Unexpected Vibe Makes Greater Wausau a Cool Place-To-Be

Marathon County is comprised of dynamic communities, each with their own personality and offerings. Wausau offers an Artrageous Weekend and Hmong Wausau Festival. Weston celebrates Irish Fest. Rib Mountain has Granite Peak Ski Area and Mosinee is home to the annual Log Jam Festival. There's no end to the fun with so much to choose from in the area.

Surf this section for Fun Things to Do. You'll find great food and drink, world-class museums, Broadway productions and specialty shopping.

Urban Touches

Just when you thought Wausau was just another town in the Northwoods, we go and urbanize. Well, it was bound to happen with convenient flights at Central Wisconsin Airport and progressive business districts along the Wisconsin River Valley. New restaurants, micro-breweries, pet parks, concerts and speciality shops are popping up everywhere. From fairs to festivals, museums to hidden food scenes, we offer fun and excitement throughout Marathon County.

The Greater Wausau Area is beckoning you to a better way of life, one that makes you feel inspired at work and at play. And connects you to a greater purpose.

Featured Events

Central Wisconsin Chinese New Year Festival

On Saturday, January 25th, Central Wisconsin will celebrate the Year of the Rat! Events highlighting Chinese culture are scheduled throughout […]

Ironbull Winter Triathlon

6K Nordic Ski - 10K Fat Bike - 5K SnowshoeRacers can explore the area’s premiere trail system on skis, bike, […]

Wausau Polar Plunge presented by Linetec

In 2019, 240 brave souls took the Polar Plunge in Wausau. The best part? After their bodies returned to 98.6°F […]

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