Local Festivals in Barron, WI
Barron hosts festivals throughout the year some of which include Leap Into Spring, Music in the Park, Barron Fall Festival, and Business and Industry Appreciation Day.
Music in the Park
The Third Tuesday of each month (May-August) during the summer is Music in the Park from 7:00pm - 9:00pm - Free! Join us for music, food and fun. Bring a lawn chair, grab a picnic table or take a seat in the pavilion at Anderson Park. Food starts at 6:00pm Vendors on-site
Fall Fest Entertainers:
September 11, 2015- Nancy & the Backwoods Boys
Food served by Barron High School Junior Class
September 12, 2015- Chris Kroeze & Sweet Action
Leap into Spring - Business Expo
2015 is a great year to “Leap Into Spring” with the Barron Chamber of Commerce! This year’s expo is being held at the Barron Area Community Center. The event will showcase over 21 Barron area businesses in the gym and live entertainment in the auditorium.
The Duluth Zoomobile & Kids' Dance will be in the theater, concessions by Rolling Oaks will be available, there will be Kids' Activities, and a Silent Auction benefiting the Boys & Girls Club. Officer Nathan Emmons and Police dog Blitz will also be there.
Come and check out the Leap Into Spring Business Expo 2015!
To set the tone for Fall Fest, businesses were encouraged to help “decorate the town” and participate in the Scarecrow Decorating Contest and City-Wide Food Drive. Another pre-activity of Fall Fest is the Golden Pumpkin Hunt. Clues will be posted in the Barron News-Shield, giving individuals an opportunity to hunt for the Golden Pumpkin. The lucky winner will win $50.00 in Barron Chamber Dollars.
Friday there will be a 911 memorial and Music in the Park. a beverage tent will be available at 5:00pm with Music from 7:00pm- 10:00pm. Food will be served at 6:00pm.
Saturday starts off with the Tour De Color Bike ride at 8:30pm. It will start this year from Anderson Park. Kids games and inflatables will be in the park from 10:00am-3:00pm. Polka music will be in the beverage tent at noon, with a Pig Roast dinner that evening. Chris Kroeze and Sweet Action will start at 7:00pm-10:00pm.
A Duck Race for kids and adults and a Kick Ball Tournament is planned Saturday. Food Vendors are available in the park during the day.
Sunday will start with a Pancake Breakfast and Classic Car Show beside- Swant Ford on Highway 8. The Grand Parade will start at noon down Lasalle Avenue.
Barron’s Fall Fest would not be possible without the support of many business sponsors, together with the help of many organizers and volunteers, Thanks to those that will help bring this years celebration to our community.
Business and Industry Appreciation Day
The Barron Chamber of Commerce will be honoring area business and industry with a day of golf, dining and socialization on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at Rolling Oaks Golf Course and Rolling Oaks Restaurant in Barron.
Chamber members and their employees are invited for a nine-hole, three-person golf scramble starting at 2 p.m. Cost is $5 per person, plus additional charge for golf course non-member greens fees (walking-$13; with cart-$18). A cart for golf course members is $9. Hole prizes and team prizes will be awarded after the scramble in the club house.
To register for golf, call Tony Slagstad at 715-537-5631. To donate prizes, please drop off at Barron City Hall or bring to the golf outing.
After golf or after work, a complimentary picnic buffet will be available for golfers/chamber members on the outdoor deck of Rolling Oaks Restaurant from 5 to 6 p.m. No reservation is necessary.
Lyndon Ellefson Memorial Run
Half Marathon, 5k Walk/ Run and 1mi Fun Walk
This year's event will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015. This is our sevententh run/walk raising money to directly benefit the BACC and enrich the quality of life for Barron Area Residents. www.thebacc.com
Half-Marathon: $40 registration fee, $50 on day of event
5K Run/Walk: $20 registration fee, $25 on day of event
Entry fee includes: Short sleeve performance T-shirt, a post-race brunch, use of the Aqua and full use of the BACC facilities including showers, swimming pool, whirlpool and more.
Start times are as follows:
Half-Marathon: 7:30am 5K Run/Walk: 8:00am
Please join us for a Post-Race Brunch beginning at 8:00am
June 16 / Chris Kroeze & Charlie Uehlin
July 21 / Nancy & the Backwoods Boys
August 18 / R Country Gals
Food @ 6pm / Music 7-9pm / Anderson Park