63 schools transform Cathedral Square into “Community Spirit Park” for Milwaukee Holiday Lights FestivalNovember 11, 2011 // 0 Comments
Decorating begins tomorrow and continues through Wednesday; 2,300+ students to participate Downtown Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square Park, 520 E. Wells St., transforms into “Community Spirit Park” as part of the 13th Annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival.
Decorated by over 60 schools throughout metro Milwaukee, each
school’s tree represents a class theme or wish demonstrated through
handmade ornaments by the students. Decorating of Cathedral Square
Park will begin Nov. 11 and conclude Nov. 16.
“Community Spirit Park” at Cathedral Square Park is one of three downtown parks decorated for
the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival. The lights of Cathedral Square
Park, Pere Marquette Park and Zeidler Union Square will officially be
turned on at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off
Extravaganza at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 in Pere Marquette
Park. The free family event will feature Mickey Mouse, Santa, holiday
acts, live music, a fireworks display and free G4S Jingle Bus rides
after the show. Decorations of the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival
will remain lit through Sunday, Jan. 1.
Below is the “Community Spirit Park” decorating schedule for Friday, Nov. 11. Over 700 students will
participate on Nov. 11. The remaining 1,600 kids will decorate Nov. 12 & 14-16.
FRIDAY, NOVEMEBER 11
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Lowell Elementary School, 4360 S. 20th
Tippecanoe School, 357 E. Howard Ave.,
Milwaukee College Prep. 38th St., 2623
N. 38th St., Milwaukee
Kluge Elementary School, 5760 N. 67th
Engleburg, 500 N. 91st St., Milwaukee
Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language,
2430 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Gaenslen Elementary, 150 E. Burleigh
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Urban Day School, 1441 N. 24th St.,
Milwaukee & N. 12th St., Milwaukee
Humboldt Park School, 3230 S. Adams
Ave., Bay View
Dover Street Elementary School, 2969 S.
Howell Ave., Bay View
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Hampton Elementary School, 500 N. 53rd
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
St. Alphonsus Catholic School, 6000 W.
Loomis Rd., Greendale
St. Matthew Parish School, 9303 S.
Chicago Rd., Oak Creek
For more information on the Milwaukee
Holiday Lights Festival or other decorating dates, visit
www.MilwaukeeHolidayLights.com or call 414.220.4700 for more
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