With summer only a few breezes away, we’ve prepared a local bucket list to complete over the next few months. This list holds fun recreational activities for all ages! Tag along and join us on our summer adventure!
Elm Grove Village Market Nights
Beginning July 8 through August 29. On Wednesday evenings located in Ray’s Auto Body Shop parking lot, you’ll find local businesses and restaurants offering fresh produce, arts & crafts and other unique items to shop! Market nights are a great way to shop all of your favorite fresh and local businesses in one place and time. Join the fun every Wednesday evening from 5PM-8PM!
Brookfield Independence Day Activities
Celebrate with Brookfield as they honor veterans and all those who currently serve! Begin your day at the parade, and join the city on the Civic Plaza for the annual Ice Cream Social immediately following the parade. For pre-firework festivities check out Family Fest from 6PM-9PM at Mitchell Park and claim your spot for the annual fireworks display beginning approximately at 9:17PM.
Friday Film Series for Adults
Start your weekend off right on the first Friday of every month with a free film series for adults. At 1PM in the O’Neil room at the Elm Grove Public Library. Popcorn and water will be provided, no need to RSVP, just drop in and bring a friend!
Tuesday Movie Matinee
Starting June 12, visit the Elm Grove Public Library for a movie matinee. All ages are welcome to view the G and PG rated movies at 1PM in the O’Neil room. Popcorn will be provided for all attendees.
Milwaukee County Zoo
Visit the Milwaukee County Zoo and see over 3,000 animals. This is a great day trip for the entire family. Filled with entertainment and education, kids will love exploring and learning about the variety of animals and specialized habitats.
Elm Grove Village Park
Plan a day in the park! Gather with friends and family to explore the recreational trails, play on the playground, utilize the volleyball courts or have a picnic in the gazebo! Park Hours: 5AM-11PM
Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, “The Domes”
Filled with educational opportunities, each “dome” offers a vast array of flowers, plant life, and colorful birds! While at the conservatory you can experience special gardens, a tropical jungle, and a desert dome filled with cacti and succulents. Be sure to check their hours as they vary seasonally.
Who doesn’t love a day spent at the ballpark!? Load up the car and leave early to tailgate with friends and family before heading into the park for plenty of excitement! Walk the concourse between innings to shop game day apparel and try some of the delicious stadium treats!
Elm Grove Village Pool
Splash around in the local pool during open swim, or lounge in the sun with friends and let the kids do the splashing! Bring along your pool toys, and floats for family swim, or get a workout in during lap swim for adults and swim teams!
Open Swim: 1-5PM Monday-Friday
6:30-8:30PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Family Swim: 6:30-8PM Friday and Sunday
Lap Swim: 7:30AM-8:45AM Tuesday and Thursday
3-3:30PM Every Afternoon
Elm Grove Movies in the Park
Tuesday night, movie night, is the perfect evening activity for the entire family! Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and cozy up for a community viewing party in Elm Grove Village Park. Some featured films include: Despicable Me 3, E.T., Coco, and The Karate Kid. Movies begin around 8:45PM, (Dusk) so be sure to arrive early and claim your spot on the lawn. Candy and $1 popcorn will be for sale throughout the evening.
Brookfield Farmers Market
Saturdays, from 7:30AM-12PM , located at 2000 N Calhoun Rd Brookfield, WI 53005. Shop fresh produce and products from over 100 vendors! Every third Saturday of each month, visit Market & More where there will be local arts and crafts vendors sprinkled throughout, in addition to the standard vendors.
This event is great for music lovers and a fun night out for the family. Bring lawn chairs, and coolers and you’ll be set for a night of music in the park. Tunes take place in the pavilion, southeast of the pool located in Elm Grove Village Park. See the lineup below:
June 12-Bootleg Bessie
June 26-Saturday June Band
July-10 Ryan McIntyre
July 24-Carribean Eclipse