See a diaper derby, outhouse races and mullet contest, and don't miss the butter sculptures.
In this southeast Wisconsin vacation area, the festival includes a carnival, arts and crafts fair, firefighter water fight and, on Sunday, a water-ski show followed by a lighted boat parade and fireworks.
This family-friendly acoustic festival is near Eau Claire and features Charlie Parr, Shakey Graves, Lissie, Molly Tuttle, Sam Bush and others.
There's camping onsite.
The fest in this town just north of St. Paul features an Old World market, sandcastle and skateboard contests, Swedish dancers, a horn hunt, fireworks Saturday and a parade on Sunday.
A Thursday-night parade kicks off this festival just north of Madison, and there's also a craft fair, car show, tractor pull, music, carnival rides and, on Saturday and Sunday, literally tons of steamed sweet corn.
The antiques show and flea market in this friendly little village just north of Rochester off U.S. 52 includes more than 400 vendors and 1,200 booths. There's also pancakes for breakfast, homemade pie and music.
The nation's largest Irish festival features 100 acts on 16 stages, plus children's activities, red hair and freckle contests and demonstrations by Irish dog breeds. In Henry Maier Festival Park.
Enjoy national and local blues musicians in Fern Island Park. There's a beer garden, of course.
Professional musicians, many of them world-famous, offer free classical concerts in Millennium Park's beautiful Pritzker Pavilion.
This year, seating is at 25 percent capacity and still is free but must be reserved. Tickets will be available at 10 a.m. Mondays before the event.
Listen to the blues and eat barbecued foods in Petersen Park on McCollum Lake.
The hometown of the famous children's-book bear celebrates with a block party, bounce houses, parades and fireworks.
White River is on the east side of Lake Superior, on the Trans-Canada Highway between Marathon and Wawa.
There will be three days of blues music and camping in this village, 10 miles east of South Haven.
This first annual festival features local, regional and national performers on two stages at the House of Music festival grounds east of Lake Como.
This free festival is in the lakefront Celebration Place.
Learn about kite-flying from professionals on Lake Michigan's Crescent Beach. There will be giant-kite and stunt shows and crafts and a candy drop for kids.
The humble miner's lunch — meat and rutabagas in a pocket of pie crust — has inspired this Keweenaw Peninsula festival, which includes such events as a PastyWalk, PastyPoetry contest and, of course, a PastyCook-Off.
Toivo the walking and talking pasty will appear, and there will be games, such as a PastyPull, Rutabaga Shotput, Onion Pass and Egg Toss. There's also a PastyParade.
Forty musical acts will play on 10 historic porches, including Fairlawn, from noon to 6 p.m. There will also be storytellers, dance, theater, an art fair and food trucks.