Explore Historic Downtown La Crosse on October 8th for the 21st annual Historic Downtown Day. Throughout the day, you will find reenactors at The Pearl Ice cream parlor, The Charmant Hotel, A Touch of Class, Grounded, Duluth Trading Company, and Le Chateau.
Schedule of Historic Reenactors:
11:00 am & 11:30 am
Fishing for Mussles: First-person story of woman who made her livelihood on the Mississippi early 20th Century
207 Pearl Street
12:30 pm & 1:30 pm
Mr. Doerflinger, Owner of Doerflinger's Department Store
Duluth Trading Company
400 Main St.
1:00 pm & 2:00 pm
Leona Linker, La Crosse Dressmaker & Inventor
Touch of Class & Grounded
312 Main St.
1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, & 3:30 pm
Mr. Funke, Owner of Funke Candy Company
The Charmant Hotel
101 State Street
2:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Mrs. Mons Anderson, wife of La Crosse businessman Mons Anderson
410 Cass Street
Look . Live. Love . Celebrate!
Enjoy this fun family festival that marks the rebirth of our historic downtown.
Celebrate the history of downtown La Crosse, where activities are free and fun for the whole family!
- 1860’s Shoe Shine Stand
- Historical Exhibits and Tours
- Historical Re-enactments
- Building Tours and Open Houses
- Children’s Paint a Pumpkin
- Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
- State Bank Chili Cook-Off….and much more
You can find more information at the event website.