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SPANFERKEL ~ WISCONSIN'S LARGEST PORK FESTIVAL

SEPTEMBER 8-10, 2023

Spanferkel is the annual celebration held on the first weekend following Labor Day in September. It serves as the Mindoro Lions Club's main fundraiser so that we are able to give back to the local and surrounding communities in as many ways as possible. 

All Three Days

  • Free Parking

  • Free Camping (electrical hook-ups) 

  •  Adult Beverages Available in bar area

  • Roast Pork ~ Brats

    • (Charcoal chicken Saturday & Sunday only)

  • Adult Softball Softball Tournament 

    • Contact: Judd Koss (608) 386-4334

Friday, Sept 8th

  • Punt, Pass, & Kick Contest - 5:00 PM

    •  Softball Field

    • Pre-Register Here

  • Kitchen Opens - 6:00PM

  • Miss Mindoro Pageant/Community Awards - 7:00 PM

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage

  • Fireworks - 9:00 PM

    • Fireworks will be shot off the hill 

  • Entertainment Featuring ~ TBD - 8:00 PM

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage

Saturday, Sept 9th

  • Dewey Wegner Memorial Tractor Ride - Registration opens at 9:00 AM

    • Registration at the County Park

    • Ride begins at 10:00 AM

  • Medallion Hunt - 11:00 AM

    • Lions Building - bulletin board by kitchen

  • Inflatable Playground - Noon until 6:00 AM​​

    • Grassy area by Lions Building

  • Face Painting 

    • Grassy area by Lions Building​​

  • Saw Dust Pile

    • Behind Softball tower by Lions Building​​

  • Adult Bags Blind Draw Tournament - Noon

    • Lions Building - Between bar area and Snack shop

  • Mini Rod Pull - Opening Patriots Day Ceremony - 7:00 PM

    • Track near Lions Club Road​

  • Entertainment Featuring ~ TBD - 8:00 PM until Midnight

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage

Sunday, Sept 10th

  • Ecumenical Church Service - 9:00 AM

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage​​

  • Pie and Ice Cream Social - 10:00 AM

    • Lions Building - Main hall

  • Parade - Starts at 1:30 PM

    • Line up at County Park, proceeds down Highway C

AFTER THE PARADE

  • Kiddie Pedal Pull - following the parade

    • Near basketball hoops

  • Entertainment Featuring ~ Wally Tranberg & The Country Drifters 

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage

  • Mel-Min FFA Alumni Drawing 

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage​​

  • Raffle & Button Drawings

    • Lions Building - Shelter stage​​​​

Would you like to help out at Spanferkel?

Contact Christan Miller at (608) 386-7034 to sign up!


 

Vision Statement

To be the global leader in community and humanitarian service. 

Mission Statement

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions Clubs. 

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