Milwaukee County Parks

Fall Fun

#MKEthemost of Fall

Milwaukee County Parks are where fall happens (literally, we have a lot of trees!). Here's our quick guide to making the most of the season.

China Lights Panda Mania

It’s that time of year again. The magical glow of China Lights is back! This year’s festival is sure to impress, with 41 larger-than-life sculptural displays, new exhibits like the panda habitat, other endangered species and more.

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Fall Fun at The Domes

Looking for some fun this fall? Head to the Mitchell Park Domes to enjoy our Day of the Dead Celebration, Dinos Under Glass and Where the Coleuses Grow. Explore The Domes today!

Explore the Domes

Visit the Pumpkin Pavilion  

This four-day, family-friendly event brings over 2,000 Bay View residents and Milwaukee neighbors to Humboldt Park Pavilion. Guests come to carve pumpkins, admire the display of 1,000 lit pumpkins, enjoy live music, eat local food and embrace the fun that is Halloween.

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Attend a Spooooky Event

Ghost stories, pumpkins and more. It’s that time of year again, and the Parks have the events to spook you into action. Enjoy ghoulish fun at Boo at the Zoo, stop by for their Halloween Spooktacular, head to Halloween Haunts at Friends of Wehr or check out the annual Ghost Train in Shorewood!

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Best Parks for Fall Colors

With over 150 parks to choose from, there's no shortage of spots for viewing fall colors, but here's our guide to the top parks and parkways to visit this fall.

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Shop Fresh & Local

Throughout the fall our parks are home to some of the area's most popular farmers markets. Starting Nov. 24, the indoor market at the Mitchell Park Domes returns! Until then visit some of our great markets at Ziedler Park on Wednesday, Jackson Park or Walker Square on Thursdays, and South Shore Park or Cathedral Square Park on Saturdays.

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9480 Watertown Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)


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