Rib Fest - Madison, WI - Jul 20 to Jul 20, 2019
Moved to July for 2019. Come down for a day of ribs, music, beer tent and more!
Willhelm Tell Festival - New Glarus, WI - Aug 25 to Sep 1, 2019
New Glarus pays tribute to the Swiss archer on stage in this festival that also features a children’s lantern parade, art show, live music, savory music and street dance. Since 1938.
Taste of Madison - Madison, WI - Aug 31 to Sep 1, 2019
The city’s annual Labor Day weekend event, attended by over 250,,000 people each year, with three stages of live music, food from more than 80 restaurants and food trucks, and other activities. Located all around Capitol Square. Free admission! Raises over $60,000 annually for non-profit organization.
Labor Fest - Janesville, WI - Sep 1 to Sep 2, 2019
Enjoy mud volleyball, kids games, parade, raffle, demonstrations and entertainment, beer tent, food and more. Free admission!
Chilimania - Edgerton, WI - Sep 6 to Sep 7, 2019
A chili cooking contest that has been going on for more than 25 years. It features a morning 5k/10k run-walk, various contests and of course great food.
Platteville Dairy Days - Platteville, WI - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
Held at Legion Field with lots of food, music, 4-H and FFA exhibits, a parade and lots more. Since 1947.
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival - Edgerton, WI - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
Wool classes, sheep shearing demos, country store and more. Located at the Jefferson County Fair Park.
Apple Dumpling Days - Elroy, WI - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Marathon, half marathon, 5K and two kid’s races are held the first Saturday after Labor Day. Event is hosted by the Elroy Lions Club. Since 2007.
Wo-Zha-Wa Days Fall Fest - Wisconsin Dells, WI - Sep 13 to Sep 15, 2019
A harvest festival with parade, antique flea market, arts & crafts, and Wisconsin’s oldest long distance race. Activities throughout downtown Wisconsin Dells and Bowman Park. Enjoy live entertainment, a 100 unit parade, and more.
Thirsty Troll Brew Fest - Mount Horeb, WI - Sep 14 to Sep 14, 2019
Beer sampling features craft brewers serving over 100 different beers. Use Troll’s Gold to vote for your favorite beer of the festival! Masskrugstemmen (steinholding) competition too!
Willy Street Fair - Madison, WI - Sep 14 to Sep 15, 2019
Parade and fair with 8 stages, 35 performances and 150+ vendors. It covers 3 community blocks starting on the 900 block of Williamson Street, Madison, Wisconsin.
Gays Mills Apple Festival - Gays Mills, WI - Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2019
Annual celebration of the apple harvest with parades, carnivals, arts & crafts, flea markets, music, dancing, food & festivities. Activities held at various venues in the Village of Gays Mills, Wisconsin.
Harvest Fest - Green Lake, WI - Sep 28 to Sep 29, 2019
A two day celebration with thousands attending. Expect over one hundred artist and crafters, local farmers, signature restaurants, classic cars, family activities, parade, and live entertainment.
Tyranena Oktoberfest Bike Ride - Lake Mills, WI - Sep 28 to Sep 28, 2019
Ride for a reason among scenic Southern Wisconsin views at this annual ride to raise money for Tomorrow’s Hope, which supports programs at local health care facilities and area clinics. Riders get two drink tickets and dinner after the ride.
Great Midwest Harvest Festival - Madison, WI - Oct 4 to Oct 6, 2019
Bands, speakers, vendors and more, in the longest running marijuana festival in the country
Fermentation Fest - Reedsburg, WI - Oct 4 to Oct 13, 2019
A live culture convergence with classes, tastings, bike tour, art events and more, held at the Wormfarm Institute.
From the Land Festival - Green Lake, WI - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
A gathering of traditional crafts and skills with demonstrations.
Winter Art Fair off the Square - Madison, WI - Nov 9 to Nov 10, 2019
Features 100+ Wisconsin exhibitors. Saturday silent auction benefits youth scholarship fund. Located at the Monona Terrace Convention Center.
A Better U Fair - Madison, WI - Nov 9 to Nov 9, 2019
Free event showcasing vendors and practitioners of all things holistic, homeopathic, naturopathic, and healing. Held at Olbrich Gardens.
Downtown Baraboo Winter Wine Walk - Baraboo, WI - Nov 22 to Nov 22, 2019
A downtown wine tasting tour with merchants offering two wine samples each to enjoy as you stroll. Pick up your tickets and your glass at Bekah Kate’s.