Project North Festival is happening thanks to these partner organizations.

Presenting Partners

ARTSTART RHINELANDER was born when the City of Rhinelander voted to purchase the historic Federal Building in downtown Rhinelander from the Federal Government for $1. It is a group of volunteers—business people, artists, art lovers, educators, and other community-minded citizens—who have now transformed that very building into a destination arts and cultural center. More information is at

WXPR PUBLIC RADIO was founded in 1983 by a group of community members that wanted a public radio station in northern Wisconsin. WXPR is proud to sound like the Northwoods where it resides. As an independent community station, its volunteer on-air music hosts produce and deliver 70 unique hours of music weekly incorporating everything from blues and jazz to classical and polka. It can be heard throughout North Central Wisconsin and part of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. More information is at

Supporting Partners

MIDWEST RENEWABLE ENERGY ASSOCIATION (MREA) was established in 1990 and promotes renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable living through education and demonstration. Together with partners around the Midwest, we work to expand renewable energy adoption through innovative programs, renewable energy training, and educational events. The MREA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. More information is at

NICOLET AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE is a public community college based in Rhinelander on the shores of Lake Julia. Serving Northern Wisconsin, the college offers one and two-year career diplomas and degrees, liberal arts university transfer studies, and a comprehensive continuing education program. Their mission is to deliver superior community college education that transforms lives, enriches communities, fosters economic development, and expands employment opportunities. More information is at

THE RHINELANDER AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is committed to the advancement of its chamber members and the enrichment of the greater Rhinelander community. Under the leadership of their fierce mythical mascot—the Rhinelander Hodag—they aim to foster relationships that strengthen and support the Rhinelander community. More information is at

Lodging Partner

HOLIDAY ACRES RESORT is nestled among tall trees on the shores of beautiful Lake Thompson, our vast acres of playgrounds have been a welcoming destination for generations of vacationers for 75 years. Providing you with a relaxing and enjoyable Wisconsin vacation is the Zambon family tradition. Featuring spring wildflowers, summer breezes, blazing autumn colors, and crystal-clear winters at our Wisconsin vacation resort, Holiday Acres spills over with happy times for our guests year-round. Midwest Living Magazine readers voted Holiday Acres among the top Wisconsin Vacation destinations that families love most in the entire Midwest. More information is at