As fall returns to the Stevens Point Area, with cooler temps and color-changing tree scapes it means that fall festival fun is right around the corner! The weekend of September 16-18 is jam-packed with different events unique to the area. Not sure where to start? This guide hits the highlights of what each event features, to help plan the ultimate fall weekend in the Stevens Point Area!
Blubber Run 5k
Get in the Pointoberfest spirit early with the 5k Blubber fun run! You must be 21 years or older to participate in this unique event.
Wear a costume! You will have the chance to win trophies for best group costume and best individual costume.
Be sure to look for the Point Beer Stop halfway through the race!
Celebrate, and raise a pint for a good cause, with the Point Brewery's version of Oktoberfest - Pointoberfest! Enjoy beer and cider on tap, food from a local vendor, and live music!
Celebrate Gemutlichkeit, meaning friendship, warmth and good cheer, by sipping on Point Brewery's Oktoberfest beer on tap while wearing a lederhosen or dirndl dress!
Along with enjoying 20+ craft beers and Ciderboys, there will also be special tappings on the hour!
Art in the Park
Gather your family alongside artists and craftspeople for Art in the Park alongside the banks of the Wisconsin River. Art of all kinds will be sold, displayed, and eaten.
Take your kids to Cardboard City! Children of all ages will love adding their own layer of paint to the cardboard buildings.
Look for Millie the Trolley as she takes kids on rides throughout the park!
POSTPONED: LIT in the Sculpture Park
Come out with your flashlights and experience the Sculpture Park like never before with LIT.
Watch a live dance performance or listen to live music.
Multiple sculptures throughout the park will be illuminated with different lights!
District 1 Brewing Octoberfest
Join the fun at District 1 Brewing's Octoberfest. Celebrate with traditional beer, food, and music for a day filled with fun.
Dress in your best Octoberfest outfit for a chance to win a $50 gift card.
Into polka music? You're in luck, the Ultimate Polka Band will be playing on-site.
Enjoy all things Polish with Dozynki Downtown on Saturday and the Dozynki Harvest Fest on Sunday where you'll find music, local food, performances, and more!
Get your hands on some of the great dishes that'll be served.
On Sunday from 12-6pm, you'll be able to enjoy music and dancing with special performances.