(Milwaukee, WI): Carve out some family time downtown during Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee presented by WaterStone Bank!

Saturday, October 28 from 11am-2pm at Red Arrow Park

The event will take place on Saturday, October 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Red Arrow Park. Coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, this Halloween-themed event features free giveaways, activities and fun for all ages, (especially children ages 2 – 10)!

Free Pumpkin for first 500 Attendees

The first 500 attendees will have the opportunity to pick out a free pumpkin from downtown Milwaukee’s only pumpkin patch. At noon, a kids costume parade, led by popular animated movie characters, will loop around Red Arrow Park. Families can also gather for story time with Wanda the Witch, a Halloween-themed character from The Pocket Lady, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Wes Tank’s StoryRaps (12:30 – 1 PM) – along with pumpkin decorating with Artists Working in Education (AWE).

2023 family fun includes: 

  • Free pumpkin patch sponsored by Pick ‘n Save and Metro Market fulfilled by Kroger Delivery (available on a first-come, first-serve basis, limited to the first 500 guests)
  • Fall vendors including Weston’s Antique Apple Orchard, Cottonmouth MKE, Pop’s MarketPlace, and Doughnuttery Mayfair
  • Free pumpkin decorating with Artists Working in Education 
  • Performances by Frogwater, Mariachi Monarcas de Milwaukee, and the Extra Crispy Brass Band
  • Storytime with the Pocket Lady and Wes Tank 
  • Free face painting
  • Free bubble playtime
  • Free character meet & greets 
  • Jolly Giants Stilt Walkers
  • Milwaukee Fire Department’s Mobile Survive Alive House and fire engine 
  • Book sale from the Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library

More Information 

For more information on Downtown Milwaukee’s Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee – visit the event website


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