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 Lions Pre-Fat Bike Race

    9:00 AMBirkie Hwy 00 Trailhead

    25 Mile Expert ~ 17 Mile Sport ~ 10 Mile Citizen ~ 17 Mile Fat Bike + a Kids Race Cub Event Race
    Awards - Silent auction - 3 person Team competition - Bike Expo & Demo Friday Night - Complimentary Lunch and Beverage

    The PreFat is the Seeley Lions major annual fundraiser that allows us to carry out the many yearly projects we carry out to provide help and service to our local community. Our sponsors and you participants make this possible!

    Additional race information and registration can be found at