The Stevens Point Area continues to monitor the ever-evolving situation surrounding COVID-19.

The health and safety of the residents and visitors of the Stevens Point Area is the highest priority. Travelers are encouraged to always exercise healthy travel habits and to follow guidelines issued by official sources of public health information. To ensure that all visitors and residents remain safe we have compiled resources to keep everyone informed. 

Currently, masks are recommended.

Learn more about Portage County's mask advisory, here 
Learn more about Portage County's COVID-19 activity, including active cases.

Events, Attractions & Business Updates


Point Brewery is offering tours with limited sampling available, as well as normal gift shop hours.   
Central Waters is offering outdoor and indoor seating, with tours on Saturdays. 
District 1 Brewing Co. is offering to-go beer, with food trucks on most weekends.
O'so Brewing Co. is open but tours are still temporarily suspended.  
Sunset Point Winery has opened its tasting room, with a to-go window available on Water Street. Tours have resumed with a reduced capacity. 
Great Northern Distilling has closed its tasting room. Curbside pick-up for online orders is still available and tours remain suspended.
Backcountry Brewing Co. has opened its facility and is operating normally.
Kozy Yak Brewery & Winery is open periodically, posting their hours on Facebook.  
Central Wisconsin Children's Museum has reopened for members and non-members by reservation.
Riverfront Art Center is open with modified hours. 
Q Gallery is open Tuesday-Sunday.
K.B. Willett Arena is following guidelines and is open.
Roger's Cinema is open, with limited capacity and other safety precautions.
Five Star Lanes is open following guidelines and safety protocols. 
Skipp's Bowling Center is open following safety protocols.
Whitetail Lanes has reopened (with restrictions).
Portage County Public Library is now open but will continue offering curbside pick-up options.  
Putt-N-Play is open for business.
Clay Corner Studio closed its Plover location as of January 24, 2021. 
Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center is open to the public.
SentryWorld will be closed until further notice.
Tactical Escape 101 is open, but reservations are required.
Ho-Chunk Gaming Nekoosa is open with these FAQ's about what reopening will include.
Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg is open with these FAQ's about what reopening will include.
KASH Playground is open for use, asking all users to follow social distancing and CDC precautions. 
Copps Municipal Pool is open for the 2021 season.

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Adeline's Closet Boutique will be open Tues., Thurs., and Friday 2-5pm, in addition to online shopping and curbside pick-up.
Agora - Local Makers Market has resumed in-store shopping Wednesday-Saturday in addition to online shopping.
ArtEffects is open.
Assembly Shop has reopened but will continue to offer online shopping and curbside pick-up. 
Bria Bella is open but continues to offer online shopping, car-side pickup, doorstep delivery (within 54481 or 54467) as well as virtual private shopping session by appointment only.
Companion Shop is open and continues to offer curbside pick-up and free delivery within 25 miles.
Diversi-Tea will offer car-side to-go orders, by phone, as well as allowing limited in-store shopping options. 
Fall Line Outfitters Co. is open, in addition to online shopping options.   
Franks Hardware is open and offers curbside pick up for call-in orders. 
Gepetto's Workshop is open.   
Lee Ayers Jewelers is open. 
PABS Point Area Bicycle Service is open but is still offering contact-free pick-up and delivery (including service). 
Real Deals on Home Decor is open and continues to offer online shopping and curbside pick-up.
SentryWorld's Pro Shop will be closed until further notice.
Stevens Point Area Co-op is open but will continue offering online orders and curbside pick-up.
Village Hive - Bakery & Local Foods Collective is open and continues online order options. 


Festival of the Arts has been canceled, however, they announced next year's event date as April 3, 2022.
Portage County Cultural Festival has been canceled for 2020 and 2021.
Trivia (World's Largest Trivia Contest) will be held in 2021.
Candlelight Hike Festival has been canceled for Spring 2021 at Schmeeckle.
Walk Wisconsin 2021 has shifted to a virtual challenge.
Iola Car Show is planning to resume in 2021. 
Bluegrass in the Pines is planning to host it again on August 26-28, 2021.
Additional event changes are available on our event calendar to reflects these changes

Business and Community Assistance

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we will work to include important information for our tourism industry partners here. This resource list will include guidance for moving forward, when the time is right, from national, regional, state, and local entities.  

Industry Resources

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Last updated on August 5, 2021, at 4:42 p.m.