Hayward Musky Festival

Hayward Musky Festival
Saturday, Jun 24, 2023 at 6:30am
Various Venues Hayward, WI

Hayward's largest summer celebration of the great fishing history of Wisconsin's Northwoods. Held annually the weekend following Father's Day in downtown Hayward. The weekend includes the crowning of our Musky Festival Queen, sidewalk sales, large handmade arts & crafts show, live music, children's games, great food booths, Musky Run, fishing contest and a carnival. Everyone will enjoy regional musicians during Friday and Saturday night street dances. The weekend concludes with a large parade on Sunday.

Schedule Of Events

6:30am - 11amSawyer County Dairy Breakfast at Sawyer County Fairgrounds
9am - 5pm: Sidewalk Sales at Downtown Hayward and Area Retail Stores
9am - 5pm: Handmade Art and Craft Show, Food, Refreshments and Live Entertainment
9am - 5pm: Hayward Area High School Bass Team Casting Game and Fundraiser on Third Street
9am - 5pm: Chalk Art on Second Street presented by Deerfoot Lodge and Resort
9am - 1pm: Musky Fest 6th Annual Car Show at the Highway 63 Municipal Lot Presented by ELEMENTCHURCH
10am - 4pm: Sawyer County Wood Chop in the Firehall Municipal Lot on Dakota Avenue
10am - 5pm: Caricatures by Rachel near the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
9am - 5pm: Speed Ball Throw on Third Street by the Knights of Columbus
10am - MidnightHayward Lions Club and Hayward Rotary Club's Beer and Brat Tents Open
10:00am - 11:30amRod Lundberg Games - presented by Northwest Connection Family Resource Center and Frandsen Bank at the Frandsen Bank Green Lot
11am - 10pm: Carnival Open at the Fuller Building Lot Courtesy of St. Joe's Catholic Church
12 Noon: Dairy Queen Dilly Bar Eating Contest
12pm - 4pm: Carnival Wrist Band Hours, all ages $20 each
12pm - 4pm: Shue's Pond is Open for Fishing Courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
1:30pm: Hula Hoop Contest
2pm - 5pm: Live Music by Chad Kostner on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward - Sponsored by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University
5pm: Fishing Has No Boundaries Fishing Booth - Raffle and Prize Ceremony on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
5:30pm - 8pm: 3rd Annual Musky Fest Cornhole Tournament Presented by Ignite Dispensary
6pm - 10pm: Carnival Wrist Band Hours, all ages $20 each
7:30pm: Hayward Hawks vs. Eau Claire Bears - Larry Somerville Field
8pm: Get Hooked: Blood Hook Movie Screening and Costume Contest at The Park Center
8pm: MidnightFree Live Music by Six to Midnight on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward - Sponsored by Angler's Bar and Grill