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OWW New Arrivals Event, Old World WisconsinOctober 7, 2017

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The five fermentation vats (one for each day of brewing during the summer season) and kegs shown as equipment is moved into the new Brewhouse at Old World Wisconsin in preparation for the June 2022 grand opening events. Taken 2.24.22 by Dan Freas

Brewing Experience Grand Opening

June 18

Tap the first keg with us and say cheers as Old World Wisconsin welcomes guests into its new Brewhouse for the first time! Grab a beer and a brat, and listen to live German music as we celebrate Wisconsin’s brewing heritage at the new Brewing Experience presented by the Cleary-Kumm Family. Get a free koozie while supplies last!

Special Experiences

available on specific days as part of general admission

For Liberty and Union

June 4 – 5

Many immigrants chose to fight during the Civil War. At this event learn the stories of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, otherwise known as the Scandinavian Regiment.

Event image For Liberty and Union
Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic at Camp Randall, members of the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (the mostly Scandinavian unit commanded by Colonel Hans Heg). Those in the photograph: Front row, left to right, are Anon Kjelsvik (Blanchardville, Wisconsin), Lieutenant Nils Gilbert (Eleva, Wisconsin), S.A. Anderson (Dawson, Minnesota), Otto Steen, Captain Joseph Mathisen (Evansville, Minnesota, regiment's only Danish officer), Captain Rosing (Decorah, Iowa), A.A. Tofte, Lewis Rolfson, and the Honorable Oley Nelson (President of the Scandinavian Veterans Association).

Independence Day Weekend

July 2 – 3

Prepare for U.S. Independence Day with a weekend of patriotic activities at Old World Wisconsin. Celebrate the Fourth of July with patriotic decorations, live music, great food, and more!

A blonde white mother plays checkers with her young blonde son sitting across from her at a table

Meet the Wheelmen

August 27

Explore the early history of cycling by watching demonstrations of historic cycling skills, enjoying a Wheelmen parade and testing your own peddling prowess!

Meet the Wheelmen event featuring two men riding historic bicycles

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