Wannigan Days

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June 12 – 14, 2015

St. Croix Falls WI, and Taylors Falls, MN

Parade Photo by Gary King, Inter-County Cooperative Publishing Association, 2008

Welcome to the gateway to the Upper St. Croix River Valley!
Make summer vacation plans to stay for all the fun of our annual bi-state summer festival, Wannigan Days.
Overnight accommodations may be booked with these fine Chamber members.


The Wannigan Days celebration is coordinated by members of the community and financially supported by local business donations.  To make a contribution to the event or fireworks, please contact the  Wannigan Days Event Coordinator, Woody McBride at 612.385.4598 or email him here.


2015 Arts & Craft Fair Registration Form

2015 Wannigan Days Parade Registration Form

Wannigan Days Schedule – for the most up to date information go to www.Wannigans.com

SCF/TF Rotary, City of Trails 5k & Music On The Overlook present

Wannigan Days 2015

The 57th River Spirit Celebration

Taylors Falls, MN & St Croix Falls, WI

June 12-14, 2015



SCF Grand Marshals: Mr & Mrs Blanding

TF Grand Marshal: Diane Dedon


NEW! Parade Attractions: More Bands, Stilt Walkers, MN Vikings Drummers & More!!!

NEW! Expanded Food Court!!!

NEW! 3 Day Art & Craft Fair

NEW! Sunday Entertainment: Talent Show at Noon, River City Cloggers & Live Polka!!!  


Schedule of Events


11 am – SCRMC Volunteers Lunch at SCF High School

Noon to 8 pm St Croix Summer Art & Craft Fair

1 pm –  Food, Beer, Wine and Music at the Overlook

4 pm – Fire Department Water Games, Trucks and Gun Raffle

4 pm – Pink Floyd Tribute at Overlook

5  pm – Taylors Falls Car Show Downtown

6 pm – Kids Fun Zone opens on City Auditorium Lawn

6 pm – Taylors Falls Kiddie Parade downtown

6:30 pm  – USA’s #1 Led Zeppelin Tribute at Overlook

6:30 pm – Taylors Falls Bingo for Bucks at Community Center

9:30 pm – USA’s #1 Metallica Tribute at Overlook


 9 am – City of Trails 5k (8amregistration at Middle School)

10 am – 5k Reception and finish at Overlook

10 am to 8 pm St Croix Summer Art & Craft Fair

10 am –  Food, Beer, Wine and Music at the Overlook

10 am – Fire Department Water Games, Trucks and Gun Raffle

10 am –  Senior Center Benefit Food Stand and Sale

10 am – DownTown Shops Crazy Days

10 am –  American Legion Benefit Food Stand at St Croix Tavern

10 am – Kids Fun Zone opens on City Auditorium Lawn

Noon  – IndianHead Men’s Chorus at Overlook

1 pm – Old Time Country with the Rex Cactus Band at Overlook

2 pm – Kids Pedal Tractor Pull (Register onsite at 1:30) Free

2 pm –  Roosevelt! at Festival Theatre

3 pm –  Elvis Experience at Overlook

6  pm – Annual WD Parade – expanded attractions!!!

7 pm – Cake Walk on mainstreet north of Overlook

7:30 pm – Beatles Tribute at Overlook

7:30 pm (TF) Street Dance at Romayne’s with Jonah & The Whales

7:30 pm –  Roosevelt! at Festival Theatre

8  pm – Uncle Chunk at Dalles House

10 pm – Fireworks

10:30  pm – After Events at local taverns


10 am to 5 pm – St Croix Summer Art & Craft Fair

10 am to 5 pm  – Food, Beer and Wine Court at Overlook

10 am – Fire Department Water Games, Trucks and Gun Raffle

Noon  – Annual all ages Talent Show – cash prizes

1  pm River City Cloggers

1:30 pm Polka from Nye’s Polynaise Room in Minneapolis The World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band at Overlook

3 pm –  Other Activities TBA

6 pm –  Wannigan Days 2015 comes to a close


Expanded and Exciting Food Vendors For Weekend

Lions Club Fish & Chips; Fire Department Steak on a Stick; Senior Center Benefit Pork Chop Stand; American Legion Benefit Food Stand; Dalles House Food Stand ; Tacos & Burritos; Cheese Curd; Sir Smokes A Lot; Corn Dogs; Cheese Steak Sandwiches; Cheese Curds; Mini donuts; Fresh Lemonade; WoodFire Pizza; Snow Cones; Cotton Candy; Ice Cream and more