The Fox River has long been recognized as a great asset of the City of Oshkosh; it is now time to celebrate the River. Until this time, Oshkosh's revitalization efforts have predominantly focused on land-based improvements and redevelopment. With the successful opening of the Leach Amphitheater in 2005, increased developer interest in key riverfront redevelopment parcels, planned bridge replacement, and the pivotal reinvestment in downtown by businesses and the community-at-large, the focus of revitalization has now broadened to include the riverfront

The Oshkosh Riverwalk is a gathering point for the local community and visitors, with transient docks for watercraft, added space for anglers, and rows of benches that allow residents and visitors to stop and enjoy the riverfront area.