WHAT'S GOING ON - 2021
Thursday, July 22nd - All Day
Celebrate summer with a fun evening out with your friends! Whether you would like to shop at boutiques, look for locally made artisan items, explore antique stores, discover your next read at an independent book seller, enjoy a wine bar, or find the perfect meal; we have it in downtown Menomonie. Stop at each participating business and register for the opportunity to win over $1000 in prizes!
Thursday, October 23rd - All Day
Celebrate fall with a fun evening out with your friends! Come dressed in your favorite costume for this Halloween Themed night. Whether you would like to shop at boutiques, look for locally made artisan items, explore antique stores, discover your next read at an independent book seller, enjoy a wine bar, or find the perfect meal; we have it in downtown Menomonie. Stop at each participating business and register for the opportunity to win over $1000 in prizes! Businesses will be participating in a window decorating contest and have other fun holiday themed activities.
Friday, October 29 3-5 pm
Trick-or-Treaters are invited on Tuesday, October 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. to visit participating downtown businesses to receive treats! Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Thursday, December 9 4-8 pm
Looking to make memories with a unique holiday event experience? Join us for the 17th annual Winter Daze event in downtown Menomonie on Thursday, December 12th. From 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., have an opportunity to meet Santa and Mrs. Clause, ride a horse drawn wagon, and warm up with some free Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate.
At 6:30 p.m. a festive holiday parade begins through downtown Menomonie. This year’s parade theme is Hollywood Christmas. Immediately following the parade, a large winter fireworks show will be held over Lake Menomin.
Theme: "What a Superhero Means to Us"
Sunday, June 14 2:00pm
The Dunn County Veterans Memorial Committee, The Community Foundation Of Dunn County and Main Street Of Menomonie host an annual ceremony on Flag Day in honor of our country, and the men and women who make our freedom possible. The ceremony takes place at the Dunn County Veterans Memorial.
Following the ceremony, join us for a presentation at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts by Friends of Potters Field who work to preserve the Potters Field Cemetery on the east side of Menomonie. Snacks and Beverages will be provided.
June 12, 2021
Menomonie's first Wine Walk event. Ten stops at local businesses and multiple varieties of wine.
What comes with your ticket: Passport that features a map of all businesses participating. Passport will include exclusive dinner specials to eateries in the downtown. A "Wine Walk" glass (plastic) to use during the event and is yours to keep. Each location will have 2 samples for attendees to enjoy, some will offer appetizers. Your passports will include dinner specials to eateries throughout the downtown.
Friday, September 10 4-8pm
Celebrate the unique culinary offerings of the Menomonie area! The Great Community Cookout is a popular food festival that includes locally prepared food, delicious beverages, live music, Fritter the Clown, touch-a-truck, and children's activities.
Saturday, November 27 - All Day
In an effort to support local shops that make our communities strong, American Express launches Small Business Saturday® on the Saturday after Thanksgiving — to encourage people to Shop Small and bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.
Business will have deals and specials, specific to this one day event, for all your Holiday shopping needs.