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Event:
Wo-Zha-Wa Days
Start:
September 16, 2016
End:
September 18, 2016
Cost:
Free
Category:
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Organizer:
Wisconsin Dells Convention & Visitor Bureau
Updated:
September 13, 2016
Venue:
Downtown Wisconsin Dells
Address:
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Wisconsin Dells, WI, United States
Wozhawa Days 2016 Logo

“Wo-Zha-Wa” means “fun time” in the Ho-Chunk language, and Wozhawa Days in Wisconsin Dells offer just that! As one of the largest festivals in Wisconsin, Wo-Zha-Wa is a three day extravaganza with delicious food, a 100-unit parade, rousing live music, and arts and crafts that everyone can enjoy.
Wo-Zha-Wa’s flea market (Maxwell Street Days) always has new novel items to check out including gourmet dog treats, hand-made works of art, custom pieces of jewelry, organic cosmetics, and wood flowers made before your eyes. You can stroll through all these different stalls while chowing down on some of the festival’s favorite culinary treats, like kettle corn and alligator on a stick.

The whole family can enjoy themselves at Wo-Zha-Wa. The yearly Wo-Zha-Wa parade is a spectacle filled with floats, performers, and music that fills the entire street. The carnival rides are always a hit with the kids, who always get a thrill on the rides’ twists, turns, and spins.

When you attend, you’re invited to participate in a street carnival with refreshment concessions and the Wo-Zha-Wa Run; now in its 49th year, the Wo-Zha-Wa Run is Wisconsin’s oldest long-distance race. Runners can take part in the challenging half-marathon course, or the fast-paced four-mile run.

Festival admission is free, so there is no reason why you shouldn’t go to this Wisconsin favorite!
All activities located in Downtown Wisconsin Dells & Bowman Park.

You can get to the Dells easily, of course, for Wozhawa Days. I-90/94, U.S. 12, or Highways 13, 16, or 23 all bring you there. Check their website for full details!

Here’s a video from a previous year of Wozhawa Days to give you an idea:

Schedule of Events:

Friday, September 16

All Day Concessions and Carnival Rides
8 am – 5 pm Maxwell Street Days
8 am – 6 pm Antique Flea Market
Noon – 5 pm Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday, September 17

All Day Concessions and Carnival Rides
8 am – 5 pm Maxwell Street Days
8 am Wo-Zha-Wa Run
8 am – 6 pm Antique Flea Market
9am – 5 pm Arts & Crafts Fair

Sunday, September 18

All Day Concessions and Carnival Rides
8 am – 3 pm Maxwell Street Days
8 am – 3 pm Antique Flea Market
9 am – 3 pm Arts & Crafts Fair
1:30 pm 100-unit Parade