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Eagle River Beerfest and National Championship Musky Open Tournament CancelledSubmitted: 06/05/2020
Eagle River Beerfest and National Championship Musky Open Tournament Cancelled
Story By Morgan Johnson

EAGLE RIVER - Up North Beerfest and the National Championship Musky Open Tournament have both been postponed until the summer of 2021 due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19.

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center, along with the Musky Clubs Alliance of Wisconsin jointly made the decision to delay the annual fishing tournament.

The Chamber made the difficult decision to postpone the beer festival.

Up North Beerfest will return June 11-12, 2021. The Musky Open will next be held August 20-22, 2021.


Both summer 2020 events have been postponed to ensure the safety of local residents and visitors during the pandemic.

The Eagle River area is adhering to the set of guidelines put forth by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, which are being recommended by Vilas County.

Despite the postponements of these annual events, the Eagle River area remains open.

The Eagle River Area Chamber of Commerce invites area residents and visitors alike to pursue their favorite up north activities: boating, fishing, water sports, camping, shopping, dining, ATVing, hiking, and biking.

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