Events Calendar

Are you looking for an event to attend during your northern Wisconsin vacation? Use the narrow your search feature at the right to select a month or range of dates for a list of organized events going on during your stay.

Or feel free to submit your own Florence County public event that might appeal to our visitors and/or our seasonal property owners.

FHS Tech Fair
May 10, 2017 (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Location: Florence High School Gymnasium, 400 Olive Ave, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Wendy, 715-528-3294
Admission Fee: free

Public is welcome and can discuss job opportunities with area businesses. The goal of the Tech Fair is to expose students to STEAM career and technical information that will help them make informed decisions when preparing for careers now and in the future. Companies will have tables where they will display their products and discuss career options with interested students. Fab Lab and Technical Education students will also have projects displayed to demonstrate their learnings to the company representatives.

12:30-1:00Freshmen & Sophomores tour event
1:05-1:35Juniors & Seniors tour event
1:40-1:55High School: Keynote from Wiscinson Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch
2:00-2:307th & 8th Grade tour event
2:30-3:00Students who have a table and are showcasing their projects will talk with area business people

New this year in the auditorium, we are hosting an alumni industry panel who will explain the duties of their STEAM related jobs, what they did right in H.S. and what they might do differently based on their real world learnings if they could do it all over.

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Florence Town Rummage and Sidewalk Sale
June 3, 2017 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: Along US Hwy. 2 in downtown Florence, watch for signs, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Chris Knepper, 715-528-5477
Admission Fee: free

Rummage Sales will be held all over the picturesque town of Florence and surrounding areas, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Bargains will be found in and around the town. Watch for Signs as you drive thru Florence on US Hwy. 2. Maps are available at local businesses. Tables will be also set up where Market Days is held in the park. The Florence Geology Club will hold a Rock Swap and Sale in the Community Center Pavillion. Lunch specials will also be available.

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Quilt Show & Strawberry Social
June 24, 2017 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: Florence Historical Society and The Webb Judge House, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Debbie DeMuri, 715-528-3597
Admission Fee: No Fee. Strawber

Florence County 10th Annual Quilt Show & Strawberry Social. Craft show featuring Local Crafters & Vendors.

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Long Lake Volunteer Fire Department Parade/Picnic
July 1, 2017 (11:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Location: Long Lake, Wi, Long lake, 54542
Contact Name: Rayne, 906-396-7277
Admission Fee: Free

Parade, games, food, raffles, drinks

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Fireworks over Fisher Lake
July 4, 2017

Location: Fisher Lake, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Joe Witynski
Admission Fee: Free

Florence Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks over Fisher Lake

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Kids Hooked on Fishing
July 8, 2017 (8:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Location: Lake Emily Park: From Florence take County Rd. "N" three miles South, than West on County Rd. "D" two miles. (watch for signs)., Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Judy Waite, (715) 528-4441
Admission Fee: This is a free e

This is a KAMO (Kids and Mentors Outdoors) event.

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Badwater Bass Tourney 2017
July 15, 2017 (6:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: Vagabond Park, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Lori Moore, 715-528-5377
Admission Fee: $75/boat

Registration Form 2017

This Annual Bass Fishing Tournament at Vagabond Park on Twin Falls Flowage is sure to become a summer favorite. Either a Wisconsin or Michigan fishing licence can be used for this tournament. The tournament registration begins at 5am with a 6am start time. Weigh in is scheduled for 2pm. The cost is $75/boat with a 50 boat maximum so register early. There is a $2500 minimum pot. The place to be on July 15th is the Badwater Bass Tourney....... See you there!

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Spread Eagle Art Show
July 16, 2017

Location: The Chuckwagon, 760 FDR Lane, Spread Eagle, 54121
Contact Name: Audra, 715-696-6220
Admission Fee: Free

Spread Eagle Art Show at The Chuckwagon in Spread Eagle, Wisconsin

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123rd Annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Tournament
July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

Location: Florence Fire Hall and Community Center, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Joe Witynski

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123rd Annual Upper Peninsula Volunteer Firefighters Tournament
Florence Fire Department Centennial

-Schedule of Events-

(All times are Central Standard Time)

Friday July 28th 2017

9:00a.m. to 3p.m.Registration: Florence Fire Hall and Community Center
10:00a.m.U.P. Fire Chiefs Meeting – Dina Mia
1:00p.m.U.P.V.F.A. Credentials Meeting – Dina Mia
2:00p.m.U.P.V.F.A. Convention Meeting – Dina Mia

-Race Captains Meeting to Follow Convention Meeting-

6:00p.m.Dress Parade Line Up – Alley Between Central & Florence Ave.
7:00p.m.Dress Parade – US Highway 2 Downtown Florence
8:00p.m.Street Dance – Fire Hall (Under Tent), Music by “Next Myle”
9:30p.m.Shirttail Parade Line Up – Alley Between Central & Florence Ave.
10:00p.m.Shirttail Parade – US Highway 2 Downtown Florence

Saturday July 29th 2017

8:00a.m.Association Race Meeting – Florence Fire Hall
8:30a.m.Captain’s Meeting – Florence Fire Hall
9:00a.m.Races – Lake Ave. between Fire & Rescue Halls
8:00p.m.Firefighter’s Ball – Fire Hall (Under Tent), Music by “Boogie and The Yoyoz”
10:00p.m.Raffle & Awards Ceremony – at Firefighter’s Ball (Under Tent)

Sunday July 30th 2017

10:30a.m.Line Up for Commercial Parade - Alley Between Central and Florence Ave.
11:00a.m.Commercial Parade – US Highway 2 Downtown Florence
Closing Ceremonies and Overall Awards. Immediately after all scores have been added up. – Florence Fire Hall

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Aurora Mud Runs
Aug. 6, 2017

Location: George Weber Memorial Park, 54121
Admission Fee: $5.00

Aurora Mud Runs held at George Weber Memorial Park

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Florence County Fair
Aug. 25, 2017 - Aug. 27, 2017

Location: Florence County Fairgrounds

*1/3 mile south of US Hwy 2, 5505 County Hwy N, Florence WI, 54121
Contact Name: Jessica Klumpp, 906-282-9152

The Florence County Fair -- A Fair to Remember!
August 25, 26 and 27th, 2017

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There is a $5.00 admission fee for ages 13 and up. Children 12 and under are free. Admission fee covers the full weekend.

If you have questions, please e-mail .

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Classic Car, Motorcyle & Tractor Show
Aug. 27, 2017 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Location: Florence County Fair Park
1/3 mile South of US 2 in Florence, WI, 5505 County Highway N, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Jessica Klumpp, 906-282-9152
Admission Fee: $5.00

Classic Car, Motorcyle & Tractor Show
Florence County Fair on August 27th, 2017

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Hunters All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 16, 2017 (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Location: Florence Community Center, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Greg Novak, 715-528-4267
Admission Fee: $8.00 Adults

The Hiram D. Fisher Masonic Lodge #222 with be having their Annual Masonic Scholarship Fundraiser.
A Hunter's Dinner. All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti. Please join in for delicious food and at the same time help the Masonic Lodge #222 give the most beneficial gift of scholarships to our young citizens of this area.
Kids 12 and under are only $5

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State Bank of Florence
Steamin' Joe Coffeehouse
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