NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

A phased reopening of Oak Creek's municipal buildings has begun.  City Hall, the Police Station, the Public Works building, and Water & Sewer Utility HQ reopened on June 2. More details here.

As of July 6, the Oak Creek Public Library is open for limited Take Out Service in addition to Curbside Pick Up. More details here.

The Oak Creek Recycling Yard has reopened during normally scheduled hours. More details here.


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WinterFest logo and snowflake banner


Who doesn’t love Wisconsin’s cold weather? BRRing the family to this free community event for ice carving demonstrations, live music, outdoor activities and more! To warm up, grab a cup of hot chocolate and stop by the winter market inside the Civic Center.

Date: Saturday, February 15

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Oak Creek Civic Center and Drexel Town Square
361 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek, WI 53154

Interested in becoming a vendor? Download the application below!
Oak Creek Winterfest 2020 Application

Join us for our pre-event on Friday, February 14 for Drexel Town Square Date & Skate! From 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. enjoy free ice skating and live music in the square. Drexel Town Square businesses will also be offering Valentine's Day specials!

Winterfest Event Details

Outdoor Activities

  • Ice Carving Demonstrations
  • Ice Games and Photo Opportunities
  • Ice Skating with Free Skate Rentals
  • Live DJ
  • Slap Shot Hockey
  • Horse-drawn Carriage Rides
  • Petting Farm
  • Outdoor Vendors
  • Warming Tents
  • Beer/Mulled Wine/Hot chocolate
  • Fire Pits
  • 99.1 the Mix & ESPN street team

Indoor Activities

  • Winter Market
  • Door Prizes
  • Photos with the Snow Queen & Ice Princess
  • Face Painting
  • Library Games
    • Snowball Dance Party (Story Time Room – 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
    • Winter Games (Children’s Room – 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
    • Create Your Own Candle Holder (Technology Lab – 12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.)

February is “Library Lover’s Month”! From 2/15 through 2/29, any Milwaukee County library patron can bring in non-perishable food items to have their fines reduced. Restrictions apply. Food items must be at least one month from expiring. Each food item counts toward $1 in fines. Please talk to a library staff member for more info!

Don’t forget to check out the ice sculptures at the event in partnership with Art Below Zero! There will be a live ice-carving demonstration during the event along with ice sculpture mini golf, ice painting, and more!


Sponsored Sculptures