Community Flea Markets, Bingo, and Water Ski Shows are recurring events in St. Germain Area held from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
January 5, 2013
13th Annual Original Northwoods Polar Bear Plunge - At St. Germain Lodge & Resort. Plunge begins at noon. Call for pledge sheets and registration form to benefit Angel on My Shoulder, a non-profit cancer support foundation. For more information, visit www.angelonmyshoulder.org or email them at email@example.com. (715) 542-3433 or (800) 860-3431
January 11-13, 2013
Classic Vintage Weekend in Eagle River at the Derby track. Join hundreds of vintage racers at the races voted most fun event by SnoGoer magazine! Click here for complete information
January 17-20, 2013
AMSOIL World Championship Snowmobile Derby, in Eagle
February 1 - 3, 2013
Snowmobile Radar Run, in St. Germain on Little St. Germain
Lake. Visit www.radarracers.com for more information.
Plum Lake EMT's Holes for Life ice fishing tournament on Big St.
Germain Lake. Raffles, cash and door prizes. Benefiting our local
EMT's. (715) 892-0572
February 6 & 7, 2013
Annual Groomer Show - Equipment displays and demonstrations
at Walker Equipment Inc. in St. Germain. Call (715) 479-4200 or
visit www.arrowheadgroomers.com for more information.
February 8 - 10, 2013
National Adult Pond Hockey Championships on Dollar Lake in Eagle River; named the recipient of SportTravel Magazine's 2009 SportsTravel Award for the nation's best amateur single-sport event. Watch exciting hockey action as more than 200 teams compete on 24 lake rinks for the National Championship.
Click here for complete tournament information
February 9 & 10, 2013
Cruiserfest On Lake Minocua
February 16, 2013
30th Ride With The Champs - Join us in St. Germain for the annual inductions into the Snowmobile Hall of Fame. Ride with past and present race champions and snowmobile VIP's, and then attend the induction ceremony.For information, visit www.snowmobilehalloffame.com,
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (715) 542-4463
February 16 & 17, 2013
Great Northern Sno-Cross Series, in Eagle River.
March 2 & 3, 2013
Klondike Days - Voted Wisconsin's #1 Winter Festival! Held in Eagle River, take a trip back to the pioneer days with River Red's Rendezvous, witness an actual Lumberjack competition and learn about our great history with the Native American cultural exposition. Sleigh rides, dog sled races, snowshoe races, food, arts and crafts, the list goes on and on! Visit Klondike Days.org or call 1-800-359-6315
March 16, 2013
4th Annual Ice Golf Tournement at Black Bear Lodge to benefit the Vilas County Food Pantry. Laugh yourself silly as you attempt to golf our 9 hole course on Little St. Germain Lake! Lodging packages available.Call (800) 563-4340 to reserve your spot today!
March 16 & 17, 2013
Silver Blades Ice Show - Saturday Shows: 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm, Sunday Show: 2:00 pm, held at the Eagle River Ice Arena.
March 22 - 24, 2013
Ice Masters 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament - Held at the Eagle River Ice Arena.
May 4, 2013
Fishing Season Opening Weekend - Statewide
May 4, 2013
Annual Spring Stampede for Stampers and Scrapbookers - Sayner, More Info at: www.themarkitplace.com/schedule.htm
May 11, 2013
Journey's Marathon - Eagle River - Full marathon, half marathon, 13.1 power walk, 5K and kids fun run. For more information and registration contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-359-6315.
May 24 - 26, 2013
Eagle River Gun Show - Eagle River
May 24 - 27, 2013
Camp Grandparents at Black Bear Lodge. Take advantage of a 3-day weekend to spend time and do something fun with your grandchildren - make your time together "Memorial"!
May 25, 2013
9th Annual Eagle River Antique & Classic Transportation Show- Wild Eagle Lodge, Eagle River
May 25 - 26, 2013
Strawberry Fest Craft Show - Eagle River
May 26, 2013
Classic Sled Roundup : Sponsored by Arctic Cat, Inc. of Thief River Falls, Minnesota on Sunday. Vintage and antique sled show and swap meet at the Community Park. For additional information visit the web site at www.snowmobilehalloffame.com and to view photos and judging results from past Roundups.
June 1 & 2, 2013
Wisconsin Free Fishing Weekend: This event is designed to encourage families to get out and fish together. No fishing license needed! However, all other fishing regulations (length limits, bag limits, etc.) apply.
June 7, 2013
17th Annual Angel On My Shoulder Golf Spectacular - To benefit Angel on My Shoulder, a non-profit cancer support foundation. For more information, visit www.angelonmyshoulder.org or (800) 860-3431
June 8, 2013
Great Northern Beer Fest - Hi-Pines Eagle River Campground, in Eagle River www.greatnorthernbeerfestival.com
June 8, 2013
6th Annual Walk In The Woods Art Fair in St.Germain. Held in the park behind the Chamber of Commerce from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Featuring many talented artists from around the area and their works, including but not limited to: pottery, paintings, photography, handmade jewelry and furniture. There will be wine tasting with fine cheeses to accompany and live music.
(715) 477-2205 | (800) 727-7203
June 9, 2013
Cathy's 15th Annual Ice Cream Social - 2:00 PM. To benefit Angel on My Shoulder, a non-profit cancer support foundation. Raffle prizes, games and 32 flavors of ice cream! For more information, visit www.angelonmyshoulder.org or (715) 479-3492
June 22 - 23, 2013
Professional Musky Tournament Trail - one of the most exciting, educational and entertaining musky tournament in the country. The PMTT's high energy format has been developed not only with the Pro's in mind, but also the dozens of other excellent musky anglers who may have the desire and ability to become Pro's or just want to have a good time, no matter what your skill level. Come join the PMTT and have fun. For more information contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-359-6315 or the PMTT at (815) 478-4351
June 30, 2013
9th Annual Freedom 5K Fun Run headquartered at the St. Germain Community Park, held in conjunction with Independence Day festivities. www.freedom5k.org or call (715) 542-2372
June 30, 2013
Independence Day Celebration at the St. Germain Community Park. Craft fair, parade, rides, games, fireworks.
** ASK at Black Bear Resort Office for listing of all Independence Day Celebrations throughout the area!
July 6 - 7, 2013
19th Annual Eagle River Holiday Antiques Show - Held at the Northland Pines High School. More than 50 quality dealers featured. Largest antique show "up north". Everything from sterling thimbles to a country cupboard!For more information contact
Steve Bina at 608-385-3598.
July 4, 2013
Eagle River's 4th of July Parade - Downtown Eagle River. Then at dusk come view the colorful fireworks shot high in the sky over the Hi-Pines Campground.
July 11, 2013
Christmas In July Craft Fair - St. Germain’s largest craft fair 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Children’s attractions, pet parade, climbing wall, and a visit from Santa. Great food will be available in the shelter at St. Germain Community Park. (715) 477-2205 | (800) 727-7203
July 11, 2013
Annual Guides/Kids Day - Vilas County Fairgrounds
This is a fun-filled day for children between the ages of 7 and 12 years of age.
For more information contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-359-6315
July 13, 2013
Festival Of Flavors - featuring culinary and narture artisans showcasing their unique Wisconsin wines, cheeses and cuisine that is specially made for this event. Held at Riverview Park in Eagle River. For more infomation contact Ron or Cindy at (715)479-6425, or (715)477-0645 Eagle River Revitalization.
July 20, 2013
|ARTARAMA Riverwalk Art Show
|9:00 am - 3:00 pm held in Eagle River behind the Vilas County Fairgrounds. For more information contact: Barb Zyhowski at 715-525-2100 or email: email@example.com Please visit our website www.artarama-er.com
July 20, 2013
Annual Car & Craft Show in St. Germain. There will also be a Kids Carnival from 10:00 to 2:00. The location is the St. Germain Park and Pavilion. For further information call 715-479-6310.
July 26-28, 2013
Northwoods Summer Art Tour - a self-guided tour of 32 artists' studios, many of which are rarely open to the public. The purpose of the tours are to engage the public in the art making process, and many artists encourage people to try their hand at the medium. The artists provide demonstrations during the 3 day tour, and have artwork for sale at every location from 10-5 daily. For more information or a brochure, contact Riverrun Center for the Arts, 715-277-4224, firstname.lastname@example.org, or go to the art tour website at www.northwoodsarttour.com where a brochure can be downloaded.
July 27, 2013
Joe Bucher Blues Fest - at the St. Germain Community Park. Live music by legendary nationally syndicated guide Joe Bucher, also serving his famous Memphis ribs & pork butts prepared by authentic Memphis smokers. (715) 891-1943
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August 1 - 3, 2013
9th Annual Pig In The Pines Ribfest - Professional Award Winning National Rib Vendors cooking ribs every day; try a sampler or have a meal. Live bands performing all three days at the St. Germain Community Park. Visit www.piginthepines.com for more details. (715) 477-2205 | (800) 727-7203
August 8-11, 2013
Vilas County Fair - Midway by Rainbow Valley Rides. No Gate Charge! Visit www.co.vilas.wi.us/fair for more information.
August 14, 2013
Paul Bunyan Fest - 10am - 4pm, Downtown Eagle River. This fun filled family fun event features chain saw carving demonstrations, over 60 arts-n-crafts vendors, live musical entertainment and a Paul Bunyan Roast Cook-off by area businesses. Come on down and enjoy a Paul Bunyan size luncheon which includes a heap'n help'n of potato salad, corn, a HUGE BEEF sandwich and a cookie. Food is served starting at 11:00 am and until gone. For more information contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce at 800-359-6315
August 16 - 18, 2013
27th Annual National Championship Musky Open
The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center along with the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin each year host a very exciting family oriented catch and release musky tournament held on 6 different lake families, including St. Germain. For information on the tournament or for registration information contact the Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 800-359-6315
August 24, 2013
Bo-Boen's Benefit Pig Roast & Bash - Sportsmen’s Chalet, starts at 2:00 PM with serving starting at 5:30 PM. Proceeds go to St. Germain trail maintenance by Bo-Boen Snowmobile Club
September 21, 2013
54th Annual Colorama - St. Germain is the “Birthplace of Colorama”. Craft Show from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Silent auction, farmers’ market, wine tasting and pumpkin painting for the children. “Mums the Word” fall flower sale. A variety of great food will be available. Held in St. Germain Community Park. (715) 477-2205 (800) 727-7203
September 28, 2013
48th Annual Beef-a-rama - Friday eve dance 6-9:30pm. Saturday 9am - Rump Roast Run sponsored by the Lakeland Area Rotary Clubs. The downtown Minocqua beef cook-offs begin bright and early in the morning along with live music and other tasty treats. Early sandwich sales begin at 1pm. Other all day activities include a craft show at Torpy Park from 9am to 5pm, kids activities, and of course the famous parade of beef at 2:45 down main street. Cap off the day by purchasing one of these succulent beef sandwiches at Torpy Park, Minocqua.
October 5 & 6, 2013
32nd Annual Cranberry Fest - Eagle River, WI.
October 5 & 6, 2013
25th Annual Greater Wisconsin Muskie Tournament - Ten area lakes are included in this catch & release tournament. Cash drawing and many fantastic door prizes are awarded to the entrants. More information, entry forms, and regulations available at the Greater Wisconsin Muskie Tournament page.
October 11 -13, 2013
Northwoods Fall Art Tour - a self-guided tour of 32 artists' studios, many of which are rarely open to the public. The purpose of the tours are to engage the public in the art making process, and many artists encourage people to try their hand at the medium. The artists provide demonstrations during the 3 day tour, and have artwork for sale at every location from 10-5 daily. For more information or a brochure, contact Riverrun Center for the Arts, 715-277-4224, email@example.com, or go to the art tour website at www.northwoodsarttour.com where a brochure can be downloaded.
October 25, 2013
Night at the Museum - Eagle River
Held at the Northwoods Children's Museum from 6pm-9pm. Call (715) 479-4623 for more information.
October 26, 2013
14th Annual OktoBEARfest - Held 10AM to 4PM at Black Bear Lodge featuring craft and art exhibits displayed in the resort's accommodations, hay rides, pumpkin painting, polka music, German food & beverages and more! Event benefits the Vilas County Historical Museum.
(715) 479-5778 or (800) 563-4340
November 9, 2013
November Christmas Bazaar - Craft Show with an emphasis on Christmas benefiting Big Brothers/Big Sisters. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM in the St. Germain Community Center. Fresh wreaths & garland for sale, bake ales & cookies, children's activities, a 50/50 raffle, holiday gourmet gifts and including a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus!
November 16-24, 2013
Gun-Deer Season - Deer hunting season open
November 23-30, 2013
Thanksgiving Holiday Special Black Bear Lodge serves Turkey dinner right to your room! (715) 479-5778 or
November 30, 2013
Town Tree Lighting, 6:30 pm St. Germain
Until December 25
Christmas Magic at Black Bear Lodge
December 31, 2013
New Year's Eve Celebration at The Bear's Den!
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