Featured Events

Welcome to our events page! From Monday Night Bingo, to Wednesday and Saturday Night Water Ski Shows, to Sundays at Music in the Park, we have some of the best events in the area. You'll be sure to find something for every day of your trip!

Wheels, Wings, Watercraft Show

May 25th 10am-3pm 


At The Manitowish Waters Community Center

This annual family-friendly event features airplanes, classic cars/trucks, vintage boats, motorcycles and more on display. Great food, music, kid's activities and more! Visit with old friends, and make new ones. Spend the day, or stay longer. Relax in the beauty of Manitowish Waters and Vilas County.

More information on registration and classes to come soon!

Night Markets

June 21, July 19, August 16 


At The Manitowish Waters Community Center

What Is A Night Market?

The Manitowish Waters Night Market is a free, outdoor event showcasing a variety of local vendors, food and drink, and live music. The Manitowish Waters Night Market exists to create a vibrant, family-friendly space that is reminiscent of night markets internationally and to celebrate our community’s entrepreneurs, art, music, food, drink, culture and more! Vendors will range from Arts & Crafts, Food Trucks, Farmer/Grower/Rancher, Artisan Food, Non-Profits, and more!

June 16th, July 14th, and August 18th from 3-8:30pm.

4th of July Celebration

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Stay tuned for 2024 Manitowish Waters Independence Day Celebration details!

Manitowish Waters 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest 

September 25th - October 8th

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Manitowish Waters Community Center Grounds 

Join us for a fun-fall scarecrow contest, open to all businesses, non-profit organizations, schools, and families within our community!

Scarecrows will be displayed along HWY 51 at the MW Community Center Grounds from September 25-October 8.

A Night On The Red Carpet

Join us for a red carpet event! 


This much-anticipated event celebrates our local businesses, volunteers, and  community members. Please join us as we recognize key contributions to business and our community during our annual award presentation and learn about what the Bureau  has prepared for your business in 2025.

MW Small Town Christmas

December 6th

MW Small Town Christmas

Join us as we kick off the Holiday Season with our Manitowish Waters Small Town Christmas! Holiday themed games, crafts and activities for children, the lighting of the Christmas Tree, bonfire, and more. Stay on your best behavior, Santa and Mrs. Claus will be stopping by!