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.
WINTER IN THE PARKS!
Our Top Picks of Winter Activities in Your Milwaukee County Parks
Pere Marquette, Ziedler and Cathedral Square parks in downtown Milwaukee light up from Nov. 15 - Jan. 1.
The Winter Farmers Market has returned to the Mitchell Park Domes. Visit the market on Saturdays from November to March.
Seeking a perfect gift for the holidays? Milwaukee County Parks gift cards can be used at beer gardens, golf courses, indoor pools and for admission to The Domes or Boerner Botanical Gardens. Purchase Now.
Milwaukee's favorite outdoor ice rink is free to use if you bring your own skates. Skate rentals are also available. Opening Wednesday, Dec. 12.
Read our quick guide to the top events happening in Milwaukee County Parks in December.
Slice of Ice Rink Opens for Season
Dec. 11, 2018
Ice Skating returns to Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on Dec. 12. The rink, open daily, is free for skaters with their own skates; affordable ice skate rentals are also available.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation Parks Fund Launches
Nov. 26, 2018
A new way to donate to Milwaukee County Parks is available in time for Giving Tuesday. A new parks fund, managed by The Greater Milwaukee Foundation, is a 501(c)3 charitable fund that will help support future parks projects.
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.
Humboldt Pavilion Great Room Named for Ruth Simos
County Receives $2m Grant for Lake Park Bridge
Major Upcoming Events
Golf Holiday Sale
Nov. 23 - Dec. 23, Currie Park
Visit Currie Park Golf Clubhouse for end-of-year deals on golf merchandise and equipment. Open daily from Nov. 23 - Dec. 23.
Scrooooge! Holiday Floral Show
Nov. 17 - Jan. 6, Mitchell Park Domes
Scrooooge!, the holiday floral show at Milwaukee's Mitchell Park Domes, will put families in the holiday spirit!
Cool Fool Kite Festival
Jan. 1, Veterans Park
The New Year's Day kite fest from Gift of Wings returns for its 32nd year in 2019. The free event runs from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. with kite flying, ice sculptures and free hot chocolate, coffee and snacks.
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Over 150 pavilions, community rooms, wedding venues and parks spaces are available to rent. Start planning your next event.