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Go on an Oshkosh Summer Getaway

Find BIG summer fun in Wisconsin’s Event City!

This summer, Oshkosh offers hundreds of fun and exciting events. There’s something happening every single day! You’ll find concerts, festivals, races, sporting events, farmers markets, art exhibitions and more. In addition to a nearly endless list of events, Oshkosh offers the EAA AirVenture Museum, home to more than 250 aircraft, and the Oshkosh Public Museum, one of the best regional history museums in the Midwest. Visit the English gardens at the Paine Art Center and Gardens. Spend the day in downtown Oshkosh and discover interesting shops and galleries. Take a stroll along the scenic River Walk. Bike the Wiouwash State Trail. Explore the Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh for brand-name bargains at more than 40 big-name retailers. Go fishing, boating and sailing on 138,000-acre Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin’s largest inland lake. Use this website to find upcoming events, places to eat, where to stay and things to do. See below to find out what’s happening now in Oshkosh.

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Go on a Back-to-school Shopping Getaway

Oshkosh is home to the Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh, home to more than 40 brand-name retailers offering bargain prices. Located on Highway 41, the shops are very convenient. And, with a number of hotels minutes from the mall, it’s the ideal place to start your back-to-school shopping getaway. Clothe your family’s students in the hottest Read More


Midwest Cornhole Championship

August 23 Leach Amphitheater Don’t miss this exciting daylong bean-bag tossing competition. Big prizes attract some outstanding competitors.  In addition to seeing some of the top bean-bag tossers in the Midwest, the event offers a DJ, live entertainment, concessions, a costume contest, raffles and more. All participants will receive a free mug of beer. It Read More


Gus Macker Basketball Tournament

August 23-24 Downtown Oshkosh  When the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament rolls into town August 23-24, Oshkosh will be transformed into the street-ball capital of Wisconsin. Boys, girls, men and women from around the region will play in this giant 3-on-3 tournament. The Gus Macker Tournament is unique in its commitment to pure basketball. The format Read More


Three Ways to Stay Cool: Oshkosh’s Outstanding Museums

When the temperature soars, head indoors – to Oshkosh’s three outstanding museums! Each of these excellent museums offers interesting exhibits and air-conditioned comfort. The EAA AirVenture Museum, Oshkosh Public Museum and Paine Art Center and Gardens are all ideal places to cool off and good reasons to extend your visit to Oshkosh. The EAA AirVenture Read More


Outdoor and On-the-Water Eateries

One of the best things about summer is the chance to have a meal outside. Here are three Oshkosh restaurants where you can dine outdoors and on the water. Wendt’s, located on the shores of Lake Winnebago, is famous for its fish fry. And for good reason:  their fried perch is arguably the best in the Read More

EAA AirVenture

EAA AirVenture

July 28-August 3 Experimental Aircraft Association Grounds The biggest event of the year is just around the corner. EAA AirVenture will attract approximately 500,000 people to Oshkosh, July 28-August 3. In the days leading up to EAA AirVenture, pilots and their aircraft will travel to Oshkosh from all over the world. Airplanes of every shape Read More

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Event Minute - August 20, 2014

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