October 2016 Events in Milwaukee

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October Events - A rundown of just a few of the many events going on around Milwaukee in October. See also: Fall Festivals & Events and our listing of Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches.

  • Milwaukee Film Festival
    When: September 22 - October 6
    What: A screening of more than 100 films at various theaters throughout the city.
    Where: Landmark Oriental Theatre, Downer Theatre, Fox-Bay Cinema Grill
    How much: $12 per films, member pass - $400, non-member pass - $500
    • Brady Street Pet Parade
      When: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, October 2
      What: Critters of all shapes and sizes take to the streets for this annual pet parade and pet blessing.
      Where: Brady Street
      How much: $10 - $15 per pet, registration to benefit the Wisconsin Humane Society
    • Fall Gallery Night and Day
      When: Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22
      What: A quarterly gallery open-house featuring venues throughout the city.
      Where: throughout Milwaukee, primarily downtown and Third Ward
    • Bay View Pumpkin Pavilion
      When: 6 - 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, October 21 & 22
      What: Bay View residents carve pumpkins all week long, and then enjoy the glow of hundreds of pumpkins with games, spooky music, a black and white film and costumed attendees.
      Where: Humboldt Park, 3000 S Howell Ave.
      • Milwaukee Public Market Harvest Festival
        When: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday, October 15
        What: Featuring music and food, pumpkin bowling, scarecrow building and more.
        Where: Milwaukee Public Market, 400 N. Water St.
        How much: Food and cash donations for Hunger Task Force
        • Halloween
          What: Find some fun Halloween Events taking place around town