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Opportunities With Milwaukee County Parks

Milwaukee County Parks helps support hundreds of private-sector jobs and dozens of small business throughout the County, as well as non-profits and community organizations. New ideas for collaborative projects and business opportunities are always welcome!

Signage Sponsorship

With so much happening in Milwaukee County Parks, there are many ways you can support the Parks while getting your business in front of diverse audiences. Sponsorship opportunities include signage along the Oak Leaf Trail, banners on Lincoln Memorial Drive, ice rink boards at Red Arrow Park, naming rights options and much more. If you have an idea that isn't listed, let us know! We'd love to forge a new partnership with you!

Contact Our Sponsorship Team

Download the Sponsor Kit

Rent a Meeting Space

From shows and performances, to conventions and events, dozens of unique venues are available to rent within Milwaukee County Parks. 

Find a Venue

Do Business in the Parks

If you want to offer a service or product for sale in a County Park, such as a guided tour, food truck, fitness class or raffle or silent auction, you’ll need a Vendor Permit. Fees vary based on the type of vendor operation and location.

Apply for a Vendor Permit

Host a Special Event

Some of Milwaukee’s most popular annual events, including Bastille Days, Firkin Fest, Lakefront Marathon and Chill on the Hill are held in County Parks. Apply for a special event permit to host a public event on a park site, parkway or park road. 

Apply for an Event Permit

Partner Success Stories

Lake Park Bistro

The highly rated Lake Park Bistro offers a romantic French dining experience in the historic Lake Park pavilion. The Bartolotta Restaurant Group leases the building from Milwaukee County Parks.

Visit Lake Park Bistro

China Lights

Chinese lanterns light up the night at Boerner Botanical Gardens from September to October. The event is a partnership between Milwaukee County Parks and the event organizers and has helped bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars in ticket sales, which has helped fund improvements at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

Learn More About China Lights

Fyxation Bicycles

Fyxation Bicycles, headquartered in Riverwest, teamed up with Milwaukee County Parks to create a unique Beer Garden Bicycle. The bike helped bring people into the beer gardens (profits go to parks), helped promote biking on the Oak Leaf Trail and showcased the custom bikes that Fyxation designs.

Visit Fyxation Bikes


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