Beer Gardens in the Parks

Beer Gardens: A Milwaukee Tradition - historic photo


E
xperience an old Milwaukee tradition in the Parks - Beer Gardens!
In the mid-19th Century, Milwaukee’s German immigrants brought biergartens and Gemütlichkeit to the parks.

PERMANENT BEER GARDENS
Open daily through
Sun., Nov., 2, 2014

Estabrook Park Beer Garden - Operated by ABC Estabrook, LLC.
Overlooking the Milwaukee River
Fall Hours: M-W: Closed, Thurs: 4-10pm, Fri, Sat & Sun: Noon-10pm.

EVENTS:
 - Estabrook Beer Garden Cyclocross Race: Nov. 1
 - Beer Run Race: Nov. 2

Open Wed.-Sun. through
Sun., Nov., 2, 2014
The Landing at Hoyt Park - Operated by Friends of Hoyt Park and Pool
Views of the Menomonee River Parkway
Open Wednesday
Sunday 3 p.m.9 p.m.
 -
Live Music Calendar
Open daily through
Sun., Oct., 26, 2014
Humboldt Park Beer Garden - Operated by Saint Francis Brewing Co.
Views of wooded Humboldt Park 
Open Mon
Fri 4 p.m.9 p.m. and SatSun 11 a.m.9 p.m.
 - Oktoberfest Celebration: Sept. 15 - Oct. 18, 2014

 

TRAVELING BEER GARDEN 2014 TOUR

New in 2014. . .TRAVELING BEER GARDEN - See the schedule flyer - See the Extended Schedule Flyer
The mobile beer garden revives the old tradition with a 21st century twist to offer families throughout the County the opportunity to experience a nearby beer garden. 
Follow the Traveling Beer Garden to six different parks or parkways, each having a two-week season between early-June and late-August. SEASON EXTENDED TO SEPT. 7TH!!
Let us know what you think! Take the Traveling Beer Garden Survey

2014 TRAVELING BEER GARDEN SCHEDULE - Download the schedule flyer (pdf)
Wheelchair accessible logo  HOURS (at all Stops)
 Mon-Fri: 4-10 p.m.;  Sat-Sun-Holiday: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Opening Day Celebration at each location.
FREE Sprecher beer and root beer, while supplies last!


Follow links below to maps of parks

June 4-15

Root River Parkway South, Picnic Area #1 (near 92nd & College -- Whitnall Park)

June 18-29

McKinley Park, Special Event Picnic Area (formerly the Coast Guard Station)
MUSIC: Liam Ford, Wed., June 18 from 4-7 p.m., and Fridays/Saturdays June 20, 21 and 27, 28 from 5-8 p.m.
FREE SAMPLES: June 28 & 29, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sea Cuisine's “Upgrade Your Taco Night” Taco Bar Tour will offer free fish taco samples while supplies last.

July 2-13

Doctors Park, near Picnic Area #3
LIVE MUSIC: Vern and the Originals, Wed., July 2 from 4-7 p.m., & Fri/Sat July 4/ 5, and 11/12 from 5-8 p.m.

July 16-27

Red Arrow Park, plaza
LIVE MUSIC: John Miller, Wed., July 16 4-7 p.m., & Fri/Sat July 18/19 from 5-8 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC: Vern and the Originals, Fri/Sat July 25/26 from 5-8 p.m.
SPECIAL OFFER: $1 OFF tap beer and tap soda for all Active Military Members and Veterans with valid ID.

July 30-Aug. 10

Greene Park, near the comfort station
LIVE MUSIC: Vern and the Originals, Wed., July 30, from 4-7 p.m., & Fri/Sat Aug 1/2 from 5-8 p.m.
LIVE MUSIC: Frogwater Aug 10 from 5-8 p.m.
AUGUST 3: “Family Fun Day” - Kid's activities, appearance by Rooty, the Sprecher mascot, throughout the day, free Rooty hats and play firefighter helmets, while supplies last. Greene Park’s wading pool hours will be extended until 8 p.m. (weather permitting) too!

Aug. 13-24

Falk Park, near the pavilion
LIVE MUSIC: Vern and the Originals, Wed., Aug 13 from 4-7 p.m., & Fri/Sat Aug 15/16, and 22/23 from 5-8 p.m. HOT DIGGITY DOG EVENTS (view flyer)

 - Agility Training: Wed., Aug 13/20 from 4-8 p.m., & Sat., Aug 16/23 from 11 am-5 p.m.
 - Doxie Races: Sun., Aug 17/24, 1 p.m. 
   No entry fee, all dogs must be pre-registered for races. Fill out a Registration Form from Sprecher Brewery (pdf)
 - Costume Contest: Sun., Aug 17/24, 1 p.m.

 EXTENDED
Aug. 26-Sept. 7

Root River Parkway South, Picnic Area #1 (near 92nd & College -- Whitnall Park)
LIVE MUSIC: Vern and the Originals, Tues., Aug 26 from 4-7 p.m., & Fri/Sat Aug 29/30, and Sept 5/6 from 5-8 p.m.

 

  TRAVELING BEER GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS
Souvenir Cups 

Glass Pints and Steins, and Plastic Boots are yours to keep—and refill at a discount.
Use the glass at any of the Traveling Beer Garden stops or at the Estabrook Park or Hoyt Park facilities—Discounted refills are available only at the Traveling Beer Garden

Beer
& Adult Beverages

Sprecher Beer on tap - Choose from about a dozen.
Can't decide? Order a flight of 5 beer samples ($20 refundable deposit for glasses and flight board)
Sprecher's Shakparo - A GLUTEN-FREE, West African-style beer brewed from sorghum and millet. Light and crisp with a cider or fruit profile and a dry vinous aftertaste. Perfect for summer gatherings!
Sprecher's Hard Root Beer on tap
Sprecher's Hard Ginger Ale on tap

Sprecher's Hard Root Beer Float

Sprecher's Milwaukee Mule
NO CARRY-INS OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Sprecher Sodas, INCLUDING SPRECHER'S ROOT BEER ON TAP!
Additional Diet Sodas and Bottled Water
Sprecher Root Beer Float
YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Last Call Last beverage served at 9 p.m.
Snacks & Food

Enjoy Sprecher's snacks
YOU MAY PACK YOUR OWN PICNIC LUNCH OR SUPPER
NO GRILLING ALLOWED

Seating Shared-table seating. Visit with family and friends AND new friends!
Gemütlichkeit
Restrooms Ample facilities within site
Parking Ample parking nearby
   

 

 

  


Milwaukee County Parks Golf Office
9480 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Monday–Friday, 8am–4:30pm
(414) 257-8024

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