Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee

Red Arrow Park

920 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202 (directions)

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Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee 2023

CLOSED Today: Dec. 7, 2023


Get spirited away at the second annual Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee presented by WaterStone Bank on Saturday, October 28, from 11 AM - 2 PM, in Red Arrow Park. We'll cast a spell on Downtown and brew a not-so-scary Halloween festival for ghosts and ghouls of all ages! The event features free pumpkins, pumpkin painting, pumpkin carving, live musical performances, story time, a children's costume parade, and so much more!

Pick out the perfect pumpkin from Downtown's only free pumpkin patch, courtesy of Metro Market and Pick 'n Save fulfilled by Kroger Delivery, starting at 11 AM. Pumpkins are available on a first-come, first-served basis for the first 500 guests.

Harvest Stage Performances:
11 AM - 11:30 AM: Frogwater (Irish jig)
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM: Mariachi Monarcas de Milwaukee
12:30 PM - 1 PM: Children's Costume Parade led by Mayor Cavalier Johnson and the Extra Crispy Brass Band

Story Time Performances:
11:30 AM - 12 PM: Wanda the Wise "Sand"witch
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM: Wes Tank
1:30 PM - 2 PM: Wanda the Wise "Sand"witch

Free activities from 11 AM - 2 PM:
• Character meet & greets with Friends Like Me
• Pumpkin decorating with Artists Working in Education
• Live pumpkin carving with Art Below Zero
• Jolly Giants Stilt Walkers
• Face painting
• Bubble playtime
• Book sale from Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library
• Explore Milwaukee Fire Department's Survive Alive House and fire engine

Vendors include Weston's Antique Apples, Cottonmouth MKE, Pop's MarketPlace, and Doughnuttery Mayfair, and food trucks to be announced soon.

2023 Dates & Times

October 28

11 AM - 2 PM




Red Arrow Park

920 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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Sept. 27, 2023, 7:44 p.m.

December 7th, 2023 7:35 a.m. CST 18