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Black Friday & Shop Small Business Saturday

Black Friday or Shop Small Saturday? What’s your preference? Stillwater is the Ultimate Shop Small Destination in Minnesota and one of America’s Most Picturesque Towns. Choose a charming scene for shopping! Our month-long Hometown for the Holidays celebration of the season starts with Black Friday and continues until New Year’s Eve! Black Friday – November 29th  The civilized and sane way to […]


Holiday Gift Guide

Downtown Stillwater is full of holiday nostalgia and joy during November & December! And, did you know that downtown Stillwater, Minnesota has 50 independently owned boutiques, shops and art galleries making it the ultimate Shop Small, Shop Local destination for all your holiday gift giving needs (and your personal wish list)! The tourism bureau wants […]


2019 Stillwater Photo Contest Winners

Discover Stillwater’s 7th annual photo contest has announced the winners. There were 522 entries this year showcasing a variety of stunning scenes of the Stillwater, Minnesota area. The Stillwater/Oak Park Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors selected the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners: Kelley Brenner won first place with “Stillwater Dressed in […]


Top 10 Reasons to Visit Stillwater, MN in the Fall

1. Apple Picking It’s officially fall when you arrive at an apple orchard and step inside a vintage barn to take in the fall scent of apples, apple pie, caramel apples and fresh family fun. Celebrating 70 years in business, Aamodt’s Apple Farm  is in high season open 7 days a week for apple picking or […]


New Electric Bike Rental

Warm sunny days are still here so it’s time to get outside and explore the trails in Stillwater. With three connecting trails – St. Croix Loop Trail that goes over the new bridge to Wisconsin, the Brown’s Creek Trail along the old rail line north of downtown Stillwater and the Gateway State Bike Trail that […]


Top 10 Choices for Outdoor Eating in Stillwater, MN.

In collaboration with NellieBellie Kitchen Your summer isn’t complete without a trip to downtown Stillwater, Minnesota to take in the beautiful scenery, great shopping, patios and fun activities. And don’t leave without stopping for a meal at one of the amazing outdoor dining locations (who all happen to be locally owned by the way). Even […]


4th of July Fireworks

Happy 4th of July! Let’s celebrate our great country with free outdoor live music and an excellent Minnesota fireworks display in a classic Americana small town with a historic Main Street and beautiful riverfront views. Find out all the details for the 4th of July fireworks, music and Independence Day celebrations in Stillwater, Minnesota here: […]


2019 Discover Stillwater Photo Contest

Stillwater, MN – One of America’s Most Picturesque Towns (according to USA Today Travel) is hosting their 7th annual photo contest where anyone, amateur or professional, has a chance to win prizes. With big prize incentives, it’s a great excuse to take a road-trip to the Birthplace of Minnesota. The Stillwater/Oak Park Heights Convention & […]


Tours of Stillwater VRBOs

This beautiful town is waiting for you to visit when the time is right. Have you ever stayed in a vacation home rental? (Aka VRBO AirBnB) We toured 20 of them this past month and featured on our Instagram-stories. In case you missed them, they are now all uploaded to our IGTV channel, so click […]


What’s New in 2019

Here’s a quick line up of the newest shops, experiences, restaurants, venues, places to stay and events you must see this year. Thank you to the Pioneer Press newspaper for this wonderful article: “With the Lift Bridge Closed, Stillwater’s Main Street is Booming!” and KSTP for this TV spot: “Developers Drop $30 Million on Downtown […]


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