5 Awesome Things to do in Downtown Oshkosh in October

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There’s no better place in Oshkosh to live than right in the middle of all the fun! Downtown Oshkosh always has tons of events going on and many awesome local businesses to visit. Here are 5 of many fun-filled things to do in October downtown.

 1. Friday Fright Night
Head to the Time Community Theater on Friday October 14th and be prepared to be scared! The theater will be showing the 1984 classic film, Ghostbusters, at 7pm. The movies are $3—sometimes they are even sponsored, so they are free to the public! The Time Community Theater is a non-profit organization, and all proceeds go toward promoting the arts and revitalization of Downtown Oshkosh.

Click here to view the entire Time Community Theater schedule.

 2. Oshkosh Saturday Farmer’s Market
There is no better season for a Farmer’s market. The weather is beautiful and all of the fruits and vegetables are in season. Grab your pumpkin spice latte from New Moon Café and take a stroll down Main Street and enjoy the fall weather. Just a warning, you WILL leave with tons of yummy fresh fruits and veggies and handmade crafts made by local Oshkosh community members.
Downtown Oshkosh Farmer's Market

3. Enjoy some Oktoberfest Brews at Ruby Owl Tap Room
Ruby Owl Tap Room has over 30 craft beers on tap. See what’s on tap now here. Ruby Owl’s Oktoberfest and fall beer selection is like no other! Some fall brews include: Schell’s Octoberfest, Seattle Cider Pumpkin Spice and Central Waters Headless Heron. The tap room always has fun theme nights such as Tiki Tuesday and Craft Beer & Doughnuts– so don’t miss out!

 4. Fire Escape’s Hope Fundraiser Night
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month! Join Fire Escape for their special board art class with a HOPE design to raise money for breast cancer research. Fire Escape is donating 40% of the profits from each board to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation! Click here to sign up and craft for a cause Wednesday, October 19th.

5. Downtown Trick-or-Treat
If you have a sweet tooth and love Halloween, throw on your costume and head Downtown Wednesday, October 26th. Walk down Main Street and stop in each downtown local business for yummy candy and treats. Check out which businesses will be participating here. The American Black Belt Academy will also be having a Haunted Hallway from 4-6pm.

Want to live in the middle of all the fun? View our downtown apartments!

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