ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

Winter View From Buena Vista City Park & Overlook in Alma, Wisconsin
  CHAMBER VISITOR CENTER at WINGS OVER ALMA
110 N Main Street, Alma, Wisconsin 
608-685-3303 | info@almawisconsin.com 

LATE SUMMER IS HERE!
Alma, Wisconsin offers you a place to get away for a short stay in a scenic environment.  We're just a short drive from many Midwest cities.  The combination of Bald Eagles, the Driftless Area and the Mississippi River are a real treat.  Enjoy our National Historic District and beautiful historic river town in the midst of Summer as you step into history.  Plan your ;ate Summer travel around our upcoming events.

SUMMER & FALL 
EVENT SCHEDULE
TODAY

SOMETHING NEW & DIFFERENT | Art Exhibit
Now Through November 8th
Sponsor & Location:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRAT FUNDRAISERS
1st Saturday Of The Month, 4-7pm
Sponsor & Location:  Alma American Legion Hall

ALMA SIDEWALK INSANITY
September 14th, 10am-5pm 
Location:  Alma Main Street
Sponsor:  Alma Area Chamber Of Commerce

LIVE MUSIC At Big River Theatre
Entertainer:  Phil Heywood and Eric Lugosch
October 2, 7pm
Location:  Big River Theatre

FLYWAY FILM FESTIVAL
October 10th-13th
Alma Location:  Big River Theatre

AUTHENTIC GERMAN DINNER FUNDRAISER
October 12th, 11am-7pm
Location:  Alma American Legion Hall
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

HOLIDAY HARVEST WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL
November 9th & 10th
Alma Location:  Danzinger Vineyards
Sponsor:  Great River Road Wine Trail
MAYHEM ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT
January 19th
Location:  Spring Lake, Buffalo City
Sponsor:  Rutting Ridge Foundation

EAGLES ON ICE FUNDRAISER
January 19th, 11am-4pm
Celebrating Alma's Bald Eagle Population
Location & Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
February (Date To Be Announced)
Location:  Alma American Legion Hall
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ALMA SPRING FLING Vendor & Craft Show
March 23rd, 9am-2pm
Location:  Alma Area Schools
Sponsor:  Alma Booster Club

100 MILE GARAGE SALE
May 2nd-5th
Location:  Alma Main Street and local area
Sponsor:  Mississippi Valley Partners & Alma Area Chamber of Commerce
MAYHEM ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT
January 19th
Location:  Spring Lake, Buffalo City
Sponsor:  Rutting Ridge Foundation

EAGLES ON ICE FUNDRAISER
January 19th, 11am-2pm
Celebrating Alma's Bald Eagle Population
Location & Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
February (Date To Be Announced)
Location:  Alma American Legion Hall
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ALMA SPRING FLING Vendor & Craft Show
March 23rd, 9am-2pm
Location:  Alma Area Schools
Sponsor:  Alma Booster Club

100 MILE GARAGE SALE
May 2nd-5th
Location:  Alma Main Street and local area
Sponsor:  Mississippi Valley Partners & Alma Area Chamber of Commerce


MAYHEM ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER ICE FISHING TOURNAMENT
January 19th
Location:  Spring Lake, Buffalo City
Sponsor:  Rutting Ridge Foundation

EAGLES ON ICE FUNDRAISER
January 19th, 11am-2pm
Celebrating Alma's Bald Eagle Population
Location & Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER
February (Date To Be Announced)
Location:  Alma American Legion Hall
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ALMA SPRING FLING Vendor & Craft Show
March 23rd, 9am-2pm
Location:  Alma Area Schools
Sponsor:  Alma Booster Club

100 MILE GARAGE SALE
May 2nd-5th
Location:  Alma Main Street and local area
Sponsor:  Mississippi Valley Partners & Alma Area Chamber of Commerce


  
SHOP ALMA
Alma's business community offers a visitor access to original art by local artists and many one-of-a-kind items.  Alpaca weavings & pottery at the Alma General Store.  Nature & art items at Wings Over Alma.  Quilting supplies and fabrics at The Burlington Hotel Quilt Shop.  Home decor and gifts at Water Lily Gifts.  Alma's shopping venues are listed below.  

ALMA AREA MUSEUM GIFT SHOP
ALMA BLOOMS *
ALMA GENERAL STORE *
ALMA LEATHER
ART & SOUL GALLERY & GIFT SHOP
BLUEBIRD
BURLINGTON HOTEL & QUILT SHOP *
THE COMMERCIAL GALLERY
DANZINGER VINEYARD & WINERY
THE GARDEN GATE (Open May through July 4th)
GYPSY WAGON CURIOSITY SHOP
JOYCE'S BADLAND WEAVING
LONE PINE ANTIQUES
MISSISSIPPI RIVER PEARL JEWELRY
STUMP TOWN GALLERY
TWO OLD CROWS
WATER LILY GIFTS *
WEAVING STUDIO
WHOLE HEART *
WINGS OVER ALMA GIFT SHOP *

* Open All Year
  
ENTERTAINMENT
BIG RIVER THEATRE 
Live entertainment in an intimate setting.
More Info:  www.bigrivertheatre.com
CASTLEROCK MUSEUM 
Open Weekends, Friday & Saturday 1pm-4pm
Sundays, Memorial Day to Labor Day
More Info: www.castlerockmuseum.com
WINGS OVER ALMA NATURE & ART CENTER 
Open Wednesday-Sunday 11am-4pm
More Info: www.wingsoveralma.org
DANZINGER VINEYARD
Open Daily 11am-5pm, Friday & Saturday until 6pm
More Info:  www.danzingervineyard.com
2019 BUFFALO COUNTY TRAVEL & VISITOR GUIDE
We Celebrate In Alma, Wisconsin!  Fun events!  Views of Bald Eagles and migrating birds.  Lots of photo ops!  Great fishing!  Enjoy Alma's National Historic District with historic buildings and scenes of every day life in 19th Century Alma, Wisconsin.
MIGRATION ALONG THE FLYWAY
Spring & Fall Migration bring an increase in our bird population along the Mississippi Flyway.  Great photo ops!  Two miles of viewing along Main Street and from Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center in our small historic downtown..  Rieck's Lake Park and the confluence of the Buffalo River and the Mississippi also make for great views.
FOOD & BEVERAGE
Burgers & a beer, Friday fish fry, cafe specials, pizza and more.  Check out Alma's winter dining and beverage options.  Our local eateries are listed below.  

ALFRESCO PIZZERIA *
ALMA BAKERY *
ALMA HOTEL *
BILL'S TALK OF THE TOWN *
BURLINGTON HOTEL WINE BAR *
DAM VIEW BAR & GRILL *
PIER 4 CAFE & SMOKEHOUSE
RED RAM SALOON *
TELL BAR & GRILL

* Open All Year
LODGING & ACCOMMODATIONS

ALMA offers many options for lodging ... hotels, inns, bed & breakfasts, cottages, roadside motels & cabins.  No chain lodging properties.  .  More Lodging Info

ALMA HOME STYLE LODGING *
ALMA HOTEL
ALMA TOWNHOUSE
AUDREY'S RIVERVIEW INN
BLUE DOOR INN ALMA *
THE BURLINGTON HOTEL *
THE COTTAGE
COTTAGE AT BLUE DOOR INN *
THE DAM GOOD INN
FELICE PATRA INN
GREAT ALMA FISHING FLOAT
GREAT RIVER RETREAT & GUEST HOUSE
HILLCREST MOTEL & LODGING
HOTEL DE VILLE *
INN AT BIG RIVER THEATRE *
THE MANOR
MORNING MIST VILLA
REIDT'S MOTEL & CABINS
TANSYS ON MAIN
THE TRITSCH HOUSE 

* Open All Year

Average Climate In Alma, Wisconsin

Day Time Temps Are Above Average This Season

We May Still Receive A Dusting Of Snow


             JanFebMarAprMayJun
Average high in °F: 26 31 43 59 70 79
Average low in °F: 10 15 26 39 50 59
Av. precipitation in inch: 0.87  0.79  1.69  3.27  4.21 4.88
Average snowfall in inch
10 6 7 1 0 0
             JulAugSepOctNovDec
Average high in °F: 83 80 72 59 43 29
Average low in °F: 64 62 54 42 29 15
Av. precipitation in inch: 4.76  5.04  4.33  2.44  2.17  1.02
Average snowfall in inch
0 0 0 0 2 10