Midwest Renewable Energy Fair
June 26-28 2020
Looking to expand upon ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’? Get the ideas you need the third weekend of June each year, from the World’s Largest and longest-running renewable energy event
Things To DoTop
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Things To Do
Take a tour of one of the oldest breweries in the United States, Point Brewery, complete with a sample of soda, cider or beer at the end. Then, explore more of the local craft beverage makers in the Stevens Point Area known as the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective.
Catch live music with a view, with the Levitt AMP Stevens Point Music Series or the City Band concerts along the Wisconsin River, on Wednesday and Thursday evenings at Pfiffner Park. Find more live music here.
Wander through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus and through downtown to see iconic murals up close. Don't miss the massive 50' x 150' mosaic mural and the colorful #GrabtheGlass mural.
Hit the trail to and explore the popular 27-mile Green Circle Trail. Overwhelmed by the total distance? Get started in the trail headquarters at the Schmeeckle Reserve, or head to the Stevens Point Sculpture Park to break up the trail.
They don't call it the City of Wonderful Water for nothing! Get out on the water from the backwaters of the Wisconsin River, the Tomorrow River or one of the lakes by kayak, canoe, paddleboard, or pontoon.
Sample the best local goods, available six days a week at the state's oldest farmers market in downtown Stevens Point.
Take a step back in time with a weekend visit to Heritage Park, or pay tribute to veterans at the Wisconsin Korean War Veterans Memorial.
Rainy day? No problem! Head indoors for mini-golf at Putt-N-Play to keep your putting game on point. Or, scope out one of the area's arts & culture hotspots, including a stop at the Q Gallery or the Museum of Natural History.
Want more? Browse more things to do in the Stevens Point Area here.
Where to EatTop
Local Foods & Where to Eat
Hungry in the Stevens Point Area? Here are the top food experiences you can't miss:
For local food, go straight to the source. Make a stop at Feltz Dairy Store, where after a scoop and some curds, you can also tour the robotic milking operation. To make it a meal, hit local favorites that work with local growers for farm to fork cuisine, including a-soshel, Father Fats, Muse, Emy J's, or PJ's Restaurant.
Get more tasty suggestions with the Stevens Point Area dining guide.
What To BringTop
What To Bring
Reusable water bottle
A sample of well water
Old incandescent light bulbs
What to expect: WeatherTop
Stevens Point Area Weather
Tips for SpectatorsTop
Tips for Visitors
There is no charge for parking. If you are traveling from afar, check out other FREE shuttle options from Eau Claire, Madison, and Milwaukee here.
Food and Beverage
Food and beverage will be available for purchase at many vendors tents. A reusable water bottle is highly recommended, the sale of plastic water bottles is prohibited
No specific dress code. However, comfortable walking shoes and rain gear are encouraged.
Places to Stay
The Midwest Energy Fair offers camping on the "Back 40", sales open April 1st, however, there are no electrical hookups. There are many options for hotels, Airbnbs, and campgrounds in the surrounding area. Options range from the Tomorrow River Homestead to Cobblestone Hotel and the Wild West Campground and Corral to Artha Sustainable Living Center, LLC.