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Copperfest, June 8-10, 2018
Copperfest celebrates Wisconsin’s “Copper Country” in Oconto, and this year Copperfest is celebrating 36 years! Come join the fun on June 8, 9 and 10, 2018.
Entertainer George of the Juggle is back, along with grilling enthusiasts Mad Dog & Merrill, Cassady’s Critters, Pleasure Valley pig and duck races, UTL wrestling, a trout pond, horseshoe tournament, fireworks, children’s games, and much more!
The Artist Village with roughly 120 artists and crafters from all over the state runs Friday from 5-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 10am-3pm.
Advanced wristbands are $5 for all weekend and $2 for seniors/youth. Kids under 5 are free. Otherwise, daily admission prices are:
The Friday Kick-off Breakfast is catered by Wayne’s Family Restaurant starting at 6:30am-8:30am, with the crowning of Miss Copperfest at 8:00am. This will happen at the Copperfest grounds (Ner Park), at the corner of Madison & Arbutus.
Saturday’s Parade starts at 10:00am with a Superhero theme! The Parade route is from the corner of Chicago and Farnsworth to Main Street down to Park Ave and ending at Monroe and Park Ave.
Fireworks will kick off at 9:30pm Saturday night at Ner Park.
Oconto Copperfest Address:
709 Madison Street
Oconto, WI 54153
You’ll find Oconto at the eastern end of Highway 22, right at U.S. 41. It’s about eight miles east of U.S. 141 and 10 miles south of Highway 64. Copperfest is in town, and just east past downtown is the shores of Green Bay, with lakeside parks and piers and a view across the bay to Door County. It’s only about half an hour from the city of Green Bay and twenty minutes from Marinette.