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Wannigan Days 2023 – July 14-16, 2023

Wannigan Days celebrates the rich history of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, and Taylors Falls, Minnesota. Join us for a fun-filled weekend of family fun!

Live Music | Two-City Parade | Fireworks | Arts, Crafts, and Vendor Fair | Food Trucks | Beverage Tent | Kids Zone Bounce Area | Talent Show | Sidewalk Sales | Community Lunch | And So Much More!

Get Ready for Wannigan Days 2023!

Visit this website or the Wannigan Days River Spirit Celebration Facebook page for event updates, schedules, sponsor information, and more!


2023 Falls’ Wannigan Days – July 14-16, 2023

River Spirit Celebration with a Two City Parade!

Event Location:


July 14-16, 2023

Thank you Sponsors:

WANNIGAN DAYS ELITE SPONSORS: FNC Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Royal Credit Union, and SF Insurance Group.

Elite Event Sponsors

FNC Bank
MidWestOne Bank
Royal Credit Union
SF Insurance Group

Event Partner

Big Rock Creek
Bont Chiropractic
Chateau St. Croix Winery
Dresser Trap Rock
Family First Construction
First Resource Bank
Kirk Anderson Marketing
MarketPlace Foods
St. Croix Health

Event Supporter

Big Wolf Siteworks, LLC
Dresser Food & Liquor
MORH Than Memories Vintage
Polk County Abstract & Title
Raska Sewer Service

Event Friend

Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative

Special Thanks To…

Alliance Church of the Valley
City of St. Croix Falls
Genius of Fun Event Production
Indianhead Glass
Shepherd of the Valley
SNAP Fitness, St. Croix Falls
St. Croix Festival Theatre
Xcel Energy

Two-City Parade
Saturday, July 15 at 6 PM

Register Now!

This unique, two-city parade travels through the downtowns of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, and Taylors Falls, Minnesota. Gain exposure for your business, club, organization, or group! Your parade registration fee helps support Wannigan Days events, such as live entertainment and fireworks. Thank you for signing up today!

Please see the 2023 Wannigan Days Parade registration form for parade details and fees. Complete the form and send in your payment to secure your spot!

Arts and Crafts Vendor Fair

Arts, Crafts, and Vendor Fair
Friday & Saturday, July 14-15

Reserve Your Spot Today!

Registration is open for the 2023 Wannigan Days Arts, Crafts & Vendor Fair! Please see the registration form for information and fees. Send in your form and payment today to reserve your spot!



Watch live performances at various locations in Taylors Falls, and St. Croix Falls, including at the beautiful overlook in downtown St. Croix Falls, WI.


Gather down one of our historic main streets for our two-town parade, on either the Taylors Falls or St. Croix Falls side of the river. The fireworks display at dusk will be visible from both sides of the river!

Take some time to shop at the arts and crafts booths and our local stores. The kid zone will be available again this year in St. Croix Falls, as well as many other family-friendly events! Check out the event poster for a full list of events and times.


The Wannigan Days Planning Committee is excited to bring your favorite food and beverages! If you’re interested in being a vendor at this year’s Wannigan Days, please contact for more information.

 Current Schedule – Adding New Events Daily!

Thursday, July 13, 2023

  • SCF – 5-8 pm – “Rev Them Up” Car Show, food trucks, music, kids’ movie – Thompson Pkwy.

Friday, July 14, 2023

  • SCF – 10 am-8 pm – Annual Art, Craft & Vendor Fair on Washington Street
    SCF – 11 am – Bont Chiropractic Free Community Lunch with live music by The Polka Police
    SCF – Noon-11 pm – Food, Beer/Wine, Music with seating under the Big Tent at The Overlook
    SCF – 12pm-dark – Kids’ Bouncy & Fun Zone, Indianhead Glass parking lot
    SCF – 1-4 pm – Free Bingo with prizes, The Overlook

    TF – 5pm – TF Fire Department 50s & 60s Car Show at City Hall Parking Lot
    SCF – 4-6 pm – Live music by Samantha Grimes, featuring Nancy Bongos
    SCF – 6:30 pm – Live music by Hurricane Harold’s All-Star Blues Review
    TF – 6:30 pm – TF Lions Club Cash Bingo at TF Community Center
    SCF – 7 pm – Royalty Coronation at SCF Elementary School
    TF – 8 pm-midnight – Live music by Austin Healy Band, The Big Stage
    SCF – 9 pm-midnight – Live music and dance party by The Polka Police at The Overlook
    SCF – 7:30-9:30 pm – Improv Comedy Night by St. Croix Festival Theatre at Chateau St. Croix Winery
    SCF & TF – Local 21+ bar and tavern parties around both towns

Saturday, July 15, 2023

  • SCF – 7  am River City Fun Run Wannigan Days 5k & 10k by SNAP Fitness, starts/finishes at Lion’s Park
  • TF – 8 am-11 am – TF Community Coalition Eat Like A Lumberjack Breakfast, TF Community Center
  • SCF – 10 am-8 pm – Annual Art, Craft & Vendor Fair on Washington Street
  • SCF – 10 am-1 pm – Farmers’ Market at SCF Public Library Plaza
  • SCF – 10 am-1 pm – St. Croix Falls Historical Society Open House, Washington Street
  • SCF – 10:30 am – Shepherd of the Valley live music and church service at The Overlook
  • TF – 11am-1 pm – Kids’ Fest by Junk Park (next to The Drive In)
  • TF – All Day — TF Lions Club Dunk Tank, next to Romayne’s
  • TF – 11 am — TF Lions Club Brat and Sweet Corn Feed
  • TF – 11 am-close – Romayne’s Beer Garden
  • SCF – 11 am-11pm – Food, Beer/Wine, Music with seating under the Big Tent at The Overlook
  • SCF – 11 am-dark – Kids’ Bouncy & Fun Zone, Indianhead Glass parking lot
  • SCF – Noon – Live music by Indianhead Men’s Chorus, The Overlook
  • SCF – Noon-3 pm – SCF Wrestling Team Bags/Cornhole Tournament, next to SCF Senior Center
  • SCF – 1 pm-4 pm – FREE Bingo with prizes, The Overlook
  • SCF – 3:30-5 pm – Queens’ Tea at Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • SCF – 4 pm – Annual Talent Show hosted by St. Croix Festival Theatre, The Overlook
  • TF – 5:30 pm – St. Joseph’s Church Annual Food Stand
  • TF – 6 pm – Youth Parade down Bench Street (register by Chisago House at 5:15pm)
  • SCF – 6 pm – National Anthem sung by St. Croix Festival Theatre
  • SCF – 6 pm – Annual Main Street Parade from St. Croix Falls to Taylors Falls (4pm line-up)
  • SCF – 7 pm – St. Croix Falls Royalty presented at The Overlook
  • SCF – 7:30 pm – 1990’s Music Dance Party with The Mallrats 90’s Rock Music Tribute Show
  • TF – 7:30 pm – Live music by Show Me Your Hits band at Romayne’s
  • SCF – All Day – Live music and parties at The Dalles House and St. Croix Tavern
  • SCF/TF – 10 pm – Annual Overlook Fireworks! (Viewable in both cities!)
  • SCF – 10:30 pm – Teen Party and Live Music by SCF’s MEAT band plus fun games

Sunday, July 16, 2023

  • SCF – 8 am – Woolly Mountain Bike Race, SCF High School
  • SCF – 10 am – Alliance Church of the Valley music and church service at The Overlook
  • TF – 11 am – Bloodies & Bags Tournament at the Big Stage (both cities welcome)
  • TF – 1 pm – Just for Fun Croquet Tournament on the Folsom House Lawn (all ages)
  • SCF – 2 pm – St. Croix Festival Theatre presents: Much Ado About Nothing

We are grateful for this Wonderful River City Reunion celebrating & uniting our community!