Downtown News

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Announces 2017 Events

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Announces 2017 Events

Posted January 3rd, 2017

We're excited to announce the dates for our 2017 major events!

New Sculpture Installed At Phoenix Common

New Sculpture Installed At Phoenix Common

Posted December 29th, 2016

Jamf Nation Global Foundation donated the "Phoenix of Two Rivers" sculpture to the City of Eau Claire for installation in Downtown's North Barstow District

Work Continues on Downtown's Cannery District

Work Continues on Downtown's Cannery District

Posted December 21st, 2016

The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Eau Claire (RDA) this morning reviewed conceptual models of development designs for Downtown’s Cannery District.

Doll and Pet Parade Seeks New Leadership

Doll and Pet Parade Seeks New Leadership

Posted December 13th, 2016

Downtown's Doll and Pet Parade has been a tradition for 70 years, but it needs your help!

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. To Present A New Family Festival in 2017

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. To Present A New Family Festival in 2017

Posted December 8th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. will present a new family-focused festival in 2017 in Downtown’s Phoenix Park. “Family Day in Downtown” will highlight many of the exciting aspects of family life available throughout Downtown and the City of Eau Claire.

Local Food Promotion Meeting Scheduled

Local Food Promotion Meeting Scheduled

Posted December 5th, 2015

The local food movement continues to grow in our area. Restaurants and grocery stores are looking to fulfill consumer demand while producers and vendors are seeking greater business opportunities.

Downtown's Holiday Season Opener Kicks Off Today

Downtown's Holiday Season Opener Kicks Off Today

Posted November 18th, 2016

On Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19, hunt for the best gifts in Downtown Eau Claire during The Holiday Season Opener, a shopping event held in conjunction with the opening weekend of deer hunting.

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Seeks Board Members

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. Seeks Board Members

Posted November 15th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. is seeking community members to serve on its Board of Directors. Board members serve on a volunteer basis, with each term lasting two years and a limit of two consecutive terms.

Downtown Skating Rink May Be On Its Way

Downtown Skating Rink May Be On Its Way

Posted November 10th, 2016

Downtown’s North Barstow District Board is interested in having a public skating rink Downtown. The board voted this morning to allocate funds and work with City staff and the Waterways and Parks Commission to explore making this a reality.

Celebrate Halloween in Downtown Eau Claire

Celebrate Halloween in Downtown Eau Claire

Posted October 24th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire is your destination for the best Halloween celebrations in the Chippewa Valley!

Haymarket Plaza Design Open House Scheduled

Haymarket Plaza Design Open House Scheduled

Posted October 20th, 2016

The City of Eau Claire and Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. will host an open house to continue design on the Haymarket Plaza. The event will be held on Thursday, October 27th from 4:30-8pm, with a presentation at 5:30pm.

Winners Announced for the Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition

Winners Announced for the Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition

Posted October 13th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. (DECI) announced the winners of the twelfth annual Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition during an Awards Luncheon on October 13, 2016 at 12:00pm.

Redevelopment Authority Approves Sale for New Brewery

Redevelopment Authority Approves Sale for New Brewery

Posted October 12th, 2016

This morning the Redevelopment Authority (RDA) approved a development agreement with Draft Beer, LLC for 1807 Oxford Avenue. A potential new development in the North Barstow District was also discussed.

Downtown Eau Claire Receives International Downtown Association Award

Downtown Eau Claire Receives International Downtown Association Award

Posted September 28th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. has been awarded a Merit Award by the International Downtown Association (IDA). The award recognizes Downtown Eau Claire’s effort to improve the image and vitality of Downtown through the creation of the Let It Glow! event and fundraising.

Bon Iver’s New Album To Be Featured On Speakers In Downtown Eau Claire

Bon Iver’s New Album To Be Featured On Speakers In Downtown Eau Claire

Posted September 27th, 2016

Grammy Award winner Bon Iver’s newest album 22, A Million will be featured on the outdoor sound system in Downtown Eau Claire on the day of its release. The complete album will be played every two hours on Friday and Saturday beginning Friday, September 30th at 9:00 am.

Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition Awards Luncheon Announced

Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition Awards Luncheon Announced

Posted September 27th, 2016

Downtown Eau Claire, Inc. will announce the winners of the twelfth annual Jump-Start Downtown Eau Claire Business Competition during an Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 12:00pm.

Eau Claire Home to World-Class Marching Band

Eau Claire Home to World-Class Marching Band

Posted September 12th, 2016

Collegiate marching bands are not an unusual staple of the college town experience, but the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Blugold Marching Band is not your usual marching band. With 350 strong, it is the largest marching band in the upper Midwest, and one of the most sought after and celebrat

Two Oktoberfest Parties On Tap Downtown Saturday Night

Two Oktoberfest Parties On Tap Downtown Saturday Night

Posted September 11th, 2016

Stay Downtown after the International Fall Festival on Saturday for not one but TWO great microbrew parties!

International Fall Festival Performances Announced

International Fall Festival Performances Announced

Posted September 8th, 2016

We're excited to share the schedule of performances for the 39th International Fall Festival on Saturday, September 17th!

The Beat Downtown: Music Scene Thriving in Eau Claire

The Beat Downtown: Music Scene Thriving in Eau Claire

Posted September 6th, 2016

Look back an amazing summer of music Downtown.