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Discover Oshkosh

Savor the simple life and indulge in the embrace of genuine hospitality in Oshkosh. Nestled along the western shore of Lake Winnebago near the heart of Wisconsin, Oshkosh is surrounded by inviting lakes and rivers while a historic downtown district offers lively entertainment, one-of-a-kind attractions, and scenic waterfront dining.

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Two ladies shopping downtown

Your Guide to Oshkosh

Surrounding lakes, rivers, and trails provide year-round opportunities to explore the outdoors while the invigorating downtown district features a big-city feel within a small-city setting. Hover over or click on an attraction on the map and read more about it here.
The Howard Main Hall

The Howard

Fully restored and reopened in 2018, the Howard features a boutique bowling alley, and an opulent ballroom and great hall that often feature live entertainment and specialty dining. The Howard is also available as an upscale private and corporate event venue.
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Stroll along the Fox River on the new Oshkosh Riverwalk. This scenic walkway follows the river downstream from downtown Oshkosh, giving pedestrians a chance to enjoy scenic waterscapes. Boats can dock along the Riverwalk and enjoy downtown restaurants, shopping and special events.
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Wiouwash Trail

The Wiouwash State Trail is the perfect place for a walk, ride, snowshoeing & more. As the trail runs north from Oshkosh, it passes through wetlands, prairies, patches of forest and sprawling farmland.
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Couple Has A Picnic At Asylum Point Park And Lighthouse In Oshkosh

Asylum Point Park

Just a few miles north of Oshkosh, a promontory known as Asylum Point extends into the water. At this park, you will find the Asylum Point Lighthouse, picnic areas, and walking trails.
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Menominee Park & Zoo Family

Menominee Park Zoo

Feed the llamas, watch playful otters swim or get up close with bald eagles. The Menominee Park Zoo is located on eight acres of land in the middle of Menominee Park on the shores of Lake Winnebago.
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Visit the Military Veterans Museum and Educational Center

Military Veterans Museum

The Military Veterans Museum and Education Center honors our nation’s military history and features more than 20 historic military vehicles. Other collections include small arms and artillery, uniforms and accouterments, and a Medal of Honor Wall.
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The Shops at Oshkosh

One great location to shop your favorite stores. Explore Nike, Coach, Eddie Bauer, Under Armour - and many more outlets.
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EAA AirVenture


EAA: Home to Airventure, an Aviation Museum & Boutique - and so much more. The EAA Aviation Museum is a world-class museum featuring one-of-a-kind galleries and displays, and more than 200 historic airplanes. Explore aviation’s past and marvel at its exciting future at this year-round museum.
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UW Oshkosh

UW Oshkosh

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs to around 14,000 students each year.
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Ferris Wheel at Lifest

Sunnyview Expo Center

Sunnyview Exposition Center hosts many events including; LIFEST, Winnebago County Fair, many Horse Shows, Winnebagoland BMX & so much more.
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Leach Amphitheater

Located along the Fox River - the Leach Amphitheater is a spectacular venue for community festivals and live concerts of all types.
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The Waters Exterior

The Waters

Located on the shores of Lake Winnebago, The Waters is a beautiful historic venue in Oshkosh, WI. Featuring a grand ballroom, the Winnebago room event space, and a lakeside screened porch and balcony.
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Oshkosh Arena

Oshkosh Arena

The Oshkosh Arena is Oshkosh’s premier concert and live engagement arena. Home to the Wisconsin Herd, Wisconsin GLO and Fox Valley Roller Derby, the Oshkosh Arena has welcomed over 200,000 attendees to its’ various events since opening in 2017.
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South Park Pickleball Courts

South Park

South Park in Oshkosh features a splash pad, basketball and tennis courts, shelter buildings, open space, wooded areas, meandering trails, and fishing opportunities in the lagoons.
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UW Oshkosh Titan Thunder Marching Band

Titan Stadium

Titan athletics have brought pride, dignity and honor to UW-Oshkosh. Titan Stadium is part of the Oshkosh Sports Complex. It is an exceptional venue for football, soccer, and track and field competition.
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Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Tech

Fox Valley Technical College has been the college of choice in this community for over 100 years. You get high-tech occupational training for the workplace of today, whether you’re preparing for a new career or sharpening your job skills.
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Oshkosh Convention Center Patio

Convention Center

The Oshkosh Convention Center, located along the Fox River, is the perfect venue for meetings, weddings, conventions and more.
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The Grand Oshkosh

The Grand Oshkosh is a premier, entertainment and performing arts venue in downtown Oshkosh. Opening in 1883, The Grand is the oldest operating opera house in Wisconsin.
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The Nature of Light Exhibit at The Paine

Paine Art Center

The Paine Art Center and Gardens is an English-inspired estate in a beautiful Wisconsin setting. Today, the historic Paine property holds a collection of more than a thousand artworks, including paintings, sculptures, furnishings and decorative objects.
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Pollock Pool

Pollock Pool

Visit Pollock Community Water Park and enjoy many slides, zero depth entry area, lazy river, sand play area, splash pad, restroom/shower facilities, and concessions.
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Oshkosh Public Museum

Oshkosh Public Museum

Situated just off the Fox River near historic downtown Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the Oshkosh Public Museum is a non-profit regional history museum, and is an amazing resource for research and discovery.
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Oshkosh Events

Event season is year-round in Oshkosh! Whether you're traveling with the whole family or just want to go on a solo adventure, you'll find the fun you crave at one-of-a-kind events that are only found in Oshkosh. Check out our extensive list of Oshkosh events and find your fun this season.

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The Great Outdoors

Surrounding lakes, rivers and trails provide year-round opportunities to explore the outdoors. Take it outside and see what Oshkosh has to offer.

Planning that Special Day?

Oshkosh is home to both historic & modern venues, numerous vendors and affordable accommodations for all your guests. Let us help you make your wedding day the best day of your life. Let us help plan your perfect wedding.