14 – River Falls, Wisconsin - Kinni-ator Adventure Challenge - the ultimate run-kayak-bike triathlon. Run 2+ miles, kayak 9+ miles and bike 11+ miles around beautiful River Falls. Details at www.runpaddlebike.com.
9 – 10 – River Falls, Wisconsin – 2016 Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo – Experience the biggest and best college rodeo in the upper Midwest! The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) invites you to an amazing Wild West adventure at the University of Wisconsin River Falls. Approximately 350 cowboys and cowgirls compete in stock events including bull riding, saddle bronc riding bareback riding and more! Details at www.uwrf.edu.
10 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Art on the Kinni - Head to River Falls for the region's most scenic art fair along the Kinnickinnic River. This event showcases unique, handcrafted items from some 60 local and regional artists, day-long music on two stages, a wide variety of food vendors, and art activities tent. Details at www.riverfallscab.org.
10 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Kinni River Trout Trot – Runners experience scenic roads and trails during the annual Kinni River Trout Trot. This event includes a ½ marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1K (for children 11 and younger). The post-race finish includes healthy refreshments, a variety of awards and family-friendly entertainment. The “Trot” is a fundraiser for Our Neighbor’s Place Homeless Shelter. Details at
17 – 18 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Celebrate all things bacon at the Bacon Bash—the nation’s largest, free bacon festival! This free outdoor festival features a plethora of bacon-inspired food booths, cook-off’s, and pig-themed contests for the entire family. The Bacon Bash also features live music, an arts & crafts fair, local microbrews and more! Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Details at www.riverfallsbaconbash.com.
18 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Car Cruze-in – Classic cars, rat rods, motorcycles and other show vehicles welcome to cruise historic Main Street. Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Details at www.rfchamber.com.
18 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Autumn Trek Ride – Experience four scenic country routes from moderate to the ultimate challenge for biking enthusiasts of all ages. Each route is marked and mapped with super rest stops along the way. Come enjoy a great ride and support safe biking! Details at rivervalleytrails.org.
8 – 9 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour – Find one-of-a-kind pots, meet local artists and get an inside look into the workings of studios. The 13th annual tour starts just over the Minnesota border and extends in Western Wisconsin. Enjoy a drive thru the beautiful scenery of Western Wisconsin--just 30 minutes from downtown St. Paul. Details at westernwisconsinpotterytour.com.
15 – River Falls, Wisconsin – Main Street Art Crawl – Come and stroll downtown River Falls for an engaging artistic experience. Over 20 Main Street businesses open their doors to over 25 local artists. Shop early for Christmas. Details at www.riverfallscab.org.
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25 – River Falls, Wisconsin – River Dazzle – Kick off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving! Enjoy a lighted parade, holiday sing-along, chili crawl, and much, much more! Family-friendly festivities with visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, plus live animals. Sponsored by the River Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Details at www.rfchamber.com.