Oconomowoc Festival Week

The third weekend in August is the perfect time to hang out in Oconomowoc. Whether you are a seasoned visitor or looking for a perfect Midwest spot for an easy getaway, schedule your first visit to check out this area named, The Heart of Lake Country at this time and you will not be disappointed. 

A week of free family fun

"Festival Week" is a week-long celebration that centers on the weekend's Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts. The park art show is considered one of the top outdoor fine art festivals in the Midwest and boasts a juried art exhibition featuring 110 artists from all over the United States.

The arts festival isn't the only thing going on that weekend, check out the full calendar of events. You need not leave Oconomowoc to find days full of fun.

Where to Stay

Oconomowoc is home to three hotels and one incredible Bed and Breakfast. 

Check out accommodations for your stay at 

The Hilton Garden Inn

The Staybridge Suites

Townplace Suites by Marriott

The Inn at Pine Terrace

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 Festival Week Events

Mon. Aug. 12

Tues. Aug. 13

Weds. Aug. 14

  • Oconomowoc Historic Boat Tours, 1 and 6 p.m. on Lac La Belle. Must purchase tickets in advance. Call 262-354-1920 to order. 
  • Yoga on the Green, 6pm, Community Center Lawn - Grab a towel or mat and join this community yoga class. 
  • Legion Band Concert, 7:30pm. Enjoy a concert by the 100-year-old Oconomowoc American Legion Band in City Beach Park.


Thurs., Aug. 15


  • Oconomowoc's 85th Wizard of Oz celebration
  • Oconomowoc Historic Boat Tours, 1 and 6 p.m. on Lac La Belle. Must purchase tickets in advance. Call 262-354-1920 to order.

Fri. Aug. 16

Sat. Aug. 17

Sun. Aug. 18


Top 5 Festival Week