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Events & Festivals In Stoughton, WI

Visit Stoughton and be a part of all of the family-friendly events & festivals happening throughout the year. Though Stoughton is most known for its annual Syttende Mai Festival, three days of parades, arts, food and drink, kids’ activities and plenty of Norwegian culture for the whole family, this city also has several other events and festivals, like the Coffee Break Festival, Cat Fish River Music Festival, and more!


Upcoming Events

See what's happening in Stoughton this month!

December 2-5: Victorian Holiday Weekend

December 3-4: A Christmas Story, presented by Stoughton Center for the Arts

December:  Extended Shopping Hours (participating businesses) 

December 11: Family Christmas Event ∙ Sons of Norway Lodge

December 2021 Flyer 

2021 Stoughton Festivals


Syttende Mai Festival

May 14 - 16

A three-day celebration of our city's Norwegian heritage and culture. 
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Stoughton Fair

June 30 - July 4

The Stoughton Fair is a free 4-H fair. It includes entertainment, carnival, livestock exhibits and dairy exhibits. The fair is always held the week of the 4th of July. .
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Cat Fish River Festival

Cat Fish River Music Festival

Cancelled for 2021

Our annual Stoughton Opera House fundraising event featuring free live music, food, and fireworks.
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Coffee Break Festival

August 21

Celebrate the Coffee Break at the 22nd annual Coffee Break Festival with arts & crafts, a beer garden, and more.
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Victorian Holiday

Victorian Holiday Weekend

December 2 - 5

Thousands of Christmas lights, holiday music, and holiday cheer all at the Stoughton Rotary Park. Learn More