Category - Events

Looking for an adventure? Check out Paddlequest, a paddling-based adventure with games and scavenger hunts that provide new challenges around every corner. Geared to all skill levels and ages, the event offers two days of fun in August, where canoeing meets Comic-Con (with a side of conservation). Some call it pirate LARPing while others call it an eco-adventure. This event is in its 17th year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

Summer is in full swing, and it is time to get out and enjoy the Fourth of July weekend in the Stevens Point Area. Check out the sample itinerary below for tips on how to spend your weekend, with tips to keep the fun going throughout the summer!

Looking for a fun family-friendly festival, complete with great food, free live music, and capped off with fireworks? If so, this is one event you do not want to miss. The annual Riverfront Rendezvous is held at Pfiffner Pioneer Park and will be taking place from June 29-July 1, 2018. 

Here are the top five things you need to know before heading out to enjoy the summertime fun!

What is it?

Babblers Bike Fest is a new family-friendly event, to celebrate, recreate & advocate for all things bicycle. The event will be held on April 27, 2018, on the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus. 

What can you do? 

Come to browse the vendor fair, listen to a bike advocate present on current biking issues, try out new bikes or participate in group rides (including a stop for lunch in downtown Stevens Point). Bringing the family? Don't miss the coloring contest, bike decorating and Kid's Bike Parade. 

Three things to know:  

Looking for signs of spring, to help make this endless winter fade away?

Catch the early sounds of spring at the Schmeeckle Reserve. This 280-acre nature preserve on the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point campus is the perfect spring escape. With five miles of trails to explore, including picturesque boardwalks, it is the best spot to catch the early signs of spring. 

What do you call fake spaghetti? An im-pasta!

What did the tomato say to the other tomato during a race? Ketchup!

Ok, so we may need to work on our jokes a bit, but if you’re a fan of spending an evening full of belly laughs, knee slaps, and hanging out with friends then we have a lineup of some great comedy shows for you! (We promise their jokes are better than ours!) 

Looking for fun? There are so many events in the Stevens Point Area worth checking out – from the tried and true fairs and festivals with a side of live music – to the fun and quirky events you can only find here. Learn more about finding fun annual events in the Stevens Point Area, as John Mecure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, uncovers where to find fun events in the Stevens Point Area with Melissa Sabel. 

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