Milwaukee may be the City of Festivals, but that doesn’t mean everywhere else in the state doesn’t love to throw a good party, as well. We take advantage of every moment of nice weather and in spring and summer in Wisconsin and most of the time, we do it by having a festival.

Whether we’re celebrating ethnic roots or things literally falling from the sky, we love an excuse to get the community involved, hang out with our friends and neighbors and have a great time. We’ll take any excuse for a party!

In no particular order, here are some of the strangest, wackiest, weirdest and most fun reasons we get together and have a good time. Here are 21 odd Wisconsin festivals you’ll want to check out this summer:

What’s your favorite small-town Wisconsin festival? Let us know in the comments!

Looking for more things to do this summer? Check out 15 Unforgettable Things You Must Add To Your Wisconsin Summer Bucket List

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