The Washington County Historic Courthouse has a rich history of civic and community engagement. Today the Courthouse hosts a variety of community, family-friendly events, history-based programs/exhibits, fundraisers and more. Proceeds from our events support the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund.

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  1. Victorian Tea
  2. Community Ice Cream Social
  3. Holiday Photo Sessions
  4. Christmas at the Courthouse

The Victorian Tea at the Historic Courthouse has been cancelled due to COVID-19. Staff is working on rescheduling the event to a later date.

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Sip and savor a catered multi-course tea and enjoy a program by the Minnesota Historical Society in the stately historic courtroom.

Arrive early and tour the exhibits and 1900’s county jail or view displays of the Historic Courthouse China Collection in the courtroom.
The cost is $40 per person. All proceeds benefit the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund. Enjoy a scrumptious tea while helping to preserve this historical landmark!