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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.

AWE Truck Studio at Milwaukee Playgrounds

Milwaukee Metro Area Milwaukee, WI, United States

2024 Roving Activities Playground Schedule This summer, Milwaukee Recreation is bringing fun and interesting activities directly to our playgrounds! Returning this summer will be Milwaukee Recreation's Rec. 'N' Roll Mobile, as well as partnerships with the Wisconsin Bicycle Federation, Milwaukee Public Library, Betty Brinn Children's Museum, and Artists Working in Education (AWE). All playgrounds are […]

Free
Event Series Friendship Fridays

Friendship Fridays at Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

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

Be a friend, bring a friend and make a friend! Join us for facilitated activities designed to encourage children (and adults!) to play and work together. Free with regular admission. Preregistration is not required. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm […]

$25 – $80

Music and Movement at The Little Village Play Cafe in Wauwatosa

The Little Village Play Cafe 6505 W North Ave, Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Playtime at The Little Village Play Cafe 6505 W North Ave Wauwatosa WI Fridays at 1pm We offer FREE enrichment classes with the purchase of open play. Classes are led by our local educators and developed for kiddos between the ages of 6 months to 6 years. Get ready to dance, sing, and move! This […]

Free

Family Open Swim at Swimtastic Swim School in Franklin

Swimtastic Swim School - Franklin 9702 W Airways Ave, Franklin, WI, United States

FAMILY OPEN SWIM Fridays from 1:30pm - 3:30pm Jump-in and practice those swim skills with the whole family during open swim. (No instruction) 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 Family Swim Time MKE!)

$15 – $35

Cruisin’ Starry Nights Concert at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI, United States

Starry Nights at The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 3270 Mitchell Park Dr Brookfield WI   JULY 12, 2024 WITH THE ROCKIN’ ROBINS FREE VEHICLE SHOW ENTRY* BEGINS @ 4PM | FREE LIVE MUSIC BEGINS @ 6:30PM *Vehicle show is free for attendees & classic vehicle owners. No pre-registration; car show limited to […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Food Truck Fridays in West Allis

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

Fridays June 7 / June 21 / July 12 / July 26 / August 16 / August 30 / September 13 / September 27 from 5 - 8 pm Celebrate summer with Food Truck Fridays at the West Allis Farmers Market, 6501 W. National Ave. from 5 - 8 pm! Milwaukee’s best food trucks will gather […]

Free

Bark After Dark In Konkel Park Greenfield

Konkel Park - Greenfield 5151 W Layton Ave, Greenfield

Bark After Dark | Greenfield, WI Friday, July 12, 2024 from 5:00-9:00 PM The AMP at Konkel Park 5151 W Layton Ave Calling all dogs and dog-lovers for a night at Konkel Park. Pet related vendors, live music by Doghouse Charlie, food vendors, beer at the AMP, and a Twilight Trail Walk* (at 8:00 pm) […]

Free

Dominic Days Festival Brookfield

St Dominic Catholic Parish Arts and Activities Center 18105 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI, United States

SPEND THE DAY! BRING THE FAMILY AND JOIN THE FUN! St Dominic Catholic Parish  18255 W Capitol Drive Brookfield WI 53045 THURSDAY, JULY 11  5:00-10:00 PM FRIDAY, JULY 12 5:00-11:00 PM SATURDAY, JULY 13 1:00- 11:00 PM SUNDAY, JULY 14 12:00-5:30 PM Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may […]

Free

All-Abilities Open Gym Volunteers with Kids Impact Community in Hales Corners

Hales Corners Lutheran Church 12300 W Janesville Rd, Hales Corners, WI, United States

Friday, July 12 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Hales Corners Lutheran Church outdoors on the playground (weather permitting) 12300 W Janesville Rd Hales Corners WI Join us for an outdoor all-abilities open gym with The Ability Center (TAC) at Hales Corners Lutheran Church – including wheelchair basketball, seated volleyball, and/or goal ball. Fun […]

Free

Starry Nights at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI, United States

Starry Nights at The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 3270 Mitchell Park Dr Brookfield WI   June 28 - August 9 / Starts at 6:30 pm Gather your family and friends, pack your lawn chairs and picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center's beautiful Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater! One of […]

Free
Event Series Lake Country DockHounds 2024 Season

Lake Country DockHounds Christmas in July Weekend

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

Join us for a festive summer celebration with the DockHounds as they face off against the Sioux City Explorers for "Christmas in July"! Experience the excitement of the game while indulging in holiday cheer, complete with themed entertainment and jolly surprises. Happening on July 12th and 13th, this event is the perfect way to make […]

$20 – $55

Moving to Mars at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium (Ages 5+)

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium 1900 E Kenwood Blvd #139, Milwaukee, WI, United States

July 12th, 19th, 26th & August 2nd from 7:00pm - 8:00pm at the UWM Planetarium 900 E Kenwood Blvd Milwaukee WI Explore the potential for life on the red planet and the obstacles we need to overcome to send humans to Mars in the 2040s. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and […]

$6
Event Series 2024 Open Swims

Milwaukee Recreation Open Swim – Multiple Locations

Various WI, United States

Lap & Open Swim Lap & Open Swim is a FREE program and pre-registration is required. Two lap swim lanes will be available at all sites, except Gaenslen and Marshall. Open Swim and Lap Swim is first-come, first-served. Open Swim dates range from June 15 - Aug. 16 (please reference your specific class upon enrollment). Gaenslen […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Family Movies

Summer Night Movie in Greendale at the Gazebo

Greendale Gazebo Park 5798 Broad Street, Greendale, WI, United States

FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT! Summer Night Movie in Greendale at the Gazebo Movies Start At Dusk Gift of Wings and Milwaukee County Parks are excited to announce the Free Summer Night Movie Series in Greendale's Gazebo Park! Bring your blankets and chairs out to Greendale's Gazebo Park and enjoy this family friendly movie! Gift of Wings […]

Free

West Allis Summer Outdoor Movie Series

West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, United States

SUMMER OUTDOOR MOVIE SERIES Friday, July 12 - Operation Rec begins at 6 pm and the movie starts at 8 pm Friday, August 16 - Operation Rec begins at 6 pm and the movie starts at 8 pm West Allis Athletic Complex 11601 W Lincoln Ave Milwaukee WI 53227 The West Allis Athletic Complex is […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Elm Grove Movies In The Park

Elm Grove Village Park 13600 Juneau Blvd, Elm Grove, WI, United States

Elm Grove Movies In The Park Elm Grove's Friday Flicks are showing at the Elm Grove Village Park Pavilion, 13600 Juneau Blvd. The movies start at 8:30pm.  June 7: “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” June 21: “Wonka” July 12: “Elemental” July 26: “Kung Fu Panda 4” Aug. 9: “Migration” Please note: Dates and times are […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Fondy Farmers Market Milwaukee

Fondy Farmers Market 2200 W Fond Du Lac Ave, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Every Saturday from June 1st - Oct 12th from 9 am-Noon Fondy Market 2200 W Fond du Lac Ave Milwaukee WI 2024 Market Season: EARLY SEASON Saturdays May 11th - June 29th from 9:00am to 12:00pm REGULAR SEASON Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays July 6th - October 31st from 7:00am to 2:00pm LATE SEASON Saturdays November 2nd-16th from 9:00am to 12:00pm Please […]

Free

Brookfield Farmers Market

Brookfield Farmers Market 16900 Gebhardt Rd, Brookfield, WI, United States

We are open from 7:30 - noon every Saturday Morning from May 4th through October 26th.  The farmers market sets up in the front parking lot of Brookfield Central High School, 16900 W Gebhardt Road. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Open Swims

Milwaukee Recreation Open Swim – Multiple Locations

Various WI, United States

Lap & Open Swim Lap & Open Swim is a FREE program and pre-registration is required. Two lap swim lanes will be available at all sites, except Gaenslen and Marshall. Open Swim and Lap Swim is first-come, first-served. Open Swim dates range from June 15 - Aug. 16 (please reference your specific class upon enrollment). Gaenslen […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Tosa Farmers Market

Downtown Wauwatosa 7720 W Harwood Ave, Wauwatosa, United States

Every Saturday from June 1st - Oct 12th from 8am-noon The Tosa Farmers Market is a local not-for-profit organization that carefully curates the best, freshest foods in the region, but it’s more than that. It’s a community hub for foodies, cyclists, coffee-lovers, music fans, yogis, kids — and all their neighbors. Power of Produce (POP) […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

South Shore Farmers Market at South Shore Park Milwaukee

South Shore Park 2900 S Shore Drive, Milwaukee, WI, United States

South Shore Park 2900 South Shore Drive Milwaukee WI The best of local in the best of locale. Nearly 25 years celebrating farm fresh and local food along the shores of Lake Michigan at the South Shore Park in Bay View, Milwaukee. JUNE 15 through OCTOBER 26, 2024 Saturdays 8:00am to Noon Please note: Dates […]

Free

New Berlin Farmers Market

New Berlin City Center 15055 W National Ave, New Berlin, United States

8am - Noon Every Saturday from May through last weekend in October 15055 W National Avenue in the City Center On the comer of Michelle Witmer Memorial Drive 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 Family […]

Free

Waukesha Farmers Market

Downtown Waukesha Waukesha, WI, United States

The Waukesha Farmers’ Market is an open-air, producer-only public market that operates every Saturday, May through October 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 Family Farmers Market Time MKE!)

Free

Greendale Downtown Market

Downtown Historic Greendale 5600 Northway, Greendale, WI, United States

Saturdays Now through September 28 from 8am - Noon The Village of Greendale is a charming, historic suburb of Milwaukee, WI. Markets are held weekly on the picturesque Broad Street, providing a central location for residents and visitors to gather and support local entrepreneurs and access fresh produce, bakery items, and homemade goods. Join us […]

Free

Oak Creek Farmers Market

Drexel Town Square 361 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek, WI, United States

Join us for the 2024 Season of the Oak Creek Farmers Market! Dates:  Saturdays, May 11 through October 19, 2024 Time:  9:00 am – 1:00 pm Location:  Drexel Town Square 361 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek, WI Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the […]

Free

Cloud 9 Workshop Maker Studio Hours

Cloud 9 Workshop 5205 W. North Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

SUMMER HOURS  Saturday: 9 am- 1 pm & Sunday: 11 am- 3 pm Maker Studio - an inspiring art studio for kids & adults with weekly rotating projects Ignite your creativity with every visit. Enjoy projects in every art media imaginable with ease and encouragement. Studio guides will answer questions, provide technique demonstrations, & give […]

$15 – $30
Event Series Discovery World 2024 Events

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

Story Time at the Oak Creek Farmers Market

Drexel Town Square 361 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek, WI, United States

July 13 & August 10 & September 14 from 9:30am - 11:00am Meet us at the Farmers Market for Story Time! This 20-minute interactive Story Time incorporates stories, songs, and rhymes.This program is geared toward children ages 2-5, with an adult (siblings welcome). Registration is not required. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit […]

Free

Gardening for Good: Hoop House Helpers with Kids Impact Community in Milwaukee

Maglio Tomato Building 4287 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI, United States

July 13 from 9:30 am - 11:30 am Maglio Tomato Building 4287 N Port Washington Road, Milwaukee WI Join Kids Impact Community to help Groundwork Milwaukee prepare their gardens at the urban farm “hoop houses” in Glendale! Volunteers will cultivate, plant, water, and harvest fresh produce such as tomatoes, zucchini, beans, and kale that will be […]

Free
Event Series Discovery World Winter 2023

Animal Encounters at Discovery World

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

Animal Encounters Every Saturday at 10:00 am Reptiles and snakes are some of the most fascinating creatures on the planet. Join our Aquarists for an adventure in our Great Lakes Future exhibit as you meet the animal ambassadors that call Discovery World home. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events […]

$24

Free Family Art Workshops at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts

Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts 3270 Mitchell Park Drive, Brookfield, WI, United States

FREE Family Art Workshops! Offered every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10am to Noon. Projects vary from month to month, but all will be the perfect opportunity for families to come together and create art. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event […]

Free

Packing Diapers for Milwaukee Diaper Mission Franklin

Milwaukee Diaper Mission 9600 S Franklin Dr, Franklin, WI, United States

Saturday, July 13 at Milwaukee Diaper Mission 9600 S Franklin Dr Franklin, WI 53132 Time slot #1: 10-11 am Time slot #2: 11:10 am-12:10 pm MDM has thousands of diapers that have been donated by community members and partner organizations. KIC families will sign up for one-hour time slots (time slots will be assigned based […]

Free

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

Ruckus on 68th at Ruckus and Glee Wauwatosa

Ruckus & Glee 805 N. 68th Street, Wauwatosa, WI, United States

Saturday, July 13 from 10:00am - 4:00pm at Ruckus & Glee 805 N 68th St Wauwatosa WI   You do not want to miss this FREE FAMILY EVENT celebrating Ruckus & Glee's 9th birthday! Sidewalk sale, magic show, activity stations and more! Here is a rundown on events happening during our store’s 9th birthday celebration […]

Free
Event Series Bristol Renaissance Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire 12550 120th Ave, Kenosha, WI, United States

Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day July 6 - Sept 2, 2024 12550 120th Ave Kenosha WI Off I-94 at the IL/WI Border • 10 am - 7 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: (It's Time […]

$40 – $55
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

July Programming at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium Waukesha

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

Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 July Planetarium Programs Wednesday 7/3 at 11:00am - The Solar System Show Wednesday 7/3 at 1:00pm - A Teenagers Guide to the Galaxy Wednesday 7/10 at 11:00am - Cosmic Colors: An Adventure Along the Spectrum Wednesday 7/10 at 1:00pm - […]

$5
Event Series 2024 Art Events

2024 Frida Fest Milwaukee

July 13th & 14th at The Farmhouse Paint Bar & Banquet Hall Join us for our 5th annual celebration of the Mexican painting icon Frida Kahlo! We will have live music, food trucks, local art vendors, dance performances, art classes, and interactive art installations!And of course the famous Frida Kahlo look-alike contest! This year we […]

Free
Event Series 2024 Community Events

Milwaukee Bastille Days at Cathedral Square Park

Cathedral Square Park 520 E Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Milwaukee Bastille Days / July 11-14, 2024 Bastille Days, Milwaukee’s popular French festival and one of the nation’s largest French-themed celebrations, is held in Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park. The free, four-day bash attracts over 250,000 visitors annually who enjoy live music, an international marketplace, French and Cajun cuisine, and roaming busker entertainment. Our festival was named […]

Free

Kayaking for Beginners at the Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley (Adults and Teens)

Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley 3700 W. Pierce Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, July 13 from Noon until 2:30 pm at the Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley 3700 W Pierce St Milwaukee WI (For adults & teens) Join us for a relaxing kayaking experience, as we paddle eastward down the Menomonee River. We'll review river kayaking safety and basic boat movements as we set a strong foundation […]

$20 – $25

Willy Wonka Kids at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center

South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center 901 15th Ave, South Milwaukee, WI, United States

July 13 at 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA KIDS presented by South Milwaukee Youth Theatre Junior Cast (ages 6-11)  Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation […]

$10

July Programming at the Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium Waukesha

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

Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 July Planetarium Programs Wednesday 7/3 at 11:00am - The Solar System Show Wednesday 7/3 at 1:00pm - A Teenagers Guide to the Galaxy Wednesday 7/10 at 11:00am - Cosmic Colors: An Adventure Along the Spectrum Wednesday 7/10 at 1:00pm - […]

$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 Saturdays from 1:00 pm - 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

Read to Lili at the St Francis Library (Ages 6+)

St Francis Public Library 4230 S Nicholson Ave, St Francis, WI, United States

Saturday, July 13 and Saturday, August 10 from 1 - 3 pm Registration required. Independent readers can relax and unwind by reading to Lili, a certified therapy dog! Reading to a dog can boost literacy skills in children plus build social-emotional confidence. Register for a 15 minute timeslot. Adult must be present during their child’s reading session. […]

Free