Presque Isle Days

Presque Isle, WI  |  June 24th & 25th, 2017

Request your Passport to Presque Isle from the Chamber (after 6/15). Passports contain information on Presque Isle Days and also features a page for youth 12 & under to fill with stamps. Earn stamps by completing activities at participating restaurants over the weekend, Fri., June 23 to Sun., June 25. Completed passports can be dropped off at Sunday's Outdoor Street Fair entrance by 2pm for a chance to win a Grand-prize Giveaway, drawn at 3:30pm following the locals' Lumberjack Competition.

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Saturday, June 24th

5K/10K Run & Kids fun Run

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We welcome runners, walkers, strollers, and leashed dogs.  Our 2017 route starts off along our historic rearing ponds, and heads through pine, hardwood, and river-lined backroads — roads are paved or hard crushed gravel. A FREE Kids Bobber Run Around the Pond follows for youth 12 & under. All young runners receive a special “FINISHER” prize.

RUN/WALK Schedule:

  • Same Day Registration 8:00am
  • All Wilderness Run Participants Check-In by 8:30am
  • 10K Run Start and 5K Walkers 9am | Run Start 9:25am
  • Kids Fun Run ~10:00am
  • Awards and Other Activities to Follow

Silent Sports Demo Day

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The 2017 Run/Walk is followed by a Silent Sports Demo Day, ongoing until 3pm and including:

 

Sunday, June 25th

lumberjack Shows & Competition

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Captivating audiences for the past 25 years, Timberwork's Lumberjack Shows provides images of man against the impossible, competing in a sport derived out of a nation's heritage. Crowd participation is encouraged!

FREE OLYMPICS OF THE FOREST
SHOWS at 11am & 1pm

  • Speed Carving and Obstacle Pole Racing
  • Axe Throwing and Log Rolling
  • Speed Climbing and More!
  • Comedy and Cultural History to boot!
  • Amateur Team Competition at 2:30pm - Teams of Two Sponsored by: Jacks Jigs, Stormy Kromer, and The Retreat Bar. Cheer on these brave souls!!

Outdoor Street Fair

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We have 75+ vendors featuring local artisans and crafts with many handmade items, as well as our area groups providing activities and services throughout the day, including:

  • GATES OPEN 9am-4pm
  • Frog & Turtle Races (BYO Critter) @ 10am
  • Live Music - Ron Harrison 9:30am-12pm
  • Live Music - Barefoot Wonder 1-4pm
  • Shantytown Station & Logger Cemetery Walks - on the hour 11am-3pm
  • Chainsaw Carving Demo by the Fire Department - Ongoing
  • "A Tale of Paul Bunyan" by our local Reader's Theater Denim 'N Dessert at 12:15pm
  • Pig Roast & Sweet Corn, Beer Tent & Fair Foods in the Lions Tent. 1/2 price specials at 3pm!
  • Annual Book Sale and Perennial Plant Sale by the Friends of the Library and Beautification Committee


Presque Isle Days marketing is funded in part by the State of Wisconsin's Department of Tourism.

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