What time is it? It is South Shore Frolic time as the 65th South Shore Frolic takes place July 11-13 in South Shore Park in Bay View. For the 19th year, it is under the auspices of the Bay View Lions Club.
Fun, food, families and fireworks always describe the annual Bay View event and this year's Frolic will continue that tradition. As Bay View Lions Club president Lyn Graziano states, "the Frolic has something for everyone and it is located in best location you ask for in the summer - the beautiful lakefront". Typically, 50-60,000 people attend Frolic weekend events.
Here is the listing of activities:
Friday, July 11
4 to 9:00 p.m. ( or sold out) - " the south shore's best Fish Fry"
4 to 6:00 p.m. - Music by Pickin' Up Speed, bluegrass
4 to 9:00 p.m. - wood carving demo by the Extreme Art Carving Team, "on the hill" , Chainsaw wood craving like you have never seen!
6 to 10:00 p.m. - Music by King of Clubs, sponsored by the Law Offices of David Gruber
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. - Brew City Wrestling Demo, north of the main stage
10:00 - "Atomic Fireworks", aerials and groundworks, our 1st of two big firework shows, "let's blow-up the beach",sponsored by Jim Wing of W.B. Bottle Co.
Saturday, July 12
11:00 a.m. - the South Shore Frolic parade, Milwaukee County's longest parade, on S. Kinninckinnic Ave. , starts on E. Conway and KK, proceeds south on KK to S. Ellen St., northeast on Ellen St. to Nock St. then east on Nock St. to South Shore Park, sponsored by the WE Energy Foundation and the Bay View Community, businesses and individuals
1- 5:00 p.m. - Music by Bay View's own Playback
1- 9:00 p.m. - wood carving demo "on the hill" by the Extreme Art Carving Team, Chainsaw wood carving like you have never seen before!
4- 5:30 p.m. - Free Kids Games ages 3-11, on the hill
5- 6:00 p.m. - Music by Tom Trisco, a salute to Neil Young
6- 10:00 p.m. - Music by 3 Beers to Dubuque, sponsored by the Law Offices of David Gruber
7:30 p.m. - on stage, House of Correction Canines Demo
10:00 - Atomic Fireworks show, aerials and groundworks, our 2nd of two big fireworks shows, "let's blow-up the beach again!" Sponsored by Jim Wing of W.B. Bottle Co.
Sunday, July 13
9:00 a.m. - Catholic Mass, Father Tom Wittliff presiding, music by David HB Drake, coordinated by Kathy Sivilotti
10:00 a.m. - a Motorcycle Blessing
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Music by Dangerous Folk, classical folk music with David HB Drake
8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - 16th annual Car Show, hosted by the Old Skool Car Club, over 100 classics for your viewing pleasure
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Bay View Arts Guild Art Show over 75 exhibitors
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Music by Tom Trisco, a salute to Neil Young, an encore performance by popular demand!
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Wood Carving Auction, on the main station by Extreme Art Carvng Team, your chance to get. A one of a kind carving !
4:00-5:30 p.m. - Free Kids Games, ages 3-11, on the hill
6 - 9:20 p.m. - Music by God's Outlaw, a local rebel country band!
7:30 p.m. - on stage , House of Correction Canines Demo
9:20 p.m. - Small South Shore Frolics fireworks "burst", a small show concludes our Frolic weekend
Also the Frolic will feature more than 20 food vendors all three days. Special thanks to parade marshall, Carol Kraco and to Patty Pritchard Thompson for her tireless work on behalf of the parade again this year.
Enjoy Bay View, the lakefront, and South Shore's three-day fun in the sun event!
- First Annual Taste of the Gateway: Wednesday, July 20
- Celebrate Summer at the Annual East Side Community BBQ!
- Bluegrass Fest Benefit to Pulaski Park-Cudahy
- Pancake Breakfast at the Kelly Center
- Hoops for Awareness
- The South Shore Farmers Market is open for the season
- Shop St. Francis Week - June 27 to July 4th Offers discounts and offers!
- Cigar Networkers of Milwaukee Presents - Know Your Leaf
- Bay View Senior Awarded Rotary Scholarship
- Support for K9s Keeps "Brewing"