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Milwaukee Area Summer Activities

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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.

Youth Workshop: MQWP Summer Meet-up

Woodland Pattern 720 E Locust St, Milwaukee

Join the Milwaukee Queer Writing Project at our summer art+writing meet-up dates! The MQWP summer series is designed to give outlets for expression and community to young LGBTQ+ people in the greater Milwaukee area. There will be lots of opportunities for writing and art workshops, as well as chances to work with queer writers and […]

Free

Puss In Boots

Wauwatosa Senior Club Civic Center 7725 W North Ave, Wauwatosa

Children’s Theatre of Wauwatosa Summer Theatre 2023 ~ Presents:  Puss in Boots 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 Time for Puss In Boots!)

$5 – $10

Lake Country DockHounds Traveling Through The Decades Weekend

Wisconsin Brewing Company Park 1011 Blue Ribbon Circle N, Oconomowoc, WI, United States

Traveling Through The Decades Aug 4th, 2023 at 6:35 PM - Aug 6th, 2023 at 1:35 PM The Great Gatsby, Sock Hop & Viva Las Vegas! FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 / Theme: The Great Gatsby / Gates Open: 5:35 pm / 1st Pitch: 6:35 pm SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 / Theme: Sock Hop / Gates Open: 5:05 pm […]

$10 – $15
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Milwaukee Milkmen Homestand Highlights

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

FRI, AUGUST 4: MILK'N WIES'N: OKTOBERFEST: German food & beverages + Polka Music + Postgame Fireworks SAT, AUGUST 5: PRINCESSES & PIRATES: Pregame Parade + Costume Contest + Photo Ops with Princesses SUN, AUGUST 6: LECHEROS: LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLING: Postgame Wrestling Match Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

$16

Caring for Kids in Foster Care

Waukesha Public Library 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukehsa, WI, United States

Caring for Kids in Foster Care 08/05/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Waukesha Public Library: 321 Wisconsin Avenue Waukesha, WI Overview: We're taking it back to where it all began 10 years ago with this project for Kids Matter Inc. lending a little hand to local kids in foster care! SBK's very first project was […]

Free

Lake Country DockHounds Traveling Through The Decades Weekend

Wisconsin Brewing Company Park 1011 Blue Ribbon Circle N, Oconomowoc, WI, United States

Traveling Through The Decades Aug 4th, 2023 at 6:35 PM - Aug 6th, 2023 at 1:35 PM The Great Gatsby, Sock Hop & Viva Las Vegas! FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 / Theme: The Great Gatsby / Gates Open: 5:35 pm / 1st Pitch: 6:35 pm SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 / Theme: Sock Hop / Gates Open: 5:05 pm […]

$10 – $15

Milwaukee Milkmen Homestand Highlights

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

FRI, AUGUST 4: MILK'N WIES'N: OKTOBERFEST: German food & beverages + Polka Music + Postgame Fireworks SAT, AUGUST 5: PRINCESSES & PIRATES: Pregame Parade + Costume Contest + Photo Ops with Princesses SUN, AUGUST 6: LECHEROS: LUCHA LIBRE WRESTLING: Postgame Wrestling Match Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

$16

Lake Country DockHounds Traveling Through The Decades Weekend

Wisconsin Brewing Company Park 1011 Blue Ribbon Circle N, Oconomowoc, WI, United States

Traveling Through The Decades Aug 4th, 2023 at 6:35 PM - Aug 6th, 2023 at 1:35 PM The Great Gatsby, Sock Hop & Viva Las Vegas! FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 / Theme: The Great Gatsby / Gates Open: 5:35 pm / 1st Pitch: 6:35 pm SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 / Theme: Sock Hop / Gates Open: 5:05 pm […]

$10 – $15

Little Wonders Turtle Time for Two-Year Olds

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

AUGUST 7, 2023 AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Little Wonders Turtle Time for Two-Year Olds A program for two-year olds to share with their favorite adult. Meet Wehr’s resident turtles as we learn about these gentle reptiles. We will countdown as we read Turtle Splash! By Cathryn Falwell, make a turtle shell ink print, […]

$12

Little Wonders Turtle Time for Three-Year Olds

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

AUGUST 7, 2023 AT 11 AM – 12:00 PM Little Wonders Turtle Time for Three-Year Olds A program for three-year olds to share with their favorite adult. Meet Wehr’s resident turtles as we learn about these gentle reptiles. We will countdown as we read Turtle Splash! By Cathryn Falwell, make a turtle shell ink print, […]

$12
Event Series Wee Wonders: Buggin’ Out

Wee Wonders: Buggin’ Out

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2023 AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Wee Wonders: Buggin' Out Join us as we go on an insect hunt in search of beetles, true bugs, grasshoppers, and more! Our naturalists guide your young entomologist(s) in a search for insects of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Parents will […]

$4

Back to School Playground Games Night for Fostering Community

Marx Park 700 S Barker Rd, Brookfield

Back to School Playground Games Night for Fostering Community Overview: Fostering Families is a local organization that supports families involved in fostering and adoption. There are more than 2,000 children in foster care in Milwaukee County. Fostering Families seeks to encourage and empower families involved with both fostering and adoption through family events and community […]

Free

Kansas City Monarchs vs Milwaukee Milkmen Featuring The Racine Zoo

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

Kansas City Monarchs vs Milwaukee Milkmen Bring the whole family to enjoy a fun night of baseball while supporting the Zoo! Racine Zoo is thrilled to be the featured nonprofit at the August 8th Milwaukee Milkmen Game! Proceeds from game ticket sales, donations and 50/50 raffle stay in Wisconsin to benefit the animals and programs […]

$16
Event Series Wee Wonders: Buggin’ Out

Wee Wonders: Buggin’ Out

TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2023 AT 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Wee Wonders: Buggin' Out Join us as we go on an insect hunt in search of beetles, true bugs, grasshoppers, and more! Our naturalists guide your young entomologist(s) in a search for insects of all shapes, sizes, and colors. Parents will […]

$4
Event Series Animal Crackers Music Concert Series

Animal Crackers Music Concert Series

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

You don't want miss these talented musicians at our annual Animal Crackers music concert series. You can enjoy the upbeat music with a beautiful lake view and delicious food from numerous dining options on site! Share this fun, unique experience!  Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - Mindi Abair Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials […]

$40

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Milwaukee Public Library - Tippecanoe Branch 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

August 10th, 2023 Tippecanoe Library (Milwaukee) 2:00 pmMilwaukee Public Library Tippecanoe Branch, 3912 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207Free family concert, 2:00 pm!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: (Fox and Branch)   

Free
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Shakespeare In The State Parks: Macbeth

Kettle Moraine State Forest - Pike Lake Unit 3544 Kettle Moraine Rd, Hartford, WI

Kettle Moraine State Forest - Pike Lake Unit / 3544 Kettle Moraine Rd, Hartford, WI 53027 August 18, 2023 / Workshop 5:30 pm / Show 7:00 pm Three witches visit brave warrior Macbeth with a vision of the future: he will be crowned king of Scotland. Determined to do whatever it takes to make this […]

Free
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Kenosha Public Library 1500 27th Ave, Kenosha

August 18th, 2023 Kenosha Public Library (Northside Branch) 6:45 pmNorthside Neighborhood Library | Kenosha Public Library, 1500 27th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140Free Family Concert, 6:45 pm!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: (Fox and Branch)   

Free
Event Series Zoorific Saturday

Zoorific Saturday

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

International Orangutan Day Saturday, August 19 10AM – 5PM World Rhino Day Saturday, August 26 10AM – 5PM Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day Saturday, September 2 10AM – 5PM Bring the whole family to enjoy a Zoorific Saturday! Enhance your Zoo experience with fun crafts, exciting games, and more hands-on activities all day long. Stop […]

$11

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Museum of Wisconsin Art

August 19th, 2023 Art & Chalk Fest (West Bend) 10:00 amMuseum of Wisconsin Art, 205 Veterans Ave, West Bend, WI 53095Free Family Concert, 10:00 am!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: (Fox and Branch)   

Free

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

August 19th, 2023 Irish Fest 4:30 pm Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202Children's Stage concert, 4:30 pm! August 20th, 2023 Irish Fest 12:30 pm Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202Children's Stage concert, 12:30 pm!Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events […]

$15 – $25

Car, Truck and Bike Show!

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

Join us this weekend! Our 27th Annual Car, Truck, & Bike Show is almost here! See over 250 amazing vehicles brought in by car, truck, and motorcycle enthusiasts across the Midwest! We'll be awarding over 75 trophies. From antique to modern, there's something for everyone! Bring friends and family to stroll around the Zoo listening […]

$5
Event Series Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Fox and Branch Family Folk Music Concert

Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

August 19th, 2023 Irish Fest 4:30 pm Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202Children's Stage concert, 4:30 pm! August 20th, 2023 Irish Fest 12:30 pm Henry Maier Festival Park 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202Children's Stage concert, 12:30 pm!Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events […]

$15 – $25
Event Series Brio 2023-2024 Season Orientation

Brio 2023-2024 Season Orientation

Brio Institute for Music and Theatre 3400 Intertech Dr Suite 200, Brookfield

August 23rd-24th 6pm-7:15pm Get Ready for a Brand New Season of Brio Theatre! Next week Wisconsin’s number one children’s theatre company is inviting you into our family! We are opening our doors! Your family is welcome to receive a private tour from our Program Director. Ms. Sam is excited to meet your actor, answer all […]

Free
Event Series Animal Crackers Music Concert Series

Animal Crackers Music Concert Series

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

You don't want miss these talented musicians at our annual Animal Crackers music concert series. You can enjoy the upbeat music with a beautiful lake view and delicious food from numerous dining options on site! Share this fun, unique experience!  Wednesday, July 26, 2023 - Mindi Abair Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials […]

$40
Event Series Brio 2023-2024 Season Orientation

Brio 2023-2024 Season Orientation

Brio Institute for Music and Theatre 3400 Intertech Dr Suite 200, Brookfield

August 23rd-24th 6pm-7:15pm Get Ready for a Brand New Season of Brio Theatre! Next week Wisconsin’s number one children’s theatre company is inviting you into our family! We are opening our doors! Your family is welcome to receive a private tour from our Program Director. Ms. Sam is excited to meet your actor, answer all […]

Free
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Sustainability Fair

The fourth Sustainability Fair is an initiative of the Waukesha County Green Team, Retzer NC, Plowshare, and the Waukesha County Land Conservancy. We anticipate over 1,000 ecologically minded attendees of all ages. The Fair is FREE to attend, running from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 26. Activities will include interactive exhibits, information […]

Free
Event Series Zoorific Saturday

Zoorific Saturday

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

International Orangutan Day Saturday, August 19 10AM – 5PM World Rhino Day Saturday, August 26 10AM – 5PM Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day Saturday, September 2 10AM – 5PM Bring the whole family to enjoy a Zoorific Saturday! Enhance your Zoo experience with fun crafts, exciting games, and more hands-on activities all day long. Stop […]

$11
Event Series NatureNauts: Beetlemania

NatureNauts: Beetlemania

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver Beetles swim, fly, and crawl everywhere and are one of the most common animals on Earth. NatureNauts will meet and touch a bunch o’ beetles, go on a beetle search, and make their own craft beetle that really flips. $5 parking fee applies to non-members / […]

$12
Event Series NatureNauts: Beetlemania

NatureNauts: Beetlemania

Wehr Nature Center 9701 W College Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver Beetles swim, fly, and crawl everywhere and are one of the most common animals on Earth. NatureNauts will meet and touch a bunch o’ beetles, go on a beetle search, and make their own craft beetle that really flips. $5 parking fee applies to non-members / […]

$12

Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Milwaukee Youth Theatre Auditions for “The Snow Queen”

Church In The City 2648 N Hackett Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Friday, September 1 from 6:00pm-8:00pm & Saturday, September 2 from 10:00am-Noon or 1:00pm-3:00pm Church In the City 2648 N Hackett Ave Milwaukee, WI 53211 (street parking available) Actors ages 9-18 years / Male and female  Parents are invited to stay in the designated waiting area. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

Free

Milwaukee Youth Theatre Auditions for “The Snow Queen”

Church In The City 2648 N Hackett Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Friday, September 1 from 6:00pm-8:00pm & Saturday, September 2 from 10:00am-Noon or 1:00pm-3:00pm Church In the City 2648 N Hackett Ave Milwaukee, WI 53211 (street parking available) Actors ages 9-18 years / Male and female  Parents are invited to stay in the designated waiting area. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

Free
Event Series Zoorific Saturday

Zoorific Saturday

Racine Zoo 2131 North Main Street, Racine, WI, United States

International Orangutan Day Saturday, August 19 10AM – 5PM World Rhino Day Saturday, August 26 10AM – 5PM Reptile and Amphibian Awareness Day Saturday, September 2 10AM – 5PM Bring the whole family to enjoy a Zoorific Saturday! Enhance your Zoo experience with fun crafts, exciting games, and more hands-on activities all day long. Stop […]

$11
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50
Event Series Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night

Rockin' Jump Brown Deer 9009 Deerbrook Trail, Brown Deer, Wisconsin

Rockin’ Friday Neon Jump Night from 6pm-8pm Rock Out On Friday’s! Rockin’ Fridays is our dedicated time for guests of all ages to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Our price per jumper is $18.50 for 2 hours. $18.50 Per Person / 2 hours every Friday […]

$18.50

Event Series Deep Lake Future Immersive Art Playground

Deep Lake Future Immersive Art Playground

Small Works Gallery 700 S 5th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Deep Lake Future is an immersive art experience created by Milwaukee-based multimedia production studio FuzzPop Workshop.​The experience transports visitors of all ages to a surreal underwater future in which invasive species have overrun the Great Lakes ecosystem. Join an expedition to explore interactive sculptural elements, hidden passageways, state-of-the-art projection mapping, and a 3D soundscape. Show […]

$10 – $40