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Archive: Family-Friendly

Root Beer 101: Floats and Cows

August 06, 2019

Blog, Family-Friendly, Food

August 6 is National Root Beer Float Day! Root beer floats are a favorite summertime staple and we have Frank J. Wisner to thank for them. Wisner, owner of Colorado’s Cripple Creek Brewing, created the drink after realizing that the snowy peaks on Colorado’s Cow Mountain reminded him of ice cream floating in soda. He combined […]

5 Budget-Friendly Summer Activities for Kids

July 30, 2019

Attractions, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, Sports & Recreation

One of the more challenging obstacles that parents face during the summer is finding activities to do with kids to keep them engaged.  Luckily, Oshkosh has plenty of family-friendly and budget-friendly options that will give kids a summer they’ll never forget. Splash around at the water park Pollock Community Water Park isn’t just a boring […]

On the Water with On the Loos Cruises

June 21, 2019

Attractions, Family-Friendly

Summer in Oshkosh is a boater’s paradise. With so many options for water recreation, you’ll find everything from speed boats and sailboats to fishing boats and cigarette boats cruising the open waters; however, there is one boat in particular that is truly unique to Oshkosh and available all summer long for anyone to enjoy! On the […]

Five Reasons You Need to Visit the Oshkosh Farmers Market

June 11, 2019

Entertainment, Fairs, Markets & Shows, Family-Friendly, Food, Music

Each week, the farmers market brings together around 130 local vendors, live music and a variety of themed events. There is something for everyone and we promise you won’t leave empty-handed or with an empty stomach. When you buy from the farmers market you’re purchasing quality products and supporting local farmers and businesses. We can […]

A Bird’s Eye View in Oshkosh

April 29, 2019

Blog, Family-Friendly, Sports & Recreation

Do you enjoy hiking outdoors, bird watching or bird photography? If so, Oshkosh, a well-known Bird City of Wisconsin, is the place for you. Oshkosh and Winnebago County offer many unique locations for birding. Vast bodies of water, such as lakes, rivers and wetlands provide habitats for many fascinating species while numerous trails offer great […]

Easter Events

April 09, 2019

Blog, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, Festivals & Celebrations, Food

Easter is coming up quick! Don’t miss out on all of these egg-citing events and specials happening throughout Oshkosh.   Easter Activities (Egg hunts & Easter Bunny visits) Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Egg-citing Day at the Zoo Oshkosh Senior Center/Menominee Park & Zoo | April 13 @ 8a-3p Start the day with Breakfast with […]

Ultimate Oshkosh and Winnebago County Birding Guide

April 01, 2019

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

Do you enjoy walking outdoors, bird watching, or bird photography? If so, Oshkosh, a designated Bird City Wisconsin community, is the right place for you. Oshkosh and Winnebago County offer several unique locations for birding. Beautiful lakes, rivers and wetlands provide a variety of habitats for many fascinating birds. When is the best time to […]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

March 14, 2019

Attractions, Blog, Family-Friendly, Festivals & Celebrations, Food, Performing Arts

Find all the festive fun you can handle and get your Irish on during St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Oshkosh… 12th Annual UWO Shamrock Shuffle 5k | March 16 Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations out on the right foot! Join in for the 12th Annual UW Oshkosh Shamrock Shuffle. Proceeds of this walk/run 5K […]

2019 Must-See Oshkosh Events

February 06, 2019

Blog, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, Festivals & Celebrations, Music, Sports & Recreation

Every season in Oshkosh offers a unique calendar of events. Whether you’re spending time with the whole family or wanting to go on a solo adventure, you’ll find the fun you crave at one-of-a-kind events that are only found in Oshkosh. Battle on Bago, February 22-23 For one weekend every February anglers from all over […]

Holiday Adventures with Grandma and Grandpa

November 29, 2018

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

Give your grandparents a gift to remember this holiday season by gathering the whole family together and taking them on a festive adventure! Nutcracker in the Castle | Nov. 16 – Jan. 7 The Paine Art Center and Gardens presents a dazzling display of sights, sounds and surprises this holiday season with Nutcracker in the […]