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.

Fireman's Ball
Feb. 24, 2018 (5:00 pm)

Location: Encore on Central Ballroom, 748 Central Ave, Florence, WI, 54121
Contact Name: Joe Witynski, 715-528-5499
Admission Fee: $5

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018 you won't want to miss the Florence Volunteer Fire Departments "Fireman's Ball". Doors open at the Encore on Central Ballroom at 5pm. Admission is $5. The meat raffle is from 5-8pm and the band Next Myle rocks the house from 8pm until Midnight.

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Pete "Toad" Church Ice Fishing Derby
Feb. 24, 2018 (6:00 am - 3:30 pm)

Location: Pine River Flowage, Power Dam Road, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Aurora-Homestead Conservation Club, 715-589-4400
Admission Fee: $7.00

Pete "Toad" Church Ice Fishing Derby sponsored by the Aurora-Homestead Conservation Club is February 24th on the Pine River Flowage. Entry fee is $7.00 for adults, with kids 12 and under free.
Registration starts at 6:00 am on the ice. Or you can pre-register at Bob's Midland in Aurora.
Cash prizes will be awarded, and food and soda will be available.

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Keyes Peak Winterfest
Mar. 3, 2018 (11:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Location: Keyes Peak Ski Hill, Hwy 101 4 miles south of Florence, Florence, WI, 54121
Admission Fee: $15

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The Annual Keyes Peak Winterfest event is on Saturday, March 3rd at Keyes Peak Ski Hill 4 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101.

It only costs $15/person for a whole day of skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing and games ($5 for season pass holders). This price includes your lift ticket, free rental equipment and the chance to take part in other fun activities. The event runs from 11:00 am -4pm and the lift ticket is good until hill closing at 9:00 pm. This is a great family value! Activities include human bowling, snow ball launch competitions and expert disc golfers will be on hand to teach you how to disc golf. Make sure to try the fastest tube run in our region! Helmets are provided. A shorter tube run is available for young children.

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Sis's Florence County Fair Smear Tournament
Mar. 10, 2018 (5:00 pm)

Location: Florence County Community Center, 749 Central Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Shelly VanPembrook, 715-528-3595
Admission Fee: $10.00 per perso

Sis's Florence County Fair will be again be having their Smear Tournament on March 10th, 2018 at the Florence Community Center.

Registration begins at 5:00pm
Tournament starts at 6:00pm

Prizes awarded for 1st through 5th places
4 Point Smear Game $10.00 per person

Beer, soda and sandwiches available for purchase. No carry-ins please

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Sustainable Forestry Conference
Apr. 19, 2018 (7:30 am - 3:30 pm)

Location: Encore of Central, 740 Central Avenue, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Sabrina Leffler, 715-528-4480
Admission Fee: $30 per person
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14th Annual Sustainable Forestry Conference

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Florence County Historical Society Museum Open June - September
June 9, 2018 - Sep. 8, 2018 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Contact Name: Debra DeMuri, 715-528-3597
Admission Fee: FREE

On June 9th, 2018 the Florence County Historical Society will open the Museum at 201 Florence Avenue

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Fireworks over Fisher Lake
July 4, 2018

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

Florence Volunteer Fire Department Fireworks over Fisher Lake

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Badwater Bass Tourney 2018
July 14, 2018 (6:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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

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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 $2400 minimum pot. The place to be on July 14th is the Badwater Bass Tourney....... See you there!

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Keyes Peak Summerfest & Pig Roast
Aug. 4, 2018 (12:00 pm - 11:00 pm)

Location: Keyes Lake Park, 4960 County Highway 101, Florence, 54121
Contact Name: Brent DallaGrana, 715-528-3272
Admission Fee: $7 (12< free)

The 30th Annual Annual Keyes Peak Summerfest & Pig Roast is Saturday, August 6th from noon-11pm. Come enjoy great food and live music on Keyes Lake, 3 miles south of Florence on Hwy 101. The Steeno’s perform from noon-3, Wiskey Stil plays from 3 – 7 and the band OZ will rock from 7 until 11. Proceeds benefit Keyes Peak Ski Hill.

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Aurora Mud Runs
Aug. 5, 2018

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. 24, 2018 - Aug. 26, 2018

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 24, 25 and 26th, 2018

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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. 26, 2018 (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 26th, 2018

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Hunters All You Can Eat Chicken and Spaghetti Dinner
Nov. 15, 2018 (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Location: Florence Community Center, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Greg Novak, 715-927-3339
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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9th Annual Christmas in Florence
Dec. 1, 2018 (10:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Location: Florence High School, 425 Olive Avenue, Florence, Wisconsin, 54121
Contact Name: Chris Knepper, 715-528-5477
Admission Fee: FREE

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Florence, WI --- On Saturday, December 1st from 10 am until 3 pm the Chamber of Commerce is hosting 9th Annual Christmas in Florence at the Florence High School gym and cafeteria. There will be over 70 vendors in the gym offering a large variety of unique hand-made arts and craft items as well as other gifts for sale to help you with your Christmas shopping. There are many activiites for kids. Sitting on Santa's lap is always a big hit as well as listening to stories from Mrs. Claus. They arrive at 10:30am. Your children will love making hands-on craft projects with our FHS TORPEDOS students. Homemade Chili, Christmas cookies and other delicious food items will be for sale in the cafeteria. The musical Yadro family if performing in the Library from 10am-11am. And the FHS Jazz Band and Show Choir are performing in the auditorium from 11am-noon. This event is free and includes a chance to win many door prizes.

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