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175th Celebration


Celebrate Stoughton's history all year long!



  • 4 - 6: Destination Stoughton Weekend
  • 6: Shake off the winter blues with at the ever-popular Norse Afternoon of Fun with the SHS Norwegian Dancers! The 2022 Syttende Mai Royalty will also be unveiled. 
  • 12: Stoughton Cider Launch Party


  • Walking Tour Web Launch: Curious about the houses and landmarks throughout Stoughton? Find out more online with the commemorative walking tour map. 


  • 5: Happy Birthday Stoughton! Celebrate with the Stoughton Historical Society at Sons of Norway Mandt Lodge with a presentation on the Linderud Slides by Todd Hubing. Party starts at 6:30. 
  • Walking Tour Physical Launch


  • 13 - 15: Syttende Mai Festival. Purchase your commemorative coin and button!


  • 25: Historical Walking Tour hosted by the Stoughton Historical Society

Come to the Luke Stoughton Pioneer Home at 315 N Division St. There will be an ice cream social, vintage sale, reenactments in the home, historic tours at 12:30 and 1:00, and more!


  • June 30 - July 4: Stoughton Fair


  • 20: Coffee Break Festival

Founding the daily coffee break, Stoughton's Coffee Break Festival is everything you're looking for on a Saturday morning: fresh coffee, car show, pork roast, craft show, and so much fun!


  • 10: "Whisper Mystery on Main" hosted by the Stoughton Historical Society and Stoughton Village Players. 

Solve the 1947 centennial historical fiction murder. 2:00 - 6:00 with tours every 10 minutes. Tickets will be available at Livsreise on September 10. (no pre-sale available). Tours leave every 10 minute with 5 stops.


  • John Buetle presents: a musical history
  • 28 - 30: Destination Stoughton Weekend: Rosemaling Bazaar and SHS Norwegian Dancer Performances
  • 29: Costume Contest - dress in your best historical character!


  • 25: Holiday Light display light up Rotary Park!


  • November 30 - 4: Victorian Holiday Weekend
  • 4: "Universalist Church First Service, 1858" reenactment at Stoughton Historical Society Museum. 3:00 - 5:00 with tours every 15 minutes. 

The 175 Celebration is made possible by community sponsors and donations. If you would like help support, donations may be sent to the attention of Stoughton Chamber of Commerce. Please include 175 Celebration in the memo line.