Apple Pickin’ Orchards

Apple Pickin’ Orchards

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The leaves will start turning and the air will become a little more brisk, signaling the change of seasons from Summer to Fall.  Whether you want to go apple picking, sip warm apple cider or even decorate some caramel apples, there’s an Apple Orchard for you and your family!  My list focuses on the Pick your own Orchards but make sure that you take a moment while picking those apples and enjoy the scenery around you and take in the Autumn adventures you are having.  These great events, like Apple Pickin’, lead to lasting memories!

Call ahead before you visit your Orchard to ensure that it is Open.  Many vary in hours due to staff, weather and product availability.

 


🍎 Oneida Nation Apple Orchard 

Address/Phone: 3976 W. Mason St., Green Bay, WI      920.869.2468

Websitehttp://www.exploreoneida.com/attractions/apple-orchard/

The Apple Orchard has 30 acres of original orchard and an additional 10 acres of new orchard, which now totals approximately 4,000 trees. The majority of the apples are McIntosh, Cortlands, and Honey Golds with twenty other varieties also available. There is also a wide variety of fresh produce products such as: strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, sweetcorn, squash and pumpkins.  Pick your own apples starts the Tuesday, September 4th, 2018!

 

 


🍎 Choice Orchards

Address/Phone: 4594 County Rd. HH, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235       920-743-8980

Websitehttp://www.choiceorchards.com/apples.html

Mid September through Mid October, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., 7 days a week.  Join us in our orchard and pick your own apples! In our market we have 20 varieties of already picked apples.  We also have cider, jams, jellies, caramel apples, and cookbooks for you to enjoy.

 


🍎 Star Orchard

Address/Phone: 253 County Rd. CE, Kaukauna, WI 54130           920-759-9294

Website:  http://www.starorchard.com/

Star Orchard offers a wide variety of “Pick Your Own” Apples and will open September 1, 2018. You can pick to your heart’s desire. For those of you more interested in eating than picking, visit our retail store for pre-picked apples.  In addition to apples, our salesroom has honey, jams, jellies, salsa, salad dressings, mustards, maple syrup, and caramel apple toppings. This year we have added popcorn from End-of-the-Trail Candy Shoppe and dip mixes. Our bird population has inspired us to make bird seed available also.  We often have cider and caramel apples – first come, first served!

 


🍎 Heritage Orchard

Address/Phone: N2963 Lake Shore Dr., Chilton, WI      920-849-2158

Website:  https://www.heritageorchardwi.com/

The Orchard is open every day from 9am to 5pm beginning early September through late October.  Pets are welcome in the orchard on a leash and accompanied by an adult. Pets are not allowed in the Farm Market.  The orchard is a great place for families to enjoy the crisp, colorful days of fall. Growing apples has always been our main focus. Raised for quality – harvested for peak flavor and crispness – sold fresh at affordable prices. Pick your own or choose your favorite from 20 different varieties in our farm market. Free samples are always available.

 


🍎 Pleasant View Orchard

Address/Phone:  W6050 Chapman Rd., Niagara, WI    715-927-2450

Website:  www.pleasantvieworchard.com

Pleasant View Orchard is a family run orchard, dedicated to providing high quality apples to the local market.  Pick your own or head into the new retail shop and find pies, breads, cookies, cinnatwists and caramel apples. Opens early September.

 


🍎 Everflow Farm and Orchard

Address/Phone: W3945 Landstad Rd., Bonduel, WI   715-758-8366

Website:  http://www.everfloworchard.com

They have a little bit of everything. Toward the end of summer, the apples will be ready for picking!  Before you know it, they will be selling asparagus, beans, peppers, tomatoes, corn, honey, farm fresh eggs and more available!

 


🍎 Hofacker’s Hillside Orchard

Address/Phone:  W3694 Wege Rd., Appleton, WI    920-734-0780

A wide variety of apples are always available in store or pick your own.  The type of apples will vary, depending upon the time of season.
There are also jams, caramel apples, honey, maple syrup, cider and so much more available in the store. Opens August 30, 2018.

🍎 Apple Valley Orchard

 

Address/Phone:  1670 Mar-El Rd., DePere, WI  54115   920-336-0667
Opens Early September for the season!

Rain or shine, picking your own apples is always the best way to go. Bring out the kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews. We have 18 varieties of apples to choose from at Apple Valley Orchard LLC. You and your family will have a blast and go home with a bushel of fresh, juicy apples to nosh on. Enjoy our orchard on both weekend and weekdays. On weekends, jump aboard one of our trams to bring you out to the orchard.

 

 


🍎 Hillside Apples

Address/Phone:  E2237 Hwy 54, Casco, WI    920-837-7440

Websitehttp://www.hillsideapples.com/

We grow about 30 different varieties of apples, pears, pumpkins & squash. When you come to pick, you may walk or drive your car into the orchard with your family. Bring a picnic and enjoy the farmland and our beautiful orchard. Do something fun on your day at the orchard! On weekends in September and October, you may enjoy a free wagon ride to and from the orchard and pumpkin patch. This is what family memories are made of! This is what your children will remember when they grow up! Opens early September.

 

 


🍎 Bauer’s Apple Shed

Address/Phone:  W7763 Wisconsin Ave., Hortonville, WI    920-757-6187

Websitehttp://www.bauersappleshed.com/

There are  presently over 300 trees of all sizes and 15 varieties.  Head to the website to find out what varieties are presently ripe and ready for picking.  Feel free to bring your families and cameras out and enjoy an apple picking experience.  The sales room in the Apple Shed sells Apples, Jams, Honey,  Apple syrup, Pumpkins, Squash and Gourds are available. Open early September.

 

 


🍎 Lautenbach’s Orchard

Address/Phone:  9197 Hwy 42, Fish Creek, WI     920-868-3749

Websitehttp://www.orchardcountry.com/pick-your-own-fruits/

Spend a crisp autumn day in our orchards picking a variety of fresh apples. Bags are provided and varieties include: Macintosh, Cortland, Jonagold, Honeygold, Gala and Macoun. (Picking is while supplies last).  Opens in mid September.

 

 

National Night Out 2018

National Night Out 2018

“National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.”

Here is our list of over 20 area communities in Northeast WI that will be holding events for National Night Out on August 7th, 2018.

 

🔷** Bethany Lutheran Church in Appleton from 5pm-8pm.

🔷** Willow Creek Park in Bellevue from 6pm-8pm

🔷** Riverview Lutheran Church & School in Appleton from 5:30pm-8:30pm

🔷** Hatten Park in New London from 4:30pm-6:30pm

🔷** Greenville Lions Park in Greenville from 4:30pm-7pm

🔷** Kiwanis Park in New Holstein from 6pm-8pm

🔷** City Hall in Oconto from 5pm-8pm

🔷** Peters Park in Brillion from 5pm-10:30pm

🔷** Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds Park from 4pm-7pm

🔷** Shiocton-Bovina Fire Dept. in Shiocton from 5pm-7pm

🔷** Memorial Park in Pulaski from 5pm-8pm

🔷** Memorial Park in Shawano from 4pm-8pm

🔷** Lion’s Point Park in Marion from 4:30pm-9:30pm

🔷** Rodeo Grounds in Manawa from 5pm-8pm

🔷** Lions Park in Grand Chute from 4pm-8pm

🔷** Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Suamico from 6pm-8pm

🔷** Washington Park in Two Rivers from 6pm-8pm

🔷** Vosters Park in Appleton from 6pm-8pm

🔷** End Park in Sheboygan from 5pm-7pm

🔷** Throughout Ashwaubenon from 6pm-9pm.  Click here to see all 11 hosts!

🔷** Howard Police Department in Howard from 5pm-7pm

🔷** St. Anne Parish Church Grounds in Lena from 5pm-8pm

🔷** Veteran’s Memorial Park in Suring from 6pm-8pm

🔷** Teichmiller Park Neighborhod in Oshkosh from 4pm-8pm

🔷** Stephenson Island in Marinette from 4pm-8pm

Northeast WI Strawberry Pickin’ Farms

Northeast WI Strawberry Pickin’ Farms

One of my favorite things about summer is the fresh fruit, especially the berries. Picking your own is even sweeter and with many farms opening this week, the fruit is ‘berry’ ripe for the picking. 🍓 Many of these places are a short car ride away for a few hours of pickin’ and great family bonding.

**Please note that many of these pick-your-own farm experiences are dependent on fruit availability and the weather, so be sure to call ahead.

Here is our list for area Strawberry pickin’ farms 🙂

~~~(If you know of others that I can add to this list, please email me at northeastwiactivities@gmail.com)~~~

 

🍓 Berryland, 5810 Heimke Lane, Abrams, WI   (920)826-7297

** Pick-your-own Strawberries.  During peak season they are open from 7am-7pm. Opening JUNE 15th! Watch their Facebook for updates and be sure to call before heading out.**

🍓 Blaser’s Acres, 2556 School Lane, Suamico, WI   (920)655-0483

**Opening around Father’s Day! Pick-your-own Strawberries. Watch their Facebook page for updates.  Open daily from 8am-6pm.**

🍓 Cuff’s Strawberry Farm, N2299 Ledge Hill Rd., Hortonville, WI   (920)
779-4788

**Offers strawberries as pick-your-own, sold by the pound, and pre-picked, sold by the quart.  The season will start mid- June. Follow on Facebook for updates and they will be open 6:30am-6:30pm. You can also have a free wagon ride to the field**

🍓 DeBaker Acres, 2088 Shiloh Rd., Sturgeon Bay, WI  (920)746-5571

** Offers Pick-your-Own Strawberries.  No opening date yet but watch their Facebook page for updates.  Open everyday 8am-5pm.

🍓 Glendale Farms, 9895 Kluth Rd., Clintonville, WI    (715)823-4287

** Pick-your-Own Strawberries.  Opening later in June!  Please call ahead to check the recorded berry report at 715-823-4287 or check their Facebook page for updates.**

🍓 Greiling Strawberries, 18215 Pleasant Rd., Maribel, WI    (920)863-6778

**Offers Pick-your-own strawberries.  Picking from 7am-7pm, Opening day will be later in June.  Watch for updates on Facebook.  Please call ahead.**

🍓 Kraynik’s Berry Farm, N3401 Church Rd., Kewaunee, WI   (920)606-6239

** Pick-your-Own Strawberries.  No opening date set yet, please call ahead before going or watch their Facebook page for updates.**

🍓 Malvitz Bay Farms,  8678 County Rd. C, Sturgeon Bay, WI   (920)824-5625

**Offers Strawberry picking Mid June to early July. Best time to pick is early in the morning when the berries are still cool.  Pick Your Own is open from 7-11 AM daily.  Check their Facebook page for updates.**

🍓 Meuer Farm, N2564 US Hwy 151, Chilton, WI   (920)418-2676

**Offers a ‘Berry Tram’ to and from the Strawberry Fields.  They offer 7 different varieties of strawberries!  Opening the week of JUNE 18th. See their Facebook page for more info and Don’t forget to say hi to the animals before you leave.**

🍓 Moder’s Gardens, 3439 Lineville Rd., Green Bay, WI   (920)434-0730

**Offers Pre-picked and Pick-your-own Strawberries starting later in June. Look for updates on their Facebook page and Call ahead.**

🍓 Nature’s Finest Foods, 4902 County Rd. S, Oshkosh, WI (920)710-1325

**Offers Pick-Your-Own and Pre-Picked Strawberries.  Picking starts JUNE 16th! Watch their Facebook page for updates.  Picking hours are Tuesday, Friday and Saturdays from 8am-6pm and Sundays 8am-2pm.**

🍓 Oakridge Farms, 125 County Rd. CB, Neenah, WI   (920)725-1541

**Normally offers strawberry picking to the public but this year (2018) will only be pre-picked berries!  Call ahead for availability and see their Facebook page for updates.**

🍓 Polly’s Pumpkin Patch, N4367 State Road 57, Chilton, WI (920)849-4819

**Pick-your-own or Pre-Picked Strawberries. Opening JUNE 20th! Watch their Facebook page for updates.  Open daily from 7am-4pm.

🍓 Porter’s Patch, W4314 State Hwy 156, Bonduel, WI   (715)758-8162

** Pick-your-Own Strawberries starting around June 20th-25th! Watch their Facebook page for updates.  Open daily from 7am-5pm. **

🍓 Red Belly Farms, 22608 US Hwy 151, Chilton, WI   (920) 775-3696

**Offers a Pick-your-Own Strawberries.  Starts about Mid-Late June.  Watch their Facebook for updates or call ahead for days/hours.**

🍓 Red Grouse Farm,  in Kewaunee, WI

**Because our location is close to Lake Michigan, we start our picking season just a tad behind other strawberry farms. Watch their website and Facebook for updates.**

🍓 Sunny Hill Farm, 1922 Oak Rd., Green Bay, WI   (920)434-9009

**Offers Pick-your-own Strawberries starting around June 15th from 7am-8pm. Watch for updates on their Facebook.**

🍓 Wilfert Farms, 7528 Manitou Dr., Two Rivers, WI   (920)683-3264

**Offers Pick-your-own-Strawberries starting sometime in Mid-Late June. Watch their Facebook page for updates.**

🍓 Wojtkiewicz Brothers Strawberry Acres in Crivitz, WI
**No website or facebook but phone number is 715- 854-7818 so call ahead. Opening date will be Mid-Late June.  Mon-Sat from 7am-12pm and Sun from 8:30-12pm

 

Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2018 | Northeast WI

Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2018 | Northeast WI

There is no better way to spend a cool Summer night around Northeast WI, than enjoying a great movie in the outdoors!

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs and pack the cooler with some snacks. Get there early for a good seat, then relax and enjoy a movie under the stars.

Here are the Outdoor Movies you can catch around Northeast WI this Summer —

*****Be sure to check back regularly for updates, there are always a few added through the summer*****


 

 

 

🍿June 13 – Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, 8:30 at Lions Park in Greenville

🍿June 13 – Outdoor Movie Night – CoCo, 8pm at Oconto Falls High School in Oconto Falls

🍿June 14 – Outdoor Movie – Sing!, 7pm at Smith Park in Menasha

🍿June 14 – Movies in the Park – Bedtime Stories, 8pm at Civic Park in New Holstein

🍿June 14 – Movies in the Park – Beauty and the Beast, 8pm at Littleland Park in Crivitz

🍿June 15 – Movie in the Park – TBA, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

🍿June 21 – Movies in the Park – The Breakfast Club, 8pm at Civic Park in New Holstein

🍿June 21 – Movie on the Hill – Moana, 7pm at Memorial Park in Appleton

🍿June 21 – Movies in the Park – UP, 8pm at Littleland Park in Crivitz

🍿June 21 – Movie at the Ballpark – Despicable Me 3, 7pm at the Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton.  Admission is $2.00 with free parking.

🍿June 22 – Family Movie Night – Despicable Me 3, 7pm at Leach Amphitheater in Oshkosh

🍿June 22 – Movie in the Park – The Jungle Book, 8:30pm at Josten Park in Bellevue

🍿June 22 – Movie Night at the Park – Wonder, 8:30pm at Wanick Park in Sherwood

🍿June 27 – Movie in the Park – Boss Baby, 8:30 at Lions Park in Greenville

🍿June 29 – Movie in the Park – TBA, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

 

 

🍿July 9 – Outdoor Movie – Peter Rabbit, 7pm at Kaukauna Public Library

🍿July 10 – Twilight Movie Night – Trolls, 8:15pm at Kroc Center in Green Bay.  $3.00 donation appreciated.

🍿July 11 – Movie in the Park – Wonder, 8:30 at Lions Park in Greenville

🍿July 11 – Outdoor Movie Night – Ferdinand, 8pm at Oconto Falls High School in Oconto Falls

🍿July 12 – Movie on the Hill – Despicable Me 3, 7pm at Memorial Park in Appleton.

🍿July 12 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿July 13 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 9pm at Sunset Park in Kimberly

🍿July 13 – Movie in the Park – Ferdinand, 7pm at Green Isle Park in Allouez

🍿July 13 – Movie in the Park – TBA, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

🍿July 13 – Outdoor Movie Night – CoCo, 8:30pm at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts in Fond du Lac.

🍿July 13 – Movie on the Island – Justice League, 8:30pm at Stephenson Island in Marinette. FREE.

🍿July 14 – Movie in the Park – Parental Guidance – 8pm at Zirbel Park in Wrightstown.

🍿July 15 – Movie in the Park – Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿July 17 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 6pm at Ft. Howard Park in Ashwaubenon. Dinner, Kids Activities and Movie are all FREE.

🍿July 18 – Movies on the Plaza – Coco, 8pm at Village Plaza in Little Chute

🍿July 19 – Movie on the Hill – Coco, 7pm at Memorial Park in Appleton

🍿July 19 – Movie in the Park – The BFG, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿July 20 – Movie in the Park – Peter Rabbit, 8:30pm at Josten Park in Bellevue

🍿July 20 – Swim In Movie – Trolls, 7pm at VFW Pool in DePere.  Admission charged.

🍿July 20 – Dive In Movie – TBA, 7pm at Neenah Pool. Admission charged.

🍿July 22 – Dive In Movie – Finding Nemo, 7pm at Erb Pool in Appleton.  Admission charged.

🍿July 22 – Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿July 24 – Movie in the Park – Lego Ninjago, 6pm at Smith Park in Ashwaubenon. Dinner, Kids Activities and Movie are all FREE.

🍿July 25 – Movie in the Park – Cars 3, 8:30pm at Lions Park in Greenville

🍿July 25 – Dive In Movie – Moana, 6:30pm at Menasha Pool.  Admission charged.

🍿June 25 – Movie on City Deck – Trolls, Dusk at City Deck in Green Bay for Kids Day. FREE

🍿July 25 – Free Family Movie – Coco at Manitowoc County Historical Society.

🍿July 26 – Movies in the Park – Moana, 8pm at Civic Park in New Holstein

🍿July 26 – Movie in the Park – Moana, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿July 27 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 9pm at Stephenson Island in Marinette

🍿July 27 – Movie in the Park – TBA, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

🍿July 29 – Movie in the Park – Wonder Woman, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿July 30 – Outdoor Movie – Lego Batman Movie, 7pm at Kaukauna Public Library

🍿July 31 – Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, 6pm at Waterford Park in Ashwaubenon. Dinner, Kids Activities and Movie are all FREE.

 

 

🍿August 2 – Movie on the Hill – A Wrinkle in Time, 7pm at Memorial Park in Appleton.

🍿August 2 – Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, 7pm at Four Seasons Park in Hobart.

🍿August 2 – Movie in the Park – Brave, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿August 2 – Outdoor Movie – Despicable Me 3 at 8:30pm at Schildt Park in Neenah.

🍿August 3 – Outdoor Movie – Star Wars, The Last Jedi, 7pm at Legion Park in Algoma.

🍿August 5 – Movie in the Park – CoCo, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿August 7 – Movie in the Park – Star Wars: The Last Jedi, 6pm at Sand Acres Park in Ashwaubenon. Dinner, Kids Activities and Movie are all FREE.

🍿August 8 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 8:30pm at Lions Park in Greenville

🍿August 8 – Movie on the Plaza – Despicable Me 3, 8pm at the Village Plaza in Little Chute

🍿August 8 – Summer Movie Madness – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at 6:30pm at Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh.  Adults $2.00 but under 13yr is free.

🍿August 8 – Movie in the Park – Paddington 2 at 8pm at Smalley Park in Shawano

🍿August 9 – Movies in the Park – E.T. , 8pm at Civic Park in New Holstein

🍿August 9 – Movie in the Park – Nut Job 2, 7pm at Great Northern Park in Neenah

🍿August 9 – Movie in the Park – Peter Rabbit, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿August 10 – Movie in the Park – Coco, 7pm at Green Isle Park in Allouez

🍿August 10 – Free Outdoor Movie – Toy Story, 7pm at Boys & Girls Club on Oneida in Green Bay.  (Food Trucks will be here)

🍿August 10 – Family Movie Night – Wonder, 7pm at Leach Amphitheater in Oshkosh

🍿August 10 – Outdoor Movie Night – Sherlock Gnomes, 8:30pm at Stephenson Island in Marinette

🍿August 10 – Outdoor Family Movie – A Wrinkle In Time, 8:30pm at Lester Public Library in Two Rivers.

🍿August 10 – Dive In Movie – TBA, 7pm at Neenah Pool.  Admission charged.

🍿August 10 – Movie Night in the Park – Leap, 8pm at Wanick Park in Sherwood

🍿August 10 – Movie in the Park – The Emoji Movie, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

🍿August 12 – Movie in the Park – Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿August 13 – Outdoor Movie – Despicable Me 3, 7pm at Kaukauna Public Library

🍿August 14 – Movie in the Park – The Bee Movie, 6:30pm at Pamperin Park in Green Bay

🍿August 16 – Movies in the Park – Coco, 8pm at Civic Park in New Holstein

🍿August 16 – Movie in the Park – Despicable Me 3, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿August 17 – Movie in the Park – Cars 3, 8:30pm at Josten Park in Bellevue

🍿August 17 – Cinema in the Cemetery – Hocus Pocus, 7:30pm at Fort Howard Memorial Park in Green Bay.

🍿August 19 – Movie in the Park – Footloose, 8pm at Waterfront Park in Sister Bay

🍿August 20 – Outdoor Movie Night – The Black Panther, 7:30pm at Algoma United Methodist Church in Algoma.

🍿August 22 – Movie in the Park – Audience Choice, 8:30pm at Lions Park in Greenville.

🍿August 22 – Movie Night in the Park – Coco, 7pm at Pfeifer Park in New London

🍿August 22 – Summer Movie Madness – Madagascar at 6:30pm at Menominee Nation Arena in Oshkosh.  Adults $2.00 but under 13yr is free.

🍿August 23 – Movie in the Park – The Little Mermaid, 8:30pm at Playland Park in Crivitz

🍿August 24 – Family Movie Night – CoCo, 7pm at Leach Amphitheater in Oshkosh

🍿August 24 – Outdoor Family Movie – CoCo, 8:30pm at Swan Park in Waupaca

🍿August 24 – Movie in the Park – Nut Job 2, 8:30pm at Martin Park in Sturgeon Bay.

🍿August 28 – Outdoor Movie – Paddington, 7:30pm at Kroc Center in Green Bay.

75+ Summer Ideas! || Northeast WI Activities

75+ Summer Ideas! || Northeast WI Activities

Northeast WI offers such a wide variety of things to do all Summer! ☀ Here is a short list of things to explore and find some new ways to have fun in our area!

Our Calendar of Events has over 3,200 events listed for June, July & August, check it out at http://northeastwiactivities.com/event-listings/


 

 

☀ Hit up the Neighborhood Rummage Sales throughout Northeast WI

☀ Breakfast on the Farms in June.

☀ Farmer’s Markets have started and they are everywhere!  #farmtotable

☀ The 2nd annual Sun Drop Dayz in Shawano guarantees to be fun for the whole family. (June 1-2)

☀ Paint, Craft & Make Art! It’s a great time to Get Creative!

☀ Catch an Outdoor Movie with the kids this Summer! (Blog is being updated)

☀ When life during the Summer is becoming a Zoo, then you should pack up the kids and Visit One!

☀ Explore the Caves in Maribel or Chilton.

☀ Baseball is America’s past time. ⚾ Head to the local ballpark and see the Timber Rattlers or the Green Bay Bull Frogs play!

☀ Stock Car Races will be roaring all summer long throughout Northeast WI.

☀ You are able to see a Water Ski Show almost every night in Northeast WI.

☀ Green Bay Botanical Gardens is a must see this Summer!  *Wednesdays between 4pm-8pm are Buy One Get One FREE admission (June 6-Aug 29)

☀ Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival in Little Chute (June 1-3)

☀ Steel Bridge Songfest in Sturgeon Bay (June 14-17)

☀ Appleton’s Butterfly Festival is a summer favorite (June 16)

☀ Electric City Experience in Kaukauna (June 6-10)

☀ Iola Car Show & Swap Meet (July 12-14)

☀ Try something delicious at Green Bay Restaurant Week (July 12-19)

☀ Green & Gold Charity Softball Game (June 2)

☀ Packers Family Night Game in Green Bay (TBA – usually end of July or early Aug.)

☀ Lambeau Field Tours in Green Bay

☀ Mackville Nationals in Mackville (June 15-17)

☀ Country USA in Oshkosh (June 19-23)

☀ Copperfest in Oconto (June 8-10)

☀ Rock USA in Oshkosh (July 12-14)

☀ Lifest in Oshkosh (July 12-15)

☀ EAA Airventure (July 23-29)

☀ Mid-Western Rodeo in Manawa (June 28 – June 30)

☀ Polka Days in Pulaski (July 19-22)

☀ Greenville Catfish Extravaganza in Greenville (July 6-7)

☀ Paperfest in Kimberly (July 19-22)

☀ Catch the Kids Dream Family Film Series at Marcus Cinemas. (June 24 – August 29)

☀ Burger Fest and Balloon Rally in Seymour (August 10-11)

☀ Art at the Park in Appleton (July 29)

☀ Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay is easy on the wallet and the kids can ride the rides all day long!

Bookworm Gardens in Sheboygan is a must see Botanical Garden inspired by favorite children’s books.

☀ Listen to the Music at Mile of Music in Appleton (August 3-6)

☀ Kids Day – Green Bay (June 25)

☀ Lego Building Event – Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay (July 28-29)

☀ Packers Training Camp. People come from all over to watch this. It’s Free. (First one is July 26)

☀ Find your next treasure at Shawano Flea Market! Sundays all Summer.

☀ Find some history at Heritage Hill State Historical Park in Green Bay.

☀ Logging and Heritage Festival in Marinette (July 13-15)

☀ Shanty Days in Algoma (August 10-12)

☀ Cherryfest in Jacksonport (August 4)

☀ Did you know kids can get 2 games of FREE bowling every day this Summer?  Sign up now at Kids Bowl Free.

☀ Subfest in Manitowoc (July 13-15)

☀ Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary in Green Bay is free and educational.

☀ Badger Sports Park in Appleton offers lots of fun all summer long for the whole family.

☀ Plan a trip around Marinette County to see the 12 different Waterfalls!

☀ Take in the Oneida Pow-Wow (June 29 thru July 1)

☀ Tube down the Wolf River and enjoy the scenery for a day.

☀ Strawberry Picking will be starting about Mid June. (List will be updated soon)

☀ Check out your Local Parks.  You could visit a new park every week.  The kids would love it!

☀ On a rainy day, check out a Roller Rink and get your skate on.

☀ County Fairs start in July and run thru Labor Day weekend around Northeast WI.  See the animals, enjoy the food and entertainment and don’t forget to take a turn on the carnival rides!

☀ Take a Walk or Bike Ride on the 83 miles of the Mountain Bay Trail or 20 miles of the Fox River Trail.  #getintonature

☀ You can hear free music in the air every day of the week with all the Music in the Park. Check your Chamber of Commerce and see when yours is or just check our Calendar to see where music is playing today.

☀ Make some science happen all Summer with these great experiments! Here is a list of our favorite ones.

☀ Fly a Kite Festival in Green Bay (June 30)

☀ Take a trip to Door County and visit all of the different and unique Lighthouses!

☀ Grab your Fishing Poles and Catch that “big one”.

☀ Do the dunes at Whitefish Dunes State Park in Sturgeon Bay and see if you can find the park’s tallest sand dune – “Old Baldy”.

☀ Explore the USS Cobia, a World War II submarine, Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc.

☀ 4th of July Celebrations!

☀ Have a Laugh at Comedy City in DePere, Skyline Comedy Cafe in Appleton or Backlot Comedy House in Oshkosh.

☀ Did you know that Northeast WI has Drive-In Movie Theaters? Check out list and make a plan to visit one this summer.

☀ Get out of the heat and check out your Local Library.  Many of them have free events all summer and a great Summer Reading Program for kids of all ages!

☀ Riverfest in Mishicot (August 2-5)

☀ There are Nature Centers all over Northeast WI just waiting for you to walk their trails and learn more about the environment and critters.

☀ Don’t forget to watch a Parade or two this Summer and don’t forget a bucket or bag for the kids candy.

☀ Saddle up and go for a trail ride or take some Horseback riding lessons this Summer.

☀ Life is an Adventure, so find something new to do in our area!

☀ Grab your arm floaties and sunblock and explore the Outdoor pools close to you.

☀ Need more Water? Check out a local beach, get rid of that farmer’s tan and don’t forget the sand toys!

☀ Learn about the stars at Barlow Planetarium in Menasha.

☀ Museums are everywhere and are waiting to educate us all.

☀ LPGA Tour at Thornberry Creek in Oneida (July 3-8)

☀ Children’s Week in Appleton (July 22-28)

☀ Donald Driver Charity Softball Game in Appleton (August 5)

☀ Sign up for a Summer Fun Run with the kids or as a family!

☀ Camp in your backyard or take a weekend and check out some of the local campgrounds around Northeast WI.

☀ Volunteer as a family or individually.  Some great resources are the Volunteer Center of Brown County and the Volunteer Center of East Central WI.

 


 

There really are so many more things to add to our list but then it would go on forever!  Don’t forget to check out our Calendar of events for more ideas on things to do this Summer!  Now start planning the things you will do first!

Tag us on Instagram this Summer with #northeastwiactivities

Fireworks 2018 | Northeast WI Activities

Fireworks 2018 | Northeast WI Activities

The Boom! The Colors! The Sparkle! Fireworks are happening everywhere in Northeast WI.  Find a display near you and enjoy the show!

 


 

Friday, June 29

 

  • ✨Howard: Meadowbrook Park, Dusk

 


 

Saturday, June 30

 

  • ✨Gresham: Veterans Memorial Park, dusk
  • ✨Mountain: Community Center, dusk
  • ✨Wautoma: Fairgrounds, dusk

 

 


 

Sunday, July 1

 

  • ✨Fremont: Over the River, Dusk
  • ✨Waupun: Tanner Park, 10pm

 


 

Tuesday, July 3

 

  • ✨Appleton: Memorial Park, dusk
  • ✨Berlin: Riverside Park, dusk
  • ✨Clintonville: Olen Field, dusk
  • ✨Egg Harbor: Marina, 9:30pm
  • ✨Iola: Car show grounds, dusk
  • ✨Kellnersville: Ballpark, dusk
  • ✨Kewaunee: Lakeshore, dusk
  • ✨Kimberly: Sunset Park, dusk
  • ✨Oconto: Breakwater Park, dusk
  • ✨Shawano: Airport, dusk
  • ✨Weyauwega: Fairgrounds, dusk

 


 

Wednesday, July 4

 

  • ✨Antigo: High School, 9:30pm
  • ✨Baileys Harbor: Lakeshore, dusk
  • ✨Bonduel: Village Park, 9:45pm
  • ✨Campbellsport: Dusk
  • ✨Crivitz: Veterans Park, 9:30pm
  • ✨Florence: Fisher Lake, dusk
  • ✨Fond du Lac: Lakeside Park, dusk
  • ✨Gillett: Zippel Park, dusk
  • ✨Gills Rock: Museum, dusk
  • ✨Green Bay: Leicht Park, dusk
  • ✨Green Lake: Deacon Mills Park, dusk
  • ✨Hilbert: Civic Park, dusk
  • ✨Manitowoc: Lakeshore, dusk
  • ✨Maplewood: Memorial Ball Park, dusk
  • ✨Menasha: Jefferson Park, 9:30pm
  • ✨Neenah: Riverside Park, 9:30pm
  • ✨New London: Hatten Memorial Stadium, 9:45pm
  • ✨Omro: Scott Park, dusk
  • ✨Oshkosh: Menominee Park, 9:45pm
  • ✨Ripon: Murrary Park, dusk
  • ✨Sheboygan: Over Lake Michigan, dusk
  • ✨Shiocton: Lake Park, dusk
  • ✨Sturgeon Bay: Sunset Park, dusk
  • ✨Tigerton: Over Embarrass River, dusk
  • ✨Townsend: Ballpark, dusk
  • ✨Two Rivers: Walsh Field, dusk
  • ✨Washington Island: Ballpark, dusk
  • ✨Waupaca: South Park, 9:30pm
  • ✨Winneconne: Bridge, dusk

 


 

Saturday, July 7

 

  • ✨Brillion: Braun’s Deer Run Golf Course, dusk
  • ✨Fish Creek: Clark Park, 10pm
  • ✨Goodman: Lake Hilbert Park, dusk
  • ✨Wausaukee: Memorial Park, dusk

 

 

 

This is a list of places I had for 2017 but haven’t found dates for 2018 yet.  If you know any of these just send me a message at northeastwiactivities@gmail.com

  • ✨Marinette: Hattie St. Bridge, 9:30pm

 

Water Ski Shows | Northeast WI Activities

Water Ski Shows | Northeast WI Activities

Northeast WI offers many amazing options to see some highly entertaining Water Ski Shows. These shows are free (donations are welcome) and offer great family entertainment throughout the Summer.  They are set to music and have lots of action on the water, it’s what Summers are made of!   I highly recommend bringing chairs or blankets and then sit back and enjoy the show!

Check out our list of shows below and make sure to add one of these shows to your Summer Bucket List!


 

 

🌊 Waupaca Chain Skiers –  King Veteran’s Home/Rainbow Lake in Waupaca.

Shows at 6:30pm on June 16, 23, 30 and July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11.


 

 

🌊 Twin Bridge Ski Team – Boat Landing 3 Rd. in Crivitz.

Shows at 6:30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays.  Shows start on June 16th thru August 18th.  (No Shows on July 19, July 21)  Learn to Ski Date is July 29 from 2pm-5pm.

Many talented skiers in acts such as bare-footing, pyramids, jumping, swiveling and ballet. We pride ourselves on providing a great and entertaining show every time we perform. It is highly suggested that you bring your lawn chair or blanket and most importantly sunglasses to come and see our free show. Our concession stand serves the best popcorn in the area along with nice cold refreshing drinks.


 

🌊  Waterboard Warriors Water Ski Team – Mueller Park in Wrightstown.

Shows – which include high-speed barefoot water skiing, jumping, pyramids and acting –

June shows are on Thursday at 7:00 PM
July shows are on Tuesday & Thursday at 7:00 PM
(No show on July 5th and July 19th)
August shows are on Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30 PM
(No show on August 30th)


 

🌊 Shawano Ski Sharks – 211 Riverside Dr. in Shawano.

The Ski Sharks perform every Wednesday starting June 6th and ending August 15th. Two Sunday shows, July 1st and July 8th. Pre-show 5:30 pm, Show at 6:00 pm. Learn to Ski days and Believe and Ski days are always popular and will be June 15th & 22nd.

Learn to Ski Days with the Shawano Ski Sharks – We bring our team members together to help children from our community learn the basic skills of skiing and the safety aspects of the sport. Using our boats equipped with training equipment, the children learn how to ski in a very controlled environment with very little frustration.  The Shawano Ski Sharks are bringing waterskiing for those with disabilities, who may have thought it was not possible before, through adaptive skiing.


 

🌊 Crivitz Ski Cats – Lake Noquebay Park in Crivitz.

They perform Wednesdays & Saturdays at 6pm from June9th-August 18th for 2018 Season.  Admission is FREE, however there is a $3.00 entry fee to the County Park.

On July 24th the Crivitz Ski Cats will be hosting a learn to ski day!!  Our expert team members will be on hand to teach you how to ski.  Skiers and non-skiers are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of fun with the Crivitz Ski Cats!  Cost for this event is $30/skier which covers USA waterski insurance for both Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  Newly trained skiers will be invited to participate in the pre-show and perform their new tricks in front of a crowd! Contact us at crivitzskicats@gmail.com  to register for the Learn to Ski Day!


 

🌊  Webfooters Water Ski Show Team – 314 Wolf River Dr. in Fremont.

On the shores of downtown Fremont, every Sunday and Wednesday at 6:00pm. First Show June 3rd thru August 26th.


 

County Fairs 2018 | Northeast WI Activities

County Fairs 2018 | Northeast WI Activities

Our County Fairs are one of the best things about Summer here in Northeast WI. We wait all year for the fried foods, the carnival rides and games, to see the washed and groomed farm animals do their best and to enjoy the grandstand entertainment!

Here are some of the details on the County Fairs in our area! (listed in alphabetical order)


 

Brown County is August 15th – August 19th

1500 Ft. Howard Avenue, DePere

Hours: Wed. 12pm-11pm, Thurs. 8am-11pm, Friday-Saturday 8am-12am, Sunday 8am-6pm.

So much to do and see in only a few days.  Carnival Rides and games, the PRCA Rodeo, live music, lots of kids shows and activities, Truck Pull, Horse Pull and more!


 

Calumet County is August 31st – September 3rd “The Biggest Little Fair in Wisconsin”

200 W. Chestnut St., Chilton

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Join the Calumet County Fair Labor Day Weekend as they celebrate “Fair by Day, Festival by Night.”  Filled with family entertainment and local bands the “Biggest Little Fair” in Wisconsin is sure to be fun for all ages.  Featuring some of the hottest and most unique bands and showcasing exhibits from area youth including 4-H Clubs, FFA, Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts and many other exhibitors of all ages, the fair is the place you want to be. There is a fantastic family friendly midway and appetizing fair food for everyone to enjoy.  Hope to see you all at the fair.


 

Door County is August 1st – August 5th

John Miles Fair Park, 812 N. 14th Ave. in Sturgeon Bay

Hours: Wednesday 5pm-11pm, Thur-Saturday 12pm-11pm and Sunday 12pm-8pm.

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The focus of this fair is all about wholesome family fun and entertainment. This is a true rural fair with ag entertainment, competition and displays. The fairway offers rides for all ages and the food stands serve up the most delicious fare. Special entertainment includes stock car racing, demolition derby and various musical acts.

 


 

Fond du Lac County is July 18th – July 22nd

541 Martin Ave., Fond du Lac – 920-929-3168

 

The Fond du Lac County Fair is your source for education, entertainment and family fun! Featuring a carnival full of rides and games for kids of all ages. Food to please everyone, 2 stages of music featuring rock, country and classic hits in addition to family entertainment. The Fond du Lac County Fair also features the states only AG Birthing and education center which features births of calves during the fair and interactive, educational displays about animals and AG related products. Pig, duck and goat races, a petting zoo and other 4H, FFA and animal exhibits are just a sampling of the entertainment and attractions awaiting fair-goers.

 


 

Kewaunee County is July 19th – July 22nd

625 Third St., Luxemburg – 920-845-9798

This fair features live music, carnival rides and games, thousands of livestock, small animal, and 4-H displays, grandstand shows, kids entertainment and a wide variety of food and beverage offerings.  All live entertainment, Grandstand shows and unlimited rides are free with the paid daily admission charge.  Don’t miss a single moment!

Grandstand Shows all weekend include the Luxemburg Implement Farm Tractor Pull and Musical Entertainment.

 


 

Manitowoc County is August 21st – August 26th

4921 Expo Dr., Manitowoc 920-863-4378

$10 admission includes rides, grandstand shows, parking, general admission. The fair also features carnival rides, concessions, pavilion acts, and more!

 


 

Marinette County is August 23rd – August 26th

Fairgrounds Rd. in Wausaukee   715-938-4099

A weekend of family fun! Take time to enjoy the carnival rides, a variety of food, livestock barns and so much more!!

 


 

Oconto County is August 16th – August 19th

Zippel Park on East Park St. in Gillett

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Enjoy the Livestock Barns, the exhibits, the carnival rides and games, the tractor, truck and horse pulls and dance to the live music!  Fun for everyone.

 


 

Outagamie County is July 24th – July 29th.

637 N. Main St., Seymour – 920-833-2941

Hours: Tuesday 12pm-10pm, Wed-Sat – 9am-12am and Sunday 9am-6pm.

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Free Admission to the Fair is Tuesday!  This Fair has a little bit of everything, carnival rides and games, kids entertainment, livestock barns, exhibits, great variety of food, live music, tractor pulls, demolition derby and more!

 


 

Shawano County is August 29th – September 3rd

990 E. Green Bay St. in Shawano

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This fair features Cosmic Bingo, Cotton Candy 5K Run, Fireworks, Free Music, Great Food, Exciting Carnival Rides, Over 10,000 exhibits and so much more! Great family fun event!

 


 

Sheboygan County is August 30th – September 3rd

Fairview Dr. in Plymouth.  920-893-5751

Midway thrills, tractor pull, 4-H exhibits, lumberjack show, 16,000 exhibits, games and concessions, and grandstand entertainment.

 


 

Waupaca County is August 21st – August 26th

602 E. South St. in Weyauwega  715-281-3822

Hours: Wed. 12pm-12am, Thurs – Sat. 8am-12am and Sunday 8am-6pm

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A fun and interactive fair where you will enjoy the carnival, kids activities, livestock barns and shows, the exhibits, the variety of food, tractor and truck pulls, live music and great grandstand shows!

 


 

Winnebago County is August 1st – August 5th

Sunnyview Expo Grounds, County Rd. Y in Oshkosh   920-685-3013

Hours: Opens at 10am every day.

 

This fair is all about fun, friends, family and making memories!  It features live music, carnival rides and games, livestock barns, kids activities and more.  The Grandstand events include Bull Riding, Truck/Tractor Pulls, Music by Chase Bryant and a Demolition Derby.  Fun for all ages.


 

 

If you don’t mind traveling a little, then check out Wisconsin’s State Fair in Milwaukee.  August 2nd thru 12th this year.  There is so much that happens at this fair, that you have to check out their website, pick the best day (August 7th is Family Day and tickets are cheaper) and head down to experience our state fair and all that it offers, especially their world famous cream puffs!!

 


 

 

Horseback Riding, Lessons and More….

Horseback Riding, Lessons and More….

Do you have a love of horses? Have you always wanted to learn how to ride? Or do you have kids that would love ponies? Well, there are plenty of places to go for guided trail rides, to learn how to ride with lessons and many of these places offer more than just this, like birthday parties. Here is where you can saddle up around Northeast WI.

 

Trail Rides

🐎 Ahnapee Ranch6875 Tagge Rd in Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-2715

🐎 Kurtz Corral, 5712 Howard Lane in Sturgeon Bay, 920-743-6742

🐎 Bjorkman’s Horse OutingsW5994 Chapman Rd. in Niagara,  715-251-4408 or 888-467-7367

🐎 Lee Lake Riding Stable, 9070 Lee Lake Rd. in Pound.  920-897-4805

🐎 Mountain Meadows Ranch, 13807 Whiffen Lane in Mountain, 715-276-3860

 

Lessons

🐎 Lucky Stables, 6976 Woodenshoe Rd. in Neenah.  920-213-5203

🐎 Secret Stables, 2992 Noah Rd. in DePere. 920-655-3416

🐎 Someplace Special Ranch, W2065 Radar Rd. in Marinette. 715-735-3785

🐎 My Fantasy Farm in Pulaski. 920-822-5854

🐎 Thornberry Stables, 820 Brookwood Circle in Hobart.  920-497-0925

🐎 Lance Hayes Stables, 136 Ferdinand St. in Neenah.  920-722-9192

🐎 County Line Stables, 2008 County Line Rd. in DePere.  920-277-4349

🐎 NEW Heights, W1421 County Rd. VV in Seymour.  920-680-7399

 

 

Ponies and more…

🐎 Pony Playce, N2757 Alphorn Lane in Appleton.  920-931-2918

 

Life’s an Adventure in Northeast WI

Life’s an Adventure in Northeast WI

It is never too late to get some more adventure in your life. From small daily adventures to huge, gigantic, crazy adventures, we love them all, and we want to inspire you to have more!

The first step is to decide what adventure you want to go on. Here is what we found for some adventure around Northeast WI.  Do you know of other places we should add to our list? Send us an email at northeastwiactivities@gmail.com and let us know about it!  Take a journey this summer and enjoy a new adventure and don’t forget to tag us at #northeastwiactivities.

 

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Whitewater Rafting

** Kosir’s Rapid Rafts in Silver Cliff (outside of Crivitz). Whitewater rafting on the Peshtigo or Menominee Rivers.   (715) 757-3431

** Thornton’s Rafting Resort in Athlestane (outside of Crivitz). Whitewater raftng trips on the Peshtigo or Menominee Rivers.    (715) 757-3311

** Wildman Adventure Resort in Athlestane (outside of Crivitz). Whitewater rafting trips on the Peshtigo or Menominee Rivers.   They also provide guests with lake kayaking tours, paintball, rock climbing, alpine tower high ropes course, stand up paddle boarding, and zip lines.  (715) 757-2938 or 888-813-8524.

 

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Hot Air Balloon Rides

** Majestic Balloons in Ripon.  (920) 748-3464

 

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Parasailing

** Wisconsin Water Wings in Ephraim. (Door County)  (920) 854-9000

 

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Wind Surfing / Kite Surfing

** Wind Power Windsurfing & Kiting Center in Fond du Lac.  (920) 922-2550

 

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Ziplining

** Lakeshore Adventures Zipline in Baileys Harbor  (920) 839-2055

** Door County Adventure Center in Sturgeon Bay  (920) 746-9539

** NEW Zoo & Adventure Park in Green Bay  (920) 434-7841

** Gravity Trails in Egg Harbor  (920) 854-9292

 

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Scuba Diving

** Green Bay Scuba teaches classes and has scuba diving trips to Door County. 920-498-8499

** Maritime Divers in Manitowoc.  920 629-1246

 

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Sky Diving

There are no places in our area at this time.