Presque Isle Days

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

Request your Passport to Presque Isle from the Chamber (after 6/5). Passports contain coupons and feature 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 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, joggers, walkers, strollers, and leashed dogs.  Our 2017 route starts off along our historic rearing ponds, and 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” t-shirt.

RUN/WALK Schedule:

  • Same Day Registration 8:00am
  • All Wilderness Run Participants Check-In by 8:30am
  • 10K Run Start 9am | Walkers and 5K 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:

  • SUP and Kayak Demos
  • Guided Nature Walks by The Discovery Center
  • Lake Pontoon Cruises
  • Bike-related Event by the Wilderness Pedalers
  • Picnic Lunches and Buckets ‘O Beer... onsite or take to go.
  • HUGE Annual Book Sale at the P.I. Community Library

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, and at the end of each performance, one lucky fan take shome a wooden chair carved and autographed by one of the show's Lumberjacks! Entrance is FREE!

OLYMPICS OF THE FOREST SHOWS at 11am & 1pm

  • Speed Carving
  • Obstacle Pole Race
  • Axe Throw
  • Speed Climb
  • Logrolling
  • Springboard Chop
  • Comedy & Cultural History
  • Amateur Team Competition at 2:30pm

Outdoor Street Fair & More To Do

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We have 70+ vendors featuring local artisans and crafts with many handmade items, as well as our area groups providing activities and services throughout the day, including:

  • Frog & Turtle Races (BYO Critter)
  • Shantytown Station & Logger Cemetery Walks
  • Chainsaw Carving Demonstrations
  • Shantytown Play by Denim 'N Dessert
  • Brats to Thai Wraps, Beer Tent & Fair Foods
  • Perennial Plant Sale and Annual Book Sale


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

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