We don’t let Wisconsin winter weather stop the fun! Here are a few exciting winter events to help cure cabin fever in January and February. 

Oshkosh Restaurant Week

Oshkosh Restaurant Week

January 23 - February 2

Oshkosh Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of local restaurants. Dine in at any participating eatery and enjoy a culinary experience unlike any other. Foodies will enjoy unique options Restaurant Week menu’s that are often not offered on the restaurant’s everyday menu! Check out the list of participating restaurants here.

Otter Street Winter Fisheree & Pond Hockey Tournament

Ice Fishing

January 31 - February

The Winter Fisheree is an exciting event happening Jan. 31 to Feb. 1 at Miller’s Bay in Menominee Park. This is the first year the event will be hosting a pond hockey tournament. The first round of pond hockey games will begin Friday at 3 p.m. and continue Saturday starting at 10 a.m. There will be endless activities throughout the day and live entertainment each night. Everyone is welcome to participate in the fun! Check out more details here.

Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

February 14 & 15

Come out and support Special Olympics Wisconsin! This exciting event will take place at Miller’s Bay in Menominee Park. Enjoy live music in the entertainment tent wit by the Retro Specz along with beer, food specials, and plunging Friday night. Saturday events will kick off with the Freezin’ For a Reason 5k followed up with plunging and live music by The Presidents at noon. Check out the full schedule here.

Battle on Bago

Winter Battle on Bago

February 21 & 22

Battle on Bago is the largest ice fishing tournament of the year. The family-friendly event is supported by the community and funds raised by the event are returned directly back into the community. There are over $250,000 worth of prizes and many opportunities to win. In addition to fishing, a heated tent will be provided with live music and tasty fish fry. You can find more details about Battle on Bago here.

Cocoa Crawl 

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February 29

Warm yourself up with specialty hot chocolates in downtown Oshkosh! More than 15 participating businesses are serving up samples of their best cup of cocoa. Vote for your favorite for a chance to win Downtown Oshkosh gift cards. Make sure to purchase your advanced tickets here.

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