Calendar of Events

Marvel in Manitowish Waters

December 26, 2022 – January 1, 2023 all-day
Manitowish Waters
WI 54545
Manitowish Waters Chamber


Count down to the New Year in Manitowish Waters with low/no cost, family-fun, indoor/outdoor activities during the holiday week regardless of the weather conditions!

Craft Days

Sticker Art, Greeting Card Coloring, Ornament Decorating, Sun Catcher Art, Make an Accordion Snowman, And More! Stop by anytime during library hours to enjoy craft activities and refreshments! FREE! No sign up necessary.

When: December 27 -30

Where: Frank B. Koller Memorial Library, Manitowish Waters

Time: During Library Hours


Open Skate

Get out and skate with family and friends! Fun, food, and music. Skates and equipment available. Warming hut. 

When: December 26 – January 2

Where: North Lakeland Elementary School, Manitowish Waters

Time: 12:00pm-6:00pm


MECCA Trails Winterfest – Virtual Events

Turtle River Pursuit, MECCA 30K, Flowage 15K Skate or Classic, Claire d’Loon 5k, & Mercer Springs Showshoe Tour – Visit for more event details and for information on how to register for the virtual events.

 When: December 17 – February 19 

Where: MECCA Trails, Mercer

Time: Anytime


Winter Family Play Day 

Join us for free family fun! Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides, Winter Scavenger Hunts, Snow Critter Building, Nature-based Crafts, Snowshoeing Excursions, Photo Booth and more! Lunch available for purchase. Snowshoes will be available for complimentary onsite use. Registration is not required, but it helps us get an idea of how many are coming. Please register by calling (715) 543-2085.

When: Thursday, December

Where: North Lakeland Discovery Center, Manitowish Waters

Time: 11:00am-2:00pm


Ski Demo Day and Instructional Clinics

WinMan Trails will be offering instructional clinics for beginner to intermediate skiers (adult and kids) as well as giving you a chance to try out the newest gear from Salomon. The WinMan Bar and Apparel Shop will be open all afternoon. Hot and delicious food and drinks available for purchase so you can stay and play at WinMan all day!

 When: December 29 

Where: WinMan Trails, Manitowish Waters

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


New Year’s Eve Open Skate at North Lakeland Elementary School

Bonfire, music & treats!

When: December 30

Where: North Lakeland Elementary School, Manitowish Waters

Time: 12:00pm-12:00am


New Year’s Eve Fireworks 

Brought to you by the Manitowish Waters Fire Company

When: December 30

Where: Koller Memorial Park, Manitowish Waters

Time: Midnight