129th Annual Silver Mine
Sports aren't just a pastime in the Eau Claire area, they are a way of life and we are committed to connecting you with the resources and support to assist you in coordinating the perfect sporting event. This is the place to get all of your questions answered!
What is the population of Eau Claire/what are the major nearby cities?
The population of Eau Claire is just under 67,000. Eau Claire is a hop, skip and a jump away from Minneapolis/St. Paul by 90 miles, which has a population of over 2.8 million.
Do you have an airport/what is your nearest major airport(s)?
The local airport is the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport. The airport provides daily flights to and from Chicago O'Hare. The Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport is only 90 minutes away and the Chippewa Valley Airport Service provides daily shuttles to and from MSP.
How many hotel rooms are in the city?
Eau Claire, including the nearby surrounding area, is home to over 2,000 hotel rooms. The local hotels offer some of the most competitive prices in the state while maintaining their high level of service.
What additional attractions does Eau Claire offer?
Eau Claire offers several attractions for those of all ages. With several quality golf courses, nature trails and wineries for those looking for fun in the sun; to family experiences at Action City or Eau Claire's downtown sculpture tour, our city definitely has something for you. Also, you won't want to miss all of the live music opportunities Eau Claire has to offer. Both outdoor musical festivals and indoor performances by local artists spot our calendar so music enthusiasts won't be short changed in Eau Claire.
What types of events have recently been held in the city?
Several great events have recently chosen Eau Claire as their host city. Events include: The Color Run, North American Fast Pitch Association Softball Tournament, North American Ski Jumping Championships, USA Judo, National Collegiate Table Tennis, United States Snow Shoe Association plus many more!