Hot Spots

Fri. May. 3 7-11pm

Live Music: 40 Fingers

Drive up or dock the boat right here, but come thirsty and hungry and ready to dance to the great tunes of the 60's through last year.

Paradise Shores 26364 CTH M, Holcombe

Cost: FREE

Age: 21+

Hot Spots

Sat. May. 11 11am-5pm

River Prairie Festival

The River Prairie festival celebrates everything to love about the Chippewa Valley. There will be a photography contest, children's entertainment, Mother's Day Market, exercise classes, educational sessions, kubb & cribbage tournaments, rubber ducky race, live music & dancing, food trucks, and singing competition.

River Prairie Park 1419 Front Porch Place, Altoona

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. May. 18 4-8pm

Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows

Vintage, Muscle, Classic, Rat Rod and motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to participate in and attend our Annual Cruise In 2019 Summer Series Car Shows! Check out unique shops and restaurants including Olson's Ice Cream and Chippewa Candy Shop for special treats. Don't forget the DJ Music by John Davies.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown 514 North Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Free to public and vehicle owners

Age: All Ages

Fitness

Sat. Jun. 1 10am-noon

National Trails Day

Enjoy a free day on the Red Cedar Trail. Activities include: fishing, biking, bike tune-ups, equipment rental booth, bike safety, prizes, snacks and more. “Snake Discovery” is back again this year featuring turtles, salamanders, and snakes. Yoga class in the park will be held at 9am.

Riverside Park - Red Cedar Trail Depot Hwy 29, Menomonie

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 1 10:30am-12:30pm

72 Annual Clear Water Kiwanis Doll and Pet Parade

Children, their families, and pets are welcome to dress up as their heroes and march in this 72 year Eau Claire tradition. Parade starts in Owen Park at 11:30am and ends at the Bandshell. Registration begins at 10:30am, and there will be pre-parade family entertainment and food vendors. Prizes will be awarded for creativity.

Owen Park 1st Ave. and Water St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Ages 0-12

Community

Sun. Jun. 2 11am-5pm

Taste of the Valley

Phoenix Park will be transformed into a festival grounds celebrating the culinary arts and showcasing the fine restaurants in the area. Families can spend the day at the park trying out many great tastes while enjoying musical entertainment. Kids will keep busy too with activities in the Kids Zone.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE admission; $1 per food/drink ticket

Age: All Ages

Kids

Every Day from Jun. 6 to Jun. 9

46th Annual Altoona Cinder City Days

Featuring a Craig Morgan concert on June 8th and Karaoke contest finale on June 7th at Altoona's new outdoor amphitheater at River Prairie Park. Other events include a carnival, boys baseball, softball, and dart tournaments; Spectrum Shuffle for Autism, quality craft & vendor sale, and a car show and charcoal chicken at 10th street park.

Most events at Cinder City Park, check website for full schedule/locations Spooner Ave and 10th St., Altoona

Cost: Concert tickets available online, most other events free

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 8 9:30am-3pm

"Let it Ride" Classic Car Show (29th Annual Rendezvous)

Come to Carson Park and see all of the Vintage European and Foreign Sports Cars. Vote on your favorite car. There will be lots of food and drink provided by the Lions Club and Dhimiters of Eau Claire. In the afternoon watch the Skilled Driving Event.

Carson Park 100 Carson Park Dr., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Community

Fri. Jun. 14 5-10am

Breakfast in the Valley

Celebrate the importance of agriculture in our local economy. Menu: scrambled eggs with ham, cheese, onions and mushrooms, muffins, sliced cheeses, cheese curds, bananas, coffee, milk and juice, traditional dessert of custard, corn flakes and strawberries.

Eau Claire County Expo Center 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 for adults, $3 for children 3-12, 2 and younger are free

Age: All Ages

Food & Drink

Wed. Jun. 19 5-8:30pm

June Dairy Day Dinner

Since 1970, the Chamber has celebrated the continued success of local farmers with a Farmer Appreciation Dinner. The whole community is invited to enjoy us at the fairgrounds for a great grilled chicken dinner with live entertainment

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: $6

Hot Spots

Sat. Jun. 22 10am

Lake Menomin Water X

2-day weekend of IWA Watercross racing action. Includes food, beverages, vendors, and a great community to explore. Racing starts each day at 10am, and live music from Rattlefoot at 7pm on Saturday.

Wakanda Park Wakanda Park Rd. and Pine Ave. E, Menomonie

Cost: $10/day, $15 weekend for Adults (13+); FREE for 12 and under; $5 discount before May 31

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Thu. Jul. 11 8-10pm

Hairball at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair

See Hairball, "A Bombastic Celebration of Arena Rock," at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair. VIP seats are $125, Infield $20, and Grandstand is free. Infield and Grandstand Seats do not include fair admission.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: VIP $125, Infield $20, Grandstand FREE

Age: 21+

Hot Spots

Fri. Jul. 12 8-10pm

Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy and DJ Sinister

See Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy & DJ Sinister at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair.

Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds 225 Edward St., Chippewa Falls

Cost: VIP $125, Premium $50, Reserve $30, Grandstand $20

Age: 21+

Visual Art

Sat. Jul. 27 11am-7pm

Chalkfest

Imagine a campus overtaken by a day-long firestorm of creativity and positive community energy, culminating in yards and yards of sidewalk space displaying amazing chalk artwork. That's Chalkfest. It's part urban art festival and part family-friendly fun.

Lower Campus, UWEC Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Kids

Sat. Aug. 3 6-9pm

Family Night in the Park

Centered in Phoenix Park, the festival highlights family life in Downtown and the City of Eau Claire. Activities include sports, demonstrations, vendors, and an outdoor movie on a giant inflatable screen.

Phoenix Park 330 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

Hot Spots

Sat. Aug. 10 2-8pm

RiverFest: Pure Water Days

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Chippewa Falls with Live music by Contradiction and Contingency, Food Trucks, Car Show, Kubb Tournament, Antique, craft and Art vendors, Beer Garden, Kid Zone with giant inflatables, Rock climbing wall, games and prizes. Held rain or shine.

Chippewa Falls Main Street downtown 1 South Bridge Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages