Our Branches

Riverside Park Facility Rental

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. 

Need a venue for your wedding? Consider our Riverside Park branch! Check out this gorgeous video by Angles Creations featuring the beauty of the grounds and the spaces you could use.

Looking for a site to host your event on a Saturday evening for 2020 Spring, Summer or Fall? Our Riverside Park branch still has several dates available!

Available 2020 Saturdays:

  • May 2nd, 2020
  • May 9th, 2020
  • May 16th, 2020
  • May 23rd, 2020
  • May 30th, 2020
  • June 6th, 2020
  • June 13th, 2020
  • June 20th, 2020
  • June 27th, 2020
  • July 4th, 2020
  • July 11th, 2020
  • July 18th, 2020
  • July 25th, 2020 
  • August 1st, 2020
  • August 8th, 2020
  • August 15th, 2020
  • August 22nd, 2020
  • August 29th, 2020
  • September 5th, 2020
  • September 12th, 2020
  • September 19th, 2020
  • September 26th, 2020
  • October 3rd, 2020
  • October 10th, 2020
  • October 17th, 2020
  • October 24th, 2020
  • October 31st, 2020 

We also have availability on Friday & Sunday evenings as well - just email for availability!

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 facilities? 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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Looking for a staff-led birthday party for kids? Check out our Birthday Parties page!



Upcoming Events

Event Listings

Early Morning Bird Walks (Washington Park) - Cancelled

Washington Park

Wednesday, April 1st

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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ROOT - Menomonee Valley - Cancelled

Menomonee Valley

Wednesday, April 1st

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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