Fairs, Festivals & Carnivals-oh My!

Summer is just around the corner and in Wisconsin that means outdoor activities galore!! Check out the ongoing list of community festivals in central Wisconsin!


Carden International Circus-Wausau
Marathon Park
May 31st


Located in Marshfield
June 1st – 3rd

Abby Festival
Located in Abbotsford
June 1st – 3rd

Located in Spencer
June 8th – 10th

Fireman’s Celebration
Located in Edgar
June 15th – 17th

Cranberry Blossom Festival
Located in Wisconsin Rapids
June 14th – 17th

Summer Kick Off
Located at Oak Island in Wausau
June 15th

Auburndale Music Fest
Located in Auburndale
June 22th – 24th

Riverfront Rendezvous
Located in Stevens Point at Pfiffner Park
June 29th -July 1st


July 4th Festival and Parade
Located in Mosinee
July 4th

Balloon and Ribfest
Located at the Wausau Airport
July 12th – 15th

Colby Cheese Days
Located in Colby
July 13th – 15th

Located on the 400 block in Wausau
July 14th – 15th

Portage County Fair of Amherst
Located at the Amherst Fairgrounds
July 19th – 22nd

Stratford Heritage Days
Located in downtown Stratford
July 20th – 22nd

Lake Dubay Summerfest
Located in Lake DuBay
July 20th – 21st

Hub City Days
Located in Marshfield
July 27th – 28th

Celebrate Plover
Located at Lake Pacawa Park in Plover
July 28th

Hmong Wausau Festival
Located at Eastbay Sports Complex in Wausau
July 28th – 29th

Wisconsin Valley Fair
Located at Marathon Park in Wausau
July 31th – August 5th


Log Jam
Located at River Park in Mosinee
August 10th – 12th

Abbotsford First City Days
Located at Red Arrow Park in Abbotsford
August 10th – 12th

Athens Fair
Located in Athens
August 16th – 19th

Lincoln County Fair
Located at the Lincoln County Fair Grounds in Merrill
August 15th – 19th

Central Wisconsin State Fair
Located at the Wood County Fair Grounds in Marshfield
August 21st – 26th

Loyal Corn Festival
Located in Loyal
August 23rd – 26th

Irishfest Central Wiscosnin
Located at Kennedy Park in Weston
August 25th

Portage County Fair-Rosholt
Located at the Rosholt Fair Grounds
August 31st – September 3rd


Merrill Lion’s Car Show, Parade & Celebration
Located in Merrill
September 3rd

Granton Fall Festival
Located in downtown Granton
September 7th – 9th

Artrageous Weekend
Located in Wausau
September 8th – 9th

Amherst River Fest
Located in downtown Amherst
September 8th

Ginseng Festival
Located in Wausau
September 14th – 16th

Maple Fest
Located at the Wildwood Park in Marshfield
September 15th – 16th

CommUNITY Fest-Wausau
Marathon Park-Exhib Bldg
September 22nd
(no link at this time)

Know of another festival in central Wisconsin not listed? Let us know!

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