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Posted on: May 10, 2022

[ARCHIVED] May Blooms with Fun in Oconomowoc!

Here's the top things we love in May in Oconomowoc. Make sure you pay attention or you May miss out!

Summer Farmers Market

Booths are up and vendors are ready for summer farmers market season the first Saturday in May! The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce presents this very popular market which features andsummer market excellent blend of all things maker and grower. Market runs 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturdays May-October.

Learn more about it all here.  

City Beach Opens

Just across the street from the farmers market the beach awaits. Swim, kayak, paddleboard, just plain relax. Great playground, too. City Beach is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The beach is staff with lifeguards from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weather permitting. Anyone ages 6 and up needs a pass to swim and play on the beach. City BeachFind out more here. 

Memorial Day Remembrance

The Memorial Day RemembranceOconomowoc Area Veterans Committee continues the tradition of a Memorial Day Remembrance on Monday, May 31. The remembrance begins at the Rhodee Memorial Band Shell at City Beach, 324 West Wisconsin Avenue, at 10 a.m. The traditional ceremony will feature musical and military salutes to America’s fallen heroes and the sacrifices and commitment of all of America’s military forces. A parade follows the ceremony at the band shell at approximately 11 a.m. It will proceed east on Wisconsin Avenue to Oakwood Avenue where it will stop for a brief ceremony on Veterans Bridge. Following the traditional throwing of the wreath, the parade will continue to LaBelle cemetery where floral, military, and musical tributes will recognize those veterans who have passed since last Memorial Day.

May is Bike Month

Get out and ride your bikes! Better yet, check out our handy bike route map and we'll share some fun routes. Make it even better by stopping along some shopping and dining spots for a quick break and a treat! This updated bike map is in progress. We can't wait to share it. Here's a sneak peek. Watch for the map around town! 

Oconomowoc Bike Map

Lake Country Dockhounds Baseball Begins

A very exciting addition to the Oconomowoc area is this independent minor league baseball team. The Lake Country Dockhounds celebrate their season opener May 13 against the Milwaukee Milkmen and things just keep rolling from there. Louie the mascot is paws down one of the coolest guys around. He's hoping you come to his dog park at Wisconsin Brewing Co. Park this summer for loads of fun! Lake Country DockhoundsCheck out more at the Dockhounds website.

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