Holiday Events in Milwaukee This Weekend

Start celebrating the holidays this weekend with these fun and festive activities.

Milwaukee Coach & Carriage
Marvel at the Christmas lights while riding a horse-drawn carriage through downtown Milwaukee.

Hot Cocoa & Cookies in December in the Monarch Lounge
Mon. – Sat. in December
Sit back and relax with cookies and hot cocoa (add booze for an additional $5) in the cozy Monarch Lounge at the Hilton.

Leonard Bearstein Symphony Orchestra
Nov. 14 – Jan. 2
If you have yet to see a pack of musically talented animals perform Christmas music in the middle of a shopping center, you have until Jan. 2 to watch 18 animatronic bears charm young and old audiences alike.

Santa’s Mailbox
Nov. 18 – Dec. 11
Make your child’s dream come true! Deliver letters to Santa in his mailbox at Cathedral Square Park, then be on the look out for a personalized letter from ol’ Kris Kringle.

Ugly Sweater Party
Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23
Don your favorite ugly sweater or bring one to donate to Kagel School and receive your first tap beer free of charge.



Elisabeth Wallock is a contributing digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. She graduated from Colorado State University and has interned at Marie Claire in New York and Urban Outfitters in London.