Waupaca Area Calendar of Events

There’s fun in every season in the Waupaca area!  Check out the calendar of events of upcoming activities, festivals, music and recreation.

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Waupaca’s Strawberry Fest June 16  

Our village is having “Sundaes on Saturday” from 11 to 3 at the Historical Society Headquarters in Rural. We’ll enjoy our annual Margaret Ashmun celebration by reading her poetry and then an outdoor tour of the lovely historic village.  Click for more information


Waupaca City Band Concerts every Friday evening 

7 p.m. from mid-June through mid-July in the bandstand on Main Street. Folks bring a picnic dinner, blankets or chairs and enjoy!  Click for more information


Chain Skiers Water Ski Show 

Every Saturday in June through mid-August at 6 p.m.  on Rainbow Lake.  Click for more information


Garden Walk and Art Stroll 

The fourth weekend in June.  Click for more information


Manawa Mid-Western Rodeo  

The first weekend in July.  Click for more information


Iola Old Car Show 

The second weekend in July. This event draws over 100,000 people from all around the country.  Click for more information



The third weekend in August.  Click for more information


Art on the Square  

The third weekend in August.  Click for more information