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Archive: News

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 […]

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Beautiful Winter Walks

February 24, 2015

Art, Education & Workshops, Enewsletter, Entertainment, Family-Friendly, History & Heritage, News, Science & Nature, Sports & Recreation

Oshkosh is a city that’s great for walkers year-round. This activity is perfect for nature lovers. Surrounding wildlife areas provide excellent habitat and ensure that there are always lots of beautiful birds to see in and around Oshkosh. During the winter, wild spaces are absent of foliage and it’s a particularly good time to view […]

The value of visitor spending to Oshkosh

February 17, 2015

News

It’s no surprise that tourism spending is a big deal in Wisconsin’s Event City, but a close look at the dollars can still be pretty eye-opening. According to the most recent research commissioned by the state Department of Tourism, direct spending by visitors totaled more than $219 million in 2013. This represented a 5.6 percent […]

Winter options help lure travelers

February 17, 2015

News

The increasing popularity of winter activities is something to keep in mind when we market the Oshkosh area. The Associated Press recently reported that a number of downhill ski resorts have decided that it’s not enough to simply market themselves as downhill ski resorts. They are diversifying, offering activities like ice skating or cross-country skiing. […]

Golden romance

February 17, 2015

News

According to a recent report from AARP, many senior travelers are interested in romantic getaways. A survey conducted by AARP indicates that while just 15 percent of those surveyed have recently taken such a trip, the survey offered some insight that can be useful when marketing this type of getaway. According to the AARP, the […]

Battle on Bago

February 10, 2015

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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. […]

Amazing airplanes:

February 10, 2015

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The rare and beautiful residents of the EAA AirVenture Museum have a story to tell. The history of aviation is as beautiful as it is fascinating. Immerse yourself in the wonder of this history with a visit to the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh. The museum features one-of-a kind beauties like the 1938 Bugatti Model […]

A laughing matter

January 20, 2015

News

Bringing a lot of smiles to downtown Oshkosh with its hilarious performances The Backlot Comedy House has been bringing a lot of smiles to downtown Oshkosh with its hilarious performance and shows. The comedy house, located at 424 North Main Street, offers lots of fun every week. The Backlot features classes, workshops, open mic nights, […]

Sturgeon Spearing in Oshkosh

January 20, 2015

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This Valentine’s Day, thousands of fishermen will try to make a date with a monster. Feb. 14, 2015 Oshkosh WI The annual sturgeon spearing season kicks off on Lake Winnebago, drawing fishermen from around the region and beyond. Lake Winnebago becomes a sea of shanties for this festive annual event. Fishermen spend days in darkened […]

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The New Year, a new you: get fit, have fun in Oshkosh

January 06, 2015

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Get 2015 off to a healthy start in Oshkosh. Wisconsin’s Event City offers lots of fun ways to get moving this winter. From cross country skiing to sledding, there’s plenty to do outside in Oshkosh. Here are some fun ideas, and an estimate of how many calories you can burn while you’re enjoying the day in […]