April 2022
Spring is an exciting time of year in Kenosha. Restaurants start to bring out the patio tables and chairs for outdoor dining. Boats travel down the roadways on the way to their summer home. Salmon fingerlings are released into Lake Michigan. We welcome you to visit!
Join us for the inaugural Downtown Kenosha Small Business Bunny Hop on April 9. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. kids can collect an Easter egg filled with candy and adults can collect an Easter egg with a surprise special offer inside at 31 participating businesses. Looking for Easter Brunch? We have the details of what some of our local restaurants are doing in this blog post. Take the stress out of Easter and make your reservation now! We also have a blog post on historical tours available in Kenosha.
Do you like Wisconsin cheeses, beers from Wisconsin and beyond, as well as great live music? This winning combo makes up the Dairy State Cheese & Beer Festival at Brat Stop on April 30. Over 45 breweries and three local home brew societies will be represented. This is a fundraiser that benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. Make it an overnight getaway! Two nearby hotels – both in walking distance from the venue – are offering Dairy State packages, which include a hotel stay and festival tickets.
National Travel and Tourism Week is May 1-7. Visit Kenosha has once again partnered with local attractions and shops to provide FREE admission and other freebies during this week. We encourage residents to “Be A Tourist In Your Own Town”, while visitors can discover – and/or re-discover – the fun things there are to explore in the Kenosha Area as they take advantage of these free promotions. The offers include free lighthouse climbs and free admission to the main exhibit at The Civil War Museum! Details Here>
Easter, Mother’s Day, graduation time, and Father’s Day are all coming up. Consider giving the gift of Kenosha Swag! Visit Kenosha has partnered with The Lettering Machine, a local shop, to offer a line of merchandise with the Shop Local – Dine Local – Play Local theme. Also available is Certified Kenosha Foodie merchandise. In addition, we offer universal Visit Kenosha and Downtown Kenosha gift cards for use at many shops, restaurants, and attractions. SHOP HERE>