Milwaukee--Wisconsin's largest city--is always a busy city, but things really get crazy during the holidays. From skating at Red Arrow Park in the downtown area to catching one of the great holiday shows at a local performing-arts theatre, there are tons of events to keep everyone busy until 2017.
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When: November 17 - January 1
What: festive light displays downtown
Where: various downtown parks
When: November 25 - December 31
What: classic holiday film brought to life on stage
Where: Marcus Center for Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.
Cost: $40 - $120
Contact: (414) 273-7121
When: November 28 - December 24
What: a beloved holiday classic
Where: Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St.
Cost: $20 - $65
Contact: (414) 224-9490
When: November 29 - spring thaw
What: a Milwaukee winter tradition
Where: Red Arrow Park, 920 N. Water St.
Cost: $8 for skate rental, free with your own skates
Contact: (414) 289-8791
When: December 1 & 2
What: a neighborhood shopping and holiday celebration
Where: throughout the Third Ward
When: December 10 - 27
What: with the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and the Milwaukee Children’s Choir
Where: Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.
Cost: $30 - $75
Contact: (414) 273-7206