20+ FREE Family Friendly Events in April for Southeastern Wisconsin!

There's a sensory-friendly event on April 7!

March 31, 2019
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It is finally starting to feel like Spring here in Southeastern WI, and that means we’re all itching to get out into our community! There are plenty of [free] events going on for you and your kids to enjoy together this month. 

Museum Free Days

  • Wednesday, April 3rd (1 p.m. - 5 p.m.) - Free First Wednesday @ Villa Terrace
    • Experience beautiful art and architecture at this Milwaukee gem.
  • Thursday, April 4th (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.) - Meijer Free First Thursday @ The Milwaukee Art Museum
    • Your family can explore history and beauty as they walk through the museum - for free!
  • Thursday, April 4th (9 a.m. - 8 p.m.) - Kohl’s Thank You Thursdays @ The Milwaukee Public Museum
    • All participants receive free entry to the museum.
  • Thursday, April 4th (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.) - Free First Thursday @ The Mitchell Park Domes
    • To enjoy free admission for this event, you must have proof of Wisconsin residency.
  • Thursday, April 18th (5 p.m. - 8 p.m.) - Neighborhood Night @ Betty Brinn Children’s Museum
    • Enjoy countless free kids activities and special creativity workshops.

Easter Celebrations

  • Sunday, April 7th (9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.) - Caring Bunny @ Southridge Mall
    • The Mall is partnering with Autism Speaks to host a sensory friendly event for children on all spectrums of special needs. The event will take place before the mall opens, and include other sensory friendly details. 
  • Saturday, April 13th (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Easter Egg Hunt @ Centennial Evangelical Lutheran Church
    • Come for a day of family fun with an egg hunt, games, crafts, and more! There will also be free lunch, but you must register ahead of time! 
  • Saturday, April 13th (10 a.m. start) - Easter Egg Hunt @ Hart Park
    • Join the Wauwatosa Village Neighborhood Association for an egg hunt, and kids activities!
  • Thursday, April 18th (3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.) - WDC & St. Camillus Easter Egg Hunt @ Wauwatosa Day Care & Learning Center
    • All are welcome at this Easter egg hunt!
  • Friday, April 19th (2:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.) - WDC Easter Egg Hunt @ Wauwatosa Day Care & Learning Center
    • All are welcome at this Easter egg hunt!
  • Saturday, April 20th (9 a.m. start) - 2019 Spring Eggstravaganza @ Riverside Park
    • Join the Murray Hill Neighborhood Association in the Children’s Play area of the park for an egg hunt of several thousand eggs!
  • Saturday, April 20th (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 2019 Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Milwaukee Lutheran High School
    • This event for kids 12 and under features inflatables, carnival games, and a hunt for 10,000 Easter eggs - all for free!
  • Saturday, April 20th (10 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - Easter Egg Hunt with East Allis Neighborhood Association @ Liberty Heights Park
  • Saturday, April 20th (12 p.m. - 4 p.m.) - Free Pictures With the Easter Bunny @ Greendale Gift of Wings
    • Join the shop for crafts and storytime!
  • Sunday, April 21st (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) - Spring Family Event @ Boerner Botanical Gardens
    • There will be seasonal crafts and children’s activities. The Easter Bunny will be there from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.!
  • Here's a full list of easter egg hunt events in the area.

Other Family Fun Events!

  • Saturday, April 6th (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.) - Spring Market 2019 @ Zoofari Conference Center
    • This is the second annual craft and vendor fair!
  • Tuesday, April 9th (6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.) - Family Fun Night: National Library Week @ Oak Creek Public Library
    • This event is geared toward ages 5-10, and will have many themed activities for National Library Event!
  • Thursday, April 11th (4 p.m. - 7 p.m.) - Pupparazzi @ The Iron Horse Hotel
    • Do you have a special pup in your life, or maybe even looking for a new addition! Check out this event where you can get free dog photos, free puppuccinos (with purchase), and see super cute dogs for adoption from the Elmbrook Humane Society!
  • Saturday, April 13th (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - Spring Craft and Vendor Fair @ Cudahy Family Library
    • Visit for lots of fun vendors and crafts! There will also be sled dogs to meet from 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.!
  • Saturday, April 27th (4 p.m. - 8 p.m.) - Downtown Racine Art Walk @ 100 Monument Square
    • Take part in the vibrant Downtown Racine art community! Over 20 art galleries and studios will take part in the event, full of hands-on activities, meeting new artists, and experiencing the beauty of Racine! 
  • Saturday, April 27th (9am-3pm) - Craft Fair Hosted by Milwaukee’s Garden District @ MCFI (Milwaukee Center for Independence)
    • Take the kids out for a day full of crafts from 30 vendors, free face painting, a bake sale, and more! Kids 15 and under are free; everyone else is $1 and it is a donation to the Community Gardens!
  • Saturday, April 27th (12 p.m. - 2 p.m.) - 8th Earth Day Celebration Presented by Milwaukee Riverkeeper @ Estabrook Park
    • There will be awesome live music, and lots of nonprofits present for environmental education! This is a great way to get your kids involved in eco-friendly activities!
  • Sunday, April 28th (10am-3:30pm) - Comic Convention and Toy Show @ New Berlin Ale House
    • Kids are free at this fun family event! See lots of comic and toy vendors.