Waupaca, WI Event Calendar

Summer Nights Concert

Jun
21

Wed


Garden Walk and Art Stroll

Jun
24

9am-5pm

Garden Walk and Art Stroll

The gardens will showcase raised beds, organic gardening, heirloom plants(at the Historic Hutchinson House), prairie environments, and unique water elements. Artists are featured at each garden and are encouraged to sell and demonstrate their art throughout the day.

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Iola Historical Society Strawberry Fest & Antiques Appraisal Fair

Jun
25

Sun

Iola Historical Society Strawberry Fest & Antiques Appraisal Fair

Strawberries and local history are on the schedule for the Iola Historical Society’s 33rd Annual Strawberry Fest, to be held Sunday, June 25th, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Society’s Historical Village complex on Depot Street

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Mid-western Rodeo

Jun
29

Thur-Sat 2017

Mid-western Rodeo

It's big, it's wild, it's western! The 59th anniversary of the Mid-Western Rodeo in Manawa and promises to be one of the best yet with a few fun extras added to the show.


June 29 -July 1, 2017

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Fourth of July Celebration

Jul
4

10am

Fourth of July Celebration

Celebrate the 4th of July in downtown Waupaca with a parade down Main Street starting at 10am with floats, bands & candy.

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Iola Old Car Show

Jul
6

Thurs-Sat

Iola Old Car Show

The 45th annual Iola Old Car Show & Swap Meet. July 67th through the 8th, 2017. One of the America's largest Collector Car Shows.

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Symco Thresheree

Jul
28

Fri - Sun 2017

Symco Thresheree

49th Annual Uniion Thresherman's Club Thresheree


July 28, 29, & 30, 2017

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Waupaca Community Theater

Jul
29

July 29, 30 31, Aug 4, 5 6

Waupaca Community Theater

The Waupaca Community Theatre presents "Annie".

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Scandinavia Corn Roast

Aug
4

Fri-Sun

Scandinavia Corn Roast

Scandinavia Corn Roast is held the 1st weekend in August. A great family event. All weekend entertainment. Corn served on Sunday only.

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Arts on the Square

Aug
18

Fri & Sat 2017

Arts on the Square

Waupaca Celebrates the Arts!
Friday night street dance.  Saturday includes juried art, art workshops, music, food, theater, dance and more!

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Waupaca Kids Triathlon

Aug
18

Fri

Waupaca Kids Triathlon

The Waupaca Kids Triathlon August 18, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at South Park, Waupaca WI is open to all children ages 4-10.

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Waupaca Area Triathlon

Aug
19

7:00 AM 2017

Waupaca Area Triathlon

See 1,000 athletes compete.  "One of the best run Triathlons in the State," say the participants.

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Waupaca County Fair

Aug
23

Wed - Sun

Waupaca County Fair

Traditional county fair with animals, 4-H exhibits, food, rides and games!  Held at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds in Weyauwega.

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Rod & Classic Car Show

Aug
26

8:00 AM

Rod & Classic Car Show

The 13th annual car show in South Park.  The show features 350 hot rods, food and music.

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Oktoberfest

Sep
1

4:30 PM

Oktoberfest

A little bit of the old country right in Waupaca!  Beer, wine, food and live music!

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Big Falls Corn Roast

Sep
3

Sun

Big Falls Corn Roast

Annual Big Falls Bowhunters FREE Corn Roast

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Walk to End Alzheimers

Sep
16

Saturday a.m.

Walk to End Alzheimers

Walk to end Alzheimers,  Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King.

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Fall-O-Rama

Sep
16

Sat

Fall-O-Rama

Fall-O-Rama
September 16, 2017
South Park, Waupaca

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Wau-King Together for Dementia Awareness Walk

Sep
16

Sat

Wau-King Together for Dementia Awareness Walk

The Wisconsin Veterans Home at King will be hosting “Wau-King Together for Dementia Awareness Walk” on Saturday, September 16, 2017.



Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival

Oct
6

Fri-Sat

Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival

Chain O' Lakes Blues Festival


October 6-7, 2017

The history of the Indian Crossing Casino will come alive this fall at the Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival October 6th and 7th on the shores of the beautiful Waupaca Chain O’ Lakes located in central Wisconsin.

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Hidden Studios Art Tour

Oct
6

Fri - Sun

Hidden Studios Art Tour

A Tour of Working Studios in Central Wisconsin.

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Lost Arts – Taste of Norway

Oct
7

Sat Oct 7, 2016

Lost Arts – Taste of Norway

Iola to host Lost Arts event, Taste Of Norway, and Craft & Gift Show

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Autumn Harvest Fest

Oct
7

Sat

Autumn Harvest Fest

 

Autumn Harvest Fest, October 7, 2017

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Polar Bear Plunge

Jan
1

1:00 pm

Polar Bear Plunge

Waupaca Chain O' Lakes Polar Bear Plunge January 1st on Lime Kiln Lake

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Pond Hockey Classic

Jan
27

Sat - Sun

Pond Hockey Classic

Event Cancelled for 2017


The fifth annual Waupaca Pond Hockey Classic is cancelled for Saturday, January 28th and Sunday, January 29th, 2017 in Waupaca.  Experience the game the way it was meant to be played on Mirror Lake just off the shore of South Park.

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Iola Winter Carnival

Feb
2

Fri - Sun

Iola Winter Carnival

The  Iola Winter Carnival will be held on the first weekend in February.

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Strawberry Fest

Jun
16

Saturday 2017

Strawberry Fest

Celebrate the beginning of summer with Strawberry Fest! Strawberry Fest is a family festival that features a downtown art/craft fair with more than 100 vendors from across the Midwest, strawberry shortcake, a children’s costume contest, live entertainment, great food and more.  Strawberry Fest is a great way to celebrate the beginning of summer!

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Lion’s Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast

Jun
17

7:00 AM - Noon, 2018

Lion’s Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast

The Lion's serve a great pancake breakfast annually on Father's Day.  It is at the Waupaca Municipal Airport, so you can drive or fly-in for the event.

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