The Hayward Area is proud to be home to many world-class events, along with historical and cultural festivals each year. The finest athletes in the world compete annually in the Lumberjack World Championships, American Birkebeiner cross country ski marathon, and the Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival mountain bike race. Join us for the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce Musky Festival, Hayward’s largest community event every June, or celebrate the beautiful culture and tradition of the Lac Courte Oreilles Tribe at the Honor the Earth Powwow.

Please check out the Calendar of Events for a more comprehensive look at all of the area happenings!

Upcoming Events

  • Sat
    5:30 PMThe Steakhouse and Lodge

    The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the fifth annual Red Dress Gala.  Join us for an elegant evening of fundraising for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign while honoring five outstanding women in the Hayward area!

    The gala will take place at The Steakhouse and Lodge on March 3rd, with a social hour beginning at 5:30 and dinner at 6:30 followed by inspiring presentations, live and silent auctions, and an awards ceremony.  Tickets are available at the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce office located in downtown Hayward, at The Steakhouse and Lodge, or by calling 715-634-8662.

    Nominate a Special Woman....

    The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for their Red Dress Gala Awards.  We are looking to honor women who have made a difference in their community.  Click on the link below to nominate the woman you believe to an outstanding individual in their field.

    2018 RD nomination form

    Red Dress Gala Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Fri
    Hayward Wi Main Street

    Hayward's largest community festival celebrating Wisconsin's Northwoods and our great fishing tradition.
    The weekend includes the sidewalk sales, large handmade art & craft show, live music, children's games, a car show, mouth-watering food booths, 5K/ Run/Walk and 10K Run as well as a Minnow Run for those 12 and younger, catch & release fishing contest, fishing photo contest, a carnival and large street dances featuring Midwest known music groups on Friday and Saturday nights. The whole weekend concludes with the Grand Parade on Sunday down Main Street.




  • Sat
    9:00 AMHayward Wi Main Street

    All new this year- Join in on the fun at the 2018 Fall Fest Relay for Life fun run!  Sign up today!

    2018 Relay for Life 5k Fun Run


    FF 2018 Application - Art

  • Thu
    5:30 PMSeven Winds Casino and Convention Center
  • Sun