Welcome to Columbia County, located just north of Madison, WI and only a short drive from Chicago, Milwaukee and Minneapolis —featuring an area with an abundance of leisure activities.

 

2017 Calendar of Events

2017 calendar of events - pdf
For more information about any event, click on the event.

If you have an event you would like to add to our calendar please email all the important details including contact information to: info@travelcolumbiacounty.net
If your event fits our requirements we will add it to our calendar

 

April

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For more information on April events click here

 

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Friends of MacKenzie Maple Syrup Festival Poynette

Portage Lions Club Radio Auction

Savanna Oaks
Spring Fling Arts & Craft Show

2-
Bingo at the Portage VFW
3- 4- 5-

Rotary Smelt Fry-Prairie du Sac

Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW

 

6- 7-
Monthly Drury Gallery Art Exhibits Portage

Friday Art Walk - Lodi

8-
Kiwanis Egg Hunt -Cambria

Fall River Fire Dept. Bingo & Meat Raffle

Columbus Recreation Flashlight Egg Hunt
9-
Lodi FFA Alumni Consignment Auction

Columbus Recreation annual egg hunt
10- 11- 12-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW
13- 14- 15-

Portage Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt


easter egg hunt -Poynette

16- Bingo at the Portage VFW 17- 18- 19-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW
20-

Game Night at the VFW Portage

21- 22-

Performing Arts
Series Concerts - Portage

23- 24- 25-
26-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW
27-

Brown Bag
Lunch Series- Portage

28-
Portage Wine Walk Portage

Lodi Spring Garage Sale

29-
Lodi Spring Garage Sale

Columbus Arbor Day Celebration

30-Bingo at the Portage VFW

Lodi Spring Garage Sale

 

May

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Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

Sat.


1- 2- 3-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW

 

4- 5-

Friday Art Walk-Lodi

Monthly Drury Gallery Art Exhibits Portage, Opening Reception


6-

Pardeeville Student Council Cancer Run-Walk


7-

Gale Singers Spring Concert-Portage

Mother’s Day Women’s Expo & Craft Show

8- 9- 10-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW
11-
Poynette garage sale

barn quilt tour

12-
Poynette garage sale

Red Bud Days and City Wide Garage Sales Columbus
13-
Poynette garage sale

Red Bud Days and City Wide Garage Sales Columbus

Opening Day Celebration At Indian Agency House

Village Wide
Garage Sale-Randolph

One Mother of a Run Lodi

14-
Poynette garage sale

Mother’s Day at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters

Bingo at the Portage VFW

15- 16- 17-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW
18-

Game Night
at the VFW Portage


 

19-

Red White and Brew-Lodi

St. Mary’s Best Fest Portage

20-
St. Mary’s Best Fest Portage

Pedal days Bike Rodeo Columbus

Friends of the Lodi Library Garden Expo Lodi

 

21-
St. Mary’s Best Fest Portage

Pardeeville EMT & Fire Departments Fundraiser

22- 23-
24-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW

Pardeeville Cruise In

25-
City wide rummage and garage sales-Pardeeville

Brown Bag Lunch Series-Portage

 

26-

City wide rummage and garage sales-Pardeeville

Xplozion Memorial Madness Fastpitch Softball Tournament Columbus


27-

City wide rummage and garage sales-Pardeeville

Xplozion Memorial Madness Fastpitch Softball Tournament Columbus

5th Annual
Cambria Car Show

28-
Bingo at the Portage VFW

Xplozion Memorial Madness Fastpitch Softball Tournament Columbus
29-

Memorial Day Ceremony-Fort Winnebago Cemetery

Village of Wyocena-
memorial day program

Memorial Day Parade
-Lodi

Memorial Day parade -Columbus

Memorial Day program-Fall River

Memorial Day parade and ceremony-Randolph

Memorial Day Ceremony-Poynette

PARDEEVILLE-Memorial Day Program 

30- 31-
Texas Hold ‘Em - Portage VFW

Pardeeville Cruise In

 

June

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For more information on June events click here
1- 2-

Village-Wide Garage Sale & Brat Fry-Fall River

Teardrop Campout Pardeeville

Friday Art Walk-Lodi

Canal Days At Fort Winnebago Surgeon’s Quarters-Portage

 

 

3-

Village-Wide Garage Sale & Brat Fry-Fall River

Teardrop Campout Pardeeville

Canal Days At Fort Winnebago Surgeon’s Quarters-Portage

Downtown
Portage Walking Tour


Lodi Valley
Chapter Mammoth
Fun Run & Hike-Lodi

Monthly Drury Gallery Art Exhibits Portage-Opening Reception

Spring Reenactment and Flag Day Event at Indian Agency House -Portage

Canal Days-Portage

Divine Savior Healthcare Run/Walk Portage

Portage City Flea Market at Veteran’s Memorial Field

Cambria Village Wide Garage Sales

4-
Teardrop Campout Pardeeville

Canal Days At Fort Winnebago Surgeon’s Quarters-Portage

5-
6-
Tuesday Cruise Day- Lodi
7-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW
8-
Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Citywide Garage Sales-Portage

9-
Citywide Garage Sales-Portage

free movies in pauquette park

10-
Citywide Garage Sales-Portage

Moto Static Cruise In & Music Festival-Pardeeville

11-

Bingo-Portage VFW

12- 13-
Tuesday Cruise Day- Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

 

14-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts

Flag Day at Fort Winnebago
Surgeons Quarters-Portage

15-
Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Game Night
at the VFW Portage

16- 17-

Columbia County
Moo-Day Brunch-Arlington

Horse &
Carriage Festival-Columbus

totally 80’s murder mystery event-Lodi

Summer Sizzler-Randolph

 

 


18-

Horse &
Carriage Festival-Columbus

Father’s Day at Fort Winnebago
Surgeons Quarters-Portage

 


 

19- 20-
Tuesday Cruise Day- Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

 

21-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts
22-
Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social
23-
24-

friesland fire department annual chicken bbq


Poynette area
family festival

Farm Day at Fort Winnebago
Surgeons Quarters-Portage

25-
Bingo-Portage VFW

Columbus/Fall River Sno-Blazer’s Pancake Breakfast-Fall River

 

26-
27-
Tuesday Cruise Day- Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

Summer Speaker Series at Historic Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago-Portage

28-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts
29-
Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Pardeeville Classic Car Cruise In
30-  

 

July

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1-

Portage Concert in the Park & Fireworks Celebration

Downtown Portage Walking Tour

Portage City Flea Market at Veteran’s Memorial Field


Art in the Park-Lodi

Monthly Drury Gallery Art Exhibits , Portage-Opening Reception

2-

Guided Walk or Cruise at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters-Portage

3-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

 

 

4-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

Pardeeville Area Business Association Scholarship Breakfast

Fire Cracker
5 run/walk-Columbus

Cruise Day-Lodi

Pardeeville 4th of July

Friesland fireworks, band concert & pie social

 

5-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

Pardeeville Cruise In

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Concerts At The Portage

6-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

152nd Lodi-Agriculture Fair

Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

7-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

152nd Lodi-Agriculture Fair

Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Friday Art Walk-Lodi

8-
Columbus July 4th Celebration

152nd Lodi-Agriculture Fair

Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Pardeeville Triathlon

Kiwanis
Pea & Bean Sale-Cambria

9-

Bingo-Portage VFW

10-
11-
Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social
12-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Concerts At The Portage

Lodi Pride Concerts

Music on the Hill at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters-Portage

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14-
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Portage
15-

Dekorra Fest-Poynette

16- 17-
18-
Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

 

19-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Concerts At The Portage

Lodi Pride Concerts
20-

Game Night at the VFW Portage

 

21-
Xplozion End of Summer Fastpitch Softball Tournament

Portage Beer Hop
22-
Xplozion End of Summer Fastpitch Softball Tournament
23-
Bingo-Portage VFW

Xplozion End of Summer Fastpitch Softball Tournament
24-

25-
Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

Summer Speaker Series at Historic Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago-Portage

 

26-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Concerts At The Portage

Lodi Pride Concerts

166th Columbia
County Fair-Portage

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166th Columbia
County Fair-Portage

28-
166th Columbia
County Fair-Portage

free movies in pauquette park-Poynette

29-
166th Columbia
County Fair-Portage

Portage Family
SkateBoard-Levee Cruise

Annual street dance-Poynette

 

30-
166th Columbia
County Fair-Portage

Columbus/Fall River Sno-Blazer’s Pancake Breakfast
31-    

 

August

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Mon.

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Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

Sat.


  1-

Tuesday Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social

2-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts

3-

Park Days Ball Tournament-Cambria

ARLINGTON-FIREMEN’S FESTIVAL

Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

 

 

 

4-
Park Days Ball Tournament-Cambria

ARLINGTON-FIREMEN’S FESTIVAL

Friday Art Walk-Lodi

Monthly Drury Gallery Art Exhibits, Portage-Opening Reception

 

5-
Park Days Ball Tournament-Cambria

ARLINGTON-FIREMEN’S FESTIVAL

Park Days Parade-Cambria

Downtown Portage Walking Tour

Merrimac-Community Festival

Portage City Flea Market at Veteran’s Memorial Field


6-
Park Days Ball Tournament-Cambria

ARLINGTON-FIREMEN’S FESTIVAL

Bingo-Portage VFW

7-
8-
Tuesday Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social
9-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts

A Taste of the Fox at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters-Portage

 

10-
Pardeeville Band Concerts And Pie Social

Fitz’s and Lodi EMS 36th Annual Cornboil

Harmony Grove-Brat & Beer Festival

11-
Harmony Grove-Brat & Beer Festival

Lodi FFA Alumni Tractor & Truck Pull
12-
Harmony Grove-Brat & Beer Festival

Lodi FFA Alumni Tractor & Truck Pull

Kiwanis -Corn & Bean Sale-Cambria

Pardeeville-Sidewalk Sales

Kiwanis Ride to Read Bike Ride-Portage

33rd Annual Susie the Duck Day Celebration-Lodi

 

 

 

13-
Harmony Grove-Brat & Beer Festival

 

14- 15-
Tuesday Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social
16-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage


Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

Lodi Pride Concerts

17-

Game Night at the VFW Portage

18-

 

19-

Optimist Raffle & Pig Roast Dinner-Lodi

Zona Gale Celebrates Friendship Village-Portage

 

20-
Bingo-Portage VFW

Antiques Appraisals at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters-Portage

 

21- 22-
Tuesday Cruise Day-Lodi

Friesland Band Concerts And Pie Social
23-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW


24-

25-
Taste of Portage Market Fair

 

26-
Taste of Portage Market Fair

Silver Lake Triathlon-Portage

Dump Poker Run-Cambria


27-
28- 29-
Tuesday Cruise Day-Lodi

Summer Speaker Series at Historic Indian Agency House at Fort Winnebago-Portage

Family Day at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters-Portage

 

30-
Pardeeville Cruise In

Concerts At The Portage

Texas Hold ‘Em-Portage VFW

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September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

2018 Events

 

 


These dates are subject to change, refer to this page regularly.

 


For more information about beautiful Columbia County,
here are some helpful links:

Cambria-Friesland Chamber of Commerce
920-348-6090

Columbus Chamber of Commerce
920-623-3699

Fall River Chamber of Commerce
920-484-6257 

Lodi & Lake Wisconsin
608-592-4412

Pardeeville Area Business Association
608-429-3596 

Portage Area Chamber of Commerce
608-742-6242 or 800-474-2525

Poynette Chamber of Commerce
608-635-2425  

Randolph Chamber of Commerce
920-326-4769  

Wisconsin Dells
800-223-3557

Wisconsin Department of Tourism

 

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COLUMBIA COUNTY VISITOR BUREAU
Phone -608.742.6161 Fax -608.742.3582
120 W. Conant Street, Suite 202
Portage, WI 53901

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