No matter what time of year it is the Spooner area is host to some pretty epic events!
The Heart of the North Spooner Rodeo is by far the largest event held in Spooner each year. Starting all the way back in 1954,the Spooner Rodeo brings in some of professional rodeo’s top competitors from across the Midwest and beyond. Fans are thrilled to watch, to take part in, and enjoy great food, fun and great memories to take home from each performance of Spooner Rodeo. Also shop at the vendors’ booths all three days with special happenings at each show, prizes to win, great music after each rodeo performance. On Rodeo Saturday afternoon downtown will be the Spooner Rodeo Parade featuring more than 100 units, bands, floats, horses galore, fire trucks, politicians, prizes, kids and more. Many Spooner businesses and organizations have activities throughout the week leading up to the event making it the perfect early July getaway for your friends and family. To learn more and purchase tickets visit https://www.spoonerrodeo.com/.
The Spooner Block Party is bigger and better than ever in 2023 that they have decided to name the event the Freedom Music Fest WI to align more with their mission, “To promote the awareness and appreciation for our right to be free & safe because of the sacrifices of our military, law enforcement, firefighters & EMS teams through the medium of rock and country music performances.” Read all about the rocking line up they have this year and get your tickets today at https://freedommusicfestwi.com/.
The Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce is host to a whopping five events every year. First being their Food & Wine Tasting Benefit in April where local and regional food, wine and beer vendors come together to raise money for a new deserving charitable project in the community each year. Next is Jack’s a Hack Golf Tournament and Business Social where local businesses compete for prestige and bragging rights for the year at the Spooner Golf Club. Their largest festival each year, Jack Pine Savage Days, is a two day festival on the first Friday and Saturday in August featuring a craft fair, car show, sporting contests, live music each night, and so much more! The Jack-O-Lantern Festival, held on the second Saturday in October each year in downtown Spooner, has the Zombie Run 5k, carnival games, inflatable rides, a vendor fair, and the new favorite Scarecrow Contest where Spooner businesses compete for the trophy of fan, kid, and judges favorite. Lastly is Ladies Night Out, typically held on the Monday before Thanksgiving, downtown Spooner is full of holiday cheer, huge prize drawings and mega sales at many Spooner businesses. To catch up on all the latest Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce activities and events visit https://spoonerchamber.org/.
Another fabulous resource for event information throughout Washburn County visit https://www.washburncounty.org/.