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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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January 2018

Winter Free Fishing Weekend

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Wisconsin DNR's Winter Free Fishing Weekend runs January 20-21, 2018. For this weekend, a fishing license or trout license is not required to fish. Regular size and catch regulations apply. For more information about the weekend, see the following link: http://dnr.wi.gov/topic/fishing/anglereducation/freeFishingWeekend.html At Lakeshore State Park, staff will celebrate this weekend by visiting with fishermen from 10am-2pm throughout the park on…

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June 2018

Beach Bonfire

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Beach Bonfire

Come on over to the west side of Lakeshore State Park for a bonfire on the beach. Stop by to sit down, relax, spend some time marveling at the views of downtown, Lake Michigan and our pebble beach. Make friends with new people, and visit with those you know. Staff will help you make your own pudgy pies and s’mores.…

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August 2018

Urban Island Beach Party

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Urban Island Beach Party Dancers

What says summer in Milwaukee more than live music, pink flamingos, and BBQ!
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September 2018

SturgeonFest

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202 United States
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Join RiverEdge Nature Center and DNR staff for a sturgeon filled festival! To Pre-sponsor a sturgeon Click Here to release your own, come early for a water blessing ceremony. Festival is free for all ages, cost of sponsoring a sturgeon to release is $10. Look for the tents just south of the pedestrian bridge at Lakeshore State Park’s north entrance (just…

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