Any time of day, any time of year, La Crosse is full of exciting opportunities for learning, exploration, and entertainment. Whether you prefer to be outdoors or in, out late or up early, on the go with friends or relaxing with your family, you’ll find plenty to pack your days in La Crosse. Come back to the blog for updates! BLOG FOR US.
The Funniest Clip of the Year and Silver Nail Award winner, Maggie Faris, will perform at UW-La Crosse. Faris will take the stage at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Entertainment Café in the UWL Student Union. Faris has opened for big names such as: Daniel Tosh, Jay...read more
MID WEST MUSIC FEST APRIL 14-15, 2017 WIN A 2 NIGHT STAY! ENTER HERE! It’s all about the music. The Mid West Music Fest started in Winona, Minn., seven years ago when an AmeriCorps volunteer decided to organize a music festival and ended up with more than 70 bands and...read more
3 Breweries of the Past in La Crosse, Wisconsin Our craft brewing scene is roaring, with mainstay Pearl Street Brewery recently joined by upstarts Turtle Stack Brewery, Two Beagles Brewpub, and Skeleton Crew Brew. But let’s take a moment to remember the brewing giants...read more
Sometimes in the middle of a Wisconsin winter, all you want to do is eat. Start with cheddar cheese on top of anything – a slab of grass-fed burger or a slice of pizza covered with Italian sausage. Fancy food is fab, too. Maybe a unique pasta dish that I could...read more
February in this region means frozen rivers. And in Winona, MN a short drive from La Crosse, WI, it is also synonymous with an annual film festival that is thought-provoking by design. The 2017 Frozen River Film Festival will be held Feb. 15-19, and will feature films...read more
The 18th Annual Pearl Street Brewery Winter Ball will be held February 10-11, 2017 By ANASTASIA PENCHI It’s time to break up the winter doldrums. Baby, it’s cold outside. And winter’s not over yet – we’ve got plenty of more time to put in. Luckily,...read more
By ANASTASIA PENCHI Ever dream you could fly? Come see people who are close to doing just that the weekend of Feb. 3-4 at the 2017 Snowflake Ski Jumping Tournament in Westby, which is located about 25 miles southeast of La Crosse on Hwy. 14/61. Some of the best ski...read more
By ANASTASIA PENCHI Who needs to get out of the house to combat cabin fever in early March? Who? You? Or is that hoot, hoot? You don’t need to travel far if you want to get out to attend the International Festival of Owls, which is being held March 3-5, 2017, at the...read more
By ANASTASIA PENCHI Looking to attract visitors to your community? Your business? Your special event? The La Crosse Regional Tourism Expo is designed to help attendants do just that by offering information, speakers and opportunities to network with people who do this...read more
by Anastasia Penchi It’s a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Why not drive, ride in a horse-drawn carriage or walk through the 22nd annual Rotary Lights display, featured in Riverside Park every night between Thanksgiving and New Year’s? Millions of LED lights...read more
Blog – Updates, News, and Happenings in La Crosse, WI
Winter sports and outdoor enthusiasts will love La Crosse, Wisconsin, in the wintertime. Six months worth of snowfall in our wooded bluffs, expansive marshes, and frozen bottomlands means some of the best skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling anyone could hope to…
Grandad Bluff has become not only a destination point for thousands, but also a symbol of this great Coulee Region. La Crosse’s recent renovation (completed in April of 2012) showed the importance and grandeur of Grandad Bluff to all who visit! Grandad Bluff is a city park located by following Main Street east which becomes Bliss Road (small vehicle only) as you ascend the bluff. At the top, the entrance is found by turning right on Grandad Bluff Road. The 600-ft high bluff overlooks the city of La Crosse.