Family Day Returns in 2024!  First 250 kids through the Festival Foods Main Gate on Sunday, June 9th starting at 11am receive a free gift from Walleye Weekend!


There will be a Sword in the Stone Photo Op and Face Painting on Imagination Island (Fountain Island), a Fondy Football Challenge, a Fond du Lac Dock Spiders Weaver appearance, Wisconsin Herd & Pointer appearance, Prizes & Ticket Giveaways, Balloon Animals & so much more to go along with the Wild World of Animals show, Pier Pups jumping dogs, Family Fishing Tournament, and FamilyLand activities.



Sleep In Heavenly Peace Bed Build


Come help Sleep in Heavenly Peace build 45 beds for the 45th Annual Walleye Weekend! Sleep in Heavenly Peace’s goal is to provide beds for children in the community who may not have one by building them. This year, Sleep In Heavenly Peace invites you and your family to join them in their mission and give the gift of a good night’s sleep to children in your community. Participation includes sanding and assembling headboards with some power tool use required. Safety materials and tools provided.


Friday, June 7th: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Saturday, June 8th: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Sunday, June 9th: 11:00 am – 3:30 pm


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Sunday Bean Bag Tournament (Family – Friendly)


For Family Day, we’ve bringing back the Family – Friendly Bean Bag Tournament to this year’s schedule.  This event is for 2-person teams with one adult and one child and will be split into 3 separate groupings, based on skill.  There are lots of winners with this new format.


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Fondy Football Challenge


Join the Fond du Lac Family YMCA, the Fondy Junior Football League (JFL) and Fond du Lac Football in the first ever Fondy Football Challenge at Walleye Weekend on Sunday, June 9th.  Part of Walleye Weekend Family Day, this event is designed to promote the sport of football in our community.  Kids entering 1st – 8th grades in Fall of ’24 are eligible to sign-up.  Limited spots available.

Sunday, June 9th  10:00 am – 2:00 pm (by grade level, see below)

  • 1st/2nd grade 10:00 am – 11:00 am (Awards to follow)
  • 3rd/4th grade 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Awards to follow)
  • 5th/6th grade 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Awards to follow)
  • 7th/8th grade 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Awards to follow)


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Family Day Free Train Rides


Come to Walleye Weekend for Free Train Rides on Sunday, June 9th, Mercury Marine Family Day!


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