Prairie du Chien's Got It!
What is there to do in Prairie du Chien? A wide variety of attractions and events throughout the year. Stay for awhile and see what makes the Prairie du Chien area one of the choice destinations in Wisconsin.
Prairie du Chien’s Got it!
There is a lot happening in the historic Prairie du Chien area! A wonderful tourist destination, a great place to raise your family and the right location to start or grow your business.
Step onto Wisconsin's only War of 1812 battlefield as Villa Louis hosts its 30th annual reenactment of the Battle of Prairie du Chien on July 16-17. Visit a historic encampment, experience military life in 1814, and learn about the assault on Fort Shelby. Admission to the event includes a tour of the Villa Louis mansion.
The War of 1812 came to Prairie du Chien on July 17, 1814, when U.S. and British-Canadian soldiers clashed on what is now the west lawn of Villa Louis. Learn about the British attack in a battle scenario held at 2:30 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.