Community Events, Lakeshore News

Krazy Daze Returning July 2018

Downtown Manitowoc is pleased to announce the dates for this year’s Krazy Daze, taking place on Friday, July 13, Saturday, July 14, and at participating locations Sunday, July 15.

Krazy Daze, often called the ‘Granddaddy of All Sidewalk Sales,” will be held between 10:00–6:00 on Friday, 8:00–4:00 on Saturday, and 12:00–4:00 for those businesses participating on Sunday.

The traditional Manitowoc Farmer’s Market will be open at the Burger Boat Company Park on 8th and Quay Streets Saturday only from 8:00 to 1:00. Also Joining Krazy Daze and the Farmer’s Market will be a Special Merchant Market presenting guest vendors, performances, and other surprises, with Friday hours from 10:00—6:00, Saturday from 8:00—4:00, and Sunday from 12:00—4:00.

This year’s Krazy Daze also includes a Library Sale on all three days, featuring books, magazines, DVDs, and more.

Additional activities include the popular free Horse & Wagon rides, available on Saturday from 10:00–2:00, courtesy of Aspire Real Estate Group, with rides starting at Jay and 8th Streets. Also, free tours of the historic Capitol Civic Centre will be offered on Friday and Saturday; tour times will be posted on the Capitol’s marquee.

Krazy Daze has been an annual tradition in Downtown Manitowoc since the summer of 1959, historically bringing thousands of people to the downtown each year. Additional details can be found at: www.downtownManitowoc.org. For the latest updates ‘Like’ Downtown Manitowoc on Facebook. For vendor inquiries contact Amber Daugs at 920-645-9467.

Taking place at the same time Friday through Sunday will be the fourth annual SubFest event at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum. SubFest is a family-friendly festival celebrating Manitowoc’s illustrious maritime history, which includes building 28 submarines for the U.S. Navy during World War II, 25 of which saw action in the Pacific. Along with many activities and attractions, this year SubFest is celebrating the 75th birthday of the USS Cobia, the World War II submarine based in the Manitowoc River at the museum. Visit www.wisconsinmaritime.org for more information about SubFest.

The combined activities of Krazy Daze and SubFest offers local residents and visitors many possibilities for enjoying Manitowoc’s downtown.

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