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Travel Wisconsin: Lists can't miss summer events
4/3/2019

MADISON, Wis. (April 3, 2019) - Now that it's officially spring, Wisconsinites are looking forward to celebrating warmer weather. Judging by our line-up of spring and summer events, there's no shortage of outdoor festivities.

A few big anniversaries to highlight include the 40th Anniversary of the American Players Theatre in Spring Green, the 50th Anniversary of EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, and the 70th Annual Musky Fest in Hayward.

Get outdoors and enjoy free admission to all state parks the first weekend in June and gear up for the 2020 Ryder Cup by watching the pros at the PGA Champions Tour in Madison.

Join in on music festival favorites like Summerfest in Milwaukee, Country USA in Oshkosh and the Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire. With such an impressive line-up of events, there's no shortage of fun in Wisconsin this summer.

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Blue Ox Music Festival      
 Blue Ox Music Festival
Photo Credit Blue Ox Music Festival

downloadable PDF is available that includes detailed descriptions for the following events and activities.

 
APRIL/MAY EVENTS (Pages 4-7)
Libations of Spring – Kohler April 12-13, 2019
40th Annual Midwest Horse Fair – Madison April 12-14, 2019
Between the Bluffs Beer, Wine and Cheese Festival – La Crosse April 26-28, 2019
Taylor County Maple Festival – Medford April 27, 2019
Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship – Dodgeville April 27, 2019
Spring Candle Light Hike Festival – Stevens Point May 3, 2019
Earth Arts Studio Tour – St. Croix Falls May 3-5, 2019
Martinis in May – St. Germain May 4, 2019
Horicon Marsh Bird Festival – Horicon May 9-13, 2019
Motorsports Mayhem – Richland Center May 10-11, 2019
Driftless Outdoors Show – La Crosse May 17-18, 2019
Fishing Has No Boundaries – Hayward May 17-18, 2019
Syttende Mai Folk Festival – Stoughton May 17-19, 2019
Wisconsin State Polka Festival – Milwaukee May 17-19, 2019
Automotion – Wisconsin Dells May 18-19, 2019
Morel Mushroom Festival – Muscoda May 18-19, 2019
Door County Festival of Nature – Bailey's Harbor May 24-26, 2019
World's Largest Brat Fest – Madison May 34-26, 2019
Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Day – Spooner May 25, 2019
Ho-Chunk Nation Pow-Wow – Black River Falls May 25-27 and
Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 2019
Downtown Dining Week – Milwaukee May 3-June 6, 2019
DairyFest – Marshfield May 31-June 1, 2019
Spring Art Tour – Mount Horeb, Verona, Mazomanie, Black Earth, Cross Plains, Blue Mounds May 31-June 1, 2019
JUNE EVENTS (Pages 7-11)
Carp Fest – Two Rivers June 1-2, 2019
Outta Sight Kite Flight – Kenosha June 1-2, 2019
State Parks 4-Pack of Fun – Statewide June 1-2, 2019
PrideFest – Milwaukee June 5-9, 2019
Door County Lighthouse Festival – Sturgeon Bay June 7-9, 2019
Walleye Weekend – Fond du Lac June 7-9, 2019
30th Annual Wisconsin River Pro Rodeo – Merrill June 7-9, 2019
Beer, Bacon and Cheese – New Glarus June 8, 2019
Roofing of the Goats Parade – Sister Bay June 8, 2019
Wright and Like 2019 – Oostburg, Manitowoc and Two Rivers June 8, 2019
Blue Ox Music Festival – Eau Claire June 13-15, 2019
Monroe Balloon and Blues Fest – Monroe June 14-15, 2019
Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck and Tractor Pull – Tomah June 20-22, 2019
PGA Champions Tour: American Family Insurance Championship – Madison June 15-23, 2019
30th Anniversary Energy Fair – Custer June 21-23, 2019
70th Annual Musky Festival – Hayward June 21-23, 2019
Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival – Ellsworth June 21-22, 2019
Lakefront Festival of the Arts – Milwaukee June 21-23, 2019
Uncork Summer and Door County Cheese Festival – Ellison Bay June 22, 2019
Summerfest – Milwaukee June 26-31 and July 2-7, 2019
Country USA – Oshkosh June 27-29, 2019
Oneida Pow-Wow – Oneida March 8-10, 2019
JULY EVENTS (Pages 11-13)
Red Cliff Pow-Wow – Red Cliff July 5-7, 2019
Bastille Days – Milwaukee July 11-14, 2019
U.S. Kubb National Championships – Eau Claire July 12-14, 2019
Wisconsin Maritime Museum’s Subfest – Manitowoc July 12-14, 2019
Bear River Pow-Wow – Lac du Flambeau July 12-14, 2019
Art Fair on the Square – Madison July 13-14, 2019
Three Rivers Roleo Log Rolling Tournament – Onalaska July 13-14, 2019
Wisconsin State Water Ski Show Championship – Wisconsin Rapids July 18-21, 2019
Festa Italiana – Milwaukee July 19-21, 2019
Honor the Earth Pow-Wow – Hayward July 19-21, 2019
Fish Day – Port Washington July 20, 2019
40th Anniversary American Players Theatre Celebration – Spring Green July 21, 2019
50th Anniversary EAA AirVenture – Oshkosh July 26-28, 2019
German Fest – Milwaukee July 26-28, 2019
AUGUST/SEPTEMBER EVENTS (Pages 13-15)
60th Anniversary Lumberjack World Championships – Hayward Aug. 1-3, 2019
Mile of Music – Appleton Aug. 1-4, 2019
Reebok CrossFit Games – Madison Aug. 1-4, 2019
Tall Ships Kenosha – Kenosha Aug. 1-4, 2019
Wisconsin State Fair – West Allis Aug. 1-11, 2019
Ashley for the Arts – Arcadia Aug. 8-10, 2019
Venetian Festival – Lake Geneva Aug. 14-18, 2019
Irish Fest – Milwaukee Aug. 15-18, 2019
Mexican Fiesta – Milwaukee Aug. 23-25, 2019
Wisconsin Highland Games – Waukesha Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019
50th Annual World Championship Off-Road Races – Crandon Aug. 30-Sept. 1, 2019
Los Dells Festival – Wisconsin Dells Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019
Vino Fest – Tomah Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2019
 

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