Winter Weekend

Join Wausau Events for a weekend filled with winter activities for the entire family!
​The weekend kicks off on Friday with Winter Brew Fest, a 21 and over event at the Jefferson Street Inn Banquet Center featuring various beers from around our local area, appetizers and live music! Saturday, bring the entire family downtown for our annual Winter Fest! A day of free activities including: art projects, ice sculptures, sled dog demonstrations, cookies, ice skating and more! A chance for your family to get outside during the winter weather!

Winter Brew Fest

Winter Fest

January 26, 2024 - 7 PM to 9 PM

Jefferson Street Inn Banquet Center
Join Wausau Events for a night of beer samples, a full brat bar and live music while you get out of the house during the winter!


Tickets for this event include beer samples from various breweries, a full brat bar, live music and a commemorative glass mug! Must be 21+ over to purchase a ticket.
Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door until sold out.
MobCraft Brewing
Lake 11 Brewing
Oso Brewing
3 Sheeps Brewing
Third Space Brewing
Forward Beverage (NA Options)
​Fabiano Brothers

Parking & Other Details:

All guests can park in the parking ramp attached to the Jefferson Street Inn and enter the event via the attached skywalk. This will provide easy access to the event.

​All guests must show a valid ID to enter.

January 27, 2024 - 11 AM - 1 PM

400 Block & Washington Square – Downtown Wausau

400 Block Activities:

  • Ice Skating (bring your own ice skates)
  • ​Sled Dog Demonstrations (weather dependent)
  • Kid’s Ice Castle building area
  • Craft Activity (Inside the CVA!)

Activities inside Washington Square:

  • Lakes Gas Kid’s Activity
  • Mad City Windows & Baths Activity
  • Renewal by Andersen Kid’s Activity
  • Children’s Wisconsin Activity
  • Humane Society of Marathon County
  • Marathon County Historical Society Craft Project

Activities outside on 3rd Street:

  • Monk Gardens Animal Tracking Activity

Food & Beverage:

  • Wausau Events & The Clay House Pizza Kiln will be serving free pizza slices to attendees inside of Washington Square while supplies last!
  • FREE Cookies

2024 Sponsors

Sponsorships are still available for our 2024 Winter Weekend!
​Please contact if you are interested. Deadline to sponsor these events is January 5th.

Thomas Turner
Casey Demers

316 Scott Street
Wausau, Wi 54401


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