As the sun beams its golden rays across our area landscape, it's time to dive into the joyous whirlwind of summertime festivities. Imagine golden hour on the 400 Block while the kids dance to live music, pick farm-fresh flowers and vegetables as you mosey the farmers market, or savor delectable treats from food trucks while browsing artisanal crafts at arts festivals and night markets. Immerse yourself in the nearby nature on a hike through a National Park Trail, paddle on a scenic waterway, or bike single-track trails.  


Whether you're a local seeking new thrills or a traveler seeking the perfect family getaway, our summer event round-up promises an endless array of excitement for everyone! 


What to look forward to:  


One-Time Events: 

Armed Forces Day | Wausau Airport | May 18 

Ironbull Rib Mountain Adventure Challenge | TBA | May 25 

Wausau Pride | Downtown Wausau | June 1 

World Culture's Day | Downtown Wausau | June 8 

Ironbull Solstice Summit | Rib Mountain | June 15 

Wings Over Wausau | Wausau Airport | June 15-16 

Juneteenth | Downtown Wausau | June 19 

Ironbull TTT | Sara Park, Tomahawk, WI | June 22 

Chalkfest | 400 Block | June 25 – 26 

Independence Day Festival and Car Show | Willow Springs Garden | June 30 

4th of July Celebrations | Various locations | July 4 

Taste N Glow | Stettin | July 12 - 13 

Booze & Botany | Monk Gardens | July 18 
Wausau 24 | Marathon County | July 26 – 27 

Wisconsin Valley Fair | Marathon Park | July 30 – Aug 4 

Ironbull Underdown Trail Race | Merrill, WI | August 17 

Wausau Marathon | Marathon Park | August 18 

Big Bull Falls Blues Fest | Big Fern Island | August 17 - 18 

Festival of the Arts | Multiple Locations | Sept 7-8 


On Going Events: 

Wausau Woodchucks Season Starts | Athletic Park | May 27 (see website for full schedule) 

Pizza on the Patio | Willow Springs Garden | May 15 and following Wednesdays through August 

Ironbull Essential Gravel Bike Ride | Various Locations | June 1 - 16 

Water Walkers Ski Shows Start | Lake Wausau and Dubay | June 4 (see website for full schedule) 

Concerts on the Square | 400 Block | June 5 and following Wednesdays through August 

Wausau Night Markets | Downtown Wausau | June 21, July 18, & August 20



 And when you are out and about, you can share all of your summer adventures with us socially using #VisitWausau. 

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