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 Country Jam USABlue Ox Music Festival or the Eau Claire Jazz Festival. The sports enthusiast won't want to miss Eau Claire Ski Club Silvermine Invitational, the Wisconsin Sports Show or the US Kubb National Championship. Come celebrate all things focused on Eau Claire culture at events such as Taste of the Valley, Festival in the Pines, The Banbury Art Crawl, Fall Festival and Wintertime in the City.

Explore the list below to find the best annual events Eau Claire has to offer. Click here to view our full event calendar. 

A ski jumper flying through the air at Silver Mine Ski Invitational


Silver Mine Ski Invitational | Learn More

People browsing through art and shopping at the Banbury Art Crawl in Eau Claire, WI


Banbury Art Crawl
JIG's UP Ice Fishing Tournament

People browsing at vendors at the Wisconsin Sport Show


Wisconsin Sports Show

Eau Claire Jazz Festival's Jazz Crawl in downtown Eau Claire


Viennese Ball
Eau Claire Jazz Festival
Eau Claire Marathon | Learn More

Two senior women exploring the Eau Claire Sculpture Tour


Sculpture Tour Reveal
River Prairie Festival 
Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market Opens | Learn More

A young boy sitting on dad's shoulders at Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire


Taste of the Valley
Cinder City Days
Lake Martha Days
Leinie's Summer Kickoff
Blue Ox Music Festival | Learn More
Country Fest | Learn More
Kickoff to Sounds Like Summer Concert Series | Learn More

A group of 3 posing with their Country Jam bottles at Country Jam


Northern Wisconsin State Fair
Rock Fest | Learn More
Kubb National Championships
Country Jam | Learn More

A man torching a wooden sculpture


Chainsaw Sculpture Championships | Learn More
Festival in the Pines
Big Rig Truck Show | Learn More
Reverb | Learn More

People looking at the giant pumpkins at River Prairie's Ginormous Pumpkin Festival


Fall Festival
Party In The Prairie
Leinie's Oktoberfest
Ginormous Pumpkin Festival | Learn More

Downtown Trick or Treat Family


Downtown Halloween
UWEC Homecoming


The Local Store decorate for the holiday in winter of 2023


Gatsby Gala
Small Business Saturday

A family posing for a photo in front of a holiday tree at Haymarket Plaza during Wintertime in the City


Wintertime in the City