There is a solid tradition of local events in Brookfield that emphasizes strong pride in the community. Events like farmers’ markets, 4th of July activities and a holiday market bring residents and visitors together to experience the best of Brookfield’s quality of life.
Brookfield is home to two weekly farmers’ markets. The Village Farmers’ Market is held every Thursday from 3-7 pm, June through October, on Hoffmann Ave. just east of Brookfield Rd. Informatio can be found at http://villageofbrookfieldwi.com. The Brookfield Farmers’ Market at 2000 N. Calhoon Rd is a Saturday morning “must-do” for residents and visitor’s alike. Open May through October from 7:30 am til noon. Please see www.brookfieldfarmersmarket.com for more details.
The city and town of Brookfield are proud to host a variety of festivities in observance of Independence Day. The City of Brookfield parade begins at 10 AM on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, with the annual city-wide Ice Cream Social taking place on the Civic Plaza immediately following. Please check www.ci.brookfield.wi.us for parade route and other details.
Family Fest is in full swing at Mitchell Park from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. This annual pre-fireworks event features family-oriented games and activities, huge bouncing inflatables, free face painting, stilt walkers, a variety of food, and entertainment. The annual city fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:17 PM on July 4, 2017 at Mitchell Park. Please see the city website under “News and Announcements”. www.ci.brookfield.wi.us
The Town of Brookfield kicks off July 4, 2017 with a parade at 9:00 a.m. followed by unlimited games for all ages, marshmallow golf and a pie eating contest. Food is available for purchase at family-friendly prices. Visit www.townofbrookfield.com for details. Parade line-up begins prior to 8:45 in the Elmbrook Church north parking lot. The parade winds east on Davidson Road, then south on Linden Lane into Marx Park. Bring your chairs and candy bags to watch the parade!
The holiday spirit is alive and well in Brookfield! Hosted by the Brookfield International Friendship Association, Inc. the German Holiday Market brings a taste of European Christmas to Brookfield. This family-friendly event held in the Brookfield Civic Plaza features holiday crafts and letters to Santa, story time by the Brookfield Library, and photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
Bundle up and head outside to enjoy German singing and dancing, musical performances by local school groups and the Milwaukee Liederkranz. Hay rides, a bonfire with s’mores and a Tree Lighting Ceremony with Brookfield Mayor Steve Ponto round out a day of fun for everyone! Search www.cityofbrookfield.com for more information.