Events in Waupaca
Waupaca Polar Bear Plunge
Take the icy plunge into Limekiln lake to ring in the New Year and support the local fire department.
Iola Winter Carnival
At the Iola winter sports club featuring Fat Tire Bike Races, Ice sculptures, snowshoe races, and much more!
Winter Rec Fest
The Waupaca Parks and Recreation department invites you to their annual Winter Rec Fest at the Swan Park
Hartman's Creek Candlelight Ski/Hike
Enjoy a relaxing hike or ski guided by candlelight.
WDUX Home Show
This annual event showcases home and building projects.
Waupaca Fun Run
ThedaCare Waupaca RMC Fun Run 1mile Run/Walk or 5K Run/Walk.
King Veterans Home Open House
A full day of activities includes the Old Car Show military vehicles, tours, excursions on the Chain O’ Lakes, band concerts.
Celebrate the beginning of summer with Strawberry Fest!
June 15th - 17th
Lion's Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast
The Lion's serve a great pancake breakfast annually on Father's Day. It is at the Waupaca Municipal Airport, so you can drive or fly-in for the event.
It's big, it's wild, it's western! The 60 th anniversary of the Mid-Western Rodeo in Manawa and promises to be one of the best yet.
4th of July Celebration
4th of July, Waupaca style. Including a parade in the morning, followed by a community cook out. The Chain Skiers preform in the evening followed by fireworks at Shadow Lake.
Iola Car Show
With over 300 acres that showcase more than 2,200 show cars, 4,200 swap spaces, 1,000 car corral spaces and 1,600 camping spaces, the Iola Car Show is one of the biggest events for auto enthusiasts in the America.
Scandinavia Corn Roast
A great family event. All weekend entertainment. Corn served on Sunday only.
Arts on the Square
Waupaca Celebrates the Arts!
Waupaca Kids Triathlon
Future triathletes, take their turn at a shortened course.
Waupaca Area Triathlon
See 1,000 athletes compete. "One of the best run triathlons in the State," say the participants.
Waupaca Country Fair
Traditional county fair with animals, 4-H exhibits, food, rides and games! Held at the Waupaca County Fairgrounds in Weyauwega.
Join us for a fun-filled day of family events.
Chain O' Lakes Blues Festival
The history of the Indian Crossing Casino will come alive this fall at the Chain O’ Lakes Blues Festival.
Autumn Harvest Fest
Celebrate fall with this interactive family festival complete with food, music, art demos, arts/crafts exhibitors and activities for children