Countdown to graduation! With so many beautiful spots in Oshkosh, it may be difficult to decide where to take your graduation photos. We're here to share some inspiration and ideas for places to take those well-earned photos!

Oshkosh Murals

Stop by one of the many exterior building murals around Oshkosh. Check out the Southside Mini Art Murals blog for inspiration! For larger murals head to the following locations:

Emma Daisy Mural – 440 N Main St

Grow with the Flow by Molly Z. – 219 State St

Fairylane – 525 N Main St

Oshkosh Mural - by Leif Larson – 401 N Main St (Pictured Below)

Oshkosh Mural

Dempsey Hall on UW Oshkosh Campus

Out front of Dempsey Hall located on Algoma Blvd, is a large University of Wisconsin Oshkosh plaque - which is a perfect spot for a headshot or full body photo. This photo definitely captures your time on UW Oshkosh's campus! It is best to take the photo while standing beside it to see the full text. 

Dempsey Hall Graduation Photo Spot

Oshkosh Public Library

Located at 106 Washington Avenue, is the Oshkosh Public Library! With full-sized statues of Sawyer and Harris, the bronze lions, it is truly a great photo opportunity.The two lions are mirror images of one another standing on opposite sides of the stairwell leading up to the library doors. The historic building has decorative architecture that is unique to Oshkosh. 

Oshkosh Public Library Graduation Photos

Your Favorite College Restaurant or Bar!

Taking a photo in front of a place where you had fun moments outside of the classroom is a great way to capture memories for years to come. Maybe it’s an iconic building like Kelly’s Bar or it could be your favorite place to get pizza by the slice, the options are endless!

Kellys Bar Oshkosh

By the Water

Oshkosh is located by Lake Winnebago, the Fox River and Lake Butte des Morts, which are ll perfect photo opportunities to highlight the many waterways throughout Oshkosh. The shoreline has various trees, plants, and other naturesque environments. Check out the Oshkosh Riverwalk, Wiouwash Trail, or the many trails throughout Menominee Park!

Graduation Photos Spots by the Water in Oshkosh

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