Cable Area Fall Fest

20th Annual Cable Area Fall Fest

 September 23-24, 2022

Map for Saturday, September 24

The fall colors won’t be the only things bursting to life this fall. The Cable Area Fall Fest, held annually the last weekend of September, offers visitors of every age entertaining opportunities sure to make this your favorite festival of the year. Cornstalks, hay bales, and pumpkins line the roads throughout the Cable community. Live music, car, motorcycle and truck show, arts and crafts vendors, and incredible food vendors fill the streets all for your enjoyment.

This year we are introducing our Fall Into Cash Raffle! Buy a $20 raffle ticket at the Chamber office for a chance to win cash! 1st drawing will be for $2,500, 2nd drawing will be for $1,500 and 3rd drawing will be for $1,000! Need not be present to win, the drawing will be September 24th at Fall Fest. All proceeds will benefit community projects and scholarships.

Activities kick off on Friday with a Fall Harvest Dessert Contest at 3pm, sponsored by the Cable Namakagon Historical Museum. If you would like to submit a dessert or pie to be judged at the contest, bring your treat to the Chamber by 2:30pm on Friday, September 23rd. If you want to be an official “judge” of the contest, come to the Chamber at 3pm and sign up! Four winners will be selected by our panel of judges, and all desserts will be served as a fundraiser for the Northwoods Fish Fry at 5pm, sponsored by The Brick House Cafe, and Garmisch Inn. Dinner will be served from 5 to 8pm, buy yourself a delicious meal for only $15 an adult and $10 a child! The festivities continue with a Beer & Wine Garden starting at 4pm sponsored by Hayward Community Credit Union and Pla-Mor Bar & Restaurant. Sage O’Leary will kick off live music at 4:30pm, sponsored by the Loon Saloon, followed by music from Foreign Object at 7:30pm, sponsored by Rondeau’s!

Saturday kicks into high gear at 7:30am with a Pumpkin Pecan Pancake Breakfast ($10/adult $7/child) at the Cable Community Center, sponsored by Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Telemark Northwoods Lodging. The Art & Crafts show begins at 9am, including the Shred Fest sponsored by the Lion’s Club.  Bring up to 3 banker’s boxes of paperwork to shred, please no Binders or Binder Clips.  Registration for Car, Motorcycle, and Truck Show opens at 9am, sponsored by Darrell’s Full Service Automotive and Andy’s Off Grid, LLC. Enjoy live music all day on the Chamber Deck! Lined up for 2022 is Anna Hill at 9am sponsored by Redbery Books, Russ Darwin at 11am sponsored by McKinney Realty, The Tinglers at 2pm sponsored by Sweet Exchange Market, and Two Below Zero at 5, sponsored by DM&E Retirees. From 10am to 5pm there will be bounce houses for kids, sponsored by the Town of Namakagon, Lakewoods Resort, and The Portage and a Baby Care Station managed by Living Hope Church. Stop by the Beer & Wine Garden and Badger Football Fall Fest Huddle at the Lion’s tent starting at 10am, sponsored by Camp David Realty and North Country Vacation Rentals! This year we’re also bringing back our popular Wine and Cheese tasting at 5pm, sponsored by Benoit Cheese Haus, Roger & Sue Rockenbach, and CAMBA! With so much to do and everyone having such a good time you will find yourself longing for time to stand still!

Follow your nose and fill your stomach in our Food Court featuring many different cuisines. There’s even a tent featuring some of our local restaurants’ bestselling pies, burgers, turkey legs and more! Watch some of our local chefs whip up some of their restaurant’s delectable dishes and give it a taste!

There really is something for everyone in the family to enjoy at the Cable Area Fall Fest!

2022 Vendor Application

Events like these cannot happen without support from our community. We humbly ask you to consider donating some of your time to help us keep Fall Fest going! Volunteer Signup



AdventureUS It’s Personal Monograms Paul Ostrum Photography
Andy’s Off Grid JM Market Rumble on the Lake
Bemused Design Joyous Planet Saving Grace CBD
CAMBA Kimber’s Cozy Creations Scentsy
Clay Expressions Pottery Laufy Custom Lures Sweet Exchange Market
Creations for Gracie Lorendo’s Pantry These Shirts R Bleach’n
Creatively Wicked Nails Like a Stone with Jillian Usborne Books & More
Dee’s Fine Arts & Crafts Nature’s Uniques Woodcarvings by John Semo
Diane’s Good Crafts Northwoods Fox
Drummond Sno-Jacks Norwex
Eighteen Mile Sugarbush Off the Beadin’ Path Baby Care Station by Living Hope Church
Fred & Penny Smith One Bad Applen Document Shredding by the Cable Lion’s Club


Wine & Beer Tent Lakewood Resort Sons of the Legion
Friday Fish Fry Melby Works Tracy’s Tasty Treats
Saturday Pumpkin-Pecan Pancake Feed

Thank you to our 2022 Cable Area Fall Fest Sponsors

Maple Tree Sponsors
Andy’s Off Grid | Benoit Cheese Haus | Brick House Café | Cable Namakagon Historical Museum | Camp David Realty | Chequamegon Area Mountain Bike Association | Coldwell Banker Real Estate | Darrell’s Full Service Automotive | DM&E Retirees | Garmisch Inn | Hayward Community Credit Union | Lakewoods Resort | Loon Saloon | McKinney Realty | North Country Vacation Rentals | Norvado | Pla-Mor Bar & Restaurant | Redbery Books | Rocky’s Service | Rondeau’s | Sweet Exchange | Telemark Northwoods Lodging | Town of Namakagon

Oak Tree Sponsors
Advance Printing | Ammo’s Evergreen Tavern | American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation | Bayfield County Tourism | Hayward Area Memorial Hospital & Water’s Edge | Larry Ludzack Logging | Mogasheen Resort | Otter Bay Resort | Pioneer Bar | Staudemeyer’s Four Seasons | Titus Repair

Birch Tree Sponsors
Al’s Mobile Repair Service | Brush & Bucket Painting | Cable Area Lion’s Club | Cable Café | Cable Chiropractic Clinic | Drumming Woods B&B | Great Divide Construction | HK Septic Service & Soil Testing | Namakagon Trail Groomers | Rick Gruel Landscaping | Start Line Inn | Tilly’s Pies