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Welcome to Rib River by Accentu, Inc.

An all-encompassing event venue.

We are located only 10 minutes west from downtown Wausau right off of Highway 29 near Marathon City, WI.

Under new ownership in 2022, the venue has been completely renovated to bring this historic space new life — with an open floor plan and modern amenities, the legacy of the Rib River Ballroom lives on.

Upcoming Events

February 3, 2023
5:00 pm to 11:30 pm
135737 WI-29, Marathon City, WI 54448, USA
Bar opens at 5pm
Pizza buffet from 5:30pm-7:15pm
Showtime 7:30pm
Tickets $25 includes Pizza Buffet with Salad and Garlic Bread!
Tickets at the door are $30.
Brooks Sullivan is a Chicago based stand-up comedian best known for his offbeat and engaging storytelling delivery. Just as he starts to draw you in, he takes a sharp turn and leaves you folded over in laughter. His disciplined writing and unique performances have landed him as an opener for nationally touring headliners Godfrey, Tommy Davidson, and Taylor Tomlinson.
His adaptability and likeability have allowed him the versatility to work in both comedy clubs and corporate events. No matter the event, one thing is for sure, Brooks will have you on the edge of your seat waiting to hear what’s coming next.
February 10, 2023
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
135737 WI-29, Marathon City, WI 54448, USA

Come join us for some live music with Brad Emanuel! He will be playing 8pm-11pm.

Bar will open at 6pm with some food and drink specials too!

February 25, 2023
5:30 pm to 11:00 pm
135737 WI-29, Marathon City, WI 54448, USA
Come see Bob Zany live at Rib River! Saturday, February 25th, 2023.
Tickets include the pizza buffet. Bar to open at 5:30pm, pizza buffet served from 5:30pm-7pm, comedy show will begin at 7:30pm. The bar will remain open after the show!
Bob has appeared on over a thousand national T.V. shows from the "Tonight Show" to "Last Comic Standing" and a 17-year stint appearing on and co-hosting the "National Jerry Lewis Telethon." His numerous film credits include "Joe Dirt" with David Spade, Stephen Soderberg's "The Informant" playing Matt Damon's attorney. He also has available on Amazon, a documentary about his career in showbiz, "Close, But No Cigar" opening with his appearance on "The Gong Show" with Chuck Barris in 1977 as the age of 15.
He's heard weekly from coast to coast on radio with his Zany Report in over 25 markets plus 17 years on the syndicated "The Bob and Tom Show" in over 150 markets as well as honored to film 11 episodes in front of a studio audience for drybarcomedy.com.
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On-Site Banquet & Off-Site Catering

Whether it’s a one-of-a-kind dinner or a more robust buffet at our location or yours, we can help you build a personal and memorable menu for your next event.

Corporate Events
Special Occasions
Family Gatherings
Holiday Parties

Contact Us

If you have questions or need more information regarding booking an event at Rib River, event rental options or our catering services, please get in touch. We’ll respond promptly with the information you need. We’re here to help in any way we can.

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