NEWaukee Announces Floating Lantern Celebration at the Eighth Annual Urban Island Beach Party
All proceeds from celebration to support Friends of Lakeshore State Park
Milwaukee, Wisc. July 30, 2018 – NEWaukee hosts the Eighth Annual Urban Island Beach Party located at Lakeshore State Park on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m, with the new addition of a Floating Lantern Celebration. At dusk, guests are invited to light and launch a floating lantern into the Lakeshore State Park inlet along with a wish that suits their desires.
The Urban Island Beach Party is free and open to the public for attendees and lantern spectators. To participate in the lantern celebration, guests are encouraged to pre-order their lantern online for $20 at www.urbanislandparty.com. Online sales end at midnight on Thursday, August 2nd. Only a limited number of lanterns are available for purchase on-site.
All proceeds from the Urban Island Beach Party benefit the Friends of Lakeshore State Park’s Sustain and Maintain campaign, which helps to preserve the urban oasis and provide educational opportunities for the community. Visit www.friendslsp.org/ to make a donation.
Attendees can watch live performances from Unity the Band, Hot by Ziggy, Foreign Goods, Marcus Doucette, Plaid Hawaii and the Hale O Malo Dance Group throughout the evening. Other activities include sunset yoga led by Becky Tesch, the Harley-Davidson JumpStart™ Rider Experience, kayaking led by Milwaukee Kayak Company and yard games.
The Eighth Annual Urban Island Beach Party is supported by Beer Capitol, Terrapin Beer Co., Harley-Davidson, Badger Meter and Friends of Lakeshore State Park. For more information about the event, please refer to the following Fact Sheet and Media Advisory and visit: www.urbanislandparty.com.
NEWaukee is a social architecture firm that specializes in community-based signature experiences centered on high-profile issues of importance for the city of Milwaukee. NEWaukee also provides consumer, employer brand and talent engagement services to employers looking to attract and retain talent necessary to grow their businesses. Visit www.newaukee.com to learn more.
The Friends of Lakeshore State Park is an organization dedicated to promoting and supporting Lakeshore State Park for the entire community to enjoy. The park provides a unique urban oasis with recreational opportunities and amenities for all to enjoy. The 17-acre park includes a lakeside trail that connects to the Hank Aaron and Oak Leaf state trails. A 130-foot bridge connects the north end of the park to the Summerfest grounds and an extension of the land near the Marcus Amphitheater connects the south end. Visit www.friendslsp.org to learn more.
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