Milwaukee Downtown, BID 21
Press Release

Santa and Mrs. Claus return to Cathedral Square Park for Cocoa with the Clauses on Saturday

A FREE afternoon filled with outdoor winter fun and sweet treats for the whole family

By - Dec 6th, 2017 08:08 am
Cocoa with the Clauses presented by Madison Medical Affiliates. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

Cocoa with the Clauses presented by Madison Medical Affiliates. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (December 6, 2017) – The Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival is rolling out the red carpet for the grand return of Santa and Mrs. Claus at this year’s Cocoa with the Clauses presented by Madison Medical Affiliates on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cathedral Square Park—520 E. Wells St.

Fun for all ages, the free outdoor event will give families a chance to snap photos, share wish lists, chat with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and interact with other holiday characters. Plus, free hot cocoa, cookies, freshly popped popcorn provided by Ideal Property Management, Inc., upbeat holiday tunes spun by DJ Shawna and face painting will round out the afternoon festivities.

While the event is free to attend, nonperishable food items will be collected for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin.

After the special meet and greet, families are invited to take advantage of one-day only lunch specials at nearby downtown restaurants. Cubanitas, Flannery’s, Louise’s and Café at The Plaza will offer kid-friendly menus at budget-conscious prices. Menus will be distributed at Cocoa with the Clauses.

Cocoa with the Clauses

For additional information on the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival and Cocoa with the Clauses, visit or call 414.220.4700.

About Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21

Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21, is an organization established in 1998 to support the interests of the downtown Milwaukee business community. Created through private sector leadership, Milwaukee Downtown is a management district organization that oversees 150 square blocks representing approximately 500 property owners in the center of downtown Milwaukee. The organization funds specific initiatives aimed at creating a clean, safe and friendly downtown.

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