Greater Milwaukee Foundation March Gift to the Community

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Greater Milwaukee Foundation Gift to the Community


The Greater Milwaukee Foundation, which is celebrating 100 years of service in 2015, has selected The Mitchell Park Domes as one of its Gifts to the Community.

The Domes, "Milwaukee's Living Landmark," makes our community special!

Visit during the Free Weekend at The Domes, March 28-29, 2015 and discover one of the remarkable resources greater Milwaukee has to offer.


Days / Hours
Sat., March 28: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sun., March 29: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.




Special Attractions

That's Amoré! Spring Show

  • It's Spring and love is in the air! Visit one of the most popular shows of the year!
  • See a rustic courtyard in the Italian countryside.
  • Enjoy the intoxicating aroma of Mediteranian herbs and scented geraniums.
  • See other spring flowers, including tulips, hydrangeas, and Easter lilies


Very Fairy Princess Day
SUNDAY ONLY! 9a.m.-4 p.m.


  • Everyone is invited to come in their princess costumes and fairy wings, or wizard robes and hats!
  • Visit with Prince Charming and princesses dressed as Elsa, Anna, and Cinderella.
  • Look for Ariel in the Show Dome Pond!
  • Listen to stories told by the Fairy Godmother.
  • Bring your camera to take photos at the Royal Throne.
  • Make a fairy or wizard craft.
  • Try to find all the fairies on the scavenger hunt.
  • Have a princess or wizard makeover - hair, facepainting, nails, and add wings or a wand! (donations accepted)
  • Make a fairy garden for your backyard. ($10 and $15 options)
  • Watch the Balloon-Twister make your special item. (donations accepted)
  • Enjoy fairy treats - pink cupcakes and crown cookies. (small fee)
  • Check the selection of our vendors' adult-sized fairy-wear and accessories (prices vary) 


Milwaukee County Winter Farmers' Market
SATURDAY ONLY! 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Start your visit with breakfast and fresh-ground coffee
  • Buy fresh-from-the-farm!
  • Support local, small, family farms and innovative food businesses.
  • Get tips from our 35 vendors—all living within 90 miles of Milwaukee.
  • Learn more about it


Google Directions to the Domes

Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes)
524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 257-5611

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