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Spring in West Bend

Spring to-do list

There’s so much to do this season in West Bend, just an easy drive from Milwaukee. Here’s a sample of what’s happening.

Make plans to enjoy some of West Bend’s lively upcoming events. Every Saturday, food lovers flock to the downtown Farmer’s Market, which opens for the season on May 18. On May 19, West Bend plays host to 5K Kayak race on the Milwaukee River. On June 6, the season of Music on Main concerts begin! See bike racers speed through downtown during the Downtown West Bend Concourse June 24 and don’t miss the July 4th events downtown. From July 23-28 the Washington County Fair returns with live entertainment, animal exhibits and more.

Take in the spring scenery on the 25-mile Eisenbahn State Trail or hike the Glacial Blue Hills Recreation Area and the Northern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest. Things are getting greener every day! On warm sunny days, head to the beach at Regner Community Park.

When you’re looking for some time inside, the beautiful Museum of Wisconsin Art and the fascinating Old Courthouse Museum are great places to spend an afternoon. Nearby, you’ll find a charming mix of shops and restaurants to explore.

Learn more about things to see and do this spring in West Bend.