Looking for things to do as we head into the summer season? There are plenty of things to do right here in Port Washington. You can always enjoy a walk by the lake or a fishing trip with friends, but our local businesses have a lot to offer as well.
Outdoor dining is a great summer pastime. Check out the patio at Beanie's Mexican Restaurant and enjoy a frozen drink on a hot summer day. New Port Shores also has a patio and features live music during the summer. The patio is currently open. Thursdays at New Port feature open mic night. Saturdays feature a diverse assortment of local and national acts. Look for a variety of musical styles from country to traditional Irish music to reggae. You can also check out Vines to Cellar and sample some delicious wines.
Summer is grilling season. Pick up all your grilling needs at Sanfilippo's Sentry. Sentry offers a full line of grilling meats including brats, burgers, steaks, chicken, kabobs, and our very own line of Sanfilippo's sausages. Find everything from condiments to paper plates to a full selection of liquor. Looking for more grilling meats? Check out Bernie's Fine Meats for premium grilling meats.
Summer is also party season and who doesn't love a new outfit for a party? Wardrobe Safari and amaZing Accessories has everything you need for a great summer outfit! Also look for their line of skin care products to keep your skin healthy this season.
If you're looking for healthy dining check out Taste of Africa restaurant. All of their food is dairy and gluten free. If you're looking for healthy snacking check out Fireworks Popcorn. It is a gluten free snack and comes in a number of varieties. There's always a fresh batch of popcorn popping at the company store downtown and we guarantee you will not walk out without a jar of kernals for home popping. Or pop yourself a big batch of popcorn and check out one of the many concerts by the lake at the bandshell this summer.
Boating season has begun! Check out the number of charter boats in the marina or take a cruise on the lake on the Foxy Lady. When you get back to shore stop in and quench your appetite with a pizza at the Pasta Shoppe. Any of their delicious entrees and a glass of their wine from their collection will be a great way to end your maritime adventure.
If you have a sweet tooth after all this summer fun you can pick up a variety of sweets at Sweetheart Cake. Check out their full line of cakes, cupcakes, tortes, and more at their store on Grand Ave.
Finally look for Shop Port, Think Local businesses at many of the events in Port Washington this summer. Check out several businesses at the first of the Community Street Festivals this summer on May 27 from noon to 6 p.m. and look for Shop Port, Think Local businesses in the Farmer's Market starting June 9.