Written by on August 12, 2022

There’s always a lot of fun stuff to do in and around La Crosse, and a great place to find all the action is at Here’s a few of the big ones going down this weekend:

Irishfest at Southside Oktoberfest Grounds

Irish food, music, beer, market and more this Friday – Sunday at the 17th Annual Irishfest! Don’t miss the 5k Kilt Run/Walk, Highland Games, the international Tug-of-War competition, genealogy and arts tents, mashed potato contest, and tons of fun for the “Wee Folks.” Check out the full line up of events and activities HERE.

We had a wee bit of fun in 2021:

@aroundrivercity #irishfest #lacrosse #irish #music #dance #food #fridaythe13th ♬ Chorus Jig – The Irish Folk

Ashley for the Arts in Arcadia, WI

Live music, Inflatable Park and other kids activities, food trucks, art fair, fireworks, hot air balloons and more!
Tickets, line-up and more HERE.

Know before you go: Parking and shuttles are free, chairs and blankets cannot be left overnight, updated bag policy:

Check out last year’s festival:

@aroundrivercity Day 2 at Ashley for The Arts in Arcadia! #fyp #festivals #ashleyfurniture #wisconsin #livemusic #artsandcrafts #family #foryou #food #kids #tiktok ♬ Permission to Dance – BTS

BUCK Night at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway!

All concessions are only $1! Get all your favorite concession items cheeseburger, brats, hot dogs, popcorn, nachos, French fries, cheese curds, and much more all for just $1 per item!

Grab tickets and info HERE.
Admission – Adults (18+) $16, Students (12-17) $8, Kids (6-11) $4, 5 and under FREE
Family pricing: 2 Adults and up to 4 Students/Kids for only $36!

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