Why the Madeline Island Fall Festival is One of the Best Annual Events

There are so many reasons to visit Wisconsin!  This scenic state offers endless opportunities for outdoor recreation, as well as fascinating museums and mouthwatering cuisine at the numerous incredible restaurants.  If you’re planning a trip to this fantastic vacation destination, you should also know that there are many annual events and festivals held here every year that draw visitors and locals alike from far and wide.  One of these highly anticipated events is the Madeline Island Fall Festival in October.  A favorite highlight of the many Madeline Island events, this is a wonderful day of fun for all ages.  Discover everything you need to know before you attend and add it to your calendar today!

Everything You Need to Know about the Madeline Island Fall Festival

When and Where

The 2016 Madeline Island Fall Festival will be held on October 22nd, with the activities kicking off at 10:00 a.m. that morning and running late into the evening.  All the festivities will be held in LaPointe, Wisconsin.  You can reach this community on Madeline Island by taking the Madeline Island ferry!  Admission to this event is completely free of charge for everyone.  

Madeline Island Fall Festival Events Schedule

You are guaranteed to love all the fun events and festivities provided by the annual Madeline Island Fall Festival!  Although the main event takes place on Saturday, October 22nd, there will be some additional activities held throughout the rest of the weekend as well.  

The fun begins Friday morning with a farmers’ market held across from the Madeline Island ferry office from 9:15 a.m. to noon.  The entertainment continues on Saturday morning with another farmers market in the same place, featuring numerous favorite Madeline Island businesses and other local organizations, like the Big Water Coffee Roasters, Madeline Island Bakery, Angel Acres Farm, and many others.  The Madeline Island Fall Festival events continue with College Football Fun, a pumpkin decorating contest, Clown Fun at the Recreation Center, a costume parade, and a wine and food tasting at the Mission Hill Coffee House.  

There will be many local restaurants and bars open throughout this weekend to provide festival attendees with some delicious dinner as well.

Where to Stay during the Madeline Island Fall Festival

While you’re in Wisconsin attending this beloved annual festival, make sure you stay in the best accommodations so you can unwind after an exciting day of nonstop fun!  Hop back on the ferry to get to Bayfield, WI, where you’ll find the cozy Pinehurst Inn Bed and Breakfast.  This lovely property features relaxing rooms, all equipped with deluxe, eco-elegant amenities.  We also love using local ingredients, so make sure you take time to enjoy our homemade, organic breakfast first thing in the morning before you take off on to the Madeline Island Fall Festival or any other fun events happening around town!  You are bound to love staying in our peaceful, heavenly paradise conveniently located on the banks of Lake Superior, so don’t hesitate to check our availability and book your room today!

To learn more about the many things to do in Bayfield, WI, download our free Vacation Guide right now!

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