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64th Annual Musky Jamboree!
August 7-9, 2020.

The Musky Capital of the World® is celebrating 64 years of Musky Jamborees next summer, from Friday, August 7 thru Sunday, August 9, 2020, with a variety of activities happening each day:

8:30am-12:00pm: DNR Learn to Fish Musky Workshop at the Community Center. Public is welcome to attend the morning workshop, FREE OF CHARGE. Individuals who have registered in advance and are selected to fish with a mentor will be provided a lunch and spend the afternoon on the water. Little or no musky fishing experience preferred for afternoon fishing. Maximum 12-15 participants will be accepted. For questions or to register please contact: Kelly Crotty, Conservation Warden, (715) 528-4400 Ext. 111. or Bradley N. Dahlquist, Conservation Warden, (715) 478-5610.

7pm to 10pmStreet Party with live music by Hip Pocket. Located on the block between Coontail & the Post Office. Beverages served by American Legion Post 451.

11am-3pmBoulder Junction Historical Society History Day at the Community Center. Free admission! Brats & BBQ served 11am-2:30pm, presentation, raffle prizes, coloring contest and all day bake sale. Historical Museum and Depot tours available. Historical presentation (topic and presenter to be announced). Proceeds benefit Boulder Junction Area Historical Society. Donations appreciated.

3pm-6pm: Best Fish Fry Cook-Off at various downtown locations. Taste & vote for your favorite fish fry. No charge. Live music by Ron Harrison Entertainment & beverages served by the Boulder Junction Lion’s Club. Vote for the best Fish Fry! Fish Fry and voting from 3pm-5pm, People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards at 5:30pm, music and beverages until 6pm.

BEST FISH FRY 2019 JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD: Team Butkus

BEST FISH FRY 2019 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Tie between Team Kessler and Team Butkus

4pm-11pm: Musky Day Jam at Aqualand Alehouse. Live music line-up to be announced. 

7:30am: Musky Fun Run. The day will begin at the Boulder Junction Baseball Park with the Musky Fun Run 5k and 10k race along with Kid’s 1k and 100 yard dash. Check-in and walk-in registration is from at 6am-7:15am and the race begins at 7:30am.

8am-5pmMain Street/Hwy M South of Town CLOSED to all vehicles, including bikes, motorcycles & skateboards. Shuttle buses will be stopping at designated bus stops to get you to and fro throughout the day.

9am-3pm: 29th Annual Musky Jamboree Car Show, at Highway M North and Main Street. This show is an opportune chance for new and experienced competitors to shine. Car Show awards will be announced at 2:30pm with the 50/50 raffle winner following the awards.

9am-4pmArts & Crafts Fair. Over 150 artists fill Main Street and Hwy M South at our Musky Jamboree Arts & Crafts Show including furniture , fine art, jewelry and many other handcrafted items.

Additionally, the Lions Club Flea Market will be held on the Community Center grounds. Local service groups and area restaurants will line the streets with food and beverage concessions. Be sure to bring the kiddos over to the Kid’s Zone on Highway M South by the Boulder Bear Motor Lodge. Kid’s Zone rides and games will include: Bungee Jump, Shoot & Shower Basketball Game, Bounce House, Goldfish Toss and Train Rides.

10:30am-2pmKid’s Casting Contest. In The Musky Capital of the World®, fishing takes center stage with a Kids Casting Contest from 10:30am-2:00pm. All children ages 5 to 14 are encouraged to show off their casting skills and compete for prizes at the West end of Main Street near the Car Show.  Prizes awarded at 2:15pm. Be sure to stop by the Meet the Guides Booth located next to the Kids Casting Contest area for tips on fishing and to meet some of the local guides. Additionally for the kids we have Face Painting by the casting contest.

10am-2pm: Musky Day Fly-In. Held at the Payzer Memorial Field located 2 miles north of Main Street, watch the numerous colorful planes of all varieties take off and land at the airport on Boulder Lake.

11am-2pm: Live entertainment to be announced on the east end of Main Street.

1pm-3pm: Steve Matier and the O’Bros  will be playing live at McGann’s Pub & Wine Bar

2:15pm: Kid’s Casting Contest Awards announced by Car Show at Highway M North and Main Street.

2:30pm: 29th Anniversary Musky Day Car Show Awards announced along with the 50/50 raffle winner.

The 64th Annual Musky Jamboree will end at approximately 4pm on Sunday. We hope to see you over this big weekend of FUN in the Musky Capital of the World!

5K and 10K courses beginning at the Boulder Junction Baseball Park and winding through the beautiful Northwoods of Boulder Junction on scenic, gently rolling asphalt surfaced roads, woodland and paved trails.  “Best Time” awards will be presented to the top male and female runner in the 10K and 5K. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the male and female age divisions. $25 registration fee through July 31. $30 August 1 to race day.

Kid’s Races (10 and under): 1K and 100-yard dash. Medals will be awarded to the top 2 finishers in the 1K and 100-yard dash plus a participation prize to each entrant. Free to participate!

Check-In and Walk-In Registration: 6:00am to 7:15am
Race Begins: 7:30am

2020 Racers: Register online or download the registration form

2019 Musky Fun Run Race Results

2020 marks the 64th Annual Musky Jamboree in Boulder Junction, WI.  The Arts and Crafts Fair has and will be the biggest draw of the Musky Jamboree.  We look forward to hosting a spectacular array of original arts and crafts at this year’s event.

Over 150 artists fill Main Street and Hwy M South at our Musky Jamboree Arts & Crafts Show including furniture , fine art, jewelry and many other handcrafted items. Additionally, the Lions Club Flea Market will be held on the Community Center grounds. Local service groups and area restaurants will line the streets with food and beverage concessions.

Arts & Crafts Exhibitors:  Apply online or download the application and mail it in.

Parked at Highway M North, Highway K West and Main Street. This show is an opportune chance for new and experienced competitors to shine. Car Show awards will be announced at 2:30pm with the 50/50 raffle winner following the awards. Many new categories this year!

Car Show Participants: Click to download the  2020 Car Show Flyer-Registration Form

2019 Car Show Winners

8:30am-12:00pm: DNR Learn to Fish Musky Workshop at the Community Center. Public is welcome to attend the morning workshop, FREE OF CHARGE. Individuals who have registered in advance and are selected to fish with a mentor will be provided a lunch and spend the afternoon on the water. Little or no musky fishing experience preferred for afternoon fishing. Maximum 12-15 participants will be accepted. For questions or to register please contact: Kelly Crotty, Conservation Warden, (715) 528-4400 Ext. 111. or Bradley N. Dahlquist, Conservation Warden, (715) 478-5610.

7pm to 10pmStreet Party with live music by Hip Pocket. Located on the block between Coontail & the Post Office. Beverages served by American Legion Post 451.

11am-3pmBoulder Junction Historical Society History Day at the Community Center. Free admission! Brats & BBQ served 11am-2:30pm, presentation, raffle prizes, coloring contest and all day bake sale. Historical Museum and Depot tours available. Historical presentation (topic and presenter to be announced). Proceeds benefit Boulder Junction Area Historical Society. Donations appreciated.

3pm-6pm: Best Fish Fry Cook-Off at various downtown locations. Taste & vote for your favorite fish fry. No charge. Live music by Ron Harrison Entertainment & beverages served by the Boulder Junction Lion’s Club. Vote for the best Fish Fry! Fish Fry and voting from 3pm-5pm, People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards at 5:30pm, music and beverages until 6pm.

BEST FISH FRY 2019 JUDGE’S CHOICE AWARD: Team Butkus

BEST FISH FRY 2019 PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Tie between Team Kessler and Team Butkus

4pm-11pm: Musky Day Jam at Aqualand Alehouse. Live music line-up to be announced. 

7:30am: Musky Fun Run. The day will begin at the Boulder Junction Baseball Park with the Musky Fun Run 5k and 10k race along with Kid’s 1k and 100 yard dash. Check-in and walk-in registration is from at 6am-7:15am and the race begins at 7:30am.

8am-5pmMain Street/Hwy M South of Town CLOSED to all vehicles, including bikes, motorcycles & skateboards. Shuttle buses will be stopping at designated bus stops to get you to and fro throughout the day.

9am-3pm: 29th Annual Musky Jamboree Car Show, at Highway M North and Main Street. This show is an opportune chance for new and experienced competitors to shine. Car Show awards will be announced at 2:30pm with the 50/50 raffle winner following the awards.

9am-4pmArts & Crafts Fair. Over 150 artists fill Main Street and Hwy M South at our Musky Jamboree Arts & Crafts Show including furniture , fine art, jewelry and many other handcrafted items.

Additionally, the Lions Club Flea Market will be held on the Community Center grounds. Local service groups and area restaurants will line the streets with food and beverage concessions. Be sure to bring the kiddos over to the Kid’s Zone on Highway M South by the Boulder Bear Motor Lodge. Kid’s Zone rides and games will include: Bungee Jump, Shoot & Shower Basketball Game, Bounce House, Goldfish Toss and Train Rides.

10:30am-2pmKid’s Casting Contest. In The Musky Capital of the World®, fishing takes center stage with a Kids Casting Contest from 10:30am-2:00pm. All children ages 5 to 14 are encouraged to show off their casting skills and compete for prizes at the West end of Main Street near the Car Show.  Prizes awarded at 2:15pm. Be sure to stop by the Meet the Guides Booth located next to the Kids Casting Contest area for tips on fishing and to meet some of the local guides. Additionally for the kids we have Face Painting by the casting contest.

10am-2pm: Musky Day Fly-In. Held at the Payzer Memorial Field located 2 miles north of Main Street, watch the numerous colorful planes of all varieties take off and land at the airport on Boulder Lake.

11am-2pm: Live entertainment to be announced on the east end of Main Street.

1pm-3pm: Steve Matier and the O’Bros  will be playing live at McGann’s Pub & Wine Bar

2:15pm: Kid’s Casting Contest Awards announced by Car Show at Highway M North and Main Street.

2:30pm: 29th Anniversary Musky Day Car Show Awards announced along with the 50/50 raffle winner.

The 64th Annual Musky Jamboree will end at approximately 4pm on Sunday. We hope to see you over this big weekend of FUN in the Musky Capital of the World!

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