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Vilas County Events

Vilas County in northern Wisconsin is home to fun events all year long, from fall festivals to summer celebrations to winter carnivals. Head to the Northwoods of Wisconsin this year to find your new favorite event.

Phelps Christmas Tree Lighting

Downtown Phelps 2276 Hwy 17, Phelps, WI, United States

Join us for some holiday cheer and to see Phelps lit up for the season! Caroling, bon fire, hot drinks and a visit from Santa!

Old Time Christmas

Pipke Park Presque Isle

Join us at Pipke Park for food and hot cocoa.  There will be Horse-Drawn Sleigh Rides, ice skating, sledding, food, plus a special visit from Santa. Download the flyer  

Conover Sno-Buddies Poker Run Starts

Sno-Buddies start the 5th Annual Poker Run.  Get your game card at local area businesses.  Ride the incredible trails and collect your stamps. Draw party will be in March 2, 2024.

Sledding and Skating Under the Lights

The Town of Conover Parks Committee extend an invitation to all residents and visitors to join in sledding under the lights.. Hot dogs, chips and hot cocoa will be served. Enjoy a night of sledding, making S’mores and staying warm by the bonfire. Donations appreciated for park improvements.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Woodruff Town Hall

Come join the fun at the family friendly New Year's Eve Family Celebration in Woodruff ! Time: 3:00 - 7:00 pm at the Woodruff Town Hall location. Location: Woodruff Town Hall Sledding, ice skating, horse drawn wagon rides and Bonfire! Fireworks at 7:00 pm. The Cross Country Cruisers will be hosting food, beverage and children's […]

Vintage World Championship Snowmobile Derby

World Championship Derby Complex

Vintage Weekend: January 11 – 14, 2024. Classic vintage races dedicated to the grand old racing machines of the sixties, seventies and eighties.  These machines are meticulously resorted, the engines are tuned and reliable and the competition is highly reminiscent of the “good old days”.  Vintage World Championship Snowmobile Derby includes racing, vendor displays, manufacturer […]

Conover Sno-Buddies/Phelps Snowmobile Club Trailside Roast

Vilas County Intersection 500 Conover, WI, United States

Conover Sno-Buddies and Phelps Snowmobile Clubs team up for a nostalgic trip down memory lane. Vintage snowmobile enthusiasts are invited to participate in group rides from each club's groomer barn and arrive at the trailside roast featuring hot dogs, brats, s'mores, hot cocoa and more.

Event Series Snowmobile Derby Weekend

World Championship Snowmobile Derby

World Championship Derby Complex

Hosting oval, snocross and vintage racing, the World Championship Snowmobile Derby is not only the largest and most prestigious snowmobile competition in the sport, it is one of the highest-ranking winter sports events in the Midwest and recognized around the world. Known as the Indianapolis 500 of Snowmobile Racing, the Derby attracts more than 40,000 […]

Women on Snow

Eagle Waters Resort

Woman on Snow is a snowmobile trail riding event for women that started in 1986. This event brings women form all over the mid-west to ride the trails in the Northwoods For more information call Jackie at 815-351-8707      

Phelps Radar Run

Phelps Hillside 5751 Hillside Resort Trl, Phelps, WI

2024 is the FIRST EVER Phelps Snowmobile Radar Run on Lac Vieux Desert run by the Phelps Snowmobile Club and Headquartered at Phelps Hillside Resort and Restaurant. Come see how the speed of your sled stacks up against the competition! Several categories throughout the day. Snowmobile Radar Runs, bon fires, snow bar, food, raffles.

American Pond Hockey Invitational Tournament

Lake Minocqua 422 West Park Ave., Minocqua, WI, United States

An outdoor hockey experience will take place February 2 & 3, 2024 in Minocqua, Wisconsin. This event features authentic elements like a wood burning sauna for registrants to use, military grade shelters on the lake, live music and entertainment, prize giveaways, craft beer and concessions, winter tailgate games, activities for kids, stadium seating & lights […]