EVENTS CALENDAR

Find things to do in Milwaukee today with kids! We’ve scoured the internet for you and put all the best activities in one place. To submit an event for consideration, click here.

Event Series Story Time in the Galleries

Story Time in the Galleries at Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Meet in Windhover Hall near the admission desks at 10:30 am and walk with the reader to the galleries. Then listen to a story that relates to a work of art before creating a drawing inspired by what you have seen and heard. This event is included with Museum admission and free for Members. Admission for […]

$25 – $45

May Programs at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium

Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium S14 W28167 Madison St, Waukesha, WI, United States

SATURDAY SHOWS 5/11, 5/18, 5/25 at 11:00am - Double Feature- World of Curiosity & Cosmix  5/11, 5/18, 5/25 at 1:00pm - Aurora: Lights of Wonder Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

$5

May Programs at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium

Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium S14 W28167 Madison St, Waukesha, WI, United States

SATURDAY SHOWS 5/11, 5/18, 5/25 at 11:00am - Double Feature- World of Curiosity & Cosmix  5/11, 5/18, 5/25 at 1:00pm - Aurora: Lights of Wonder Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

$5

Animal Feeding at Havenwoods State Forest Milwaukee

Havenwoods State Forest 6141 N. Hopkins Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Animal Feeding at Havenwoods State Forest on Saturday, May 25 1:00 - 2:30 pm Ever wanted to see a turtle eat? Or see a snake up close? Come visit the animals as they eat their lunch. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

West Allis Farmers Market

Downtown West Allis Greenfield Ave. - 70th to 76th Street, West Allis, WI, United States

The West Allis Farmers Market offers a wide variety of seasonal produce, fresh meats and eggs, honey and maple syrup, fresh-cut flowers and annual plants, and prepared foods. Our 2024 season will start May 4. Each year the Farmers Market is open from the first Saturday in May through the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We are […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Open Gyms

Open Gym at Salto Gymnastics Center in Brookfield

Salto Gymnastics Center (Brookfield) 21950 Doral Road, Waukesha, WI, United States

Saturdays from 1:30pm - 3:00pm Open Gym for First grade through High School. You must have a signed waiver to participate. Participants are recommended to wear a face mask. We recommend bringing your own water bottle, the bubblers are open. NO PARENTS ON THE FLOOR (parents can watch from the viewing area upstairs) Please note: Dates and times […]

$12

Milwaukee Milkmen Festival Days at Franklin Field

Franklin Field 7035 S Ballpark Drive, Frankin, WI, United States

Friday, May 24th - Sunday, May 26th at Franklin Field 7035 S Ballpark Dr Franklin, WI Celebrate the start of summer the RIGHT way at Franklin Field! Friday Night Fireworks make their return on May 24 and make sure to come early on Sunday for our pregame Memorial Day service.  Please note: Dates and times […]

$16 – $45

Sensory-Friendly Sessions at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Betty Brinn Children's Museum 929 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Second Sunday of every month, 5-7pm Fourth Sunday of every month, 3:30-5:30pm 2024 Sessions January 14, 5-7 pm January 28, 3:30-5:30pm February 11, 5-7 p.m. February 25, 3:30-5:30pm March 10, 5-7pm March 24, 3:30-5:30pm April 14, 5-7pm April 28, 3:30-5:30pm May 12, 5-7pm May 26, 3:30-5:30pm Families can enjoy the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum in […]

$5
Event Series Sky Zone 2024 Events

Little Leapers at Sky Zone in Milwaukee/Waukesha (Ages 7 and under)

Sky Zone Waukesha W229 N 1420 Westwood Dr, Waukesha, WI, United States

Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. On Sunday mornings from 9:00-11:00 am. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age children and learning about sharing, teamwork, and other important social skills. Bond, make memories and watch […]

$25 – $100

Kohl’s Design It! Lab at Discovery World

Discovery World 500 North Harbor, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Design It! Lab Open Every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Bring the whole family to the Kohl’s Design It! Lab to make wonderfully creative projects that you can take home. You’ll choose a project from our rotating menu and we’ll guide you through the creation process. Projects can take anywhere from […]

$40 – $120

Open Play at A Kid At Heart Playland Cafe

A Kid At Heart Playland W188N10707 Maple Road, Germantown, WI, United States

A Kid At Heart Playland Cafe is an indoor play cafe located in Germantown where creativity knows no bounds! Step into our socks-only haven, crafted with toddlers and kids up to 8 years old in mind. Immerse your little ones in a world of boundless possibilities, where open-ended exploration and STEM-focused activities are the heart […]

$12

Drop-In Art Making at Kohl’s Art Studio at the Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee Art Museum 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Drop-In Art Making: Kohl's Art Studio Make art together in the Kohl’s Art Studio! Kohl’s Art Studio is a joint effort between Kohl’s and the Milwaukee Art Museum to bring area kids and their families closer to art—to discover more about it—and involve them in creative experiences. The art studio—at the Museum, in the community, and […]

$25 – $65

Planetarium Programs and Dome Theater Films at the MPM’s Soref Planetarium

MPM Daniel M Soref Planetarium 800 W Wells St, Milwaukee, United States

The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium & Dome Theater is now open! One Planetarium program is included with your Museum admission. At this time, programs cannot be reserved in advance and are first-come, first-served.  DAILY SCHEDULE  (Wednesdays through Mondays) April 10, 2024 through June 13, 2024 10:15 am Wisconsin Stargazing 11 am Great White Shark Noon Cosmic […]

$6 – $10
Event Series Let’s Go Fly A Kite MKE!

Family Kite Festival at Milwaukee’s Veterans Park

Veterans Park 1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

May 25 & 26  On Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday May 26th, Gift of Wings is hosting The Gift of Wings IKEA Family Kite Festival, 37 Years in Veterans Park, a Milwaukee County Park, on Milwaukee's lakefront. The event will begin at 10:00 am, through 6:00 pm, (5 pm Sunday) with the GRAND LAUNCH of […]

Free

Indoor Play at Kids Empire in Glendale

Kids Empire Glendale 5794 N Bayshore Dr, Glendale, Wisconsin, United States

Kids Empire is an interactive indoor play space for children of all ages and their families. Come explore with your kids the floor-to-ceiling climbing walls, play structures, dedicated dance room, ball pits, exhilarating slides, creative building games, and more!   Monday - Thursday: 10am-8pm Friday - Sunday: 10am-10pm   NOTE: Please check the Kids Empire […]

$18 – $25

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert at Anodyne Walkers Point

Anodyne - Walkers Point 224 W Bruce St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

January 28th / February 25th / March 31st / April 28th / May 26th / June 30th / July 28th / August 25th / September 29th / October 27th / November 24th / December 29th at 11:00amFree Family Concert at 11:00 am!Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be […]

Free

Flashback Cinema Series at Marcus Area Cinemas

Marcus Theatres WI, United States

FLASHBACK CINEMA SERIES at Select Locations Don't miss some of the best all-time classic movies back on the BIG SCREEN at Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern. Get tickets now! THE FILM SERIES LINEUP: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ​(April 21 & 24)  The Wizard of Oz ​(May 11, 12 & 15)  Harry Potter and the Order […]

$25 – $85

Open Play and Art: Sunday Funday at St Francis Children’s Center (Special/Support Needs)

St Francis Children's Center 6700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Sunday Funday at St. Francis Children's Center is a safe in-door play space for families of children with special needs! Siblings that are older than 6 years old are welcome and encouraged to come and play with their sibling and make new friends too. This is lovely open space for families to feel at home […]

Free

Milwaukee Milkmen Festival Days at Franklin Field

Franklin Field 7035 S Ballpark Drive, Frankin, WI, United States

Friday, May 24th - Sunday, May 26th at Franklin Field 7035 S Ballpark Dr Franklin, WI Celebrate the start of summer the RIGHT way at Franklin Field! Friday Night Fireworks make their return on May 24 and make sure to come early on Sunday for our pregame Memorial Day service.  Please note: Dates and times […]

$16 – $45

Touch Tank Feeding at Discovery World

Discovery World 500 North Harbor, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Touch Tank Feeding Every Sunday at 2:00 pm Dive deeper into your Reiman Aquarium visit with our Aquarist team! We invite you to experience the excitement of feeding time at our Touch Tanks. Get up close with our flappy friends and learn what it takes to care for our aquatic wildlife. Please note: Dates and […]

$40 – $120

Milwaukee Monthly Family Magic and Variety Show at the Brumder Mansion (Ages 6+)

Brumder Mansion 3046 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Starting March 3rd and continuing on the Last Sunday of Every Month at 2pm Brumder Mansion 3046 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee WI Bring the family and have some magical fun at The Brumder Mansion. Hosted by Magicians & Comedians Two Brothers One Mind and featuring a rotating cast of entertainers. Doors open 20 minutes before […]

$10 – $20

Open Play at A Kid At Heart Playland Cafe

A Kid At Heart Playland W188N10707 Maple Road, Germantown, WI, United States

A Kid At Heart Playland Cafe is an indoor play cafe located in Germantown where creativity knows no bounds! Step into our socks-only haven, crafted with toddlers and kids up to 8 years old in mind. Immerse your little ones in a world of boundless possibilities, where open-ended exploration and STEM-focused activities are the heart […]

$12

Open Play at Little Sprouts Mequon

Little Sprouts Mequon 1406 W Mequon Road, Mequon, WI, United States

Little Sprouts Play Cafe spaces are full of beautiful, custom play zones, plenty of thoughtful toys, and designed to be spaces your children (and you) will LOVE.   Ideal for kids 0-6 years old, our spaces are meant to inspire your child’s imagination. While providing young kids a space to socialize, engage, and feel free. […]

$12 – $15

Mitchell Park Domes Presents 2024 Spring Show: Abstracting Georgia O’Keeffe

The Domes Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory 524 S. Layton Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Show Runs from March 30-May 27, 2024 at the Mitchell Park Domes 524 S Layton Blvd Milwaukee WI A floral tribute to the art of Georgia O’Keeffe unfolds in the show dome, revealing the blooms of spring in all their glory. Immerse yourself in this unique exhibit and identify the flowers that bring you joy. […]

$9 – $20

Memorial Day Parade in Menomonee Falls

Menomonee Falls Downtown ​N88W16712 Appleton Ave, Menomonee Falls, WI, United States

The Menomonee Falls Memorial Day Parade is held on Memorial Day at 10:00 am and starts on Main Street at Harrison Avenue, traveling to downtown Menomonee Falls and continues west on Main Street, turning north on Grand Avenue and ending at the Neu’s Building Center parking lot. This parade is coordinated by the Knights of Columbus.

Free

Global Palette at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Betty Brinn Children's Museum 929 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

BETTY BRINN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM 929 E WISCONSIN AVE MILWAUKEE, WI  Embark on a global journey with us through art projects inspired by different cultures. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's Spring Break Time MKE!)

$10 – $25

Planetarium Programs and Dome Theater Films at the MPM’s Soref Planetarium

MPM Daniel M Soref Planetarium 800 W Wells St, Milwaukee, United States

The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium & Dome Theater is now open! One Planetarium program is included with your Museum admission. At this time, programs cannot be reserved in advance and are first-come, first-served.  DAILY SCHEDULE  (Wednesdays through Mondays) April 10, 2024 through June 13, 2024 10:15 am Wisconsin Stargazing 11 am Great White Shark Noon Cosmic […]

$6 – $10

Pottery Painting at Just Kiln Time

Just Kiln' Time N88W16683 Appleton Ave,, Menomonee Falls, WI, United States

Painting your own pottery at Just Kiln' Time in downtown Menomonee Falls is fun, relaxing, easy, and rewarding.  Our paints are all non-toxic and water soluble, and your finished item is food safe. We have TONS of styles to choose from. We stock mugs, plates, decorative pieces, functional items, figurines, holiday pottery, and much more, […]

$25 – $75

Indoor Play at Kids Empire in Glendale

Kids Empire Glendale 5794 N Bayshore Dr, Glendale, Wisconsin, United States

Kids Empire is an interactive indoor play space for children of all ages and their families. Come explore with your kids the floor-to-ceiling climbing walls, play structures, dedicated dance room, ball pits, exhilarating slides, creative building games, and more!   Monday - Thursday: 10am-8pm Friday - Sunday: 10am-10pm   NOTE: Please check the Kids Empire […]

$18 – $25

Memorial Day in Whitefish Bay

Date: May 27, 2024, 11 am Locale: Armory Park Details: We welcome the community to join us for Whitefish Bay’s Memorial Day Ceremony. The Veterans Monument and Memorial Garden at Armory Park honors the rich history of men and women who served and fought valiantly for our nation. Located on the original site of Whitefish […]

Free

Flashback Cinema Series at Marcus Area Cinemas

Marcus Theatres WI, United States

FLASHBACK CINEMA SERIES at Select Locations Don't miss some of the best all-time classic movies back on the BIG SCREEN at Marcus Theatres and Movie Tavern. Get tickets now! THE FILM SERIES LINEUP: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ​(April 21 & 24)  The Wizard of Oz ​(May 11, 12 & 15)  Harry Potter and the Order […]

$25 – $85
Event Series 2024 Open Gyms

Tiny Tot Open Gym at Salto Gymnastics Center in Brookfield

Salto Gymnastics Center (Brookfield) 21950 Doral Road, Waukesha, WI, United States

Salto Tiny Tot open gym is available to all children from walking through 6 years old (kindergarteners). Older siblings must sit in the party room (Brookfield), on the side of the gym, or upstairs in the viewing area. OPEN GYM HOURS Salto Brookfield School Year Schedule: Mondays and Fridays 11:45am - 12:45pm Please note: Dates and times are […]

$5
Event Series 2024 Open Gyms

Preschool Open Gym at Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy (Ages 0-6)

Swiss Turners Gymnastics Academy 2214 S. 116th St., West Allis, WI, United States

Mondays 12:30-2pm / Wednesdays 10:15-11:45 am / Thursdays 10-11:30am Do you have a child 6 or younger who just has energy to burn and a driving need to expand their boundaries? Well, open up a gigantic, new world of fun for them at our preschool open gym. Each child must have an adult accompanying them. […]

$10 – $30

Toolbox at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Betty Brinn Children's Museum 929 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States

BETTY BRINN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM 929 E WISCONSIN AVE MILWAUKEE, WI  Come find out what is in the toolbox! Every week we will put different tools in your hands and learn how and when to use them safely. Any age is welcome! Free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required. Please note: Dates and times are […]

$12

Open Play at Little Sprouts Shorewood

Little Sprouts Shorewood 4606 N Wilson Drive, Shorewood

Little Sprouts Play Cafe spaces are full of beautiful, custom play zones, plenty of thoughtful toys, and designed to be spaces your children (and you) will LOVE.   Ideal for kids 0-6 years old, our spaces are meant to inspire your child’s imagination. While providing young kids a space to socialize, engage, and feel free. […]

$12 – $15

Open Play at Little Sprouts Mequon

Little Sprouts Mequon 1406 W Mequon Road, Mequon, WI, United States

Little Sprouts Play Cafe spaces are full of beautiful, custom play zones, plenty of thoughtful toys, and designed to be spaces your children (and you) will LOVE.   Ideal for kids 0-6 years old, our spaces are meant to inspire your child’s imagination. While providing young kids a space to socialize, engage, and feel free. […]

$12 – $15

Tuesdays in the Garden at Lynden Sculpture Garden

Lynden Sculpture Garden 2145 Brown

Tuesdays in the Garden, designed for children aged 1-3, provides a nurturing environment where children’s curiosity and wonder are extended through play and exploration, and children and their caregivers learn and discover side-by-side. Join art educators Claudia Orjuela and Denice Niebuhr for hands-on art making and all-senses-engaged exploration of the outdoor world at Lynden. We’ll consider different themes, each […]

$12 – $16
Event Series 2024 Community Events

West Allis Farmers Market

Downtown West Allis Greenfield Ave. - 70th to 76th Street, West Allis, WI, United States

The West Allis Farmers Market offers a wide variety of seasonal produce, fresh meats and eggs, honey and maple syrup, fresh-cut flowers and annual plants, and prepared foods. Our 2024 season will start May 4. Each year the Farmers Market is open from the first Saturday in May through the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We are […]

Free

French Club at East Library

Milwaukee Public Library - East Branch North Maryland & East Bradford Avenues, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesdays from 3:30pm - 5:00pm at East Library 2320 N Cramer St Milwaukee WI Parlez-vous francais? Non? Then join French Club so you can confidently say "Oui! Je parle francais!" Learn all about France, French culture, and of course how to speak French. Au Revoir! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and […]

Free

Outdoor Explore Club at the Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park (Ages 6-11)

Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park 1500 E Park Place, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Tuesdays, May 7 / May 14 / May 21 / May 28 from 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm (For ages 6-11) Let's explore the great outdoors at Riverside Park! Every day will be a new adventure. Get ready to spend ALL our time outdoors, so please dress for the weather, bring a water bottle and snack. […]

$20 – $32

Drop-In Tinker Lab and DIY Studio at Field Workshop in Greendale

Field Workshop 5686 S Broad St, Greendale, WI, United States

Our Tinker Lab and Kids' Craft Studio provides a free-form creative experience where guests can explore different materials and activities including painting, beading, hot glue, electronics, STEM activities, craft projects,  and more.  Price includes access to all of our materials  for maximum creative exploration. Projects from our DIY Studio collection can be purchased for an […]

$12 – $40

Mosaic Theatre High Interest Day At Mosaic Studios Brookfield (Ages 5-17)

Mosaic Creative Studios 3400 Intertech Drive Suite 200, Brookfield, United States

May 28th from 4:30pm-7:30pm at Mosaic Creative Studios 3400 Intertech Dr #200 Brookfield, WI  Mosaic Creative Studios is opening up our favorite classes for a FREE High Interest Day! Give your actor the opportunity to be creative in 6 different classes and have a blast while learning. Our students will have the opportunity to have […]

Free

Board Game Night at Center Street Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Center Street 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesdays from 5-7:30 pm at Center Street Library - 2727 W Fond du Lac Ave Milwaukee WI Join us for a night of board game fun for all ages! Whether you're new to board games or a seasoned player, stop by to play an old classic or find a new favorite.  Please note: Dates and […]

Free