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Inaugural Racine HarborMarket a foodie paradise and more

The inaugural Racine HarborMarket on Thursday evening was truly a foodie paradise! Folks from all over crammed into Downtown Racine’s Monument Square to shop for fresh baked goods, produce, artisan cheeses, honey, hand-made soaps, flowers, plants and more. The first-ever Racine HarborMarket ran from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Monument Square. – There were […]

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Downtown Racine earns Main Street America™ 2022 accreditation

RACINE – Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) has again been designated as an Accredited Main Street America™ program by the Main Street America organization. Racine joins 863 communities throughout the U.S. meeting performance standards for preservation-based economic development and community revitalization. DRC’s performance is evaluated annually by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) Wisconsin Main Street […]

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Free live music returns to Monument Square on Fridays and Saturdays

The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) will host Music on the Monument and Saturday Sounds on the Square this summer. The event is back on Monument Square and offers free live music, from a variety of genres, every Friday and Saturday all summer long. From 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. from June 17 to August 27 […]

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2022 Racine County Farmers Market Guide

Wisconsin is home to some of the best farmers markets. It’s officially that time of the year when you can trade shopping at a grocery store for strolling the streets. It’s time to shop the season’s freshest produce, support a local artist, buy a loaf of freshly baked bread, and enjoy the variety of sellers […]

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You’re invited to rock along with Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project

RACINE – Rocking chairs – 26 of them, to be exact – are Downtown Racine’s Public Art Project for 2022. The sturdy, wooden, Amish-built chairs, each decorated by local artists, can be found outside businesses throughout the Downtown area. This marks the 21st consecutive year for the public art project presented by the Downtown Racine […]

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Bend & Brew Free Outdoor Yoga Continues for the 5th Year

For the 5th year, the Downtown Racine Corporation will offer free outdoor yoga with a drink. Bend & Brew will occur outside of Reefpoint Marina’s grassy park area at the very end of Christopher Columbus Causeway. Yoga Roots Racine hosts this event on Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m. to […]

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2nd Annual Seltzer Beer Stroll is June 18

DOWNTOWN RACINE – The second annual Seltzer Beer Stroll is coming to Downtown Racine on June 18 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. Hosted by the Downtown Racine Corporation, the Seltzer Beer Stroll has been created to allow patrons to “stroll the sidewalks of beautiful Downtown Racine and sample all the newest seltzer beer flavors […]

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Downtown Candy Hop

Downtown Candy Hop The Downtown Racine Corporation will be hosting a Downtown Candy Hop. The event will take place on April 23 from noon until 2 p.m. at various businesses in the Downtown Racine area. This will be the 2nd Annual Downtown Candy Hop. Free candy giveaways will take place at 30+ businesses. You can […]

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Racine HarborMarket Comes to Monument Square This Summer

RACINE – Racine HarborMarket – a new outdoor market – is coming to Monument Square starting June 30. Racine HarborMarket is a collaboration between Kenosha’s Original HarborMarket and the Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC). The Kenosha organization has managed the Kenosha HarborMarket for the past 30 years. Market managers promise “the freshest regional produce” including fruits, […]

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Gas Prices Soar: 5 Things To Do in Racine County Without Using Gas

Let’s face it, gas prices are higher than we wish they were. $3.94 is the average price of regular gas, in Wisconsin, currently, according to AAA Gas Prices. To be conservative with your mileage, look for alternative ways to have fun. There are numerous things to do in Racine County that don’t require you to […]

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St. Pat’s Day 5K/2K/.08K

The St. Patrick’s Day events in Downtown Racine will kick off with a St. Pat’s Day 5K/2K.08K race. will be hosting this event in conjunction with Little Port Brewing Company and the Downtown Racine Corporation. So grab your green attire, running shoes, and make sure you have a beer in hand. Which Race is […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade Hosted by Downtown Racine Corporation

The Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) had to put a pause on their annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade for the past two years, however, this year, the parade is back on for its 14th year. It will be held on Saturday, March 19, and will start at noon in Downtown Racine. The St. Patrick’s Day parade […]

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Former Public Art Project Pieces Sought by Downtown Racine Corporation

RACINE – The Downtown Racine Corporation is seeking public art project pieces from years past to be donated back to the project. Previous participants, donors or other collectors who may have retained a piece of art from the previous 20 years are being asked to consider donating their artwork back to the DRC. Downtown Racine […]

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Downtown Racine Hosts 2nd Annual St. Paddy Pub Crawl

The Downtown Racine Corporation is hosting their 2nd Annual St. Paddy Pub Crawl. Embrace Irish traditions and enjoy Downtown Racine’s vibrant community from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. This pub crawl will include green beer and of course, corned beef and cabbage. You can enjoy Irish specials at The Ivanhoe, Amos […]

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Recap: Racine’s State of the Downtown And Achievement Awards

DOWNTOWN RACINE – The Annual State of the Downtown and Achievement Award Presentation for the Downtown Racine Corporation saw a crowd of over 125 people on Wednesday, Jan. 26. The Red Onion hosted the event which brought in a standing-room-only crowd. The event recaps the accomplishments of the previous year and announces some of what’s […]

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