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Port Washington is home to an award-winning downtown district. With our scenic Lake Michigan lakeshore beauty, historic buildings, unique lakefront shops, unique and plentiful restaurants, entertainment, and water harbor activities, you are sure to see why your next Wisconsin family vacation or Lake Michigan road trip MUST include a stop in Port.

Port Washington Main Street is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization committed to building downtown Port Washington in partnership with our Business Improvement District through strategic marketing, downtown promotional events, community activities and economic development efforts. Port Washington Main Street is one of 36 Wisconsin Main Street communities, and is a nationally accredited Main Street program through the National Main Street Center. Representing 28 blocks and over 125 businesses, it is our mission to enhance our community identity and heritage, further develop a center of activity and ensure economic stability.

Click to learn more about our numerous Main Street Events and and businesses available to enjoy on your visit. If you are seeking opportunities to start, relocate or grow your business, click here to learn about Main Street Programs available.

For whatever reason or however long, we welcome you to make our home Port, "Your Home Port."

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If your looking for a place to have breakfast, check out Tello's. Don't forget the bloody mary!

It's going to be a great day in Port Washington. Remember our Farmer's Market is going on and while your downtown stop in at Sherper's Grand Opening.

Welcome Sherper's!

It's saddens us to share this news. Our hearts go out to Jon's family, the Beanies family and all who knew Jon. He was a great man and will be missed.

It's almost time for some of the best bargains of the year! Come shop outside with us from 9am-3pm at Maxwell Street Day! The weather looks like it will be gorgeous, and we have so many wonderful vendors and businesses to show off! Franklin St will be closed, so there will be several food and drink vendors serving outside to compliment your shopping, plus the Farmers Market on Main St from 8:30am-12:30pm, and quite a few businesses down Grand Ave too! Eat, Drink, and Shop till you drop! We'll see you soon!

We have another jam packed weekend here in #YourHomePort, so here's a partial list of the things we know are happening downtown - let us know what we missed in the comments! And don't forget that most of our amazing local restaurants and bars have weekly and nightly specials! THURSDAY -- Open mic night at Newport Shores starts at 7:30pm FRIDAY -- Pirates' Hollow Community Waterpark has movie night with "The Incredibles" starting at dusk - first 50 people get a sweet cup with their choice of slushy! -- The 44th Annual Lions Fest Weekend! kicks off 4pm down in the Marina with Live Music, fish & chips, and refreshments - goes until 11pm! Tickets are still available for the Fish Derby on Saturday and Sunday, so check out www.portlions.org for more info! SATURDAY -- It's Maxwell Street Day! Franklin St will be closed from 8am-4pm so you can hunt some of the best bargains of the season - in the street! Over 40 local retail shops and vendors will be outside for your shopping pleasure from 9am-3pm. -- The Port Washington Farmers Market will be on Main Street as usual from 8am-12:30pm. -- Don't forget the Judge Eghart House will be open on Saturday from 1-4pm with their 2018 Special Exhibit "The Secret Language of Fans". -- Live music at Lion's Fest goes from 1pm-11pm -- Dockside Deli in Port Washington, WI has live music on their deck from noon-2pm featuring Pete Billman -- Smith Bros. Coffee House has Dara Rilatos starting at 8pm SUNDAY -- Beanies Mexican Restaurant has Greg Wessel on the Patio starting at 5:30pm Between all these amazing options, the Ozaukee County Fair, and the Wisconsin State Fair, if you're bored this weekend, we don't know what to tell you! :) Enjoy!

It may have been a slow week to recover from Fish Day(s), but we're right back to our normal jam packed weekend here in #YourHomePort! FRIDAY -- At noon Drew Rutz will be playing for the St. John XXIII Summer Music Series. -- Sir James Pub has Karaoke with DJ Roundy starting at 9pm SATURDAY -- The Port Washington Farmers Market is 8-12:30pm on Main Street! -- Join us at the Main Street Beer Garden from 11am-8pm in Upper Lake Park for German Beers, good food, and live music from 4-7:30pm! -- The Hecker Kelly Band (Blues) will be at Newport Shores from 7-11pm -- Smith Bros. Coffee House has Alixe Rheeve & Tom Robinson starting at 8pm SUNDAY -- The Blue Highway Band (Blues, R&B, Rock) will be at Newport Shores from 1-5pm -- Beanies Mexican Restaurant has Matt Mueller starting at 5:30pm on their Patio Plus of course all the amazing specials and deals in our local restaurants and retail shops! What did we miss? Where will you be this weekend? Let us know in the comments!

It's almost Saturday! And you know what that means... it's almost time for the Main Street Beer Garden! Stop by the Farmers Market in the morning from 8am-12:30, and then head to Upper Lake Park for some food, beer, and fun! We'll have some true German beer on tap (like Spaten Oktoberfest!) and a small selection of wine, including the locally owned Lovino Sangria. Plus burgers, brats, and hot dogs from our favorite meat market, Bernie's Fine Meats. Our volunteers will be serving from 11am-8pm for all your drinking and eating needs. Stop by, play some games, and listen to Carol and the Keynotes from 4-7:30. We'll see you Saturday!

Happy Fish Day! We hope you enjoy the festivities today, and remember to drink lots of water, and stay safe! Check out our friends at Port Fish Day for more info and to answer any questions. While many of our downtown businesses are closed today to enjoy the fun, here is a list of those businesses that are open for a pit stop! -- Beanies Mexican Restaurant will be open from 11am til the Fireworks, and they have a Watch Party on their Patio during the Parade. -- Schooner Pub will be open all day -- Sir James Pub will be open starting at 8am -- Pier 6 will be open starting at 8am -- The Chocolate Chisel will be open until 11pm (check out their chocolate fish and homemade ice cream!) -- Bernie's Fine Meats will be open until the parade starts -- John's Pizzaria will be open starting at 4:30pm - including for delivery! -- We've heard the brand new Sherper's will have it's doors open from 11am-3pm! -- Java Dock Cafe will be open from 7am until the parade clears out -- Smith Bros. Coffee House will be open until 5pm -- Rascals Port will be open starting at 8pm -- Eclectic Avenue LLC will be open at 1pm -- ZuZu Pedals, LLC will be open until 2pm -- Craft Books is open at 10am -- Tello's Grille and Cafe is open all day -- Vines to Cellar is open until 7pm for all your wine needs -- And the newest addition to our harbor, the Jakab, will be offering sails throughout the day. Check out Sailportwashington for more information.

Check out our weekly update. In honor of our friends at Port Fish Day, we've dedicated it to Fish! Happy Fish Day, Enjoy! http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Fish--Fish---More-Fish.html?soid=1103726942921&aid=c3HpZ2koP4k
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We invite you to visit Port Washington, and see for yourself all we have to offer.

Whether you are visiting, considering relocating, or are scouting out a potential business opportunity, we think you will find the community here supportive and welcoming - truly your home Port.

Whatever brings you to Port Washington, we know you will love our people, our amenities, our quality of life.


Click here to get your Port Washington Visitor's Guide!
Click to view Interactive Visitor's Guide



We invite you to visit Port Washington, and see for yourself all we have to offer.

Whether you are visiting, considering relocating, or are scouting out a potential business opportunity, we think you will find the community here supportive and welcoming - truly your home Port.

Whatever brings you to Port Washington, we know you will love our people, our amenities, our quality of life.


Click here to get your Port Washington Visitor's Guide!
Click to view Interactive Visitor's Guide

We invite you to visit Port Washington, and see for yourself all we have to offer. Whether you are visiting, considering relocating, or are scouting out a potential business opportunity, we think you will find the community here supportive and welcoming - truly your home Port. Whatever brings you to Port Washington, we know you will love our people, our amenities, our quality of life.

Click here to get your Port Washington Visitor's Guide!
Click to view Interactive Visitor's Guide

We invite you to visit Port Washington, and see for yourself all we have to offer. Whether you are visiting, considering relocating, or are scouting out a potential business opportunity, we think you will find the community here supportive and welcoming - truly your home Port. Whatever brings you to Port Washington, we know you will love our people, our amenities, our quality of life.

Click here to get your Port Washington Visitor's Guide!
Click to view Interactive Visitor's Guide
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