Milwaukee World Festival, Inc.
Press Release

Four FREE Sunday Family Fun Days Scheduled for 2024 at Northwestern Mutual Community Park


By - May 15th, 2024 07:59 am
Image courtesy of Milwaukee World Festival.

Image courtesy of Milwaukee World Festival.

MILWAUKEE, WI (May 15, 2024) – Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (MWF) and Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, announced dates for the four Northwestern Mutual FREE Sunday Family Fun Days with MKE with Kids at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park. The schedule and theme for each event in the series is as follows:

  • June 9 – Summerfest
  • July 7 – Family Health and Wellness
  • August 4 – STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • September 22 – Performing Arts

The FREE Sunday Family Fun Days will take place from 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park, located inside Henry Maier Festival Park.  The events offer attendees access to family-friendly programming, food & drink options, and interactive activities.

“We have been thrilled with the community’s response to Sunday Family Fun Days, which offer FREE enhanced activities at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park,” said Sarah Pancheri, President and CEO, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. “Our hope is that families from across our community enjoy the local arts and entertainment available through these special events.”

“We are proud to offer an accessible and inclusive playground at the Northwestern Mutual Community Park,” says Steve Radke, president, Northwestern Mutual Foundation. “Our partnership with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. and its Sunday Family Fun Days furthers our commitment to our hometown of Milwaukee, which serves as a cultural destination for thousands of families and visitors each year.”

FREE Sunday Family Fun Days feature programming on the Northwestern Mutual Community Park Stage, along with performances and activities offered by many community organizations like:

  • Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
  • Milwaukee Repertory Theater
  • Milwaukee Ballet
  • hi, Tech
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Face Painting
  • Roaming Performers including balloon artists, jugglers, stilt walkers, and others

Food and beverage options will be available from a wide variety of vendors during each Sunday Family Fun Day – Bobalou Stuffed Gourmet Pretzels, Fazio’s Popcorn Wagon, Little Sweetie’s Treat Wagon, Pete Pops, Sil’s Mini Donuts, and Streetza Pizza.

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Free parking is available in Lot G, located south of the Henry Maier Festival Park Mid-Gate, as well as designated bike parking. No pets are allowed.

The Northwestern Mutual Community Park is open on non-event days to the public from 10:00 a.m. – dusk, offering inclusive and accessible play for children of all abilities. The Park is also open to attendees of special events throughout the festival season including Summerfest, ethnic and cultural festivals, and more.

Days and times of operation are subject to the event calendar and weather –

please visit to view the current schedule.

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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