Event Schedule

The 72nd Annual Musky Festival presented by Adventure RV and Powersports of Hayward Schedule of Events

All events, performers & schedule subject to change.
Please check back as events are updated for the 2022 Festival.

Thursday, June 23

Friday, June 24

  • Sunrise – Sunset
    Canoe/Kayak/SUP Race and Paddle Party Begins on Lake Hayward – Presented by Hayward Water Sports
  • 9am – 5pm
    Sidewalk Sales @ Downtown Hayward & Area Retail Stores
  • 9am – 5pm
    Handmade Art & Craft Show, Food, Refreshments & Live Entertainment
  • 10:45am
    Woodland Dance Troupe Native American Dancers on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • Noon
    Mini & Junior Musky Queen Presentation Presented by the Hayward Dairy Queen on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 10am – 5pm
    Caricatures by Rachel near the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 10am – 5pm
    Speed Ball Throw on Third Street by the Knights of Columbus
  • 10am – 5pm
    Fishing Has No Boundaries Fishing Booth Open for Registrations
  • 10am – 10pm
    Hayward Lions Club and Hayward Rotary Club’s Beer and Brat Tents Open
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Carnival Wrist Band Day $20 each
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Learn to Fish Event at Shue’s Pond – Courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
  • 12:30pm
    Watermelon Eating Contest presented by Marketplace Foods
  • 1pm – 4pm
    Live Music by Oddly Specific on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
  • 3pm – 10:30pm
    Stipe Carnival Open at the Fuller Building Lot Courtesy of St. Joe’s Catholic Church
  • 6pm – 10pm
    Carnival Wrist Band Day $20 each
  • 7:30pm
    Hayward Hawks vs. Blooming Valley Devils – Larry Somerville Field
  • 6:00pm
    Musky Queen Crowning Ceremony Presented by the Hayward Dairy Queen on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 7pm – 10pm
    FREE Live Music by Molly and the Danger Band on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Johnson Financial Group

Saturday, June 25

  • Sunrise – Sunset
    Canoe/Kayak/SUP Race and Paddle Party Day 2 on Lake Hayward- Presented by Hayward Water Sports
  • 6:30am – 11am
    Sawyer County Dairy Breakfast @ Sawyer County Fairgrounds
  • 9am – 5pm
    Sidewalk Sales @ Downtown Hayward & Area Retail Stores
  • 9am – 5pm
    Handmade Art & Craft Show, Food, Refreshments & Live Entertainment
  • 9am – 1pm
    Musky Fest 5th Annual Car Show at the Highway 63 Municipal Lot Presented by ELEMENTCHURCH
  • 10am – 5pm
    Caricatures by Rachel near the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward
  • 9am – 5pm
    Speed Ball Throw on Third Street by the Knights of Columbus
  • 10am – Midnight
    Hayward Lions Club and Hayward Rotary Club’s Beer and Brat Tents Open
  • 10:00am – 11:30am
    Rod Lundberg Games – presented by Northwest Connection Family Resource Center and Frandsen Bank at the Frandsen Bank Green Lot
  • 12 Noon
    Dairy Queen Dilly Bar Eating Contest
  • 11am – 10pm
    Carnival Open at the Fuller Building Lot Courtesy of St. Joe’s Catholic Church
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Carnival Wrist Band Hours, all ages $20 each
  • 12pm – 4pm
    Shue’s Pond is Open for Fishing Courtesy of the Wisconsin DNR
  • 2pm – 5pm
    Live Music by Todd Hurst on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College
  • 1:30pm
    Hula Hoop Contest
  • 5pm
    Fishing Has No Boundaries Fishing Booth – Raffle & Prize Ceremony
  • 6pm – 10pm
    Carnival Wrist Band Hours, all ages $20 each
  • 5:30pm – 8pm
    2nd Annual Musky Fest Cornhole Tournament Presented by Ignite Dispensary
  • 7:30pm
    Hayward Hawks vs. Eau Claire Bears – Larry Somerville Field
  • 8pm – Midnight
    FREE Live Music by Bumblefist on the Sevenwinds Casino Main Stage in Downtown Hayward – Sponsored by Angler’s Bar & Grill

Sunday, June 26