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Throughout summer months, the park hosts a number of free public events such as beach bonfires, the annual urban island beach party, bird and plant hikes, children’s fishing clinics, family nights, art in the park and educational discussions. Check the calendar frequently for upcoming programs!

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August 2018

Puppets in the Park (Meet at Lawn Area Across from Boat Docks)

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Come see a puppet play in the park! Lakeshore State Park staff will be performing plays based on books by Mo Willems and Ann Blum, followed by an interactive game/activity. Bring a camping chair or blanket for a comfy story-time. Free. All Ages (content geared toward 3-10 years old, but all are welcome!). Dogs are welcome at…

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Weekend Wellness Walk (Meet at South Entrance)

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Looking for a beautiful place to get some exercise in? Come join one of our Naturalists for a Wellness Walk! We will walk the park’s paths twice around, for a total distance of 2.3miles. Feel free to join us for the whole hour, or just for one loop around! Groups of attendees welcome, we’d love to see…

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Lake Michigan Education Series (Meet at North Entrance)

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Walk the park and learn about some of the issues facing Lake Michigan and our freshwater resources. Topics change weekly, so come to one or come to all! Free. All Ages (content geared toward middle school age to adult) This week: Pollution-sources and prevention Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the…

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Saturday Stories (Meet at North Entrance)

August 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Come listen to a Dr. Seuss Series book, and participate in a related activity! Topics change each week. Bring a camping chair or blanket for a comfy story-time. Free. All Ages (content geared toward 3-10 years old) This week: Miles and Miles of Reptiles! followed by meeting some special reptile friends from Havenwoods State Forest. Dogs are welcome at our…

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History of Earth Timeline Hike (Meet at North Entrance)

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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New This Year Come learn about the history of life, the Great Lakes region, and the animals that call it home, as we walk through the park, stopping at interpretive signs along the way. Free. All Ages. Dogs are welcome at our public events, as long as they are in compliance with the park rule of being on a leash…

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