Milwaukee County Parks

November What's Up Guide


Fall in the Milwaukee County Parks

#MKEthemost of November

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

Winter Farmers Market at The Domes Annex

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). 

Nov. 2 to March 28 (no market Nov. 30), at the Mitchell Park Domes Annex

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Estabrook Park Beer Garden Cyclocross Classic

Cyclocross Classic

Join the annual Estabrook Park Beer Garden Cyclocross Classic, an event in the Trek / WCA Cyclocross Series. Cash prizes total more than $1,000 plus merchandise, and for all race registrants, a beer or soda and a Usinger Brat are waiting at the finish!

Nov. 2, at Estabrook Park

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Re: Craft & Relic Holiday Market

Re:Craft & Relic Holiday Market

Shop among unique handmade, vintage and upcycled products. Find great gifts for friends, family — or yourself!

Nov. 9 & 10, at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex

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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 at the Wilson Ice Arena.

Nov. 9, 23, 24, at Wilson Ice Arena

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US flag

Veterans Day Celebrations
& Offers

Memorial Ceremony
Nov. 11, at Red Arrow Park

Memorial Ceremony, Parade, Motorcade
Nov. 16, at Milwaukee County War Memorial

Golf Specials for Military Veterans & Active Military
Nov. 11, at participating courses

Free Admission for Military Veteran + 1 Guest
Nov. 11, at The Domes

Flavors of Fall at Wehr Nature Center

Flavors of Fall

Enjoy a Wisconsin cheese-tasting, stew sampling, dessert, specially-brewed beer and a silent auction — all in support of Wehr Nature Center's Accessibility Project. 

Nov. 16, at Wehr Nature Center

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Holiday Lights in Downtown Milwaukee
Holiday Lights Festival

Parks in Downtown Milwaukee become dazzling displays of lights. Ride the Jingle Bus to see them all! 

Nov. 21 – Jan. 1, at Cathedral Square, Pere Marquette Park, Zeider Union Square

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Holiday Floral Show at The Domes

Holiday Floral Garden Show

See traditional holiday displays in a setting filled with flowers, including thousands of poinsettias! 

Nov. 23 – Jan. 5, at The Domes

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Coyotes 101 at Wehr Nature Center

Coyotes 101

Join Wehr naturalist Bev Bryant to learn about coyotes — the ultimate adaptable survivors that share our neighborhoods. After an indoor presentation, we'll head outside to look for evidence of coyotes. Registration required by Nov. 21.

Nov. 23, at Wehr Nature Center

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Tuesday-Before-Thanksgiving Dinner at King Community Center

Tuesday-Before-Thanksgiving Dinner

Anyone needing a little extra love and support during the holiday is invited to a free Tuesday-before-Thanksgiving meal! 

Nov. 26, at the King Community Center

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Milwaukee Turkey Trot at Veterans Park

Thanksgiving Day Run/Walks

Work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving Day meal! Join a 5K or 8K run/walk

Milwaukee Turkey Trot
Nov. 28, at Veterans Park

Great Gobble Wobble
Nov. 28, at Boerner Botanical Gardens



Winter Wonders Drive-Through Holiday Light Display

Winter Wonders

Drive-Through Holiday Light Display

Enjoy a 1.4-mile drive through a serene wooded setting to see a show featuring multiple display techniques from around the world including 2D and 3D displays, animated displays and theatrical lighting giving washes of color to trees of the Arboretum. All seen from the comfort of your car!

Nov. 29 – Jan. 1, at area surrounding Boerner Botanical Gardens, Whitnall Park, Root River Parkway

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Holiday Craft & Gift Expo at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex

Holiday Craft & Gift Expo

Find unique crafts, gifts and hand-crafted confectionary treats at one of the largest and longest-running craft shows in the area! Plenty of free parking!

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex

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Owl Prowl

Owl Prowl for Families

Join a naturalist for a night out with the owls. The program is especially designed for families with children age 6 and up. Registration required by Nov. 27.

Nov. 30, at Jacobus Park

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Shop Small

Shop Small

Shop the gift shops in the parks and online stores that support programs benefiting your Parks! Follow links for hours.

Currie Golf Pro Shop 

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Gift Shop

Friends of The Domes "Gifts Under Glass" 

Friends of Wehr "Nature Store" 

Parks for Good


Yoga & Fitness


Fall Cleanups


WeedOut! Help Native Plants Thrive!

  • Hoyt Park, Nov. 2
  • Sheridan Park, Nov. 2
  • Estabrook Park, Nov. 16

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