Local Calendar of Events

No matter what time of year you stay at our Sparta, Wisconsin bed and breakfast, there is always something going on in the area.  You will find all manner of events in Sparta, La Crosse, and the surrounding areas for your entertainment.

Area Events

No matter what time of year you stay at our Sparta bed and breakfast, there is always something going on in the area.  You will find all manner of Wisconsin events in Sparta, La Crosse, and the surrounding areas for your entertainment.


 2017 Calendar of Events for Area -click on links for more information

Jan 16-18- Winter Rec-Fest, see Schedule, La Crosse
Feb 3-4- Westby Snowflake Ski Jump, Westby – GREAT WINTER EVENT!
Feb 10- Candlelight Snowshoe Hike– Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center,
Feb 23-25- MOSES Organic Farming Conference takes place at La Crosse Center
March 4 – Monroe County Historical Spring Craft Show @ the Sparta High School
April 22-  Between the Bluffs Beer Wine & Cheese Festival, La Crosse
May 1-  State Bike Trails Opening event
, Sparta Chamber of Commerce
May-  TBA First day for Farmer’s Market, Sparta
May 14- 2017 UW-La Crosse Graduation
May 29  Memorial Day Parade, Sparta
May 24-  Concerts in the Park, Evan Bosshard Park
*Wednesday evenings May 24 – August 30th, 7-9pm
June 2-3 -Wisconsin State Track & Field Championships. UW-LaCrosse
June 8-11- Sparta Butterfest
June 16-17- Midsummer Fest- Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley
June 23-26- Budweiser Dairyland Super National Pull, Tomah
June 30 – July 4 Riverfest-La Crosse
July 4- Old Fashioned 4th of July, Memorial Park, Sparta
July ?- Men’s Softball Tournament, Memorial Park, Sparta
July 26-30 – Monroe County Fair-Monroe County Fairgrounds, Tomah
July ?- Women’s Softball Tournament, Memorial Park, Sparta
July 22- Sparta Crazy Daze, Sparta Community
July 28-30- City Wide Rummage Sale, Sparta Community
Aug 18-20- Wilton Wood Turtle Days, Wilton Community
August 11-13- Irish Fest, La Crosse
August 5- Threshing Bee – Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley
August 18-20- Leon Gatorfest, Town of Leon
August, Sept- Last Fri, Sat & Sunday of the Month–  Downtown Sparta Craft Fair
September 13-14- Honorary Citizens! w/the Sparta Ambassadors (TBA)
September 16 & 17  Driftless Area Art Festival, Soldiers Grove, WI
September 22-24- Warrens CranFest, Warrens
Set 28 Oct 1- Octoberfest,  La Crosse
October 6 7- Civil War Immersion-Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center
October- Fri & Sat.  
House of Shadows 3 blocks from our B&B
*(all month long, not so scary & very scary times), Sparta

October ?- Fall Harvest Festival/Downtown Bash, Sparta
October- TBA Last day for Farmer’s Market, Sparta
November 4- Monroe County Historical Fall Craft Show @ the Sparta High School
November 5- Rails to Trails Marathon, Norwalk
December 1- Sparta’s Holiday ParadeHoliday Lights Group Lighting Ceremony- Evans Bosshard Park
December 2- Christmas Walk- 51th Annual, Sparta Area
December 1 & 2- Old Fashioned Christmas-Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center
December- TBA Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, Sparta Chamber
December Month Long- Holiday Lights in the Park, Evans Bosshard Park, Sparta
Dec 31-Jan 1- New Year’s Ball, Sparta

Sparta Event Calendar – read more


Concerts in the Park, Evan Bosshard Park, Sparta
*Wednesday evenings  2017 June – August , 7-9pm


Calendar of Events for La Crosse, WI and surrounding area (click on this link to see many more)