Historic downtowns, mesmerizing bluffs, savory flavors, live music, and the great Mississippi River cater to unforgettable meetings for after the meeting.

Top 5 Reasons to Meet Between the Bluffs

The La Crosse Region is a convenient destination offering accessible amenities, exceptional attractions and historic landmarks, savory flavors, unparalleled hospitality, and an active arts and cultural scene… Not to mention, our CVB is built of an experienced team, ready to help take events to the next level with ease!

A perk of the La Crosse Region? All of our event venues are central to dining, lodging, entertainment, attractions, shopping, and more! The Region prides itself on offering convenience to visitors and creating memorable experiences for all. Relish meeting in Historic Downtown La Crosse with walkable hotels and famous dining, attending events within the shopping district of Onalaska, or gathering in charming town La Crescent, MN, just across the Mississippi.

The La Crosse Region is just a short commute away from major Midwest hubs such as Minneapolis/St. Paul, Madison, Milwaukee, Des Moines, and Chicago! Found in the Driftless Region, the area is renowned for captivating topography of ancient bluffs and the Mississippi River. The La Crosse Region is a destination that will not only wow guests with outstanding facilities, but also with the natural wonders and hidden gems just waiting to be explored!

The La Crosse Region offers endless opportunities for hosing remarkable meetings after the meeting! Gather the group and explore epic landmarks such as Grandad Bluff, Historic Downtown La Crosse, or Great River Landing. Walk through Riverside Park along the mighty Mississippi River. Hit the water on the La Crosse Queen Paddleboat or dress down and trek over 100 miles of regional trails. Ready to bond? Share some laughs and learn together while experiencing an Escape Room, throw an axe or two, or hop on a Segway to tour the area in style.

The scenery and outdoor recreation claim fame in the La Crosse Region, but the flavors, arts and culture abound! The region is alive with decadent cuisine and entertainment for any occasion. Find fine dining to pair alongside closing deals and casual bites for letting loose and networking after a big presentation. Savor after-hour cocktails on rooftop terraces or retro martini bars. Tour a brewery or soak in the colors of one-of-a-kind art at The Pump House. Enjoy live music by regional musicians or enjoy ballads perfected by the La Crosse Symphony.

Not only is the La Crosse Region home to local business owners famous for their superior hospitality and their “northern nice” nature, but Explore La Crosse, the La Crosse County Convention and Visitors Bureau beams with enthusiasm and professional experience. Explore La Crosse’s sales team aims to amplify each event by assisting meeting planners create memorable experiences. Our staff is devoted to streamlining the planning process by organizing room blocks and transportation, stuffing gift bags and creating name tags, designing custom itineraries and more. Get more out of your meetings with the help of the Explore La Crosse Team!

Meet Us Between the Bluffs

Whether your meeting is casual, your convention is formal, or your sporting event is sold out, attendees will marvel at the setting you’ve chosen to host your next event. Located on the border of Minnesota and Wisconsin right on I-90, the La Crosse Region is a superior, easily accessible location that is sure to exceed you and your party’s expectations.

Notable Meeting Spaces

La Crosse Center | La Crosse, WI

 With views of the river and within walking distance of hotels, restaurants and bars, the La Crosse Center, the venue is ideal for enjoying the meeting after the meeting in Historic Downtown La Crosse. LEARN MORE >

Omni Center | Onalaska, WI

Home to the Omni Center, Onalaska also offers expansive space and arenas for your next event. A large shopping district, restaurants and accommodations are nearby, providing convenience for all your attendees. LEARN MORE >

La Crescent Area Event Center | La Crescent, MN

New to the scene in La Crescent, MN is the La Crescent Area Event Center. A short commute to Downtown La Crosse, and with three meeting rooms, the event center offers private meeting spaces, a restaurant and bar on-site, cozy lodging options at the adjacent Best Western Plus and much more. LEARN MORE >

Holmen | La Crescent | La Crosse | Onalaska | Town of Campbell | West Salem

Overall, the La Crosse Region offers smaller, affordable meeting spaces as well. With the six municipalities in the La Crosse Region, there is adventure and accommodation appropriate for every event and convention’s needs. CONTACT US FOR DETAILS.

Safe Reunions and Gatherings in the La Crosse Region

Have your gatherings been postponed due to the recent pandemic? If you’re missing your friends and loved ones or were forced to cancel or reschedule a class or family reunion, when the time is right, regroup and make memories in the La Crosse Region!

Legendary Destinations You Won’t Want to Miss

The La Crosse Region has so many fun exceptional activities to enjoy with your entourage, how will you ever choose? We’re here to help! From sights to must stops, check out these standouts that will undoubtedly be the highlights of your La Crosse Region visit!