Tosa Farmers Market

In summer, you can’t miss the Tosa Farmers Market, held each Saturday morning through summer and early autumn. This volunteer-run, open-air market has become a cornerstone of the Tosa community, providing locally grown produce and artisan local food as well as fun community events like yoga, music and cooking lessons.

East Tosa Gran Prix

Another summer must is the East Tosa Gran Prix bike race, one of the largest competitive cycling events in the country, drawing 10,000 or more spectators. Local North Avenue businesses in East Tosa build a street festival with food and music around the race.

Firefly Art Fair

The Firefly Art Fair is one of the premier outdoor art festivals in Milwaukee. Over 90 juried artists representing an eclectic array of art from a variety of media are on display.

Secret Gardens of Wauwatosa Tour

Enjoy architecture and the outdoors on the Secret Gardens of Wauwatosa Tour. You’ll start at the Wauwatosa Historical Society’s Kneeland-Walker house, and then follow your map to discover horticultural gems in the gardens of Wauwatosans.

Scottish Fest, Milwaukee Highland Games

Show your Scottish flair, try a little haggis, and listen to the sweet sound of the bagpipes at Scottish Fest, Milwaukee Highland Games.

Beer Pint

4th of July Fireworks in Hart Park

Celebrate the 4th of July with a parade, concert and fireworks in Hart Park.

10 Days in Tosa

In the fall, 10 Days in Tosa spotlights the exciting dining scene with local restaurants offering up special (and delicious!) deals.

Chili’n on the Avenue

If chili is your style, you can’t miss Chili’n on the Avenue, a nationally sanctioned chili cook-off that has fun for the whole family with music, yoga, food, shopping and more.


For over 30 years TosaFest has brought the community together with food, music and fun. Proceeds from the event go back into the community to support neighborhood improvement, education and more, making it both entertaining and beneficial!

Tour of Homes 

Enjoy the beauty of local architecture during the Tour of Homes presented by the Wauwatosa Historical Society,

Winter & Spring Festivities

Winter, of course, brings holiday fun! Join in the celebration at the annual tree lighting in The Village.

Once spring comes around again, get out there for the Blarney Run/Walk to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Support the Wauwatosa Historical Society by doing the 5K run or 2-mile walk as bagpipes cheer you on. Have little ones with you? The ¼-mile “Twinkle Trot” is perfect for kids 10 and under!