If you like historical reenactments, festivals, fun runs, parades, good food, fireworks, wine walks, etc., Wisconsin’s Outdoor Recreation Destination in the heart of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway has plenty for you to do!
Here’s a listing of some of the major events in Boscobel, Muscoda, Blue River and Wauzeka over the course of the year.
Reliving Our Heritage – A Living History Timeline
Reliving Our Heritage is a living historical timeline that takes place the first full weekend in August in Boscobel. Reliving Our Heritage honors our veterans from 1700 to present day. Come see re-enactors portray their time periods, hear the sounds of cannons and muskets, smell the smoke and interact with history.
Reliving Our Heritage starts on Saturday, August 5th at 9 am and continues all weekend until August 6th at 3:30 pm. Come see the Texas Tuskegee Airmen and their World War Two P-51 Mustang. The Tuskegee Airman Museum from Detroit, MI will also be joining us along with Tuskegee pilots from World War Two. The weekend will kickoff on Saturday with a parade down Wisconsin Ave from Kronshage to the Depot Museum. Saturday will end with a Pie and Ice Cream Social and a street dance with music by the Old Man River Band. Sunday will include lessons and games of Cricket through out the day and activities for the whole family. On both days, you can find a Civil War battle reenactment, a Ladies Tea party and a living history timeline at Kronshage Park.
Morel Mushroom Festival – Muscoda
In 1982, Muscoda acquired the title of “Wisconsin’s Morel Capital.” The Morel Mushroom Festival is held annually the weekend following Mother’s Day with activities for the whole family.
Boscobel’s Farmers Market
Every Saturday morning from mid-May through mid-October (ends 10/15), you’ll find a wonderful Farmers Market in Depot Park in downtown Boscobel. The market takes place right next to the historic Depot Museum (open every Saturday from 8am-2pm). Local growers and craftspeople provide an abundance of colorful goods and produce for you to savor.
GReat Annual Bicycle Adventure Along the Wisconsin River
If you love a challenging tour with plenty of miles, hills to climb and TONS of fun, then GRABAAWR® is the tour for you. With spectacular vistas, friendly communities, fabulous food stops and cool swimming holes, GRABAAWR® will provide memories to last a lifetime.
Boscobel Depot Days
Come on out to a brand new event this year on Saturday, June 17 from 8am to 4pm! Tour the historic depot, peruse the farmer’s, craft, and flea markets, and grab a meal at the food stand. There’s plenty for the kids to do – with a bounce house, face painting, and train rides. There will also be book signings by two local authors, rescue squad demos, and a raffle! Don’t miss out on this sure to be annual event. For more information call 608-485-1258.
Mid West Great River Rally, MWGRR B-18
826 Wisconsin Ave., Boscobel, WI 53805, Phone: (608) 375-5613
The MWGRR is a 18 year old event, started by Don “BlckChrome” Soland and Don “D2” Diehls in the small city of Boscobel, WI. Bikers from all over the world like to gather at this one spot on Father’s Day weekend to catch up with their old friends and meet new friends. This event is open to everyone and their families. Included is an outside meet on Thursday afternoon at Snick’s Fin and Feather bar, a picnic style dinner on Saturday night and a lot of great riding and fireside camaraderie in between.
Boscobel’s 4th of July Celebration and Firecracker Run
Boscobel hosts the area’s largest 4th of July celebration, with a parade, the Firecracker Fun Run, a beautiful fireworks display synchronized to music, and a range of other activities.
Autumn-Fest Weekend – Blue River
Autumn-Fest Weekend during the third weekend of August. Some of the activities to enjoy are ballgames, 5K Run, Tractor pulls, horseshoe pitching, euchre tournaments, chicken BBQ and a wonderful parade on Sunday. A great place to reunite with old friends or make new ones.
Annual Fly-in / Drive-in Breakfast – Boscobel Airport
Boscobel Municipal Airport
100 James Drive
Boscobel, WI 53805
Boscobel Airport Commission schedules this event on the Sunday of the last full weekend in September from 8:00 a.m. until noon. It is not unusual to have planes fly in from Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and the far corners of Wisconsin. Planes start arriving at the airport about 8:00 a.m. A large variety of aircraft will be on display on the field and local owners open their hangars for visitors to view facilities and aircraft. There is no charge to visit the airport and view the aircraft. Breakfast is served rain or shine; handicap parking is available. Airplane rides will be available for a nominal fee. For more information call 608-485-1258.