Mercury Marine Family Fishing Tournament

Saturday:

8:00am – 12:00pm

Sunday:

8:00 – 11:30am

 

This free Family Fishing Tournament is held on Oven Island with children lining the banks of the two north channels, often shoulder to shoulder. The catch is weighed on electronic scales with the most weight winning. Contestants may choose to fish both days or only one day of their choice. It’s the beginning of summer, so let’s go fishing!

 

Trophies awarded each day 15 minutes after close of tournament. All places (first-fifth) win trophies. Results to be determined by dividing the total number of pounds of fish caught by the family by the number of registered participants per family. In case of a tie, the winner with the biggest fish wins. Advance registration is encouraged, but not required.

 

Contact: msnyder@htbwi.com This event benefits Fishing Has No Boundaries.

 

Presenting Sponsor

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Bingo

Friday:

3:00 – 8:00pm

Saturday:

10:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday:

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

Come to Walleye Weekend and play the traditional game of BINGO! Enjoy this exciting game that tests your competitive patience as you wait for that one last number to be called! All participants have the chance to win an assortment of great prizes. Don’t miss your chance to win.

 

Proceeds benefit the Fond du Lac Humane Society.

 

 

 


Helicopter Rides

Friday:

5:00pm – dusk

Saturday:

10:00am – dusk

Sunday:

12:00 – 4:00pm

 

You have seen Walleye Weekend from the ground, and now you can see it from the air! Experience an exciting helicopter tour with Fly High Wisconsin. All flights are conducted within a 25 mile radius of Lakeside Park. Fee: $40 is payable at point of departure. Cash and credit cards are accepted. The launch pad is located to the South of Familyland and along the West side of Main Street


Conservation Station

Friday:

3:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday:

9:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday:

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

Would you like to learn about rain barrels, clean water, recycling, backyard chicken and beekeeping? Demonstration times will be posted soon! 

 

Check out the Conservation Station Flyer!

 


Tree Climbing

Friday:

3:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday:

10:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday:

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

With the help of trained facilitators, you’ll get up in the trees like never before. Using the same professional equipment that arborists and scientists use when they ascend into the treetops, highly trained and experienced facilitators will teach you everything you need to know to get harnessed up, in the saddle, and headed toward the treetops. Once you’re at a height that’s comfortable for you, you’ll be free to swing, spin, bounce, walk the branches, or just hang out in a tree.  It’s your adventure!

 

Recreational tree climbing is safe, unique, and most importantly, FUN. In its over 30 years as an organized activity, more than 350,000 people have taken part. Now it’s your turn!

 

$15 for a 20 minute climb benefits the Riveredge Nature Center


Sunny 97.7 Prize Wheel

Friday:

3:00 – 6:00pm

Saturday:

9:00am – 2:00pm

Sunday:

11:00am – 1:00pm

 

Come spin the Sunny 97.7 prize wheel for a chance to win free treats, t-shirts and other prizes!


Record Entertainment Karaoke

Friday:

6:00 – 9:00pm

 

Sing along with Record Entertainment Karaoke. From Johnny Cash to Nickelback and Alabama to Florida Georgia Line. Actual talent helpful, but not required!

 


Holy Family Catholic Community Mass

Sunday

9:00 am

 

Holy Family Catholic Community is pleased to announce a Catholic Mass will be offered at Walleye Weekend on Fountain Island at the gazebos. Fr. Ryan Pruess will celebrate the Mass. All are welcome at the Table of the Lord. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Thelen, Director of Liturgy and Music at pthelen@hffdl.org 

 

Please bring lawn chairs. Shuttle service will be available for the handicapped and elderly. 

 


Mercury Marine National Boat Demo Experience

Saturday:

9:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday:

9:00am – 1:00pm

 

Boating enthusiasts are invited to the South end of Oven Island during the Mercury National Walleye Event to take a boat demo ride. Whether your looking to repower your current boat, upgrade or buy a new rig you won’t want to miss this great opportunity to experience the latest boat models and engines available. Participating dealers will be announced.

 

Demo’s will board/unload from the Oven Island channel docks at the times specified. All participants must be 16 years of age or older. Experienced drivers will conduct the demo rides and Mercury ambassadors will be on hand to assist with questions. All participants must sign a waiver release and life jackets will be provided and must be worn at all times while on the boats.

 

 


Hearts to Heroes Charity Ride

Itinerary

Ride begins at Open Road Harley-Davidson

Poker Run registration:9:00am – 12:00pm

Bike blessing military ceremony: 11:30am                                 

Round up at American Legion Post 75: 4:00 – 5:30pm

Parade into Walleye Weekend (departing from American Legion Post 75): 6:00pm

Cash prize drawings: 6:15pm (must be present to win)

 

This year’s proceeds will assist Camp Hometown Heroes, a national free week-long overnight summer camp, located in Fond du Lac County, for children between the ages of seven to seventeen of fallen U.S. service members.  

 

 

 

 

 

with assistance from

 

 


Mercury Island Vendors

 

 


Boat Exhibit

Friday:

3:00 – 9:00pm

Saturday:

10:00am – 9:00pm

Sunday:

10:00am – 6:00pm

 

Area boat and Mercury dealers display in this annual boat exhibit. Come see the latest in styling and technology. Check out what Mercury is making and offering in your backyard. We promise to keep everyone – future boat owners, serious fishermen, and love-the-water people, smiling and excited about the marine fun ahead!! 

Exhibitors include:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Exhibitors

Visit these exhibitors while at the festival! They are located on Main Street on your way into Walleye Weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ecumenical Service

Sunday:

11:00am

 

Essential Rock Church, in conjunction with several other Protestant churches, announces an ecumenical outdoor Christian worship service at Walleye Weekend on Sunday, June 9, 2019, at 11:00 am on the Spectrum & Sunny 97.7 East Stage. Bring friends, family, co-workers and your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy a biblical message, faithful prayer, and wonderful worship. This 1-hour service can be followed by a whole day of event activities.

Several local pastors will preside over the service and share God’s word. Holy Communion will be served and all are welcome to prepare their hearts and partake with their church/pastor of choice.