With over 150 parks, miles of scenic trails, 15 golf courses, beer gardens, dog parks, beaches, community centers, botanical gardens, nature trails and hundreds of events, there's always something new to discover in your Milwaukee County Parks.
SPRING IN THE PARKS!
Our Top Picks of Spring Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks
The annual train show returns to The Domes from Jan. 19 - April 7, with the theme "Miniature Milwaukee." The show is open daily and is included with general admission to The Domes.
Training sessions are now open for any strong swimmer interested in becoming a Milwaukee County Parks lifeguard this summer. Get details.
County Parks are accepting applications for seasonal positions including beer gardens, pools, golf courses and parks operations. Apply now.
Submit your best wildlife and landscape photos taken in a Milwaukee County Park for a chance to win cash prizes. Deadline to enter is May 1. Learn more.
Read our quick guide to the top events happening in Milwaukee County Parks in March.
Traveling Beer Garden 2019 Schedule Revealed
Feb. 26, 2019
The Traveling Beer Gardens will return for the sixth year this summer. The beer gardens will visit 13 park sites between May and September. New stops this year include Washington Park, Jacobus Park and Falk Park.
New Food & Beverage Partnership Opportunities Available
Feb. 8, 2019
A Request for Proposals has been published for food operations at several park sites including Whitnall Park Beer Garden, Humboldt Park, Bradford Beach and the Traveling Beer Garden. Interested businesses have until March 4 to apply.
Dec. 26, 2018
Aira, a service that connects people who are blind or low-vision to highly trained, remotely-located agents, is available for free use at several Milwaukee County Parks venues.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Parks Fund Launches
A new way to donate to Milwaukee County Parks
Online Parks Store Opens
A new range of parks-inspired merchandise including button-up dog shirts, parks t-shirts, Maptacular posters, and stickers and patches are available at www.parksforgood.com. Proceeds will help fund future parks projects.
Major Upcoming Events
Japanese Zen Garden Opening Day
April 20, Mitchell Park Domes
The Floral Show Dome will be transformed into a relaxing Japanese themed zen garden for the spring show. The show will open daily, April 20 - May 25 and is included with general admission to The Domes.
Boerner Opening Day
April 27, Boerner Botanical Gardens
Spring officially arrives with the opening of Boerner Botanical Gardens.
Domes Free Day
April 4, Mitchell Park Domes
Milwaukee County residents with proof of residency enjoy free general admission to The Domes on Free First Thursdays, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Over 150 pavilions, community rooms, wedding venues and parks spaces are available to rent. Start planning your next event.