7th Annual Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park

Sat February 24, 2024 Three Bridges Park
Milwaukee, WI 53215 US

BUNDLE UP FOR A WINTER ADVENTURE

BUNDLE UP AND EXPERIENCE WINTER IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT!

For the 7th year we are eager to offer the exciting Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park. Grab your stocking cap and crew, and we'll see you outside! The Hank Aaron State Trail will be lit with hundreds of candles, campfires, and camaraderie right in the heart of Milwaukee.

This event takes place with or without snow! 

 

FREE FOR EVERYONE: 

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm:

  • Beautiful 2 mile, family friendly candle-lit hike.
  • Toasty warm campfires along the trails.
  • Come see Monty the Mammoth, from the Ice Age Trail and take some memorable family photos!

4:00 pm - 10:00 pm: 

  • Extend the fun at Third Space Brewing with locally brewed beer, root beer, and toasty campfires!
This event is co-hosted by: Urban Ecology Center and Friends of Hank Aaron State Trail

EXTRAS FOR FUN PASS HOLDERS

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EXTRAS FOR “FUN PASS” HOLDERS:

  • Hot chocolate and cookies at the Urban Ecology Center! Bring your thermos to save on waste and to take your cocoa on your hike.
  • Marshmallow roasting and s’mores along the Trail.  
  • Buy One Get One (BOGO) beer or rootbeer at Third Space Brewing from 4-10 pm.  You can also stop by Third Space the week before the event from February 18 to 24 to get 20% off your tab when you show your Fun Pass. 
  • Receive 20% off DINE-IN FOOD at Orenda Cafe the week after the event from February 26 to March 3 by showing your Fun Pass. Orenda Cafe is located at 3514 W National Ave, just a couple of blocks away from the event location.

FUN PASS PRICING:

Early Bird pricing from January 26 to February 22 at 11:59pm:

  • $10 for an individual
  • $20 for a family (2 adults and all children attending with adults)
  • $90 for a 10-pack of Individual Fun Passes
  • $180 for a 10-pack of Family Fun Passes
    • Fun Pass 10-packs purchased by February 16 will be mailed. 10-Packs may not be purchased after February 16.

Rates go up from February 22 to February 24:

  • $12 for an individual
  • $24 for a family (2 adults and all children attending with adults)
  • $10-pack passes are only available through February 17

VOLUNTEER:

Come volunteer with us and get a FREE Individual Fun Pass! It takes many volunteers to create an event this magical! We invite you to join us in creating the magic. We need volunteers for set-up, tear down, and lots of tasks in between. If you are interested, please email UEC’s Volunteer Coordinator - Kelsey Pederson at kpederson@urbanecologycenter.org.

Events

Individual Fun Pass

$12.00

Ticket sales open on Friday January 12, 2024 at 12:00am CST.

Family Fun Pass (covers 2 adults and all children attending with adults)

$24.00

Ticket sales open on Friday January 12, 2024 at 12:00am CST.

10-pack of Individual Fun Passes (mailed)

Ticket sales open on Friday January 12, 2024 at 12:00am CST.

10-pack of Family Fun Passes

Ticket sales open on Friday January 12, 2024 at 12:00am CST.

PLACE

You are welcome to park anywhere along the event path, and the Urban Candlelight Hike begins wherever you get on.  
The Fireside Plaza is a central location for parking and is in the Menomonee Valley Community Park (212 S 36th Street, Milwaukee, WI) on the north side of Canal St just west of Palermo Villa and near Charter Wire. GPS systems sometimes have issues navigating to this address. A GPS-friendly address is 3500 W Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI 53215. This should take you to the corner of W Canal Street and W Milwaukee Road. 

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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