Tuesday, January 16, 2018 A national model in economic and environmental sustainability

Urban Candlelight Hike returns for second year!

For the second year in a row, hardy northerners will cure their cabin fever at this winter Urban Candlelight Hike in Three Bridges Park!

Free for everyone: 

  • Two miles of the Hank Aaron State Trail will be lit with candlelight for hiking or snowshoeing - this event will take place with or without snow! Trails open from 5:30-8:30pm.
  • Roaring campfires – there’s a new campfire along the trail this year in Three Bridges Park!
  • Gourmet s’mores bars from REI Co-op at the Fireside Plaza (while supplies last!)
  • 5:30-7:30pm: This is your chance to get on a fat tire or e-bike! Wheel & Sprocket will have FREE fat tire bike demos on site to try and test. All ages and abilities are welcome to stop by and check one out. See why fat tire cyclists have more fun all year round!  
  • 8-10pm: NEWaukee After Party at Third Space Brewing

Extras for “Fun Pass” Holders - $10:

  • One free beer at the NEWaukee After Party at Third Space Brewing After Party (for those over 21) - MUST purchase “Fun Pass” by February 2 to get your free after party beer!
  • Hot chocolate and pastries at the Urban Ecology Center (while supplies last)! Bring your thermos to save on waste and to take your cocoa on your hike.
  • Marshmallow roasting at the FOHAST Fireside Plaza
  • Entry for great door prizes! Including $100 gift card from Wheel & Sprocket, $25 gift card to Twisted Fisherman, Rishi Tea prize pack, and an REI Flash 22 pack with an REI Nalgene bottle, REI Camp Mug, and REI Day Hiker First-Aid Kit.

Fun Pass is $10 in advance and includes one adult and all kids under 12 attending with the adult



Hosted by:

These three organizations have partnered to bring many positive changes to Milwaukee, including Three Bridges Park which provides a connection between the Menomonee Valley and Silver City neighborhoods, an outdoor science classroom, environmental and public health, and neighborhood vitality.


Bundle up and experience an exciting winter adventure!
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