30 Things to Do in September

Things to do in September

Changing leaves. Pumpkin spice everything. Sweater weather. Firmly back into the school routine. So many things to do and lovable things about September!

We’ve rounded up some fun things to do this month in Northeast Wisconsin, from Oshkosh to Appleton to Green Bay (and beyond) for your family!

Things to Do in September for Kids & Families

  1. Don’t miss Kites Over Lake Michigan the first weekend in September! Neshtoah Beach fills with the most amazing kites for two fun days plus sky lanterns, fireworks, and activities for kids!
  2. Sign up for a new After School Program like scouts, martial arts, music lessons, or swim!
  3. Grab your selfie sticks and head out to hunt for some of the amazing murals in the area! We’ve got you covered with our Northeast Wisconsin Mural Guide.
  4. Step back in time by visiting one of these great History Museums
  5. Fall is great for slides!
  6. Celebrate the Packers by making a visit to Titletown District!
  7. Pick some apples and make a pie! Or cupcakes! Find an orchard in our Fall Guide!
  8. Cooler weather means more activity from the animals at the zoos! Find one on our list of Zoos in Northeast Wisconsin!
  9. Hit your favorite parks and discover some new ones with our Parks Guide as the weather cools off!
  10. Bay Beach closes for the season on September 29th, sneak in one last spin on the Ferris wheel. Here are 10 reasons we LOVE Bay Beach!
  11. Head out to a petting farm with your animal lovers! Find a farm on our Fall Guide!
  12. Enjoy the cooler days outside. Check out Terrell’s Island in Omro.
  13. Get lost in a maize maze! Find your adventure in our Wisconsin Corn Mazes Guide!
  14. Register for Essity Tough Kid Challenge and start mastering monkey bars.
  15. Visit a Petting Zoo or Farm before they’re closed for the year!
  16. Skip making dinner and find a Kids Eat FREE option here.
  17. Grab your pumpkins and fall decor! Find a pumpkin patch in our Fall Guide!
  18. Go Geocaching! Here are tips to get started and also different types to look for.
  19. Explore at one of the 13 Children’s Museums in Wisconsin!
  20. Find a babysitter and schedule a date night!
  21. Walk or bike at one of these trails.
  22. Ride the go-karts or mini-golf before they close for the season at Badger Sports Park.
  23. These parks have the nice rubber ground!
  24. Feed the ducks at Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.
  25. Get out of town! Take off on a day trip!
  26. Run off some energy during the rainy days at one of these indoor playgrounds.
  27. Spend some quiet time out Engaging With Nature. Season changes are perfect for having great conversations about the cycles of the world around us.
  28. Late September is the perfect time to head to Door County! Beautiful weather and the riotous changing leaves. We have ideas for Things to Do with Kids in Door County for you!
  29. Head to one of these Observation Towers and welcome the gorgeous arrival of fall!
  30. Make sure to check out our calendar for fun events throughout the month!

Special thanks to our sponsor FVL Schools!

Fox Valley Lutheran Schools


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