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Make Music Sparta is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, businesses, sidewalks, and parks across the city.
We match venues to musicians! If you would like to sign up to have a live musician/group in your space or showcase your talent on summer solstice, head over to Make Music Sparta's Matching Site below.
The public will be able to look at performances all over the city of Sparta on June 21st.
If you have any questions about Make Music Day Sparta, please contact!

Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the park is a summer staple in the Sparta community. Beginning the Wednesday following Memorial Day through the Wednesday before Labor Day, we invite you to join us on Wednesday's for an evening of free music in the park. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and come ready to unwind with the areas top bands. Concessions are available and support a local non-profit group each week. The Beer Shop is also on park grounds with their Beer Truck and a selection of beer on tap to sell beverages to supplement the cost of the bands.

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Pedal Paddle Fish Days

Pedal, Paddle, Fish Days is a full weekend loaded with outdoor recreation!
All weekend long, enjoy Trout Fishing in the La Crosse River. Catch a tagged trout and enter for a chance to win a prize at the end of the summer. If you catch a tagged trout from June 23rd through June 25th, you will get a DOUBLE entry!
Call the Chamber or email to tell us the tag number.
Friday night, register your crew for the Cardboard Boat Race! Head to the registration website to learn more.
Saturday, meet us at the Angelo Dam and paddle the La Crosse River in our Kayak Rendezvous fundraising event for the FUEL Young Professionals group!
Once your journey is done, join us for a brat fry provided at Amundson Park!
Head to the registration website to learn more.
Sunday, meet our local biking enthusiast, Fred, at the Chamber Depot, 111 Milwaukee St at 11 AM for a Community Bike Ride. Stops will be held at the Bike Museum for a bike giveaway. Vintage Bikes are not required but are encouraged!
This day is free but please sign up below so that we can have a good idea of how many people will be in attendance.

Fall Fest

Fall Fest is a farmer’s market, a craft show, an art contest, all rolled into one and sprinkled with food trucks and family-friendly autumn themed activities.


Experience a traditional Award-Winning European-style winter market without leaving Wisconsin. Taste authentic German food & spirits. Shop local vendor boutiques. Perfect gifts, handmade with love.

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