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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: 2017-05-28
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THE SHORE Outta Sight Kite Flight

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017

GO FLY A KITE!!  The 16th annual THE SHORE Outta Sight Kite Flight Kite Festival takes place in Kenosha’s Kennedy Park, presented by THE SHORE 92.1, Kenosha News, the City of Kenosha, the Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, Gift of Wings,  Magnum Radio, and WRJN, 1400am radio.

Summer Free Fishing Weekend

June 3, 2017 – June 4, 2017

Free Fishing Weekend events provide great opportunities for people of all ages to give fishing a try. Fish anywhere in Wisconsin without a license or trout stamp on Free Fishing Weekend.

The Mystery of Pike Creek

June 3, 2017

When federal funds became available to build a harbor in southeast Wisconsin, a fierce competition ensued between the town on the Pike River and the town on Pike Creek. Do you know which town won? Today many residents do not know about Pike Creek. It has disappeared. Where is it today and why is it still important in our lives? Root-Pike Watershed Initiative Network will help you discover the answers to these questions through a presentation and fun, hands-on family activities.

56th Street Art and Treasure Market

June 3, 2017, July 1, 2017, August 5, 2017, September 2, 2017, October 7, 2017

Vendors will be set up in front and inside of the Theater lobby and Pollard Gallery. Featuring art, collectables, upcycled and repurposed items, modern vintage objects and décor, music, jewelry, and more.

Kenosha HarborMarket

Saturdays, May 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017

Fun for the entire family, visit our bustling European-style mixed market presenting 150+ vendors each week during the outdoor season. 

Weekly Common Grounds Coffee Ride


The Bike Shop at Southport Rigging takes group bicycle rides from Harborside Common Grounds (5159 - 6th Ave.) in Kenosha to a coffee shop in Zion, IL every Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

April-October, 1st and 3rd weekends, Saturdays and Sundays

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).

Good Old Summertime Art Fair

June 4, 2017

The Kenosha Art Association proudly announces the 42nd annual Good Old Summertime Art Fair. You will find exhibitors of fine arts and crafts, food booths, and music. It’s free to attend.