For kids

 

 

 

Through Sept. 3

Dinosaurs! A Jurassic Journey

Life-size dinosaur replicas are set in the Jurassic period. Learn about the fascinating world of dinosaurs.

Milwaukee County Zoo

 

Sept. 7-9

Indian Summer Festival

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Summerfest grounds

 

Sept. 8

1870s Baseball

Old World Wisconsin

 

Sept. 8-9

Family Farm Weekend

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

Milwaukee County Zoo

 

Sept. 9

Historic Day

All buildings will be open with a parade at 2pm. Includes a working blacksmith, barrel rides for kids and food vendors. Free.

New Berlin Historical Park, 19765 National Ave, New Berlin.

 

Sept. 15

Urban Forest Fest

Climb a tree, or just stop by to enjoy the sculptures and the Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra. Other activities include sawmill demonstrations, urban wood furniture makers, an info fair, hands-on art and nature activities, and the Falafel Guys food truck.

Lynden Sculpture Garden

 

Sept. 21-Oct. 21

China Lights

chinalights.org

Boerner Botanical Gardens

 

Sept. 22

Apple Harvest Festival

Apple market, children’s games and activities, horse-drawn hayrides, scarecrow competition, hiking prairie trails, viewing wildlife and plant exhibits and live music.

Retzer Nature Center

 

Sept 22

Fromm Petfest

Free event for two-legged and four-legged attendees.

petfestmke.com

Summerfest grounds

 

Sept. 22-Nov. 4

First Stage

The Very Hungry Caterpiller

Four timeless stories and 75 magical puppets bring Eric Carle’s iconic creatures to life.

First Stage Main Stage

 

Sept. 28-30

Harvest FAir

Features live entertainment, and plenty of activities for the entire family. Activities include scarecrow making, farmers market, amusement rides, pumpkin bowling, hayrides 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. Visit Maker Faire Milwaukee on the same weekend.

Wisconsin State Fair Park