Events

Throughout the year, the communities along the Wisconsin Great River Road National Scenic Byway host a number of one-of-a-kind festivals, fairs, concerts, historic tours and other events. Whatever the season, you’ll find a great reason for traveling along the Wisconsin Great River Road.

Holiday Parade

December 5, 2014
Prairie du Chien, WI
Phone: 608-326-8555

Downtown Prairie du Chien along Blackhawk Ave.

Carp Fest

December 26, 2014  – January 1, 2015
Prairie du Chien, WI
Phone: 608-326-7207

Week long family orientated activities including lighted sledding hill, torchlight ski/hike, skating party, bowling, snow bowl football, ice fishing and more. Event culminates with the annual Droppin’ of the Carp. For a list of activities contact the City Parks & Recreation Dept.

“Droppin’ of the Carp”

December 31, 2014  – December 31, 2014
Prairie du Chien, WI
Phone: 608-326-8602

New Year’s Eve festivities, bonfire, entertainment, countdown at 11:40 p.m., St. Feriole Island,
Blackhawk Ave, Prairie du Chien.

Alma Eagles on Ice

January 10, 2015
118 N Main Street
Alma, WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-3303

Brice Prairie Conservation Association Fishing Derby

February 7, 2015  – February 7, 2015
Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: 608-781-9570

Onalaska Lions Club Ice Fishing Derby

February 21, 2015  – February 21, 2015
Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: 608-781-9570

Bald Eagle Appreciation Days

February 27, 2015  – February 28, 2015
Hoffman Hall
1600 S Wacouta Ave
Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
Phone: 800 732-1673

Saturday activities will include Live Bald Eagle and raptor programs, birding displays & exhibits, mini programs, birding experts on hand, outdoor viewing of Bald Eagles through spotting scopes, life-size Bald Eagle nest, activities for children, held at Hoffman Hall, 1600 S Wacouta Ave, Prairie du Chien from 9 am-4 pm. All activities and programs are free. Birding programs also held Friday evening at local hotels with live entertainment following. Event is co-sponsored by Effigy Mounds National Monument and the Prairie du Chien Chamber of Commerce/ Tourism Council, 800-732-1673. Click here for schedule of programs & activities.

Bald Eagle Day

March 7, 2015
Ferryville, WI
Phone: 608-734-9077

Spring Gift & Craft Show

April 11, 2015  – April 12, 2015
Onalaska, WI
Phone: 608-781-9570

Minds in Motion Bike Tour

June 13, 2015  – June 13, 2015
Onalaska, WI
Phone: 608-781-9570

Festival Foods Salute to the Fourth

June 27, 2015  – June 27, 2015
Onalaska, WI
Phone: 608-781-9570

Catfish Days

July 10, 2015  – July 12, 2015
Trempealeau, WI
Phone: 608-534-6780

City Wide Garage Sale

July 18, 2015  – July 18, 2015
Onalaska, WI
Phone: 608-781-9570

Fall Gift & Craft Show

October 10, 2015  – October 11, 2015
255 Riders Club Rd
Onalaska, WI 54650
Phone: 608-781-9566