Special Events and Concerts

The Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department partners with several organizations to bring many Special Events to the community. You can find more information about events held in Oconomowoc on the website calendar.

American Legion - The Oconomowoc American Legion Band, established in 1924, is the community band of the City of Oconomowoc and has been designated the official Legion Band of the State of Wisconsin.. The band performs weekly outdoor concerts Wednesdays, June through August at 7:30 p.m. in the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell located on the shore of Lac La Belle at City Beach. 

Bands at the Beach - Bands at the Beach is a free Friday night concert series by a variety of bands to suit every taste. Concerts are performed in the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell located on the shore of Lac La Belle at City Beach. Concert dates for 2016 are June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, Aug. 5 and Aug. 19.       

Kids Day - Being a kid is fun. But being a kid on Kids Day is even better! The lifeguards of City Beach plan a special theme day each year filled with games and fun activities for children ages three and above. Games such as obstacle courses, tug-o-war, sunken canoe races and many others are on tap for this day of fun. The day concludes with the annual sand castle building contest where prizes are awarded. This annual event takes place at City Beach the second Tuesday in August, August 16, 2016.

Moonlit Movies - Moonlit Movies in 2016  will be held in Fowler Park on June 16, July 14 and Aug. 18. The free movie starts at dusk and follows food and family activities starting at 5:30. The Badgerland Water Ski show performs at 7:00 p.m.

Badgerland Waterski Show - All performances are held at Fowler Lake during June, July and August at 7:00 p.m. Dates for 2015 are June 16, July 14 and August 18, 2016.

Yellow Brick Run
 - Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce presents its Annual Yellow Brick 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 4, 2016.  For those ages 10 and under, a half-mile kids run will take place before the adult run begins.. To learn further details regarding the event, and to pre-register, follow the link to the Chamber of Commerce webpage http://www.oconomowoc.org/events/yellow-brick-road-5k-run-walk-and/  Pre-registration is available on-line ONLY.  Registration on the day of the event will be available at the Village Green beginning at 7:00 a.m.  

Oconomowoc Summer Farmers’ Market

  - The Oconomowoc Summer Market is among the premier farmer’s markets in Southeastern Wisconsin.  Featuring 50+ local vendors, producers and artisans each week, our Travel Green Wisconsin certified market was visited by nearly 45,000 people last season. Our visitors know that the Oconomowoc Farmer’s Market is a valuable source of local fresh foods, unique products and creative artisan goods.  Saturdays,  May – October from 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.. Located in the South Municipal parking lot behind 175 E Wisconsin Avenue.

Oconomowoc Mid-Week Farmers Marketplace – Wednesdays, Mid-July through the end of August, 4pm – 7pm, at the Village Green on the corner of Main Street and Wisconsin Avenue,  downtown Oconomowoc 
Visit http://www.oconomowoc.org/events/midweek-marketplace/
for more details.