The charm of Hudson continues through into the New Year! Our town is filled with lights in the park, outdoor activities, unique shops, distinctive dining experiences. We invite you to spend a day, a weekend, or even longer in our small town. We hope you will join us. Click here to find the perfect place to extend your stay this season.
Lighten Up Your Holiday
Celebrate the magic of thousands of lights until February! Walkthrough Lakefront Park along the St. Croix River for our Second Annual Buena Vista: A Stroll in the Park and enjoy lit trees and decorations that will delight visitors of all ages. See the calendar for Buena Vista viewing days and more holiday events.
Plan for Fun with the Hot Air Affair!
Join us in Hudson for family friendly events including pop up hot air balloon launches, geocaching, hot air balloon moon glow, drive-thru balloon and candlestick glow event, just to name a few...and all with a festive theme! Click the button for a complete list of live and virtual events.
Bring on the Snow
If you like to hike, snowshoe or cross country ski, Hudson is home to several parks as well as the 100+ year old Camp St. Croix. Bring the family for a day of tubing or just explore the great outdoors! Find all the ways you can play in by reviewing our Winter Activities.
Find Some Friends
Hudson is known for our Trumpeter Swans! The gorgeous birds can be seen on our river every winter and do not disappoint. If you want a closer animal encounter, check out Eagle Eye Farm. Their farms tours will introduce you to a llamas, mini-highland cows, sheep, and more!
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Bundle up and explore all the indoor options in Hudson. This season we offer theater, galleries, boutiques, salons, and shops – all perfect for a little R&R or find some treats to make winter warmer!