Latest News around East Troy: Community events

November, 2018

A guide to holiday giving in East Troy

The Holiday Help of East Troy program will continue this year featuring a collaborative approach to assisting local families in need.      “It is through the generous support of local businesses, churches, organizations and community members that this program is able to continue,” said East Troy Family and Community Resource Center coordinator Marolyn ... Read more

Ride the Rails this Christmas

      The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Christmas Train merrily rides the rails on weekends, beginning Nov. 24 through Dec. 16.                    These fun, family-friendly rides take passengers from the East Troy Depot at 2002 Church St. to Santa’s ... Read more

October, 2018

East Troy Halloween Guide

Check out these events and things to do in East Troy this week.Trick or TreatTrick or Treat for the Village of East Troy, Town of East Troy and Town of Troy will be Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Parents are reminded to closely supervise their children's ... Read more

Holiday Help of East Troy returns for year 5

The Holiday Help of East Troy program will continue this year featuring a collaborative approach to assisting local families in need."It is through the generous support of local businesses, churches, organizations and community members that this program is able to continue," said East Troy Family and Community Resource Center coordinator ... Read more

August, 2018

Your Guide to the 25th annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival

25 years of Bluegrass in East TroyClick here for the 2018 East Troy Bluegrass Festival Official Program!The East Troy Bluegrass Festival is celebrating its 25th year with a weekend lineup that once again includes two of the industry’s biggest names.        The Day 1 lineup will ... Read more

June, 2018

Your Guide to the East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration

Ring in the nation's birthday this week with the East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration. The Lions are bringing back the Independence Day staple to the East Troy community for the 81st year. The festival will run Thursday, June 28 through Sunday, July 1 at the East Troy Amusement ... Read more

Spend Thursday Nights on the Square

The East Troy Community Band presents free concerts at East Troy Village Square Park on Thursday nights in the summer, June 14 through July 26.      2018 performances by the East Troy Community Band are set for June 14, June 28 (patriotic concert), July 12 and July 26. ... Read more

May, 2018

East Troy's Memorial Day Weekend Guide

Help us kick off the summer with rummage finds, food, fun and drink!The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce's four-day 42nd Annual Corn & Brat Roast is here! - Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-28.LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ALL FOUR DAYS!The event, featuring roasted sweet corn, brats, hot dogs, burgers, soda and ... Read more

Volunteers wanted! Spend Memorial Day weekend on the Square

Help us kick off the summer with rummage finds, food, fun and drink!The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce's four-day 42nd Annual Corn & Brat Roast is just around the corner - Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-28.We are currently looking for volunteers to sign up for three-hour shifts between 3 ... Read more

East Troy Farmers Market: Meet the Vendors

The East Troy Farmers Market will launch its 10th season on Friday, May 25 at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St.       The market will continue on Fridays through Oct. 5. Hours of operation are 2 to 6 p.m.      The market will feature ... Read more

East Troy’s Corn & Brat Roast, Community-wide Rummage, Brewfest is Memorial Day Weekend

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s 41st annual Corn & Brat Roast will return on Memorial Day weekend, May 25-28, at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St.The event, featuring roasted sweet corn, brats, hot dogs, burgers, soda and beer, as well as live entertainment, will ... Read more

April, 2018

East Troy named quarterfinalist for ‘America’s Main Streets' contest

Support Main Street East Troy by voting todayEast Troy is the among the quarterfinalists in the national small business movement, Independent We Stand’s 2018 “America’s Main Streets” contest.“As the lifeblood of our cities and towns, Main Streets play an important role in the long-term success of communities and ... Read more

East Troy's First Fridays event series returns

Entertainment enthusiasts, mark your calendars for an assortment of special events to take place at East Troy Village Square Park with the return of East Troy’s First Fridays series, May-November.“First Fridays are a way to celebrate everything our town has to offer and reconnect locals with the businesses ... Read more

March, 2018

ST. PATRICK'S DAY: 6 spots to celebrate in East Troy

Check out these events and things to do in East Troy for St. Patrick's Day.1. 2894 on MainHead to the East Troy Village Square for dinner and drinks at 2894 on Main. Kitchen hours are now extended 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with wine, beers ... Read more

Calling all Brewers: East Troy's 3rd annual Brewfest

We are currently seeking brewers to participate in East Troy’s third annual Brewfest, which will be held on Sunday, May 27 from 3 to 6 p.m. at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St.The event will feature unlimited samples of over 35 craft beers and micro brews ... Read more

February, 2018

Vendors wanted for Farmers Market Season 10

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is currently looking for vendors to participate in the East Troy Farmers Market's exciting 10th season. The market will return on Fridays, May 25 through Oct. 5, at East Troy Village Square Park. Hours of operation are 2 to 6 p.m. with ... Read more

December, 2017

Save the Dates: 2018

Check out the East Troy Area Chamber of commerce's 2018 event line up.  Read more

Support East Troy's First Fridays event series

East Troy’s First Fridays event series recently concluded its second annual season, featuring a showcase event at East Troy Village Square Park with surrounding local businesses collaborating to bring an afternoon and evening of fun on the first Friday of the month, May-November.First Fridays will return in 2018 featuring favorites like Food Truck Fest, ... Read more

East Troy Holiday Decorating Contest Winners Announced

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the winners of its second annual holiday decorating contest for the 2017 season.This is the second year East Troy residents and businesses vied for the most eye-catching displays by decorating their storefronts and homes. The business contest ... Read more

November, 2017

East Troy Chamber hosts decorating contest

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual holiday decorating contest for local businesses and residents. The business contest is open to all local businesses with a storefront and is not limited to Chamber members. The resident contest is open to all homes in ... Read more

Ride the rails with East Troy Electric Railroad's Christmas Train

The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Christmas Train merrily rides the rails the weekends of Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, 9-10 and 16-17. Guests will board heated railroad cars, for the 10-mile roundtrip, half hour jaunt from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., to Santa’s Workshop, located at The ... Read more

Vendors wanted for Holiday Marketplace

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking vendors for the Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the warmth of Ivan's Backstage, 2093 Division St. Entertainment will be provided by Cork N Classics.Santa Claus will come to town via the ... Read more

September, 2017

Elegant Farmer's Autumn Harvest Fest returns through Oct. 22

The Elegant Farmer offers a family-friendly, old-fashioned farm harvest experience at its annual Autumn Harvest Festival weekends Sept. 9 through Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Twelve varieties of apples can be picked right from the tree on the farm’s orchard and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes ... Read more

June, 2017

East Troy Cycling Classic 2017

Thanks for another great year! Read more

May, 2017

East Troy Farmers Market: Meet the Vendors

The East Troy Farmers Market will continue its exciting ninth season from 2 to 6 p.m. on Fridays at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St. Get to know our full season vendors, who will be joined by additional daily vendors every Friday! For more information about the ... Read more

Volunteers wanted for East Troy Corn & Brat Roast

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce's four-day 41st Annual Corn & Brat Roast is just around the corner - Memorial Day Weekend, May 26-29.We are currently looking for volunteers to sign up for three-hour shifts between 3 and 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. and 7 ... Read more

2017 East Troy Farmers Market

The East Troy Farmers Market will launch its exciting ninth season on Friday, May 19 at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St. The market will continue on Fridays through Oct. 6. Hours of operation are 2 to 6 p.m. The market will feature vendors selling homegrown ... Read more

April, 2017

East Troy 26th annual Community-wide Rummage Sale Listings

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host East Troy's 26th annual Community-Wide Rummage Sale on Friday, May 26, Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. EAST TROY RUMMAGE SALE LISTINGSAntique Appraisal EventEric Grossmeyer of AntiqueWisconsin.com will be on the village square on ... Read more

February, 2017

Vendors wanted for East Troy Farmers Market Season 9

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is currently looking for vendors to participate in the East Troy Farmers Market's exciting ninth seasonThe market will return on Fridays, May 19 through Oct. 6, at East Troy Village Square Park. Hours of operation are 2 to 6 p.m. with set up at 1 ... Read more

December, 2016

East Troy Holiday Decorating Contest Winners Announced

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to announce the winners of its first holiday decorating contest for the 2016 season. This is the first year East Troy residents and businesses vied for the most eye-catching displays by decorating their storefronts and homes. The business contest was open to all local businesses with ... Read more

Vote for your Favorite: East Troy Holiday Decorating Contest

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second annual holiday decorating contest for local businesses and residents and we need your help to pick the winners.Take a drive around East Troy or browse through our entries online, then vote for your favorite home or business ... Read more

November, 2016

Holiday Help- Your Gift Giving Guide

The Holiday Help of East Troy program will continue this year, featuring the collaboration of various community organizations.East Troy Family and Community Resource Center coordinator Marolyn Komperud, who has taken the reins of the 3-year-old initiative, said a new organizational structure started in 2014 makes it easier than ... Read more

Vendors wanted for Holiday Marketplace

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking vendors for the Holiday Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the warmth of Ivan's Backstage, 2093 Division St. Entertainment will be provided by Cork N Cleavage.Santa Claus will come to town via the East ... Read more

East Troy Chamber hosts Holiday Decorating Contest

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its first holiday decorating contest for local businesses and residents. The business contest is open to all local businesses with a storefront and is not limited to Chamber members. The resident contest is open to all homes in the East ... Read more

October, 2016

Holiday Help returns for year 3

The Holiday Help of East Troy program will continue this year, featuring the collaboration of various community organizations.East Troy Family and Community Resource Center coordinator Marolyn Komperud, who has taken the reins of the 3-year-old initiative, said a new organizational structure started in 2014 makes it easier than ever to help families ... Read more

Decorate an East Troy Art Walk Postcard

If you would like to leave your mark in East Troy, here's your chance.The East Troy Art Walk Committee is inviting artists of all levels to decorate postcards which will be on display during the event. Return your postcard with raffle ticket (for a chance to win a piece ... Read more

2017 Official East Troy Map & Brochure

Click here for the official East Troy Map & Brochure Read more

September, 2016

Fall to Do: Take a Vintage Trolley Ride

Catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor this fall aboard the East Troy Electric Railroad, Wisconsin’s last original electric railroad line. The railroad runs from the East Troy Depot to Mukwonago and an additional stop at Indianhead Park in Mukwonago with regular weekend service through Nov. 6. On Saturdays ... Read more

August, 2016

2016 East Troy Bluegrass Festival Program

GET THE LOWDOWNClick here to check out our official 2016 East Troy Bluegrass Festival program.Please support our amazing 2016 event sponsors! Read more

East Troy Bluegrass Festival celebrates 23 years with big names

The East Troy Bluegrass Festival is celebrating its 23rd year with a weekend lineup that includes two of the industry’s biggest name Flatt Lonesome, which recently garnered five major award nominations from the International Bluegrass Music Association, will headline the Saturday schedule. The band was named IBMA’s Emerging ... Read more

Volunteer at the East Troy Bluegrass Festival

Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the 23rd annual event on Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11 at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St. This is a fun experience and a chance to get a front row seat for national headliners like ... Read more

June, 2016

East Troy Fourth of July Guide: Parade, fireworks, ETBT and more!

Locals will ring in the nation's birthday this week with the East Troy Lions Club Fourth of July Celebration. The Lions are bringing back the Independence Day staple to the East Troy community for the 79th year.The event will start on Thursday, June 30 and run through Sunday, July 3 at ... Read more

Spend Thursday Nights on the Square

The East Troy Community Band will continue its free Thursday Nights on the Square summer concert series in June and July. 2016 performances by the East Troy Community Band are set for June 16, June 30 (patriotic concert), July 14 and July 30. Guest groups will perform on ... Read more

May, 2016

Love Monkeys to play at East Troy Cycling Classic

The largest competitive cycling event in the United States, the Tour of America’s Dairyland, will make its fifth stop in East Troy on Friday, June 17. The East Troy Cycling Classic begins at 10:45 a.m. with nearly nine hours of high-energy professional cycling around the East Troy Village ... Read more

2016 East Troy Community-wide Rummage Sale Listings

Get ready to rummage! The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 25th annual Community-Wide Rummage Sale, May 27-29  from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Click here for 2016 Rummage Sale listingsA listing of all the rummage sales will also be published in the Wednesday, May 25 ... Read more

East Troy Farmers Market: Meet the Vendors

The East Troy Farmers Market will launch its exciting eighth season on Friday, May 20 at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St. The market will continue on Fridays through Oct. 7. New hours of operation are 2 to 6 p.m. The market will feature vendors selling homegrown ... Read more

Volunteers needed for Memorial Day weekend Corn & Brat Roast

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce's four-day 40th Annual Corn & Brat Roast is just around the corner - Memorial Day Weekend,May 27-30We are currently looking for volunteers to sign up for three-hour shifts between 3 and 9 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday-Monday. This is the Chamber's ... Read more

April, 2016

Corn & Brat Roast and Community-wide Rummage is May 27-30

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce’s 40th annual Corn & Brat Roast will return on Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30, at East Troy Village Square Park, 2881 Main St.The event, featuring roasted sweet corn, brats, hot dogs, burgers, soda and beer, as well as live entertainment, will ... Read more

February, 2016

ToAD will ride into East Troy for fifth year

The East Troy Cycling Classic will transform the East Troy Village Square and neighboring streets into a professional cycling venue for the fifth consecutive year on Friday, June 17 to kick off the Tour of America’s Dairyland.The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce signed agreements in January with ... Read more

East Troy Railroad announces Bunny Train dates

The East Troy Electric Railroad will return its Bunny Train on March 19, 20 and 26. Departures from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., are at 9:30 a.m., noon and 2:30 p.m. The event will feature photos with the Easter Bunny, Easter activities, as well as live bunny ... Read more

January, 2016

Save the Dates: East Troy events in 2016

From the fifth annual East Troy Cycling Classic to the Community-wide Rummage and Corn & Brat Roast on Memorial Day weekend, here's a look ahead at the East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce's major happenings in 2016. Watch for more details. Corn & Brat Roast and Community-wide Rummage:May 27 through May 30The ... Read more

Vendors wanted for East Troy Farmers Market Season 8

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors, specializing in produce, horticulture, art, handmade and craft items to participate in the East Troy Farmers Market's exciting eighth season.The market will return on Fridays, May 20 through Oct. 7, on the historic East Troy Village Square. New hours ... Read more

Holiday Help program wraps second successful year

The Holiday Help Program of East Troy recently wrapped up its second year of combined community giving.In 2015, Holiday Help of East Troy was able to serve 83 families and 194 children."I would personally like to thank all of the volunteers from our partner organizations who helped to make this program ... Read more

December, 2015

Ride the East Troy Railroad's Christmas Train

The East Troy Electric Railroad’s Christmas Train merrily rides the rails the weekends of Nov. 28-29, Dec. 5-6, 12-13 and 19-20.Guests will board heated railroad cars, for the 10-mile roundtrip, half hour jaunt from the East Troy Depot, 2002 Church St., to Santa’s Workshop, located at The Elegant ... Read more

November, 2015

Holiday Help program assists locals during the holidays

The Holiday Help for Families Program will continue this year, featuring the collaboration of various community organizations. East Troy Family and Community Resource Center coordinator Marolyn Komperud, who has taken the reins of the 2-year-old initiative, said a new organizational structure started last year made it easier than ... Read more

Ring in the holidays aboard Santa Train Dec. 5

Limited tickets are now available for children of all ages who would like to ride in special passenger trolley cars that will follow the East Troy Electric Railroad’s Santa Train on Saturday, Dec. 5, when it makes its annual journey into town.Presented by the East Troy Electric Railroad ... Read more

September, 2015

Marketplace Vendors wanted for East Troy Bluegrass Festival

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking marketplace vendors for the 22nd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival. The event runs Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Every year, individuals from across the state and around the country flock to East Troy’s historic ... Read more

August, 2015

Check out results from the Blast to the Past 5K

The East Troy Area Historical Society in cooperation with the East Troy High School Cross Country team hosted the Blast to the Past 5K on Saturday, Aug. 29.Special awards went to overall male and female winners and 1st—3rd place awards for male and female participants in each age group ... Read more

Volunteer at the East Troy Bluegrass Festival

Volunteers are needed to assist in all areas of the 22nd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 13 on the East Troy Village Square. This is a fun experience and a chance to get a front row seat for national headliners like The ... Read more

Little Roy and Lizzy to headline Bluegrass Festival

The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, often called one of the most entertaining groups in bluegrass music today, will be making a rare trip to the Midwest to headline the 22nd annual East Troy Bluegrass Festival this month. The two-day event, presented by the East Troy Area Chamber ... Read more

Harvest Festival will return this fall

The Elegant Farmer is offering a family-friendly, old fashioned farm harvest experience at its annual Autumn Harvest Festival on Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 12 through Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area residents can stop by the Elegant Farmer’s orchard to pick from its 12 varieties ... Read more

Walworth County Fair adds monster trucks, bull riding

Two new grandstand shows will make their debut at the 2015 Walworth County Fair, scheduled for Sept. 2-7. On Wednesday, Sept. 2, the fair will kick off with Rice Bull Riding in the grandstands at 7 p.m. The action packed top ranked Pro Bull Riding performance will also ... Read more

East Troy Chamber will hold golf outing fundraiser

The East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 18th annual golf outing on Friday, Sept. 25 at Alpine Valley Resort. Registration/Warm-up begins at 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at noon and dinner and prizes at 5 p.m. Spend the day on the golf course, with ... Read more

June, 2015

Corn & Brat Roast a community-wide effort

THANK YOU!To all the incredible volunteers and sponsors who helped make the 2015 East Troy Area Chamber of Commerce Corn and Brat Roast and Community-wide Rummage Sale a success.2015 Committee members: Dan Heidelmeier Eileen Kostopoulos of First Citizens State Bank- East Troy OfficeBill Vint of Sleeping Dogs CommunicationsLisa ... Read more

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