From ski shows to classic cars and dancing in the streets to concerts in the park, take in these fun ideas to enjoy summer in Waukesha Pewaukee!
****NOTE: several events/activities have been canceled or postponed for 2020, please consult hyperlink to web pages listed below for up-to-date information on events and attractions. ****
1. Catch thrill-filled waterski shows
The Badgerland Water Ski Show Team and the Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club perform from Memorial Day to Labor Day and are always fun to watch.
- Badgerland performs at Frame Park on the Fox River in Waukesha every Wednesday evening starting at 7pm (UPDATE: Shows have been canceled for 2020)
- The Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Club performs on Pewaukee Lake Thursday night at 6:45pm starting July 9, 2020
Make a day of it and enjoy all that Pewaukee Lake offers for watersports fun before a show.
2. Dance & listen to live outdoor music
At Pewaukee Lake Waterfront Wednesdays or Waukesha Friday Night Live enjoy live outdoor music.
- Waterfront Wednesdays are held along the shores of Pewaukee Lake at Lakefront Park from 6-8:30 pm on Wednesdays starting July 8 through August 26 with a wide variety of music genres each week.
- Held in Historic Downtown Waukesha, Friday Night Live offers eight stages of live music and dozens of downtown businesses open to offer food, drinks, artwork, gifts and more.
4. Experience Ten Chimneys
Ten Chimneys was the home of Broadway actors Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt. Located on 60 acres in Genesee Depot, this amazing National Historic Landmark has a great story and tours of the property offer one-of-a-kind collections, unique interior design and architecture. Reservations recommended for those 12 and older.
5. Visit Lapham Peak
Take in the sights at Lapham Peak is part of the amazing Kettle Moraine State Forest in Delafield (just 15 minutes from Waukesha Pewaukee). The glacial landscape at Lapham Peak offers great hiking and gorgeous views.
7. Travel back in time at Old World Wisconsin
Learn what life was like in rural 19th century Wisconsin at Old World Wisconsin. With 65 historic buildings and many family-friendly hands-on activities, this open-air museum in Eagle is just a short drive from our area.