Summer Events in Stevens Point

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By: Jack Orlando

Greetings, Pointers! We hope you are having an excellent first few weeks of summer break.  

With the hustle of the academic year on pause, summer is a fantastic time to explore the community of Stevens Point. 

If you’re looking for things to check out, here are some upcoming events in Stevens Point: 

  • The Levitt Amp concert series offers free music at the Pfiffner Park Bandshell every Thursday starting at 6 p.m. 
  • Watch the Mid-State Roller Derby, Season 12, Home Game 2 on June 22 at KB Willett Arena! Doors open at 4 p.m. and first whistle is at 4:30 p.m. Students can enter for $5 with a valid student ID. 
  • Explore the universe this summer by seeing a planetarium show at the Allen F. Blocher Planetarium on campus. Shows take place every Monday and Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. The last show will be on July 17. For information on each show’s topic and where to park, see here.  
  • Check out Music in the Woods at the Pankowski Friends Amphitheater in Schmeeckle Reserve! The first concert of the series will be on June 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. See here for more information.   
  • Take a group bike ride on the trails at Standing Rocks County Park. Group bike rides happen every Thursday starting at 5:30 p.m. Note that trail passes are required for all riders.  

For information on these events and more, check out the Stevens Point area website. 

Central Wisconsin is also a great place to spend time outdoors in the summer. Here’s a few spots to check out: 

  • Stevens Point is home to the longest-running farmers’ market in Wisconsin. Check out the market in the public square downtown every day of the week! It is open May through October from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  
  • The Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point is a 27-mile biking and hiking trail that offers views of rivers, forests, and wetlands. It is an excellent place to explore the outdoors! 
  • Iverson Park in Stevens Point. 
  • Rib Mountain State Park in Wausau.  

Have a nice summer, Pointers! We cannot wait to see you here in the fall! 


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