Giant Hot Air Balloon Shaped Like Sleeping Baby to Rise Over Milwaukee

On Friday, June 21, 2024, a colossal hot air balloon shaped like a sleeping baby will float above Veterans Park, serenaded by more than 100 singers.

This live spectacle, known as “Baby You Milwaukee,” celebrates the U.S. launch of Przekrój, a historic Polish culture magazine making its debut in America.

Event Details:

Baby You Milwaukee – a floating art installation and choral performance presented by Przekrój Magazine.

Friday, June 21, 2024


  • 4:00 PM: Music, games, and a Przekrój reading room at Veterans Park (North Side)
  • 6:00 PM: Choir rehearsal (open to all)
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: “Baby You” inflation and performance

Veterans Park (North Side), 1646 Lagoon Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Rain location: Milwaukee Art Museum, Lubar Auditorium at 7:00 PM

Maria Kozak, Editor at Large, Przekrój Magazine

The event is part of the U.S. launch of Przekrój, a magazine with a history of providing cultural nourishment during the Cold War.

The sleeping baby balloon symbolizes the untapped potential within everyone, a message Przekrój aims to bring to American readers.

Join the community for this free and family-friendly event.

Experience the magic of a unique art installation and enjoy the harmonious sounds of a choir as they welcome “Baby You” to the skies of Milwaukee.

For more information, visit Przekrój’s website and enjoy a day filled with music, art, and cultural celebration.

Note: In case of rain, the event will be held at the Milwaukee Art Museum’s Lubar Auditorium at 7:00 PM.

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