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 during the summer in the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell located on the shore of Lac La Belle at City Beach. 

Friday Night Concert Series - The Friday Night Concert Series provides music 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.        

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 11, 2015.

Moonlit Movies - Moonlit Movies in 2015 will be held in Fowler Park on June 18, July 9 and Aug. 13. 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. The June 18 event will be a 10th anniversary celebration.

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 18, July 9 and August 13, 2015.

Yellow Brick Run
 - Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce annually presents its Yellow Brick 5K Run/Walk on May 30, 2015. For those ages 10 and under, a half mile kids run will follow the adult run. To register for this event, follow the link to Chamber of Commerce webpage. Registrations can also be dropped off at the Chamber of Commerce or the Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department.  

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 40,000 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 2 – October 31 from 7:30am – 12:00pm. Located in the parking lot behind 175 E Wisconsin Avenue.