Community Events

Tomah Freeze Fest - January

Tomah Freeze Fest - Monroe County WI

A fun-filled celebration kicking off the festival year. Unite with your friends on the medallion hunt. Run or walk in the torchlight parade. A carnival, dance and family night keep this experience lively. Held annually in January.

 

Cranberry Blossom Day - June

Cranberry Fest Monroe County

Dainty pink blossoms in the shape of a crane’s head will fill the cranberry marshes when Warrens celebrates Cranberry Blossom Day in late June. Free tours are offered at the Wetherby Cranberry Company marsh. The Wisconsin Cranberry Discovery Center has activities and treats all day. Check out their delicious cranberry ice-cream.

 

Sparta Butterfest - June

Sparta Butterfest - Monroe County WI

This celebration takes place the 2nd full weekend in June each year.  What don’t they have? Softball tournament, milking contest, motorcycle poker run, arts and crafts, quilt show, car show, carnival, petting zoo, music, food and fest tents, live stage entertainment and a gigantic parade beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday.

 

Wilton Wood Turtle Days - July

Community Events

Softball and volleyball tournaments are the mainstay of Wood Turtle Days held the last weekend in July.  Throw in fireworks, arts and crafts, great food and a parade and you’ve got the makings of a grand weekend.

 

Leon Gatorfest - August

Leon Gator Fest

What started from a misprint in USA Today claiming that Leon had a gator problem. Oops...wrong State!  But, the residents decided to create a Festival in honor of the news story. Now there isn't any "gators" in Leon, but you sure can enjoy yourself at the Leon Gatorfest in Leon. Put your walking shoes on—you’ll be footing it along the stand still parade.  A laundry basket softball tournament, food (including gator), reptile exhibit, arts and crafts, and music in this tiny community in August.

 

Melvina Frog Days - August

Melvina Frog Festival - Monroe County WI

What are frog races? Check them out at the Melvina Frog Days the first weekend in August in Melvina. Watch the softball and sand volleyball tournaments, Frog Days 5K, enjoy some good food, music and the inflatables.  Charcoal chicken served Sunday.

 

Norwalk Truck & Tractor Pull - August

Norwalk Truck & Tractor - Monroe County WI

Only in Monroe County can you start a Tractor Pull event and it turns into a 3 day Festival of sorts.  Got a craving for some great steak?  Head on down to the Norwalk Tractor Pull  in mid August. The NTPA Region III Truck & Tractor Pull is held on Friday and Saturday evenings. Steak is served both days. You’ll find charcoal chicken on Sunday. The yummy Lionness Club desserts will be featured all three days. A local pull and the flower show will be featured Sunday. Free camping all weekend, and free inflatables for the kids. Live music, too.

 

Cashton Fall Fest - September

Cashton Fall Fest - Monroe County WI

Enjoy the fall foliage as you travel to the southern part of the county for the Cashton Fall Fest, in September. A tractor pull, arts and crafts, great food, a car show and carnival are all part of the weekend fare. A huge parade Sunday caps off the weekend’s activities.

 

Kendall Fest - September

Kendall Fest

WOO-HOO!!! The Kendall Fest will run Friday through Sunday. The Kendall American Legion has been sponsoring this event annually since the 1920's. We will have fun events for all ages. Kendall holds the Largest Labor Day Weekend Parade in Monroe County! Come watch the parade, join the fun with the kid's Games, Chicken BBQ, Craft & Vendor Show, Softball Tourney, Cornhole Tournament, and the Kendall Mustang Mudder, the 5K Mud Run!

 

Cataract Sportsmens Club Field Day - September

Cataract Field Day - Monroe County WI

The Cataract Sportsmen's Club Field Day is held annually the Sunday after Labor Day. Breakfast is served beginning at 6:30 a.m. The affair includes shooting and archery contests, kids’ games, bingo, knapping demonstrations and educational displays. Charcoal chicken is on the menu.

 

Sparta Fall Fest - October

Sparta Fall Fest - Monroe County

Downtown Sparta and surrounding areas.  Sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, food an entertainment On October 13th -14th.  New this year is the Sparta Fall Fest 1/2 Marathon & 5K Run. Click here for details on the event.