Welcome to Downtown Black River Falls

Discover Historic Downtown Black River Falls. A picturesque downtown nestled along the scenic Black River, offering a variety of unique attractions, parks, gardens, museums, brewery and a taste to satisfy everyone's appetite.

Experience the charm and relax while shopping at the various unique antique, art & specialty shops.

Black River Area Oktoberfest

The 8th Annual Black River Area Oktoberfest will be held Saturday, October 6, 2018. Enjoy music, food, fun, local artisans & crafters, children's activities, car and motorcycle show along with many other festivities throughout the day. Fest grounds are being moved to the Jackson County Fair Grounds, In the Animal Arena. There are other festivities in & around Downtown Main Street. Horse drawn Wagon Rides, Guess the weight of the pumpkin.

Christkindl Festival

The Christkindl Festival is the first Saturday in   December in Downtown Black River Falls.  Come experience the magic & celebrate the spirit of Christmas at the Black River Falls' annual Christkindl Festival. December 1, 2018. Enjoy the festivies on Main. 

Christkindl Participant Form


Karner Blue Butterfly Festival

The Black River Falls Downtown Association will be holding its festival back on it's original third Saturday in July.

The  2018 Karner Blue Summer  Festival to be held  Saturday, July 23. will include additional events and entertainment formerly a part of Festival in the Park.  Events on Friday will be held at the Lunda Comminity  Park with music and Fireworks and Saturday will be held in downtown Black River Falls. The Black River Area Chamber of Commerce Karner Blue Race will also be held on Saturday, July 1.

Traditionally the Karner Blue Festival has been held the third weekend in July.  The date for the Festival in the Park has moved a few times but has recently been held on July 4.  The first weekend in July represents a new date and a compromise between the two events.

Karner Participant Form

 Contact our downtown association at (715) 284-2503 or 1-(877) 737-5098 FREE for news on upcoming festivals and events.