The Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome you to Prairie du Chien in 2022! This year marks the 150th birthday of Prairie du Chien – and we are celebrating in a big way. The sesquicentennial anniversary will include events held throughout the year, and whether you are a long-time resident or are visiting us for the first time, we hope you will join us as we celebrate the 150th birthday of Prairie du Chien!
The community of Prairie du Chien has always placed a high value on preserving its historical landmarks and sharing the rich history of this town. After 150 years, this now thriving city has seen incredible growth, as evidenced by our vibrant downtown and many new businesses. Prairie du Chien is the hub for tourism, outdoor recreation and commerce which has sustained our city for the past 150 years.
It is a community of great spirit and pride, which can be experienced at the numerous annual events. The businesses of Prairie du Chien and surrounding areas invite you to browse through the colorful pages of our tourism guide.
The Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be an active partner in the initiatives to support a healthy economic climate and advocate for growth in the community. The Prairie du Chien Chamber and Tourism Council is a vital part of promoting our business community and community events. Open year round, the Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce office and Official Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center are conveniently positioned at the gateway to Wisconsin located at the Wisconsin and Iowa border, located on U.S. Highway 18 and along the Mississippi River. It is your one stop for local, regional and statewide tourism information.
Enjoy our area’s natural attractions of rolling hills and picturesque ravines and valleys, recreational opportunities, cultural offerings, great dining establishments, abundant shopping options, fine lodging and the warm, friendly service that greets you at each of our local businesses.
The Family Farm Pantry is starting our first retail store, which is named the Market on Blackhawk. It is located at 109 East Blackhawk Avenue, Prairie du Chien, WI. We offer many popular items from local vendors, as well as quality food products from the Family Farm Pantry.
Prairie du Chien is located just above the confluence of the Mississippi and Wisconsin Rivers, and is the oldest European settlement on the Upper Mississippi River. Our history dates back to the 17th century with many sites preserved and open to visitors.
The Prairie du Chien Main Street Team is focused on renewing the historic heart of downtown Prairie du Chien, to create a lively and friendly destination hub for both consumers and businesses. Improving our Downtown is an investment in our community’s future.
Welcome to The Porch located on North Maquette Road in Prairie du Chien Wisconsin, across from The Cannery. Our inviting & cozy atmosphere offers welcoming smiles, the best-tasting pizzas in town, 24 flavors of hand-dipped ice cream, drinks & more. We look forward to making The Porch your favorite place to enjoy yummy eats & cold treats!