Beaver Dam is located on the southeastern shore of Beaver Dam Lake. The 6,600-acre lake is known for great fishing and abundant recreation. The city is home to the Beaver Dam Family Center and Ice Arena, Charter Raceway, featuring exciting racing action all summer long, and 18 municipal parks, including lakeside parks with fishing piers, boat ramps and picnic areas.
Taste the area’s dairy heritage at the Midwest Cream Cheese Competition and the Taste of Wisconsin beer and cheese tasting event. During the summer enjoy free Sunday ski shows by the award winning Beaverland Must-Skis water ski team. Don’t miss Lake Days and the Day in the Park Arts & Craft Fair in July and the Dodge County Fair in August. Other events include a Memorial Day Parade, the Corn Roast in August and a Holiday Parade in December.