Barron County EDC is responsible for business growth and Tourism in Barron County.
The Purpose of the Brown County Fair Association: Provide an opportunity for youth and adults to gather in a family oriented environment to learn from each other by sharing experiences and accomplishments through exhibits and demonstrations and to bring urban and rural residents of all ages together to learn about Brown County's history, traditions and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business. The Brown County Fair Association Mission Statement: The Brown County Fair Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation providing a family oriented event, known as the Brown County Fair, that is safe, affordable, educational, and fun for all ages. We strive to provide a welcoming environment for our guests and promote agriculture through exhibits and demonstrations. The Brown County Fair Association is committed to supporting life-long learning for our youth and our community. Our goal is to teach urban and rural residents of all ages about Brown County's history, traditions, and accomplishments through agriculture, family living, and business.
Ebert's Greenhouse Village is a full service garden center specializing in gorgeous flowers, unique gardening ideas, beautifully landscaped grounds and fantastic customer service!
The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce supports the Ellsworth business community and areas beyond, through economic, industrial, professional, cultural, educational and civic initiatives. We embrace our agricultural roots, leveraging the strengths of our region's ag businesses and agritourism attractions for their economic and quality of life benefits. Home of the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, official Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin, and the annual Cheese Curd Festival, which takes place each summer in June. In addition, you'll find many farm to fork restaurants, orchards, community gardens, vineyards, event barns, and other agritourism destinations and attractions along the back roads, bluffs and valleys of our area.
Events sponsored by the Green County Ag Chest include Breakfast on the Farm and Dairy Days. The organization also sponsors the "queen program" with a young lady from each Green County community selected as an agricultural ambassador. The Green County Ag Chest was organized in 1958 when the Green County Dairy Promotion Committee and the Green County Agricultural Foundation merged. Their objective is to promote Green County, its products, its resources, and its people - especially youth and youth activities involved with home economics and agriculture.
Held on the 3rd weekend of September in even years. For more than 100 years, Monroe's Historic Courthouse Square has served as a scenic backdrop to the festival grounds, with a celebration attracting crowds of revelers ready to yodel, polka, and consume cheese by the truckload. Highlights of the weekend include: Big Cheese Tent Old Time Copper Kettle Cheesemaking Demonstration Cow Milking Contest Family Farm Adventure for Kids Dairy Farm Tours Barn Quilt Tours Three entertainment stages "Taste of Green County" Food Booths (local specialties like deep fried cheese curds, cream puffs, and cheesecake on-a-stick) Beer Garden featuring local brews Arts & Crafts Fair Carnival Vintage Tractor Show Children's Parade Kid's Arts and Imagination Station Huge Parade on Sunday - "The Swiss Colony Cheese Days Parade" - led off with a herd of decorated Brown Swiss cattle.
Green County Fairgrounds is a 38 acre multi purpose facility. We have a campground with 100 sites. We are on the Green County ATV trail and our facility is just blocks from the downtown square of Monroe. We have great halls for renting, multiple livestock barns with milking facilities and a track with amphitheater that seats 1800. We host many activities throughout the year. During our winter months we take in campers, RV's, boats and cars for storage.
Originally the Loosen Family Homestead ~ this 160 year old 80 acre farm is Located in the Heart of the Kettle Moraine near the Holy Hill Basilica. The secluded rustic property has been transformed into a Unique Event Destination featuring Art & Farm Market Events, Dinners on the Farm, Music Night on the Farm and Art & Wine Classes. Visitors are in awe to see the creativity and inspiration flowing on the property. Art & Farm Market Weekends: June 3/4, September 16/17, October 14/15 9-4pm. Check out the website for all our Special Event Dates and Times.
Proud sponsors of the Monroe County Fair and the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck & Tractor Pull.
A fun and educational event for families and people of all ages. The grounds is also available for livestock events, weddings, special events, group camping, and winter storage area.
Rural Arts Roadtrip is the 2nd weekend in October each year. It is a self-guided local art and food event primarily in Calumet County, WI. Meander along the 11 host sites with 80 artists represented. View artist demos, enjoy rustic roads, and savor local foods. Bring your coolers to take home grass-fed beef, cage free chicken, artisan cheese and honey, pure maple syrup, apples and more. Eclectic artists include glass blowing; stained, leaded, etched, and enameled glass; fiber arts; hand-painted yarn, handspun yarn, felted as well as woven apparel and household furnishings; wood art, chainsaw carving, scroll and hand carving, rustic furniture, barn-board art. Pottery, quilting, leatherwork, painting, metal art, jewelry, handmade soaps and more.
According to Vernon County citizens, the Vernon County Fair is: 1. the best in the state 2. great food, local food stands 3. family picnics and prize-winning exhibits 4. numerous people sacrificing time and talents to make it possible 5. lots of fun, many exhibits and fond memories 6. harness racing, demo derby, tractor pulls, draft horse show, Free Stage shows, Mr. Ed's Midway and exciting time. All of these are accurate of the Vernon County Fair, one of the oldest county fairs in the state. However, you cannot get the full scope of the event until you delve into the long and varied history of the 159-year old extravaganza.
The Walworth County Fair is one of Wisconsin's oldest county fairs (established 1849) and is an industry leader in agricultural education and competitive exhibits. Nestled on nearly 100 acres, the Walworth County Fair features a variety of family-friendly entertainment, featuring barns filled with horses and livestock, small animals, horticulture, antiques, arts and crafts, needle arts, photography, pantry, youth and indoor and outdoor commercial exhibits. Must-see Farmers Market & Old World Artisan Village, Butterfly Barn, Barnyard Adventure and Discovery Barn are award-winning areas of the Fair. North American Midway Entertainment presents a midway full of rides and games sure to please fair guests of all ages. Grandstand schedule includes a rodeo, Truck & Tractor Pulls, harness racing, horse pulls, demolition derby and big-name musical entertainment. Don't miss the auctions and the wonderful array of local and regional entertainment on the side stages. And food-food-food! Fresh cream puffs, cinnamon rolls, tempura, barbecue, gyros, elephant ears, funnel cakes, hot Wisconsin cheese on a stick, brats, corn dogs, lemon shakeups, full meals, great deals ... and so much more!
The Warrens Cranberry Festival - a tradition for more than 45 years. Giant arts, crafts, antique and flea market, cranberry marsh tours & parade. Held annually at the end of September. 2017 Dates: September 22-24, 2017
Providing tourism information, assisting visitors and promoting the community and surrounding area. Visit the website for a business directory, dining guide, and details on shopping, lodging, entertainment, and a calendar of events.
Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival - held annually at the beginning of September. The Midwest's premier sheep & fiber event, all within an easy drive from Madison, Milwaukee or Chicago, on the beautiful grounds of the Jefferson Fair Park, in Jefferson, Wisconsin. Over 70 fiber arts classes to choose from, along with sheep shows, shearing demonstrations, the Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial, newborn lambs, fleece shows and sales, plus educational clinics and workshops for shepherds of any age and level of experience. Shop in comfort in the Country Store, where over 130 vendors from across the nation offer everything from knitting needles to sheep cheese. Spotlighting the artistic and entrepreneurial skills of over 30 consignors from throughout Wisconsin. Hand knit sweaters, children's books, sheep pelts, scarves, rovings, yarn, fleece-lined jackets, vests, hand creams with lanolin, dusters, cuddly stuffed animals, home accents, rugs, hats, quilts, blankets, and more... For complete details and hours, go to www.wisconsinsheepandwoolfestival.com.
The 2016 Wisconsin State Fair, presented by U.S. Cellular, will take place Thursday, Aug. 4 - Sunday, Aug. 14. The fair offers a unique experience to all who attend and is an exceptional value with 30 FREE entertainment stages, exciting rides and games in SpinCity, thousands of animals, endless family activities, events, contests, vendors and culinary delights. For the most up-to-date information, "stick with us" at WiStateFair.com or /WiStateFair on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, and /theWIFair on YouTube.
Wormfarm Institute is dedicated to integrating culture and Agriculture along an urban-rural continuum. Host an annual "Live Culture Convergence" - known as Fermentation Fest.