Things to Do in New Richmond WI
Kiwanis Bnaackwii Giizis
Oct. 19, R and D Catering. This annual fundraising event draws several hundred attendees who enjoy one of the largest silent auctions in the area, a great meal and entertainment that is sure to make you laugh.
Hometown Holiday Parade
Nov. 29, Downtown New Richmond. Parade at 6 p.m., followed by tree lighting ceremony and fireworks over downtown Mill Pond. This event, only in its second year, has already become a favorite.
Family Fresh Business – After 5 Holiday Showcase
Hundreds attend this event one week before Thanksgiving to taste great food, sample wines and win dozens of door prizes at New Richmond’s community-oriented supermarket.
Chamber Annual Dinner
Jan 30, R and D Catering. New Richmond’s largest banquet brings together business and community leaders for networking and Chamber awards. Legendary cake auction, silent auction and wine and spirits raffle make this a “can’t miss” event.
Cabin Fever Classic
Feb 16, multiple area establishments. Western Wisconsin’s largest pub crawl putt-putt event that takes you to 10 of the region’s most popular establishments. Hone your putting skills, dress up in costumes and enjoy great food and beverage discounts at this afternoon event that breaks up the long winter season. The event culminates with a buffet and live music where team winners are announced.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
A New Richmond tradition that goes back decades, this downtown parade draws thousands from all over the area to celebrate the community’s Irish heritage. McCabe’s Shamrock Bar started this event, and continues to organize it every year.
All St. Croix Chambers Business After 5
This annual event brings together chamber members from a half dozen communities in St. Croix County for an evening of socializing and networking. The location rotates among the participating communities and draws hundreds for a fun two hours of food, beverage, and door prizes. It’s a great way to expand and grow your business among a countywide audience. New Richmond’s R and D Catering is one of the venues often used for this event.
City Wide Garage Sale
Always held the first full weekend of May, the New Richmond News-sponsored event is a sure sign that summer is not far off. Great deals are everywhere for bargain hunters.
Women’s Business Luncheon and Expo
May 1, R and D Catering. The New Richmond Chamber’s fastest-growing event brings almost 300 business and community leaders together for networking, a vendor expo, luncheon, keynote speaker and the much-anticipated announcement of New Richmond Business Woman of the Year, one of the most prestigious awards handed out every year.
Spring Sparkler Golf Outing
May 13, New Richmond Golf Club. This is the Chamber’s major fundraiser supporting the July 4th community fireworks and the Hometown Holiday fireworks in late November. As one of the first official golf outings of the year, this event attracts hundreds of golfers to one of the finest golf courses in Wisconsin. Many holes have food, beverage and game sponsors, and participants include a “who’s who” list of community movers and shakers. Novice golfers are welcome. The focus is on fun, not scores.
Park Art Fair
June 7-8, Mary Park in New Richmond. The area’s oldest and largest art/craft fair now in its 52nd year features nearly 150 artists and more than a dozen culturally and diverse food trucks, plus family activities. Helicopter rides, climbing wall and pickle ball tournament also are fun features of this free art fair, which draws on average 5,000 attendees.
July 11-14, Cyclone Park (adjacent to WITC). This four-day festival includes food booths, carnival, beer tent, live music, bean bag tournament, car show and parade. Free admission to the grounds.
Salute to Educators Chamber Breakfast
The business community welcomes back all 450 educators and staff from the public and private K12 schools in New Richmond with a breakfast and “Back to School” bags filled with goodies from chamber members. It’s one of the most effective advertising opportunities for businesses as this is the only time in the course of the school year all staff are together in one setting. The chamber provides not only the commemorative bags but also serves breakfast. WITC instructors are also invited to this event.