Take Me to the River 2021 - Updates

Below you will find information about the individual events that comprise Take Me to the River. After a year of postponed or online events, many of the partner events are planning on returning to in-person events for 2022.

Ten Events filled with Amazing Art, Seven River Towns, One River Valley. Find them all on the Take Me to the River Map.

See the 2020 Map

Keep up with the latest Take Me the River news. Read previews of this year's new events. Get a sneak peek at this year's artists.

While You are Here

Find restaurants, hotels, bars and area attractions to compliment your Take Me to the River experience. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, please contact these independent business to check their hours of operation.

Food & Lodging

Whether you are looking for a gourmet dinner along the river or a quick bite to make a picnic, you will find just what you are looking for. Making if a long weekend, look no further than the historic inns and welcoming bed & breakfasts to your lodging needs.

The Arts

The art and music at the art fairs and open studios aren't the only creative outlets in the St. Croix Valley. Retail art galleries, professional theatre groups and live music at various locations keep the arts going well into the evening in many river towns.

Retail & Attractions

There is so much to do in the St. Croix Valley, it can be hard to know where to start. Take a fall colors cruise along the St. Croix National Scenic River Way. Pick up a book at an independent local bookstore. Or maybe learn the history of the birthplace of Minnesota on a trolley tour.