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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

Gazebo Musikk Series
Rotary Park, Downtown Stoughton
Thursday nights: 6 - 7:30pm

Downtown Farmers Market
Forrest and Main, Downtown Stoughton

Saturdays: 8:30am - Noon

Rocks and Hard Places: Through the Lens of Knud Knudsen
Livsreise - Norwegian Heritage Center

Tuesdays - Saturdays: 9:30am - 4:30pm 

Taste of Stoughton
Part of the MABA Parade of Homes

Saturday - June 22: 11am - 5pm 

Stoughton Festivals


Syttende Mai Festival

May 17 - 19

A three-day celebration of our city's Norwegian heritage and culture.
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Change Me

Gazebo Musikk Series

Thursdays in June - August

A free family-friendly outdoor summer music festival series at Rotary Park.
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Cat Fish River Festival

Cat Fish River Music Festival

July 4 - 7

Our annual Stoughton Opera House fundraising event featuring free live music, food, and fireworks.
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Change Me

Coffee Break Festival

August 17

Celebrate the Coffee Break at the 21st annual Coffee Break Festival with arts & crafts, a beer garden, and more.
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Victorian Holiday

Victorian Holiday Weekend

December 5 - 8

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