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One of the Last Free Fairs in the Midwest to Open July 30

Sauntering through Firemen’s Park in Cedarburg during the Ozaukee County Fair, prepare for your eyes and ears to be assailed by a veritable cacophony of sights and sounds. In the animal barns you’ll hear the gentle lowing of cattle, squeals of piglets, barking of dogs and whinnying of horses as 4-H youngsters groom and take…

Historic Homes – Focus of Cedarburg Architectural Treasures Tour

Cedarburg’s stellar reputation for historic building preservation is but one of many reasons that visitors flock here from afar. And the public’s burgeoning interest in beautiful, older homes is why, during the last 45 years, the Cedarburg Cultural Center (CCC) has offered an annual event to show off many of the community’s hidden gems. Anyone…

Musical Fun on the Green

Just 15 minutes south of the Washington House Inn, thousands of music lovers will congregate in Mequon’s Rotary Park at 4000 W. Highland Road, on July 11 or July 12, depending on their musical preference. Gathering on the Green, Wisconsin’s two-day outdoor summer musical extravaganza, is pulling out all the stops for its 20th anniversary…

Hooray for July 4th in Cedarburg!

Musicians drumming, children chattering, horses whinnying, dogs barking and engines revving … these and more are the sights and sounds that meet your eyes in Firemen’s Park, starting around 7:30 am on July 4. “Organized chaos,” is how the organizers describe the scene, just before the largest parade in southeastern Wisconsin slowly makes its way…

Cedarburg Awash With Artists During Plein Air

As you leave the Washington House Inn after one of our tasty breakfasts and wander along Washington Avenue, you may be surprised and delighted to see numerous artists on the street, working at easels capturing the charms of Cedarburg. Following in the footsteps of the French Impressionists from the 1870s and painting en plein air…

Cycling Getaways along the Ozaukee Interurban Trail

Some years ago, you might have said that cyclists were a fairly rare sight in our fair city … but all this is changing, thanks in part to a unique trail that runs through the heart of downtown Cedarburg. That, and the fact that bike racks for guests to safely tether their steeds are springing…

Step Back in Time at the General Store Museum

Visitors to Cedarburg, hoping to find information on what to do and where to go, often make their first stop of the day at a 150-year-old gray frame building with burgundy trim located on the corner of Spring and Washington. Not only is this the city’s Visitor Center, but it’s also home to a fascinating…

Maxwell Street Days: Thrill of the Chase

On Sunday, May 25, people will be rolling out of bed at the crack of dawn, pulling on their clothes, grabbing a quick cup of coffee and heading to Firemen’s Park, just six blocks north of our downtown Cedarburg Inn for the first Maxwell Street Days of the year. Serious bargain hunters will find a…