About the Solstice Festival

The Solstice Festival in Manitowish Waters, WI is for friends and families to enjoy our area’s bike trails and the beauty that surrounds us as well as the promotion of a healthy, active lifestyle.

Kick off the Solstice Weekend on Friday with a Welcome Ride beginning at Manitowish Waters Community Center/Town Hall and heading out along the Bike Trail to River's Edge Outfitters. Register or check in at Town Hall, then head out to River's Edge to enjoy food, drinks and friendship at River's Edge with other riders.

The festival really gets into gear on Saturday with both fun rides and road rides. This year the road rides including the 15-mile Buswell Loop Ride, 29-mile Cranberry Ride, and 50-mile Half Century Ride.

The 15, 29 and 50 mile road rides begin at the Manitowish Waters Community Center/Town Hall on Hwy 51 and run along beautiful, well-marked courses with rest stops and support.

The traditional Fun Ride will begin at Koller Park and includes rest stops and activities at the Discovery Center, Camp Jorn YMCA and North Lakeland School. All rides end at Koller Park for a post ride meal and celebration with live music, food, beverages, activities and raffle.