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More than 150 juried artisans will participate in this Stillwater art festival.

The 45th Annual Rivertown Fall Art Festival is taking place this weekend in Stillwater, Minnesota. More than 10,000 attendees typically attend the two-day event along the banks of the St. Croix River.

The juried art festival is welcoming 150 artisans this year, a record number. Specialty hand-crafted items will be showcased in mediums of all kinds: ceramics, clay, culinary arts, drawing, fiber work, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, pottery, wood and more.

Festival organizers also are offering a beer and wine tent, a variety of food selections, live music and entertainment.

The 45th Annual Rivertown Fall Art Festival will take place in Lowell Park, Stillwater, from 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, and from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 2.

The Rivertown Fall Art Festival on October 1 and 2 is part of Take Me to the River 2022, a program of ArtReach St. Croix in partnership with the regional art fairs & festivals. The curated collection of events celebrates “Art at Every Bend in the River” over the course of four weekends starting September 10 and ending October 2, 2022.

The final Take Me to the River 2022 event is:

August 25-October 1: 

  • Tales to Tell Gallery Exhibition at ArtReach St. Croix, Stillwater, MN (Wed.–Sat.)

Dates and times and additional information for each event can be found online at There’s also an interactive map to help visitors navigate their way between events or create a customized arts experience.

Take Me to the River: Experience the intersection of arts and nature in the St. Croix Valley as you explore the region’s art fairs, festivals and open artist studios. Take Me to the River is powered by ArtReach St. Croix in partnership with the regional art fairs & festivals. 

The Details
October 1, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and October 2, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.