A Weekend in Waukesha Pewaukee

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Are you ready to discover what makes Waukesha Pewaukee the place where people meet for a weekend of fun? Be charmed by our storied past, savor our epicurean eats, and delight in our heartfelt hospitality. Buckle up because there’s a lot to see and do! 

food & drink

When it comes to food and drink, Waukesha Pewaukee offers a lot, from small plates to supper clubs to wine bars and breweries… and literally everything in between. Our area is highly regarded for its culinary offerings. There are so many outstanding options! What sounds good to you? Take a look and make your weekend food plan. (Pro tip: pack your comfy pants.) 


In the warmer months, waterfront leisure is a must. 

Head over to beautiful Pewaukee Lake, where you can spend the day on the beach, rent a boat, paddleboard, or even learn to surf while you take in all the beauty and fun of lake living. Check out these lakeside rental and water fun merchants:

In Waukesha, kick back and relax on the picturesque Fox River. Stop by High Roller Fun Rentals and reserve your paddle boat, float, canoe, or kayak for a day of aquatic entertainment.

Arts & DIY

If you enjoy live music, theater performances, shows, and workshops – you can find something to do just about every weekend in Waukesha Pewaukee. Like a good trivia competition or bingo? We have those too. 

Dig into our rich history at one of our museums:

  • Tour the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum to learn about Les Paul and the area’s past. 
  • Plan a trip to Old World Wisconsin and see what the daily life of settlers in 19th-century Wisconsin looked like.
  • Visit Ten Chimneys, the summer home of Broadway actors Lynn Fontanne and Alfred Lunt, and a social center for American theater.
  • The Clark House Museum shares a way of life in the early 1900s in the Village and Town (now the city) of Pewaukee through exhibits, pictures, and artifacts.
Find local, workshops, trivia & live music:
  • Check out this weekly blog post to find information on local workshops for creating art, woodworking, and even culinary delights.
  • Get in on trivia games and find local live music for every day of the week here.


Get your vitamin D and some exercise by spending time on one of our 10 gorgeous golf courses or golf anytime at indoor facilities. Families can enjoy two outdoor mini golf courses and an indoor one as well!

explore local Parks

A visitor’s favorite: Head out to walk, hike, bike, and enjoy nature at one of our fabulous 50+ parks!