Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
You'll find about two dozen vendors inside the historic Rhode Center for the Arts, including cheeses, artisan bakery goods, art, crafts, prepared foods, and more.
Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
Enjoy live musical entertainment at Kenosha's lakefront. Bring your lawn chairs and a cooler or purchase refreshments from the Friends of the Pops. Concerts are free.
Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Operating schedule is weather dependent.
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.
Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment.
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 public is invited to tour the home through October, when it will then close to prepare for the holiday season.
Hours typically are Mon.-Fri. 1 – 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.
A beautiful holiday tradition at two historic mansions on the Kemper Center grounds!
This is an exhibition, auction and raffle of designer-decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations.
11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival is a music festival featuring outstanding musical acts, a Wisconsin State Championship BBQ contest with teams from the Kansas City Barbeque Society, a Family Fun Area, a Community BBQ Challenge and a Carnival!
HarborPark Jazz & Blues Festival fills the lakefront with the sounds of jazz, funk and soul. Watch for the lineup as the date approaches.
8 a.m. - midnight
Take the whole family out to the FAIR! Enjoy great food, attractions, entertainment, and more at the 95th Annual Kenosha County Fair!
Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Reenactors encamped on Simmons Island add to the atmosphere of the Colonial through Western Fur Trade era of the 1650s through 1850s at the 16th Annual Pike River Rendezvous. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public.