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Take Me to the River

Experience the intersection of art and nature in the St. Croix Valley as you explore the region’s art fairs, festivals and open artist studios. Take Me to the River is a one-of-a-kind “festival of festivals” during the height of the fall colors.

Discover even more of the St. Croix Valley by exploring our many galleries, performing arts venues, parks, restaurants and lodging options. Have a memorable day, an incredible weekend or a perfect vacation where art and nature meet.

Event descriptions, directions and information can be found at

9/9: Art on the Kinni, River Falls
9/15-17: The Backyard Pottery Sale, Shafer
9/15-17: Four Artists at Terra Incognita, Stillwater
9/15-17: Mary Jo Van Dell Studio, Marine on St. Croix
9/15-17: River Valley Potters Fall Studio Sales – 2 locations in Marine on St. Croix and Shafer
9/16: Art at the Acreage, Osceola
9/16-17: Art on Rustic Road , Hudson
9/23: 27th Annual Art & Artists Celebration at Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer
9/23-24: Afton Art in the Park, Afton
9/23-24: Spirit of the St. Croix Art Festival, Hudson
10/7-8: Rivertown Fall Arts Festival, Stillwater
8/24-9/30: Concerning Plants Gallery Exhibition at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater

2023 Event Map

An interactive event map with all of the 2023 events and sponsors can be found at

We would like to thank our media sponsor Local. & their area magazines. St. Croix Valley Magazine emphasizes the best the communities of the St. Croix Valley have to offer. With insider information and engaging articles about local dining, shopping and leisure activities, this monthly publication highlights local residents with stories to tell.

If you or your organization is interested in being part of Take Me to the River in 2023, contact Heather or Syndie at 651-439-1465.