A fun-filled event intent on bringing friends, family, and community together for the New Year! Proceeds going to Dropping the Carp Fund and City Park and Recreation Youth Enrichment/Hoffman Hall Activities.
-------------------------------------------------------
Additional Information: Contact Prairie du Chien Tourist Info 1-800-732-1673 (www.prairieduchien.org)

2012 - 12th Annual Carp Fest - Videos

Coloring Contest
The Lucky the Carp Coloring contest is sponsored by Prairie du Chien, WI, Parks and Rec Department. It is open to all children and young adults under the age 17 and younger. The contest usually runs from the second week in December to the third week.


One of our favorite News stations – KWWL - Iowa had a nice piece for Lucky the Carp
KWWL.com - News

Droppin' of the Carp - Carp Fest 2013

Carp Fest and Droppin' of the Carp have become an overnight success. The 12th annual New Year's Eve event is the culmination of a week long New Year's celebration in Prairie du Chien. The largest New Year's celebration in Wisconsin and the mid-west takes place at Lucky Park on the banks of the Mississippi River. Watch the five minute video and celebrate with us. Then, next year, plan on celebrating in person. Click to Watch the video on You Tube

Carp Bowl - Football game between Prairie du Chien and Mar-Mac Fire Departments
The touch football game between Prairie du Chien and Mar-Mac Fire Departments always brings out the good sportsmanship and camaraderie. The game is sponsored by Go America of Marquette, IA. (Click to Watch You Tube Video)