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Pere Marquette Park [edit]
900 N. Plankinton Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 257-6100
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Beautiful park downtown on the riverwalk. Home to River Rhythms during the summer and Holiday Lights Festival in the winter.
 
Upcoming events

Sept. 29, 2016 - Oct. 2, 2016
MKE Oktoberfest

This season the MKE Oktoberfest continues its celebration marking the official end to the Oktoberfest season. The Marcus Center Grounds and Pere Marquette Park will transform downtown Milwaukee into a traditional Bavarian Oktoberfest celebration activating both sides of the Milwaukee River with beer gardens, music and food. The event kicks off on Thursday, September 29 at Pere Marquette Park, the celebration continues on both sides of the river, on Marcus Center For The Performing Arts Grounds and Pere Marquette Park on September 30th - October 2nd. As Milwaukee's most authentic downtown Oktoberfest, admission to this event is free and open to the public with German food, beer, and music along the beautiful riverwalk. More information at MKEOktoberfest.com

Nov. 17, 2016 - Nov. 17, 2016
Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza

This ceremonial switch-flipping comes packed with live music, holiday entertainment, a visit from Santa and a dynamic fireworks show. Free hot cocoa, coffee and cookies will keep guests toasty all night. After the unveiling of downtown’s park and street-level décor, attendees can hop aboard the Jingle Bus, free on kick-off night, to take in the panorama.

 
 


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Recent articles about Pere Marquette Park

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kick-off: Nov. 19

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival kick-off: Nov. 19

By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - Oct. 20, 2015
Head to Pere Marquette Park on Nov. 19 to kick-off the holiday season with a … Read more...
MKE Oktoberfest kicks off with free beer and the promise of a fun-filled weekend

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By Molly Snyder - Oct. 01, 2015
MKE Oktoberfest takes place Oct. 1-4 and features live music, food - including a … Read more...
Brother lead singer preps his goodbye to River Rhythms and the road

Brother lead singer preps his goodbye to River Rhythms and the road

By Matt Mueller - Aug. 18, 2015
The combination of bagpipes and didgeridoo is an almost impossibly rare mix - … Read more...
River Rhythms announces 2015 free music lineup

River Rhythms announces 2015 free music lineup

By Press Release - April 27, 2015
Free concerts continue each Wednesday from June 10 until Aug. 26 from 6:30 p.m. … Read more...
Update on River Rhythms 2014 line-up

Update on River Rhythms 2014 line-up

By OnMilwaukee.com Staff Writers - May 01, 2014
River Rhythms will once again offer free, outdoor concerts in Pere Marquette … Read more...