WELCOME TO OWATONNA
Let Owatonna’s charm draw you in as you stroll our historic downtown, play a game of pickleball, and snack on artisan chocolates.
RICH IN HISTORY
Stroll through the historic downtown’s specialty shops, salons, jewelry, and shoe and clothing boutiques. Explore the unique architecture.
Take a bike ride on Owatonna’s 17 miles of trails, or spend your weekend getting lost in more than 811 acres of parkland throughout 33 parks.
TOP ANNUAL EVENTS
The Steele County Free Fair is the largest county fair in Minnesota, bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the fairgrounds each August.
steele county free fair
Try El Salvadorian pupusas, homemade sanwiches, tasty hand tossed pizza, amazing Mexican dishes and even sushi options! Owatonna has food for whatever you're in the mood for.
experience local & international dishes
Welcome to Owatonna
We are glad you are here! While you are here, we hope you find time to explore our rich history, beautiful parks, bustling downtown shopping & a variety of restaurants and breweries. Come for a day or two and explore Owatonna! Bus and group tours welcome.
We know you can’t fit in everything Owatonna has to offer with a short stay, so before you leave, make sure to plan out your next visit, and bring your friends with! If you need help deciding what to do or where to go, give us a call, or stop in at Owatonna Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism. We would love to meet you, and are happy to assist!
Let Owatonna’s charm draw you in as you stroll our historic downtown, catch a concert in Central Park, play a game of pickleball, and snack on artisan chocolates. Step back in time at our museums and historic buildings and enjoy the outdoors by hiking, biking or skiing our trails.