One of Oshkosh’s most unique events is the Dragon Boat Race Festival this Saturday, September 22nd from 9:00 AM -4:00 PM. These ornate dragonboats are each fully laden with a crew of paddlers that race on the Fox River. The Dragonboat Races are done as part of a Chinese cultural tradition that dates back more than two millennia. Since 2006, the races have become one of the highlights of fall in Oshkosh. In addition to watching the races, spectators will enjoy a full day of entertainment on the Main Stage at the Leach Amphitheater. Okinawan Drummers, a magic show, a jump rope demonstration, cheerleading, jugglers and other live entertainment are scheduled.
How about make it a whole weekend of fun. The UW Oshkosh community welcomes you to campus on Friday, September 21st from 4-7 p.m. for the 10th annual Fish Fry on the Fox. This is more than just a meal, the Fish Fry on the Fox is a celebration featuring, an all-you-care-to eat buffet dinner, live jazz, caricature artist, horse-drawn tours of campus, tattoos and surprises for the kids
Fish Fry tickets are $10/advance and $12/door for adults. Beverage, gratuities and tax are included.