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
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!
Indian Summer Festival Winter Pow Wow – West Allis
Experience a traditional Native American Pow Wow with authentic food, art, singing and dancing. There will be special performances from the Aztec dancers from the famous Ballet Folklorico Mexico, storytelling from area youth and Native elders throughout the weekend, and much more.
St. Patrick’s Day Grand Parade and Irish Fest – New London
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 is maple mania in Wisconsin. Start the morning with a Pancake & Porkie Breakfast 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.
Avalanche Days – Wausau
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.