Country Christmas

Dec. 1-31

The Country Christmas

Features over a million holiday lights festively displayed on 40 wooded acres of Waukesha's countryside. Experience enchanting animated figures and holiday scenes all from the comfort of your car. Sun.-Thurs.: $15/carload or minivan; Fri., Sat. & Holidays: $20/carload or minivan.

As part of admission to Country Christmas, you can experience the Country Christmas Trail, Christmas Village, and the Streets of Bethlehem.

Country Springs Hotel


Dec. 2

Christmas on the Corner & Parade

Live reindeer, elf scavenger hunt, in-store promotions, photos with Santa, living nativity, carriage rides and book drive. 6:15pm Christmas parade.Post-parade fireworks display.

Port Washington


Dec. 2

Santa Hustle 5K  Run

10,000 participants dressed up in Santa hats and beards (provided with registration).

Veterans Park


Dec. 2-31

Fantastic Forest in the zoo

Admire the artistry on the brightly-lit trees.

The ornaments are decorated by Milwaukee-area youth groups who participated in the Zoological Society of Milwaukee's Trim-a-Tree project.

     The zookeeper-hosted Giving Tree is decorated with ornaments of suggested enrichment items that visitors can purchase for the animals at the zoo.

10001 W Bluemound Rd.

(414) 771-3040



Dec. 3, 10 & 17

Soda with Santa

Visit and photos with Santa begin 45 minutes before tour time. Includes pictures and visit with Santa, tour special glass and beer samples for adults, soda samples for everyone. Reservations required. (414) 964-2739.

Sprecher Brewery


Dec. 9

Ugly Sweater Day

Downtown Waukesha shops and restaurants hold Ugly Christmas Sweater Specials and parties for those who sport these festive beauties.

Downtown Waukesha


Dec. 14, 5-9pm

Holiday Bike Night

Join fellow riders for good cheer and live music by the Whiskey Belles, a melding of country, folk, Americana and holiday favorites to get you in the spirit.

MOTORĀ® Bar & Restaurant


Dec. 31


Milwaukee's biggest New Year's Eve Party.

The city's largest bar, huge dance floor, DJs, Champagne toast, free parking, VIP packages and more.

Event Center, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino


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