy a SotaPitcher™

¨ See a Dali and Picasso

¨ Purchase Local Art

¨ Go on a Sculpture Scavenger Hunt

¨ Attend Church

in the window of the Aliveo Military Museum. on permanent exhibit at the Anderson Center at Tower View.

See how many sculptures you can find throughout town.

¨ Swim Indoors

in the indoor aquatic center at the YMCA or at one of our hotels with a pool.

along the river in Red Wing and at the National Eagle Center in Wabasha.

¨ Go Antiquing

at Al’s Antiques, Larry’s Jugs, or Proud’s Bridgeside Antiques.

¨ Create Your Own Mini Wine Tour

from Flower Valley Vineyards to Falconer Vineyards to Cannon River Winery.

¨ Take Your Photo with the World’s Largest Boot at the flagship Red Wing Shoe Store.

at the Red Wing Arts Association’s gift shop and gallery at the Depot. at any one of our historic churches in town.

¨ Peruse the Best Men’s Shop in Minnesota Josephson’s Clothing was named “WCCO TV’s Best” in 2015.

¨ Enjoy Old-Fashioned Ice Cream

Shopping

¨ See Eagles Up Close & Personal

from Red Wing Stoneware.

at Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouses.

¨ Learn about the birthplace of American Ski Jumping at the Ski-Jumping Museum.

¨ See 6,000+ Pieces of Pottery

at the Pottery Museum of Red Wing.

¨ Witness the Pow Wow at Treasure Island in July.

¨ Celebrate Pottery

at the 40th Annual Red Wing Collectors Society Convention.

¨ Design a Custom Piece of Jewelry at DeLeon Jewelers.

¨ Listen to Blue Grass

in the music loft of Hobgoblin Music.

¨ Play Mahjong

with the members of Pier 55.

The world’s largest boot – a Red Wing Shoe® leather work boot standing over 20 feet tall at size 638 1/2!

¨ Watch a Masterpiece Being Painted at the Plein Air Art Festival.

¨ Play in Game Night at Fair Trade Books.

¨ Learn the Art of Glass-Blowing

during a class at the Anderson Center.

¨ Play Bingo

at Treasure Island Resort & Casino.

¨ Make Your Own Red Wing Flower Basket

at classes offered by Sargent’s Nursery and Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouses.

¨ Attend a Show

at the historic Sheldon Theatre.

Photo by James Chalmers

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Shopping Al’s Antique Mall 512 Plum Street | (651) 388-0572 Owners Al & Cathy Novek invite you to “Come join us in Red Wing” and find antiques and collectibles for everyone at Al’s Antique Mall! New merchandise arrives weekly. Open 7 days a week.

Boxrud’s Resale & Gifts 417 Main Street | (651) 212-6221 www.Boxruds.com | Info@Boxruds.com You’ve never seen anything like Boxrud’s Resale and Gifts before! We offer quality consignment, home décor, accessories, and giftables. Open 7 days a week (subject to change). Like us on Facebook!

Buchanan Grocery 512 Buchanan Street | (651) 388-5215 Family-owned since 1955, Buchanan Grocery is known for their top quality meats & fish, full line of groceries, deli, & fresh produce. Specialty & organic foods also available. Come in for great service! Delivery available. For more information, find us on Facebook.

Cut Above Home Shopping

320 W. Third Street | (651) 388-2307 www.CutAboveHome.com Exceptional style... Excellent Prices... Quality Home Décor, Kitchenware and Accessories.

DeLeon Jewelers 409 Main Street | (651) 388-2214 www.facebook.com/DeLeon-Jewelers DeLeon Jewelers is your complete jeweler. Offering the “Best quality, best service, best value, at the best price”. We specialize in diamond engagement rings and offer a variety of custom designed pieces. All designs and jewelry repairs are done in-house!

Fair Trade Books 320 Bush Street | (651) 800-2030 www.FairTradeBooksRedWing.com 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 us! We host frequent events, offer other gift items and are open every day.

Hallstrom’s Florist & Greenhouse 317 Bush St. (Gift Shop) | (651) 388-7178 785 Hallstrom Dr. (Greenhouse) www.HallstromFlowers.com Celebrating 130 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.

Josephson’s 215 Bush Street | (651) 388-4261 Unique men’s specialty store including big & tall men’s clothing, old fashion service and ambiance. Hours are Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Thurs 9am-8pm.

Kiki’s Simple Abundance 318 Bush Street | (651) 388-0333 www.SimpleAbundanceRedWing.com “Your local health food store” supplying local buffalo, organic, free-range chickens and eggs, organic produce, supplements, beauty products and bulk items. Customers become friends! Open Monday - Saturday.

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Larry’s Jugs 1811 Old West Main Street (651) 388-3337 www.LarrysJugs.com Stop by this specialty pottery store to find crocks, jugs, bowls, antiques, and more! Open Thursday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm April through December and Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 5pm June through August. Follow us on Facebook to see our ever-changing inventory!

Red Wing Pottery & Red Wing Stoneware 4909 Moundview Dr. | (651) 388-4610 www.RedWingPottery.com www.RedWingStoneware.com

St. James Shopping Court “The Best Shopping in Red Wing”

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

Red Wing Shoe Store 315 Main Street | (651) 388-6233 www.RedWing.RedWingShoeStore.com Visit the flagship Red Wing Shoe Store to see the world’s largest boot, Red Wing Shoe Museum, and full-floor outlet center.

Unique Jackets & Sportswear Special Occasion Clothing • Blue Willi’s

651.388.8792

Sargent’s Nursery 3352 North Service Drive (651) 388-3847 www.SargentsNursery.com Beautiful plants and incredible landscapes; that’s what we do. 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 St. | Inside the St. James Hotel The Levee | (651) 388-8792 Unique jackets, sportswear, special occasion clothing, and Blue Willi’s.

Creative Fashion with a Traditional Flare!

651.385.0548

www.VestigesOnline.com

Refined Skin Medi-Spa | (651) 388-9855 www.RefinedSkinMediSpa.com Skin care, massage, botox, liposuction, and laser procedures.

Vestiges | (651) 385-0548 www.VestigesOnline.com Creative fashion with a traditional flare!

Uffda Shop 202 Bush Street (651) 388-8436 | 1-800-488-3332 www.UffdaShopOnline.com

Massage • Liposuction • Skin Care Botox • Laser Procedures

651.388.9855

www.RefinedSkinMediSpa.com Open 7 Days a Week 406 Main St. • In The St. James Hotel

Fine 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 West 4th Street | (651) 388-5510 We sell ‘em and repair ‘em! Your source for authentic Red Wing Shoes, work boots and oldfashioned 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 through Saturday.

Whimsy’s Closet 207 Bush Street | (651) 385-8275 www.WhimsysCloset.com Find wearable, wonderful, and whimsical woman’s clothing, accessories, and more at Whimsy’s Closet in historic downtown Red Wing.

Larry’s Jugs antiques

1811 Old West Main • (612) 719-6113 Open Thurs-Sun | 10am-5pm | April-December


Explore the

Mississippi River Valley During your stay in Red Wing, we encourage travel around the area as the Mississippi River Valley deserves to be explored! Plan a scenic drive along either side of the river by way of the Great River Road. To start on the Wisconsin side, cross the bridge from Red Wing to Hager City, WI to travel south along Hwy 35. To explore the Minnesota side of the Mississippi, simply drive south on Hwy 61 to start your day trip to one of the other charming river towns in the area.

Lake City

Just south of Red Wing on the Minnesota side, you’ll find this charming town on the banks of Lake Pepin. Visitors can sail the lake with GEM Sailing or take it in by paddleboat on board the Pearl of the Lake. Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. is a Lake City shopping staple, complete with antiques, apparel, art and more. Nosh is a favorite for fine dining with a lake view, while Big Bear Pizzeria offers a more casual fare. AmericInn, Sunset Motel, Villas on Pepin and Willows on the River all offer lodging on or near

the lake if you desire a longer stay. Looking for more to do in town? Contact Lake City Tourism at (877) 525-3248 or visit LakeCityMN.org.

Around the Area

Red Wing makes a great “home-base” for your trip because of our easy access to the Great River Road on both the Minnesota and Wisconsin sides of the river.

Wabasha

Further south on Hwy 61 is where you’ll find Wabasha, home of Proud’s Bridgeside Antiques. The National Eagle Center can also be found in downtown on the bank of the river and offers the chance to learn more about our national bird through exhibits and live eagle programs daily. Once in Wabasha, take Cty 25 across the bridge over to Nelson, WI to travel back north on the Great River Road (Hwy 35).

Pepin, WI

On the Wisconsin side, Pepin sits just across Lake Pepin from Lake City. Stop here to explore the area on a sailing excursion with Sail Pepin. For further information about the surrounding area or for help planning your loop on the Great River Road, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or visit

www.RedWing.org

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Around the Area

Cruise with us and enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi Bluffs. Actively participate in sailing the boat or enjoy the ride. • Cruises • Certified Sailing Instruction • Corporate Entertainment • Team Building • Bareboat Charters

WWW.STUDIOSEVENPHOTO.COM

Located at Lake City Marina, Lake City, MN

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Website: www.gemsailingmn.com Email: gemsailingmn@gmail.com • Phone: 507-261-7473

Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co. • • • • • •

Full-Service Bar and Snacks Private Charters, Weddings, Reunions

651-345-5188

100 Central Point Road | Lake City, MN

Gifts Art Apparel Antiques Coffee Shop Historical Display & Video Like us on Facebook for hours and additional information!

PearlButtonCo.com

226 S. Washington, Lake City | (651)345.2100

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Daily Narrated Sightseeing Cruises

www.PearlOfTheLake.com


Cruises . Instruction Teambuilding

651-345-5611

Overlooking Beautiful Lake Pepin 1515 North Lakeshore Drive Lake City, MN 55041

651-345-5331 | 800-945-0192 www.SunsetLC.com

• Free Breakfast • Free WiFi • • Indoor Pool & Whirlpool • • Beautiful View of Lake Pepin •

VISIT WABASHA’S

L A RGE ST A NT I QU E S TO R E ! Unusual household antiques including furniture, glass, jewlery, music, toys & more!

Air Conditioning | Cable | Wifi Outdoor Heated Pool 1615 N Lakeshore Dr | Lake City, MN

www.AmericInn.com

One, Two, and Three Bedroom Units & Cabins – All with Kitchens!

HO URS

Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

234 Main Street NW, Wabasha, MN

(651) 560-4925

Luxury Condominium Rentals on Lake Pepin Daily, Weekly, and Monthly Rates (651) 345-5188

Around the Area

How far is it from Red Wing to...

Cannon Falls - 21.8 miles Hager City, WI - 3.1 miles Hay Creek - 6.4 miles Lake City - 17.0 miles Pepin, WI - 28.2 miles Rochester - 46.4 miles Wabasha - 30.8 miles

Find us in beautiful Lake City, MN | www.VillasOnPepin.com

Pizzeria & Deli Dine In – Take Out Delivery

Rent by the Day, Week, or Month! Each of Our Lakeside Suites Include a Fireplace, Kitchen, and A Spectacular View of Lake Pepin – Just Minutes from Red Wing! 100 Central Point Road | Lake City, MN 55041

www.WillowsOnTheRiver.com | For Reservations: (651) 345-9900

402 S. Lakeshore Dr., Lake City 651.345.2102 bigbearpizzeria.com

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Sunday 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday - Tuesday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.

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Around the Area Cannon Falls, MN Cannon River Winery 421 Mill Street W | Cannon Falls, MN 55009 (507) 263-7400 www.CannonRiverWinery.com info@CannonRiverWinery.com Located just off the Cannon Valley Trail, Cannon River Winery is a family-owned, award-winning winery in Cannon Falls, MN. Stop by our historic Tasting Room featuring live music every weekend. Visit our website for hours and more information.

Lake City, MN AmericInn (Lake City) 1615 N Lakeshore Drive | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-5611 www.AmericInn.com/hotels/MN/LakeCity Great location with beautiful views of Lake Pepin! Be sure to request a lakeview room when calling – they go fast! Many room types to choose from. On Hwy 61 on the north edge of town.

Big Bear Pizzeria & Deli 402 S. Lakeshore Dr. | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-2102 www.BigBearPizzeria.com BigBearPizzeria@gmail.com We offer breakfast, home-style lunches (MondayFriday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.), sandwiches, ice cream, and the best made to order pizzas in town! Dine-in, pick up, or delivery available.

Around the Area

GEM Sailing MN 201 South Franklin Street, Slip 964 Lake City, MN 55041 (507) 261-7473 www.GEMSailingMN.com GEMSailingMN@gmail.com Cruise with us and enjoy the beauty of the Mississippi Bluffs. Actively participate in sailing the boat or enjoy the ride. Cruises, certified sailing instruction, corporate entertainment, team building, and bareboat charters available all day, every day. May to October.

Lake City Tourism Lake City, MN 55041 | (877) 525-3248 www.LakeCityMN.org Nestled along the banks of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, Lake City is just 17 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61. Join us for four seasons of family fun, romantic getaways, or adventures with friends!

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Lake Pepin Pearl Button Co.

Willows on the River

226 S. Washington | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-2100 www.PearlButtonCo.com

15 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61 100 Central Point Road | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-9900 www.WillowsOnTheRiver.com

The cornerstone of Lake City shopping and educational experience in a 150 year-old building featuring gifts, antiques, apparel, and art. Visit the Button Coffee Shop, Historical Society Clamming Display, and see the original working wooden hand pulley elevator.

Nosh 310 S Washington St.| Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-2425 www.NoshRestaurant.com Situated on the shores of Lake Pepin, Nosh offers two levels of lakeview dining. Serving up western Mediterranean-influenced American cuisine, our menu is determined by the seasonal availability of produce and meats from local farmers. Extensive craft beer and wine selection. Open Wed–Sat 4-9pm and Sun 3-8pm. Call for reservations.

Pearl of the Lake 15 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61 100 Central Point Road | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-5188 www.PearlOfTheLake.com Climb aboard the Lake Pepin paddleboat and step back in time to the 1800s when paddlewheel boats traveled the Mississippi! Enjoy one of our daily sightseeing cruises or charter a private party, wedding, or reunion. Seats 125, climate-controlled and restrooms on board.

Sunset Motel 1515 N Lakeshore Drive Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-5331 www.SunsetLC.com | g.marn@yahoo.com All are welcome at the Sunset Motel! Overlooking beautiful Lake Pepin, our motel offers an outdoor heated pool for guests, and our rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable, and wireless internet. One, two, and three bedroom units and cabins with kitchens. Non-smoking rooms available. Call for reservations.

Villas on Pepin 15 miles south of Red Wing on Hwy 61 | Lake City, MN 55041 (651) 345-5188 www.VillasOnPepin.com Just minutes from Red Wing, you can find premium luxury condominiums on the banks of Lake Pepin. Every condo boasts unique décor, basic kitchen essentials, gas fireplace, and decks with beautiful views of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River bluffs. Daily, weekly, or monthly rentals available.

Here you can find lakeside suites available daily, weekly, or monthly with spectacular views of Lake Pepin and surrounding bluffs year-round. One and two bedroom suites available – just minutes from Red Wing – equipped with full kitchen and fireplace. Our guests also enjoy our pool, spa, and exercise room.

Pepin, WI Sail Pepin 400 First Street | Pepin, WI 54759 (715) 442-2250 www.SailPepin.com | David@SailPepin.com Daily departures for afternoon, sunset and starlit sailboat rides, plus: sailing instruction; corporate/ youth team-building programs; and weddings, family and business events on beautiful Lake Pepin. Located on Pepin’s charming waterfront next to the renowned Harbor View Café and exceptional galleries and shops.

Wabasha, MN National Eagle Center 50 Pembroke Avenue | Wabasha, MN 55981 (651) 565-4989 www.NationalEagleCenter.org info@NationalEagleCenter.org Located on the banks of the Mississippi River, the National Eagle Center offers live eagle programs daily, interactive exhibits, and wild bald eagle viewing. Open year round. Check out our website for special events!

Proud’s Bridgeside Antiques 234 Main Street NW | Wabasha, MN 55981 (651) 560-4925 Proud’s Bridgeside Antiques is the only large antique store in Wabasha, MN, offering antique household items such as furniture, glass, jewelery, music, toys, and more! Open seven days a week for your convenience: Monday-Thursday 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10a.m.-5p.m., and Sunday 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Find us on Facebook!


Red Wing doesn’t only offer museums and shopping and lodging... we offer a full-service community for visitors and residents alike. From community organizations to churches to health clubs, you can find whatever it is you need right within the greater Red Wing area.

For outdoor activities, the “Live Healthy Red Wing” initiative (funded and operated by local leaders and organizations across town) offers an abundance of activities, area maps, fit tips and more online at LiveHealthyRedWing.org.

Whether you’re just here for a weekend or a more extended stay, our community offers all the amenities you need.

The Red Wing Rotary Club is comprised of community members that host events and fundraisers throughout the year, including Kids Fishing Contests, Tour de Red Wing Bike Ride, River City Days parade, and more.

Community Organizations From an active Chamber of Commerce that supports the businesses in the area to the Noontime Kiwanis Club that makes our beautiful flower baskets possible every summer, Red Wing takes pride in its many organizations and clubs dedicated to serving and enhancing the community. At the Red Wing Senior Center you can find members of Pier 55 - Red Wing Area Seniors, an organization that offers activities, events, and more for individuals age 55 and older. Pier 55 members also volunteer with Meals on Wheels, Mayo Clinic valet driving, and Annadee’s Closet. Healthy living is important to the community. The Red Wing YMCA offers a 10,000 sq. ft. indoor wellness center with cardio and weighttraining equipment, indoor track, and rockclimbing wall as well as an indoor aquatic center.

Worship

Worship services are available in many denominations, and visitors are encouraged. See our worship directory for a list of services offered by several churches in town.

Education

Beyond the Red Wing Public Schools system, we’re lucky to be home to Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical’s Red Wing campus. With more than 90 programs offered, from guitar repair to criminal justice, there are options for anyone seeking higher education right here in town. If there is anything in the community you’d like to learn more about, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or visit www.RedWing.org.

Community

Places of Worship

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STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY. CHANGING LIVES.

Christ Episcopal Church 321 West Avenue (651) 388-0411 www.ChristChurchRedWing.com Office@ChristChurchRedWing.com Join us for Worship on Sundays at 8 a.m. Holy Eucharist Rite at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., Sunday School at 10 a.m. Childcare is provided on Sundays from 9:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. We also have worship on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. with the Holy Eucharist Rite at 11 a.m.

434 Main Street • Red Wing • 651.388.4724 www.RedWingYMCA.org • Guests Welcome!

Concordia Lutheran LCMS

A Non-Profit Wellness Community for ALL Ages.

Worship Directory

1805 Bush Street (651) 388-5447 ConcordiaRW@Q.com Join us for Worship on Sundays at 9:30am. We also offer Sunday School & adult bible study on Sundays at 8:15am, bible study on Wednesday mornings at 9:45am, and confirmation & women’s bible study on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm.

Start a New Journey!

First Lutheran Church

Activities & opportunities to live and age well. Request a complimentary newsletter!

615 W. 5th Street (651) 388-9311 www.FirstLutheranRW.com Office@FirstLutheranRW.com Senior Pastor Arthur Sharot, ELCA, offers worship services Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., Saturday at 5:30 p.m., and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school is offered at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday and 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Immanuel Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod)

Services

Places of Worship

24686 Old Church Road (651) 388-4577 www.immanuel-lcms.org immanuellcms@yahoo.com

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September through May: Join us on Sundays for 9:00am Sunday School and Bible Class, 9:45am Fellowship, and 10:00am Worship. June through August: Join us on Sundays for 9:30am Worship. Find us 5 miles south on Hwy 58, left on Old Church Road. Church will be 1/4 mile on the right.

New River Assembly of God 240 Spates Avenue (651) 388-3303 www.NewRiverAG.org NewRiverAGChurch@gmail.com Our goal as a church is to commit our lives to passionately pursue Jesus, while investing in intentional, life-giving relationships with everyone around us. Services are Wednesday nights at 7p.m. and Sunday mornings at 10a.m. Also, join us for Saturday night prayer at 7p.m.

For more community information and events, call the Visitor Center at (651) 385-5934 or visit

240 HARRISON STREET • 651-327-2255

www.RedWingAreaSeniors.org

Just because you’re on vacation doesn’t mean your faith needs to be.

With dozens of churches and religious organizations in town, you’re sure to find a place that’s right for you. Whether it’s Sunday services, bible study, fellowship, or confession, there are many religious services available for visitors throughout the week.

Many denominations are represented in town, and many churches have interesting historical backgrounds and beautiful architecture. See the Worship Directory for services offered at select religious establishments.

500 DESTINATIONS. INFINITE STORIES. See Where the Train Can Take You.

With over 500 destinations nationwide, there is no better way to see American than by train.

Book your trip today at Amtrak.com/deals.

www.RedWing.org Fares, routes, and schedules subject to change without notice. Amtrak is a registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.


Services Community Pier 55 Red Wing Area Seniors 240 Harrison Street (651) 327-2255 www.RedWingAreaSeniors.org Activities and opportunities to live and age well. The Red Wing Senior Center is open to all individuals age 55 and over. Visit our website for activities, events, and other resources available.

Getting to

Red Wing

Red Wing Rotary Club Meets Tuesdays 12pm at St. James Hotel www.RedWingRotary.org Established in 1986, the Red Wing Rotary Club is a group of community members who host community events, sponsor educational activities, and host fundraisers for the community. New members always welcome! For more information, visit our website.

Red Wing YMCA 434 Main Street (651) 388-4724 www.RedWingYMCA.org Membership@RedWingYMCA.org Offering our community and guests preschool and daycare services, indoor aquatic center, a 10,000 sq. ft. Wellness Center with brand new cardio equipment, indoor track, rock climbing wall, and 5 locker rooms. Strengthening community. Changing lives. Guests welcome!

Red Wing sits on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border at the junction of Hwy 61 and Hwy 63, between Lake City and Hastings, and just across the Mississippi River from Hager City, WI.

Located approximately an hour southeast of the Twin Cities and 45 minutes north of Rochester, Red Wing is an easy drive for anyone wanting to visit. Just tell us how you want to get here...

Coming by Car? From La Crosse, WI:

From St. Paul:

From Rochester, MN:

From Minneapolis:

(93 miles) U.S. Hwy 61 North to Red Wing (Minnesota Great River Road)

(44 miles) U.S. Hwy 52 North to Zumbrota MN Hwy 58 North to Red Wing

(51 miles) U.S. Hwy 52 South to Hampton, Minnesota MN Hwy 50 East to U.S. Hwy 61 South

(61 miles) Interstate 94 East to St. Paul U.S. Hwy 52 South to Hampton, Minnesota MN Hwy 50 East to U.S. Hwy 61 South

MSP

From Chicago:

(364 miles) Interstate 90 West to La Crosse, WI U.S. Hwy 61 North to Red Wing (Minnesota Great River Road)

RST

Red Wing, MN

Education Minnesota State College Southeast Technical 308 Pioneer Road (651) 385-6300 www.southeastmn.edu enrollmentservices@southeastmn.edu Offering more than 90 diverse programs in 6 different major career fields. Here you’ll find a welcoming environment with small class sizes. 95% of our graduates find work in their chosen field.

Travel Amtrak 420 Levee St. | Red Wing, MN 1 (800) USA-RAIL www.Amtrak.com The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak, is a corporation striving to deliver quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day to more than 500 destinations.

7600 Helgerson Drive SW Rochester, MN 55902 (507) 282-2328 www.FlyRST.com With daily nonstop service from Atlanta, Minneapolis, and Chicago, Rochester International Airport (RST) makes your travel convenient and easy. Less than an hour from Red Wing!

From further away?

If you’re traveling a greater distance to visit us, consider flying into Rochester International Airport (RST), located less than an hour away from Red Wing. As a full-service airport with taxis and car rentals available, getting to us is a breeze. Another option is to fly into the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), just over an hour away. Visitors can also get to us via train (Amtrak – stopping 2x daily at the Historic Depot and Visitor Center).

See You Soon!

Services

Rochester International Airport

OFFERING NON-STOP FLIGHTS WITH

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An escape you won’t soon forget.

800-252-1875 | 406 Main Street | www.St-James-Hotel.com There are few places as gratifying as the historic St. James Hotel in Red Wing.

From eagle watching to skiing, there’s plenty to do outside. Or, if you prefer, there’s no need to leave the building once you arrive! Guestrooms, banquet space, restaurants, shops and a spa – all within the hotel.

Let us create a memorable experience for you.

Red Wing Visitor's Guide 2016  

Read online or Download a free copy to help plan your trip to Red Wing. Our easy to read guide is full of ideas sure to make your visit memo...

Red Wing Visitor's Guide 2016  

Read online or Download a free copy to help plan your trip to Red Wing. Our easy to read guide is full of ideas sure to make your visit memo...