1. Go Tailgating 

  2. Visit a Local Brewery

  3. Take in the Farmer's Market on Broadway

  4. Visit Bay Beach Amusement Park 

  5. Kayak the Fox River

  6. Visit the Neville Public Museum 

  7. Shopping at Bay Park Square 

  8. See a Show at Meyer Theatre 

  9. Walk Around the Botanical Garden

  10. Sample the Local Cheese Curds 


Go Tailgating 

Green Bay is a football town and game day is one of the best times to experience Green Bay. The excitement surrounding upcoming home games is contagious throughout the local community. If you can’t score tickets for your visit, tailgating is an area tradition that is one of the best experiences for first-time visitors to Green Bay. 


Sample Local Craft Brews

With 7 craft breweries serving core and seasonal brews, there are many craft beer flavors to sample. When visiting enjoy rich IPAs, satisfying pales, tart sours, and smooth nitro beers. Most of our breweries release limited edition or seasonal brews monthly. 


Take in the Farmer’s Market on Broadway

The Farmer’s Market on Broadway is one of the best events for first-time visitors to experience. At the market, local vendors sell fresh vegetables, stunning floral bouquets, savory street foods, and handcrafted goods. After shopping around, stay awhile and enjoy live music. 


Enjoy Bay Beach Amusement Park

Bay Beach Amusement Park is located near the mouth of the Fox River. Bay Beach is perfect for families visiting Green Bay for the first time. The amusement park includes rides, a roller coaster, concessions, and a pavilion that hosts family-friendly events.  


Kayak on the Fox 

Kayaking on the Fox River De Pere

Kayaking the Fox River is a great way to see a new perspective of Green Bay. During the summer, kayaking and boating are some of the ways residents and visitors beat the heat. Kayaks are available for rent downtown making it easy for first-time visitors to enjoy the river.


Visit the Neville Public Museum

Explore the History of Green Bay at the Neville Public Museum. The Neville has exhibits sharing the history of our area and highlighting transformative time periods that brought us the present-day city of Green Bay. Learning about the history of Green Bay will help first-time visitors to better understand our city. 


Shopping at Bay Park Square

Shopping at Bay Park Square draws thousands of visitors to Green Bay every year. With over 100 specialty retailers and a variety of eateries, Bay Park Square is a shopper’s delight. With the addition of Dave and Buster’s, the mall is a great destination for families. 


Catch a show at the Meyer Theatre

The Meyer Theatre is housed inside a beautiful Art Deco building located in downtown Green Bay. The theatre was originally opened to the public in 1930 and books over 170 performances annually. The Meyer hosts local productions, traveling artists, and performances.


Walk Around the Botanical Gardens

Concert at the Schnieder stage at the Green Bay Botanical Garden

The Green Bay Botanical Garden is stunning year-round. A walk around the gardens is sure to bring a smile to any visitor's face. In the spring tulips are bursting open giving the garden vivacious color. In the winter the garden is decorated with thousands of twinkling lights creating a winter wonderland.


Sample the Local Cheese Curds

A first-timer's visit to Green Bay would not be complete without sampling the local cheese curds. Most restaurants have cheese curds on the menu making this area classic easy for visitors to sample and enjoy. 


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