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  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center - 2016
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Southport Light Station Museum Open for the Season

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May 5, 2016 - October 30, 2016

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

Thurs.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Operating schedule is weather dependent. Closed holidays.

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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  • Downtown Kenosha
  • Jockey Factory Store - Downtown Kenosha
  • Downtown Kenosha
  • Sandy's Popper
  • Lemon Street Gallery
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Second Saturday

September 10, 2016, October 8, 2016, November 12, 2016, December 10, 2016
(262) 842-5354

Hours:

Hours vary by participating location

Downtown merchants roll out the welcome mats with special promotions and sales, live entertainment and family activities. 

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  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center 2014 image
  • Anderson Arts Center
  • historic Kemper Center - Durkee Mansion and Simmons Gymnasium
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Christmas at Kemper: Gallery of Trees

November 27, 2016 - December 4, 2016

(262) 925-8040
(262) 653-0481

Hours:

Mon.-Fri. 1 – 7 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1 – 5 p.m.

Stroll through an amazing display of beautifully, creatively decorated Christmas trees, wreaths and mantle pieces throughout the entire mansion.

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  • Santa at a past Downtown Kenosha appearance
  • Lightin' Up! 2013
  • Lightin' Up! 2013
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Lightin’ Up! Downtown

November 25, 2016

Downtown Kenosha lights up – literally - for the holiday season with this wondrous, family-friendly festival.

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  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area
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Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Candlelight Hike

September 17, 2016

(262) 878-5601

Hours:

7 - 9 p.m.

Bring the family for fall fun by candlelight. Hike the two-mile trail on your own or join a shorter guided hike. There will be a bonfire for marshmallows.

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All-Breed Dog Shows and Obedience/Rally Trials

September 10, 2016 - September 11, 2016

Kenosha Kennel Club's AKC licensed dog show and obedience/rally trials. Featuring more than 900 dogs representing 127 different breeds (an estimate). Two days, two shows. Spectators welcome. 

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  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2015)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
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Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show

September 3, 2016
(262) 818-6410
(262) 496-5116

Hours:

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Come show off your car and see what the downtown area has to offer. The 13th annual show is FREE and open to all makes and models of vehicles and motorcycles.

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  • Kenosha County Fair at First Fridays
  • Brat Stop at First Fridays
  • Culver's Pleasant Prairie at First Fridays
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First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center

September 2, 2016, October 7, 2016, November 4, 2016, December 2, 2016

The first Friday of each month, the Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau hosts a free, fun, informative, and tasty Open House at its I-94 Visitor Information Center.

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  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • Enjoy music at Grill Games
  • Grill Games
  • HarborPark
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Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 26, 2016 – August 27, 2016

(262) 654-1234

Hours:

Fri. 3 – 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

This free two-day event is filled with opportunities to interact with the Kansas City Barbecue Society National BBQ Circuit Teams, learn their secrets, taste and purchase BBQ, and vote for your favorite local and national teams. You can even show off your mad BBQ skills in the Community BBQ Challenge.

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  • Kenosha County Fair
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2014
  • Kenosha County Fair - 2015
  • 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
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Kenosha County Fair

August 17, 2016 - August 21, 2016

Experience traditional family fun. Enjoy great food, attractions, entertainment, a Midway, and more for all ages at the 96th Annual Kenosha County Fair!