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Archive: Attractions

Hops & Props

February 24, 2015

Art, Attractions, Enewsletter, Entertainment, Fairs, Markets & Shows, Festivals & Celebrations, History & Heritage, Marketing, News, Performing Arts

An upcoming event will give beer lovers a chance to sample top-flight beers in an amazing space. Hops & Props, a fine food and beverage tasting event, is coming to the EAA AirVenture Museum. The event features nearly 300 different, outstanding beverages provided by micro-breweries and distributors from around the world. Attendees can learn about […]

Battle on Bago

February 10, 2015

Attractions, Enewsletter, Festivals & Celebrations, Marketing, News, Sports & Recreation

The last weekend of February, thousands will head onto frozen Lake Winnebago chasing big dreams. Feb. 27, 28, 2015 Oshkosh WI The eighth-annual Battle on Bago fishing tournament takes place Feb. 27 and 28 and features more than $250,000 worth of prizes. The biggest fish will bring bragging rights, but smaller fish will win big. […]

Night Whispers

Ghost Stories

September 17, 2014

Attractions, Enewsletter, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, News

Night Whispers Get up close and personal with Oshkosh’s ghostly past in this new, after-hours exhibit at the Oshkosh Public Museum, held every Saturday in October. Learn about some of the many ghosts believed to haunt Oshkosh, including a tall, cloaked phantom, the victim of a tragic fire and many more. Tours are offered twice […]

Lake Winnebago

Fishing Oshkosh: ‘Bago Basics

April 17, 2014

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Event Minute, Family-Friendly, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

An angler could spend a lifetime fishing Lake Winnebago and still not know all its secrets. This enormous lake offers 138,000 acres of open water. It stretches for nearly 30 miles from north to south and eight miles from east to west. And the fishing? Lake Winnebago offers a fishery to match its size. The […]

Discover the Wiouwash State Trail this Spring

April 13, 2014

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Family-Friendly, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

The Wiouwash State Trail is the perfect place for a spring ride. As the trail runs north from Oshkosh, it passes through wetlands, prairies, patches of forest and sprawling farmland. As you pedal along, you’ll see the landscape coming back to life after a long winter’s slumber under a heavy blanket of snow. It’s the […]

Wine and pasta

A Night on the Town: Dining, Entertainment and More in Downtown Oshkosh

September 09, 2013

Art, Attractions, Blog, Cinemas, Enewsletter, Entertainment, Food

Downtown Oshkosh is one cool neighborhood, with many great places to eat, fun entertainment options and lots of charm. Set on the banks of the Fox River and full of historic buildings, it’s a unique neighborhood that attracts an eclectic mix of businesses. If you’re looking for a memorable night on the town, downtown is […]

What’s Playing at the Grand Opera House?

September 09, 2013

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, Music, Performing Arts

Alpin Hong brings his phenomenal piano skills to the Grand on October 4. This young virtuoso combines incredible artistry with exciting showmanship to deliver a performance you won’t soon forget. Don’t miss this chance to see a world-renowned entertainer. On November 13, see the husband and wife fiddling sensations Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy – […]

Oshkosh Public Museum

The Story of Oshkosh: Discover It at the Oshkosh Public Museum

August 13, 2013

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter

Oshkosh has a fascinating history. The community has undergone a number of transformations in its past, from a fur-trading outpost to an important center in the lumber industry to a modern industrial town. Its storied past is told through the exhibits and artifacts that fill the halls of the Oshkosh Public Museum. The Oshkosh Public […]

Swimming at Pollock

Stay Cool in Oshkosh

June 10, 2013

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter, Family-Friendly, Sports & Recreation

Summer in Wisconsin can be beautiful. But, every once in a while, the mercury really soars. What’s a visitor to do? Here are some ways to cool off in Oshkosh. The most popular place to beat the heat in Oshkosh is the Pollock Community Water Park. In addition to an excellent swimming pool, you’ll find […]

Introducing the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center

June 07, 2013

Attractions, Blog, Enewsletter

In April, after a $12 million renovation, the Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center put out their welcome mat. The hotel is a wonderful addition to Oshkosh’s vibrant downtown. Nearly every room in this beautiful new hotel offers a view of Lake Winnebago in the distance. Hotel guests will be just steps from […]