Event Dates for 2016
Sun23Apr2017Noon to 5 pmKimmswickParade starts at noon, with all other events to follow. Come have fun and help us raise money for a good cause, The Backstoppers.
Sat29Apr201710 am to 4 pmKimmswick
Kimmswick’s 1st Annual “Happy Tails” Pet Fest
Join us from 10 am to 4 pm on the 29th for a full day of Pet-Centered Activities! Bring your favorite pet, or visit one of the many rescue organizations and find your own “Forever Friend”!
- “Happy Tails” Pet Parade at 11 am.
- Fun & Silly Pet Contests!
- Pet Rescue Organizations
- Specialty Pet Vendors
- Pet Demonstrations
Happy Tails Pet Parade and Contest Information: ($10.00 Participation Fee)
Bring your Favorite Furry Friend to Kimmswick and let them “Strut their Stuff”! The Participation fee allows your pet to participate in the parade through town and compete for awards and prizes. Merchants will be selecting their favorite pets as they strut their stuff.
After the parade the fun continues with contests such as Best Dressed Dog, Best Dressed Cat, Best Pet Trick, Largest and Smallest Dog.
We are limiting the number of Happy Tails Contestants, so we encourage you to register in advance.
Online registration opens March 31st.
Advance Registration is also available at our Kimmswick Visitor Center 314 Market Street, 636.464.6464 (cash or check only).
A portion of the proceeds of all the registration fees will go to support the participating rescue organizations.
- Ron Harder with Madison
- Police K9
Participating Rescue Organizations:
- Open Door
- A & A Pet Pantry and Rescue
- Needy Paws
- Couch Potato Greys
- Weimaraner Rescue
Pet Vendor Information
We have limited vendor spaces available for pet-centered merchandise. Application and payment deadline is 4/8/17.
For details contact:
Cherrika | 636.464.8270
Teresa | 314.398.7553
The 2017 Strawberry Festival will be held June 3rd and 4th. Festival Admission is free.
The big draw to this festival is the popular Original Kimmswick Strawberry Jam that sells out nearly every year. This delicious Jam sells for $7.00 a pint and will only be sold at the entrance of town at the intersection of Beckett and Fourth streets.
There will be over 200 craft, food, vendor and corporate booths. All of our wonderful shops and restaurants will be open and will be selling strawberry themed items.
Find your Strawberry Festival information here.
Bring Dad to Kimmswick on Father’s Day! Treat him to Lunch, Shopping and Enjoy the Cars,Trucks, and Motorcycles on Display! Fun for the entire family! D.J. and other activities. Open to all makes and models of Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles!! Trophy presentation at 3 pm.
Get more information here.
Mon21Aug201710 am to 4 pmKimmswick
American sky watchers will be treated to a rare and spectacular celestial show, the first total solar eclipse visible from the United States in nearly four decades, and Kimmswick will be in the perfect vantage point!
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, family members, friends and neighbors. There will be trivia, raffles, music, and JC Corcoran, from 93.1, will be doing a live remote.
Additionally, all of the shops and restaurants will be open for this special day.
Why a Witches’ Night Out Event? Because we all love Halloween and what woman doesn’t like getting “All Dressed Up” for a “Fun Night Out on the Town with her Girlfriends”, all while supporting a great cause! So, dust off your hats and brooms and throw on your best “Witchy Wear”, and join us for a spell out on the town!
Activities include: Music & Entertainment, Psychic, Attendance Prizes, Wine Tasting, Food Booths, Scavenger Hunt, Costume Contest, Shopping Discounts, and much more! With this being our 6th year, we can tell you—this is a unique evening with an incredible atmosphere, all at an affordable price.
Get all your "Witchy" information here.
Apple Butter Festival Kimmswick is always the last full weekend of October. The Apple Butter Festival Kimmswick is the largest celebration Kimmswick has annually drawing over 100,000 visitors. Come enjoy the small town ambiance, stroll through our streets lined with 500 – 600 food, drink and craft vendors. Also enjoy lots of live entertainment throughout the town including bluegrass, country rock, and dulcimer music.
Watch for details on the official "Applebutter Festival" Page.
Ticket includes: Recipe Book, Holiday Bag to collect Treats from Participating Merchants.
There will be a limited number of tickets available for sale. Gokimmswick.com and Kimmswick Visitor Center are the only authentic sites for Kimmswick Cookie Walk Ticket purchases.
Kimmswick Events include: Apple Butter Festival, 5Kimmswick, Strawberry Festival, Witches’ Night Out, Daylily Sale, Deer Widows’ Weekend, Christmas Festival, Cookie Walk, Anheuser Thursdays, Shop 4 A Cure, Shop Til’ Tea