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Event Calendar for Rhinelander, WI

Festivals, fairs, tournaments and more

Donít miss the many events happening in the Rhinelander Area throughout the year. Hodag County offers fishing tournaments, music festivals, unique community celebrations, live performances, farmers markets, fall festivals and other one-of-a-kind events happening throughout the year. Popular annual events in the Rhinelander Area include the Hodag Home Show in March, the Art Fair on the Courthouse Lawn in June, the†Hodag Country Festival and the Rhinelander School of the Arts in July, the Oneida County Fair in August and the Rhinelander Hodag Musky Challenge in September.

  • The Color Dash 5K

    Saturday, August 23, 2014 – Saturday, August 23, 2014
    8:00am  –  12:00pm
    Rhinelander High School, 665 Coolidge Ave, Rhinelander, WI 54501

    This fun, family friendly experience is for walkers, runners, and people of all ages, shapes and sizes. The dash is not timed – it’s more about sharing memories, laughing, and getting colored like a bag of SkittlesThe dash will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin, and money raised will fund matches between Northwoods ‘Bigs’ and ‘Littles’!

    So, invite your family and friends to run – or volunteer to be a Dasher Splasher, Registration Jedi, Trash-Cleaning Ninja, or Water-Station Guru!

    Event information and registration

  • WILD Hodag Mini-Triathlon

    Saturday, August 23, 2014 – Saturday, August 23, 2014 Holiday Acres Resort, 4060 S Shore Dr, Rhinelander, WI 54501


    Challenge yourself on†this 300yrd swim, 10k bike (off-road) and 5k run course among the woods & waters of the scenic Northwoods. Proceeds benefit W.I.L.D (Wise Intentional Leadership Development) to further youth leadership skills internationally and locally.

    Event information and registration


  • PotatoFest

    Friday, August 29, 2014 – Saturday, August 30, 2014 Downtown Rhinelander


    Join us for the Second Annual PotatoFest†in downtown Rhinelander! The festival is a spud-filled day of activities such as a parade, a French Fry Frenzy, the YMCA Couch Potato Race, Litíl Miss and Litíl Mr. Tator Tot Potato Sack Outfit Contest, a potato salad cook-off and so much more. There is a historic and education component, food vendors and live music throughout the afternoon into the evening providing entertainment for all ages.

    Full event information and updates are available from event host Downtown Rhinelander, Inc

  • 2014 Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge

    Friday, September 19, 2014 – Sunday, September 21, 2014

    RHI fishing boat on a misty lake 5


    Come to Rhinelander for the ever-popular Rhinelander Toyota Hodag Musky Challenge! Choose from 5 different lake groups to reel in the Northwoods’ biggest musky and win thousands of dollars. New for 2014, every musky caught has the chance to win you money! Download the registration brochure below or sign-up online.

    2014 HMC Registration Brochure

    Online Registration and Payment

    Sponsored by Rhinelander Toyota, Shoeder’s RV & Marine, and Rollie & Helen’s Musky Shop.