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Christmas at the Pabst Mansion Milwaukee Wisconsin

Top Weekend Events For Kids (Nov. 25-28, 2021)

So many reasons to be thankful this weekend! When you’ve finally recovered from your Thanksgiving feast, head out to a festive event in the Milwaukee area. Here are a few of our top picks:


1. Pabst Theater Family Tour

Sunday, Nov. 28, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Admission: $18 Adults, $16 Seniors/Students/Military, $11 Children 6-17, FREE for Members and Children 5 and under

Christmas at the Pabst Mansion Milwaukee Wisconsin

What could be more enchanting than having Father Christmas greet you as you arrive for Christmas at the Pabst Mansion? Immerse yourself in the magic of Christmas with elegantly decorated rooms, holiday treats, seasonal shopping, and writing letters to Santa. In addition to their regular daily tours, the Pabst Mansion is offering something new this year on Sunday afternoons – the opportunity to meet Santa! Get more info and purchase tickets >>


2. Holiday Lights Displays

Many of the area’s best holiday lights displays are flipping the switch this weekend, including Country Christmas at the Ingleside Hotel. In the wake of the Waukesha Christmas Parade incident this past weekend, The Ingleside Hotel announced that it will donate $5 per every regular-priced carload to the United for Waukesha Community Fund (Nov. 26-28).

Other holiday lights displays that kick off this weekend include Candy Cane Lane, Enchantment in the Park in West Bend, Candy Corners Lane at The Corners of Brookfield, Kids2Kids Christmas Wonderland, and Illuminate Ozaukee. NEW displays this year are the Noel Indoor Light Park & Christmas Market and the Magic of Lights at American Family Field.  Get the details >>


3. The Annual Pfister Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, Nov. 26, 5-6:30 p.m.
Open to the public; complimentary parking with purchase

The Pfister Hotel continues its signature Holiday tradition as Santa lights the spectacular lobby tree. Sip warm drinks and nibble on a holiday treat while you enjoy the fun. Don’t forget to bring a non–perishable food item for the Hunger Task Force collection! More info >>


4. Domes Holiday Show

Daily (Nov. 20-Jan. 3)
Admission: Included with regular admission to the Domes

Visit a festive floral wonderland! Hundreds of colorful poinsettias, snow white mums and deep green fern foliage wrap the show dome in holiday cheer, and the brightly decorated pines are sure to delight the kiddos. Masks are required. Learn more >>


5. Chanukah Book Trail at the Shul Center

Sunday, Nov. 28 – Monday, Dec. 6
Admission: FREE

Relive the story of Chanukah on the Chanukah Book Trail! Follow the path to read the story, and make sure to bring along your phone to scan the QR code for the audio. The trail is open at all times beginning November 28. The path will be lit to allow for nighttime walks. Take-home craft at the end of the trail! Park by the wooden fence on the west side of the parking lot and follow the signs. Learn more >>


There’s so much more happening this weekend! Check out our Events Calendar >>

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