May 31 – October 11, 2018  South Milwaukee Downtown Market – Thursday, 3 – 7 pm   see website >

June – July:  Library Summer Reading Program see www.smlibrary.org


July 4th Celebration 2018Activities start at 10 a.m.
Grant Park Picnic Area – #5

Call to colors and National Anthem
 Kiddie Parade • Costume • Judging • Kids’ Races
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mayor’s Picnic Enjoy a complimentary hot dog, popcorn, water, Cracker Jack and ice cream.
1 p.m. – High School Cappella Concert by Delta V and the Pop Rockets
 2 p.m. MIAW Outdoor Wrestling
Bouncy houses until 4 p.m.
Fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.

Back Again in 2018 Milwaukee County Traveling Beer Garden


July 23 – 29, 2018  Heritage Week!  More information here.

  • Monday, July 23: South Milwaukee Police Department DARE Golf Outing.
  • Tuesday, July 24: St. Luke’s United Church of Christ Ice Cream Social.
  • Wednesday, July 25: Fire Department Spaghetti Dinner.
  • Thursday, July 26: Evening on the Avenue. 4-10 p.m., Milwaukee Avenue. See Heritage Days.  South Milwaukee Downtown Market (extended hours) 3-8 p.m.
  • July 27 – 20: South Milwaukee Lionsfest.  Food, music, games, carnival rides and more! Car Cruise on Friday, Family Day on Sunday.  See http://www.smlions.org/
  • Saturday, July 28: Heritage Day Parade. 11 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 28: Friends of the Mill Pond and Oak Creek Watercourse Duck Race. 2 p.m.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Community Night Out – 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 27: Homecoming Parade and Bonfire.

Saturday, October 27: Downtown Trick-or-Treating
Wednesday, October 31:  Citywide Halloween Trick-or-Treating. 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 24: Old Fashioned Christmas celebration
  • 3-6 p.m. City Hall activities – food, crafts, movies, and visits with Santa, followed by the city tree lighting ceremony.
  • 6 p.m. Lighted Christmas Parade, presented by South Milwaukee Lions. 15th Avenue near City Hall.

Saturday, December 1: South Milwaukee Christmas Market. 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. South Milwaukee High School.