Prairie du Chien is a community that has placed a high value on preserving its historical landmarks and heritage, small town charm and outdoor activities providing the perfect setting in which to live, work and play. While you are here, take time to enjoy our natural attractions of rolling hills and picturesque ravines and valleys, recreational opportunities, cultural offerings, great dining establishments, and abundant shopping options.

Our beautiful downtown district is vibrant with specialty shops, pubs and restaurants, museums and historic attractions. Prairie du Chien is a destination for tourists whether to spend a day, a weekend or a lifetime. Prairie du Chien hosts a full-year round calendar of festivals, entertainment and special events.

The Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce and Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center are conveniently positioned at the Gateway of Wisconsin at the Wisconsin and Iowa border, along the majestic Mississippi River. Thousands of visitors travel to the Prairie du Chien area seeking information on our annual events, festivals, riverboat cruises, state and local parks, apple orchards, wineries, casino and historic tours, making Prairie du Chien a true tourism destination. To find out more about our community events, visit