Get Out and Enjoy
Your life at Eastcastle Place is one with the East Side. Inside the community, there are always things to do and people to meet. Same goes for the greater Milwaukee community, so we encourage you to get out there and enjoy. Get together with friends and head out to some of these fun events!
Life is easier at Eastcastle Place because you’re surrounded by culture—you don’t have to go far to have fun when you live here!
Must Attend Local Events
41st Annual Cedarburg Winter Festival
Enjoy a winter weekend of family-fun festivities - we have camel rides, chili contests, ice-carving contest, dog-pulling contests, costumed bed races on ice, barrel racing, a parade, pancake breakfast, marketplace, children's activities, tractor-drawn hay rides plus sign-up to tee off with the "Ice-Burg Open Golf Tournament" in Cedar Creek Park. On Saturday evening, adults will enjoy the "Cool Brew" featuring a beer tasting, appetizers and live music. So bundle up for a weekend of fun and join us at the Annual Winter Festival on Feb. 20 and 21.
Gallary Night & Day
It's the Ultimate Art Weekend... galleries to discover, museums to explore, and shops to browse!
The 27-year-old Gallery Night and Day is Milwaukee's two-day premier art event for both the experienced art connoisseur and most beginning admirer. This world-class event consistently features over 60 venues to explore throughout the downtown Milwaukee area four times a year.
Milwaukee County Zoo - Behind the Scenes Weekend
As one of the country’s finest zoological attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo will educate, entertain and inspire you! Visit over 2,000 mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles in specialized habitats spanning 200 wooded acres. Explore educational wildlife shows, fun attractions and enticing special events. Walk in the elephant yard, tour the Aquatic and Reptile Center basement where the aquarium water is maintained, watch the orangutans interact with iPads. Many other interesting areas to see.
MarchEvents at Milwaukee's Domes
Special events at the Milwaukee Domes offer magnificent themed gardens and visual displays that brighten spirit and refresh the mind. The plant life in all of Desert Dome and the Tropical Dome is always in different stages of growth and bloom providing a unique horticultural experience on every Domes adventure! The Milwaukee Show Domes are a special piece of eye candy that creates interest and intrigue beyond the constant Milwaukee Domes floral display. Special events can be a showcase of spectacular rare or unusual orchids or floral celebrations of Christmas, Easter, Mothers Day or Fathers Day. The Show Dome goes through at least five major display changes each year.
MayParty for the Planet
It's easy being green! Join the Milwaukee County Zoo for this annual event in celebration of all things green. The Zoo will come alive with the sights and sounds of conservation including animal talks, outreach booths and hands-on demonstrations.
For 11 days, more than 800 acts play across the 11 stages featured on the grounds. On any given day, attendees can enjoy alternative, rock, country, R&B, pop, reggae headliners and more. Over 45 food and beverage vendors deliver an array of foods and flavors to satisfy fest-goers. From donuts to spaghetti, grilled cheese to fajitas, ribs and anything fried, you can find it at Summerfest. Set on the shores of Lake Michigan at Henry Maier Festival Park, even the hottest days are cool at Summerfest. Fest-goers can enjoy music, food and fun across the 75-acre permanent setting.
JulyMilwaukee Symphony Orchestra - Here's Doc!
There’s only one Doc Severinsen. This July, he’ll be back on stage with the MSO. In this tour-de-force concert, Grammy Award-winning Doc pays tribute to his Big Band-era roots, the American songbook, and beyond. Join Doc and the MSO to celebrate 60 years of an entertainer known equally as much for his flashy jackets as for his incredible music.