ANNUAL FAIRS, FESTIVALS & EVENTS


Baraboo hosts plenty of annual fairs, festivals and events. Click the tab below to view event details such as time and location.

ArtJune (formerly the Summer Art Classic held in August)

Third Weekend in June, the Saturday before Father's Day
June 16, 2018

The ArtJune arts festival (formerly the Summer Art Classic held in August) will showcase fine art sculptures, ceramics, paintings, jewlry, photography, glass, fiber art and more on the park-like Sauk County courthouse square in Baraboo. Rain or shine, explore original creative work available for purchase in this lovely setting. As in the past, the festival includes musical entertainment, poetry and food. Visit the Sauk County Art Association's website for more information.

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club Annual Show

Third Full Weekend in August
August 18-20, 2017

Take a step back in time and visit one of the Midwest's largest antique shows featuring antique tractors; steam engines; live field and other demonstrations; displays of antique cars, trucks and snowmobiles; models/miniatures, woodworking; and print shops. Food is available on the grounds with a huge flea market for the treasure hunters. Visit BadgerSteamAndGas.com for more information.

Badger Steam and Gas Engine Club Spring Swap Meet & Flea Market

First Weekend in May
May 4-6, 2018

Badger Steam & Gas Engine Club, gas engines, tractors, farm primitives, collectibles, tools, cars, trucks, parts and more. Food available on grounds. Free admission and free parking. Visit BadgerSteamAndGas.com for more information.

Baraboo's Big Top Parade & Circus Celebration

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Visit BigTopParade.com for more information.

Brew-Ha-Ha

Last Friday in June
June 22, 2018

Taste fabulous microbrews and other specialty beers as you wander through Downtown Baraboo. Participating merchants will each offer two unique beers for you to sample. Tickets go on sale at Bekah Kate's starting one month before the date of the event. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information.

Christmas Light Parade

Saturday, November 18, 2017
6:00 pm

See glittering lighted floats, reindeer and equestrian units, marching bands, and novelty units. Witness Santa as he lights the Official Downtown Baraboo Holiday Tree. After the parade, children and families are invited to visit with Santa and have their pictures taken. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information.

Concerts on the Square

Thursdays, June - August

Enjoy music on the lawn of the Sauk County Courthouse in historic downtown Baraboo. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the free entertainment beginning at 7:00 pm. There is something for everyone: blues, jazz, classical, big band and much, much more! Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for a complete concert schedule.

Devil's Lake Big Band Concerts

Select Saturdays during the Summer

Reminisce with music from a bygone era and dance on the hardwood floors of the historic North Shore Chateau. $10 cover charge and Wisconsin State Park vehicle sticker is required. Visit devilslakewisconsin.com for more information.

Devil's Lake Fish Fry

Fridays, Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy a traditional Wisconsin fish fry on the shore of Devil's Lake. Menu prices apply and Wisconsin State Park sticker is required. Serving 5:30 - 7:30 pm.

Devil's Lake Music in the Park

Last Sunday of the Month During the Summer

Join us on the lake for an evening of free entertainment. Outdoor concert along the north shore of the lake. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy! In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Chateau. Wisconsin State Park sticker is required. Visit DevilsLakeWisconsin.com for more information.

Downtown Baraboo Sunday Market

Sundays, May 28 - October 29, 2017

The Downtown Baraboo Sunday Market includes antiques, collectibles, crafts, produce and more. On the courthouse square on Oak Street, between 3rd and 4th Streets. Rain or shine. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information. 

Fall Art Tour

Third Full Weekend in October
October 20-22, 2017

Meet 45 area artists and watch them at work on this self-guided driving tour through Baraboo, Spring Green, Dodgeville and Mineral Point. Artists include potters, weavers, glassblowers, woodworkers, painters, jewelers, quilters, photographers and sculptors. Meet the artists, experience our work spaces and watch as we create unique works of art. A wide variety of high-quality artwork is available for purchase in every price range. Whether this is your first time on the fall art tour or if you've visited our studios every year for the past two decades, we look forward to spending this special weekend in October with you. 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. For more information, visit the Fall Art Tour website.

Fall Fair on the Square

Second Saturday in October
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Rain or shine. Admission is free. Over 150 artists and crafters, "Eat Street" food court, farmers' market, kids' entertainment and bounce houses, live music and performances. Check DowntownBaraboo.com for more information about the fair or becoming a vendor.

Fall Wine Walk

Friday Before Thanksgiving
Friday, November 17, 2017

Join Downtown Baraboo merchants for a wine tasting tour along with delicious food, entertainment, in-store promotions and a leisurely stroll around downtown with your friends! Tickets go on sale at 9:00 am one month prior to the event date at Bekah Kate's. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information.

Farmers' Market

Wednesdays & Saturdays, May - October

7:30 am - 1:00 pm Only Wisconsin-produced fruits, vegetables, meats, cheese, eggs, bakery items, flowers, plants, preserves, maple syrup, honey, herbs and herbal products offered directly from the people that make or grow them. Located in historic Downtown Baraboo on Oak Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information.

Historic Walking Tours of Downtown Baraboo

Memorial Day - Labor Day at 5:30 pm

Come and follow in the footsteps of the Ringling Brothers and see the legacy they left behind. Easy walking tour with three rest stops. Call to book a walk. Cost is $8 per person. This tour is also available as a rickshaw ride at $20 for two people. Call 608-963-2821 for details.

Rickshaw Tours

May - October

Enjoy a ride around historic Downtown Baraboo. Tours are only $20 for as many people as you can fit in cab. Call to book your tour. Also offering Haunted Rides, Churches of Baraboo and much more by appointment. Call 608-963-2821 to book your ride. 

Spring Fair on the Square

Second Saturday in May
Saturday, May 12, 2018

Rain or shine. Admission is free. Over 150 artists and crafters, "Eat Street" food court, farmers' market, kids' entertainment and bounce houses, live music and performances. Check DowntownBaraboo.com for more information about the fair or becoming a vendor.

Spring Wine Walk

First Friday in May
Friday, May 4, 2018

Join Downtown Baraboo merchants for a wine tasting tour along with delicious food, entertainment, in-store promotions and a leisurely stroll around downtown with your friends! Tickets go on sale at 9:00 am one month prior to the event date at Bekah Kate's. Visit DowntownBaraboo.com for more information.