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Things to do in Eau Claire

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Sounds Like Summer concert series runs June-August & the Farmer's Market in the pavilion offers local produce and veggies. Make sure you get there early on the weekends, as it's a pretty popular spot!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious foods and coffee beverages! Be sure to get there early as it fills quickly! Plan for over an hour long visit. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“ECDC specializes in espresso drinks, and has great breakfast (7am-11am) & lunch (11am-3pm) menus. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Eau Claire staple for a nice night out. Great wine selection and fun ambiance. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Legit food offering from burgers to polenta to fish fry. Vegetarian options with a great bar and ambiance. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Eau Claire's newest, $51 million dollar center for the performing arts. It's gorgeous to go visit, even if you're not going to one of the many fabulous shows coming to town. www.pablocenter.org”
  • 7 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Music, t-shirts, books, gifts - everything Wisconsin. Art gallery and home of the Volume One local paper.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“On 49-acres the park offers something for everyone, 2 picnic pavilions, a 9-hole disc-golf course, hiking trails and a boat landing & dock. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Store
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“Fun spot downtown for a good cup of coffee and some food, and you may hear some live music, as well. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Lakely has uniquely delicous food and beverages, a beautiful patio and late night live music. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Our favorite grocery store, just a few miles down the road. Anything and everything can be found here! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Saturday mornings were never spent as well as walking along the Chippewa River, viewing street vendors, and trying free samples!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Take in an Eau Claire Express baseball game in the summer, or catch some fish from the surrounding rivers on this immense plot of land that is also home to the Paul Bunyan Museum and the Chippewa Valley Museum. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
“Famous in this neck of the woods for their 'delayed release' of movies, you'll be able to watch hit blockbusters that have just left cineplexes at a fraction of the cost.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Delicious foods and coffee beverages! Be sure to get there early as it fills quickly! Plan for over an hour long visit. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Eau Claire staple for a nice night out. Great wine selection and fun ambiance. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Legit food offering from burgers to polenta to fish fry. Vegetarian options with a great bar and ambiance. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Fun spot downtown for a good cup of coffee and some food, and you may hear some live music, as well. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Lakely has uniquely delicous food and beverages, a beautiful patio and late night live music. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
“Homemade gravy over crispy fries and cheap beer make this a great place for watching sports or staying out late. This place is on Water Street, which is historic for its dozens of bars and nightlife. Tip: Order the Celtic Knot as an appetizer (only Locals ask for it and you won't find it on the menu)”
  • 1 local recommends
Brewery
  • 1 local recommends

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