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City of Altoona photo contest

Monday, April 1 through Thursday, May 30

The City of Altoona photo contest provides an opportunity to highlight the beauty and splendor that surrounds visitors to River Prairie each and every day with special attention given to River Prairie's feathered residents and visitors.

Twelve (12) winners will receive cash prizes of $50 each and one (1) grand prize winner will receive $200.

Click here for the Official Rules for the City of Altoona Photo Contest >>

Brush Site Open

Wednesday, May 8 through Wednesday, November 13

The City of Altoona Brush and Yard Waste Disposal Site is open from mid-April to the second week of November (dependent upon weather) on:

Weekly each Wednesday from 12:30 pm - 3 pm

Monthly on the 3rd Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm

View list of acceptable materials and policy >>

Kickin' it Country Summer Concert Series

Monday, June 3 through Monday, August 26

River Prairie Park

All of you country music lovin' folks will love Monday nights at 6:30 pm in River Prairie! Live country music artists, food trucks, art vendors and more come to the park every single week. Grab your lawn chairs, your coolers and all your buddies for a darn good time. If you like Kickin' It Country, check out Rock'n on the River in River Prairie on Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM!

The 2024 Lineup!

June 3: Another Road
June 10: Ellie May & The Nashville North Band
June 17: Ranger Rudy & The Swingin' Wintips
June 24: Bear Creek Band
July 1: HGT Band
July 8: Buffalo Ridge
July 15: Half Shebang
July 22: North of Dixie
July 29: Hillbilly Fever
August 5: Bonifide
August 12: The Jerry Schmitt Band
August 19: Eclectic Barn Boys
August 26: 3 Beers Down

Rock'n on the River Summer Concert Series

Wednesday, June 5 through Wednesday, August 28

River Prairie Park

Hundreds of people head to River Prairie to rock out every Wednesday night at 6:30 pm during the summer at the OakLeaf Surgical Hospital Amphitheater at River Prairie. Not only is there rockin' live music, there are also plenty of food trucks to enjoy and good times to be had. If you like Rock'n on the River, check out the other concert series at River Prairie - Kickin' it Country on Monday nights!

The 2024 Lineup!

June 5: The Thundermen
June 12: Outland
June 19: Bublefist
June 26: Divided Highway
July 3: The Vibes
July 10: Margaritaville
July 17: 40 Fingers
July 24: Crystal and the Commotion
July 31: Sage
August 7: 2nd Time Around
August 14: City Lights
August 21: Ember
August 28: The Thundermen

City Offices Closed

Thursday, July 4

Online Viewing of the Assessment Roll

Friday, August 2 through Wednesday, September 4

Online viewing of the Assessment Roll is available starting August 2, 2024 after which time there will email reviews available from when property owners receive their notice until the 15 days before the Board of Review. To view the online assessment roll, please visit and click on ALTOONA.

Notice of the Board of Review >>


Tuesday, August 13 from 7 AM to 8 PM

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

Primary held in even-numbered years on the second Tuesday in August, to nominate candidates to be voted for at the General Election, and to determine which candidates for state offices other than district attorney may participate in the Wisconsin election campaign fund. State Statute 5.02(12s)

The City of Altoona utilizes Badger Books (aka e-poll books). The Badger Books replace the paper poll books used previously. To learn more about Badger Books, please click here >>

In-Person Viewing of the Assessment Roll

Wednesday, August 14 through Thursday, August 15

Community Room, Altoona City Hall, 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona, WI

In-person viewing (aka "Open Book"), will take place in the Community Room at Altoona City Hall, 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI on:

  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 15, 2024 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Notice of the Board of Review >>

City Offices Closed

Monday, September 2


Tuesday, November 5 from 7 AM to 8 PM

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

Election held in even-numbered years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect United States senators, representatives to congress, presidential electors, state senators, representatives to the assembly, district attorneys, state officers other than the state superintendent and judicial officers, and county officers other than supervisors and county executives. State Statute 5.02(5)

The City of Altoona utilizes Bader Books (ake e-poll books). The Badger Books replace the paper poll books used previously. To learn more about Badger Books, please click here >>

City Offices Closed

Thursday, November 28 through Friday, November 29

City Offices Closed

Tuesday, December 24 through Wednesday, December 25

View Parks & Recreation Programs

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.

Check availability »
View the Community Room Use Policy »
View the floor plan »

Community Room Reservation Application »

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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