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Explore Downtown Waukesha

There are so many places to explore in Downtown Waukesha, it’s hard to know where to start.
Whether you’re looking for a place to grab a bite (or a brew), shop, or hang out, our downtown district has what you’re looking for!

Discover Downtown

farm-fresh produce

Waukesha Farmers’ Market

Who’s Ready for the start of the 2022 Waukesha Summer Farmers’ Market? Starting on May 7th, the Market will be back in its usual spot, along the Fox River, in the Waukesha State Bank employee parking lot. There will be only slight modifications with the Bridge Walk Apartments being constructed on the far south side. Farmers’ Market is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon.



outdoor seating

Outdoor Dining

What better way to enjoy the weather then by dining outside? Downtown Waukesha has many businesses that offer outdoor seating.

When in Southeast Wisconsin, you'll find there's no better location to wine and dine than Downtown Waukesha! Our one-of-a-kind downtown district is home to many perfect-for-date-night restaurants & bars.

Wine & Dine

Looking for a place to begin your happily ever after? Charming Downtown Waukesha is a delightful destination to host your wedding!

Get Hitched

Our trendy district is home to an eclectic mix of attractions, from shops to art galleries, cafes, restaurants, and other unique boutiques. It shouldn't surprise anyone, then, to learn that it's also a destination where you can get the best brews and tattoos in the metro area.

Brews & Tattoos

Rock out. Cozy up. Read more. Whatever your plans may be, Downtown Waukesha has everything you're looking for and more. Check out our recommendations for devoting your day to coffee and classics.

Coffee & Classics

It’s always a good time for some “you” time. Whether you’re looking to freshen your entire look or just hit the refresh button, Downtown Waukesha salons and spas are ready to be of service!

Pamper & Polish

Everyone knows that Downtown Waukesha is historic, charming, and awesome. But did you know that we’re also classy? Our downright delightful downtown is your destination for discovering passions, learning new skills, and turning talent into works of art.

Keep it Classy

Upcoming Events

Memorial Day Parade

  • Downtown Waukesha- See parade route on Website!

Memorial Day (waukesha-wi.gov) A River Service will take place at the Lee Sherman Dreyfus State Office Building, 141...

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Summer Book Tasting- Waukesha Public Library

  • 321 Wisconsin Avenue

SignUp | Demco Software (evanced.info) Come for a “tasting” of the summer’s hottest new titles and share your...

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Mama Mia at the Waukesha Civic Theatre

  • Waukesha Civic Theatre

The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, creating an...

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