Sign in | Register now Like us on FacebookLike Us | Follow us on TwitterFollow Us

Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Hi: 69
Lo: 64
Hi: 83
Lo: 68
Hi: 78
Lo: 64
Advertise on

Veterans Park [edit]
1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Post Talkback
Business closed? Notify Us
Description [edit]
A great lake shore hang out. Be sure to check out the kite shop, perfect for sunny (albeit windy) days.
Upcoming events

Sept. 6, 2014 - Sept. 7, 2014
Maggiano's Frank Mote International Kite Festival

I am excited to announce that The Chicago Fire Kite Team from Chicago, and Team O2, precision kite flying teams, will be performing three times each day during this event. Connor and Amy Doran, top 12 finalist from “America’s Got Talent” will be our guests once again. Yves Laforest, and the Canadian Dream team from Montreal, Quebec, will be making their 14th appearance at Mots, flying the All NEW MEGA Octopus kite, and the Giant MANTA RAY kite. The Octopus kite is 140 feet in length and 50 feet wide. TOO MUCH FUN, a three member kite flying team from Los Angeles will be featured for the first time in Milwaukee during the Mots Kite Festival. We will be giving away free kites to the first 100 kids that participate in the Kaplin University "KIDS MAD DASH". Kites and food are available for purchase during the event at the Gift of Wings Kite Store.

Sept. 18, 2014
Light the Night Walk

Join us for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk, on Thursday, September 18th at Veteran's Park. The Light the Night Walk is LLS’s nationwide fundraising walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Light The Night Walk events are evenings filled with inspiration. During this leisurely walk, Champions For Cures carry illuminated balloons - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to cancer. Thousands of walkers-men, women and children - form a community of caring, and bring light to the dark world of cancer. Registration begins at 5:00pm with food/entertainment, Program begins at 6:30pm with walk beginning at 7:00pm. To register, visit

Sept. 20, 2014 - Sept. 20, 2014
The Glo Run

5k Run through a dreamworld of glowing wonders dancing to music. DJ at the finish. Visit

Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014
Color Vibe 5k - Milwaukee

Get ready for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing color blast event. You’ll be blasted at every color station throughout this awesome 5K run. Sign up fast, because spots are filling quickly and we have a limited number of shirts available.

Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 6, 2014
Santa Hustle Milwaukee 5K 2014

See Milwaukee unlike ever before as thousands of Santas race along the streets and paths of the lakefront. Jingle all the way through the course with candy and cookies, festive music, creative Christmas images, and so much more, it is all designed to get you in the perfect holiday mood. It is bound to be a Christmas tradition you do with your family and friends year after year.

Interactive map

Recent articles about Veterans Park

Lakefront Soccerfest: June 15

Lakefront Soccerfest: June 15

By Staff Writers - Feb. 25, 2014
Milwaukee Soccer Development Group's Lakefront Soccerfest will be held on June … Read more...
My favorite review, ever: Elton John silences the Harley roar

My favorite review, ever: Elton John silences the Harley roar What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be.

By Andy Tarnoff - Aug. 30, 2013
Sitting on the 11th floor of CityCenter, our still sparkling new office, all I … Read more...
Rock the Green to receive $25,000 tourism grant

Rock the Green to receive $25,000 tourism grant

By Staff Writers - Aug. 28, 2012
The Wisconsin Department of Tourism will award Rock the Green a $25,000 Joint … Read more...
Rock the Green goes greener for 2012

Rock the Green goes greener for 2012

By Staff Writers - Feb. 08, 2012
Veolia Environmental Services will return as the title sponsor for Rock the … Read more...
The results are in for Rock the Green

The results are in for Rock the Green

By Staff Writers - Oct. 04, 2011
Rock the Green, the Midwest's near-zero waste music festival, set a new … Read more...