Dates and events subject to change.
April 19th, 2013 - Campground opens.
April 26th – 28th – CLEAN-UP WEEKEND – Welcome to our clean-up weekend. We offer a two for one weekend – pay $25.00 for Friday night and stay free on Saturday night plus receive a coupon for $25.00 to be used towards another camping stay of two nights or more sometime during the 2013 season. Saturday will be clean-up day at Waupaca Camping Park. Please bring your own rakes and, if you want, your leaf blowers. Saturday evening (between 5:00 & 6:00pm) there will be a potluck supper. We ask all of you to please bring a homemade dish to pass, or relishes, salads, breads, desserts, etc. Meat and buns will be provided. Hope to see you this weekend. (Rental units are not available.)
April 24th – April 28th – Waupaca Fine Arts Show@ the EXPO center. Art by professionals, non-professionals & students. Judging & prizes.
May 4th – RMC Fun Run – 1 mile//5K Run/Walk (to pre register visit www.riversidemedical.org)
May 10th – 12th - $50.00 Weekend – Families only - any site - No rental units.
May 11th - Weyauwega City Wide Rummage-A-Rama
May 17th – 19th - $50.00 Weekend – Families only - any site - No rental units.
May 18th - Amish Quilt Auction - Held @ the Fairgrounds in Amherst. Preview begins @ 7am; Auction begins @ 9am. (Crafts, quilts, furniture, bake sale)
May 24th – 27th – Memorial Day Weekend (3 night minimum)
June 7th – 9th - Annual Tri-County Thresheree in Plainfield @ Veterans Memorial Park (Hwy 73 – 1 mile east of 51/39) featuring Threshing, Corn Shredding, Blacksmith, Old
Tractors, Steam & Gas Engines; other activities from the past; Flea Market.
June 15th – Annual Waupaca Strawberry Fest – Annual summer festival- art/craft fair, live entertainment, family activities, strawberry shortcake, a children’s costume contest, great food. (Downtown Waupaca)
June 15th – 16th – Waupaca Model Railroad Show @ the Waupaca Recreation Center
June 16th – Father’s Day – Ice Cream Social Sat evening, June 15th. (Nominal charge)
June 16th – Annual Lion’s Fly-In/Drive-In Pancake Breakfast @ the Waupaca Municipal Airport on Hwy 10.
June 21st – 23rd – Midwest Renewable Energy Fair – Amherst, WI (715-592-6595)
July 4th – 6th – Annual Mid-Western Rodeo in Manawa
July 4th – Happy 4th of July! Waupaca Hometown days – Parade @ 10am on Main St; Knights of Columbus chicken barbecue & Kiwanis food stand @ South Park; Chain Skiers @ 6:30pm (WI Veterans Home); Fireworks @ 9:30pm over Shadow Lake (3 night minimum).
July 4th – Weyauwega Independence Day Fireworks @ Waupaca Co Fairgrounds
July 11th – 14th – IOLA OLD CAR SHOW (3 night minimum)
July 18th – 21st - Portage County Fair – Amherst Fairgrounds; Truck & tractor pull on Thurs & Fri; Demolition Derby Sun night
July 26th – 28th – Antique Tractor Pull and Thresheree in Symco.
July 29th – August 4th – Annual EAA Fly-In at Oshkosh, WI
July 27th – 29th – Antique Tractor Pull and Thresheree in Symco.
August 2nd – 4th – Scandinavia Corn Roast in Scandinavia
August 10th – Ride Waupaca – John Hatherly Mid Century “Ride Waupaca” – one of the most scenic Century Rides in the Mid West. 12, 20, 50, 62, 70, & 100 mile rides. All proceeds benefit Waupaca High School Scholarships.
August 10th – 11th - Iola Vintage Military & Gun Show
August 16th – 17th – Arts on the Square – Downtown Waupaca – Friday night street dance. Saturday includes Art workshops, farmers market, entertainment, street performers. Visitors can view & create their own art.
August 17th – Annual Waupaca Area TRIATHLON (Kids mini triathlon ages 10 and under on Friday, Aug 17th 6pm @ south Park) (2 night minimum)
August 21st – 25th –Waupaca County Fair (Fairgrounds in Weyauwega)
August 24th - Waupaca Rod & Classic Car Show and Cruise – (@ South Park)
August 24th – Amish Quilt Auction – Fairgrounds in Amherst; Preview begins @ 7:30am; Auction begins @ 9am. (crafts, quilts, furniture)
August 30th – September 1st –Labor Day Weekend (3 night minimum)
August 30th – September 1st -Rumble Fest 2013 – Pre ’65 traditional hot rods, customs & jalopies @ Portage County Fairgrounds in Amherst
September 14th – Horse & Buggy Days & Fest in Weyauwega – Parade @ 1:00pm on Sat., costumes, hayrides, lost arts, crafts, live music, games, food, & The Rendezvous.
September 21st - Weyauwega Fall City – Wide Rummage-A-Rama (Tentative)
September 27th – 29th – $50.00 Weekend – Families only - any site - No rental units.
October 4th – 6th - $50.00 Weekend – Families only - any site - No rental units.
October 4th – 5th – Chain 0’ Lakes Blues’ Festival -2nd Annual @ Indian Crossing Casino. Friday: 6pm / Saturday 3pm
October 5th – Autumn Harvest Days – A group of Chain O’ Lakes specialty stores hosts a special Fall shopping event. (Tentative)
October 13th – Campground closes
SUMMER EVENTSJUNE – LABOR DAY – Hutchinson House Museum – At South Park; Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays, 1 – 5pm
Mid-June to Mid-August: Chapel on the Lakes – 1 hour Chief Waupaca cruise with church service every Thursday at 6pm. CTY Road QQ in King on the Chain O’ Lakes
Mid June through July – Band Concerts on the City Square, downtown Waupaca, every Friday evening at 7pm.
June, July, August – Webfooters Ski Shows in Fremont on the Wolf River: Sundays and Wednesdays at 6:00pm (Free)
June, July, August – Chain Skiers Water Shows – held in front of Wisconsin Veterans Home on Rainbow Lake; Saturdays @ 6:30PM (Junior Show @ 6pm)
*Dates subject to change.
Waupaca Camping Park, LLC
E2411 Holmes Rd
Waupaca, WI 54981
Phone: (715) 258-8010
Please call or e-mail for reservations.