In The Crowd

In The Crowd

Wisconsin’s Event City is the place to be in the fall. It’s a season of festive events, including the Color Vibe 5K, where the runners will be even more colorful than the trees. It’s a season of tasty beverages from craft brewers who know how to brew the essence of autumn. It’s a season for shoppers, who will discover some of the best deals of the year. It’s also a season for food lovers, with restaurants serving up slow-cooked savory dishes, and of course, delicious slices of apple pie. This is the season for enjoying the best of Oshkosh.

On The Move

Oshkosh has events that offer fun ways to get a great workout. These run/walk events also benefit great causes. Make plans to participate in the Color Vibe 5K, the Rethink Addiction 5K and the Run with the Cops Night 5K. Lace up your shoes and join the fun! Learn more.

Shopping Deals

Oshkosh is a shopper’s paradise and retailers offer special fall deals. Whether you’re shopping for school supplies, hunting gear or looking for some early holiday gifts, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Oshkosh. The Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh features big-name retailers and fantastic bargains. The Outlet offers apparel, home furnishings, electronics and more and is conveniently located just off Highway 41. Discover an eclectic variety of shops and galleries in downtown Oshkosh. Browse shoe stores, specialty apparel shops, antique stores, booksellers, jewelers and more. Learn more.

Farmers Market

The Oshkosh Downtown Farmers Market features a bounty of fall produce. More than 140 vendors appear every Saturday morning. Local vendors also sell eggs, honey, syrups, cheeses, pasture-raised meats and poultry, fish, jams, preserves and more. A wide variety of unique handcrafted items are also available for sale, as are various types of fresh-baked goods and candy. Learn more.

Fall Events

Sample from a cornucopia of fall events in Oshkosh. Oktoberfest features great beer, live music and the annual Running of the Wiener Dogs Race. See how fast the dachshund can run! Enjoy a spooktactular good time at Night Whispers at the Oshkosh Public Museum and Annual Zooloween Boo at Menominee Park. The Oshkosh Chili Cook-off heats things up at the Oshkosh Farmers Market. Learn more.


Good times are always on tap at Oshkosh’s breweries. The city has a rich brewing tradition – brewing helped put the city on the map. Today, brewmasters at Fox River Brewing Co. and Bare Bones Brewery are carrying on the tradition. Pay the breweries a visit and sample greatness. If wine is your beverage of choice, head to Vines & Rushes Winery in Ripon. It produces wines with a special grape that thrives in Wisconsin. Learn more.

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