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Top Weekend Events For Kids (Sept. 16-19, 2021)

Fall is in the air, and autumn festivals are happening all over! It’s the perfect time to get out, discover something new, and have an adventure with the kiddos. Here are our top picks:


1. Friends of Retzer Nature Center’s Apple Harvest Festival

Scarecrow Lane at Apple Harvest Festival Friends of Retzer Nature Center

Celebrate autumn with family-friendly fun! Enjoy the Apple Market with sweet treats and cider, take a walk down Scarecrow Lane, find fun activities on the accessible Discovery Trail, and watch a planetarium show. Then shop the arts & crafts vendors, bid at the silent auction, relax at the beer garden and listen to live music! Get all the info here.


2. Sturgeon Fest 2021

Sturgeon Fest 2021 Harbor Fest Milwaukee Wisconsin

One of the biggest annual conservation events and festivals in Wisconsin, this festival has returned a breeding population of Sturgeon to Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee River! This year, Sturgeon Fest will take place as a part of Harbor Fest, celebrating all things fish, water, and boats. Attendees can expect food and drink, live music by Caché, art, a fish petting zoo, and family-friendly activities like learning how to clean a fish. Find out more here.


3. Bug Day at Wehr Nature Center

Bugs rule! Join us as we celebrate the little creatures that run our world at Wehr’s 16th Annual Bug Day! Highlights include a grasshopper jump-off, a live insect zoo, bug discovery walks, kid-size bug costumes, and a “Larva Land” preschool area for the littlest bug fans. You can even meet a real entomologist! Get the details here.


4. Wine & Harvest Festival of Cedarburg

Pumpkin Regatta Wine and Harvest Festival Cedarburg Wisconsin

Kick off fall with a sweet and savory weekend in historic downtown Cedarburg. There will be live music, grape stomping, pumpkin weigh-ins, a giant pumpkin regatta, a classic car show, a Kids Korner with petting zoo, bouncers and barrel train, and more! Learn more here.


5. Summerfest 2021 (LAST Weekend!)

kid on dad's shoulders at Summerfest Milwaukee Wisconsin

This weekend is your last chance to hit up Summerfest in 2021! Besides the live music, there’s plenty for the family to love: Community Park, Elizabeth “Bo” Black Family Fountain, the Skyglider, the Gruber Law Offices SportZone, the Ferris Wheel, and so much more! Get more info here.


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

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