Sturgeon Spectacular Starts Today

Sturgeon Spectacular, an annual celebration of winter and really big fish starts today, Friday, February 10, 2023.

The weekend long event which coincides with the opening of the sturgeon spearing season has events in multiple locations.

At 1 PM snow sculptors will begin their work on Sheboygan Street in front of the Thelma Sadoff Center For The Arts. Teams work through the weekend and their work will be judged Sunday at 1 PM.

The Brick House will be sponsoring the Sturgeon Spectacular kids kickoff from 4:30 PM to 6:15 PM featuring complimentary games, prizes, and food for the family. Kids will love the annual opportunity to spear Jerry the Sturgeon and parents will love the complimentary adult beverages.

And at 7 PM there is a free concert featuring Sam Luna at Thelma on Sheboygan Street.

Saturday kicks off the sturgeon spearing season and Fleet Farm is sponsoring a biggest sturgeon contest at Wendt’s On The Lake.

Spearers can bring their fish to Wendt’s after noon or send a photo of their 2023 sturgeon from throughout the season for a chance at a $500 Fleet Farm gift card.

Other events taking place are a 5K walk/run at 10:30 at the Lakeside Park pavilion.

An outdoor curling competition behind the Lakeside pavilion starting at 9 am. and later at night a bon fire in Lakeside Park at pavilion point and live music both downtown and at Roosevelt Park for the fishing has no boundaries bash which is sponsored by our sister station 107.1 The Bull.

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