Join us in Historic Stillwater Minnesota!

Thanks to the Stillwater Convention and Visitor's Bureau for their sponsorship!  Visit their website for a complete list of happenings in the St. Croix River Valley.


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Experience the holidays this year in Historic Downtown Stillwater. Mainstreet is alive with Christmas decorations, lights and traditional events for a month long celebration from November to New Year's Eve. Enjoy old fashioned holiday spirit!  Downtown Stillwater's independently owned unique boutiques, salons and restaurants welcome you. Shop small and local through the season to support local businesses. Find joy in shopping and dining in our Hometown for the Holidays!

Horsedrawn Wagonette Rides
November 30th 1-4pm
December 14th 1-4pm
December 21st 1-4pm
December 31st 4-7pm

Strolling Santa and Victorian Carolers
Every Saturday and Sunday during the season

Twinkle Party
December 7th 4-7pm

Thank you to all of our 2018 Hometown for the Holidays Sponsors.


Main Street shops, restaurants, and attractions welcome you to our romantic city for free carriage rides along the river! Meet by the pedestrian plaza on Water Street on February 14th from 4-7pm. There are no tickets required, just show up and ride! It is first come, first served.

The pedestrian plaza is located between Valley Bookseller and the gas station on Water Street.

Sorry, no private reservations are available.

Ladies Night Out Events        

2nd Thursday in March, May, Sept and Nov.
Grab your girlfriends for a fun night downtown Stillwater. Shops offer discounts as well as drink specials, appetizers and food samples, fashion tips and decorating ideas throughout the evening!

The evening begins anytime after 2:00pm where you'll get your passport and first stamps.

Follow the balloons to all the great deals & fun events! Earn a stamp at any participating business just for visiting. Earn more passport stamps by making purchases at participating businesses. Every $20 spent gets you one more stamp. Collect 14 stamps and you’ll be entered into our finale drawings.

The Grand Finale drawings begin at 8:30pm with lots of great prizes including a chance to win a $100 Gift Certificate to any of the participating business. You must be present to win.

Can’t get to the finale, or short of 14 stamps? No problem, just drop your passport off at our 2nd chance drop off locations to be entered into our 2nd chance drawings. You don’t have to be present to win!

Visit our Facebook page for up to date information that includes starting and finale locations.

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Trick or Treating              
Last Saturday and Sunday of October noon - 4.
Bring your little Disney Princesses, Ninjas and Minecraft Characters to Historic Downtown Stillwater for Trick or Treating.  Participating businesses will display a Trick or Treat sign and will hand out a treat to all participants.