Discover the  Nightlife of Greater Wausau


A new world of excitement and entertainment emerges when the sun sets in Wausau. From live music venues and thrilling events to craft beer and dive bars, there's something for everyone to enjoy after dark.


Music enthusiasts get ready to groove to the rhythm of talented musicians performing across various venues throughout the city. Whether you prefer soulful jazz, energetic rock, or acoustic tunes, you'll discover multiple live music options to satisfy your musical cravings. Check out renowned establishments such as The Grand Theater, where nationally acclaimed artists and bands take the stage or catch local acts at cozy venues like Malarkey's Pub and Whitewater Music Hall.


When it's time to unwind and enjoy a drink with friends or meet new people, Wausau offers a fantastic selection of bars and lounges. From lively sports bars like Wiggly, where you can cheer on your favorite teams, to cozy pubs like The Glass Hat, you'll find a welcoming atmosphere at every corner. Sip on crafted cocktails, savor local brews, or try unique concoctions mixed by talented bartenders who take pride in their creations. Discover hidden gems like Kin & Kind, a friendly neighborhood beer bar with the largest selection of canned craft beverages, or visit the buzzing nightlife hub on Third Street for an unforgettable bar-hopping experience.


If you're planning a visit to Wausau, be sure to explore the exciting events happening each weekend. From art festivals like Chalkfest, and family fairs like Taste 'N Glow to cultural celebrations and outdoor concerts, something will always capture your interest. Stay updated with the latest happenings by checking our full event calendar, which is filled with a diverse array of options to suit every taste.

As night falls over Wausau, the city comes alive with energy, offering an enticing blend of live music, thrilling events, and inviting bars. Grab your friends, and embrace the night offerings of Greater Wausau.



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