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Musky Festival

Hayward's largest community festival celebrating Wisconsin's Northwoods and our great fishing tradition. Musky Festival takes place the weekend following Father's Day weekend each year in downtown Hayward, Wisconsin.

The weekend includes the crowning of our Musky Festival Queen, sidewalk sales, large handmade art & craft show, live music, children's games, mouth-watering food booths,
5K/ Run/Walk and 10K Run as well as a Minnow Run for those 12 and younger, catch & release fishing contest, fishing photo contest, a carnival and large street dances featuring Midwest known music groups on Friday and Saturday nights. The whole weekend concludes with the Grand Parade on Sunday down Main Street.