Milwaukee County Parks
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Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve at The Domes

The family-friendly event features a wide variety of entertainment.

By - Dec 1st, 2016 11:51 am
The Domes. Photo courtesy of the Park People of Milwaukee.

The Domes. Photo courtesy of the Park People of Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE (Dec. 1, 2016) – The public is invited to the New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at The Domes, Dec. 31, from 6–9 p.m., with 500 balloons dropping from the Annex ceiling at 9 p.m. Friends of The Domes, Tri City National Bank, and Habush Habush & Rottier Charitable Funds are sponsoring this year’s event. The Mitchell Park Domes is located at 524 S. Layton Blvd.

The family-friendly event features a wide variety of entertainment. In an interactive show, the Garlic Mustard Pickers will perform traditional acoustical music from Gaelic-speaking countries, including Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Rick Allen will offer a magic show with a blend of humor. Popular singer/storyteller David Drake will present Gather the Family, a collection of songs that bring families together to give thanks for each other. Three light shows will be presented throughout the evening, and adding extra energy to the night will be a DJ dance party, fire dancing, and a drum circle. Face painting, balloon sculpting, and children’s crafts will round out the event.

Activities, party favors, give-aways, exploring The Domes, and viewing Not a Creature Was Stirring, the holiday floral show, are included in the special-event admission. Food and beverages by Zilli’s Hospitality Group will be available for purchase.

For this special fundraising event, admission is $15 for adults, $5 for youths age 3-17, and free for children age 2 and under. Advance admission may be purchased online at milwaukeedomes.org or in The Domes gift shop. Proceeds will support the educational programs and projects at The Domes.

For more information, call Friends of The Domes at (414) 257-5608.

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