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

Lightin’ Up! Downtown

November 27, 2015

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!

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  • Richard Bong State Recreation Area

Richard Bong State Recreation Area program: Candlelight Hike

September 19, 2015

(262) 878-5600

Hours:

7  - 9 p.m.

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

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2015 All-Breed Dog Shows and Obedience/Rally Trials

September 5, 2015 - September 6, 2015
(262) 654-4831

Hours:

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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. Free admission. $5 parking fee.

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  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In (2014)
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In
  • Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In

2015 Downtown Kenosha Classic Cruise-In Car Show

September 5, 2015
(262) 818-6410
(262) 496-5116

Hours:

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.

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  • Wilmot Raceway, Jelly Belly, Jockey at First Fridays
  • Brat Stop at First Fridays
  • Sandy's Popper at First Fridays
  • Culver's Pleasant Prairie at First Fridays
  • First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center
  • tg's Restaurant & Pub at First Fridays

First Fridays at the I-94 Visitor Information Center

July 3, 2015, August 7, 2015, September 4, 2015, October 2, 2015, November 6, 2015, December 4, 2015

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
  • 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"

Grill Games BBQ Competition & Lakefront Festival

August 28, 2015 – August 29, 2015

(262) 654-1234

Hours:

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.

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  • Prairie Springs Park and Lake Andrea
  • RecPlex

Pleasant Prairie Junior Triathlon #2

August 8, 2015

(262) 925-6742

Hours:

8:30 a.m. 

This fun and exciting race is just for kids! Broken into two divisions by age, this race is a great way to introduce kids to the benefits of multi-sport participation. 

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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

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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  • Enjoy a tasty treat!
  • Climb the Southport Lighthouse!
  • Listen to great music!
  • Enjoy a tasty treat!
  • Tour the Southport Light Station Museum!
  • Enjoy a tasty treat!
  • Enjoy a tasty treat!
  • Southport Light Station Museum
  • Kenosha History Center

Triple Dipper Ice Cream Social

August 8, 2015

(262) 654-5770

Hours:

12 - 4 p.m.

Triple Dipper:  Ice Cream, Music & Fun, a Family Ice Cream Social at the Southport Light Station Museum!

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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.