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Northland Mardi Gras

The 2022 Northland Mardi Gras schedule is here! Come join us for an evening of fun, laughter, games, tasty food, and more!

See a PDF of the event schedule here.

2022 Ladysmith Northland Mardi Gras Schedule of Events

Presented By The Northland Community Club

Memorial Park-Ladysmith, WI

July 14-17, 2022

Thursday, July 14th

  • 4:00 p.m.- Ribbon Cutting and Opening Ceremony / Entrance to Memorial Park
  • 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Beer Garden Stage - D.J. Music by "Midnight Mayhem"/Memorial Park
  • 5:00 p.m.- Christman Amusements Opens / Memorial Park
  • 5:00 p.m.- Beer Garden Opens-$2.00 Gate Admission Fee / Memorial Park
  • 6:00 p.m.- Tri-County Little League Majors ALL STAR GAME / Fairgrounds
  • 7:00 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.- Veteran's Memorial Pavilion Stage Presents The Band "Ember" / Memorial Park
  • 11:00 p.m.- Beer Garden Closes Down
  • 11:00 p.m.- Closing Down Of Festival Grounds

Friday, July 15th

  • 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.- Rusk County Historical Society Museum Open/ Fairgrounds
  • 3:00 p.m.- Christman Amusements Opens
  • 4:00 p.m.-Beer Garden Opens-$2.00 Gate Admission Fee / Memorial Park
  • 4:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.- Beer Garden Stage - "The Musician Billy G" / Memorial Park
  • 5:00 p.m.-8:00p.m. - Bingo - Armstrong Pavilion/Memorial Park - Proceeds go to the Hawkins Lions Club
  • 7:00 p.m.- 11:30 p.m.- Veteran's Memorial Pavilion Stage Presents The Band "Wreckless" /Memorial Park
  • 7:00 p.m. - Rusk Co. Jr. Fair Truck & Tractor Pull at Rusk County Fairgrounds
  • 10:00 p.m.- Venetian Night Parade and Fireworks Show / Flambeau River-Memorial Park
  • 12:00 a.m.- Closing Down of Beer Garden and Festival Grounds

Saturday, July 16th

  • 7:00 a.m.- Mardi Gras Open Golf Tournament / Tee-A-Way Golf and Supper Club
  • 8:00 a.m. - Race Start Time for "Rise Wellness Center" Mardi Gras 5K Walk Run Sister's Farm Trail - Pre-register at Rise Wellness Center, Miner Avenue W. or [email protected]
  • 8:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.- Firefighters Pancake Feed / Ladysmith Fire Hall
  • 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Rusk County Farmer's Market - Lake Ave & E. 2nd St. Parking Lot Downtown Ladysmith
  • 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.- Mardi Gras Arts & Craft Fair / Downtown Ladysmith-Miner Ave
  • 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Car Show - Miner Ave. W. in front of Post Office and Miner Station - Downtown Ladysmith.
  • 10:30 a.m.- Citizen's Water Fights / Ladysmith Fire Hall
  • 11:00 a.m. - Horseshoes registration/ Memorial Park. $5 per person, 100% payback, draw a partner.
  • 12:00 p.m. - Horseshoes Tournament/ Memorial Park. Contact Bill at 715-532-7275 for more info.
  • 12:00 p.m.- Christman Amusements Opens / Memorial Park
  • 12:00 p.m.- Mardi Gras Co-Ed Volleyball Tournament / West Cove Lanes - $25 Per Team, 2 Woman Minimum - Registration - 715-415-6937
  • 12:00-2:00 p.m.- Music by "Joe's Music"/Memorial Park Amphitheater
  • 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.- Rusk County Historical Society Museum Open / Fairgrounds
  • 1:00 p.m.- Beer Garden Opens-$2.00 Gate Admission Fee / Memorial Park
  • 1:00 p.m-1:30 p.m. - Cornhole Team Tournament Registration - Beer Garden Entrance - $10 Per Person, Double Elimination - Memorial Park
  • 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. - Veteran's Memorial Pavilion Stage Presents The Band "Bill the Thrill"/Memorial Park
  • 2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. - Cornhole Team Tournament - Beer Garden - 100% Payout
  • 3:00 p.m.-6:00p.m. - Bingo - Armstrong Pavilion/Memorial Park - Proceeds go to the Hawkins Lions Club
  • 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. - Beer Garden Stage Presents The Band "Curious Crow"/Memorial Park
  • 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. - Free Kartoon Caricatures by Pete and Dian Wagner - Memorial Park (Sponsored by Hounded Trucking & Royal Entertainment)
  • 7:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. - Veteran's Memorial Pavilion Stage Presents The Band "Magnolia Bayou"/Memorial Park
  • 10:00 p.m.- Venetian Night Parade and Fireworks Show / Flambeau River-Memorial Park
  • 12:00 a.m.- Closing Down of Beer Garden and Festival Grounds

Sunday, July 17th

  • 10:30 a.m.- Parade Registration Begins / Old Ladysmith Elementary School/Community Center (Lindoo Avenue & E 6th St S) $25 fee for non-Mardi Gras sponsors.
  • 12.00 p.m.- Christman Amusements opens / Memorial Park
  • 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.- Rusk County Historical Society Museum Open / Fairgrounds
  • 12:30 p.m.-Kiddie Parade / Downtown Ladysmith-Miner Avenue
  • 1:00 p.m.- Street Parade / Downtown Ladysmith-Worden & Miner Avenue
  • 3:00 p.m.- Beer Garden Opens-$2.00 Gate Admission Fee / Memorial Park
  • 3:00 p.m.-5:00p.m. - Bingo - Armstrong Pavilion/Memorial Park - Proceeds go to the Hawkins Lions Club
  • 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Beer Garden Stage Presents The Band "Sean & Ian Okamoto" / Memorial Park
  • 6:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. Veteran's Memorial Pavilion Stage Presents The Band "Anxiety"/ Memorial Park
  • 11:00 p.m. Closing Down of Beer Garden and Festival Grounds