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WIN a Ski & Stay Package with Afton Alps

Stillwater’s charming historic downtown is an exciting and relaxing winter escape! Stay in Stillwater to explore three nearby ski resorts – Afton Alps, Trollhaugen, and Wild Mountain. Ski season is here in Minnesota with lots of beautiful white snow! Enter to WIN a ski & stay package with Afton Alps which is the closest ski resort […]


Ice Castles Open Date is Announced!

Stillwater, Minnesota is the new site of the must-see Ice Castles set to OPEN Friday, January 6th. Visit this amazing spectacle where fairy tales are brought to life with the nighttime glow of twinkling lights, magnificent archways and towers, ice-carved tunnels and slides ready to be explored. Purchase tickets at www.IceCastles.com/Stillwater! Plan ahead to get […]


Hockey Day Minnesota Sweepstakes

              Enter to Win Tickets – The Minnesota Wild, along with FOX Sports North and Minnesota Hockey, will host the outdoor games for Wells Fargo Hockey Day Minnesota 2017 – Saturday, January 21st – in Stillwater this year!  Come watch hockey at an outdoor rink in downtown Stillwater along the St. Croix River! Stillwater’s festivities will […]


Find Holiday Inspiration in Stillwater

Located along the scenic St. Croix River, and just outside of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Stillwater, Minnesota is considered the state’s historic birthplace. It’s been described as one of the Best Places to Take Out of Town Guests and named one of America’s Most Picturesque Towns, where paddle wheel river boats and gondolas still travel near a […]


New Winter Events in Stillwater This Year!

Book your stay now because we have even more fun in store this winter with the Ice Castles and Hockey Day Minnesota 2017 coming to the riverfront of downtown Stillwater. Ice Castles December 26* through Mid-March *Open/close dates weather dependent. Open daily except Tuesdays. Full schedule, tickets, and details here. Real-life Ice Castles that will take […]


2016 Photo Contest Winners Announced

Discover Stillwater’s 4th annual summer photo contest has announced the winners. There were 290 entries this year showcasing a variety of stunning scenes of the Stillwater area. The Stillwater/Oak Park Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors selected the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners as well as honorable mention images: Jeanette Moss McCurdy won […]


Maps & Resources

Are you looking for printable maps and other resources to help plan your visit to Stillwater? We’ve gathered many of the most popular in one place. These resources vary from video walking tours to parking maps, all with the intention of helping you have as much information as possible to make your trip to Stillwater […]


2016 Summer Photo Contest – WIN!

The 2016 Summer Photo Contest has launched! Click here for complete contest rules: Enter on WEBSITE or Enter on FACEBOOK. Find what inspires you about historic downtown Stillwater, Minnesota. Submit your photos of people and places of Stillwater during all four seasons. Portray Stillwater’s history, events, landmarks, scenery, attractions, dining, lodging, river activities, weddings, culinary travel, art […]


What’s New in 2016

Summer is almost here! The Historic District’s fun Stillwater vibe is underway. Here’s a quick line up of the newest shops, experiences, restaurants, venues, and places to stay you must see this year. Stillwater welcomes the following NEW businesses: Alesci on St. Croix – VRBO studio apartment downtown above Wedge & Wheel on Chestnut St. Artful […]


Pontoon Rental & Stay Sweepstakes

Hurry, enter for your chance to win a mid-week getaway on the scenic St. Croix River in Stillwater, Minnesota. Enjoy a day on the river with a 4-hour pontoon rental from Stillwater Boat Club & Rentals, overnight accommodations from your choice of hotel/B&B/Inn ($300 voucher), and just for fun two tickets for a tour of […]


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