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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.

Discover a summer packed with the best can't-miss events, breweries, trails, and more summer fun while visiting the Stevens Point Area. Check out the best things to do this summer in the Stevens Point Area with our top 50 can't miss list! 

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 Friday, July 2 to Sunday, July 4, 2021.

Here are the top six things you need to know before heading out to enjoy the summertime fun!

“As we’ve traveled around, it seems like every show has at least a couple folks who come up and have a story or some connection to Stevens Point,” said Adam Greuel, guitarist and vocalist of the band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades (HHG). Bluegrass band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, known for their innumerable sold-out shows, three albums, and infectious energy is proud to come from Stevens Point, or as they lovingly call it Point-town!

With 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". 

Summertime calls for the best swimming spots! Find out where to go for the best swimming spots in the Stevens Point Area, with our guide to the top 6 places to cool off (from local lakes and parks to swimming pools). Then, jump in to beat the heat at these fun summer spots.

1. Sunset Lake Park

On a hot summer day, Sunset Lake Park is the perfect spot for swimming in Portage County.

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, latin, soul, Americana, rock  pop, and even a fusion of bluegrass and hip hop. 

Looking to spend a day on the Green Circle Trail in the Stevens Point Area? Learn where to start for family fun in our Kids Guide to the Green Circle Trail. Find out the cool things you'll find along the way, from playgrounds and wildlife, as well as the best spots to stop for picnics, swimming, and even ice-cream!

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