Fountain Park in downtown Sheboygan erupts with fun and natural beauty in the summer. The Farmers Market is featured from June through October each Wednesday, 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm. From fresh-grown produce and flowers to local cheese artisans and bread makers, Sheboygan’s Farmers Market offers the best that Wisconsin agriculturalists have to offer. Did we mention the flowers? Truly the best selection of fresh cut flowers in the county is at the Farmers Market. Stop by on Wednesdays before the Twilight Concert in the park.
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Shows are free and open to the public. So pack a picnic basket, wear your dancing shoes and come join us all summer longWednesday, June 18 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
The Sheboygan Pops Concert Band was founded in 1989 to promote band music in the Sheboygan area. A favorite of the Twilight Series, each summer the band also plays several concerts in surrounding communities and marches in local parades. The 50-member band is comprised of musicians from the Sheboygan area. Concerts generally include marches, Broadway, movie themes and semi-classical works. The Sheboygan Pops also perform on July 2, July 16, July 30, August 6 and August 20 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Big Cedar Bluegrass Band performs locally and at regional festivals. Its five talented musicians play banjo, acoustic guitar, mandolin, fiddle and upright bass. Enjoy the sounds of instrumental and vocal numbers with three- and four-part harmony. You may even hear some old time gospel. The upbeat bluegrass sound of Big Cedar will definitely have you clapping your hands and tapping your feet along to the energy of all band members working around one microphone. It’s just plain fun to watch.Wednesday, July 9 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Kick off the stars and stripes weekend in lederhosen with Dorf Kapelle. This spectacular ensemble has been performing the finest in authentic folk music of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Czech Republic for more than 25 years. The band’s use of highly-skilled musicians, using “imported” & “special” musical arrangements make an unparalleled and sought-after musical and entertainment presentation. You will not be able to remain seated during a Dorf Kapelle performance, so bring a dancing partner!
Sheboygan’s Annual Lobster Boil take over Fountain Park! Who doesn’t love an old-fashioned, small-town lobster boil in the park! Hundreds gather to partake of freshly boiled lobster dinner, table decorating contest, live music and dancing…always a perfect warm summer night under the stars. Don’t forget your dancing shoes ’cause live music lights up the park. Tickets sell out fast, so click here to order early! (Presented by the Sheboygan Early Bird Rotary. Tickets needed for lobster dinner only. Other concessions available on a cash basis. Did someone say burgers and brats?)Friday, July 23 6:30 pm to 830 pm
Clete Belin Orchestra under the direction of Joe Jerabek. Clete Bellin, pianist and vocalist, leads this outstanding Czech polka band. Enjoy polka and big band moderns in perfect Czech pronunciation from this proud Belgian-American speaker of the Walloon dialect. If you ever wanted to dive deep into some of the deep musical and cultural roots of Czech-style polka, here is your chance!Wednesday, August 13 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Kewaskum Big Band is a Fountain Park classic playing favorite big band and swing tunes from days gone by. Wear your dancing shoes and relive a little bit of the Big Band Era.Wednesday, August 27 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Since it was founded in 1988, the original members of the John Roehl Orchestra have been playing side-by-side bringing you the best polka, waltz and big band tunes until the passing of John in August of last year. A returning favorite of the Twilight Concert Series, the tradition continues and the John Roehl Orchestra returns under the direction of Carl Laack.