Welcome to the Community
"I would personally like to welcome you to the Four Seasons Centre and the beautiful community of Owatonna, located in Steele County, Minnesota. Built on the banks of the Straight River, and surrounded by fertile farmland, Owatonna and its surrounding communities have become known worldwide for their awesome architecture, unique historic attractions, and world class technology." Steve Schroht Director - the "Centre"
Information for Visitors
Contact Us - Four Seasons Centre staff and phone numbers.
Owatonna is located in south central Minnesota at the crossroads of Interstate Highway 35 and U.S. Highway 14 - just an hour's drive south of Minneapolis - St. Paul, 45 minutes west of Rochester, and 45 minutes east of Mankato.
Directions to the Four Seasons Centre: Interstate Highway 35 to US Highway 14 EAST exit to County Road 45 exit, take a right onto County Road 45 and go north into Owatonna and take a right at 18th Street SE(1st set of stop lights) and take a left onto Elm Ave. the Four Seasons Centre is located directly across from the Steele county Fairgrounds Race Track.
- Owatonna Airport - 5500 foot runway, ILS, VOR/DME
- Mpls./St. Paul Int'l Airport - 60 minutes from Owatonna
- Bus: Jefferson Lines - daily inter-city service
- Owatonna Bus Co. - charter service
- Steele County Area Transit (SCAT) Explorer
- Taxi: Tonna Taxi, Royal Transportation
- SCAT Dial-a-Ride
- Car Rental: Enterprise Rent-A-Car, McCabe Motors, Cartime of Owatonna
Minnesota is famous for its four colorful seasons. Winter offers distinct beauty, as well as a stimulating variety of outdoor and indoor recreational activities. January is the coldest month with average temperatures ranging from -2 to 17 degrees above zero. The average snowfall is 41 inches. In contrast, average summer daytime temperatures range between 62-85 degrees, ideal for enjoying the "great outdoors". July is the hottest month. Balmy springs and crisp autumns feature vivid colors and are a delightful time to visit. Whatever the season, whatever the reason, Owatonna has something for everyone.
Whether for business or pleasure, Owatonna offers accommodations for every type of traveler. We currently have more than 10 hotels/motels and bed & breakfasts now totaling over 700 rooms.
Owatonna is home to many attractions. From historic to futuristic, there is something for everyone to see and experience.
"A taste for all" can be found in Owatonna. Our restaurants offer many different dining experiences to satisfy everyone.
Learn more about the history and community of Owatonna by visiting their website at OACCT.
City of Owatonna - Information about City Government and services found in Owatonna.