Harvest Fair

For kids


New Elephant Exhibit

The 1.6-acre habitat (4 times larger than the former one) features a watering hole, feeding and enrichment walls and a self-activating shower. A demonstration pavilion allows an up-close look at how keepers work with the elephants

Milwaukee County Zoo


Sept. 7-8

Family Farm Weekend

Enjoy special farm-related activities highlighting the state's rich farming history.

Milwaukee County Zoo


Sept. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28 & 29

Fall on the Farms

This is not your typical fall experience! Go on a time travel adventure and experience how your favorite Wisconsin foods and drinks were made over a hundred years ago.

Old World Wisconsin


Sept. 13-Oct. 20

China Lights

Featuries handmade lantern displays that reach up to three-stories high.


Boerner Botanical




Sept. 14-15

Maker Faire Milwaukee

Family-friendly event that welcome makers, tech enthusiasts, inventors, crafters, tinkerers and hobbyists of all ages to exhibit their work.

Wisconsin Center


Sept. 21

Urban Forest Fest

Climb a tree, or enjoy the sculptures and the Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra. Other activities include demonstrations, hands-on activities, and an introduction to Lynden’s new birch grove.

Lynden Sculpture Garden


Sept. 21-22, 9am-5pm

Thresheree & Harvest Festival

Wholesome fun with a trip down memory lane. Demonstrations include steam engine threshing, sawing, draft horses, blacksmith shop and more. Sing along with live music, enjoy children's activities. Free wagon rides, pie contest, old tractor parade and More.

Richfield Nature / Historical Park

1896 State Highway 164, Richfield


Sept. 21

Apple Harvest Festival

Live music, children’s games and hands-on activities, horse-drawn hayrides, scarecrow competition, hiking prairie trails, viewing wildlife and plant exhibits and shopping at the apple market.

Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha


Sept. 27-29

Harvest FAir

Features live entertainment, and plenty of activities for the entire family. Activities include scarecrow making, farmers market, amusement rides, pumpkin bowling and much more. The Associated Bank Amphitheater features nightly headliners, and other entertainment can be found at the Budweiser Pavilion, Saz's Miller High Life Pavilion and Knucklehead. Free admission. Hours are 5-11pm Fri., 9am-11pm Sat. and 9am-5pm Sun.

Wisconsin State Fair Park