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What’s happening during Memorial Day Weekend in Franklin?

Memorial Day 2019 Events near Milwaukee WI 

It might be known for many as an unofficial start to the summer season, but Memorial Day is such an important holiday for a much bigger reason – it gives every American the opportunity to pay respects to the servicemen and women that sacrificed their lives to protect our freedoms. So, if you’re looking for some fun things to do over the long weekend in a couple weeks, check out some of our favorite Memorial Day 2019 Events near Milwaukee WI! 


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Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast and Parade 

To kick off your Memorial Day festivities, take a trip to the Elm Grove Woman’s Club for a Pancake Breakfast, with all you can eat food and fun. Afterwards, you’re welcome to stick around for a parade through the village – it’s sure to be a good time! 

Milwaukee Memorial Day Ceremony 

Beginning at 9:25, Wood National Cemetery will be hosting its 89th annual Memorial Day procession, intended to give all attendees a chance to honor the men and women that have gone before us, fighting to keep our country safe and free.  

Yacht Rock 

There’s no better way to spend Memorial Day than on the water, which you can do by snagging your tickets to Yacht Rock – you’ll get to enjoy plenty of awesome drink specials, and all kinds of classic jams will be playing. What better way is there to spend the long weekend than by catching a groove?  

Pewaukee Lake Water Ski Show 

We can’t think of anything cooler than checking out a great water show, and you’re welcome to hit up Lakefront Park on Memorial Day to check out pyramid stunts, acrobatic routines, and even more. Pewaukee Lake is a big part of Milwaukee’s culture, and its show solidifies that!  


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