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!
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