"The Possum Capital of The World."

2018 Wausau Possum Festival

49th Annual Wausau Possum Festival


Ya'll Come Join Us On Saturday August 4th, 2018!


Beginning with a pancake breakfast at 7AM, locals and visitors alike enjoy a full day of festivities, including the annual Possum Parade, Possum Auction and a host of family-friendly events.

The festival activities include cross-cut saw contests, sack races and greasy pole contests, are indicative of a regional trend toward more family-friendly, heritage amusement.


2018 Scheduled Line-Up of Activites

Pre-Possum Festival Events

"Little King & Queen" Pageant (Saturday, July 28th)

“Possum King & Queen” Contest (Friday, August 3rd)

Download "Little Miss & Mister Funday Pageant Application"

Possum Day Events Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Parade Starts at : 10 a.m.

Activities Throughout The Day

Town parade, Pancake Breakfast, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Family Entertainment All Day, Hog Callin’, Rooster Crowin’ & Cow Lowin’ Contests, Crosscut Sawing Contest, Gospel, Bluegrass & Country Music, Sack Races and much more!


Vendor Information

Download Vendor Application

For additional details about becoming a vendor contact us.

Washington County Tourist Information
Washington County Clerk of The Court
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Washington County Public Library

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