Fall is a time for football, cozy sweaters and crisp weather. Weather ideal for events and festivals! From fundraisers to huge fairs and everything in between, The Dells hosts some of the most exciting autumn events in The Midwest. Here’s a little preview of all the excitement to come:
“Celebrate Life” American Cancer Society Benefit – Saturday, September 7th 3-8 pm
This years benefit will be the 8th annual the Dells has hosted. Last year’s event proudly raised $60,000 dollars and each year we strive to fundraise more than the last! Start your morning off right and healthy with a zumba class. The event will continue with live musical performances, a live and silent auction and tons of fun activities for the kids. All of this takes place at Marley’s. Don’t miss out on a chance to support a very important cause.
Wo-Zha-Wa Festival – Friday, September 13th to Sunday, September 15th
By far the biggest event that takes place in Wisconsin Dells each year is the Wo-Zha-Wa Festival. Located Downtown Dells and celebrating the end of summer, this will be a jammed packed weekend of excitement the whole family will love! Friday, booths filled with food, drinks and crafts line the entire expanse of Broadway, open for business and lights from the fair rides flash from side streets behind them. Saturday morning kicks off with Wisconsin’s oldest long distance run, followed by what is sure to be a day filled with food, games, rides and smiles. A parade filled with over 150 floats and acts close the festivities on Sunday. This is a cannot miss event!
Pink Partini – Friday, October 4th 6-9 pm
Pink cocktails, pink hors d’oevres, music, prizes, a fashion show and all for a good cause? We’re in! The most fabulous event in the Dells is the Pink Partini. All proceeds from this night of fashion and fun go towards breast cancer research at the UW Carbone Cancer Center. The party takes place in a stunningly decorated tent outside Tanger Outlet Mall. VIPs receive a swag bag and front row seats for the fashion show. Tickets go fast so be sure to get yours here ASAP: http://tinyurl.com/kfxact2. You might even win tickets to P!nk’s sold-out show!
Wisconsin Dells Wine Walk – Friday, October 4th 6 pm
Who wouldn’t love strolling around Downtown Dells enjoying the gorgeous fall weather and a glass of wine? Tickets to this event are unfortunately sold out but it will take place around the same time next year so be sure to keep an eye out for more information!
Dells Chili Cookoff – Saturday, October 12th
Few things go together better than the autumn season and chili! A day of endless entertainment the list includes: Texas hold’em tournament, live music, pony rides, stagecoach rides and a mechanical bull. You can bet a cup of mouthwatering chili to whoever hangs on the longest. Chefs and restaurants from all over the United States come to Downtown Dells to show off their best chili recipes! With secret ingredients like chocolate and cinnamon, we guarantee each cup of chili will warm you from head to toe.
Autumn Harvest Fest – Saturday, October 19th & Sunday, October 20th
What better way to celebrate fall than a harvest festival? Excitement for all ages, this is an event to bring the family to! Kids will love decorating pumpkins and making their own scarecrows, as well as the magicians performing and the adorable petting zoo. For the adults there will be a beer tent, live music, arts and crafts fair, and a farmers market selling seasonable goodies. Food, music, beer, crafts, shopping and more! It is sure to be a wonderful weekend in Downtown Dells.
Wisconsin Dells on Tap – Saturday, October 19th
Did we say just a beer tent? We mean a beer extravaganza! Wisconsin is proud to be known for its breweries and their unique brews. Brewmasters from across the state will be offering samples of their favorite concoctions and are more than happy to answer questions from beer novices and enthusiasts alike. Take your beer education to the next level and learn the art of pairing food with beer. Also located Downtown Dells, this event will obviously be a good time.
With so many incredible events, it’s going to be hard to choose which to attend. Hopefully you can make it to the Dells for all of them! Bring your family or friends and make weekends this fall unforgettable.