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.
Sat18Jan2020Seeley, WI 54843
The Seeley Hills Classic is the second largest annual cross country ski event on the American Birkebeiner Trail. The 46K race is a qualifying race for the American Birkebeiner.
The ski race starts at 10:00 am. at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead in Cable, WI. A high school and middle school race is also part of this event. The 46K race will ski south on the Birkie Skate Trail, turn around at OO, and return north on the Classic Trail. The 20K race will ski south on the Birkie Skate Trail to the Highpoint, then make its way back to the American Birkebeiner Trailhead on the Classic Trail.
Awards, registration and more information can be found at http://www.s
Sat08Feb2020Birkie Trail, Hayward, WI 54843
This Lions Club Fundraiser and FUN race has no equal when it comes to preparing one mentally and physically for the American Birkebeiner. In other words, once you have completed the Pre-Birkie you will have the confidence to take on the mother of all XC marathon races, the American Birkebeiner.
Every skier will receive a special Pre-Birkie sweatshirt and all skiers who pre-register prior to Jan 15 will get their sweatshirt at the spaghetti feed/late registration or on race day late registration at the VFW. Come and enjoy the day with the Hayward Lions at our Pre-Birkie the “Best Birkie prep race in the Midwest”.
Sat15Feb20208 am - 2 pmHwy K Boat Landing on Lac Courte Oreilles
Walleyes for Northwest Wisconsin accomplishes this by supporting conservation practices, focus on water quality, improving our fish habitat by involvement with weed control projects and working with the WDNR as needed to accomplish mutual goals.
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Fri06Mar2020Sat07Mar2020Birkie Trail, Hayward, WI
On the World Famous Birkie Trail in Cable, Wisconsin, the Fat Bike Birkie is the premier on snow bike event in North America. Riders test their skill and endurance on the professionally groomed American Birkebeiner Ski Trail!
Two days of fun:
Friday, March 6 – Check out the Fat Bike Birkie EXPO and Fat Bike Demos!
Saturday, March 7 – Race day and a Post-Race Party in the Great Hall!
For registration and more information see: http://www.birk
ie.com/bike/eve nts/fat-bike-bi rkie/
Sat21Mar20205:30 pm - 11 pmThe Steakhouse and Lodge
Beat the winter blues with a fun & formal night out for dinner, live music, and a great cause! The 1st Annual Spring Gala will include social hour, appetizers, dinner, and music held at the Steakhouse & Lodge. Doors open at 5:30 with music by Molly & The Danger Band starting at 8.
$150/Couple. Limited tickets are available starting January 30.
Your ticket enters you in for cash prize drawings: 1 $500 grand prize and 5 $100 prizes.
Free will donation throughout the evening for HORSE SPIRIT
For more information call the Hayward Area Chamber office at 715-634-8662
Fri15May2020Sat16May2020Lake Chippewa Campground, 8380 N County Road CC, Hayward, WI 54843
The Annual Fishing Event where FHNB takes 100-150 people fishing on Friday & Saturday on the Chippewa Flowage. These are two jam-packed days filled with friends, fishing, evening meals and lots of fun!
FHNB asks that anyone wishing to participate or volunteer for the event download the forms from this website: www.haywardfhnb.org or contact their office.
Phone: 715-634-3185 x 4
Fishing Has No Boundaries
PO Box 375
Hayward, WI 54843
Fri26Jun2020Sun28Jun2020Downtown Hayward, WI
The largest community festival in Hayward is proud to celebrate 71 years of great fishing tradition, family, fun, and the beautiful Wisconsin Northwoods. This year's event is presented by Adventure RV & Powersports.
New Location for 2020 on Dakota Avenue! The festival weekend kicks off with something for the whole family: a carnival and children's games, sidewalk sales, a large handmade art & craft show, live music, and mouth-watering food booths! The celebration continues with a catch & release fishing contest, fishing photo contest, and large street dances featuring Midwest known music groups on Friday and Saturday nights. The whole weekend concludes on Sunday with a 5K run/walk, a 10K run, as well as a kid's Minnow Run for those 12 and younger, and finally the Grand Parade in historic downtown Hayward.
We hope you can join our community in celebrating this exciting milestone!
Visit: muskyfest.com for more information
Thu30Jul2020Sat01Aug2020Lumberjack World Championships, 15670 W County Highway B, Hayward, WI 54843
The world's best lumberjack athletes compete to determine the best in the World! Preliminaries Thursday and Friday with the finals Saturday. No Sunday performance.
Please visit http://www.lumb
erjackworldcham pionships.com or call 715-634-2484 for more information.
Fri31Jul2020Sun02Aug2020Grand View, Wisconsin 54839
Proudly sponsored by the Grand View Volunteer Fire Department in conjunction with their Annual Homecoming Picnic weekend, the Firehouse 50 is a bicycle road race of 50.5 miles beginning and ending in Grand View, Wisconsin. This wonderfully scenic race takes you on blacktop roads winding through the pristine Chequamegon National Forest around Lake Namakagon and Lake Owen. This is also a full weekend of music, food, and fun, including: Ride the Divide, a shortened version of the Firehouse 50, individual or team time trials that let you tackle the course at your own pace, a 15K and 2-Mile Fun Run, live music, concessions, beer stand, a raffle and games for all, and a variety of merchandise and clothing to browse.
Sat22Aug2020Hayward, Cable, Drummond and Bayfield Areas
Share an amazing ride experience between two iconic northern towns - a historic lumbering town surrounded with beautifully clear inland lakes and a historic fishing village on the beautiful shores of the largest fresh-water lake in North America, with a purpose to benefit healthy lifestyle through clean sport and cycling.
The Gitche Gumee Gran Fondo is a mass-start cycling event in the spirit and tradition of the great Italian cyclosportives. Launched in 2017, riders gathered at the start in one of the Midwest's most popular vacation destination towns of Hayward, Wisconsin to embark on an adventure route through the northern Wisconsin forests to the historic fishing village of Bayfield, Wisconsin.
The ride will start in Hayward, Cable or Drummond depending on your ride route and wind along 100, 80 or 60 miles of scenic, paved Wisconsin back-country roads, several river crossings, and traverses the Continental Divide. The ride starts at 8 am in Hayward and finishes on Bayfield’s Lake Superior shoreline. Return-Transportation provided; Cyclists of all abilities/ages welcome!
Visit www.gitchegumeegranfondo.com/ for more information or to register today!
To enthusiastic off-road bicyclists from across the country, the annual trek to the Chequamegon Mountain Bike Festival presented by Trek means fat tire racing and fat tire fun. Each year in mid-September, thousands of mountain bikers descend on the towns of Cable and Hayward in northwestern Wisconsin to take on the off-road bicycle tests of endurance and agility offered throughout the weekend.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or daytime phone number is 952-229-7330
Fri25Sep2020Sat26Sep2020Birkie Ridge Trailhead
New venue in 2020! The Birkie Trail Run Festival will start & finish at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead, in Cable, WI! The nine events will traverse the rolling hills and twists & turns of the famous Birkie Trail, as well as single-track sections of the CAMBA trail system. You’ll see beautiful vistas from atop Mt. Telemark, run by crisp cool waters, all amidst the beautiful forests of northwest Wisconsin. The Birkie Trail Run Festival has a friendly north woods vibe, awesome Vendor Fair, a finish-line party with hot lunch, cold Earth Rider craft beer, root beer, on-site camping, bonfires, and much more. Make it a weekend of fun with family and friends! If you love to run on a great trail in the midst of nature, this is the event to put on your calendar NOW. Hills for breakfast anyone? See you in September!
Visit www.birkie.com/run/events/birkie-trail-run/ for more information on registration and race day festivities.
Sat26Sep2020Downtown Hayward, WI
The Hayward Fall Festival is an annual tradition that celebrates the changing of the seasons with fine art & craft booths, sidewalk sales, wonderful food vendors, a brat, beer and wine tent, kids activities and live music in downtown Hayward. Relay for Life of Sawyer County also hosts a 5K Run/Walk - visit their website to register! Thousands of people from all over help our area celebrate during this one-day event.
Sat26Sep2020Sun27Sep2020Hwy M Cable, WI
The fall colors won't be the only things bursting to life this fall. The Cable Area Fall Fest, held annually the last weekend of September, offers visitors of every age entertaining opportunities sure to make this your favorite festival of the year. Cornstalks, hay bales, and pumpkins line the roads throughout the Cable community. Live music, car, motorcycle and truck show, arts and crafts vendors, and incredible food vendors fill the streets all for your enjoyment.
For more information or a detailed schedule of events, contact the Cable Area Chamber of Commerce (800-533-7454)
Sat03Oct2020Stone Lake, WI 54876
Stone Lake hosts over 30,000 guests on this day of festivities and fun. Our volunteer festival staff will be ready to serve you by taking care of all the details of the event. The cranberry marshes will be ready once again to show off their operations for they have much to boast about. On the first Saturday in October Over 300 vendors, artisans, crafters, food and hospitality areas will be ready to take good care of you.
Because of continued support from wonderful people like you, over the last three years alone our organization donated over $100,000 to local area youth and non-profit organizations in Sawyer and Washburn Counties. Your support made this happen. THANK YOU AND HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE FEST!!!!
715-865-3378 (seasonal phone line)
Fri27Nov2020Sat19Dec2020Downtown Hayward, WI
Founded in 2010, A "Lure" of Lights makes Hayward shine even brighter because it paints the downtown in lights. Families visit the area to create new memories and holiday traditions. Each year A "Lure" of Lights strives to create family-centered events, parades, light shows, and contests that draw visitors to the area to experience the true beauty of Hayward and become a destination during the holiday season. A "Lure" of Lights is solely run by volunteers and funded through donations.