Category - Summer

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. 

Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the ideas you need from the World's Largest and longest running renewable energy event, the Renewable Energy & Sustainable Living Fair. Held each year on the third weekend in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.

Nothing pairs more perfectly with music like warm sunshine and beautiful water views. This year the LevittAMP Music Series in Stevens Point, Wisconsin brought live music to Pfiffner Pioneer Park (along the river in Downtown Stevens Point) for 10 free concerts. The events welcomed listeners young and old and hosted artists playing live music from a wide variety of genres including; folk, blues, hip hop, country, jazz, aftro-punk, pop, indie roots, soul, alternative, singer/songwriter, and R&B.

Having fun in the Stevens Point Area doesn't need to break the bank! Whether you're looking for a bite to eat, afternoon activity or nighttime entertainment, there is plenty to do around here that's both enjoyable and affordable. Check out this list of wallet-friendly activities and insider tips that are sure to keep you busy! 

With the longer days and warmer nights, summer is the perfect time to get outdoors to see some of the breathtaking sunsets across the skies. The Stevens Point Area is lucky to have beautiful shorelines to capture the views and frame the sky, like the Wisconsin River running right through its heart, along with various other locations to snap your best "sunset selfie". Be sure to bring a camera with you to these spots, but remember to look up from the screen to take in the sky's full, raw beauty, too!

Do you enjoy a bitter beer that has hops to give you a smile? Then August 2, 2018 is your day: National IPA Day 2018! What's a better way to spend this special holiday than in the Stevens Point Area with the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective? Join many others as we celebrate by raising a glass to one of craft beer's most iconic styles - IPA.