With COVID restrictions firmly in our rear-view mirror, it’s time to hit the road for a road trip or two, and what better event to bring you to the Mount Horeb Area than a festival?
Mount Horeb is well-known for its annual festivals. Here are a few you won’t want to miss this year.
The 50th Annual Art Fair on Mount Horeb’s historic Main Street, our Trollway, showcases fine artists & crafters from around the Midwest. Experience Norwegian culture, friendly atmosphere, food, silent art auction, music, and downtown amenities.
Travelers from all over the Midwest come to discover great artists and what Mount Horeb has to offer. Come explore our charming downtown and find our welcoming handmade trolls. We look forward to meeting you at the 50th Annual Mount Horeb Art Fair!
New this year! Our Silent Auction is going Virtual! Proceeds from the Online Silent Auction go toward an art scholarship that is awarded to a graduating Mount Horeb senior, with the purpose of fostering and supporting emerging artists in our community. You can visit our silent auction and support this great cause by visiting mounthorebchamber.com/artfair.
Saturday, July 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | Sunday, July 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission is free to this family-friendly event.
Location: Mount Horeb’s historic downtown Main Street
For 25 years, the Vintage Celebration at Botham Vineyards has celebrated the finest in vintage sports cars, race cars, touring sedans and trucks. In honor of the event’s 25th anniversary they are bringing them all together again for an unforgettable celebration of vintage cars and wine, all displayed against the lush backdrop of this breathtaking vineyard at the height of the growing season. It is truly summer’s best chance to revel in the aesthetic allure of vintage auto-motion.
The Vintage Celebration is a day replete with extraordinary sights and once-in-a-lifetime photo moments, incredible picnic food, live music by The Swing Crew on the terrace 11:30a – 4p; outdoor wine service, family, friends and so much more. All registration fees as well as a portion of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the Iowa County Humane Society, a no-kill shelter in Dodgeville, Wisconsin.
Sunday, August 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Adult admission is $10, children under 12 are admitted free of charge with an accompanying adult. Picnics welcome, no carry-in alcohol and no pets, no exceptions.
Location: Botham Vineyards & Winery | 8180 Langberry Road, Barneveld, Wisconsin
Are you a thirsty troll? You can’t miss the wildly popular Thirsty Troll Brew Fest, offering a chance to sample over 100 different brews from across the Midwest! Round up your best buds, dress for the occasion, and get ready to enjoy this festive atmosphere, great food trucks, and an intimate beer sampling.
General Admission tickets are $45. Upgrade to the VIP Experience for some amazing perks, including early admission, a swag bag, VIP area seating, lunch service, and a photo with Jorgen the Thirsty Troll, and more!
New this year! The Ultimate Brew Fester program will reward the ultimate beer-lovers among us. Receive a complimentary ticket to the 2021 Thirsty Troll Brew Fest by referring your friends using an individualized referral code. Your friends save a few bucks and you get to drink beer, for free!
Make it a weekend experience and book a room in one of Mount Horeb’s lodging properties.
Saturday, September 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Adults 21+ only will be admitted. Tickets required for entry. Buy your ticket ahead or at the gate.
Location: Grundahl Park | 600 S. Blue Mounds, St, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin
This event is really one-of-a-kind. Recently overhauled into a modern shabby chic event, the Fall Village Market lines Mount Horeb’s historic downtown with a curated selection of vintage & handmade goods vendors, live music, and food trucks!
This is the ideal festival for a girls’ getaway. Get your picture taken in an upcycled truck photo booth, listen to great live music, and taste some yummy treats at our local businesses and food trucks.
Saturday, October 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Sunday, October 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Admission is free to this family-friendly event.
This event doesn’t quite fit the “Festival” category, but you really can’t miss this one. Witches’ Night Out brings friend groups from all over to Mount Horeb, dressed to the hilt in their best witch or warlock attire, to visit participating businesses along Mount Horeb’s Main Street. They enjoy treats and sample some festive drinks. “Eat, shop, and be witchy” is our motto!
You can enter our best-dressed costume contest, and enjoy an after-party of your choosing at one of our great downtown restaurants.
Registration for this event is required.
$0 | Good Witch: Access to the Costume Contest and a copy of the downtown Witches’ Night Out Map.
$10 | Wicked Witch: Access to the Costume Contest, a copy of the downtown Witches’ Night Out Map, and a WNO Swag Bag featuring a signature item.
If that’s not enought to get your travel juices flowing, make sure to check out our itinerary ideas! See you soon!