The 42nd annual Dairyfest celebration returns to Marshfield June 2-4—here’s a handy guide to this fun community event.
Are you ready for the festival season in central Wisconsin? The 42nd annual Dairyfest celebration returns to Marshfield June 2-4—here’s a handy guide to this fun community event.
What is Dairyfest?
Held annually the weekend after Memorial Day, Dairyfest is a fun community celebration that honors the agriculture industry and local dairy farmers. Dairyfest features a lot of fun events, including the annual Dairyfest Breakfast, a parade, kids’ activities, a Picnic in the Park, and much more.
The theme of this year’s celebration is “To the Moo-n Back”!
When is Dairyfest?
Dairyfest will take place Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, 2022.
What is the schedule of events for Dairyfest?
Thursday, June 1
3:00-5:00pm /Kick-Off to Summer & Giveaways: Held at the Wenzel Family Plaza come for the ceremonial start of the water fountain and the Vandehey Waters giveaway and the Wisconsin Dells giveaway!
Friday, June 2
5:30-9:30am / Dairyfest Breakfast: Held at the Expo Building at the Central Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, 513 E. 17th St., this traditional event welcomes nearly 2,000 people every year. This year’s menu includes a scrambled egg special, hot coffee, white or chocolate milk, and more. The first 1,000 attendees will receive a commemorative ceramic coffee mug.
11:00-8:00pm / Food Truck Friday and Picnic in the Park: Food trucks will be at Columbia Park, 201 W. Arnold St., until 5:00pm and a variety of food booths will be available throughout the evening. Join the fun in the Park including inflatables, petting zoo, coin & candy hunt, educational games by Richfield 4-H, Reis Martial Arts, Main Street Conservatory of Dance, and the Marshfield Civic Band. And don’t miss out on Movie in the Park at sundown!
7:00-9:00pm / Hub City Concert Series Kick-Off: Join the fun at the Wenzel Family Plaza and enjoy food trucks and outdoor games. Live music starts at 7:00pm with NEWSKIES.
Saturday, June 3
Additional activities scheduled for Saturday include:
- 9:00am-3:00pm / Fishing For Kids Hosted by the Lions Club at Wildwood Park & Zoo Upper Pond. Kids 12 and under; $1 fee
- 10:00am-3:00pm / Pie Social at Upham Mansion, 212 W. 3rd St.
- 10:00am-4:00pm / Center City Fun Day at Wenzel Family Plaza
- 11:00am / Dairyfest Parade
- Food trucks / Friday & Saturday
- Softball /Friday & Saturday at The Marshfield Fairgrounds
- Disc golf tournaments / Registration starts from 7:00-8:30am at Braem Park
- 3:00pm-11pm / Nutz Deep Dairyfest Beer Garden at 809 S. Central Ave.
Visit the Marshfield Chamber of Commerce’s website for more information and the latest updates to the schedule.
Where can I stay in Marshfield?
Coming to town for Dairyfest? Book a stay at one of Marshfield’s welcoming hotels & motels.