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Memorial Day Celebration - May
Memorial Day parade
A Memorial Day Program supported by the City of West Allis and coordinated by The Allied Veterans' Organizations of West Allis takes place each Memorial Day at Veterans’ Memorial Park at South 69 Street and West National Avenue. The program begins with a parade, followed by a memorial service. Check our home page news and calendar each May for more details.

West Allis Ala Carte - June
West Allis Ala Carte
West Allis Ala Carte is a street festival along Greenfield Avenue from 70 Street to 76 Street that occurs the first Sunday in June to showcase the Downtown West Allis business district and bring the West Allis community outside for activities for all ages, from facepainting and music to food vendors. West Allis Ala Carte is organized by the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District. Check their BID website for information about this year's event.

Summer Music in the Park - June through August
West Allis hosts two summer concert series at Veteran's Park at 70 St and National Avenue. Tuesday Night in the Park concerts are sponsored by the West Allis Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau.  Summer Band Concerts, sponosored by West Allis businesses, are held on Thursday evenings.  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy these free, family-friendly concerts.  Check our home page news and calendar each summer for more dates and details.

Independence Day Fireworks & Parade - July
Indpendence Day fireworks
West Allis goes all out for Independence Day and makes the celebration last for several days.  Activities include the Breakfast of Champions, an event that honors either West Allis high school students for their achievements or West Allis veterans.  The Independence Day parade starts at 77 Street and Greenfield Avenue and proceeds to Veteran's Park at 70 Street and National Avenue where post parade entertainment provides fun for all.  The Grandstand Show, featuring the Kids from Wisconsin, and Fireworks cap the celebration at State Fair Park.  Check our home page news and calendar each summer for more details.

National Night Out - July
National Night Out
National Night Out is an annual crime prevention event sponsored by Aurora West Allis Medical Center. It is designed to strengthen neighborhood spirit, and promote crime and drug prevention awareness. Activities include a community festival with many fun activities for kids and adults as well as neighborhood block parties. National Night Out is organized by the West Allis Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau. Check our home page news and calendar each July for more details.

Wisconsin State Fair - August
Wisconsin State Fair
West Allis plays host to the Wisconsin State Fair each August.  More information about these eleven days of summer fun can be found on the State Fair website.

Settler's Weekend - August
WAHS Settlers Weekend
Organized by the City of West Allis Historical Commission and held at the Historical Society Grounds at 84 Street and National Avenue, this annual event highlights the history of West Allis up to becoming a city in 1906. Visit with mountain men, trappers, and Civil War re-enactors. Enjoy food, entertainment, local craftspeople, and the 1848 log schoolhouse. Admission and parking are free. More information is available on the Historical Society's website.

Classic Car Show - October
Classic Car Show
Held annually in October by the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District along Greenfield Avenue, the car show features hundreds of classic cars, races, music, food and games the first Sunday in October from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Over 350 Classic Cars - "Hot Wheel" Races - Music - Food - Games. Fun for the Whole Family! Takes place on Greenfield Ave. from 70 Street to 76 Street and adjacent side streets. For more information, visit the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District website.


Meet 'n Treat - October
Meet n Treat pumpkin
Held in West Allis on the last Sunday in October, generally from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm. Residents are encouraged to light their porch/post light if they are participating in Meet 'n Treat. Check the City calendar for this year's date and times. Often the day before the City Meet 'n Treat, the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District will hold its Meet 'n Treat along Greenfield Avenue. Visitors are encouraged to come in costume for Halloween treats from participating Downtown West Allis merchants. For more information, visit the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District website.


Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christmas Parade - December
Holiday carolers
On the first Saturday of December, the holiday season in West Allis is kicked off with Christmas on the Avenue along Greenfield Avenue between 76 Street and 70 Street.  Events may include such fun as ice sculpting, music, games, Breakfast With Santa and a craft fair.  Christmas on the Avenue is organized by the Downtown West Allis Business Improvement District. Check their BID website for information about this year's event. At the end of the day, watch the the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Centennial Plaza, 7525 W. Greenfield Avenue.  The City sponsored Christmas ceremony is followed by the West Allis Christmas Parade down Greenfield Avenue from the State Fair Park to 66 Street.  The parade is sponsored by the Christmas Parade subcommittee of the Celebrations committee, and you get the most up to date information about the parade on their website.  Check our home page news and calendar each year for more information about dates and details.


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