Category - Events

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Looking for ways to spend all day with the family? Hear about the best ways to find family fun in the Stevens Point Area, from exploring trails and creative spots to family-friendly events and dining. Learn more as John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio discuss all things family-friendly in the Stevens Point Area with Melissa Sabel. 

Love live music and a picturesque setting? Don't miss central Wisconsin's largest Jazz Festival as it returns to the Stevens Point Area this Labor Day weekend! Before you head out to the Riverfront Jazz Festival, here are the five things you need to know, from the event history, what to eat and when to go.

Looking to spend your Saturday afternoon taking in the aromas and vibrant colors of fresh produce and blossoms? Join Layne Cozzolino, co-owner of Siren Shrub, as she discusses eating and buying fresh, home-grown food at the Stevens Point Farmers Market.  

Discover a summer packed with the best can't-miss events, breweries, trails, and more fun while visiting the Stevens Point Area. Check out the best things to do while in the Stevens Point Area with our 50+ can't miss list! 

Looking for a round-up of all the places to find fireworks and 4th of July events in the Stevens Point Area? Read on to catch all of the spots worth putting on your calendar in Central Wisconsin to celebrate Independence Day - complete with fireworks!

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 July 4-July 6, 2019. 

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

Ice cream, cheese curds, and dairy breakfasts- oh, my! Visit the Stevens Point Area during June Dairy Month for all things dairy. Before you come, read this guide to have the most #undeniablydairy-licious trip possible.

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 19th year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

Want to learn more about arts and culture hotspots in the Stevens Point Area? Hear about the many options for live music from laid-back atmospheres to traditional performing arts at UW Stevens Point. Then learn about the outdoor venues along with events in the Stevens Point Area with John Mercure and the Travel Wisconsin show on WTMJ Radio, with Melissa Sabel. 

I have called Stevens Point my home for most of my 24-year life, enjoying our parks, exploring our downtown, and frequenting local businesses. While I still loved it, I thought I knew most of what Stevens Point had to offer. However, interning at the Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau led me to see my hometown in a new light. Here are some things I plan to do this year and I challenge other locals - and visitors - to do the same! 

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