Looking to expand upon 'Reduce, Reuse, Recycle'? Get the inside scoop with our guide to 6 things you should know about the World's longest-running renewable energy event, The Energy Fair. Held each year in June, the event is fun for the whole family, featuring workshops, exhibits, demonstrations, and live entertainment.

1. What & When Is It?

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association's Annual Energy Fair features all things sustainable. From exhibitors, workshops, Energy Professional CECs, live music, inspiring keynotes, and more, it's no wonder the event is one of the longest-running of its kind. This year, The Energy Fair will be held on June 22nd with loads of fun throughout the day. 

2. Get in on the Activities

Immerse yourself in fun activities throughout the day at The Energy Fair. Listen to live music, explore educational workshops, grab a hands-on demo, or get your body moving with the Rise Up & Race 5K. But don't forget to take a break in the shade from the warm summer sun! New this year, the MREA has an app where you can get the most up-to-date information on workshops and events happening throughout the day!



3. Don't Worry About Parking

If you're coming from Milwaukee or Madison, don't worry about making the drive. There will be buses departing the morning of the fair for your convenience (view their hours and locations for exact details). Or grab a carpool buddy to and from The Energy Fair. Plus, parking is free.

4. Where to Stay

Looking for the best places to stay while attending the Energy Fair? There are various options for attendees from out of town. One is staying right on-site at the MREA's Campground. If you in search of a little more comfort, view the Stevens Point Area's best hotels and bed & breakfasts

5. Go Behind the Scenes

Join the magic of The Energy Fair this year as a volunteer and help support the MREA's mission to promote renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainability. Find a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from greeting people at the front gate to serving up coffee in the MREA Cafe. Also, note that volunteering for two hours grants free admission!


6. Fair Food - But With a Twist

The food at The Energy Fair is anything but your typical fair food. At the fair, you'll find local, seasonal, and organic items to select from - including solar brewed beer and Wisconsin-made ice cream!


Want More?

Find more fun events in the Stevens Point Area by searching our full events lineup. Gear up for more summer fun with our guide to 50 things to do in the summer or our guide to summer hikes. Then, while you're out enjoying, be sure to tag us @StevensPointArea on Instagram and #StevensPointArea!