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  • Kenosha HarborMarket - Winter HarborMarket

Kenosha Winter HarborMarket

Saturdays, October 18 - December 20, 2014. Closed January and February 2015, then open March to mid-May.

(262) 914-1252

Hours:

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.

Summer finds a bustling European-style mixed market near Lake Michigan with 150+ vendors: organic produce, meats, cheeses, arts, prepared foods, live entertainment, chef demos and more! From mid-May to mid-October Kenosha HarborMarket is held outdoors near the lakefront.

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  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center

Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 10, 2014 - October 26, 2014

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

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.

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  • Durkee Mansion
  • Durkee Mansion
  • Kemper Center

Durkee Mansion - Historical Mansion Tours

Fridays-Sundays, April 4, 2014 - October 26, 2014

(262) 925-8040

Hours:

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.

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  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy a carnival at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy music at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Kenosha Sculpture Walk at HarborPark - "My Pi"

2015 Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 21, 2015 – August 22, 2015

(262) 654-1234

Hours:

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!

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  • Kenosha Sculpture Walk at HarborPark - "My Pi"

HarborPark Jazz & Blues Festival

August 15, 2015

HarborPark Jazz & Blues Festival fills the lakefront with the sounds of jazz, funk and soul. Watch for the lineup as the date approaches.

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  • Kenosha County Fair
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2013
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014 - pig racing
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2013
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2013
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2013
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2013
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Wilmot Raceway

Kenosha County Fair 2015

August 19, 2015 - August 23, 2015

(262) 862-6121
(262) 843-2016

Hours:

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! 

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  • Pike River Rendezvous
  • Pike River Rendezvous
  • Pike River Rendezvous
  • Pike River Rendezvous
  • Simmons Island Beach

Pike River Rendezvous

August 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

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.

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  • Country Thunder Music Festival

Country Thunder Music Festival 2015

July 23, 2015 - July 26, 2015

Country Thunder Music Festival is second to none and continues to be the premier music and lifestyles event of the summer. The annual country music festival in Twin Lakes, Wis., is known for packing a punch with their lineup, which consistently brings today’s hottest acts, tomorrow’s fresh new faces, and yesterday’s traditional but established country hit-makers.

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  • Friends of the Museum Art Fair
  • Kenosha Public Museum
  • Civil War Museum

Friends of the Museum Art Fair

July 19, 2015

(262) 653-4140

Hours:

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This is the 51st annual art fair presented by the Friends of the Kenosha Public Museums. The event is held outside the Kenosha Public Museum and the Civil War Museum next door! Admission is free.

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  • Bristol Renaissance Faire- Knighting ceremony - by Adam Keats

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Saturdays and Sundays plus Labor Day, July 11, 2015 - September 7, 2015

(847) 395-7773

Hours:

Open July 5, 2014 - September 1, 2014, Sat. and Sun. only, plus Labor Day Monday
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Taking its framework from the summer day in 1574 when Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visited the English hamlet of Bristol, the Bristol Renaissance Faire is located just west of I-94’s Russell Road exit, near Kenosha. Enjoy 16th Century merriment, music, food and games.