Oshkosh has become the host to a wide variety of entertainment and events that draws in hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. The city continues to grow and prosper as a direct result of the addition of these attractions, enriching the local community. With the addition of the Milwaukee Bucks D-League and Oshkosh Arena, Oshkosh continues to host the title “Event City.” The downtown area has consistently grown over the years and has transformed into a thriving community of local businesses and passionate residents. If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a beautiful day this Summer, check out a few events that are happening.
What sounds better than listening to a nationally-recognized band at one of the Fox Valley’s most respected music venues? Over the years, Waterfest has become a staple in northeastern Wisconsin’s music scenes. Set on the shores of the Fox River in downtown Oshkosh, the event brings in up to 7,500 attendees for each concert. Enjoy a drink and meal at one of the many downtown restaurants that offers outdoor patio seating before heading down to the Leach as you listen to one of many respected artists. For a full list of events, visit: http://www.waterfest.org/index.html.
The Oshkosh Summer-Season Farmers Market has grown into an all day event that attracts thousands of people every weekend. Browse a variety of vendors who offer fresh vegetables, fruits, meats and other prepared food products. Other attractions include live music, children’s activities and outdoor patio seating. If you would like more information related to specific vendors and activities, visit: http://www.osfmi.com/.