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

Event Information:

  • Sat

    Seeley Hills Classic

    Seeley, WI 54843

    During the Covid-19 pandemic, racers will experience a more physically distanced start area, less congestion on course, and separate race times for the 22K and 42K races. No indoor spaces will be available and there will be no post-race party. However, there will be epic skiing on the Birkie Trail- and the course will start and finish in Seeley at OO!

    The Seeley Hills Classic is the second-largest annual classic cross-country ski event on the Birkebeiner Trail. The 42K race is an American Birkebeiner qualifying race.


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