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Haribo Water Tower

The Haribo manufacturing plant recently began operations in Pleasant Prairie! While the facility may not have any public exhibits or attractions in place just yet, the bright and creative design on the nearby water tower is now complete, and even more amazing when viewed in person. Eric Henn, a muralist and artist with over 30 years of experience in large-scale art, came to Pleasant Prairie to complete the project late Spring 2023. As a muralist, Henn is known for his vibrant and creative designs on a variety of surfaces, from traditional wall murals to large tanks and water towers like the…

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Where to Charge Your Electric Vehicle in Pleasant Prairie

Here in Pleasant Prairie, our population is just over 20,000 people, but we’re making a big impact in Wisconsin with our eco-friendly initiatives! We’re doing our part to support a healthy environment by promoting sustainable and eco-friendly practices. In recent years, the popularity of electric cars has been on the rise as people become more aware of the impact of fossil fuels on the environment. However, one of the biggest concerns for electric car owners is finding a place to charge their vehicles while on the go. This is where Pleasant Prairie's electric car charging stations come in…

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Exciting Ways to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Pleasant Prairie

Photo by Village of Pleasant Prairie Honor the Fallen First and foremost, Memorial Day is a holiday to remember those who lost their lives fighting for our country. Take a walk through Prairie Springs Park and pay a visit to the Pleasant Prairie Veterans Memorial. Find it on the southeast side of Prairie Springs Park. You can also pay a visit to Ingram Park to check out the Pleasant Prairie Vietnam Memorial which is dedicated to Kenosha County veterans who gave their lives in Vietnam. Make a Splash Adrenaline fans can watch some of the most exciting powerboat racing in the world at the US…

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Sip into Summer with the Best Margarita Recipes and Trends

In this blog we take a deep dive into one of the world’s most refreshing and beloved cocktails - the margarita! Learn about the possible origins of the cocktail, the best places in Pleasant Prairie for margaritas, margarita tips and recipes for your next party and places to source ingredients. History of the Margarita Some say the margarita was born in a Mexican restaurant in 1938, where it was poured for a showgirl who only enjoyed tequila. Others attribute the origin to Margaret Sames of Texas in 1948, who created the drink herself at a house party. Perhaps the most on the nose account…

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Things to Do in Winter with Kids in Pleasant Prairie

Winter can be a challenging time to keep kids entertained, especially with cold weather and snow. However, if you're in or near Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, there are plenty of fun activities for kids to embrace the outdoors or take comfort inside! Get Out And See What Pleasant Prairie Has to Offer Visit Pleasant Prairie’s Christmas Holiday Lights Tour Many of the homes in Pleasant Prairie create incredible holiday light displays for our Christmas Holiday Lights Tour. Visit Pleasant Prairie creates a map and guide to the BEST holiday lights in the Village. Some of the stops include holiday…

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PHOTO GUIDE: The Most Instagram-worthy Spots in Pleasant Prairie and Beyond

Pleasant Prairie and the surrounding areas are full of unique, picturesque locations sure to brighten up your feed. This photo guide will keep any shutterbug busy with beaches, adventures, local favorites, and even a few hidden gems! Don’t forget to use #VisitPleasantPrairie for a chance to be featured on our Instagram account! SIGNS AND MURALS There are 23 of these rustic wooden signs scattered around Wisconsin that welcome folks to our great state. The most photographed sign is right here in Pleasant Prairie! Map it: Wisconsin Welcome Sign You can’t miss this colorful Welcome to…

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Let’s Hit the Trails In Pleasant Prairie

Pleasant Prairie locals take great pride in the beauty, peace and adventure offered on our trails. Whether you’re here for an athletic event at the Pleasant Prairie RecPlex or relaxing at one of our award-winning hotels, the natural world is calling your name to explore our nature trails, biking trails and easy going walking paths. The last trail we feature is one of the most dog-friendly in the area! Reconnect with Nature on This Pleasant Prairie Trail Hackbarth Trail - 1.9 miles Of all the trails in Pleasant Prairie, Hackbarth Trail tops the list for the most diverse and well populated with…

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The Best Chips & Dips in Pleasant Prairie

The Village of Pleasant Prairie has fantastic chip and dip options that cater to different tastes and dietary preferences. For those craving the classics, we have guacamole and chips and salsa varieties sure to please even the most discerning palates. Wisconsin is a mecca for cheese lovers, so you know we’ll be featuring some choice cheese dips. Purveyors of snack foods and appetizers sometimes leave out the plant-based community, but not in Pleasant Prairie! We round out this article with a small profile on one of our hometown plant-based heroes, Good Foods Group. Guac O’clock at Pleasant…

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Pleasant Prairie Restaurants: Chicken Dishes That’ll Make You Dance

Pleasant Prairie locals know that our area restaurants serve some of the most delectable chicken dishes in all of Wisconsin! Our chefs and cooks are delighted to offer poultry classics like Chicken Cacciatore and Nashville Hot Chicken. Kids (and grownups) can look forward to a variety of finger food options. Visiting foodies, don’t miss the Wisconsin-born regional favorite that we discuss at the end of this article! Chicken classics in beautiful Pleasant Prairie WI Chicken Cacciatore with Linguine from Ruffolo’s Pizza On your next date night, treat your partner to the Chicken Cacciatore with…

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