COME FOR THE WISSA 2019 World championships &
see what fond du lac, wi has to offer!

Fond du Lac is located at the base of one of the country's largest inland lakes, Lake Winnebago, and home to many museums, natural areas, activities and more. Enjoy the local events and activities. Here are some of what is going on while WISSA 2019 is taking place.


  • Sturgeon Spectacular - The community of Fond du Lac will be simultaneously hosting their community-wide winter festival known as Sturgeon Spectacular over the weekend of February 7-10, 2019 – thus competitors will have an opportunity to enjoy several days of live music, snow & ice sculpting competitions, numerous sporting events, and live theater during their visit to the community. More information.

For more events and activities, see

Where to Eat:

Fond du Lac offers a wide array of places to eat that you'll enjoy. Work up an appetite at the competition or while visiting some of our great attractions, and then take a rest and fill up at one of our delicious restaurants.

Search for area restaurants here.

Lake Winnebago
Sturgeon Spectacular


International Airports closest to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin:

  • Chicago, Illinois (ORD)- Chicago's O'Hare International airport (ORD) is located 2.5 hours south of Fond du Lac.
  • Chicago, Illinois (MDW)- Chicago Midway International Airport
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin (MKE)- General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) is located 75 minutes south of Fond du Lac

NOTE: Shuttle service to Hotel Retlaw in Fond du Lac is provided for above 3 airports only.

Other International Airports in the Midwest with domestic flights to Wisconsin cities:

  • Minneapolis, Minnesota (MSP)- Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport
  • Detroit, Michigan (DTW)- Detroit Metro Airport

Wisconsin Airports closest to Fond du Lac:

  • Appleton, Wisconsin (ATW)- Outagamie County Regional Airport (ATW) is located 45 minutes north of Fond du Lac in Appleton, Wisconsin.
  • Green Bay, Wisconsin (GRB)- Austin Straubel International Airport (GRB) is located 70 minutes north of Fond du Lac in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
  • Madison, Wisconsin (MSN)- Dane County Regional Airport (MSN) is located 80 minutes southwest of Fond du Lac in Madison, Wisconsin.

Airport Ground Transportation:

  • Bus, taxi, shuttles or limousine services are listed on each airport website.
  • Car rental companies are listed on each airport website.

Car Rentals (available in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin):

  • Enterprise Car Rental
    N6663 Rolling Meadows Drive
    Suite C
    Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
    (920) 924-9999
  • Hertz Car Rental
    402 W Johnson Street
    Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54935
    (920) 907-0603

Taxi Cabs (available in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin)

  • Ben's Budget Cab (920) 322-8864
  • Quality Cab (920) 929-8888

Where to stay

The Hotel Retlaw is honored to be the host hotel for WISSA 2019!
Our hotel is currently completing a $26 million renovation of the entire property, under new ownership of Legendary Hotels. Hotel Retlaw will offer the finest in eco-luxury travel from organic & biodegradable products, to field-to-table dining, to progressive recycling and conservation.

See our Accommodations page for more information.

Hotel Retlaw