Discover Downtown Port

Historic downtown Port Washington offers a wonderful combination of classic charm and vibrant development just steps away from the Lake Michigan shoreline. Explore all the entertainment, dining, history, shopping and scenery that downtown offers. 

Breathtaking Views

Lake Michigan is steps away from Downtown Port. Visit historic sites, enjoy the marina, Harbor Walk, and parks, and stroll along historic Franklin Street and Grand Avenue. Port Washington boasts some of the most picturesque downtown views on the Great Lakes.

A Vibrant Downtown Scene

There has never been a more exciting time to experience Downtown Port, with new developments and exciting new businesses. With events throughout the year, Downtown Port is a year-round destination.

Something for Everyone

There is always something fun going on in Downtown Port. Shopping, dining, nightlife, the arts, history and outdoor exploring – Downtown Port has something for everyone. 

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Upcoming Events

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8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Trivia @ Inventors

Aug 10th Trivia Night w/ Half Acre Brewing 6:30pm Aug 24th Disney Trivia Night w/ Eagle Park Brewery 6:30pm ...

6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Friday Night Flicks

Join us at Veteran's Memorial Park for our Friday Night Flicks series! These events are sponsored by PWSB and are free for anyone to attend! There will be food trucks on site for attendees to purchase food from and we will have snacks available for purchase! Movie starts at dusk! August 12: Sing 2 ...

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A Foodie Destination

Downtown Port is home to popular restaurants and shops that make it a food lover’s dream. From the classic Bernie’s Fine Meats to the popular farm-to-table restaurant Twisted Willow and the local staple Pasta Shoppe to the trendy Fork n Tap with its lakeside patio, you are sure to leave full and impressed!



Downtown Port was featured on CBS 58 Hometowns series. We were excited to showcase our history, small businesses, and signature friendliness in welcoming Nicole Koglin and the team. Click on the image to watch the news segments.


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222 E Main Street

Suite 214

Port Washington, WI 53074