Events & Activities

Downtown Watertown is the setting for a variety of family-friendly events and activities throughout the year. 

Women's Only Weekend

Friday, Nov. 22-Sunday, Nov. 24

Downtown Watertown

Special shopping, dining, and entertainment event designed for women only!

Holiday Parade of Homes

Sunday, Dec. 1

1-5 p.m.

City Wide

Five to six beautiful houses dressed in their holiday best are open for viewing.

Watertown Santa House

Late November until Christmas

Main Street Plaza

Santa's 2019 visiting hours are: 

Nov. 30, 7-8 p.m. following the Christmas Parade of Lights
Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.
Dec. 7, 2-4 p.m.
Dec. 9, 3-5 p.m.
Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m.
Dec. 12, 4-6 p.m.
Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Dec. 18, 6-8 p.m.

New Year's Eve Party

Dec. 31, 2019

8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Watertown Turner Hall

301 S. Fourth St.

 

Watertown Tourism and the Watertown Main Street Program are partnering to throw a formal New Year’s Eve Party that you won’t soon forget! This grand event will take place at Turner Hall, with ample space to dance the night away. Your ticket price includes live music by Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns, appetizers, NYE party favors, and a champagne toast with 1,000-balloons dropping at midnight. Stay tuned as we start promoting dining options, after-party locations, salon packages, and more! Dress to be cocktail/evening wear. (attendees must be 21 and over).

Beach Party Bingo

Friday, March 8

Watertown Elks Lodge

117 N. First St.

 

Chase your winter blues away with Beach Party Bingo! The Watertown Main Street Program invites you to attend this special event where all proceeds will be used to benefit downtown beautification projects. 

Rhythm on the Rock

June 5 & 19, July 3 & 17 and August 7 & 21

Along the Riverwalk, behind the Watertown Senior & Community Center

A new downtown outdoor music series designed to showcase local talent and highlight the beauty of the Rock River. Concerts will take place the first and third Wednesday of June, July and August along the Riverwalk behind the Watertown Senior and Community Center, 6:30-8 p.m. There is no cost to attend. Please bring your own seating.

Maxwell Street Days

July 17-20 

Downtown Watertown

Find bargains galore while exploring downtown Watertown's unique shops and businesses.

Downtown Watertown Craft Beer Walk (During Maxwell Street Days)

Thursday, July 18

Downtown Watertown

 

Join the Watertown Main Street Program for a special Downtown Watertown Craft Beer Walk on Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Sample specialty craft beer with snack pairings at 10 downtown locations. Proceeds from this event will support downtown beautification projects. Tickets will be sold for $25 each starting Wednesday, June 5 at watertownmainstreet.org.

Art on Main Banner Auction

Friday, Oct. 11

5 p.m.

Watertown Elks Lodge, 117 N. First St.

Custom, hand-painted art banners that adorn Main Street lamp posts throughout the summer are sold at auction. 

Pumpkin Palooza

Saturday, Oct. 26

11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Downtown Watertown

Enjoy a full day of Halloween fun in downtown Watertown! Special Main Street trick-or-treat, 1-3 p.m.

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For a complete listing of Watertown events and activities, including parade information, visit the Watertown Area Chamber of Commerce by clicking the link below.
Watertown Farmers' Market
 
The Main Street Program administers the Tuesday morning Farmers' Market at Riverside Park,
850 Labaree St.
The market will open for the 2019 season on Tuesday, May 7 and runs through Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 7 a.m.-Noon. 
The market will be closed on Aug. 6 this year. 
For the latest information about the market, visit us at
 

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