Category - Summer

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The Stevens Point Area is host to countless playgrounds to match your child's interests and needs. If you're not sure what to expect, here is our guide to some of the perfect play-worthy playgrounds within the Stevens Point Area. 

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.

Do you enjoy a bitter beer that has hops to give you a smile? Then the first Thursday in August is your day: National IPA Day! What's a better way to spend this day 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. 

Looking for the best hidden beaches for summer fun? In the Stevens Point Area you'll find a few of the best spots hidden in plain view from the sandbars of the Wisconsin River to the shores of Lake DuBay. Learn more about where to find these hidden beaches and where to go afterward for the perfect summer day!

Plan a trip on the water with our Paddle Guide, exploring the best spots to canoe and kayak in the Stevens Point Area. This time we're featuring the lower Plover River ending at Iverson Park. In each guide, you'll find details on what to expect, where to put-in and take-out, along with mileage and estimated time. All that's left to do is head out! 

Life can be expensive, but having fun in the Stevens Point Area doesn’t have to be. Whether you are looking to spend time outdoors, grab a tasty treat, or unwind with some live entertainment, there are plenty of affordable and fun things for you, your family, and friends to enjoy. Check out these inexpensive activities worth exploring for $10 or less in the Stevens Point Area!

What makes a great meal even better? Dining al fresco! Enjoy dining on and off the water with the best patios in the Stevens Point Area. Visit them all to find your go-to favorite. 

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 21st year, and it's even been featured in Rolling Stone magazine! Here's everything you need to know to play like a pro. 

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