Just steps from the shores of Lake Michigan and the popular HarborPark area, Downtown Kenosha is a pedestrian-friendly community where you can enjoy a whole day’s worth of fun without moving your car. It’s also surrounded by favorite lakefront attractions such as museums, lighthouses, marinas and beaches, and even an authentic electric streetcar system.
Downtown business owners are a friendly, personable bunch and go out of their way to welcome you to their one-of-a-kind shops. You’ll find stores and boutiques carrying everything from today’s fashions and home décor to antiques, flowers, pet supplies and so much more.
Dining around downtown serves up an equally impressive dose of variety. From diners known for their sassy service and comfort food to authentic ethnic cuisine, your options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner have never looked so good. Many eateries also double as popular nightspots. Coupled with distinctive breweries and pubs, enjoy unique brews and creative cocktails along with live music most any night of the week.
The culture of Kenosha’s Downtown is a hub of artistic expression year-round. Whether an artist yourself or simply a lover of the arts, Downtown Kenosha delivers beautifully. The historic Rhode Center for the Arts sits central within the district, while visual and performance art is found throughout Downtown in its galleries, museums, and performance spaces.
Whether visiting Downtown Kenosha for business, pleasure or any reason in between, we welcome you to our neighborhood and know you’ll find something to love here any time of the year! On behalf of all the business owners of Downtown Kenosha, we welcome you to explore our site, and then be our guests here in town. On this site, you’ll find a complete list of Downtown shops, services and restaurants, information about special events and happenings, and helpful links to area attractions and recreation to help plan your visit.
We welcome your questions, comments and suggestions, so please feel free to contact us at any time!