Waupaca, WI Event Calendar

Cancelled – Waupaca Fine Arts Show

Apr
18

Apr 18 - 23

Cancelled – Waupaca Fine Arts Show

Art by professionals, non-professionals and students. Judging and prizes.

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ThedaCare – Waupaca Fun Run

May
2

Sat

ThedaCare – Waupaca Fun Run

ThedaCare Waupaca RMC Fun Run 1mile Run/Walk or 5K Run/Walk.

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Memorial Day Programs

May
25

Monday

Memorial Day Programs

Memorial Day observances are scheduled on Monday, May 27 in Waupaca, King, New London, Clintonville, Weyauwega, Fremont, Scandinavia, Iola, Manawa, and Ogdensburg.

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Model Railroad Show & Model Contest

Jun
20

Sat & Sun

Model Railroad Show & Model Contest

Waupaca Area Model Railroaders hosts the  Strawberry Fest Train Show & Model Contest in conjunction with the Waupaca Historical Society and Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce Saturday, June 20, 10 AM to 5 PM; Sunday, June 21, 10 AM to 3 PM at the Waupaca Recreation Center, three blocks east of downtown at the intersection of School, State & Badger Streets.

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Strawberry Fest

Jun
20

Fri-Sun

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
21

7:00 AM - Noon

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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Iola Historical Society Strawberry Fest & Antiques Appraisal Fair

Jun
28

Sun

Iola Historical Society Strawberry Fest & Antiques Appraisal Fair

Strawberries and local history are on the schedule for the Iola Historical Society’s Annual Strawberry Fest, to be held Sunday, June 28th, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Society’s Historical Village complex on Depot Street

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Fireworks on Round Lake

Jul
3

Fri

Fireworks on Round Lake

Enjoy an evening of fireworks on Round Lake July 3rd starting at dusk.

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Mid-western Rodeo

Jul
4

Thur-Sat

Mid-western Rodeo

It's big, it's wild, it's western! The 60th 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.


July 4, 5, 6, 2020

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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
9

Thurs-Sat

Iola Old Car Show

The 48th annual Iola Old Car Show & Swap Meet. July 9th through the 11th, 2020. One of the America's largest Collector Car Shows.

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Symco Thresheree

Jul
24

Fri - Sun 2020

Symco Thresheree

49th Annual Uniion Thresherman's Club Thresheree


July  24, 25 ,26, 2020

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Waupaca Kids Triathlon

Aug
14

Fri

Waupaca Kids Triathlon

The Waupaca Kids Triathlon August 16, 2019, 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
15

7:00 AM

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
26

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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Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival

Oct
2

Fri-Sat

Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival

Chain O' Lakes Blues Festival


October 2-3, 2020

The history of the Indian Crossing Casino will come alive this fall at the Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival October 4th and 5th on the shores of the beautiful Waupaca Chain O’ Lakes located in central Wisconsin.

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Hidden Studios Art Tour

Oct
2

Fri - Sun

Hidden Studios Art Tour

A Tour of Working Studios in Central Wisconsin.

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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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