Mantorville has many things to offer those that might travel here for a day!
Great places to shop, excellent dining, entertaining live theatre, recreational activities, a vivid history, fun festivals, talented artists and much, much more!
Things to Do
• Wasioja Civil War Reenactment
2011 marked the 150th anniversary of the War Bewteen the States and the first Wasioja Reenactment. In 2013 you can again experience life during the Civil War in Northern & Southern military camps, and on the home front. Soldiers will drill and muster. Battles staged over two days. June 15-16, 2013
• Mantorville Art Guild
A group of artists from Southeastern Minnesota have formed a non profit organization and established a gallery, complete with classroom space, in the historic district in Mantorville. Their mission is one of preserving traditional art forms while exploring new expressions of creativity, providing a venue for local artists to exhibit and sell their works, and bringing opportunities for artist expression and enjoyment of the arts to everyone's life. Their Gallery is located in the former Riverside Gifts building on Main Street.
• Mantorville Theatre Company
Year-round theater in the 1917 Opera House. Classic melodramas during the summer. For more information, call 507-635-5420.
• Walking Tours
Visit a business and pick up a self guided tour through Mantorville's historic district.
• Dodge County Historical Society
Located across from the Court House in an 1869 church.
• Restoration House and Log House
Open May to October. Restored 1856 building that once housed the original Dodge County jail. Log Cabin was once home to Mantorville Brewery cooper. Closed Mondays.
• Zumbro Valley Golf Course
• Mantorville Brewing Micro Brewery
Call 651-387-0708 for information. Open by appointment only. Please call ahead..
• Milton House
Great for art or craft workshops, meetings or reunions.
• Canoeing, Fishing, Camping at Riverside Park
Places to Eat
• The Chocolate Shoppe
Sweetest place in town! Ice cream, caramels, chocolate and more! Call 507-635-5814 for information. Order online: www.mantorvillefarms.com
• County Seat Coffee House
Full breakfast, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, including award winning apple pie!
• Hubbell House
Fine dining in an elegant 1860's atmosphere. Closed Mondays.
• Old School Café
Breakfast and lunch in a nostalgic school room.
• Mantorville Saloon
On & Off Sale. Great music! Pulltabs sponsored by Mantorville Restoration Association
Places to Shop
• Mantorville Farms
Gifts made in the USA.
• Mantorville Square
25 dealers of antiques, collectibles and gifts. 507-635-5554
• Memorabilia Antiques
Antiques, collectibles and gifts. 507-635-5419
• Casey's General Store
Gasoline, pizza doughnuts and more! 507-635-5626
• Mantorville Art & Gifts
Home of the Mantorville Art Guild. Art work and gifts by local artists. Traditional and innovative items ranging from acrylic painting to zentangle®. Come in and share YOUR creations with us. www.mantorvilleartguild.org
Places to Stay
• Rochester Lodging (within 15 minutes of Mantorville)
May-October Tuesdays 11-6
River Side Park
Tuesdays & Thursday June 17-August 21
Stagecoach Motorcycle Run
Welcome Center Benefit
15th Annual Big Iron Truck Show
49th Annual Marigold Days
Merry Hour & Auction
Welcome Center Benefit
Olde Fashioned Christmas in Mantorville
Events subject to change