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Fairy Walk 2024

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The Kaukauna Public Library and 1,000 Islands Nature Center present the annual Fairy Walk sponsored by Kaukauna Utilities, August 19rd from 5pm-8pm. Families are invited to explore various activities at their own pace at the time that works best for them. Registration is strongly encouraged and required to receive a swag bag.  Swag bags are limited to 1 per family.

The event includes a dragonfly themed Storybook Walk on the boardwalk, the Fairy House Walk in the butterfly garden, a fairy scavenger hunt along the walking trail, crafts, music and bubbles, and more! This fun event is free thanks to our generous sponsors!

Families can  submit a fairy house built of only natural materials prior to the event. Participants at the event then enjoy a stroll in the butterfly garden to see and vote for their favorite fairy house. The winners of the competition will receive either a $30, $20, or $10 gift card when the winners are announced at 7:45p at the event.


Fairy House Contest

Children are invited to create a fairy house from natural materials to be included in the Fairy Walk. Attendees will vote for their favorite house. The first place winner will receive a $30 gift card, second place winner will receive a $20 gift card, and the third place winner will receive a $10 gift card.

Complete a Fairy House Registration Form and bring it and your house to 1000 Islands August 17-21.  See the Registration Form for complete Official Contest Rules.


Register for a Swag Bag and Voting Token

Register via the link in the event on our webiste or here for a voting token and to guarantee a swag bag for your family (one bag per family).  Stop by the check-in table to get your bag and Fairy Walk voting stones.

Advance Registration ends at 11:59PM on Sunday, August 18th. Register in advance to receive a swag bag and a voting token.

Drop in visitors are not guaranteed an swag bag, but will be able to vote in the Fairy House competition and participate in all activities.