Candlelight Walk 2021


Experience the serenity of the nighttime forest in the heart of the city, spend some time in the outdoors with us.

Candlelight Walk for Kids and Candlelight Walk for Adults are yearly traditions of honoring the longest night of the year. Take a guided stroll down the luminary-lit paths of the Milwaukee Centennial Rotary Arboretum and enjoy stops along the way. Cozy fires will be a glow in the park to warm your mitts and roast marshmallows.

Candlelight Walk for Kids

 Winter's Eve Magic - Kids Candlelight Walk. Saturday, December 11 | Riverside Park

Join us for a magical evening in Riverside Park as we illuminate the trails with hundreds of candles. You’ll be guided through the park while listening to the story “The Mitten” by Jan Brett. Warm your toes and hands at the campfire before heading home with a goodie bag of hot chocolate and cookies.

Walks begin at 4:00 pm and continue every 15 minutes (last walk leaves at 8:15 pm)
Pick Your Price: Program Cost - $14 | Price Break - $9  (cost per person)

Registration for specific walk times is required. (Free for kids 3 and under)

Register for your Candlelight Walk for Kids start time below.  

Candlelight Walk for adults and teens.

Celebrate Winter Solstice – Adults Candlelight Walk. Tuesday, December 21 | Riverside Park
Join us on your next date night for a peaceful evening in Riverside Park where you’ll find the trails illuminated by hundreds of candles. Go at your own pace and bring your own thermos to fill up on a hot beverage before you hike. You’ll find cozy fires in the park to warm your mitts and roast marshmallows.

Walks begin at 4 pm and continue every 30 minutes (last walk leaves at 8:30 pm)
Pick Your Price: Program Cost - $14 | Price Break - $9  (cost per person)

Registration in advance for specific walk times is required.

Register for your Candlelight Walk start time below. 

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