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Racine Interfaith Coalition Plans July 26 Racial Justice Vigil

RACINE – Local faith leaders and other community leaders will gather on Monument Square next Monday (July 26) to declare their support for a faithful reckoning with the reality of our country’s racist past and the ways in which systemic racism continues to harm and disadvantage Black and indigenous people of color. The vigil, organized […]

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Racine’s Monument Square To Become “Deer District Racine” In Support Of The Milwaukee Bucks During the NBA Finals

City of Racine – Today, Mayor Cory Mason announced that Racine’s Monument Square will become “Deer District Racine” for the remainder of the NBA Finals. With support from the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS), Downtown Racine Corporation, Pub on Wisconsin, and Littleport Brewing Company, Monument Square will be set up for […]

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Downtown Racine ‘Excited and Hopeful’ for Spring/Summer Events

Like spring flowers, Racine County is reblooming after a very long winter exacerbated by the COVID-19 global pandemic of the past year. Therefore, many are looking forward to spring and summer events in Racine. Two organizations – the Downtown Racine Corp. and Real Racine (Racine County’s destination marketing organization) – recently announced spring/summer events. Also, […]

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New Amenities Placed in Downtown Racine

Downtown Racine Corporation (DRC) has placed ten brand new round metal picnic tables, some with umbrellas, to welcome back diners and shoppers. This new amenity to Monument Square is a result of Downtown Racine Corporation’s efforts to safely welcome residents and tourists back to downtown and help local business owners navigate the challenges of a […]

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Racine to host community meetings around downtown plaza, parking and pedestrians

RACINE, WI – With a number of developments on the horizon and an uptick in businesses in downtown Racine, the area over the next few years will be booming. So city officials want to address issues around traffic, parking and the design of Monument Square now before they become a major issue. But they also […]

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After another successful year, Monument Square Ice Rink closes for season

PRESS RELEASE: The Downtown Racine Corporation’s Monument Square Ice Rink, which had its official grand opening on January 16th is now officially closed for the season. Despite multiple bouts of bad weather that caused closing, the rink had over 600 ice skaters which included 317 people that utilized the free ice skate rentals over the […]

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There’s Christmas in the air

Christmas is in the air all over Racine County this weekend. Have some family fun with Santa, shopping, parades and music. Real Racine has these great ideas for you. Fun in the Grove. The Village of Union Grove welcomes everyone to Christmas Comes to Union Grove this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Santa arrives at Village […]

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Putting you in a holiday mood this weekend

We’re going to get you in a holiday mood this weekend with a big parade. You’ll also want to catch some live theater, comedy and fundraisers. Real Racine has you covered. Get festive. The winter holiday season kicks off with the annual Downtown Racine Holiday Parade starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday from State and Main […]

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Fun holiday weekend ahead

Let’s ring out summer with a blast! This three-day holiday weekend includes a Downtown party, a river celebration, an ethnic festival and bacon. Real Racine is here to help you rock your Labor Day weekend. Starting early. Kick off your holiday weekend with First Friday in Downtown Racine from 4 to 9 p.m. Take a […]

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Spooks and Weekend Fun

Meet some Racine ghosts, make your own season fun or enjoy a show with the kids in Racine County this weekend. Come along with Real Racine. Spooks and legends. Does Downtown Racine have ghosts? Join the Walking Ghost Tour of Downtown Racine and find out for yourself. This guided tour, a benefit for the Volunteer […]

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Labor Day Weekend Fun Ahead

Labor Day Weekend may be the traditional end of summer, but it’s certainly not the end of family fun in Racine County. An all-day music event, special zoo activities, a Downtown party and a lighthouse view are all on the way. Real Racine has you covered. Country music and more. A big Labor Day Party […]

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Welcoming Ironman 70.3 Racine

This weekend brings one of Southeastern Wisconsin’s biggest annual sports events — the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. You can also sail away with hot air balloons, take in live theater, rock out or follow a drumbeat. There is a lot to do in Real Racine. Cheering ’em on. You’re invited to cheer on more than […]

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