Oconomowoc Festival Week 2021


Oconomowoc Festival Week includes an assortment of activities and entertainment leading up to the annual Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts, happening the third weekend in August. Check out what is going on, leading up to the art festival. Event information should be verified before attending, as they are subject to change.

Yarn Bomb 2021

Starting August 7, 2021

Take a stroll through Downtown Oconomowoc after it is colored with yarn. Trees, benches, bike racks and more will be covered with colorful patterns knitted by volunteers, to help benefit the Lake Area Free Clinic.

Oconomowoc Kid’s Fest

August 10, 2021 | 9 AM to 1 PM

This year’s Oconomowoc Kid’s Fest will be held at a new location: Fowler Park. There will be free games, performances, activities, crafts, and plenty of fun for kids.

Moonlit Movies

August 12, 2021 | Starting at 6 PM

Watch a movie in Fowler Park at dusk, at this free community event. Come early to watch the Badgerland Waterski Show at 7 pm. Movie to be announced.

Village Green Beer Garden

August 20-22, 2021

Enjoy craft beer and entertainment at the Village Green, Downtown Oconomowoc.

Light up the Lake – Boat Parade & Fireworks

August 21, 2021 | Dusk

Watch the boat parade on Lac La Belle as the boats illuminate the lake, by being decked out in lights and decorations. Come early for the Oconomowoc American Legion band concert at the City Beach band shell beginning at 7:30 PM. After the parade, stay for the fireworks show over the lake.

Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts

August 21 & 22, 2021 | 10 AM to 5 PM

The annual Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts will take place the third weekend in August, at the beautiful Fowler Lake Park. This year, the festival will celebrate its 50th anniversary.

  • Getting There: Parking is limited but there will be free shuttles to the festival. Catch the pontoon boat shuttle from the city boat launch, on Fowler Lake. There will also be multiple shuttle bus stops around Oconomowoc.
  • The Art: Artists from around the nation and beyond will be displaying their art at the festival. The types of art will include photography, painting, drawing and pastels, fiber and leather, jewelry, wood, metal, glass, stone, ceramic, print, sculpture and performing arts.
  • Stages: The Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts has 3 stages for entertainment. The stages will feature live music, dance performances, and more.
  • Children’s Area: The festival will have a children’s activity area where they can get creative and make their own art.
  • Concessions: The food tent will have a variety of vendors, comprised of local organizations and churches. There will be an array of food, snacks and drinks offered.

Learn more about this popular event on the Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts website.


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