Discover Your Adventure

Whitewater is nesteled among the southern edge of the Ice Age Trail , the Kettle Moraine State Park – Southern Unit, and more than 20 parks, trails and nature preserves.

Discover Culture

Art galleries, theatre, dance, and live music take center stage at Whitewater’s Cultural Arts Center,

Whitewater Arts Alliance, and Young Auditorium

Discover Fun

From our year-round City Market to the weeklong Fourth of July Festival,

there’s always something happening in Whitewater 

Discover New Flavors

Restaurants, diners, breweries & bakeries –Whitewater has something for every craving 

Discover Warhawk Pride

With nearly 12,000 students, an NCAA Division III athletics program and more than 50 majors to choose from,

UW-Whitewater is a cornerstone of the community  


Welcome to Whitewater

Discover the treasures that Whitewater has to offer!

Featured Itinerary

Spirits Tour Itinerary Cheers!

  • Arriving early on Friday? Stroll through galleries and museums before venturing over to 841 Brewhouse to start your adventure with a midday lunch and a cold glass of craft beer.
  • Drive about 35 minutes Northwest to continue the loop tour at the…Dancing Goat Distillery, Cambridge; Dog & Shrub Distillery, Lake Mills; Stable Rock Winery & Distillery, Jefferson.
  • Catch a professional show that evening at The Fireside Theater or Young Auditorium
  • Start your Saturday with breakfast at The Sweet Spot Cafe or a protein shake at Revamp Nutrition.
  • The Timber Hill Winery is the perfect place to begin your second day of the tour. Afterwards, continue the loop by visiting these wineries…Staller Estate Winery, Delavan; Duesterbeck's Brewing Company, Elkhorn; Second Salem Brewing Company, Whitewater.
  •  Share a dinner at The Black Sheep in downtown Whitewater before settling into your accommodations for the night.
  • An early start on Sunday will allow you to enjoy a hearty breakfast at Jessica's then driving over to The Fuzzy Pig for some fun souvenirs.
  • Enjoy your last stop at Apple Barn Orchard & Winery. Discover an off-course adventure before heading home, explore the lakes with by wandering the Kettle Moraine trails that are open all year round.

Please drink responsibly and seize the moment!

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Annual Events

Year Round

Tuesday/Wednesday Ice Age Hikes


Candlelight Hike- Canceled 2022


Freeze Fest- Canceled 2022

May – October

Saturdays 8-Noon – Farmers' Market

Tuesdays 4-7pm – City Market


National Trail Days


Tuesdays-Park Concerts/Family Fun


Fourth of July Festival


Maxwell Street Days

Thursdays – Savory Sounds


Discover Whitewater Half Marathon

Storytelling Festival


Spirit Tour

UW-WW Homecoming

November – April

Saturdays 10-Noon – Indoor Market


Small Business Saturday


Parade of Lights

7 Best Valentine’s Day Activities to Warm Up With Your Love

Is there anything better than gettin’ cozy with your love when the temps are frigid? If mid-winter has caused a bit of cabin fever and you’re ready to take your S.O. on a date night that doesn’t involve snow pants, Discover Whitewater’s got your back. Book a whirlpool suite at Hamilton House Bed and Breakfast …

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