11 Best Things to do in Wabasha, MN

Via Travelers
November 2nd, 2021
Kyle Kroeger

Despite the city’s small size, there are numerous exciting things to do in Wabasha. Enjoy the rich history, festivals, winter games, and fishing tournaments.

Located in the heart of Wabasha County, Minnesota, Wabasha is a city that has plenty to offer both for local and international tourists. With a small population of slightly above 2,500, as of the 2010 census, the city lies in a perfect spot near the Chippewa and the Mississippi rivers’ confluence.

There are numerous things to do in Wabasha, Minnesota, that will capture not only your eyes but also your heart and mind.

Although not as popular as the big cities around the country, Wabasha is a unique tourist destination that is stealthily finding a spot among the well-known tourist destinations.

This article intends to explore all the Wabasha attractions and give you an accurate picture of the fun you can have while in this city. Whether you long to go kayaking or just watch the incredible eagles fishing, the 90 minutes’ drive from the Twin Cities is worth it.

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Win This Christmas Tree from The Woods Fine Amish Furniture

Win This Christmas Tree🎄🌟🎁

Make a monetary donation to the Immanuel Lutheran School Food Program for your chance to win this pre-lit, pre-decorated Christmas Tree! The winner of the tree will be announced on December 4, 2021 during Olde Fashioned Christmas!

Register at The Woods Fine Amish Furniture! Donate $10 for one entry, or $25 for 3 entries!

(Tree details: 6ft Alberta Spruce, $1,200 retail value with decor. Sleigh sold separately)

The Woods Fine Amish Furniture
435 W Broadway
Plainview MN 55964
(507) 710-4110
10am-5pm Tuesday-Friday
10am-3pm Saturday

Shop Black Friday Deals at 5th Grant Boutique

Enjoy Black Friday Deals this Friday, Nov. 26th at 5th Grant Boutique in Wabasha and Rochester!

  • 20% Off All Summer Snow Prints
  • 25% Off All Christmas Wreaths
  • 30% Off All T-Shirts
  • 50% Off All Saw Dust City Signs

Wabasha is open Friday, Saturday And Sunday 10am-5pm. Rochester is open everyday!

Join the Christmas Bird Count 2021

Christmas Bird Count for the Wabasha Area will be held on Saturday, January 1, 2022, please contact Laura Lara at, if you are interested or if you have any questions.  Thank you for your support for Wabasha to become a Bird City, it looks like the city of Wabasha will be recognized as a Bird City Minnesota by Audubon Minnesota at the next Wabasha City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021.

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Today is Give to the Max Day

Today is Minnesota’s own special giving holiday – Give to the Max Day – when people just like you step up to support the important nonprofits in our state. You make a positive impact on our world when you Give to the Max by supporting the missions of nonprofits like the National Eagle Center that educate, engage, and inspire us every day!

If you have already given early this week, THANK YOU!

When you give to the National Eagle Center, you touch and enhance the lives of thousands of people all around the world through impactful stories and lessons of eagles. People of all ages learn about these beautiful raptors and their connection to us and the world that supports us all; the significance of the Bald Eagle as our living national symbol; and the artistic, cultural, and spiritual importance of eagles to Indigenous cultures across the globe.

Give to the Max
Give on our Website


Giving is easy to do and can be a wonderful way to pay tribute to or honor someone special in your life! This Give to the Max Day, please consider supporting our eagles, their care and the inspiration they provide to all. And please encourage your friends and family to do the same.

You can give now and all through the day tomorrow by visiting our Give to the Max page or any time directly through our website.


Meg Gammage-Tucker, PhD, CFRE

Turning Waters Bed, Breakfast and Adventure in Wabasha, MN, Joins Others to Create an Edible Advent Calendar in Postcard Form

Download Entire Book of Recipes

Turning Waters B&B and Adventure shares signature Canadian Bacon w/spinach & red peppers recipe to encourage guests to print, stamp, and mail a shared experience this holiday season