Experience Wisconsin

5 Events You Don’t Want to Miss this November

Festival season isn’t over just because the cold is settling in. Here in Wisconsin, we celebrate year-round!
Check out our list of five fun festivals happening this November throughout the state.

  1. November 2-5 Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison:

    If you love to read or books in general then you don’t want to miss this celebrated literary event that connects the active Midwest Literary community with the great authors of today. This is a great cause to support the authors and to learn more about the books through discussions, readings, and activities for four days of author events. Event is free and open to the public.
    wisconsinbookfestival.org

  2. November 4 Beer & Spirits Festival, Lake Geneva:

    Brews, bites, and so much fun, it’s scary! You sure do not want to miss this Halloween-themed beer festival all in the heart of Lake Geneva at The Ridge Hotel. Enjoy over 150 different beers samples, a photo booth, multiple snack vendors, souvenirs, and a hopped-up VIP experience.
    lakegenevabeerandspirits.com

  3. November 5 Swissfest, Monroe:

    Monroe Swiss Singer’s 51st Swissfest includes: a variety of ethnic dining options, Green County’s finest Swiss live music, dancing, and folk chairs in the town’s Grand Hall. $10 in advance & $12 at the door.
    greencounty.org/events-details/swissfest-/

  4. November 18 Milwaukee Holiday Parade:

    Visit downtown for the Milwaukee holiday tradition parade that includes floats, local celebrities, live animals, helium balloons, marching bands, costumed characters and of course, you do not want to miss Santa Claus!
    milwaukeeparade.com

  5. November 22 Lakeshore Holiday Parade, Manitowoc:

    Bring your family and friends for a little christmas cheer and experience the downtown Manitowoc parade with holiday decorations with floats, marching bands, and a visit with Santa Claus at the Rahr West Art Museum.
    manitowoc.org/292/Holiday-Parade