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Kenosha events are a big reason our community is a choice destination for so many. Nearly every day of the year, there is something special going on in the Kenosha Area! Our Calendar of Events is chock full of family-friendly festivals, museum exhibits, plays and concerts, and so much more! Your Wisconsin fun starts here! Event details are subject to change and we recommend calling listed phone numbers or visiting event websites to verify information in advance.

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Arts & Cultural Downtown & Lakefront Family Friendly Outdoor Recreation Sports
Format: 2016-05-29
Format: 2016-05-29

Tall Ship Red Witch – Lake Michigan Sailing Excursions

May 14, 2016 – June 5, 2016 (Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun only)

Chicago’s award-winning Tall Ship Red Witch will visit Kenosha May 14 through June 5, 2016, offering public sailing excursions and private charters on Lake Michigan. 

Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Recycled Plant Stakes

May 29, 2016

Drop in between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. to help the earth and your plants! Make uniquely useful plant stakes using natural and recycled items. Appropriate for all ages.

Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Whose Ribbit is it? 

May 29, 2016

Ever wonder what’s making all that noise in the pond? Come learn about Wisconsin’s frogs and toads and how to identify them by voice. Then we’ll hike to the pond to listen for a frog chorus.

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5, 2016 - October 30, 2016

The lighthouse and maritime museum, inside the keeper's house, documents Kenosha's lighthouse keepers, shipping and fishing history. Also climb the 1866 Southport Lighthouse. The tower stands 55 feet above the lighthouse grounds. See Kenosha, Lake Michigan and into Illinois and Racine County.

Wilmot Flea Market

Sundays, May 1, 2016 – TBA (excluding August 14 and 21)

NEW LOCATION!!! The flea market, formerly held at Wilmot Mountain, will be held at The Kenosha County Fairgrounds for the 2016 Season.

Memorial Day Weekend Sale

May 27, 2016 – May 30, 2016

Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets is kicking off summer in style with one of its most popular sales of the year, the Memorial Day Weekend Sale. Many of the center’s 90 brand-name retailers, including UGG Australia, Kate Spade New York and Calvin Klein will offer four days of special deals, beyond everyday savings of 25 to 65 percent, on the hottest summer fashions.

Civil War Museum Exhibit: Faces of the Iron Brigade – A Social Network of Soldiers

January 16, 2016 - November 1, 2016

One of the most famous brigades of the Civil War recounted in their own words and images. Includes artifacts from museum collections, private collections, and artifacts that have never before been displayed in Wisconsin.

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 1, 2016 - October 30, 2016

The Durkee Mansion, one of Kenosha’s unique historical landmarks, is a cream brick Italianate, Victorian style home located among the Kemper Center properties on the lakefront. The 150 year old Civil War Mansion is totally restored to its original Victorian splendor.

The public is invited to tour the home April through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season of tours (Christmas at Kemper).