Festivals & Events

You’ll find a full calendar of events all year long in Oneida County’s friendly communities, from fun Northwoods food festivals and community celebrations to arts attractions and scenic rides. Whether you’re visiting northern Wisconsin in spring, summer, fall, or winter, you’re sure to find an event that appeals to you.

Learn about some of Oneida County’s top annual events below or use the listings on this page to find upcoming events.

Featured events

Main Street Memories Car Show – Tomahawk

Each Memorial Day weekend, Tomahawk hosts one of Wisconsin’s largest and best classic car shows. See some of the finest trucks and cars ever to grace America’s roadways. Hot rods, classic cars and muscle cars all line the streets of Tomahawk for this fun event. Learn more

Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn – Rhinelander

See works from more than 150 Midwestern artists at this annual art fair in early June on the lawn of the historic Oneida County Courthouse in downtown Rhinelander. Learn more

Snowshoe Baseball – Lake Tomahawk

For more than 50 years, local residents and visitors alike have turned out every summer to take in these modified baseball games played with a softball, no gloves, and (you guessed it) snowshoes. Lake Tomahawk hosts games every Monday night in June, July, and August, and food and drinks are available for spectators. Learn more

Hodag Country Festival – Rhinelander

If you love country music, you need to be in Rhinelander in July for the annual Hodag Country Festival. Join 30,000 country music fans for four days of live shows by some of the biggest names in country music. Learn more about the Hodag Country Festival

Oneida County Fair – Rhinelander

Since 1896, this family-friendly event has welcomed visitors from across Oneida County, the Northwoods, and the state to take in exhibitions, enjoy rides and midway games, and

Northwoods Fall Ride – Tomahawk

For more than 40 years, tens of thousands of motorcyclists have visited Tomahawk in Wisconsin’s Northwoods  every September to participate in the Fall Ride, which takes bikers on the scenic highways of Oneida and Lincoln counties and raises money for charities like Wounded Warriors and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Learn more

Beef-A-Rama – Minocqua

Beef-a-Rama™ is a celebration of everything beef. Held annually on the last weekend in September, this fun-filled festival includes the Rump Roast Run and a Parade of Beef. There’s also a special “Calf Mile” race for kids. Beef-a-Rama™ features cook-offs, games for all ages, live music and great food. Learn more about Beef-a-Rama™

Community events

  • See more Minocqua Area events here.
  • See more Rhinelander events here.
  • See more Three Lakes events here.
  • See more Tomahawk events here.
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