Heritage Days - Week Long Celebration

South Milwaukee Heritage Days Parade, Lions Fest, South Milwaukee Lions Club Roaring Challende 5k /2 mile walk



     It’s that time of the year again where our grand city of South Milwaukee hosts the annual Heritage Days Celebration along with Lions Fest.   This year’s event has so many things to offer, and kicking off the event on Sunday July 17, 2011 with Grant Park Family Fun Day. Each day of the week there are activities planned leading up to Lions Fest located at 16th and Rawson avenues beginning on Friday July 22nd and running through Sunday July 24th 2011. Many new activities and old favorites will be on hand to enjoy for the entire week. Don’t forget to stake your claim to the perfect viewing spot for the car show that starts Friday night at 5 pm till 9 pm as the classic and custom cars cruise the streets of South Milwaukee

     The Parade is on Saturday July 23rd and will begin at 11 am, lasting 1 ½ hours running the length of Milwaukee avenue from 7th to 16th avenues & North to Rawson ave. Also on  Saturday July 23rd the South Milwaukee Lion Club Roaring Challenge 5K Run / 2 Mile Walk begins at 9:30 am. See the infomation and link below to register to participate in this event.

     Each night will be a dinner to purchase; Friday is the fish fry, Saturday Rib dinner and Sunday Chicken dinner. Each day of Lions Fest will have family activities, prizes, raffles and great musical entertainment.

     Below is the schedule of events for the entire week.  Each link will bring you to event information. Enjoy your week and hope to see you at some of the events that are planned for this year. Its guaranteed to be a great time for everyone!

2011 Heritage Events

Sunday, July 17, 2011
Grant Park – Family Fun Day  1 – 3:30pm
More Information >

Monday, July 18, 2011
DARE Golf Outing
Contact The Police Dept. at 768-8060 for details

Tuesday, June 19th
SM Municipal Band Concert & Ice Cream Social 
 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Ice Cream Social
7:00 p.m. - Concert
Celebrate Heritage Days week with a concert and ice cream social.
Enjoy marches, patriotic pieces, concert arrangements and more.
Hot Dogs, Brats, Nachos, Ice Cream. St. Lukes United Church of Christ; 2200 18th Ave. 764-6279.

St. Luke's Church, 2200 18th Avenue
Enjoy an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social:
Hot Dogs, Brats, Cake & Ice Cream

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Spaghetti Dinner 4:30 - 8:00 pm
Sponsored by the City's Firefighters
Fire Station, 929 Marshall Court. Tickets For Sale at the Fire Station
More Information >

Thursday, July 21, 2011
Evening on the Avenue  4:00 - 9:00 pm
Downtown South Milwaukee
 Merchant displays & discounts;
Children's Activities, Music, Food, Beverage, raffles to benefit Human Concerns
More Information >

Friday, July 22, 2011
Lionsfest More Information >
More Information >

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Heritage Days Parade  11:00 am
Bands *Floats* Car Clubs, Etc.
1 1/2 hours of enjoyment
(Non-perishable food and monetary donations for Human Concerns
will be collected along the parade route, Milwaukee Avenue - 16th Avenue)
More Information >

South Milwaukee Lion Club Roaring Challenge
5K Run / 2 Mile Walk 9:30 am
Registration at Lionsfest
Click Here to Print PDF and Mail >
Click Here to Register Online >

16th & Rawson Avenue 11:00 am - Midnight
Rib Dinner 4:00 until sold out
More Information >

Sunday, July 24, 2011
Lionsfest Family Pirate Day
 16th & Rawson Avenue
Chicken Dinner Noon until sold out
More Information >

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