Sure Wisconsin Dells is known as the Waterpark Capital of the World but the community also has some pretty fun special events throughout the year that are definitely worth checking out.

If you aren’t sure when to plan your trip to the Wilderness this year, you might want to pick one of these dates and see a different side of the Dells.

Dells Rare Barrel Affair – April 14, 2018, 1-5 pm
Featuring rare and barrel aged beers alongside the classic Wisconsin beers that you know and love, the Dells Rare Barrel Affair brings Wisconsin brewers together for a springtime celebration of the brewer’s art. The boldest of bocks, the finest of funk, and the trust of tradition is all on display for the craft beer novice and the rare beer seekers alike. Plan now to raise a glass on Saturday, April 14th at The Swan Barn Door in Wisconsin Dells.  To buy tickets visit: Rare Barrel Affair

Automotion – May 19 & 20, 2018
Check out more than 1,200 classic rides on display in the parking lot at Noah’s Ark Waterpark while enjoying music and food, a car corral, swap meet and awards presentation. On Saturday night there will be replicas of iconic Hollywood cars such as Smokey & The Bandit, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, A-Team and Kitt on display downtown. For an event schedule visit: Automotion


Wo-Zha-Wa Fall Festival – September 14-16, 2018
A festive celebration of autumn, Wo-Zha-Wa Days is filled with family activities, including an arts and crafts fair, antique flea market, Maxwell Street Days, live entertainment and a 100-unit parade. Visitors are also invited to participate in a street carnival with refreshment concessions and the Wo-Zha-Wa Run. All activities take place throughout downtown and Bowman Park. For an event schedule visit: Wo-Zha-Wa


Kilbourn City Live Music & Arts Festival – September 29, 2018
This fun event debuted to rave reviews in 2017 and will be returning to downtown Wisconsin Dells September 29, 2018. This family-friendly free block party features live music, a kids’ activities area and an Artisan & Farmers Market. For more information visit: Kilbourn City Live


Dells on Tap Weekend – October 12 & 13, 2018
Nothing beats the Dells in fall, especially when there’s an entire weekend devoted to craft beer. Sample some of the best seasonal microbrews the Midwest has to offer at Dells On Tap and the Dells Craft Beer Walk. For more information visit: Dells on Tap