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Annual Events in Eau Claire

Looking for an authentic Eau Claire experience? Well, that all begins with partaking in the many annual events Eau Claire hosts. We celebrate the seasons, the holidays and, of course, Eau Claire's individuality. The Eau Claire area has everything from annual music festivals and performances to sporting events to food festivals and everything in between. 

For the music lover, make sure to make a trip during Party in the Prairie, Country Jam USARock Fest, Eaux Claires Music Festival and the Eau Claire Jazz Festival. The sports enthusiast won't want to miss Eau Claire Ski Club Silvermine Invitational, the Wisconsin Sports Show and the US Kubb National Championship. Come celebrate all things focused on Eau Claire culture at events such as Taste of the Valley, Festival of the Pines, The Banbury Art Crawl, International Fall Festival and Christmastime in the City.

Explore the calendar below to find the best annual events Eau Claire has to offer. 





Silver Mine Ski Invitational

Banbury Art Crawl

Jig’s Up

Home & Garden Show

Decadent Cabaret

Wisconsin Sports Show




Viennese Ball

Eau Claire Jazz Festival

Record Store Day

Wisconsin Fishing Opener (1st Saturday in May)

Sculpture Tour Reveal

Eau Claire Marathon

National Tourism Week

Kick off to Municipal Band & Tuesday Night Blues

Kick off to Downtown Farmer’s Market

Kick off to Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

Blue Ox Festival 

Cinder City Days

Country Fest

Parade of Homes

Leinie’s Lodge Family Reunion





Carson Park 4th of July festivities

4th of July – Altoona

Eaux Claires

Kubb Championships

Rock Fest

Country Jam

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Silver Spring National Mustard Day Celebration

Chainsaw Sculpture Championships

Family Day

Dragonboat Races

Big Rig Truck Show

Festival in the Pines

Extreme Thunder USA

International Fall Festival

Party in the Prairie




Downtown Halloween

Gatsby’s Gala

Small Business Saturday

Christmastime in the City & Let it Glow

New Year’s Eve