2020 Aquafest Events

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR 2020 AQUAFEST
June 5-14, 2020

Events TBD.

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2019 Aquafest Events

ENTERTAINMENT TICKETS AVAILABLE AT:

AQUAFESTONLINE.COM  •  CCFBANK (NORTH & SOUTH)
BS ON MAIN  •  MARKETPLACE FOODS  •  VILLAGE DELL
ROYAL CREDIT UNION  •  RICE LAKE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

 

Friday, May 31

ROYAL CREDIT UNION AQUABUG CLUES BEGIN

Time: 10:30 am and 3:30 pm
Description:
Daily clues given at 10:30am and 3:30pm on WJMC, WAQE and WKFX Radio Stations. Posted at Royal Credit Union and aquafestonline.com. Finder receives $1,000 and must be wearing Aquafest button. Clues continue until found.

BLUE HILLS BAR-B-Q FEST

Time: 5:00 pm -10:00 pm
Held at: Barron County Fairgrounds.
Description:  $5 per person, or $8 advanced button for both days. Food vendors, live music by Riverside Hitmen, and kids bounce house.

SPAGHETTI DINNER

Time: 5:00 pm -8:00 pm
Held at: Rice Lake Senior Citizens Center
Hosted by:  NAMI of BC recognizing Foster Care Families

Saturday, June 1

AquaBug Clues continue.


KIDDIE PARADE REGISTRATION & JUDGING

Time: 9:00 am
Held at: Lakeview Dental parking lot. Rain site - Cedar Mall.
Description: Theme "Living the Dream." Decorate buggies, wagons or carts. Lots of prizes! Ages 10 and under.

KIDDIE PARADE BEGINS

Time: 9:30 am
Held at: Parade will go along Lakeshore Drive to the City Park.
Sponsored by: Rice Lake McDonald’s, Brueggen Construction and US Bank and The UPS Store

KIDS’ FISHING DERBY

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Held at: City Park
Sponsored by: Rice Lake Area Men’s Club

READ-A-PALOOZA

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Held at: Rice Lake City Park
Description:Free admission. Live music, crafts, 2 bounce houses. Sign up for the summer reading program.
Contact: 715-234-4861 for more information.

BLUE HILLS BAR-B-Q FEST

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Held at: Barron County Fairgrounds.
Description:  $5 per person, or $8 advanced button for both days. KCBS Barbecue Competition, food vendors, live music by The Slack & The Git Backs and Paisan & The Family Brass and much more.

EVENING UNDER THE STARS

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Held at: Student Center at UW Barron County.
Description: Silent and live auctions at UW-Eau Claire-Barron County Campus Student Center. Call 715-234-4861 for tickets - $25 in advance, $30 at event. Patron Tickets $50. Live music by Jeffrey Weisner, complimentary food catered by the areas finest restaurants and cash bar available.
Presented by: Friends of the Library

Sunday, June 2

AquaBug clues continue. Attend church of your choice.

FAMILY FUN DAY REGISTRATION

Time: 12:30 pm
Held at: Moon Lake Park

FAMILY FUN DAY

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Held at: Moon Lake Park
Description: Great Lakes Forestry Museum Sawdust Coin Hunt. Registration from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm. Prizes at 3:00 pm.
Sponsored by: Marshfield Clinic, Republic Services, Kitchen & Floor Decor, Star 97.7 WAQE, Royal Credit Union, Viking Coke, Mosaic Telecom, Hometown Mattress & JLG Architects

Monday, June 3

AquaBug clues continue.

 

Tuesday, June 4

AquaBug clues continue.

KIDS’ BIKE RACE REGISTRATION

Time: 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Held at: Rice Lake Fairgrounds
Description:
Free bike tune-ups courtesy of Grinders Sports.

KIDS’ BIKE RACE

Time: 5:30 pm  - 6:30 pm
Held at: Rice Lake Fairgrounds
Description: (Ages: 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12)
Sponsored by: Republic Services, Pomp’s Tire, Royal Credit Union, Kurshinsky Drafting & Design and Prevea Health

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Time: 7:00 pm
Held at: City Park Band Shell
Description:
Bring a lawn chair, relax and enjoy entertainment by the Rice Lake Municipal Band in the City Park.

Wednesday, June 5

AquaBug clues continue.

Thursday, June 6

WJMC Mystery Person, a chance to win $500 in the entertainment area tonight. Buy and wear your Aquafest button.
Aquabug clues continue.

HAUCK POWER SPORTS FOOD COURT

Time: 11:00 am
Description:
Open to the public

LIVE MUSIC FEATURING SAM SALTER AND THE 4 SOME

Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Held at: Hauck Power Sports Food Court
Description: 
Food court and beverage garden will be open. FREE ADMISSION. Senior Event with free bus service courtesy of Rice Lake Bus Service.
Sponsored by: Dove Healthcare.

SPECTRUM SHOWS CARNIVAL

Time: 1:00 pm -11:00 pm
Held at: Cedar Mall
Description: Wristbands $25 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm. $20 pre-sale at the Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce office until 4:00 pm . Megabands available for all 4 days at spectrumcarnival.com only, $40 in advance, $50 at ticket box.

“CHRIS KROEZE”
On the MCCAIN FOODS STAGE

Time: 7:00 pm
Held at: Downtown Rice Lake
Description:
Preceded by RADDA RADDA and NATALIE MURPHY. $10 or Season Pass.
Sponsored by: A1 Homes & Furnish 123

 

Friday, June 7

WJMC Mystery Person, a chance to win $500 in the entertainment area tonight. Buy and wear your Aquafest button.
Aquabug clues continue.

HAUCK POWER SPORTS FOOD COURT

Time: 11:00 am
Description: Open to the Public

SPECTRUM SHOWS CARNIVAL

Time: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Held at:
Cedar Mall
Description:
Wristbands $25 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.


“DENNIS DeYOUNG: The Music of Styx”
On the MCCAIN FOODS STAGE

Time: 7:00 pm
Held at: Downtown Rice Lake
Description:
Preceded by STEVE BEGUHN. $25 or Season Pass.
Sponsored by: Dairy State Bank & Link Ford Lincoln and RV

 

Saturday, June 8

WJMC Mystery Person, a chance to win $500 in the entertainment area tonight. Buy and wear your Aquafest button.
Aquabug clues continue.

AQUAQUEST RACE CHECK-IN / PACKET PICK-UP

Time: 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Held at: Lincoln Clubhouse
Description: This unique hybrid challenge event combines service, teamwork and outdoor adventures into one team-oriented adventure. $25/person, $30/person at the door, 5 and under free. First prize $500, second prize $300, third prize $150 and tons more.  
Hosted by: Boys & Girls Clubs of Barron County and Rice Lake Lions Club
More Information: https://www.bgcbarroncounty.org/aquaquest

AQUAQUEST RACE

Time: 9:00 am
Held at: Lincoln Clubhouse
Description: Race followed by an after party at 12:00 pm and awards ceremony at 12:30 pm.
More Information: https://www.bgcbarroncounty.org/aquaquest

20TH ANNUAL AQUAFEST 3-on-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Time: 9:00 am
Held at: Rice Lake High School Gym
Description:
Pre-register by 6/6 at Chamber of Commerce. Concessions available.
Pre-register: Registration Form
Contact: Kevin at 715-523-3931 for more information
Sponsored by: Quanex Building Products

41ST ANNUAL MEN’S FAST PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Held at: Tate Park

HAUCK POWER SPORTS FOOD COURT OPENS

Time: 11:00 am
Description: Open to the Public

SPECTRUM SHOWS CARNIVAL

Time: 11:00 am -11:00 pm
Held at: Cedar Mall
Description: Wristbands $25 from 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND”
On the MCCAIN FOODS STAGE

Time: 7:00 pm
Held at: Downtown Rice Lake
Description:
Preceded by DAWN MARIE. $25 or Season Pass.
Sponsored by: CCFBank

 

Sunday, June 9

AquaBug clues continue. Attend church of your choice.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Held under entertainment tent
Sponsored: Rice Lake Lions Club

ART IN THE PARK

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Held at: City Park
Description:
Food, art and craft vendors. Proceeds to benefit Dreamship and Barron County Habitat for Humanity.
Presented by: Coldwell Banker Brenizer-Rice Lake

41ST ANNUAL MEN’S FAST PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Held at: Tate Park

SPECTRUM SHOWS CARNIVAL

Time: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Held at: Cedar Mall

AQUAFEST GRAND PARADE - “LIVING THE DREAM”

Featuring: the Grand Marshal
Time: 12:30 pm
Preceded by:  Flyover of 3 Vintage War Planes
Sponsored by: Arrow Building Center and Hometown Mattress

RICE LAKE FAMILY CAR SHOW REGISTRATION

Time: 2:00 pm
Held at: Advance Auto Parts
Description:
FREE Registration

9TH ANNUAL RICE LAKE FAMILY CAR SHOW

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Held at: Advance Auto Parts
Sponsored by: Advance Auto Parts

HYDROFLITES WATER SKI SHOW

Time: Following the Parade
Held at: Along the lake in front of the Elk’s
Description: FREE admission
Sponsored by: Sterling Bank, Lampert Lumber, MAC Construction, Henry Wisconsin, The Chronotype & Synergy Cooperative

PARADE AWARDS AND PRESENTATION OF AQUABUG WINNER

Time: During intermission at water ski show

DRY DUCK DASH

Time: Following the Parade
Held at:
Along the lake front by City Park. Rice Lake Veterans Memorial City Park, 20 East Stout Street, Rice Lake, WI
Description:
FREE admission.
Sponsored by: 
Rice Lake Rotary
More information: $10 Donation per Duck. Grand Prize - $10,000 in cash. 2nd Prize- Brand New Honda ATV worth over $5,000. Thousands more in prizes! Tickets available from Rice Lake Rotary Club Members and Rice Lake Chamber of Commerce. Proceeds for Scholarships and other Community Projects.

DUSK TO DAWN MOVIES

Time: Dusk
Held at: Stardust Drive-In Theatre, Cameron
Description: 3 Movies for the price of 1 at Stardust Drive-In Theater, Cameron. Bring your tent, stay all night. Go to stardustdriveinmovie.com for information.

 

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