Musky Jamboree weekend is a fun 3-day event in Northern Wisconsin with different activities happening throughout the weekend. Below is the events for 2022.
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 afternoon fishing. Contact: Brad Dahlquist at (715) 623-4190 ext. 3132 to register.
6pm: Brat Fry at McGann’s Pub & Wine Bar across the street from the Street Party.
7pm to 10:30pm: Street Party with live music by Hip Pocket. The block on the east end of Main Street between Coontail and Sauter Builders/the Post Office will be blocked off for the event. Lawn chairs are recommended. Beverages will served by American Legion Post 451.
8am: 5K & 10K Musky Fun Run. The day will begin at the Boulder Junction Baseball Park with the 5K & 10K Musky Fun Run as well as a 1K & 100-yard dash kids race. DNR restrictions have been lifted, walk in registration now allowed day of race. Check-in and walk in registration from 7am-7:45am and the race begins at 8am.
11am-3pm: Boulder Junction Historical Society History Day at the Community Center. Free admission from 11am-2:30pm. BBQ & brat sale, bake sale, raffles, and coloring contest. Presentation at 11am by Bart from Northwoods Wildlife about turtles species. Tours of the museum depot available throughout the day. Kids of all ages welcome. Proceeds benefit Boulder Junction Area Historical Society. Donations appreciated.
7pm-9pm: Live Music by The Old Pine Road Band outdoors in the Aqualand Beer Garden. Due to limited seating, it is encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
8am-5pm: Main Street/Hwy M South of Town CLOSED to all vehicles, including bikes, motorcycles & skateboards. Shuttle buses will be running this year at designated drop of and pick-up locations. Golf cart shuttle service will also be available within the barricaded area.
Find the map/schedule here: Musky Day Map/Schedule 2022
9am-3pm: 30th 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. Voting will take place between 10am and 2pm. Car Show awards will be announced at 2:30pm.
9am-4pm: Arts & Crafts Show. Over 100 artists fill Main Street and Hwy M South at our Musky Jamboree Arts & Crafts Show including fine art, jewelry, wooden items, 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 will include: water ball, a giant water slide, and a small water slide (for younger children).
10am-2pm: Kid’s Casting Contest. In The Musky Capital of the World®, fishing takes center stage with a Kids Casting Contest from 10am-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.
10am-2pm: Musky Day Fly-In. Held at the Payzer Memorial Field located 2 miles north of Main Street on Airport Road. Stop by to watch a numerous colorful planes of all varieties take off and land at the airport near Boulder Lake.
10am-11am: Live Music by Olivia England on the east end of Main Street.
11am: DJ at the Boulder Beer Bar.
11am-1pm: Live Music by Bob Palmer on the east end of Main Street.
1pm-3pm: Live Music by Steve Matier & the O’Bro’s 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: Musky Day Car Show Awards
The Musky Jamboree will end at approximately 4pm on Sunday.