101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Milwaukee - 2019 | Kids Out and About Milwaukee

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Milwaukee - 2019

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Santa Sightings

Nov 16 2019 Germantown Christmas Festival
Nov 23 LIGHTING OF THE CORNERS - The Corners of Brookfield, WI
Nov 23 South Milwaukee's Old Fashioned Christmas
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 Visit with Santa - Discovery World
Multiple dates starting Nov 30 2019 Christmas Train - East Troy Railroad Museum
Dec 1 Menomonee Falls Christmas Parade
Dec 1 Breakfast with Santa - Rotary Club of Milwaukee North Shore
Dec 6 Christmas at Historic Third Ward Neighborhood
Multiple dates starting Dec 6 Mrs Claus and the Littlest Reindeer - Apple Holler - Sturtevant, WI
Dec 7 Breakfast with Reindeer - City of Delafield, WI
Dec 7 Christmas on the Avenue, Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christmas Parade - City of West Allis, WI
Dec 7 Oconomowoc Christmas Parade - City of Oconomowoc, WI
Dec 7 CHRISTMAS PARADE TRAIN - East Troy Railroad Museum
Dec 7 Winterfest at Wood Square - Village of Shorewood, WI
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 Santa at Von Maur - The Corners of Brookfield, WI
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 Breakfast & Lunch with Santa - Milwaukee County Zoo
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - The Pfister Hotel
Dec 8 Brunch with Santa - Racine Zoo
Dec 8 2019 Santa Hustle Milwaukee
Dec 14 Brunch with Santa - Celtic MKE
Dec 14 Breakfast with Santa - UMOS - Building Better Futures
Dec 14 Stories With Santa - Hartland Public Library- WI
Dec 14 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA - Village of Pleasant Prairie, WI
Dec 14 Studio Saturday with Santa - Museum of Wisconsin Art
Dec 15 BRUNCH WITH SANTA AT HARBOR HOUSE
Dec 22 SKATE WITH SANTA - Village of Pleasant Prairie, WI

 

 

Old-Time Christmas

Dec 6 A Dickens of a Village - Historic Downtown Greendale - WI
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 An Old World Christmas at Old World Wisconsin
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 HOLIDAYS IN HISTORY - Milwaukee Public Museum
Dec 8 Silver Tea and Christmas Cookie Sale - Old Falls Village Historical Society - Menomonee Falls, WI
Dec 13 & 14 European Village Alive! - Milwaukee Public Museum

 

Light Displays

Nov 16 Activities & Tree Lighting - Germantown Christmas Festival
Multiple dates starting Nov 21 Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival 2019
Multiple dates starting Nov 22 Santa's Rock n Lights 2019 - Milwaukee, WI
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Feztival of Trees - At The Tripoli Shrine
Nov 29 ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY - The Pfister Hotel
Nov 29 Greendale's Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony 2019 - Historic Downtown Greendale - WI
Multiple dates starting Nov 29 2019 COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
Dec 6 Tree Lighting 2019 - Village of Sussex
Dec 6 Hartland Lights - Downtown Hartland, WI 

 

 

Holiday Theatre

Multiple dates starting Nov 23 ELF - THE MUSICAL - First Stage
Multiple dates starting Nov 26 A Christmas Carol - Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Nov 29 Moscow Ballet’s - Great Russian Nutcracker - The Pabst Theater Group
Dec 3 & 4 Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Riverside Theater
Multiple dates starting Dec 7 The Nutcracker - Milwaukee Ballet
Multiple dates starting Dec 18 ‘Twas The Month Before Christmas 2019 - Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 16 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas 2019 - The Pabst Theater Group
Nov 30 - Dec 1 HOME ALONE –Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Dec 4 Pajama Jamboree - Holiday - Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Multiple dats starting Dec 6 Holiday Pops 2019 - Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Dec 7 Winter Dreams: A Holiday Concert featuring Tallymoore - Celtic MKE
Dec 13 - 15 Christmas in the Basilica - Bel Canto Chorus
Multiple dates starting Dec 19 HANDEL'S MESSIAH 2019 - Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Dec 26 Jim Brickman: A Christmas Celebration - Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 27 Trans-Siberian Orchestra - The Ghosts of Christmas Eve 2019 - The Fiserv Forum - Milwaukee, WI

 

Christmas Tree Experience

November Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm - West Bend, WI
November Schuett Farms - Mukwonago , WI 
Starting Nov 29 Buffalo Bill's Christmas Trees - Franklin, WI
Starting Nov 29 Cozy Nook Farm - Waukesha , WI
Starting Nov 29 Evergreen Acres Christmas Tree Farm - East Troy, WI
November Grandpa Vern's Christmas Trees - Milwaukee, WI
November Stumpf's Tree Farm - Cedarburg, WI

 

Ice Skating

Dec 20 & 21 HOLIDAY ICE SHOW - Village of Pleasant Prairie, WI 
Nov - March Slice of Ice in Red Arrow Park - Milwaukee County Parks
Year Round  Wilson Ice Arena - Milwaukee County Parks
Year Round  Howard G. Mullett Ice Center
Year Round Kettle Moraine Ice Center
Year Round  Naga-Waukee Ice Arena 
Year Round  Pettit National Ice Center
Year Round  The Ponds of Brookfield Ice Arena

 

Hanukkah

Dec 7 Winterfest at Wood Square - Village of Shorewood, WI
Dec 20 Sinai Chanukah and Shabbat Dinner Celebration 2019

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Multiple dates starting Nov 15 Christkindlmarket Milwaukee
Nov 22 Holiday Folk Fair 2019 - Syrena Polish Folk Dance Ensemble of Milwaukee, WI
Nov 23 Native American Craft Fair & Soup Sale - Southeastern Oneida Tribal Services - Milwaukee, WI
Nov 23 Celtic Christmas Boutique 2019 - Celtic MKE
Nov 29 - Dec 1 The German Christmas Market of Oconomowoc 2019
Dec 1 2019 Holiday Bazaar - Polish Center of Wisconsin
Dec 1 Holiday Gift Fair with Santa - Boerner Botanical Gardens
Dec 6 & 7 CHRISTKINDLMARKT - City of West Allis, WI
Dec 14 & 15 The Pfister Hotel - MARKETPLACE 

 

New Year's Eve

Dec 31 New Year's Eve Family Celebration! - Friends of the Domes 
Dec 31 Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival
Dec 31 NEW YEAR'S EVE AT BLU - The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee, WI
Dec 31 NEW YEAR'S EVE FAMILY NIGHT - City of West Allis, WI
Dec 31 New Year's Eve Party - Museum of Wisconsin Art

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 16 5K Candy Cane Run/Walk 2019 - Germantown Christmas Festival
Multiple dates starting Nov 23 Classical Christmas Floral Show -Friends of the Domes
Nov 27 Lego Ornament Workshop - Germantown Community Library, WI
Nov 29 Black Friday at MPM - Milwaukee Public Museum
Nov 30 Mommy & Me: Holiday Cookies Theme Holiday Cookies - Superior Culinary Center - Milwaukee, WI
Nov 30 Storytime and Activities Featuring Dear Santa and Cookies for Santa - Barnes & Noble - Greenfield, WI
Nov 30 Stocking Ornament - The Home Depot (N Port Washington) - Milwaukee, WI
Dec 3 Handmade for the Holidays: Teens Only Edition - Riveredge Nature Center
Dec 7 Homemade Holidays - Wehr Nature Center
Dec 7 Christmas Countdown Calendar - The Home Depot (N Port Washington) - Milwaukee, WI
Dec 12 Holiday Family Event - All Ages Welcome! - Elm Grove Public Library
Dec 14 Family Weekend Workshop: Fizzy Frosty Ornaments - Discovery World - Milwaukee, WI
Dec 14 Franklin Public Library Cookie Walk
Dec 14 Walk-in photos with Vintage Santa - MOLLY JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPHY - Genesee Depot, WI 
Dec 14 Polar Express Party! - Germantown Community Library, WI
Dec 21 Holiday Gift Making Workshop - Otto's Art Academy
Dec 21 Holiday Favorite Desserts – Kids & Teens Baking Class - Superior Culinary Center - Milwaukee, WI
Dec 25 CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION BRUNCH -The Pfister Hotel  
Jan 1, 2020 New Year's Day Brunch - The Pfister Hotel - Milwaukee, WI

 

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