Bluegill Festival 2021

Bluegill Festival is back for 2021! Grab your family and friends and head on over to Birchwood for the best block party in Northwestern Wisconsin!

Come out and enjoy, music, crafts, food, parade, and celebrating our amazing community! Scroll below for a list of events going on all weekend and a daily weekend schedule!


Bluegill Festival Medallion Hunt

Begins July 14th

The Medallion Hunt begins July 14th,
and continues until it is found.

The finder of the medallion is awarded $75 to those wearing a 2021 Bluegill Button, and $25 if not wearing it. (Best to get a button!) Clues will be posted daily at Gary’s Grocery.

If you find the medallion, congrats, and bring the medallion into Gary’s Grocery, fill out a finders card and leave it at Gary’s Grocery. 

Baseball Bats


July 16th-18th

Schedule: ​

  • Friday July 16: 4pm – dark 

  • Saturday July 17: 7 am – dark 

  • Sunday July 18: 8 am with afternoon championship game 

Bluegill 2021 Buttons & Pins

On Sale Now!

Get your collectors buttons and pins!

Buttons are for sale at many Birchwood businesses for $2 each. Queen candidates will also sell buttons. 

Bluegill Pine will be sold as a commemorative pin at a very limited quantity for $5 each 


Saturday, July 17th  |  10am-3pm

Get Crafty!

Browse from a series of vendors and artisans selling a variety of goods!

Craft Show will be held at Paul's Pizza Den in the front patio area. Follow signs for parking. 

Interested in being a vendor? Click Here


Sunday, July 18th  |  1pm

Bring the family!

Grab a spot along Main St. for Birchwood's very own Bluegill Parade. 

The parade starts at 1pm along Main St. 

Interested in being in the parade? Click Here

Boy Playing in Bouncy Castle

KID FEST - Sponsored by
Mortgages for America

Saturday, July 17th

Head on over behind Dairy State Bank for KID FEST! Fun games, bouncy house, water wars, contests, and cool prizes! Also, games for smaller kiddos too!


Schedule of Events

Friday, July 16th


Lion's Beer Garden Open, 21+, ID's checked and required


Lions food opens with the annual fish fry (sold per plate)


Music by Jennifer Reisch


Bluegill Queen candidates & Little Miss Birchwood introduction & coronation of Queen and her Court

9:00pm - 1:00am

Music by Ember

Saturday, July 17th

7am - Noon

Pancake breakfast at American Legion Post 379. Hosted by the Color Guard

10:00am - 3pm

Craft Market


Lion's Beer Garden Open, 21+, ID's checked and required


Beanbag registration on Main St.


Beanbag Tournament


Lions Food Tent Opens


Pie & Ice Cream Social at Village Hall

11:00am - 4:00pm

Historical Morey House & Log Museum open -- Donations appreciated

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Princess Camp (near Lions Food Tent)

12:00pm - 4:00pm

KID-FEST behind Dairy State Bank


Music by Bare Bones (Micky's back!)

5:00pm - 9:00pm

Music by the Gators (Classic Rock)


Outdoor Mass at St. John’s Catholic (Main St., Birchwood)


Mouse Game

9:00pm - 1:00am

Music by Divided Highway (Classic Rock)

Sunday, July 18th

8:30am & 10:30am

Outdoor & Indoor services at Trinity Lutheran, Birchwood


Lion's Beer Garden Open, 21+, ID's checked and required


Registration Doubles Horseshoe Tourney (behind Log Museum)


Doubles Horseshoe Tourney (bring a partner)

11:00am - 2:00pm

Lions Food Tent Opens

11:00 - 4:00pm

Historical Morey House & Log Museum open -- Donations appreciated



After the Parade

Tour the Birchwood Fire Department -- Open House with Raffle Drawing


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