26th Annual Christmas in the Ward Schedule of Events
Schedule of events.
Friday, December 5
5:00-5:30pm Milwaukee Police Band
5:00-8:00pm Live Reindeer, Costumed Characters, Cookie Sale
5:30-8:00pm Horse-drawn Carriage Rides (board at Chicago & Broadway)
5:35pm Tree Lighting Ceremony
5:45pm Highpoint, an award winning Barbershop Quartet
6:00pm Trinity Irish Dancers
6:00-8:00pm Santa in Jolly’s Outdoor Gingerbread House!
6:15pm Bartolotta Fireworks over the river
6:30-8:00pm Musical Performances
Saturday, December 6
10:00am-6:00pm Shop Local – Shop the Ward for your Holiday Gifts
12:00-2:00pm Santa in Jolly’s Outdoor Gingerbread House!
Cookie Sale and Hot Chocolate
Horse-drawn Carriage Rides (board at Chicago & Broadway)
2:00-4:00pm Showing of Frozen at the Hudson Business Lounge (seating is limited)
4:00-6:00pm Santa in Jolly’s Outdoor Gingerbread House!
Where: Catalano Square (N. Broadway & E. Menomonee streets) and throughout the Historic Third Ward.
$5 Event Parking: Friday and Saturday during event hours in the Historic Third Ward parking structures located at 212 N. Milwaukee St. and 225 E. Chicago St.
Charity: Proceeds from the cookie sale and photos with Santa benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin.
Santa in Jolly’s Outdoor Gingerbread House: Receive a cookie and tell Santa what you want for Christmas. Have your picture taken with Santa for a $5.00 donation (proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern Wisconsin) or bring your own camera! And, if you can’t make it on the 5th or 6th, Santa will return the following weekend!
Friday, December 5 6pm-8pm
Saturday, December 612pm-2pm & 4pm-6pm
Friday, December 12 5pm-7pm
Saturday, December 13 5pm-7pm
Christmas Trees for Sale: Find your perfect Christmas tree in Catalano Square. Choose from Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir or White Pine. Prices range from $25 to $60. Stop by the park during the following times:
Fri, Nov 28 ~ 3pm-9pm
Sun, Nov 30 ~ 10am-7pm
Sat, Nov 29 ~ 10am-8pm
Fri, Dec 5 ~ 3pm-9pm
Fri, Dec 12 ~ 3pm-9pm
Sat, Dec 6 ~ 10am-8pm
Sat, Dec 13 ~ 10am-8pm
Sun, Dec 7 ~ 11am-6pm
Sun, Dec 14 ~ 11am-6pm
For complete details, visit www.historicthirdward.org/events/christmas.php.
Mentioned in This Press Release
Recent Press Releases by Historic Third Ward Association
30th Anniversary of Christmas in the Ward to take place in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward Friday, November 30, 2018Nov 19th, 2018 by Historic Third Ward Association
Catalano Square is the place to be when the event kicks off on Friday, November 30.
Historic Third Ward Association lends its support to 9th Annual Small Business Saturday® and Shop Small® Movement to drive commerce to small businessesNov 12th, 2018 by Historic Third Ward Association
Small Business Saturday celebrates the diversity of small businesses across the U.S.
Ample free motorcycle parking will be available on city streets throughout the neighborhood during all of Labor Day weekend.