La Crosse Winter Roots Festival

Feb 12, 2022

2:00 pm - 11:00 pm

La Crosse Center
Riverside Ballroom, 300 Harborview Plaza
La Crosse WI, 54601


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La Crosse Winter Roots Festival taking place Saturday, February 12th, 2022 is inviting visitors and locals to celebrate music, regional cuisine, artists, makers, and brewers and distillers (including a Special Tasting Hour). This event, hosted at the La Crosse Center in what will be the newly constructed Riverside Ballroom, nestled on the banks of the Mississippi River, in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Musical entertainment for the La Crosse Winter Roots Festival includes regional favorites Dan Sebranek and Company, American Idol contestant Reed Grimm, popular alternative Reggae band TUGG, La Crosse’s #1 classic rock band The Remainders, and country music band Gregg Hall & The Wrecking Ball. Closing the night will be the Trippin Billies, the nation’s most renowned Dave Matthews tribute band touring the U.S. for close to twenty-five years.

Additionally, The Driftless Maker’s Exchange will be bringing in 20+ artists and makers from around the region! Vendors include The Blue HippoKatie Stevenson Art & JewelryFlying Cat Art Studio, the Quarter Mile ForgeRed Lantern LeatherworksEATT Dried GoodsKitchypoo, and more.

Mediums of work include textiles, felting, jewelry, acrylic, sculpture, woodworking, metalwork, and include a variety of makers focused on aromatics, botanicals, candle making, baked goods, and more.