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Year-Round Events Near Minocqua You Won't Want to Miss!

With the nation's pandemic coming to an end, and the sights and sounds of spring beginning to appear, now is the perfect time to book a trip to Minocqua to enjoy the unique festivities of the area.

From car shows and music tours to artisan markets and 5K runs, Minocqua is home to a handful of renowned events attended by people from hundreds of miles away! Take a look at the events below, check their 2022 and 2023 dates, and book your cabin with us in advance. Vacancies fill up fast during these festivals, so don't wait to start planning!


"More than 75 exhibitors at June Bloom will display and sell a wide variety of unique handcrafted items. The artisans and craftsmen featured at the show are selected for their handmade craftsmanship and artistic talents. You will see original artwork, pottery, jewelry, tapestries, clothing, photography, wood creations and more. Live music, artistic demonstrations and food concessions add to the festival atmosphere." Caption from Travel Wisconsin

people at festival on street


One of the largest country music festivals in the country is found right next door to Minocqua, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. The Hodag Country Music Festival gathers thousands of country music fans and artists under one sunny sky. It's been said it's the biggest party of the summer, typically held in July. Check out event details and get your ticket now, here!


Come enjoy the Annual Manitowish Waters Boat & Car Show held on the grounds of Little Bohemia Lodge on Little Star Lake. Check out the antique boats and cars from collectors across the state or bring YOUR own to show off! Check out more details and upcoming dates here.

old school car interior


"Join us for the Only Fools Run at Midnight 5K Run/Walk... Come in Costume! Special awards given to the Best Dressed Fool and Best Dressed Groups of Fools... Music, snacks and beverages will be available to all those that register for the event. The 5k begins at Lakeland High School and takes racers along the east shore of Lake Minocqua to the back roads of the island, past the famous Little Brown Jug and ultimately to the Bearskin Trail, and passing Torpy Park downtown Minocqua." Caption from


Now in it's 5th year (as of 2022) the Turkey Trot has become one of the silliest, serious runs in Minocqua. Folks get dressed up like turkeys and run along the streets of Minocqua, taking in the beauty of Torpy Park, the Bearskin Trail and Lake Minocqua. This run typically comes around in November. View event details here.

When you're ready to book your trip up north to check out these amazing festivals, give us a call at 715-356-7795 to secure a cabin to come home to.

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