Spring Events


  • Irish Wake, March 17, 2017-Downtown Waupaca- Annual event which includes singing, poetry reading and toting a message-filled coffin throughout the streets of Downtown Waupaca with stops at local establishments. www.waupacaarts.org
  • St. Patrick's Day Grand Parade and Irish Fest, New London, March 2017 - Wisconsin's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade with marching and bagpipe bands (over 100 units in total!) Festivities begin when the Leprechauns change the town's name to "New Dublin" for the week. Irish caroling, music, food, entertainment and spirits! Bring the family for this week long celebration of New London's strong Irish heritage. For more information please call: (715) 982-5822 or www.newdublin.com
  • Women's Spring Crafting Retreat-Camp LuWiSoMo, March 10-12, 2017-Enjoy a weekend dedicated to creating greeting cards and stamping or work on quilting, crocheting or knitting project.  920-622-3350, www.luwisomo.org
  • WDUX Home & Garden Show, March 4-5, 2017-Annual show featuring exhibits for home, garden, and leisure.  Take advantage of home specials and thousands of dollars in door prizes.  715-258-5528, www.WDUXradio.com


  • Spring Fun Extravaganza, April 22, 2017-Fox Valley Technical College, Waupaca. Take up to 4 classes from 20+ hands on workshops and seminars for under $25. Inexpensive fun for the whole family and many classes to choose from. (715) 942-1700, www.fvtc.edu/waupaca
  • Waupaca's Art Show, April 29-May 5, 2017- Annual juried art show and exhibits.    www.fineartsfestival.org


  • ThedaCare Waupaca  Fun Run, May 6, 2017,  Annual 1 mile and 5K fun run/walk.
  • WORS Bump & Jump mountain bike race, May 21, 2017, Iola Winter Sports Club, Cty. MM, Iola, WI-WORS-Wisconsin Off-Road Series, 715-445-4005, www.ISChamber.org
  • WI Veterans Home Open House and Old Car Show, King/Waupaca, May 21, 2017 - a full day of activities includes an old car show, military vehicles, tours, excursions on the Chain O' Lakes, band concerts, food and refreshments.  (715) 258-4247, www.WisVets.com
  • Memorial Day Programs, Rotary Riverview Park, Waupaca & Wisconsin Veterans Home at King, May 29, 2017 , Memorial Day Observance, flags displayed on over 5,000 graves, picnic, musical celebration and more. 715-258-4247, www.WisVets.com

*Dates subject to change please call for more information*