City of Oshkosh, WI Company Information
- United States
The City of Oshkosh, WI is an award-winning community in the heart of the Fox River Valley, about 90 miles north of Milwaukee and 50 miles south of Green Bay. Oshkosh is a progressive and participative community that offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Oshkosh is a great place to live as a result of an excellent school system, outstanding health care facilities, abundant entertainment opportunities, a low cost of living, a clean environment, and much more. The attributes of Oshkosh include its parks, galleries, nationally accredited museums, golf courses, entertainment venues, festivals, and activities that make Oshkosh a haven for anyone interested in combining city life with the benefits of a small town. Oshkosh and the surrounding area boast an abundance of sights and sounds for residents and visitors to discover and enjoy. The city is on the western shore of Lake Winnebago (217 square miles) and banked by the Fox River and Lake Butte des Morts (8,800 acres). Attractions include the brand new Menominee Nation Arena, which is home of the Wisconsin Herd D League basketball team. The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) hosts AirVenture every year. For one week each summer, EAA members and aviation enthusiasts totaling more than 500,000 from more than 60 countries attend EAA AirVenture at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where they rekindle friendships and celebrate the past, present and future in the world of flight. Oshkosh is a state leader in regard to hosting annual events. In fact, Oshkosh is known as Wisconsin's Event City. Some of the many events include several Professional Fishing Tournaments, Brews & Blues, Celebration of Lights, Country USA Concert, Faire on the Green, EAA Air Venture Oshkosh, Miss Wisconsin Pageant, Irishfest, U.S. Open Volleyball Tournament, Otter Street Fisheree, Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta, Lifest Christian Music Festival, Rock USA Fest, Country USA Fest, and Waterfest Summer Concert Series.