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Event:
Paperfest
Start:
July 21, 2017 5:30 pm
End:
July 23, 2017 7:30 pm
Category:
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Updated:
July 11, 2016
Venue:
Sunset Park
Address:
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Sunset Park Road, Kimberly, WI, 54136, United States
Paperfest 2017, Kimberly

Paperfest logoPaperfest 2017

The Fox Valley’s paper making history gets its salute with the 29th annual Paperfest celebration! This year, Paperfest takes place in Kimberly’s Sunset Point Park, right along the Fox River. Paperfest is a fun, family-oriented festival spanning three days offering up plenty of games, sports, music and food – and education about paper.

Friday night features the Paper Chase, a 4 mile run/walk. Saturday is the Tour de Fest ’17, a biking competition which will be held rain or shine. This annual bike tour offers cyclists a choice of four routes – 18, 40, 70, and 100 miles. The cyclists should their energy – the 100 mile route includes the appropriately named Seven Hills Road!

Rest stops along the way will provide bagels, fruit, snacks, beverages, and restrooms. SAG wagons will patrol the routes until 3:00 p.m., providing direction, mechanical assistance and transportation, if needed. Spectators can watch and enjoy while imbibing in the food and drink available at Paperfest and at establishments along each route.

Paperfest SawdustOther fun things to check out include the toilet paper toss, carnival rides, lawn games, yoga, and more. Saturday features events in the Family Tent including comedy, magic, and karate demonstrations. On the music stages across three days The Bomb, Road Trip. Rob & The Rest, Eminence, Boogie & The Yo-Yo’z, Bad Habits, and RPM perform.

There is also a papermaking demonstration, the Age of Reptiles show, a petting zoo, graffiti fence painting, a sawdust hunt, sidewalk chalk art, hula hoop games, face painting, and more. The Family Stage will feature children’s music and magic tricks. Sports events include a volleyball tournament and tug-of-war competition.

You can reach Kimberly and Paperfest by following I-41, U.S. 10, Highway 55, Highway 96, or Highway 441 to get close, then follow the streets to Sunset Park.

Paperfest Location:

Sunset Park
Sunset Point Road
Kimberly, WI 54136
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