1010 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
COOL FOOL Kite & Winter Festival
The Kite Society of Wisconsin & Illinois, and Gift of Wings are presenting our 27th Annual “COOL FOOL KITE FESTIVAL”, The first Kite Festival of the New Year! This 27 year Milwaukee tradition will take place in Veterans Park. The kite festival is free to the public and will start at 11:00 am just prior to the Polar Bear’s jump into Lake Michigan, and will run until we can no longer stand the cold, probably around 5:00 PM. Kites and hot food are available for purchase or bring your own. FREE Hot chocolate, coffee, and snacks will be served while it lasts, compliments of Bella Caffe’ in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. . A group of local Milwaukee Ice carvers will also be on hand, carving some great designs. Horse drawn carriage rides will also be available from Milwaukee Coach and Carriage.
Sweet Home Milwaukee 5K
We love this great city! So why not come out of winter hibernation and show your love while running Milwaukee's very own, Veteran's Park! In partnership with the Hunger Task Force, we will be holding a food drive on race day. So bring out your non-perishables and let's run and feed the community! Race entry includes: -Scenic course highlighting your sweet home Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront! -Event Shirt -Finisher's Medal -Timed Race Results -Race Photos -Water stations, cheer crowds and course support -Swag Bag -Finish line treats -Free post race beer to participant 21+ at the post-party (not quite there yet? You'll get a free soda, gatorade or coffee)
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