Winter is Coming: Winter Events and Activities Launch in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. – There's no time to be cold with events this hot. Wisconsin offers endless festivals, fairs, seasonal celebrations and activities when the temperature drops. Whether indoors or out, Wisconsin has something for everyone, so bundle up and join the fun. From the 75th Annual Holiday Folk Fair International, to the 2019 World Ice Snow Sailing Championship, and the annual Droppin' of the Carp–yes, you heard it right—there's enough to keep you occupied all season long.

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A downloadable PDF is available that includes detailed descriptions for the following events and activities.

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