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Estimating the Impact of the Olympic Ski Jump

Downtown Red Wing has worked closely with the Friends of American Ski Jumping to understand what the regional economic impact would be of their proposed Olympic sized ski jump. The numbers are compelling, and the project is getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. While the numbers are impressive, it makes us wonder– how will […]

Best of Southern Minn. Scene

We’ve been nominated for Best Downtown by the readers of Southern Minn. Scene. Vote for Red Wing once per day now thru September 4! Best Downtown: Red Wing Also vote for our local businesses and services: Best Theater: Sheldon Theatre Best Bookstore: Rivertown Comics & Games Best Boutique: Go Brazen Best Place for an Unexpected […]

Downtown WalkAround Challenge

So you love to shop in downtown Red Wing, visit your favorite places, and head home with happy memories. Maybe there’s a storefront you’ve noticed—been meaning to step into—but just haven’t gotten around to it yet. It’s time to take the Downtown WalkAround Challenge! This summer, from July 1 – August 9, pick up a […]

Join the Old West Main committee

We’re looking for volunteers to join an exciting new committee focused on Old West Main. This group will help invigorate Old West Main and draw people into the area through beautification, event planning, and other creative endeavors. Board member Brenda Stelter (owner, Anchor Promotions) will lead the Old West Main Committee. If you are interested […]

America’s Main Streets contest

Red Wing Downtown Main Street led the charge to take home $25,000 for our town by participating in the 2017 America’s Main Streets contest, hosted by Independent We Stand and sponsored by Stihl. Red Wing was among the top 25 semi-finalists, and we were subsequently voted into the top 10 spot by our outstanding supporters—both […]

PRESS RELEASE: How does the Red Wing Holiday Stroll impact our local economy: UMN to collaborate with Red Wing Downtown Main Street to find out

CONTACT Megan Tsui, Red Wing Downtown Main Street Executive Director, director@downtownredwing.org, 612-807-0804 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RED WING, MINN. (May 24, 2017): Red Wing Downtown Main Street (DTMS) will partner with the University of Minnesota Extension Service Tourism Center to measure the economic impact of the 2017 Holiday Stroll. Teams from both groups will gather information […]