BEST Things to do in March in Wisconsin – Easter, Maple Syrup & More!

March Things to Do

Hello March! Spring is finally on the way! March can be unpredictable weather-wise, but we’ve rounded up lots of indoor and outdoor things to do! 

Don’t forget! Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 2:00 am when we “spring forward” one hour.
Check out this fun event! Mom Prom hosted by Appleton Parks and Recreation at the Fox Cities Stadium on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Tickets are $35 and available online.

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Spring Parks

Visit one of these great spring parks on a warm day!


Last month to catch a Wisconsin Herd basketball game in Oshkosh! The last home games are:

  • Friday, March 1, 2024
  • Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Easter Bunny at the Fox River Mall in Appleton
Easter Bunny at the Fox River Mall in Appleton

Easter Bunny & Egg Hunts

Spring is in the air with the Easter Bunny, pancake breakfasts, and egg hunts! Some of these are at the end of the month. Make sure to start planning now; many of these great events have limited registration and sell out fast! 

New London St. Patrick's Day Parade
New London St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day Events & Parades

Find more information about these events on our calendar!

  • Saturday, March 16, 2024: Do not miss Wisconsin’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New Dublin (aka New London). There are super fun performers and entries for this parade that you won’t see anywhere else. 
  • Saturday, March 16, 2024: Complete the Shamrock Shuffle, a 4K / 4 mile route.
  • Sunday, March 17, 2024: Check out the Green Bay St. Patrick’s Day Parade and celebration at City Deck, which includes music, food, Irish Dancers, kids’ activities, and more.
Maple Syrup at Ledgeview Nature Center in Chilton
Maple Syrup at Ledgeview Nature Center in Chilton

Maple Syrup Events

Register for Maple Syrup Saturday Breakfast and/or Adopt-A-Bucket Experience at Bubolz Nature Preserve in Appleton on Saturday, March 23, 2024. 

Get your tickets for Ledgeview Nature Center’s Maple Syrup Sunday on Sunday, March 17, 2024, for a pancake breakfast and naturalist-led sugar bush tours in Chilton.

Explore Indoors

We have so many great indoor things to do, including museums and indoor play areas! Did you know we have 15+ children’s museums in Wisconsin?!

Catch a moving in the last month of the Kids Dream Winter Film Series! You can print out free tickets or pay just $3 at the door!

These staples are always fun! – Badger Sports Park, Funset Boulevard, and Urban Air Adventure Park.

Pack up your swimming suit and head to a pool! We have lots of great indoor swimming options in the Fox Cities!

Point Beach Wisconsin State Park Two Rivers
Point Beach State Park, Two Rivers

Explore Outdoors

Check off one of these 10 Must-Do Wisconsin State Park Adventures for Families!

Take a walk or bike ride on one of these 18 Fox Valley Family Friendly Nature Trails.

Did you know that we have 12 Nature Centers an Hour or Less from Appleton? Explore one new to your family! 

Watch for bald eagles at one of the many great viewing spots in the Fox Valley!

Take a little day trip to check out the dreamy Sculpture Park in Stevens Point. 

Squeeze in a trip to Titletown District in Green Bay or The Plaza in Neenah before they close for the season!

Buffalo Phils in Wisconsin Dells Lego Display
Buffalo Phils in Wisconsin Dells Lego Display

Spring Break

Plan a Spring Break Stay-cation: 50+ ideas for things to do in the Fox Valley and fun day trips.

Looking to venture a little farther from home for Spring Break? Here are 5 Perfect for Spring Break Road Trips and Overnights!

We love forgetting about winter at an indoor waterpark (we have the best waterparks in Wisconsin!) – Check out tips and photos from our visits to Wilderness Resort and Kalahari in Wisconsin Dells.

Find a Fish Fry

Eat a Fish Fry! Hit up your old standby or find a new place to try in our Fish Fry Guide, including more than 75 places to explore!

Don’t forget! You will find lots more things to do and special events on our calendar.

Special thanks to our sponsor FVL Schools!

Happy March!

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