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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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Format: 2016-10-23
Format: 2016-10-23

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.

Carthage College Family Fun Night

September 30, 2016, October 7, 2016, October 14, 2016, October 21, 2016, October 28, 2016, November 4, 2016, November 11, 2016

Carthage hosts Family Fun Nights on most Friday evenings during the school year. Families can enjoy fun and educational activities in Hedberg Library, browse the collection in the Center for Children’s Literature, use the library computers, or use the N. E. Tarble Athletic & Recreation Center.

Jelly Belly Munchkin Masquerade

October 29, 2016

Jelly Belly will be decked out for Halloween and kids are invited to come in costume and join the fun. Enjoy family activities.

Kenosha Public Museums Family Event: Boofest

October 29, 2016

Show off your costume as you boogie through the Trick or Treat stops at three museums during this Rockin’ BooFest event.

Fall Fest

October 29, 2016

All are invited for a fun night of family-centered Halloween activities during Fall Fest. Fall Fest will be held at the Wruck Beach Pavilion inside Prairie Springs Park. The event will feature games, pumpkin painting, crafts, costume contests, a bonfire with storytelling, and a Trick or Treat Trail inside Prairie Springs Park.

Pringle Nature Center Event: Halloween Candlelight Night Hike

October 29, 2016

Come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a self-guided hike along a candle lit trail. Come and leave when you like. General public: $5.00.

Kenosha Winter HarborMarket

Saturdays, October 22, 2016 - December 17, 2016 and January 7, 2017 - May 6, 2017 and October 21 - December 23, 2017

You'll find about 25-30 vendors inside the historic Rhode Center for the Arts, including cheeses, artisan bakery goods, art, crafts, prepared foods, and more.

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).