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What's New in Manitowoc

Haven't visited Manitowoc in awhile? New boutiques, restaurants and works of art are constantly popping up in our thriving lakeshore community. You’ll want to make time to visit these soon-to-be favorites on your next trip to the Manitowoc. In late 2023, the Rahr-West Art Museum welcomed Makili , an…

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Manitowoc's Memorial Day Weekend Roundup

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer across the country! In Manitowoc, there are many ways to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while also kicking the summer season off on a high note along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Attend Manitowoc's Memorial…

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Five Can’t-Miss Summer Events

In the summertime, Manitowoc’s downtown and parks are filled with can’t-miss festivals and events. Read more below about five upcoming summer events that you need to add to your calendar! 1. Wisconsin Sand Sculpting Festival One of this summer’s biggest events is the Wisconsin Sand Sculpting…

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50 Years of Tablesettings: A Look Through the Decades

The Rahr-West Art Museum is excited to be celebrating its 50th year of Art of Tablesettings ! This annual favorite began in 1974 when Mrs. Ruth West organized an exhibition of tablescapes inspired by works of art. The first exhibition of Art of Tablesettings took place in the Vilas-Rahr Mansion and…

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Manitowoc

You don't need the luck of the Irish to find a spot in Manitowoc to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! With Irish-inspired bars and events, your rainbow leads here for holiday fun. Irish Pubs & Nightlife Manitowoc is home to great bars and pubs to enjoy a pint with friends, including specifically Irish…

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The Manitowoc Munch: Healthy Eats

There are a variety of reasons to seek healthy restaurants in your hometown and while on vacation. Whether you are looking for fresh ingredients, a light meal to hold you over until dinner or filling, nutritious meals, you can find it in Manitowoc. Don’t overlook the basics. A simple wrap or…

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Sip Manitowoc Mocktails for Dry January

Happy New Year! Although Manitowoc is known for its brewing history and drinking culture, there are plenty of ways to participate in Dry January. Whether you're abstaining from alcohol for the health benefits, pregnant, or looking to clear your head, you can participate in Dry January or enjoy a…

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Manitowoc Bucket List

Every destination has a few can't-miss attractions that make it special, and Manitowoc is no exception! From delicious cheese curds to quirky festivals and maritime adventure, Manitowoc is full of possibilities. Curated below is a list of ten activities you should add to your itinerary! 1. Explore…

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Local Gift Ideas in Manitowoc

With access to buying almost anything we want through online retailers and convenient two-day shipping, it can seem impossible to buy gifts for loved ones these days as we assume they already have what they want. One way around this is with unique, thoughtful gifts that the receiver didn't even know…

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Winter Activities in Manitowoc

As the temperatures drop, Manitowoc becomes a perfect destination for winter sport enthusiasts. From cross-country skiing and ice skating to snow tubing and sledding, there are endless ways to enjoy the great outdoors this season. Whether you're a seasoned local or a visitor eager to experience the…

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