Six Things to Do in Wisconsin This March

March in Wisconsin can be magical. No seriously! It’s a little bit of spring and winter – all at the same time – which means there’s plenty to do across the state both indoors and out. Here are THE six sensational events we’re most thrilled about this month:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show – Milwaukee (March 5-9, 2014)

Do you hear the call of the wild? Then you’ll want to explore the 74th annual Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Sports Show AKA the “Granddaddy of Midwestern Sports Shows.” Exhibitors from around the country showcase the latest sporting equipment for fishing, boating, hunting, archery, kayaking and camping. There will also be contests, demonstrations, seminars and your favorite Wisconsin foods! Purchase tickets online for $6.50 or at the show for $8.00. And don’t forget, children under 12 get in free when accompanied by an adult. 

Indian Summer Festival Winter Pow Wow – West Allis (March 8-9, 2014)

Experience a traditional Native American Pow Wow with authentic food, art, singing and dancing. There will be special performances from the popular band October Soul, the Aztec dancers from the famous Ballet Folklorico Mexico, storytelling from area youth and Native elders throughout the weekend, and much more. General admission is $7, $5 for 65+, and children 12 and under are free. 

AMSOIL National Championship SnoCross Series – Lake Geneva (March 14-16, 2014)

X-citing X-Game action will be flying through Lake Geneva. These specialized high performance racing snowmobiles will be tackling tight turns, banked corners, steep jumps, and reach speeds up to 60 miles per hour in their final race of the season. Choose from seating and viewing areas either indoors or out.

St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade and Irish Fest – New London (March 17-22, 2014)

Kicking off the five-day Irish tribute, local leprechauns officially change the town’s name to New Dublin. Then the luck of the Irish really begins with a number of festivities throughout the week featuring traditional Irish food, dancing, music and O’much more. On Saturday the bagpipes will be calling you downtown for the state’s largest St. Patrick Day parade, starting at 1p.m. and Irish Fest under a huge heated big top.

Maple Syrup Saturday – Appleton (March 22, 2014)

March is maple mania in Wisconsin. Start the morning with a Pancake & Porkie Breakfast from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. featuring plenty of maple syrup to pour. Then tour the preserve’s sugarbush to learn about the amazing syrup making process. Reservations are required for breakfast, so be sure to call (920) 731-6041 get your seat.

Avalanche Days – Wausau (March 24 - April 6, 2014)

Last call for snowfall. With the snowmakers running on full throttle, enjoy two weeks filled with snow, outdoor celebrations, live music and discounted lift tickets at Granite Peak, Wisconsin’s largest ski area. And if you’re interested in learning how to ski, Avalanche Days is the perfect time – beginner ski lessons are free Monday-Friday. See you on the slopes.

Keep the good times rolling. Be sure to check out other events Wisconsin has to offer this March.

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