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SHARE the SPIRIT OF AVIATION at EAA’s world-class AirVenture Museum > Historic and fascinating aviation displays and exhibits > Thousands of artifacts > Trace EAA’s history in the Founders’ Wing > Visit historic Pioneer Airport in the summer > Get hands on in the KidVenture Gallery > Explore outer space in EAA’s Willan Space Gallery

3000 Poberezny Road | Oshkosh, WI 54902 | 920.426.6108 | AirVenturemuseum.org

Take a trip to the past! Plan a trip to the Oshkosh Public Museum to discover local history and the stories they tell through our many exhibitions. • Enjoy the brilliant hourly performance of the Apostles Clock • Explore the natural history of the Lake Winnebago Region • Travel back to the great logging days of northern Wisconsin • Discover the early days of Oshkosh through fun, interactive displays • Marvel at the beauty of the artwork and decorative arts collections • Stroll the historic mansion halls to view its rich interiors designed by Tiffany Studios

Hours: Tuesday–Saturday: 10 am–4:30 pm • Sunday: 1–4:30 pm Admission: Adult $7 • Senior (62+) $5 • Student (18+) $5 • Child (6-17) $3.50 • Members FREE

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Table of Contents Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau Staff Executive Director – Wendy Hielsberg Marketing Director – Jeff Potts Sales Director – Cathy Cluff Sales Manager – Jodi Jensma Sales Assistant – Meredith Manion Office Manager – Jennifer Masini

Credits/ Acknowledgments Editors and Advertising Sales – Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau Design, Production and Cartography – Bob Hoot, Hoot Communications Printing – W.D. Hoard & Sons

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Photography Photos by Jeannette Mertens, as credited, or from the Oshkosh CVB and stock. Leach Amphitheater.

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Oshkosh Events Oshkosh, Wisconsin’s Event City

is home to more than 1,000 events each year ranging from monthly Gallery Walks in downtown and concerts on the Fox River to the world’s largest aviation celebration and ice fishing tournament. For a complete calendar of events go to: www.VisitOshkosh. com or find us on Facebook and Pinterest, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

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Battle on Bago RV & Boat Show

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Special Olympics Indoor Tournament Oshkosh Half Marathon

MAY 2-3 WIAC Outdoor Track & Field Championship 30-6/1 Greater Raider Softball Tournament 31-6/11 Thunder in the Park

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Oshkosh United Soccer Winnebagoland Art Fair Oshkosh Irish Fest Battle on Bago Summer Edition Miss Wisconsin Pageant Country USA Wisconsin Baseball Coaches All-Star Game

Battle on Bago Feb. 21-22 Feb. 27-28

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Oshkosh Events Oshkosh Half Marathon April 13

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Sawdust Days U.S. Volleyball Open LiFest Rock USA Wisconsin Football Coaches All-Star Game EAA AirVenture

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U.S. Volleyball Open Sawdust Days

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Oshkosh Events Rock USA July 16-19 July 15-18

presents St. Patrick’s Day Night-time Parade & Party • March 15, 2014 • March 14, 2015

December 31 November 24 5 - 9 pm thru

More than a half million lights, spread over a mile through beautiful Menominee Park in Oshkosh

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Oshkosh Irish Fest • June 12-15, 2014 • June 11-14, 2015 Oshkosh Oktoberfest • October 4, 2014 • October 3, 2015

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COMMUNITY NIGHTS FREE

OshkoshStPats.com • OshkoshIrishFest.com • OshkoshOktoberfest.com

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Oshkosh Events EAA AirVenture July 28Aug. 8

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Wisconsin Football Coaches All-Star Game July 19

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2723 Harrison St., Oshkosh 920-426-3900 Wheelchair-equipped van service

Boat Launch

525 W. 20th Ave., #8, Oshkosh 920-424-8090 www.orionflightservices.com

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PASSPORT AND VISA INFORMATION Winnebago County Clerk of Courts

Winnebago County Population: 164,712 920-236-4800 www.co.winnebago.wi.us

City of Oshkosh Population: 64,284 920-236-5000 www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us

■ More than 160,000 acres of recreational waters ■ More than 36,000 adult sturgeon in the Lake Winnebago System (the largest lake sturgeon population in the world) ■ More than 13,800 acres of nature areas ■ More than 1,400 acres of public parks ■ 153 holes of golf on 9 courses ■ 134 miles of biking/ hiking trails ■ 81 registered historic places ■ 75 species of fish in the Lake Winnebago System ■ 43 public boat landings ■ 98 miles of funded snowmobile trails ■ 4 miles of runways at our world-famous airport Average Temperatures: January 16.2ºF July 69.7ºF Annual Precipitation: 30.5” Annual Snowfall: 46.0”

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ATTRACTIONS

1. Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah 2. EAA AirVenture Museum 3. Grand Opera House 4. Leach Amphitheater 5. Morgan House 6. Oshkosh Public Museum 7. Paine Art Center and Gardens

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1. Ardy & Ed’s 2. Becket’s 3. Brooklyn Grill 4. Caramel Crisp & Café 4. Dockside Tavern 5. Dublin’s Irish Pub 6. Primo 7. Roxy 8. South of the Border 9. Wendt’s On the Lake

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Algoma Club Gruenhagen Conference Center La Sure’s Hall Oshkosh Convention Center Oshkosh Seniors Center UW Oshkosh

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Crescent Moon Antiques & Salvage Open Road Harley-Davidson, Fond du Lac Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh Satori Imports

SPORTS AND RECREATION

1. Circle R Campground 2. City of Oshkosh Parks Department 3. Heckrodt Wetland Reserve 4. Hickory Oaks Campground 5. Horicon Marsh Boat Tours, Horicon 6. Oshkosh Community YMCA 7. Oshkosh Community YMCA 8. Oshkosh Sports Complex (Titan Stadium) 9. The Willows Resort

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Algoma Boulevard United Methodist Church Calvary Lutheran Church First Baptist Temple Fox Valley Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Neenah Grace Lutheran Church, Omro Most Blessed Sacrament

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CITY OF OSHKOSH PARKS DEPARTMENT “The Exceptional Parks Experience”

Pollock Community Water Park Open: June - August; 12 noon - 8 pm Lap Swim & Lazy River Water Walking: 10:45 - 11:45 am Lap Swim: 5 - 6 pm Body & Tube Slides Zero Depth Entry Area Lazy River Sand Play Area 1550 Taft Avenue Splash Pad Restroom/Shower Facilities (920) 236-5086 Concessions Daily Rates & Season Passes Fun Special Events throughout the summer www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/Parks/Pollock

The Leach Amphitheater  

A beautiful waterfront setting along the Fox River 303 Ceape Avenue (920) 236-5080

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Festivals & Live Concerts Company & Family Outings Sporting & Fund-Raising Events Rentals for Weddings, Parties, etc. Free Family Events Free Tuesday Night Concert Series

Lakeshore Municipal Golf Course 18 holes along the shores of the Fox River    

Serving the individual golfer, group outings & tournaments A full practice range A clubhouse with deck that overlooks the Fox River

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Valid weekdays before 2 pm or weekends after 1 pm. Not valid holidays, leagues, outings or with any other offer. Please call for reservations. Offer good through 2015.

2175 Punhoqua Street (920) 235-6200 www.lakeshoregolfcourse.net

Menominee Park Zoo & Children’s Amusement Center On the shores of Lake Winnebago

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Zoo with FREE admission Fabulous playground: Little Oshkosh Amusement area with kids rides (train, whip, & carousel) Non-motorized rentals (aqua bike, kayak, canoe, & mini pontoon) Special Events: Egg-Citing Day at Zoo; Kids’ Kick-Off Carnival; Snooze at the Zoo; and Zooloween Boo Concessions at Lakefly Cafe

Operated by the City of Oshkosh Parks Department (920) 236-5080 or www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/Parks 877-303-9200

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520 Pratt Trail (920) 236-5082 www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/ Parks/Zoo May - September Zoo: 9 am - 7:30 pm Amusements: 11 am - 6 pm

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Winnebago County Fair

Winnebago County Fair Pathfinders Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Winnebagoland BMX Championship

Aug. 5-10

SEPTEMBER 4-6 18-20 19-20 27-28

Lake States Logging and Heavy Equipment Expo Cabela’s Walleye Tournament Fall Fest & Dragonboat Races Oshkosh Gem & Mineral Show 43rd annual show presented by the Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E. County Road Y, featuring minerals, geodes, fossils, lapidary material and more, 920-725-1640.

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Brooks Invitational Cross Country Meet

NOVEMBER 15 NCAA Division 3 Cross Country Meet 24-12/31 Celebration of Lights in Menominee Park

Pathfinders

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Nutcracker in the Castle at The Paine Art Center & Gardens Deck the Halls at The Oshkosh Public Museum

Aug. 12-16

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Aug, 22-24

Winnebagoland BMX Championship Aug. 25-24

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Oshkosh Events Celebration of Lights in Menominee Park

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RV & Boat Show

FEBRUARY

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Battle on Bago

MARCH TBA

WPS Farm Show

JUNE 11-14 23-27

Oshkosh Irish Fest Country USA

JULY 9-12 15-18 20-26

LiFest Rock USA EAA AirVenture

Nutcracker in the Castle at The Paine Art Center & Gardens December

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Sandwiches, Seafood, Pasta, Salads

425 Nebraska Street Oshkosh 920-230-6900

2013 The only thing we overlook, is beautiful Lake Winnebago

SERVING THE AREA’S BEST TASTING FISH FRY FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS FAMOUS LAKE PERCH DINNERS BATTERED FRIED LOBSTER COUNTRY STYLE BBQ RIBS FRIED CHICKEN SATURDAY PRIME RIB DINNERS AND SO MUCH MORE

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Located on Hwy. 45, 10 miles south of Oahkosh, on the west shore of beautiful Lake Winnebago. For business hours and full menu, visit wendtsonthelake.com www.facebook.com/wendtsonthelake

Prime Rib Saturday & Sunday Sunday Breakfast 8 am to 2pm Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner • Homemade Pasta and Ravioli • Fresh Seafood • Friday Fish Fry • Salad Bar 11-4p Mon thru Sat, 11-8p Sunday • Happy Hour 3–6p Mon thru Fri Free Appetizers from 4 - 6 Monday - Thursday • Private Dining Room Available up to 80

Riverfront Dining Large Beer Menu Large Patio Outdoor Bar Daily Fish Fry Live Music Full Menu & Event Schedule @

www.docksidtavern.com

30 Beers on Tap

Many from Wisconsin Breweries

Happy Hour Daily from 3 until 7 Daily Food Specials Over 40 menu items under $7

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View our Menu at www.primoitalian.net 920-230-2605 2605 Jackson St., Oshkosh, WI Easy access from Hwy. 41, Exit 76, Jackson St.

Outoor Seating available 920-385-0277 2070 W. 9th Ave., Oshkosh www.dublinswi.com

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Downtown Oshkosh Dining

BROOKLYN GRILL

VOTED #1 BEST MARTINI AND BEST BURGER IN OSHKOSH HAPPY HOUR MONDAY–FRIDAY 3-6 P.M.

Best. Cookies. Ever! • Famous Caramel Corn and Other Varieties of Popcorn • Vintage Hard-to-Find Candy • Deli Salads, Soups and Hot Sandwiches • Hand-Dipped Super-Premium Ice Cream • Unique, Specialty and Handmade Gifts and Décor

Angus Burgers • Sandwiches • Salads • Appetizers • Homemade Soups Daily Lunch and Dinner Specials • Friday Fish Fry • Saturday Prime Rib 607 S. Main St. • Oshkosh • 920-230-4477 • www.brooklyngrill.com

Downtown Waterfront Dining CONTEMPORARY DINING IN A CASUAL SETTING

Voted best gift shop in Winnebago County

200 D City Center Downtown Oshkosh 920-231-4540 www.caramelcrispcafe.com

Our menu items are made with only the freshest, highest quality, and local ingredients.

2 JACKSON ST 920.230.3333 BECKETSRESTAURANT.COM

A TRADITION IN FINE DINING FOR MORE THAN 50 YEARS 1ST PLACE IN BEST OF WINNEBAGO: Overall Restaurant, Soup, Steak, Sunday Breakfast, Supper Club and Wait Staff

Celebrating 10 years of business in 2014 Deliciously fresh Mexican food prepared with quality ingredients — homemade sauces, sides and salsas

2013

MONDAY Steak Night TUESDAY German Night WEDNESDAY Mounds of Shrimp, Prime Rib FRIDAY Fish Fry SATURDAY Prime Rib SUNDAY Chicken, Turkey, Ham or Pork Dinner. Prime Rib

Full Bar featuring wide selection of imported beers & more than 100 different tequilas to try! Happy Hour Mon-Fri 2pm-6pm & Sun 4pm-9pm] Outdoor patio for drinks and dining (in season)

Serving Breakfast SUNDAY 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dine-in, Carryout & Delivery Located in Oshkosh’s historic South side business district. Close to Downtown. Walk to Waterfest!

SOUTH of the BORDER

800 Oregon Street • Oshkosh 920-230-8000 • www.southborder.biz Sunday 4pm-9pm • Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm Fri & Sat 11am-10pm • Bar open late (in season)

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Catering Available • Private Dining Rooms Available Up to 80

571 N. Main St., Oshkosh • 920-231-1980 www.roxysupperclub.com

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Downtown Oshkosh BRAYTON BED & BREAKFAST

Gifts . Jewelry World Gifts . Smoke Shop Counterculture Books Oshkosh Souvenir T-shirts and so much more! If it's different, it's from ...

Downtown Oshkosh 143 Church Ave. • 920-267-0300 www.braytonbb.net Email: stay@braytonbb.net Every stay includes a full breakfast

411 N. Main St. Downtown Oshkosh since 1969 Monday-Saturday 10-8, Sunday 11-5 920-231-0170 www.satorioshkosh.com

537 N. Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901

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www.CrescentMoonAntiquesAndSalvage.com

400-500 BLOCKS N MAIN ST & 100 BLOCK CHURCH AVE JUNE – OCTOBER EVERY SATURDAY 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Calumet, Kewaunee & Winnebago Counties Working Together to Promote Tourism in the Lakes Area www.travelthelakes.com

WASHINGTON HALL, 405 WASHINGTON ST NOVEMBER – APRIL 1ST, 3RD, 5TH SATURDAYS 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY WEEK

FOOD (PREPARED & ARTISAN) & BEVERAGES FRUITS & VEGETABLES (FRESH & CANNED) CHEESE, FISH, MEAT, POULTRY & EGGS FLOWERS & PLANTS ~HONEY & SYRUPS ~ CRAFT ITEMS WIC APPROVED VENDORS ~ EBT/SNAP ACCEPTED WWW.OSHKOSHSATURDAYFARMERSMARKET.COM 877-303-9200

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GRUENHAGEN CONFERENCE CENTER Are you planning to visit the City of Oshkosh and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh campus? Gruenhagen Conference Center is the place to stay, and offers the following: • Air conditioned lodging rooms that are comfortable and reasonably priced • On site computer resource center conveniently located in the front lobby • Wireless Internet access throughout our entire conference center facility • Complimentary coffee service from 7 to 9 am daily • On site laundry room, study lounges with televisions, and a recreational lounge with pool tables • Access to campus and community resources such as dining and shopping • Excellent reputation based on outstanding customer service

To learn more about Gruenhagen Conference Center we invite you to visit our website at housing.uwosh.edu/gcc To make a lodging reservation, please contact our Guest Reservations Center at 920-424-1106 between the hours of 7 am and 12 midnight daily.

NATIVITY COLLECTION 1,000 nativities from all over the world Open to the public year-round — and it’s free!

1015 S. Washburn St., Oshkosh, WI 920-233-4300 Book Online: Motel6.com 1-800-4-MOTEL6 • (1-800-466-8356) 4596@motel6.com www.oshkoshmotel6.com • Newly Renovated Facility • Award-Winning Design • FREE WiFi • Premium Cable Channels, Showtime • Outdoor Swimming Pool • Truck RV/Bus Parking • CLC, AAA, Pet-friendly • Weekly/Monthly Rates Available

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We Speak Success™

Use self-guiding materials or arrange a tour for any size group. Call 920-231-2800 or email info@abumc.org Monday, through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon; Closed Saturdays Located in the lower level of the church 1174 ALGOMA BLVD., OSHKOSH

Featuring Adjustable GSS Beds Full Service Restaurant & Lounge 24-Hour Pool & Whirlpool 1355 West 20th Avenue • Oshkosh, WI 54902 (920) 966-1300 • www.oshkosh.gardeninn.com

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GAME ROOM

PETS ALLOWED

HIGH SPEED INTERNET

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up to 30 ppl

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3

5

up to 1,200 ppl

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5

2

2

up to 8 ppl

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1 North Main St. 920-230-1900 3 BRAYTON BED & BREAKFAST 143 Church Ave. 920-267-0300 4 COBBLESTONE INN & SUITES

855-230-1900

1515 Planeview Drive 5 COMFORT SUITES 400 S. Koeller St.

920-230-7400

888-693-8262

cobblestoneoshkosh.com

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2

0

www.braytonbb.net

920-230-7378

800-4-CHOICE

www.comfortsuites.com

80

80

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6 FAIRFIELD INN BY MARRIOTT 1800 S. Koeller St. 920-233-8504

800-228-2800

www.marriott.com

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10

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7 HAWTHORN INN & SUITES 3105 S. Washburn St. 920-303-1133

800-527-1133

www.hawthorn.com

77

4

11

8 HILTON GARDEN INN 1355 W. 20th Ave.

800-560-7843

www.hiltongardeninn.com

126

2

920-966-1300

hot

continental

up to 400 ppl

hot

2

up to 400 ppl

hot ($)

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9 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HOTEL & SUITES 2251 Westowne Ave. 920-303-1300 888-522-9472

www.wiscohotels.com

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38

12

up to 50 ppl

hot

10 LA QUINTA INN 1886 Rath Lane

920-233-4190

800-753-3757

laquintaoshkosh.com

97

0

0

up to 15 ppl

continental

11 MOTEL 6 1015 S. Washburn St.

920-233-4300

800-466-8356

www.motel6.com

96

0

0

12 SUPER 8 MOTEL 1581 W. South Park Ave.

920-426-2885

800-454-3213

www.super8.com

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1

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OD continental

hot up to 70 ppl

LOUNGE

POOL

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# WHIRLPOOL SUITES

www.americinn.com

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1 AMERICINN 1495 W. South Park Ave. 920-232-0300 800-634-3444 2 BEST WESTERN PREMIER WATERFRONT HOTEL

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Accommodations

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Fairfield Inn & Suites Oshkosh 1800 South Koeller Road 920.233.8504 marriott.com/oshfi

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Naturally Connected.

History blends with nature in beautiful Omro, located just minutes from Oshkosh. Touring historic landmarks, fishing or boating on the Fox River at one of the many waterfront parks, or taking a stroll across the charming walking bridges, Omro is truly a picturesque city worth visiting.

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Directory Attractions

EAA AirVenture Museum

3000 Poberezny Road, 920-426-4800, www.airventuremuseum.org. AirVenture Museum with the KidVenture Gallery and Pioneer Airport. Home of the famous EAA AirVenture Fly-In Convention.

Grand Opera House

100 High Ave., 920-424-2350, www.grandoperahouse.org. Home to touring artists, local performances, meetings and weddings, built in 1883 and is the oldest operating theatre building in Wisconsin.

Heckrodt Wetland Reserve

1305 Plank Road, Menasha, 920-720-9349, www.heckrodtwetland.org. 76-acre urban reserve with a 3-mile elevated wooden boardwalk.

Oshkosh Public Museum.

Oshkosh Public Museum Oshkosh Public Library

106 Washington Ave., 920-236-5205, www.oshkoshpubliclibrary.org. 28 public Internet stations and host to a wide variety of community events.

1331 Algoma Blvd. 920-236-5799, www.oshkoshmuseum.org Local history museum exploring the Lake Winnebago region, featuring interactive, family-friendly exhibits, and rotating annual exhibitions.

Paine Art Center and Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd., 920-235-6903, www.thepaine.org. Revered as an “American Castle.� The Paine Art Center and Gardens is a historic estate with art galleries and display gardens.

Pollock Community Water Park

1550 Taft Ave., 920-236-5086. Outdoor lap pool, lazy river, water slides, kiddie pool and concessions.

Winnebago County Community Park

501 East County Road Y, 920-232-1960, www.co.winnebago.wi.us/parks. Athletic fields, fishing lakes, archery range, disc-golf and a dog park.

WIOUWASH Trail

Access at Westwind Road, 920-232-1960. 16-mile crushed limestone trail. Hiking, biking, snowshoeing and crosscountry skiing.

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Directory Meeting and Event Facilities

There’s a reason we’re known as Wisconsin’s Event City — Oshkosh offers a wide array of affordable, flexible and unique meeting and event facilities to accommodate everything from small business meetings to some of the largest gatherings in the world. From hotels and traditional convention center space to historic venues, Oshkosh prides itself on impeccable service and personalized planning services. For more information on planning your next meeting or event, contact the sales team at the Oshkosh Convention & Visitors Bureau at 920-303-9200.

HOTELS Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel 1 N. Main St., 920-230-1900, www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com

Hilton Garden Inn

1355 W. 20th Ave., 920-966-1300, www.oshkosh.hgi.com

LaSure’s Hall Banquets & Catering at Hawthorn Inn & Suites

3125 S. Washburn St., 920-651-0797, www.lasures.com

EVENT GROUNDS EAA Aviation Center and AirVenture Museum 3000 Poberezny Road, 920-426-6126, www.eaa.org

Ford Festival Park

2535 W. Ripple Road, 920-882-4944

Leach Amphitheater

303 Ceape Ave., 920-236-5080, www.leachamphitheater.com

Oshkosh Convention Center

2 N. Main St., 920-424-1300, www.oshkoshconventioncenter.com

Oshkosh Sports Complex

450 Josslyn St., 920-424-1034

Sunnyview Exposition Center

500 E. County Road Y, 920-236-4921, www.co.winnebago.wi.us/parks

University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh

800 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-1234, www.uwosh.edu

OTHER UNIQUE FACILITIES Algoma Club

103 Algoma Blvd., 920-230-1082, www.algomaclub.com

Becket’s

1 City Center, Jackson and the Fox River, 920-230-3333, www.becketsrestaurant.com

Brighton Acres

4057 Fisk Ave., 920-420-3166, www.BrightonAcres.com

The Grand Opera House

100 High Ave., 920-424-2355, www.grandoperahouse.org

Gruenhagen Conference Center University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh 208 Osceola St., 920-424-0429, www.gcc.housing.uwosh.edu

Oshkosh Masonic Center

204 Washington Ave., 920-379-9579, www.OshkoshMasonicCenter.com

Oshkosh Seniors Center

234 N. Campbell Road, 920-232-5000

The Paine Art Center & Gardens

1410 Algoma Blvd., 920-235-6903, www.thepaine.org

Reeve Memorial Union

University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh 748 Algoma Blvd., 920-424-2435, www.reeve.uwosh.edu

UW–Oshkosh Alumni Welcome & Conference Center

625 Pearl Ave., 920-424-3301, www.uwosh.edu/awcc

Oshkosh Convention Center.

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• Newly Renovated Waterfront Hotel – Opened 2013 • 176 Deluxe River View Rooms Including 5 Whirlpool/Fireplace Suites • Off-Site Catering provided by Premier Waterfront Catering • Dining and Cocktails at the Ground Round at River’s Edge • Meetings, Banquets and Weddings for up to 1200

1 North Main St. • Oshkosh, WI (920) 230-1900 • (855) 230-1900 www.oshkoshwaterfronthotel.com Great waterfront view Serving breakfast, lunch & dinner Daily food & drink specials Happy Hour - 7 Days & 7 Nights Private Dining Room Available Outdoor Riverwalk Dining (weather permitting)

Located inside the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Waterfront Hotel 1 North Main Street, Oshkosh • (920) 230-6300 • www.groundroundoshkosh.com


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