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The WDBA is responsible for many of the great events held in our downtown area. Our signature events include Friday Night Live, The Farmers’ Market, and Silver Bells.

Friday Night Live (FNL)

Friday Night Live outdoor music event takes place every summer Friday night in downtown Waukesha. Thousands of people come to our beautiful downtown to enjoy the weather, dining, shopping, and wide variety of live music as we close down the streets for our weekly summer music festival. If you like block parties, you won’t want to miss this one!

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Farmers’ Market

For over 20 years the Waukesha Farmers’ Market has been a thriving asset to our community and is one of the largest Farmers’ Markets in the state. It features Wisconsin grown products and businesses and has become a Saturday morning ritual for thousands of people every May-October. The market is held in Historic Downtown Waukesha along the west side of the Fox River in the Waukesha State Bank employee parking lot. Thank you Waukesha State Bank for your partnership!

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Waukesha GuitarTown

Waukesha is an official Gibson GuitarTown and is the birthplace of guitar legend Les Paul! Click here to learn more.

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Silver Bells

Join us in the beautiful historic downtown Waukesha area for this year’s Silver Bells holiday celebration. Each year we transform our city into a winter wonderland of fun and holiday magic. We have activities and entertainment for all ages. We look forward to seeing you for a Christmastime Celebration to remember.

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