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Local Events

356 days a year, the City of Racine promotes exciting events and festivals that appeal to locals and visitors alike. It's as easy as checking out the Calendar of Events that lists Racine events, festivals and all the things to do encompassing culture, entertainment, outdoor adventure and more.

Experience First Fridays, a family-friendly, seasonal monthly celebration in downtown Racine where the community comes alive from 4-9 p.m. with live entertainment, Racine restaurants, demonstrations by local artisans, amazing shopping deals and opportunity to win prizes from local merchants. Culture buffs enjoy live theater, the symphony and many celebrations of art at the Racine Heritage musum all year long. From fun 5k walks, invigorating sailboat races and beautiful Lake Michigan beaches, there is no shortage of things to do in Racine, WI.

The Real Racine Calendar of Events is your one-stop shopping guide to discover all that Racine has to offer. We invite you to add a Racine, Wisconsin event  and visit the Calendar of Events often for a Wisconsin festival.

  1. September 05, 2015

    Zoo-Riffic Saturday

    Come to the Racine Zoo to promote a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. Special guests and displays include Wild Root Market, SEED, Racine Urban Garden Network, Eco-Justice Center and Wildtree.

    The zoo will also have information and activiies related to sustainable palm oil, Seafood Watch, zoo animal diets and animal enrichment.

    The events and activities are included with regular zoo admission: $8  adults; $7 seniors; $6 kids ages 15 and younger.  Racine Co. residents (with ID) save $1.

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  2. September 05, 2015

    St. George Serbian Festival

    Dance, music, authentic Serbian food, including roast pork, roast lamb, shish-kebobs, cevapi and sarma. Free admission.  Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

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  3. September 07, 2015

    Labor of Love Music Festival

    Labor of Love Music Festival stars MCA Nashville recording artist Kip Moore. Hosted by Case Construction Equipment, the holiday event recognizes the importance of hiring military veterans into skilled jobs in the manufacturing and construction industries.

    Case will have a construction equipment display, local food and retail vendors will be on the grounds and the Veterans Outreach Center will hold a 50-50 raffle to benefit local veterans. A contribution will be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

    A ceremony honoring veterans and their contributions to the American workforce will be at 3 p.m. The band Run Carolina performs at 2 p.m. and Bella Cain plays at 4:30 p.m. Kip Moore (whose new CD “Wild Ones” is released Aug. 21) takes the stage at 6:30 p.m.

    General admission tickets are $14. Kids ages 10 and younger are admitted free. Tickets are available via or 800-745-300 (processing fees apply) or at the Racine Civic Centre box office, 5 Fifth St.

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