The 71st Annual Musky Festival presented by Adventure RV and Powersports of Hayward Schedule of Events 

All events, performers & schedule subject to change.
Please check back as events are updated for the 2021 Festival.

Click HERE for a printable version of the schedule of events.

Thursday, June 24

Friday, June 25

  • 9am – 5pm
    Sidewalk Sales @ Downtown Hayward & Area Retail Stores
  • 9am – 5pm
    Handmade Art & Craft Show, Food, Refreshments & Live Entertainment
  • 10:45am
    Woodland Dance Troupe Native American Dancers on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • Noon
    Mini & Junior Musky Queen Presentation Presented by the Hayward Dairy Queen on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 10am – 5pm
    Caricatures by Rachel near the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 10am – 5pm
    Speed Ball Throw on Third Street by the Knights of Columbus
  • 10am – 5pm
    Fishing Has No Boundaries Fishing Booth Open for Registrations
  • 10am – 3pm
    Meet Local Author Kathy Groth at Art Beat for a Book Signing: “Sunken: Shipwrecks of Lake Superior”
  • 10am – 10pm
    Hayward Lions Club and Hayward Rotary Club’s Beer and Brat Tents Open
  • 12pm – 10pm 
  • Stipe Carnival Open at the Fuller Building Lot Courtesy of St. Joe’s Catholic Church
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Shue’s Pond is Open for Fishing Courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Carnival Wrist Band Day $20 each
  • 12:30pm
    Watermelon Eating Contest presented by Marketplace Foods
  • 1pm – 4pm
    Live Music by SonofMel on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
  • 7:30pm Hayward Hawks vs. Osceola Triangles – Larry Somerville Field
  • 7pm Musky Queen Crowning Ceremony Presented by the Hayward Dairy Queen on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 6pm – 10pm- FREE Live Music by 2nd Time Around on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Johnson Financial Group
                                                                                                       

Saturday, June 26

  • 6:30am – 11am
    Sawyer County Dairy Breakfast @ Sawyer County Fairgrounds
  • 9am – 5pm
    Sidewalk Sales @ Downtown Hayward & Area Retail Stores
  • 9am – 5pm
    Handmade Art & Craft Show, Food, Refreshments & Live Entertainment
  • 9am – 1pm
    Musky Fest 4th Annual Car Show at the Highway 63 Municipal Lot Presented by ELEMENTCHURCH
  • 10am – 5pm
    Caricatures by Rachel near the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 9am – 5pm
    Speed Ball Throw on Third Street by the Knights of Columbus
  • 10am – Midnight
    Hayward Lions Club and Hayward Rotary Club’s Beer and Brat Tents Open
  • 10:00am – 11:30am
    Rod Lundberg Games – presented by Northwest Connection Family Resource Center and Frandsen Bank at the Frandsen Bank Green Lot
  • 10am – 3pm
    Meet Local Author Kathy Groth at Art Beat for a Book Signing: “Sunken: Shipwrecks of Lake Superior”
  • 12 Noon
    Dairy Queen
    Dilly Bar Eating Contest
  • 1pm
    Fishing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • 12noon – Midnight
    Carnival Open at the Fuller Building Lot Courtesy of St. Joe’s Catholic Church
  • 12pm – 4pm 
    Carnival Wrist Band Hours, all ages $20 each
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Shue’s Pond is Open for Fishing Courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
  • 2pm – 5pm- Live Music by Big Fish on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
  • 1pm
    Hula Hoop Contest
  • 5pm
    Fishing Has No Boundaries Fishing Booth – Raffle & Prize Ceremony
  • 5pm – 8pm
    1st Annual Musky Fest Cornhole Tournament Presented by Ignite Dispensary
  • 7:30pm Hayward Hawks vs. Haugen Knights – Larry Somerville Field
  • 8pm – Midnight- FREE Live Music by Bumblefist on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by the Hayward Community Credit Union

Sunday, June 27