2012 Milwaukee Area Father’s Day Freebies

June 14, 2012 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: Dining, Golf, Recreation 

fathers-dayFather’s Day is Sunday, and there are plenty of things to do with Dad around Milwaukee for free.  If your dad appreciates a good deal, make sure to take advantage of one of these special freebies for Father’s Day around town.  If you have a frugal dad, he’ll appreciate it even more!

  • The Betty Brinn Children’s Museum has free admission for dads from noon until 5 p.m.  There are craft activities scheduled for kids to make their dad a card and a special gift
  • Several Milwaukee County Parks golf courses are offering a free 9 or 18-hole round golf with cart for dad after 1 p.m. and with the purchase of a second round and cart rental.  Participating courses are:  Brown Deer Park, Currie Park, Dretzka Park, Grant Park, Greenfield Park, Hansen Park, Lincoln Park, Oakwood Park, Warnimont Park and Whitnall Park.  Click the link above to print the coupon necessary for this offer.
  • The Milwaukee County Zoo has free admission for dads from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.  If your dad is a dinosaur fan, check out the new Adventure Dinosaur exhibit (additional fee applies).
  • Free admission for dads to the Milwaukee Marketplace at Miller Park flea market on Sunday.
  • Free admission for all dads at the Milwaukee Public Museum with the purchase of a general admission ticket.
  • Old World Wisconsin is offering free admission for dads on Sunday.  To commemorate Father’s Day, Old World Wisconsin will be holding a  “Men at Work” special event, showcasing the work that men performed in the late 1800s in the rural Midwest.
  • Polish Fest is offering free admission to all dads between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.when accompanied by their children.
  • Quiznos is offering dads a free small sub with purchase of any sub of equal or greater value and a large Fountain Drink. Or, receive $1 off a regular sub or large salad, or $2 off a large sub. A coupon is required (click the link to print the coupon)

Do you know of any other Father’s Day promotions around Milwaukee?  If so, please leave a comment and let us know!

Milwaukee Marketplace at Miller Park Starts this Weekend

May 5, 2012 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: Shopping 

A new outdoor flea market is making its debut in Milwaukee this weekend at Miller Park.  The Milwaukee Marketplace will feature over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of merchandise. Sellers will offer everything from crafts and antiques to collectibles and food items. This weekend’s event will be the first of 15 to be held in the Miller Park parking lot this year.

The Milwaukee Marketplace will take place from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sundays while the Brewers are out of town.  The 2012 schedule is as follows:

  • May 6th and 27th
  • June 17th and 24th
  • July 8th and 22nd
  • August 12th and 26th
  • September 9th and 23rd
  • October 12th, 21st, and 28th*
  • November 4th & 11th

*October dates are subject to change based on Brewers playoff schedule.

Admission to the Milwaukee Marketplace is $2 (children ages 12 and under are free).  There is no charge for parking at Miller Park.  More information can be found on the Milwaukee Marketplace website.