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Thrills and the Fair

This weekend brings some of the best summer has to offer! Start with exciting BMX bike and skateboard competitions, take in one of the state’s favorite county fairs and sample one or more ethnic festivals. It’s all happening in Real Racine. Thrills at the beach. It’s time again for BMX bike and skateboard action at […]

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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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Sunday Triathlon Traffic Delays Expected

Motorists should prepare for temporary traffic delays this Sunday (July 19) because of the Ironman 70.3 Racine triathlon. The event will bring more than 2,300 triathletes from around the world to compete in swimming, bicycling and running. Racine’s North Beach serves as the transition point among the activities. The first wave of competitors starts a […]

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Slide the City event canceled

Citing weaker than expected advance registration numbers, organizers of Slide the City on Monday officially canceled the Racine event that had been scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 8 at North Beach Park. Scott Ward, event director at Slide the City LLC told Real Racine’s Kari Dawson that because of the poor advance showing, the company would […]

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Slide the City – on the bubble

Organizers of the Slide the City event, Salt Lake City-based Slide the City LLC, informed staff at Real Racine today (June 30) that they may cancel the Saturday, Aug. 8 event planned for Hoffert Drive at Racine’s North Beach Park. Organizers reported that only 374 people have registered for the Racine event. They had expected […]

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A great day at North Beach

North Beach was the place to be for beach volleyball action Saturday. The EVP Beach Sports Festival presented by Real Racine had 28 pro teams. Don’t miss the women’s finals at 10 a.m. SUNDAY followed by the men’s finals. Despite a cool, gusty breeze off the lake at times, a good crowd stuck around to […]

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Hit the Beach – for fun!

Get ready! One of the BIGGEST weekends of the summer is upon us. You can hit the beach, take a run and catch an entire weekend of great music. And, that’s the just the beginning. Real Racine has you covered. Starts Friday. In the summer, it’s more than First Friday in Downtown Racine. Third Friday […]

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Festival season is here

Summer celebration time is here. This weekend includes ethnic heritage celebrations, outdoor entertainment and fundraisers. You’ll always find lots of things to do in Racine County. Come along with Real Racine. Start early. B-Town Sounds free concert series kicks off its 2015 season at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Echo Park, 589 Milwaukee Ave., Burlington. Bring […]

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Slide the City Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the highly anticipated Slide the City event coming to Racine’s North Beach Park on Saturday, Aug. 8. Slide the City is a one-of-a-kind experience where participants will ride inflatable tubes down a 1,000-foot slip-and-slide. The event will be held along Hoffert Drive from Michigan Boulevard to  North Beach Park. Organizers […]

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Enjoy a ‘Day at the Beach’

Are you and your friends ready for a little fun in the sun? Real Racine has just the thing for you. Join the Real Racine team and EVP Volleyball for the EVP Tour “Day at the Beach” Challenge on Friday, June 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Racine’s fabulous North Beach. This fun afternoon […]

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Slide Registration Opens June 10

Online registration for Slide the City, a 1,000-foot-long “slip-and-slide”, is scheduled to open Wednesday, June 10. The attraction will be set up near North Beach on Saturday, Aug. 8. Slide the City will use Hoffert Drive from Michigan Boulevard to North Beach Park. Participants will pay to ride their inner tubes down the hill in a […]

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Enjoy an Arts Weekend

The Racine-Kenosha area is blessed with a vibrant arts community. You can get up-close-and-personal with artists and their art this weekend. You’ll also find a symphony performance, fund-raisers and more – all in Racine County. A weekend of art. Two days, more than 90 artists in 48 studios. The 2015 get bEHIND the aRTS Studio […]

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For your tree…

The 2014 Kiwanis ornament features a colorful design of Racine’s fabulous North Beach. Named one of “51 Great American Beaches” by USA Today, North Beach sees an estimated 200,000 visitors annually. Pick up your ornament (and one for friends or family members) for just $10 at the Real Racine Visitor Center, 14015 Washington Ave. (Highway […]