Milwaukee Downtown BID 21
Press Release

Area schools continue decorating Cathedral Square Park for Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival

“Community Spirit Park” at Cathedral Square Park is one of three downtown parks decorated for the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival.

By - Nov 8th, 2017 09:56 am
Community Spirit Park. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

Community Spirit Park. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

Downtown Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., is transforming into “Community Spirit Park” as part of the 19th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival. Decorated by over 90 schools and non-profits throughout metro Milwaukee, each tree represents a class theme or wish demonstrated through handmade ornaments. Cathedral Square Park decorating began Thursday, Nov. 9 and will continue through Nov. 15. Over the six-day decorating period, 2,900 students will participate.

“Community Spirit Park” at Cathedral Square Park is one of three downtown parks decorated for the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival. The lights of Cathedral Square Park, Pere Marquette Park and Zeidler Union Square will officially be turned on at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 in Pere Marquette Park. The free family event will feature Santa, holiday acts, live music, a fireworks display and free Jingle Bus rides presented by Meijer. Decorations of the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival will remain lit through Monday, Jan. 1.

Below is the “Community Spirit Park” decorating schedule for Wednesday, Nov. 15. Over 830 students will participate.

Wednesday, Nov. 15
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Clarke Street School

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Academy of Excellence
  • Alcott School
  • ALBA School
  • Browning Elementary/Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
  • Carollton Elementary “Ambassadors”
  • Manitoba School
  • Samuel Clemens School
  • St. Joan Antida High School
  • St. Sava Orthodox School

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Milwaukee
  • St. Matthias Parish School

Community Spirit Park Gallery

Mentioned in This Press Release

Organizations:

Recent Press Releases by Milwaukee Downtown BID 21

Milwaukee Downtown BID 21

Sample the city during Milwaukee’s 13th annual Downtown Dining Week

Three-course meal deals available at nearly 40 downtown establishments, May 31 – June 7

Follow Bob the dog’s “tail” of downtown exploration for a good cause

All proceeds from the book will go toward Key to Change, an initiative created by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 to end chronic homelessness, in memory of Joe Weirick.

Savor the flavors of downtown Milwaukee during Taste & Toast, March 5 – 9

Five nights of sipping and sampling at 30 downtown Milwaukee restaurants

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *