Willow River Blues & Brews Fest« Back to Events
Check out New Richmond’s 10th annual Willow River Blues & Brews Fest, coupled with their 50th annual Park Art Fair, June 2-3, 2017! Enjoy the works of many artists and the art of making handcrafted beer, all of which takes place – not surprisingly – right along the Willow River in Mary Park.
There’s no cover charge for music or the Park Art Fair. Food, soda & beer concessions available all weekend.
For the “Brews” part of the Willow River Blues & Brews Festival, beer sampling from over 125 crafters takes place Saturday from 4-6pm; tickets are $25 advance/$30 at the gate.
Friday, June 2: 5-8pm
Saturday, June 3: 10am-9pm
New Richmond is at the junction of Highway 64 and Highway 65, just north of U.S. 12 and I-94 in St. Croix County.
More Willow River Blues & Brews Festival Info, courtesy of the New Richmond Chamber:
Both events are held in Mary Park in New Richmond, just a few blocks from downtown New Richmond on Green Avenue.
From the north or south proceed on Highway 65 to downtown New Richmond. Proceed east on First Street to Green Avenue. Locate available on street parking and walk to Mark Park on the very north end of Green Avenue. Watch for signs.
There is no parking allowed in Mary Park for the events. There is ample on-street parking throughout the Mary Park neighborhood and in downtown New Richmond. Please wear comfortable shoes as you will probably have a bit of a walk to the festival area of 4 to 8 blocks.
Shuttle Service is provided by North America Central School Bus/New Richmond School Bus. Pick up locations are in the Bosch parking lot on the South end of New Richmond and on the North end by Super America (gravel lot).
Carry-Ins and Alcohol Consumption:
Absolutely no beverage or food carryins of any kind will be allowed into Mary Park. All persons wishing to consume alcohol must obtain an alcohol wrist band. Anyone who appears to be 35 or younger will have ID checked. No one under the age of 21 will be allowed to purchase or consume alcohol even with parent present.
There are a variety of lodging options in New Richmond and nearby for hotels. Camping is available in New Richmond’s Hatfield Park, about two miles from festival area.
There will be taxi onsite providing free rides to anywhere in New Richmond if you feel your should not drive. Stop at the beer concession area to receive your taxi voucher. The New Richmond Area Chamber encourages you to drink responsibly.
NO COVER CHARGE/All ages welcome:
There is no cover charge for any portion of the event except the brew sampling. You may listen to all music performances for free. There will be concession food and beverages for sale. All ages are welcome.
The festival in a open air festival. There is limited cover in the case of rain. There will be some picnic tables available to sit on. You may bring your own blanket or lawn chair. NO COOLERS.
There are flush toilets on site. There will also be portapotties in the festival area.
New Richmond, WI 54017