Great Family Fun All Day Long!
The Wausau Possum Festival is held on the first Saturday in August each year. This year marks 50 years that this heritage festival has been celebrating all things possum. There are many great activities, music and food that will be available throughout the day. Festivities kick off early with a pancake breakfast.
2019 Scheduled Line-Up of Activites
Friday, August 2nd, 2019
"Possum King & Queen" Contest
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019
*subject to change
6-9AM - Pancake Breakfast
10AM - Possum Parade
12PM - Possum Auction & Political Candidate Speeches
Future Renegades Challenge (junior firefighter obstacle course - three age categories: 5-under, 6-9 & 10-up)*
Arts & Crafts Vendors
Hog Callin', Rooster Crowin' & Cow Lowin' Contests
Crosscut Sawing Contest
Gospel, Bluegrass & Country Music until 5pm
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