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.
By: Anastasia Penchi Once upon a time in a land that is not far, far away, there were two La Crosse lawyers who decided their community should have a storytelling festival. They wanted local families to hear great stories, and they wanted the public to be educated...read more
Photo courtesy of Bruce Nuttleman The historic event, to be held October 5th-8th, is the upper Midwest's season-ending "special" for most asphalt racers. The weekend builds up with many different divisions, before concluding with the season finale of the...read more
The City of Onalaska is excited to announce the greatly anticipated grand opening of Phase 1 of the Great River Landing Project. There will be an open house and ribbon cutting on Saturday August 26, 2017 at the Great River Landing at 2:00pm City staff will...read more
Prints from China and U.S. artists will join sculptural paintings... Along with works by UW-La Crosse faculty and students — at the University Gallery during the 2017-18 season. The season kicks off in September with works on paper by Kansas artist Laura...read more
You can't be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river. Featuring a new photo shared with us on Instagram. Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use...read more
By: Anastasia Penchi Many larger communities like New York and LA hold their Pride festivals every June to celebrate gay rights. La Crosse Pride has traditionally been held in September so area college students are able to attend, and in 2017 the La Crosse...read more
Explore La Crosse and Outdoor Recreation Alliance is pleased to announce the Driftless Sports Convergence taking place May 19, 2018 at the Onalaska Omni Center located in Onalaska, Wisconsin. Visitors to the Driftless Sports Convergence can expect...read more
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs. Featuring a new photo shared with us on Instagram. Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use...read more
By: Anastasia Penchi If the word “mayhem,” is involved – it has to be good. Mississippi Mayhem (a reference to the river – not the state) is a car show featuring pre-1965 cars and pre-1975 motorcycles that will be held at the La Crosse Interstate...read more
The Mighty Mississippi and it's beautiful backwaters have proven to be a high class fishery time and time again. The river has served as a host to several major fishing tournaments such as the Bassmaster Elite, several Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) events, and most...read more
We will be featuring a new photo that is shared with us on Instagram. Your photo could be next! Just snap a photo and use #explorelacrosse The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what is elusive but attainable, a perpetual series of...read more
The gaming convention Coulee Con will take place Friday, August 25, through Sunday, August 27 at the La Crosse Center. The convention, which is in its third year, features a variety of gaming genres including board games, collectible card games,...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.