New Hotel Planned for Downtown

01-08-2016 by Vision 2020



Cobblestone Hotel & Suites broke ground on a new hotel in downtown Chippewa Falls.  The four-story structure will have a restaurant on the first floor along with a pool, gym and lobby for hotel guests. The three floors above that will contain 45 rooms. In all, the structure is about 35,000 square feet.  The total cost of the project is expected to be around $6 million.

Downtown Revitalization Featured in the Chippewa Valley Business Report

11-20-2015 by Vision 2020

Check out the article in the Chippewa Valley Business Report on Chippewa Falls Downtown Revitalization, Revival on the River, featuring City Planner Jayson Smith and Mayor Greg Hoffman. 

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New Businesses Coming to Downtown Chippewa Falls

10-16-2015 by Vision 2020

Two new businesses have moved to downtown Chippewa Falls.  The Chippewa Candy Shop opened this summer at 322 N. Bridge Street.  Owner, Dan Sweeney, is slowly expanding the variety of sweets sold at the store and already has plans to expand to include on-site production.  

In addition, the Chippewa River Distillery and BREWster Brothers Brewing Co. plans to open a new distillery and microbrewery this year in Chippewa Falls.  The new company wil be located at 406 W River Street in Chippewa Falls.

 “I believe that this location will be a great place to distill spirits and brew craft beer because of the high visibility and the view of the Chippewa River,” said James Stirn, owner.  “I am also impressed with the renovations and development taking place in downtown Chippewa Falls.”

Ribbon Cutting takes place at Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center

08-15-2015 by Vision 2020

The Chippewa Falls Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center had its official ribbon cutting on August 13th, 2015. The building is a great start to the revitalization of downtown Chippewa Falls. 

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Chamber President Mike Jordan spoke at the ribbon cutting, and they are both very exicted for what is to come and thankful for all the support from the community.

The old building was torn down earlier this summer and a city park will take its place.

Bye the Willow Beer & Wine Lounge and Event Center opens in Chippewa Falls

07-17-2015 by Vision 2020

Bye the Willow is the newest event venue and the first beer and wine lounge located in Chippewa Falls. They offer assistance with planning, rental, and entertainment for any type of event. With a convenient location right in downtown Chippewa Falls, Bye the Willow is a great place to grab a drink or host your next party or event!

Daily specials include: Tuesday double punches, $1 off wine for women on Wednesdays, $1 off appetizers on Thursdays, and Friday and Saturday night entertainment.