Racine & Me: Reopening of Festival Park and more!

Racine & Me: Reopening of Festival Park and more!

Racine, Wis (CBS 58) -- Cari Greving from Visit Racine County joined us to discuss the reopening of Festival Park and more.

1. Festival Park Grand Re-opening

Join us for the Grand Re-Opening of Festival Park on Racine's beautiful lake front featuring a German style Biergarten. Featuring German Beers, US Craft Beers and Hard Ciders. Pair them with German sausages and pretzels or food from some the area's most well-known food trucks.
Enjoy live music from:
Friday: Lynette and the Rock Daddies 6pm-9pm
Saturday: Warren Wiegratz and Mike DeRose 3pm-5pm
Mean Jake 6pm-9pm

  • Location: 5 - 5th Street, Racine Civic Centre, WI
  • Time:3:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free with Promo Code

2. Burlington Summer Kick Off Festival

Celebrate the return of warm weather with the "Summer Kickoff" Street Festival! Spend Friday night with your friends and family as we Party on Pine Street!
We are shutting down Pine Street from Chestnut to Milwaukee to throw one amazing street festival! Enjoy food, drinks and fun from your local Pine Street businesses and then dance the night away to the amazing Fletcher Rockwell!

  • May 17, 2024
  • Location: 588 North Pine Street, Buzzed Wine Bar, WI
  • Time:5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: Free

3. Franksville Craft Beer Garden Opening Weekend

The 2024 season of the FCBG kicks off on Friday, May 17 and is the unofficial start to your summer fun! All of your favorites will be back and you can bet that Season 7 will be bigger and better than ever. The Visit Racine County Live Music Stage is back rocking Fridays and Saturdays throughout the summer. FREE live music! Opening Weekend will feature 16-26 tap lines with your favorite Wisconsin craft beer! Thursdays 5-9pm (starting May 23), Fridays 1-9pm, Saturdays 11am-9pm, Sundays 11am-7pm

  • May 17, 2024 - May 20, 2024
  • every day until May 20, 2024
  • Location: 9614 Northwestern Ave, Franksville Park, WI
  • Time:5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free

4. Potpourri Garden Club Plant Sale

The Potpourri Garden Club is holding their Perennial Plant Sale at Franksville Park on Saturday, May 18, 2023. The sale runs from 8:30am-12:30pm, rain or shine. There are thousands of perennial plants to choose from that we pot up from our gardens. We have donated over $150,000 back to the Racine County community in the form of grants and scholarships. Our club maintains the flower beds at Visit Racine County and the Racine Zoo. Some of our grants include: The Racine Public Library, River Bend, Racine Unified, Eco-Justice Center, Graham Public Library, Wisconsin Veteran Home Gardens’ and Garden of Giving to name a few. We also have provided two Horticulture scholarships to Gateway Technical College annually over the last 20 years.

  • May 18, 2024
  • Location: 9614 Northwestern Ave, Franksville Park (Caledonia-Mt. Pleasant Memorial Park), WI
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

5. Glow Run at Bear Paw Adventure Park

 Race Shirt 
 Powder Bag 
 Finisher Medal
 Temporary Tattoo
 A Mini Adventurist Return Pass to Bear Paw Adventure Park
 Race Bib & Pins

Plus, a FREE viewing of Northern Lights Drone Show after the race! 

Welcome to Racine County (visitracinecounty.com)

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