What’s Open in Stillwater, MN?

Spring 2020 has been a challenging time for all, so as the COVID-19 virus protection restrictions loosen up, we’ll keep you informed on who is open. Please practice PATIENCE and KINDNESS with business owners and other guests as we all do our best to navigate these uncharted waters. While we are excited to welcome back visitors, we want to ensure your health and safety as well, so please be aware of social distancing, mask requirements, reservations, wait time for turn-over cleaning, new return/exchange or payment policies or other procedures in place to protect you.

We are grateful that you’ve chosen to visit Stillwater, Minnesota and support our locally owned small businesses.


All hotel, bed & breakfast, vacation rental properties are OPEN with the exception of The Lowell Inn which will re-open on June 1st.


Currently Open:
Smith & Trade Merchantile
Modern Roots Natural Soaps & Body Care
River Market Co-Op
Chilkoot Cyclery
The T-Shirt Factory
Sara’s Tipsy Pies
City Sliquors
Domacin Wine Shop
Johnny’s TV

As of May 18th, the Minnesota Stay at Home order is lifted and main street retail establishments are allowed to open back up with a social distancing plan and 50% capacity.

These shops are opening Monday, May 18th:

Alfresco Casual Living
American Gothic Antiques
Apricot Lane
Barbara Ann’s Fudge
Betty June’s
Britta’s Boutique
Darn Knit Anyway (by appt only)
Forget Me Not
Johnson Jewelers
Kenzington Boutique
Images of the Past (by appt only)
Magnolia Paulette (by appt only)
Mai Little Cakes
Midtown Antiques
Peek a Baby Boutique
River City Antiques
River Jeans
Shop in the City
Simply Chic (final days, store closing due to retirement)
Staples Mill Antiques
Stillwater Art Guild Gallery
Stokes Jewelry/Katydids
West Marine
When Pigs Flew Resale & New (Final week at this location)
Valley Bookseller

Shops Opening Wednesday, May 20:
Cooks of Crocus Hill
Minnesota Made
Medicinal Blends

Shops Opening Thursday, May 21:
Art n’ Soul/Stillwater Beads
Collaborations Boutique
Reclaiming Beautiful

Shops Opening Friday, May 22:
Allure by Greaton’s Jewelers
Kathe Wohlfahrt, The Christmas Store
Stillwater Olive Oil

Shops Opening Monday, June 1st:
Scandinavian North
UnCommon Cents

*****Please note that everyone’s plan and hours are evolving so check their current open hours before visiting. The best place to find the details is typically their social media pages.

For a complete list of shops downtown: https://www.discoverstillwater.com/shopping/


Attractions currently OPEN:
Our bike trails are always open!
Mike’s Electric Bike Rental (new location and new Greenbridge Coffee Shop inside as well!)
Big River Bikes
Madline Horseback Riding
All Golf Courses are open!
Self-guided Historic Walking Tours and Sightseeing Always Open!
The St. Croix River and marinas are OPEN!
Stillwater Boat Club & Rentals
Gondola Romantica
The historic stairs are BACK OPEN!

Attractions opening soon:
American Ghost Walks – open for the season Memorial Day Weekend!
Wahoo Adventures Kayak Tours – open for the season May 22nd!
Stillwater Segway Tours– start June 1st!
Stillwater River Boat Tours – start June 1st!
Vahi-Hi Drive-in Theater – opens June 1st!

Opening in July:
Warden’s House Museum

Daily Prizes – Follow us on social media for the Countdown to Connection & opening of the historic lift bridge!

Restaurants & Bars & Sweet Shops

Here are the Stillwater restaurants, breweries, wineries, ice cream shops offering curb-side pick-up take-out or delivery: https://www.discoverstillwater.com/dining-night-life/curbside-pick-up-delivery/

Restaurants and bars are expected to likely open up June 1st in Minnesota with details about the plan to be announced by the Governor May 20th.

Leo’s Grill & Malt Shop

Here’s a complete list of our downtown restaurants, pubs, and ice cream shops: https://www.discoverstillwater.com/dining-night-life/

Discover Stillwater