Oshkosh is Wisconsin’s Event City! Whether visitors are lured by EAA AirVenture, “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” music festivals including Country USA and Rock USA, the premier country and rock music and camping festival in the nation; Lifest, one of the Country’s largest Christian music festivals, or Waterfest, Oshkosh’s weekly summer concert series, Oshkosh hosts the most accessible, affordable and diverse selection of events in Wisconsin.
While Oshkosh is Wisconsin’s Event City, this vibrant community offers more than just festivals and special events. Oshkosh boasts world-class museums like the EAA AirVenture Museum, featuring an array of exhibits, including the latest in aviation and 250 historic airplanes.
Arts and culture flourish at places like the Paine Art Center and Gardens, the Oshkosh Public Museum, as well as several local galleries.
Unique boutiques in Downtown Oshkosh and big brand name stores at the Outlet Shoppes at Oshkosh offer fantastic shopping.
And with more than 125 miles of navigable water and the Wiouwash Trail, which runs for 16 miles from Oshkosh to the county line, Oshkosh provides some of the best outdoor recreation in the Midwest.
With so much variety, the city of Oshkosh is the perfect setting for your student at UW Oshkosh. For more information on Oshkosh events, things to do, accommodations, dining and more, check out our web site.