The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors a number of events throughout the year, including a Summer Farmer’s Market every Saturday from May through October, an Indoor Winter Farmer's Market partnered with Greener Oconomowoc November through March, annual Golf Outing in the summer, and the Yellow Brick Road 5K Run/Walk in May or June.
On select evenings in the summer, Moonlit Movies sponsors a movie and activities at Fowler Park, the Oconomowoc Park & Recreation Dept sponsors Bands on the Beach, and the American Legion Band performs concerts on Wednesday evenings mid June through mid August at the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell.
Oconomowoc’s annual 4th of July Parade sponsored by the Oconomowoc Rotary Club, the Halloween Parade sponsored by the Oconomowoc Lions Club, and the Christmas parade sponsored by the Oconomowoc Kiwanis Breakfast Club, celebrate the holiday seasons.
A number of other events, sponsored by different organizations, take place throughout the year. See a more detailed list below or visit our events calendar for a comprehensive listing.
In addition to the local links below, Oconomowoc is in close proximity to hundreds of popular Wisconsin destinations. Please consult the Wisconsin Department of Tourism for more information.
Events & Attractions
- Chili Fest - January 27, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm. Sponsored by Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association. For more information, visit www.downtownoconomowoc.org.
- Spring Gallery Night - May 4, 2018 from 5 to 9 pm, downtown Oconomowoc. Sponsored by Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association. For more information, visit www.downtownoconomowoc.org.
- Summer Farmer's Market – Saturday mornings, May 5 through October 27, 2018 from 8 am to 12 pm (no market August 11th), First Bank Financial Centre Campus Parking Lot. Sponsored by Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce. For more information, click here.
- Memorial Day Ceremony – May 28, 2018. Rhodee Memorial Band Shell on Lac La Belle. 10 am, parade to follow. Contact Pat Furno at 920-474-4017.
- Yellow Brick Road 5K Walk/Run & Kid's Fun Run - June 2, 2018. Village Green Park, corner of Wisconsin Ave & Main St. For more information, click here.
- Annual Chamber Golf Classic - June 25, 2018 at Oconomowoc Golf Club. Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce. For more information, click here.
- American Legion Band Concerts - Wednesday evenings, June 6 thru August 15, 2018. Rhodee Memorial Band Shell on Lac La Belle. For more information, visit the American Legion Band website at www.oconomowoclegionband.org.
- Bands on the Beach – Friday dates - June 8 & 22, July 6 & 20, August 3 & 17, 2018. Rhodee Memorial Bandshell on Lac La Belle. For more information, visit www.oconomowoc-wi.gov/events.
- Moonlit Movies – Thursday dates - June 14, July 12 and August 16, 2018. For more information, go to www.moonlitmovies.org
- 4th of July Parade & Fireworks – June 30, 2018. Parade sponsored by the Oconomowoc Rotary Club. For more information on the parade, click here. Fireworks sponsored by the Oconomowoc Parks, Recreation & Forestry Dept.
- Historic Mail Boat Tours on Lac La Belle – 2018 dates TBD. Docks behind Lake Country Life Enrichment on the Shorehaven Campus. Sponsored by Shorehaven. Check the calendar for more information, click here.
- Kids Fest - August 14, 2018.
- Kids Day - August 14, 2018.
- Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts – August 18 & 19, 2018 from 10 am to 5 pm at Fowler Park, Oakwood Ave. For more information, www.oconomowocarts.org.
- Light Up the Lake Boat Parade & Fireworks – August 18, 2018. For more information, contact Bonnie Lewis-Tschannen at email@example.com.
- Fall Festival - September 8, 2018, sponsored by Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association. For more information, visit www.downtownoconomowoc.org.
- Halloween Trick or Treating – October 27, 2018. Business Trick or Treat from 2 to 4 pm in Downtown Oconomowoc and all outlying districts sponsored by Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce. City Residential Trick or Treating from 6 to 8 pm as determined by the City of Oconomowoc.
- Halloween Parade – October 27, 2018. Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Lions Club. Contact Rich Schulte Sr. at 262-567-5411 for more information.
- Fall Gallery Night - November 2, 2018 , sponsored by Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association. For more information, visit www.downtownoconomowoc.org.
- German Christmas Market - November 23-25, 2018, downtown Oconomowoc. Visit their website at www.germanchristmasmarket.org for more information.
- Christmas Parade - December 1, 2018. Sponsored by the Oconomowoc Kiwanis Breakfast Club.
- Winter Farmers Market – Sundays, November 5, 2017 thru March 25, 2018 (no market December 24 & 31, 2017). Oconomowoc Landscape Greenhouse, N68 W37850 County Trunk K, Oconomowoc. An Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce & Greener Oconomowoc Partnership. For more information, click here.
PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL EVENTS ABOVE ARE OCONOMOWOC CHAMBER SPONSORED EVENTS. CONTACT INFORMATION AND/OR WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED FOR EACH EVENT.
INFORMATION PROVIDED CAN BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE