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

 

August

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

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

31-

 

September

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

Sat.


   

 

 

  1-
FRIDAY ART WALK- Lodi
2-
14TH ANNUAL PARDEEVILLE COMMUNITY CAR, TRUCK & TRACTOR SHOW Pardeeville
3-
Bingo at the Portage VFW

 

 

4-
CORN FESTIVAL -Randolph
5-
6-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW

PARDEEVILLE CRUISE IN
7-
8- 9-

Columbus Fall Festival

Pardeeville Annual Watermelon Fest  

Portage City Flea Market at Veteran’s Memorial Field

10-
11- 12- 13-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW

 

14- 15-

Lodi Fall Garage Sales

16-

Lodi Fall Garage Sales

Historic Indian Agency House Living History Weekend 


Kids Day at Culver’s  Portage

Sorghum Fest Savanna Oaks -Fall RIver

4th Annual Tri-Lazy-Fall River

17-
Bingo at the Portage VFW

Lodi Fall Garage Sales


18-

 

19- 20-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW

 

21-

Game Night
at the VFW Portage

22- 23-

Brew B Que -Lodi

VFW concert -Poynette

17th Annual Boxer Bash -Columbus

Apple Fest at Fort Winnebago Surgeons Quarters -Portage

24-

25-

 

26-

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

27-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
28- 29- 30-

Oddtoberfest- Columbus

 

October

 

November

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

Sat.


    1-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
2- 3-

 

 

4-

Fall River Fire Dept. Bingo & Meat Raffle

Pardeeville Annual Holiday On The Lakes 

5-
6-
7-
8-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
9- 10-
11-

Harvest Dinner at Portage Presbyterian Church



Craft Fair -Cambria

12-
Bingo at the Portage VFW
13-

 

14- 15-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
16-

Game Night at the VFW Portage

17-

Holiday Open House in Downtown Columbus 

Lodi & Lake Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Wine Walk and Shop


18-

Holiday Open House in Downtown Columbus 

Christmas By the Creek -Lodi

Veterans Resource Fair and Free Thank You lunch -Columbus

 

 

19-

Holiday Open House in Downtown Columbus 

20-

 

21- 22-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
23-
24-

Portage Theatres
Free Kid’s Movie -Portage

Santa Fly-In at the Portage Airport 


Chili Dump at Holiday Parade by Portage Presbyterian Church


Portage Holiday Lighted Parade & Tree Lighting

Holiday Parade -Columbus

 


25-

Portage Theatres
Free Kid’s Movie -Portage

Santa’s Real Reindeer are coming to Portage


Wine Walk and small Business Saturday -Columbus

Pardeeville Chandler Park Holiday Lights 

 


 

26-
Bingo at the Portage VFW
27-
28- 29-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
30-  

 

December

Sun.

Mon.

Tues.

Wed.

Thurs.

Fri.

Sat.


   

 

 

Date to be determined -Canadian Pacific Holiday Train Portage

1- 2-

Cookie Walk -Portage

Christmas Lights Parade -Lodi

Holiday House at Portage Presbyterian Church

Fall River/Columbus
Breakfast w/Santa

 

 

3-

Gale Singers
Holiday Concert -Portage

4- 5-
6-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
7-
8- 9-

Kiddie Christmas at Historic Indian Agency House -Portage

Santa Visit -Cambria

Breakfast with Santa at Portage Culver’s 

Historic Living Windows in Portage

 

 

10-
Bingo at the Portage VFW
11- 12- 13-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW

 

14- 15- 16-
17-
18-

 

19- 20-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW

 

21-

Game Night at the VFW Portage

22- 23-
24-
Bingo at the Portage VFW

25-

Christmas Day Dinner  at Portage Presbyterian Church


 

26-
27-
TEXAS HOLD ‘EM Portage VFW
28- 29- 30-
31-

Trivia Night For Multiple Sclerosis -Cambria

           

 

2018 Events

Lion’s Club eskimo open Poynette, February 17  

 


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
Room 256 - 112 E. Edgewater (P.O. Box 323)
Portage, WI 53901

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