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Fairs & Festivals

WED–SUN, JULY 10–14

Winona County Fair

Winona County Fairgrounds, 506 W 6th St., St. Charles, MN

Events at various times, winonacountyfair.com

Fair food, carnival rides, commercial booths, 4-H & open class exhibits, and grandstand shows.

 

SAT, JULY 13

Youth Outdoor Fest

Veterans Freedom Park, 200 Clinton St.

10am–2pm, facebook.com/events/veterans-freedom-park/youth-outdoor-fest-2019

Experience outdoor recreation activities available in the Coulee Region, arts and crafts, live animals, food, and more. Free admission.

 

SAT, JULY 13

Driftless Music Festival

Eckhart Park, Decker St., Viroqua

12–10pm, driftlessmusicfestival.com

Diverse music, local food, and good company under the trees. Enjoy one show or pack a blanket and chairs and stay all day. Free admission.

 

WED–SAT, JULY 17–21

La Crosse Interstate Fair

West Salem Fairgrounds, N4985 County Road M, West Salem

Events at various times, lacrosseinterstatefair.com

Carnival, exhibitions, food, and fun. Free admission.

 

SAT, JULY 27

2nd Annual Blue Fruit Fest

Blue Fruit Farm, 31762 Wiscoy Ridge Rd., Winona, MN

3–8pm, 507-454-8310, bluefruitfarm.com

Farm tours, berry and jam tasting, live music, pizza, and desserts from the Blue Heron.

 

SAT–SUN, JULY 27-28

AAUW Art Fair on the Green

UWL Campus, 1725 State St.

10am–5pm (Sat.), 10am–4pm (Sun.), lacrosse-wi.aauw.net/art-fair/event

Fine art and food for sale, admission goes to fundraise local scholarships and grants.

 

FRI–SUN, AUG. 9–11

Irishfest

Southside Fest Grounds, 615 2nd St. N.

3pm–12am, irishfestlacrosse.org

Irish/Celtic music, food, beverages, dancing, and culture for the whole family. Kids 17 and under are free.

 

FRI–SUN, AUG. 16–18

Kornfest

Events at various locations, Holmen

Events at various times, 526-4444

Annual community celebration filled with fireworks, a parade, a car show, swap meets, carnival, music, charcoal chicken, and, of course, delicious buttered corn. Free admission.

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FRI-SUN, MAY 31–JUNE 2

June Dairy Days

Village Park, West Salem

Events at various times, junedairydays.com

Bands, events, parade, fireworks, and more to entertain the whole family.

 

FRI-SAT, JUNE 7–8

Artspire

The Pump House Regional Art Center, 119 King St.

Events at various times, 785-1434, artspire.thepumphouse.org

Free, all-inclusive, community art celebration combines visual, performing, literary arts, dance, and more in a primarily outdoor setting.

 

WED–SUN, JUNE 12–16

Winona Steamboat Days

Events at various locations and times, winonasteamboatdays.com

Five days of carnival, live music, boat races, a grand parade, and fireworks. Join us for a week full of fun!


SAT, JUNE 15

La Crosse County Dairy Breakfast

Creamery Creek Holsteins, W1250 County U, Bangor

6–11am, 343-6220, Find us on Facebook

Breakfast and fun on the farm for the whole family. Local food, open barn and farm tours, kids activities and inflatables, NEW Dairy Tasting Tent, Educational Tent, Spin-to-Win Wheel, and more.

 

FRI–SAT, JUNE 21–22

Celebrate Onalaska

Van Riper Park, 206 Riders Club Rd., Onalaska

Events at various times, celebrateonalaska.com

Good food and great entertainment. Free activities for all ages and a fireworks display.

 

SAT, JUNE 22

Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival

Copeland Park, 1130 Copeland Park Dr.

7am–4pm, bigbluedragonboat.com

A colorful and spirited competition on the Black River. Funds raised support the Center for Breast Care and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse.

 

WED–SAT, JULY 3–6

Riverfest

Riverside Park, 50 State St.

Events at various times, riverfestlacrosse.com

Entertainment, food, drink, and fun over the 4th of July weekend. Kids 12 and under are free.