Downtown Racine is an artsy, hip, historic lakefront town. Our nationally recognized art museum, hands-on-art studios, theaters and galleries featuring incredible regional talent are here for you to discover. We have an unbelievable selection of locally owned restaurants (Asian, Pakistani, Spanish, Italian, Mexican, Greek, Thai, Cajun), the largest beach on this side of Lake Michigan, Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and AMAZING shopping- you can easily fill a day exploring!

For more ideas exploring the arts visit:




239 Wisconsin Ave. | 262-833-0095
Saturday 10am-4pm, varied hours weekdays

A gallery of one-of-a-kind blown glass art made on site. Stop and watch local artists create & engage. Popular glass blowing and glass fusing classes offered by reservation.




441 Main St. | 262-638-8300
Wednesday-Saturday Noon – 4pm

Home to the largest and most significant contemporary craft collection in North America. Experience this impressive collection of work in ceramics, fibers, glass, metals, polymer, and wood.




Immerse yourself in this year’s public art project: a whimsical display of butterflies, each telling a unique story through its design and placement. You’ll also discover a living gallery around every corner. From past years’ projects, such as rocking chairs, 4-foot ‘Love’ signs, and charming bistro tables perfect for a reflective pause.




Enjoy your exploration of Downtown Racine’s beautifully preserved architecture and marvel as you learn about the amazing businesses that have occupied these historic buildings through the years.





318 6th St. | 262-632-6802

A local community theatre troupe with a huge following! This black box theatre features original productions, including ‘Snowdance’ the 10 minute comedy festival with shorts submitted from all over the world.




Multiple Locations

Downtown has a plethora of live music options. During summer, head to Monument Square, Reefpoint Brew House, Chartroom, George’s Encore, or Smoke’d on the Water for live music all weekend.