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Riverside Park Facility Rental

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Overlooking Riverside Park, the Urban Ecology Center offers breathtaking views of the surrounding forests along the Milwaukee River. Your guests will enjoy taking a stroll in our gardens, exploring our award-winning building and admiring the view from our second floor deck and tower. 

Looking for a site to host your wedding or party this summer? Our Riverside Park branch still has several dates available!

Available Saturdays:

  • June 17th, 2017
  • June 24th, 2017
  • July 1st, 2017
  • July 15th, 2017
  • July 29th, 2017
  • August 19th, 2017
  • August 26th, 2017

We also have availability on Friday or Sunday evenings, and plenty of dates still available in 2018 and beyond! Contact MaryBeth Kressin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to set up an appointment to come in and see our space.

We would love to host your event and can accommodate a wide variety of parties including weddings, receptions, dinners and birthday parties, as well as your organization’s next fundraiser, business meeting or retreat.

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Interested in renting this or one of our other facilites? Contact MaryBeth Kressin, Facility Rental Coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or read the documents below to get started!

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Still looking a caterer? Check our list of Earth & Community Friendly Caterers. These caterers support others through their sustainable practices. You are free to use whomever you choose to provide food and drink. This list focuses on a variety of menu options and business practices. We share this information for you to consider when planning your event.


Looking for a staff-led birthday party for kids? Check out our B'earthday parties page!


Upcoming Events

Event Listings

Early Morning Birdwalks (Menomonee Valley)

Menomonee Valley

Tuesday, July 25th

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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ROOT Riverside Park

Riverside Park

Tuesday, July 25th

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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