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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…

Don’t Miss The 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 50 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…

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…

“Unusual” – an apt description for Cedarburg store

Now that the weather‘s getting a bit warmer, visitors to the Washington House Inn have no problem setting off on foot to explore the area. Cedarburg’s downtown area boasts well over 200 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places which, considering the size of the city, is pretty impressive, but you’ll find that…

Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts

Following a restful night at the Washington House Inn, and after you’ve eaten your fill of our delicious breakfast, you may be wondering how to spend your day. Why not take a hint from those of us in Cedarburg who have been waiting on tenterhooks for the opening of “From the Heart,“ a new exhibit…

Easter Sweets

In the heart of downtown Cedarburg, guests staying at the Washington House Inn have been known to make their way to downtown confectioners when they have an urge for something sweet. Turn left as you come out of the inn, and spend a few minutes watching chocolatiers at Amy’s Candy Kitchen creating their award-winning caramel…