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Ultimate Guide: Menominee Park, Oshkosh

Menominee Park is one of our family's favorite destinations. Located on the east side of Oshkosh it borders Lake Winnebago. The best part of this park is you can get away without spending any money, but for under $10 you can feed a couple animals and ride the train...
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Meet me at the Farmers Markets!

Farmers Markets are here! With options every day, you'll be able to find one that fits your schedule. We noted the start date if we could find it. Please let us know if you see anything that needs updating or missing at govalleykids@gmail.com. Thanks!   Sunday Darboy, Festival Foods: 7 am - 1...

Ride the Trolley

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to do with the 2018 Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List!     The Downtown Appleton trolley starts Thursday, June 1, 2018. It makes a complete loop of downtown Appleton and the riverfront every 30 minutes. We parked by the...

Outdoor Summer Music

Enjoy Northeast Wisconsin with family and friends this summer! Find more things to do on the 2018 Go Valley Kids Summer Bucket List. Get out and enjoy these wonderful summer music options with your family! Not only are they FREE but they are casual. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets....
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Outdoor Splash Pads

Splash pads, sometimes called a spray pool, are great for all ages. With little or no standing water there is no need for a lifeguard, with little risk of drowning. Most splash pads are open Memorial Day to Labor Day. Please see individual sites for more information. Wanick Choute Park...
Free Summer Lunches

Free Summer Meals at Northeast Wisconsin Schools

Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation. For that reason, area schools will offer free summer meals to children 18 years and under. The Summer Food Service Program ensures that low-income children receive meals when school is out for the summer. These free summer meals can be found across Northeast Wisconsin at...
Summer Outdoor Movies in the Park

Outdoor Movies

Another thing on our Summer Bucket List is to catch an outdoor movie under the stars! We have lots of great, FREE options around the Fox Valley. Don't forget your blankets, popcorn and bug spray. Movies begin at dusk. Appleton Appleton Memorial Park Amphitheater Children’s games begin at 7 pm and the...

12 Beaches in Northeast Wisconsin

These beaches are about 1 hour away (or so) depending on where you live in the Fox Valley. They are in no particular order. Be sure to check beach conditions before you leave to ensure they are open. If anyone has any pictures of the beaches they would like to...
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Water Ski Shows in Northeast Wisconsin

Looking for things to do this summer? Have you checked out one of our local water ski shows? These FREE shows are fun for all ages. Where is your favorite? Have any tips? Let us know in the comments below! photo above: Webfooters, Fremont Sundays 314 Wolf River Dr, Fremont, Wisconsin June -...
Summer Festivals Northeast Wisconsin

Guide to 2018 Summer Festivals in Northeast Wisconsin

With so many small communities that make up the Fox Valley, we have the opportunity to take advantage of all the great festivals and celebrations spanning across our area. It seems like each year, the festivals get bigger and better. Get ready because the 4-month long kick-off starts this weekend. Go Valley Kids...

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