Category - Events

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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! 

Each Spring, there is an event that seeks to challenge the minds and endurance of all who dare to play in the Stevens Point Area. Hosted by 90fm, UWSP's student-run radio station, Trivia is a 54-hour straight contest that keeps players searching for answers. Think you have what it takes? Read ahead for tips on how to survive and thrive at this one-of-a-kind event! 

Hosts Mariah Haberman and Eric Paulsen of Discover Wisconsin worked their way through Wisconsin to create the episode Wisconsin’s Craft Beverages – Raise a Glass. Read on to learn about their tasty stops in the Stevens Point Area, including the Stevens Point Brewery, Central Waters, Great Northern Distilling and Sunset Point Winery. Then, you can watch the full episode and plan your own trip!

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