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Events

Sporting events, theater performances, local music, marathons, international events, and more, Wausau has it all. 

Central Wisconsin has become home to many events big and small.  

Each year the Grand Theater packs the house with their thrilling calendar including shows such as The Price is Right Live!, Kenny G, performances by the Wausau Community Theater, and a wonderful selection of matinee showings for kids!  Those into the local music scene have their choice of performances to see at local taverns each weekend.  

The Central Wisconsin area also brought two new events to the area in 2017.  The Grand Prix of Wisconsin North American Powerboat Championship was held on Lake Wausau.  Spectators watching the action were able to see these boats reach top speeds of 125mph!  Also new to Wausau was the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival.  The festival was an all encompassing experience located throughout Marathon County.  Visitors were able to see live entertainment and speak with ginseng growers down on the 400 block, but were also able to take part in the history by taking historical tours at Fromm Farm, visiting the 45x90 marker, taking a fall chairlift ride at Granite Peak, or heading out to the ginseng fields to dig their own root!  

Sporting enthusiasts can take part in the Summer or Winter Badger State Games, offering over 50 events for athletes of all levels, or head to the ice and participate in the Leinenkugel's Classic Pond Hockey Tournament!  For the serious runner... take part in the Wausau Marathon and qualify for the Boston Marathon while running through beautiful scenery in Central Wisconsin.  For more information on some of our featured events, see below.

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All you can eat homemade pizza, salad, bread, featured new dish, dessert, lemonade, milk, and water. Cash bar available.
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Day Game. 11:35am First Pitch: Day Care & Summer Camp Day! Buzz & Woody
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. ZOOperstars Appearance Fans of all ages will be entertained by their live performance, presented by
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Wisconsin Chevy Dealers Night & Post-Game Fireworks! Come see the new line of Chevy vehicles
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tractor and truck pull featuring antique, farm and hot farm tractors, 4x4 diesel trucks and street stock semi
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Music begins at 2:30 with Jack Squat, they are as entertaining as they are good. Next up is The Hartless, great sounds and exceptional
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Princesses at the Park & Pre-Game Workout Calling all princes & princesses! Wear your best
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Outdoors Night & Hat Giveaway. First 1,000 fans will receive a camo Woodchucks baseball
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Chucktoberfest Bobblehead Giveaway. First 1,000 fans will receive a Chucktoberfest Woody Bobblehead, presented by
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It's our 40th (& Final!) Woodson YMCA Triathlon. Be part of this milestone race year! Our Annual 3-part race returns to Sunny Vale Park
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Badger State Summer Games Youth Rugby
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Enjoy racing at State Park Speedway
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. .50 Cent Hot Dog Night. All you need is two things, an empty stomach
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Yonder Mountain String Band is an organic, dynamic, and intensely personal brand of contemporary bluegrass-fueled Americana.
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All you can eat homemade pizza, salad, bread, featured new dish, dessert, lemonade, milk, and water. Cash bar available.
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Summerween Skeleton Bobblehead Giveaway. First 1,000 fans will receive a Skeleton Woody Bobblehead presented
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Don’t miss the legendary Moody Blues guitarist as he comes to The Grand Theater!
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Enjoy racing at State Park Speedway
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Leinie’s Night & Hangover 10th Anniversary Night. Bring your own Wolfpack and enjoy Leinie’s
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Formerly known as the Iola Vintage Military and Gun show, this event has relocated to new event grounds and has now been named the
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Post-Game Fireworks. Enjoy post-game fireworks set to the hits of Maroon 5 presented by
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Wisconsin Woodchucks baseball - Northwoods League / Great Lakes Division. Post-Game Fireworks & JDRF Night. Join us for the last regular season game and
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FRIDAY - Gates open at Noon, Practice at 4:00 pm, Racing at 5:00 pm. Friday night band concert on the track with HYDE. SATURDAY -
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Saturday, August 10th – 4:30 pm – 11:30 pm Music is by Maroszek Bros. from 5-8 pm and Jerry Schmidt Band from 8 pm-11:30
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Enjoy racing at State Park Speedway
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Part of Badger State Games Mountain Biking Series
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Badger State Games Skateboarding
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Different music featured every week. For full line up and details please visit www.wausauevents.org.
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All you can eat homemade pizza, salad, bread, featured new dish, dessert, lemonade, milk, and water. Cash bar available.
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