By Jalen Maki
TOMAHAWK – Nearly a dozen special event permit applications will be submitted to the City of Tomahawk City Council for consideration after the city’s health and safety committee approves the applications at its Wednesday, 23 meeting. February.
The committee has given the green light to 11 permit applications, bringing a host of annual Tomahawk events one step closer to their official addition to the 2022 schedule.
Permits require final approval from City Council.
Spring Fling Wine Walk
The Tomahawk Main Street, Inc. Spring Fling Wine Walk is scheduled for Friday, May 6 in downtown Tomahawk. About 200 people are expected at the event, which will include an art exhibition as well as a wine walk. Main Street requested that the city’s open intoxicants ordinance be lifted from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the event.
Main Street Memories Auto Show
The annual Main Street Memories Car Show, sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street, is scheduled for Sunday, May 29, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Main Street estimates between 2,000 and 5,000 people will attend the event, depending on the permit application. Food concessions will be available, but no alcohol will be sold during the event.
Tomahawk Main Street Farmers Market
The Tomahawk Main Street Farmers Market, located at 3rd Downtown St. is scheduled to operate from noon to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays from June through October. An estimated 50 to 100 people are expected at the weekly farmer’s market, sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street.
Music on the river
Music on the River, Tomahawk’s annual summer concert series, is scheduled every Wednesday from June 22 through July 27 at Veterans Memorial Park. Events will start at 4 p.m. and end at 8 p.m., depending on the permit application. Attendance is estimated at between 800 and 1,000 people per week. No food or alcohol will be sold during the concerts.
Tomahawk Chamber Arts and Crafts Fair
The Tomahawk Regional Chamber of Commerce Arts and Crafts Fair will be held at the SARA Park Soccer Field on Sunday, July 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. About 1,000 people are expected at the event. Information on food concessions was not available at the time the permit application was submitted to the committee, according to the permit application.
Brat Fry & Bonfire
The House Brat Fry & Bonfire is scheduled to take place at SARA Park Boat Landing from 6-10 p.m. on Thursday, September 15. About 400 people are expected to attend the event, which kicks off the Fall Ride weekend. . There will be food concessions and liquor sales during the event.
Tomahawk Veterans Fall Tour
Downtown events for Tomahawk Veterans Fall Ride, sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street, are scheduled to take place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, with 30,000 to 40,000 people expected daily. Merchandise and food vendors, as well as live music and refreshments, will be available downtown. Beer tents will be installed on the N. 2n/a Street, N. 3rd St., and S. 4and St. intersections of W. Wisconsin Ave.
Main Street requested that the city’s open intoxicants ordinance be lifted in the event area from 2 p.m. to midnight on Friday, September 16; and from noon to midnight on Saturday, September 17, with beer sales ending at 11:30 p.m. each evening.
Tomahawk Chamber and WuWui Beer Tent and Music at SARA Park
The Chamber and WaWui are set to sponsor a beer tent and live music at Diamond Ball #2 at SARA Park from Thursday, September 15 through Saturday, September 17, during Fall Ride. Beer will be sold from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17, with live music from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 15; 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16; and 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 17.
The Thunder Parade, sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street, is scheduled for Friday, September 16 during Fall Ride. According to the permit application, parade participants will line up along Kings Road at 5 p.m. and the parade will end at the 100 block of S. Tomahawk Ave.
Annual deer food
The annual Chamber Venison Feeding is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 18 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on W. Wisconsin Ave. between S. Tomahawk Ave. and Railway St. The chamber requested that the city’s open intoxicating ordinance be waived for the event.
Hometown Christmas, sponsored by Tomahawk Main Street, is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 9 from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on W. Wisconsin Ave. downtown. The event will include a parade, live showcases, warming pit, buskers, bell ringers and musical performances. No sales of food or alcohol will take place during the event, which is expected to have around 1,000 attendees.