Milwaukee County Parks

January What's Up Guide

Sledding Hill at Currie Park

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Your quick guide to events and programs coming up in Milwaukee County Parks.

Skating at Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park

Ice Skating Downtown

Skate in the heart of downtown Milwaukee! Skate for free when you bring your own skates, or rent skates from us!

Through winter, at Red Arrow Park

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Owl Prowl

Owl Prowls

Join a naturalist for an evening out with the owls. Separate interactive programs are scheduled for adults, families and scout/youth groups.

Jan. 4 (Adults), at Wehr Nature Center
Jan. 10 (Adults), at Grant Park
Jan. 11 (Scouts/Youth Groups), at Falk Park
Jan. 18 (Families), at Grant Park

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Milwaukee Power Hockey

Milwaukee Power Hockey

Cheer on The Milwaukee Power, a local junior hockey team in the NA3HL. Catch a home game!

Jan. 8, at Wilson Ice Arena

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Winter Snowshoeing at Urban Ecology Center - Riverside Park


Enjoy a wintery hike in the parks. With snowshoes, you don't need a groomed trail!

Winter Snowshoeing for Beginners & Hike

Jan. 11, at Urban Ecology Center–Riverside Park

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Snowshoe & Ski Rentals

Available when conditions permit at the Whitnall Golf Clubhouse. For current conditions, call (414) 525-4765.

High Voltage Motorcycle Ice Race at Wilson Park

Motorcycle Ice Races

Thrilling to race, and thrilling to watch! Race on the AMA Sanctioned oval track at the park lagoon. Registration begins on-site at 7:30 a.m. or be a spectator and watch for FREE.

Jan. 26, at Wilson Park

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Garden Train Show at The Domes

Garden Train Show

See spoofs of your favorite movie monsters in this fun-for-the-family garden train show. Creatures lurk among the plants of the miniaturized landscape as G-scale trains crisscross hundreds of feet of track. Show included in regular Domes admission.

Jan. 18 – March 29 at The Domes

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King Day

King Day Celebration

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. Enjoy presentations of music, spoken word, and dance, along with thoughts from guest speaker, Rev. Joseph Ellwanger, a civil rights advocate who was influenced by and marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 20, at King Community Center

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Explore the Desert Dome

Milwaukee Museum Week at The Domes

In addition to seeing the popular garden train show, learn about the history of The Domes, the way shows are produced, and the way plants are grown in the greenhouses. Take a guided tour with the horticulturalists in charge of each of the domes. The event kicks off with Youth Free Day on Jan. 20.

Jan. 20 – 24, at The Domes

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re:Craft & Relic Winter Market at Milwaukee County Sports Complex

re:Craft & Relic Winter Market

Shop the Winter Market for vintage, upcycled, handmade and one-of-a-kind goods! Get early access on Saturday at 9 a.m. when you purchase a VIP ticket.

Jan. 25 – 26, Milwaukee County Sports Complex

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Snowmobile Drag Races at Greenfield Park

Snowmobile Drag Races

Enter to compete or have fun watching the double-elimination races on the park's lagoon.

Jan. 26, at Greenfield Park

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Frosty Hog fat-tire relay race at Humboldt Park

Frosty Hog 

It's never too early for a bike race in Milwaukee! Form a team for this fat-bike relay race and bring home the bacon! Prizes include Hamms beer miscellaneous local meats, and more.

Jan. 26, at Humboldt Park

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Winter Farmers Market at The Domes

Winter Farmers Market

Shop local, all winter! More than 50 vendors sell local foods, gifts and more, Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Parking and entry to the market are free. Use the free Veggie Valet to check your veggies while you explore The Domes (admission required). 

Through March 28, at the Mitchell Park Domes Annex  

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Yoga & Fitness


Especially for the kids


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

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