Ripon is the home of the Little White Schoolhouse where the Republican Party was founded in 1854. Walking tours feature the city’s historic downtown and the campus of 150-year-old Ripon College. Nearby, Larson’s Clydesdales is nationally famous for its gentle giants.
Summer Concert Series
June 03 - August 26
Weekly performances on Fridays from a variety of musicians take place on the Village Green in Downtown Ripon.
Independence Day Fireworks
Gather with family and friends for this annual holiday tradition held at Ripon's Murray Park at dusk.
Sidewalk Sales / Maxwell Street Days
August 05 - August 06
Ripon's Maxwell Street Days features deals and bargains throughout the city and offers a special Friday night concert on the Village Green in Downtown Ripon.
Wisconsin Food Festivals
Fairs & Festivals
Indulge your taste buds this summer with the many food festivals all across the state! Whatever quirky foods you fancy, you are sure to find some interesting...
Take a Hike: Hidden Trails of Wisconsin
Trails and Hiking
The next time someone tells you to “take a hike,” use that opportunity to explore some of Wisconsin’s most beautiful hidden scenery. From wooded trails to...