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Milwaukee Fall Festivals & Events 2013

Autumn officially starts on September 22, 2013, though some start celebrating the season as soon as kids head back to school, or football takes over Sunday afternoons. Say "so long" to summer and "hello" to the wonders of autumn in Wisconsin. Pick some pumpkins, sip some apple cider, and stroll the streets of some of our area's most welcoming neighborhoods during these great fall festivals and events.

  • Delafield Fall Art Walk
    What: Artists set up shop on the streets of downtown Delafield, as well as live musicians and performers.
    When: begins 5 p.m. Friday, September 6, and 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7
    Where: City of Delafield, downtown district on Highway C (Genesee Street) with event activities on Wells Street, Genesee Street, Milwaukee Street and Dopkins.
    How much: Free
  • Oktoberfest
    What: Wisconsin's oldest Bavarian celebration, featuring music, vendors, beer...and more beer!
    When: Fridays and Saturdays throughout September: September 6 & 7; 13 & 14, 20 & 21 and 27 & 28
    Where: Heidelberg Park, 700 West Lexington Blvd., Glendale
    How much: $5
  • Tomato Romp
    When: Saturday, September 14
    What: A North Avenue neighborhood street festival featuring caged tomato fights, and a Bloody Mary competition.
    Where: North Avenue from Prospect to Oakland Avenue
    How much: free
  • Cedarburg Wine and Harvest Festival
    What: Main Street festival featuring wine sampling, a pumpkin regatta, farmers market and more.
    When: Saturday, September 21 & Sunday, September 22
    Where: Downtown Cedarburg
    How much: Free
  • Cheery Cherry Fall Fair
    What: Craft fair featuring more than 130 artisans, wine tasting and pumpkin painting.
    When: Sunday, September 22
    Where: Village Park, Menomonee Falls
    How much: $4
  • Harvest Fair
    What: A fall fair featuring concerts in the amphitheater, pumpkin bowling, hayrides, cookie decorating and more.
    When: Friday, September 27 - Sunday, September 29
    Where: State Fair Park, 640 S. 84th St., West Allis
    How much: Free
  • Barktoberfest
    What: Dogs are welcome on a leash to this fall celebration. Great food, music and a variety of dog booths, demos and contests.
    When: Saturday, September 28
    Where: Estabrook Park, 4400 N. Estabrook Dr., next to the beer garden
    How much: Free
  • Wolf Awareness Day
    What: An event devoted to wolves and learning about the important role they play in our world. Includes a howling contest!
    When: Saturday, October 19
    Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd.
  • Hunting Moon Powwow
    What: A traditional powwow featuring dancing, Native American arts and crafts and a variety of traditional foods.
    When: Friday, October 18 - Sunday, October 20
    Where: Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 1721 W. Canal St.

Looking for more fall fun? See this listing of Milwaukee Pumpkin Patches to find pumpkins, hayrides and more!

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