January 12, 2020


Posted by: Jennifer


Start planning your 2020 Vacations and Time Away together. Here are many highlighted amazing events and festivals to help you do just start now and we will see you soon!

Jan 31- Feb 1- Snowflake Ski Jump Tournament, Westby, WI

Feb 15-17 Alpine State Ski & Snowboard Championships, La Crosse, WI

March 12- Tiffany Jenkins Coming to Sparta, WI. Open to the Public, Hosted by Sojourner’s Journey Inc.
6-9 pm, Sparta American Legion, need tickets.
March 14- Monroe County Historical Society’s Spring Arts & Craft Show, NEW LOCATION MEADOWVIEW INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 2020

April 24-26- Between the Bluffs Beer Wine & Cheese Festival, Southside Fest Grounds, La Crosse

May 2- TRAILS & TROUT CELEBRATION & State Bike Trails Opening, Sparta Chamber of Commerce

May 9- Festival Foods Grandad Half Marathon, La Crosse, WI

May- Kicks off May 15, Farmer’s Market at Mueller Square downtown Sparta
Saturdays: 8 am to 12 pm | Wednesdays: 3 pm to 6 pm

May 16-17- 2020 UW-La Crosse Graduation

May 25- Memorial Day Parade, Sparta

June 1- 6 WIAA Wisconsin State Track & Field Championships. UW-La Crosse

May 27- Concerts in the Park, Evan Bosshard Park
*Wednesday evenings May 27 – August 26, 7-9 pm

Free bike trails, fishing, parks and more!

June 5-7- June Dairy Days, West Salem, WI

June 11-14- Sparta Butterfest, parade on Sunday. (Second Weekend of June)

June 20- Midsummer Fest- Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley, WI

June 20- Big Blue Dragon Boat Race, Copeland Park, La Crosse, WI

June 25-27- Budweiser Dairyland Super National Pull, Tomah, WI

June 24 (Wed) - La Crosse Area Day, Miller Park, Milwaukee, WI

July 1-4- Riverfest - La Crosse. Fireworks on July 4, 2018

July 4- Old Fashioned 4th of July, Memorial Park, Sparta

July 9-11, 2020 COUNTRY BOOM, West Salem, WI

July 11- Art Fair on the Farm, - Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley

July 11- Driftless Music Festival, Viroqua, WI

July 15-19- La Crosse Interstate Fair, West Salem, WI

July 29 - Aug 2- Monroe County Fair-Monroe County Fairgrounds, Tomah, WI

July 25-26- AAUW Art Fair on the Green, UW-La Crosse

July 18 - Sparta Crazy Daze, Sparta Community

August 1,2,3 - City Wide Rummage Sale, Sparta Community

August 6,7,8 – Ashley For the Arts Arcadia, WI Music Festival. World-Class Family Summer Festival, art, music & entertainment.

August 14-16- Wilton Wood Turtle Days, Wilton Community

August 7-9- Irish Fest, Southside Fest Grounds, La Crosse

August 15- Threshing Bee – Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley, WI

August 14-16- Kornfest, Holmen, WI

August 14-16- Leon Gatorfest, Town of Leon

September 4-7- La Crosse Area Bicycle Festival, Riverside Park, Labor Day Weekend

September 5- Twilight Tour- Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley, WI

September TBA- Honorary Citizens! w/the Sparta Ambassadors

September 17-20- Applefest, La Crescent, MN

September 19-20- Driftless Area Art Festival, Soldiers Grove, WI

September 25-27- Warrens Cranberry Festival, Warrens, WI

September 24-27- Octoberfest USA & Parade, La Crosse, WI

October- Fri & Sat.  House of Shadows, 3 blocks from our B&B
*(all month long on Friday and Saturday, not so scary & very scary times), Sparta

October 17- Sparta Fall Fest, Sparta

October- TBA Last day for Farmer’s Market at Mueller Square downtown Sparta

October 23-25- Ghoulie’s in the Coulees, - Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley, WI

November 7- Monroe County Historical Fall Craft Show @ the Sparta High School

November 13-15- Holiday Fair, La Crosse Center

November 28 Thru December 19- Kriskindlmarkt, Downtown Sparta, Fridays and Saturdays

December 4- Sparta’s Holiday Events & Holiday Lights Group Lighting Ceremony- Kriskindlmarkt 4-8 pm, Santa Scamper Race 5:29 pm, Holiday Parade 6 pm, Holiday Lights in the Park, Lighting Ceremony 7 pm, Evans Bosshard Park

December 7- Old Fashioned Christmas- Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center, Coon Valley, WI

December- TBA Canadian Pacific Holiday Train, Sparta Chamber

December Month-Long- Holiday Lights in the Park, Evans Bosshard Park, Sparta

(FYI, dates maybe change without us knowing)

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

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