Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau
2401 West Waukau Avenue
Oshkosh, WI, 54904
Sites to See in Winnebago CountyWelcome to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, an international business and recreational hub in the heart of the Fox Valley. The abundance of waterways, central location and warmth and hospitality of the residents make Oshkosh a perfect choice when choosing a vacation spot. Known as the City on the water, we are situated on the shores of Lake Winnebago, Lake Butte Des Morts, and the Fox River. Our location in the Midwest, centrally located between major Wisconsin metros, make us a convenient destination when you want to get away.
Go outside and play in Oshkosh! With the abundance of water and numerous parks, Oshkosh offers many outdoor recreational opportunities. Menominee Park is the city's largest park, with 109 acres of fun. Enjoy pedal boats, tennis courts, soccer fields and more. Menominee Park Zoo, Little Oshkosh Playground, a carousel and a miniature train make this more than a park, it makes it a destination.
Our community is rich in arts and culture. From the beauty of the Paine Art Center and Gardens, the majesty of our Victorian Grand Opera House and our world-class EAA AirVenture Museum to our state-of-the art Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh has something to peak any interest. Our rich heritage allows visitors to gaze back through time and explore our colorful past, while the performing and visual arts bring today's Oshkosh to life.
With some of the most impressive big brand name stores anywhere, The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh are a great way to start a shopping day. You'll be amazed at the bargains you'll find all in one location. If downtown shopping is more your style, you will want to check out Main Street, outfitted with specialty stores, boutiques, coffee shops and cafés. Stroll, browse or shop for all the things you didn't know you needed and that you now can't live without!
Flavors of Oshkosh include beautiful upscale restaurants, ethnic foods that speak to your tastes and classic food that travels back in time to nostalgic drive-ins. You'll find the possibilities are endless. And, we don't close when the sun goes down. Sports bars, nightclubs, pool halls and corner taverns all keep the city hopping.
The splendor and variety extends into our action-packed annual events calendar too. Come experience an exciting week at EAA AirVenture, stomp your feet to five days of non-stop country music headliners at Country USA, or take a carriage ride through Menominee Park during the annual holiday Celebration of Lights. Recurring events like the Oshkosh Farmers Market that takes place Saturdays June through October and Gallery Walk, the first Saturday of every month add variety and fun all year round!
From water recreation and arts and culture to shopping and a jam-packed event calendar, there are plenty of reasons why you should choose Oshkosh for your next getaway. Explore www.visitoshkosh.com for even more reasons to visit and up-to-date specials and packages!
Hot Spots1. Little Oshkosh
2. Menominee Park
3. Paine Art Center & Gardens
4. Oshkosh Public Museum
5. EAA AirVenture Museum
6. Military Veterans Museum
7. Grand Opera House
8. Prime Outlets
9. Powercom Speed Zone
• Winnebago County History & Facts
• Winnebago County Calendar of Events