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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.

Mules Up North

Chef Rene's

People are—once again—buzzing for copper mugs filled with a spicy ginger mixer and vodka. Yes, the famed Moscow Mule. Chef Renee’s will host the event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2024. Bartenders from the Eagle River area bars and restaurants will mix two different types of Mules ( a traditional Mule […]

Memorial Day arts & Crafts Show and Sidewalk Sales

Downtown Eagle River

Kicking off the summer tourist-filled season, this arts and crafts show features many crafters and artists from the area. Food will be available as well as live music. Also featured will be downtown businesses placing sale products on tables outside their stores. Please note: all arts and crafts must be hand made by the seller […]


Up North Beerfest

The two-day event includes Premier Beer Night on Friday, June 7 and the namesake event on Saturday, June 8. All suds will be served at Hi-Pines Campground. Premier Beer Night features special brews from 15 participating breweries that will only be available that night. This VIP, red-carpet event goes from 6 to 8 p.m. and […]

Eagle River 4th of July Celebration

Downtown Eagle River

Celebrate our Nations’ freedom and Eagle River’s hometown pride by taking in our spectacular parade with over 60 entrants including many specialty floats. Then afterwards Join us for our 4th of July Party in the Street for family games, music, food, and a beer garden.

Burger Bash

Downtown Eagle River

Burger Bash promises to serve up some tasty hamburgers and happy family memories in downtown Eagle River, on Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 4p.m. This event boasts family fun for all - music, arts and crafts show, sidewalk sales, great home grilled burgers to eat and beverages to enjoy. In addition, there will […]

44th Annual Eagle River Car and Truck Show

Downtown Eagle River

FEATURING CLASSIC CARS, TRUCKS AND MOTORCYCLES Enjoy beautiful classic cars, trucks and motorcycles on display, as well as tasty food, beverages, music and lots of fun. Vote for your favorite vehicle in the People's Choice Award.

Labor Day Arts & Crafts Show

Downtown Eagle River

Take in a late summer arts and crafts show featuring many area crafters as well as artists from the northwoods and beyond.  Also featured will be downtown businesses placing sale products for sale on  tables outside of their stores.  Food, live entertainment and beverages available.

SepTimber Ride

Tribute Brewing Company

SEPTIMBER RIDE CAN QUENCH THAT CYCLING THIRST We don’t think riding your bicycle should be about how fast you go. We think it’s about the scenery you experience, the friends you ride with, and the destination you’re heading. SepTimber Ride offers three unique and fun routes with a pair of the area’s favorite destinations for beer and […]


Cranberry Fest

Vilas County Fairgrounds

Everything cranberry and more! From fresh cranberries and craisins, delicious foods, pastries, cranberry beer, wine and warm autumn drinks to homemade goods, arts and crafts, clothing and music. There is something for everyone! Event is held at the Vilas County Fairgrounds. MORE THAN CRANBERRIES While cranberries might be the main dish at Cranberry Fest, there […]

Old Fashioneds Up North

Eagle Waters Resort

JOIN US IN A TASTING OF WISCONSIN’S “UNOFFICIAL  STATE COCKTAIL” Northwoods bartenders put their skills to the test in our Old Fashioned making competition.  Each restaurant will be represented by bartenders who are limited to two Old Fashioned recipes.  Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided and there will be live entertainment with a supper club […]

Wi-Does Wine Walk

Downtown Eagle River

The Eagle River Downtown Committee in conjunction with the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce, would like to invite you - the shopping enthusiast, to an enjoyable afternoon of shopping and wine sampling in downtown Eagle River, WI at the "Widow's Wine Walk" from Noon - 5:00pm. Grab your friends and spend some time exploring […]

Christmas Kickoff

Tis the Season to be Merry.  Join us in Riverview Park where each child will have an opportunity to share their Christmas wishes with Santa, watch the lighting of the Eagle River Christmas Tree and enjoy some wonderful food and hot chocolate.