Christmas in Eau Claire
It's officially the most wonderful time of the year in our wonderful city! Streets are lit with lights, local shops and restaurants are decked out in holiday decor, and you can even hear Christmas music playing through the speakers in downtown. Whatever Eau Claire does, it does it big, and the holidays are no exception at our destination. We guarantee that there will be no lack of spirit this holiday season. Details »
Things To Do
Clearwater Parade of Lights
The trees aren't the only things getting lit this year - Eau Claire homes are too! Enjoy the holiday season with this year's first ever Clearwater Parade of Lights. Drive through the city on your own time and take a look at the homes and businesses that have decked their halls for the holidays with lights and window displays from now through December 31, 2020. Find a map of participating addresses here! Learn More »
Holiday Open House at Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery
Get in the holiday spirit with some spirits! Infinity Beverages Winery & Distillery will be hosting their Holiday Open House THIS Saturday, December 12, 2020, and they're inviting you to indulge in some of their winter drinks. For $10, you will get a cocktail flight featuring three different wintery drinks. Mask up, social distance, and don't miss out on the good times! Learn More »
Indoor Winter Farmer's Market
Farmer's Markets aren't just for summers anymore. Head over to the Lismore Hotel this Saturday from 9AM-12:30PM to support farmers and makers from the greater Chippewa Valley at the Indoor Winter Farmer's Market. From vegetables, to honey, to beeswax candles and much more, you will find some of the freshest and most unique goods to bring home with you.
Winter Recreation
Alright, we know... we're missing the snow! When it does come (oh, and it will), we want you to be ready with all the places you can go and all the things you can do in the great outdoors in Eau Claire in the winter. We have trails for fat tire bikes, places to set up your Kubb pitch, snowmobile routes to race on, and sledding hills to slide on! Speaking of sledding...
Sledding in Eau Claire
When you want to go on the slide of your life, come to Eau Claire. We have sledding hills that will have you racing down the hills laughing and chasing the winter thrills you've been looking forward to all year long. Get to know our hills now so all you have to do later is pack your sled and go!