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Wo-Zha-Wa Days
September 18, 2021
September 19, 2021
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Wisconsin Dells Convention & Visitor Bureau
September 13, 2016
Downtown Wisconsin Dells
Wisconsin Dells, WI, United States
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“Wo-Zha-Wa” means “fun time” in the Ho-Chunk language, and Wisconsin Dells offers just that September 17-19! 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, 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: 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 Wo-Zha-Wa Days to give you an idea:

Schedule of Events:

Friday, September 17

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 18

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 19

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

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Wo-Zha-Wa Days map, Wisconsin Dells

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