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DECEMBER 2018| JANUARY 2019
Event: Breakfast with Santa at the Pfister
Sponsor: Pfister Hotel
Location: Pfister Hotel
Times: 8-9:30 and 11:30- 1pm
Event Dates: 12/15-16, 12 /22-23 2018
Additional Info: Join Santa and the elves for a festive feast and a gift for each child, crafts, letters to Santa and countless memories.
Event: Holiday Floral Show
Sponsor: Mitchell Park Conservatory
Location: Mitchell Domes
Times: all day
Event Dates: Now through January 6, 2019
Additional Info: Enjoy the festive atmosphere among vivid poinsettias and a decked out holiday tree.
Event: Ideal Property Management Christmas Tree Lot
Sponsor: Ideal Landscaping
Location: Pere Marquette Park
Times: 10 am to 8 pm
Event Dates: Now through 12/24/2018
Additional Info: An old-fashioned tree lot featuring fresh Wisconsin trees, wreaths, garland and holiday decor.
Event: Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour
Sponsor: Milwaukee Food Tours
Location: All around the city
Times: as scheduled per party
Event Dates: Now through 12/29/2018
Additional Info: Travel around the world and back on this guided tour. Sample holiday cookies, candies and pastries from a collection of Milwaukee bakeries.
Event: Hartford Blood Drive
Sponsor: BloodCenter of Wisconsin
Location: Hartford Community Senior Center
Times: 1- 6 pm
Event Dates: Every First Wednesday of the Month
Additional Info: Schedule an appointment to give blood. The BloodCenter of Wisconsin supplies all the blood used for patients at Aurora Medical Center-Hartford and Froedert- St Joseph's Hospital. You donation could mean the difference between life and death for a neighbor, friend or relative.
Event: Deck the Streets of Old Milwaukee
Location: Milwaukee Public Museum
Times: All day
Event Dates: Now through January 22, 2019
Additional Info: The Milwaukee Public Museum is creating yuletime magic with the transformation of the Streets of Old Milwaukee and the European Village exhibits. Discover holiday traditions of the past and make some new memories with your family.
Event:Milwaukee Public Museum
Location: Downtown Milwaukee
Times: Open Year Round
Additional Info: Admission is always free on the first Thursday of every month. Free days also include: Mother's Day(free for mom's), Father's Day( Free for dad's), Veteran's Day (free for veterans or current military personnel), Grandparent's Day ( Free for Grandparents) and Memorial Day(Free for Veterans and current military personnel)
Event: Christkindlemarket Milwaukee
Location: Fiserv Forum
Times: All Day
Event Dates: Now through December 31, 2018
Additional Info: Celebrating it's first year in Milwaukee, experience a traditional German holiday market at the new Fiserv Forum complete with delicious food and drinks, collectibles and gifts. Admission is free. Closed Christmas Day.
Event: Christmas at the Pabst.
Sponsor: Pabst Mansion
Event Dates: Now through January 6th, 2019
Additional Info: As one of Milwaukee's grandest holiday traditions, generations of families have come to bask in the splendor of the Mansion's holiday decorations as well as the grandeur of the house itself. Three floors are open to the public.
Event: Jingle Bus Rides
Location: Rides start at the Plankington Clover Apartments---161 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Times: 6 pm to 8:20pm
Event Dates: Thursday through Sunday now through 12/30/2018
Additional Info: See downtown's spectacular sights aboard the convenient Jingle Bus. For $2 per person take in the beautiful lights. It's a 40 minute tour narrated by Milwaukee Downtown's Public Service Ambassadors who will point out key attractions and landmarks. It's all brought to you by Meijer.
Event: "Cozy Corner" Presented by 310W
Location: Plaza at 310 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Event Dates: Now through January 1, 2019
Additional Info: Come see what the elves have done to transform the lobby of the building. Free to the public.
Event: Holiday Display--A Seussified Season |
Location: BMO Harris Bank 770 N. Water Street
Event Dates: Now through January 2, 2019
Additional Info: A colorful winter wonderland featuring about 30 different trees and more than a dozen vignettes from classic Seuss Stories . Perfect for the family.
Event: Holiday Lights Festival
Event Dates: November - December
Additional Info: .Celebrate the holidays with the spectacular light show in Milwaukee parks.
Event: Milwaukee Winter Farmers Market
Location:The Mitchell Park Dones
Times: All Day
Event Dates: Now through April 2019
Additional Info: MWFM is to promote local, sustainable, agriculture, increase economic opportunities for small family farms and food businesses. 50 weekly vendors.
Event: The Cool Fool Kite & Ice Festival
Location:Veterans Park Milwaukee
Category New Year Celebration
Times: 11 am - 5 pm
Event Dates: January 1, 2019
Additional Info: Kites and hot food are available for purchase or bring your own. FREE hot chocolate, coffee and snacks are available while they last. Kites will be provided. A professional ice carving group called THE QUIET ICE CARVERS will be on hand , carving some great designs.
Event: Polar Bear Plunge
Sponsor: Polar Bear Plunge Milwaukee
Location: Bradford Beach
Category: New Year
Event Dates: January 1, 2019 at Noon
Additional Info: This is a fun for family affair...if you dare. It is open to the public and requires no registration. Just make sure you walk into the water safely and get out soon. Make sure you dry off quickly and then enjoy the rest of the day!!!
Event: Galllery Night and Day
Sponsor: Historic Third Ward
Location: Third Ward, East Town, Walker's Point/South and Around Town
Times: Fridays 5-9 pm, Saturday 10 am - 4pm
Event Dates: January 18 and January 19
Additional Info: For over 30 years Gallery Night and Day has united downtown as Milwaukee's two-day premier art event for both the experienced art connoisseur and the most ginning admirer. Discover galleries, explore museums, browse shops and more