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!

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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.


 

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

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