Other Activities



Bingo returns to the festival Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

The games will be free to play and will be held in the new Miller Brew House area to the right of the Miller stage.

The equipment and staff is being generously provided by the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

along with some of the prizes. A few of the things you could win are:


·        A Potawatomi Hotel & Casino “MKE Home” t-shirt.

·        $25 Food & Beverage coupon good for any Potawatomi Hotel & Casino restaurant.

·        3 Hotel Certificates each good for a one-night stay!


Games will be held all three days:

Friday       5:30 & 8:30
Saturday   2:00, 4:00, 5:00, 8:00 and a special moonlight session at 10:15
Sunday    11:30, 2:00, 3:30 & 5:30


Canoe Rides


Learn to paddle as you ride in a 24′ Cedar Strip Canoe around the festival lagoon. Rides are $5 per person and leave from the North dock near the Pow Wow grounds. Canoes are being provided by Wildneress Inquiry.


Saturday, Noon until Dusk

Sunday Noon until 7pm


Cooking Demos (Eagle’s Nest Stage)


Executive Chef Mike Christensen, CEC of the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino will be doing food demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday at 1pm on the Eagle’s Nest Stage (Summerfest Children’s stage). He will be cooking several Native-inspired dishes that are featured in the Hotel & Casino restaurants.


Longtime Indian Summer board member Victor Zamora will be following Chef Mike at 2pm with some of his favorite recipes.


At 3pm, it’s Angela Kingsawan showing off her culinary skills.  All demonstrations include samples of the foods being cooked.




The fireworks show will be Saturday at 10pm.


Plant Walks


Join naturalists from the Lakeshore State Park as they lead informational walks discussing Wisconsin’s varied plant life. The walks are free to Indian Summer guests. The walks are sponsored in part by the Wisconsin DNR.  The hour long guided tour at 12:30 to the tee-pee area to explore traditional plants and their uses.  The 2:30 tour is a 30 minute accessible tour of plants and their uses.


Participants should meet on the lakeside of the grounds near the path to the fire.  



12:30pm – Long Walk to Tee-pee Hill
2:30pm – Accessible Garden Walk
12:30pm – Long Walk to Tee-pee Hill
2:30pm – Accessible Garden Walk