ALMA Wisconsin
19th Century River Town | National Historic District

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 

SPRINGTIME
in Alma Wisconsin!
SPRING is a beautiful time to visit the Buffalo County area and Alma, Wisconsin and it's coming early this year.  March Weather is in the 40-50's with a few cold days and a little snow here or there so get outside and hike Buena Vista or Mossy Hollow Trails. 

Spring Bird Migration is underway along the Mississippi FlywayPhoto Ops abound. Main Street Shopping provides opportunities to explore & shop along Alma's historic Main Street at unique local galleries & shops. All of this makes Alma the getaway destination of Buffalo County.
VISIT Alma's Tourism Website at "ExploreAlma.com" For More Information
EVENTS IN TOWN

TODAY      
IT'S A WILD LIFE | Exhibiting Now Through April 14th
Art Exhibit at Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

SPAGHETTI DINNER FUNDRAISER
April 1st
Sponsor:  Alma American Legion

LIVE COMEDY IN ALMA
April 8th, 7pm
Comedian:  Tom Clark
Location:  Big River Theatre

ALMA SPRING FLING
April 8th
Vendor & Craft Show
Location:  Alma Area Schools

SPRING FLING NEW WINE RELEASE
April 8th & 9th
Vineyard:  Danzinger Vineyard
Sponsor:  Great River Wine Trail

BIRDS OF THE MISSISSIPPI FLYWAY | Art Exhibit
April 14th-July 14th
Location:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

SPRING FLOOD RUN
April 15th

WHAT'S NESTING IN YOUR BACKYARD?
Nature Talk at Wings Over Alma
April 23rd, 1pm

LIVE MUSIC IN ALMA
April 28th, 7:30pm
Guitarist: Hiroya Tsukamoto
Location:  Big River Theatre

ANNUAL SMELT FEED FUNDRAISER
April 30th, 10am-4pm
Location:  Henderson's Silver Moon
Sponsor:  Alma Lions Club

ALMA GOES TO THE BIRDS!!!
Great River Birding Month
Entire Month Of May

100 MILE GARAGE SALE
May 4th-7th

CHARCOAL CHICKEN & BRATS FUNDRAISER
May 5th
Sponsor:  Alma American Legion

SPRING BIRDING BY MINI TRAIN
May 6th
Sponsor:  Wings Over Alma Nature & Art Center

LIVE MUSIC IN ALMA
May 12th, 7:30pm
Musicans:  Bill McLaughlin & Jeff Arundel Band
Location:  Big River Theatre

ALMA CLEANUP DAY
May 12th
Sponsor:  Enhance Alma

GREAT RIVER BIRDING FESTIVAL
International Migratory Bird Day
May 13th
Location:  Main Street, Alma WI

SCREENING OF "WINGED MIGRATION"
May 13th, 4pm at Big River Theatre
Free will donation to support Great River Birding Month
Location:  Big River Theatre

LIVE MUSIC "For The Birds" ON MAIN STREET
May 13th, 1-5pm at 3G Gallery
Musicians:  Squeeze 'n Bass from Gilmanton WI
Fun afternoon of "old time & country" music.  Room to dance in the 3G Gallery parking lot ... get ready to polka!

ALMA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION
May 19th
Location:  Alma Area School

LIVE MUSIC IN ALMA
May 20th, 7:30pm
Musicians:  Pat Donohue & The Prairie All Stars
Location:  Big River Theatre

SAVANNA RESTORATION
Nature Talk at Wings Over Alma
May 21st, 1pm

MEMORIAL DAY MAIN STREET PARADE
May 29th, 10:30am
Parade Route: Lock & Dam #4 to Alma Cemetery
Sponsor:  Alma American Legion

100 MILE GARAGE SALE
May 4th-7th
EVENTS IN THE AREA
OPENING DAY | Elmer's Auto & Toy Museum
May 13th, Fountain City WI

SPRING FLING NEW WINE RELEASE
April 8th & 9th
Vineyards:  Seven Hawks Vineyard & Danzinger Vineyard
Sponsor:  Great River Wine Trail

CRIMES OF THE HEART
Play Presented By The Fountain City Players
April 19th-23rd
Location:  Fountain City Auditorium
Sponsor:  Fountain City Players

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 ALMA'S REVIEWS ON TRIP ADVISOR
ALMA is well known as a Wisconsin birding hot spot.
Spring brings the annual bird migration up the Mississippi Flyway.
Alma is celebrating Great River Birding Month throughout May.
 Great River Birding Festival, International Migratory Bird Day, is May 13th.
  
Bald Eagles, Tundra Swans, White Egrets, Great Blue Herons & 
American White Pelicans are abundant during spring and fall migration.
Rieck's Lake offers opportunities to view migrating birds and waterfowl.
The Mississippi River and backwaters provide lots of viewing opportunities.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
                             2017 ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE Available at:
                             https://www.bigrivertheatre.com/upcoming-shows2.html
2017 BEST OF THE MIDWEST TRAVEL
For the 3rd year, Alma Wisconsin was included in Midwest Living's "Best Of The Midwest Travel" as part of their feature on the Wisconsin Great River Road.  Several local businesses were highlighted.
TRAVELING WISCONSIN'S GREAT RIVER ROAD

Alma, Wisconsin is located on Wisconsin State Highway 35, better known as the Wisconsin Great River Road and Wisconsin's only National Scenic Byway.  


Whether you are cruising the Great River Road in your favorite car or motorcycle ... or just taking time to travel the Road and checking out the scenery, small historic river towns and views ... we want you to enjoy the ride and explore Alma!
 FUN IN ALMA!

Enjoy The Views 

From Buena Vista 

Hike on Buena Vista Trail

 from Main Street to the

top of Alma Bluff &

Buena Vista Overlook.

Glass Of Wine 

With A View

From the outside patio or the new pavillion at Danzinger Vineyard you can enjoy a glass of award winning wine and the view of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. 2013 Wisconsin "winery of the year". 


Explore Quaint Shops & Galleries

For that one-of-a-kind gift or treasure

explore Alma's Main Street.  Art, antiques,

collectibles and items produced by

local & regional artisans.




Welcome To The Mississippi Flyway!

Take your camera everywhere, you never know when you'll come across a special bird or waterfowl.  The Mississippi Flyway is awesome and you'll find excellent birdwatching throughout Buffalo County.

See Medieval Arms & Armor
Many are surprised that Alma has a museum with a world-class collection of authentic arms & armor.  Castlerock Museum is open Friday & Saturday afternoons.




Watch Bald Eagles

View Bald Eagles all year in Alma ...

along the Mississippi River,

in the trees, flying overhead &

above the towering bluffs

of Buffalo County.


Paddle The Mississippi Backwaters

We've documented several easy to moderate paddle trails in the Alma area, enjoy!


Fishing Is A Passion

Alma is situated on the Mississippi River and the backwaters are prime for fishing.


The Great Alma Fishing Float is a favorite of locals and visitors throughout the open water season.