Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park

Sat February 25, 2023 Three Bridges Park
Milwaukee, WI 53215 US

BUNDLE UP FOR A WINTER ADVENTURE

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BUNDLE UP AND EXPERIENCE WINTER IN A WHOLE NEW LIGHT!

For the sixth year, hardy northerners will cure their cabin fever at the 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:

  • Toasty warm campfires at the Fireside Plaza and along the trails.

  • Access to food trucks near the Fireside Plaza: J'Makin Jamaican Kitchen & Grill, The Corn Man

  • Rishi Tea will is providing free tea and sparkling beverage samples!

  • Come see Monty the Mammoth, from the Ice Age Trail and take some memorable family photos!
  • Stop by Newline Cafe to warm up and play board games, and receive 10% off on all drinks and food. Located at 3618 W Pierce St, just a couple of doors down from the Urban Ecology Center.

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 at the FOHAST Fireside Plaza!
  • 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.
  • Knowing that you help cover costs to make this event possible for everyone! We offer a free option each year because our missions involve helping people discover and enjoy the outdoors, but this wouldn't be possible without the contributions from our awesome Fun Pass holders! 

FUN PASS PRICING:

Early Bird pricing from January 13 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 17 will be mailed. Packs may not be purchased after February 17.

Rates go up from February 23 to February 25:

  • $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

$10.00

Price increases after Wednesday February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm CST.

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

$20.00

Price increases after Wednesday February 22, 2023 at 11:59pm CST.

10-pack of Individual Fun Passes (mailed)

$90.00

Ticket sales ends on Friday February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm CST.

10-pack of Family Fun Passes

$180.00

Ticket sales ends on Friday February 17, 2023 at 11:59pm CST.

PLACE

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.

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