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Altoona Brush + Yard Waste Disposal Site OPEN Wednesdays | 12:30 pm-3 pm

Wednesday, April 6 through Wednesday, November 9

800 block Garfield Ave (n side of the road)

Open each Wednesday from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

This site is for Altoona residential customers only. Proof of residency is required.

Click here to view a list of acceptable materials and polices >>

Altoona Brush + Yard Waste Disposal Site OPEN 3rd Saturday of each month | 10 am - 2 pm

Saturday, April 16 through Saturday, October 22

800 block Garfield Ave (n side of the road)

Open 3rd Saturday of every month
April 16, 2022 to October 15, 2022
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

This site is for Altoona residential customers only. Proof of residency is required.

Click here to view a list of acceptable materials and policies >>

Clean Sweep | May 21

Saturday, May 21 from 8 AM to 12 PM

WRR Environmental Services, 5200 Ryder Rd, Eau Claire

From Eau Claire County Recycling Program >>

Clean Sweep events are offered three times throughout the year, and provide residents with an opportunity to bring their collections of hazardous materials to a central location for proper disposal. WRR Environmental Services executes these events.

Businesses, farms or Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) should contact WRR directly to schedule a separate appointment: 715-834-9624.

For a list of accepted materials, please click here >>

If you still have questions about the Clean Sweep Program, please contact the Eau Claire County Recycling Coordinator at 715-839-2756 or recycling@co.eau-claire.wi.us

City Offices Closed

Monday, May 30

Altoona Lions Club Cinder City Days

Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12

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https://altoonalionsclub.com/cinder-city-days

Car Show - Carnival - BIG Parade

Charcoal Chicken -  Craft Sale

Music on the Plaza | Wednesdays | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | FREE

Wednesday, June 15 through Wednesday, August 31

River Prairie Park, Altoona, WI

6/15 Dave Bebeau
6/22 Girl Band
6/29 Ken Rogers

7/6 Brian Bethke
7/13 Midwest Artist Academy
7/20 Whyte, Orfield, Sinz
7/27 Hap and Hawk

8/3 2-Way Street
8/10 Mona
8/17 Dave Zerr & The Obtainables
8/24 Thistledown
8/31 Sage Leary

More info at
https://www.visiteauclaire.com/river-prairie/music-on-the-plaza-concert-series/

Rock'N on the River Summer Concert Series | Wednesdays | Shows Start at 6:30 PM | FREE

Wednesday, June 15

Prevea Amphitheater @ River Prairie Park, Altoona, WI

FOOD TRUCKS ON SITE!

6/15 The Thunderman
6/22 Outland
6/29 HGT Band

7/6 The Raddies
7/13 Margaritville
7/20 Big Deeks
7/27 40 Fingers

8/3 2nd Time Around
8/10 City Lights
8/17 Sage
8/24 Divided Highway
8/31 The Thunderman

More info at
https://www.visiteauclaire.com/river-prairie/rockn-on-the-river-summer-concert-series/

Kickin' it Country Summer Concert Series | Mondays | Shows Start at 6:30 PM | FREE

Monday, June 20 through Monday, August 29

Prevea Amphitheater @ River Prairie Park, Altoona, WI

FOOD TRUCKS ON SITE!

6/20 Golden Band
6/27 Raquel & The Wildflowers

7/11 Brady Luke Band
7/18 Bear Creek Band
7/25 Eclectic Barn Boys

8/1 Kid Kactus & The Tumbleweeds
8/8 Buffalo Ridge
8/15 North of Dixie
8/22 Ranger Rudy & The Swingin' Wingtips
8/29 Southern Serenade

More info at
https://www.visiteauclaire.com/river-prairie/kickin-it-country-summer-concert-series/

Independence Day Celebration

Saturday, July 2

Cinder City Park, Altoona, WI

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  • Food
  • Fireworks
  • Live Music
  • Kids Zone
  • Kickball Tournament
  • Bean Bag Tournament
  • Cribbage Tournament
  • 5K Run/Walk
  • .25 Mile Run
  • Sparkler Dash 75 yard dash

DETAILS at https://www.altoonajuly4th.com/

City Offices Closed

Monday, July 4

Clean Sweep | July 16

Saturday, July 16 from 8 AM to 12 PM

WRR Environmental Services, 5200 Ryder Rd, Eau Claire

From Eau Claire County Recycling Program >>

Clean Sweep events are offered three times throughout the year, and provide residents with an opportunity to bring their collections of hazardous materials to a central location for proper disposal. WRR Environmental Services executes these events.

Businesses, farms or Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) should contact WRR directly to schedule a separate appointment: 715-834-9624.

For a list of accepted materials, please click here >>

If you still have questions about the Clean Sweep Program, please contact the Eau Claire County Recycling Coordinator at 715-839-2756 or recycling@co.eau-claire.wi.us

2022 Partisan Primary

Tuesday, August 9 from 7 AM to 8 PM

River Prairie Center, 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

For more information, go to: www.myvote.wi.gov.

City Offices Closed

Monday, September 5 from 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM

Clean Sweep | September 17

Saturday, September 17 from 8 AM to 12 PM

WRR Environmental Services, 5200 Ryder Rd, Eau Claire

From Eau Claire County Recycling Program >>

Clean Sweep events are offered three times throughout the year, and provide residents with an opportunity to bring their collections of hazardous materials to a central location for proper disposal. WRR Environmental Services executes these events.

Businesses, farms or Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) should contact WRR directly to schedule a separate appointment: 715-834-9624.

For a list of accepted materials, please click here >>

If you still have questions about the Clean Sweep Program, please contact the Eau Claire County Recycling Coordinator at 715-839-2756 or recycling@co.eau-claire.wi.us

River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, September 24

River Prairie Park, Altoona, WI

https://www.rpgiantpumpkinfest.com/

6:00 AM - 2:00 pm | Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

8:30 AM | Registration for the Pumpkin Run

10:00 AM | Pumpkin Dessert Contest Judging Begins

11:00 AM | Pumpkin Dessert Awards Ceremony

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM | Kids Pumpkin Decorating (while supplies last)

12:00 PM | Rubber Ducky Race

Bulk Item Pick-Up Week | October 3-7

Monday, October 3 at 12:01 AM through Friday, October 7 at 11:59 PM

From Eau Claire County Recycling & Sustainability

As always we encourage you to consider if your items could be donated, recycled, or repurposed rather than going to the landfill.

Please contact your hauler to determine if you are eligible for this service and the number of items they will pick-up. Not all haulers participate in the bulk item pick-up.

If you have any additional questions, please call your hauler directly. Thank you!

Curbside Yard Waste Collection | Nov 7-11

Monday, November 7 at 12:01 AM through Friday, November 11 at 11:59 PM

This program is offered through your garbage and recycling hauler during your normal pick-up day. Please call your hauler directly with questions.

All yard waste materials (leaves, grass, etc.) must be in paper bags or compostable bags. These may be acquired from a local hardware store.

Click here for more information >>

2022 General Election

Tuesday, November 8 from 7 AM to 8 PM

River Prairie Center, 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

For more information, go to: www.myvote.wi.gov.

Calendar Parking

Tuesday, November 15 through Saturday, April 15, 2023

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City Offices Closed

Thursday, November 24 through Friday, November 25

City Offices Closed

Friday, December 23

City Offices Closed

Monday, December 26

City Offices Close at 11:30 AM

Friday, December 30 at 11:30 AM

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Community Room

Reserve the community room for your next meeting or event! The room is available for use to the general public and is located at City Hall, 1303 Lynn Avenue.

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Community Events

Looking for something to do? Altoona is part of the greater Eau Claire area, which provides ample opportunities for family fun!

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