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

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Dine Out Day @ Fork & Tap for LES

Come join us at Fork & Tap, leave the meal prep to them for the day. From open to close a percentage of the sales on all dine in and carry out orders go to Lincoln Elementary School! ...

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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 & Tap with its lakeside patio, you are sure to leave full and impressed! Follow along @downtownportwi on social media to find inspiration for your next breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Winter in Port

Enjoy beautiful Downtown Port in winter! Reserve the igloos at Beanie’s Mexican Restaurant. Stroll downtown to sample chili and crown the best chili in town in this year’s Chili Bowl on February 5th. Warm up with hot drinks and delicious dishes around downtown.


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222 E Main Street

Suite 214

Port Washington, WI 53074