Open for self-tours April-October, Fri.-Sun. 1-4 p.m. or by appointment. Closed holidays.
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.
Hours vary by participating location
Downtown merchants roll out the welcome mats with extended hours, special promotions and sales, live entertainment and family activities.
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.
4 - 9 p.m.
Downtown Kenosha lights up – literally - for the holiday season with this wondrous, family-friendly festival. Festivities include our City Tree Lighting, free streetcar rides, Visits with Santa, the Lightin’ Up Business Decorating Contest, and so much more!
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Gates open at 7 a.m.
Come show off your car and see what the downtown area has to offer. The 12th annual show is FREE and open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles.
Fri. 3 – 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Get your last taste of summer at Kenosha’s Grill Games -- Kenosha’s biggest BBQ Festival! This two-day event is filled with opportunities to interact with the Kansas City Barbecue Society's National barbecue Circuit Teams, taste and purchase barbecue, learn their secrets, and vote for your favorite local and national teams.
Gates open at 1 p.m., and music begins at 1:30 p.m.
One of Kenosha's favorite music events returns with a powerful cross section of Jazz Rhythm and Blues on Saturday Aug. 15 as the HarborPark festival fills the lakeshore along Celebration Place. The energetic, Grammy winning Rebirth Brass Band will headline the annual festival.
12 - 4 p.m.
Triple Dipper: Ice Cream, Music & Fun, a Family Ice Cream Social at the Southport Light Station Museum!
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.