Best Dam Fest 2024

Schedule of events coming soon!

Carnival Rides and Midway at The Watermark (in the municipal lot on South Center Street just north of the Watermark)

Ticket Pricing: $1 per ticket, some rides take 3-4 tickets, 22 tickets for $20 (family pack) No wristbands are available this year.




Saturday starting at 10:00 am

Current Vendors Include:

Clockwork Crafter

Dell Prairie Kettle Corn

LLCJojo & Sparks

Generations Chiropractic

Sweet Memories Sales LLC

Introvert Ingenuity

Sweet Memories

Tupperware – Sandy Bare

Ben’s Soft Pretzels

Mandy’s Candy w/Sweet Succulents and More



Angie’s Beauty by Nature

The Bragg Jar

Scream’n A Designs


Pure Romance

LilyB’s Designs 

Crafty Creations by Shelby

Color Street 

Serenity Creations


One Crafty Mamamingo

Fields of Flavor Artisan Bread Studio


Nettie Powers 

Tahoe Park

6:00 am – Noon Best Dam 2 Man Fishing Tournament Run by Best Dam Bait at Waterworks Park – Registration Begins at 5:15 am (click here for tournament information)

8:00 am-11:00 am Learn to Ski, by the Beaverland Must-Ski Team. Please register here to participate in Learn to Ski. 

10:00 am Beverages Sales Start

Pricing for Beverages:

Soda – $1
Water – $1
Gatorade – $2
Miller Lite – $3
Coors Lite – $3
Budweiser – $3
Busch Light – $3
Michelob Ultra – $3
Summer Shandy – $4
White Claw (Mango & Black Cherry) – $4
Wine Cooler (Jamaican Me Happy) – $4

10:00 am Food Trucks Open

Sweet Memories Cedar Crest Ice Cream (Tahoe Park)

Dells Popcorn Carmel and Kettle Corn (Tahoe Park)

Marco’s Pizza (100 block of Front Street) – Marco’s Pizza will be available for purchase on Friday evening starting at 6:00 pm and on Saturday at Noon.

Ben’s Soft Pretzels (Tahoe Park)

Yumyum Thai Kitchen (Next to Riverfront Wine Bar)

Yerro Dreams – Greek Food (Tahoe Park)

Great Harvest Bread Company (Tahoe Park)

Pancho’s Tacos (Tahoe Park)

Palenque (Thirsty Beaver) from 10:00 am-Midnight

10:00 am – Noon Leipsic 4-H Club Petting Zoo

10:30 am-4:00 pm Boozy Brunch Walk Presented by the Beaver Dam Chamber Click here to purchase your tickets.

11:00 am-5:00 pm Face Painting (Tahoe Park)

11:30 am-12:30 pm Cardboard Regatta at Tahoe Park Presented by the Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association BDLIA.

Noon-2:00 pm Dodge County Humane Society,  Meet an Adoptable Pet, Learn About Adoption, and Purchase DCHS Merchandise (Tahoe Park). 

Noon-3:00 pm Martial Arts Obstacle Course (Tahoe Park)

Noon-9 pm Top Flight DJ Service and 360 Photo Booth (Tahoe Park)

1:00 pm University of Wisconsin Marching Band (Tahoe Park)

1:30 pm-2:00 pm Magician, Daryl Rogers (30-minute show) at Tahoe Park

2:00 pm Beaverland Must-Ski Show (Tahoe Park)

2:30 pm Fishing Tournament Results (Tahoe Park)

2:30 pm Meat Raffle (Tahoe Park)

3:00 pm-4:00 pm Beaver Dam Police Department K9 Dog Yeti (Tahoe Park)

3:00 pm-6:00 pm Pontoon Rides (FREE) Presented by the Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association BDLIA at Tahoe Park. Registration is required; click here to register.

3:30 pm-4:00 pm Magician, Daryl Rogers (30-minute show) at Tahoe Park

9:30 pm Spectacular Fireworks Display by
Spectrum Pyrotechnics RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, JULY 9

In conjunction with

Friday, July 7 

7:00 pm-11:00 pm Breaking Cadence

Saturday, July 8

11:00 am-3:00 pm Bags Tournament – Click Here for Flyer

7:00 pm Benign Addiction

Wristband Sales

BDF wristband

What do the wristbands support?? Your wristband $$ helps us continue this event from year to year. 100% goes to insurance, marketing, and other costs that fuel this event that the whole community and surrounding areas get to enjoy. Your wristband is what makes this event happen. Thank you for your support!
Best Dam Fest will be selling wristbands on Saturday ONLY at these locations:
~Riverfront wine bar
~Thirsty Beaver
~Tahoe Park