9 Reasons to Visit Green Bay This Fall

Head to the bay for a season full of exciting events.

1. Green Bay Farmers Market

SATURDAYS, 7 A.M.-12 P.M. THROUGH OCT. 29, DOWNTOWN GREEN BAY, WASHINGTON STREET

Over 75 vendors set up shop on Washington Street every Saturday to sell fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, cheese, crafts and more. Consider freshly picked apples from Apple Lane Orchard or maybe a delicious apple pie from Yoder’s Fried Pies. And from 9-11:30 a.m., you can catch live music.

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2. Brews, Bistros & Bonfires Featuring Big Love – A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

SEPT. 9, GREEN BAY BOTANICAL GARDEN, 2600 LARSEN RD.

Enjoy live outdoor music and beverages in the Botanical Garden’s scenic Schneider Family Grand Garden. Big Love will be taking audiences through Fleetwood Mac’s long and storied career. 

3. Fall Art Block Party on Cedar

SEPT. 8, THE ART GARAGE, 1400 CEDAR ST.

Green Bay’s Olde Main Street Arts District comes alive for this event every year, with local artists selling their wares, along with live music, food vendors, and interactive art displays and exhibits.

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4. Ashwaubenon Food Truck Rally

SEPT. 15, 2881 S. BROADWAY

Sample some of Green Bay’s best mobile eats at this food truck rally, which is hosting its last event of the season in September. The lineup includes favorites like Rusty’s BBQ, The Dough Shop and Gourmet Corn. 

5. The Manitowoc Munsters

OCT. 6-8, MEYER THEATRE, 117 S. WASHINGTON ST.

This musical comedy imagines what might happen if ’60s-era television favorites “The Munsters” were from Manitowoc. The wacky show ran at the historic Meyer Theatre last year and returns by popular demand.

6. Craig Morgan

OCT. 19, MEYER THEATRE, 117 S. WASHINGTON ST.

Country singer Craig Morgan is bringing his “God, Family, Country” tour to Green Bay this October. He’ll be performing hits from his catalog, like “Almost Home,” “Wake Up Loving You” and “Redneck Yacht Club.”

7. Green Bay Vintage Market

OCT. 9 AND NOV. 26, THE BARREL HAUS AT BADGER STATE BREWING, 990 TONY CANADEO RUN

This pop-up market comes to Badger State Brewing twice this fall, with over 100 vendors selling handmade goods, art, jewelry and more. Plus, food trucks will be on site and Badger State will be serving up brews from its taproom.

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8. Craftoberfest

OCT. 8, RESCH EXPO, 840 ARMED FORCES DR.

For a $45 general admission ticket, you get unlimited sampling access to this huge celebration of artisan beverages. There will be over 200 craft beers, ciders, wines and spirits to try. Last year’s event sold out quickly, so head to reschcomplex.com to grab tickets early.

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9. Nate Bargatze

OCT. 21, RESCH CENTER, 840 ARMED FORCES DR.

Grammy-nominated comedian Nate Bargatze is a rising star on the stand-up scene, with multiple Netflix specials and regular appearances on late night TV. Catch his latest tour at the Resch Center. His routine is clean and family friendly.


 

This story is part of Milwaukee Magazine‘s September issue.

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