The City of Cudahy Celebrations Committee wants to thank all of the volunteers that helped with all of our community events. Events held within our community allow all of our residents and visitors to enjoy the many good things happening in our community. If you have any interest in becoming a member of the Celebrations Committee or volunteering, fill out a volunteer form and turn it in at City Hall. For more information about volunteer opportunities, send us an e-mail or call City Hall at 769-2222.
ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION
Each April, the City of Cudahy celebrates its annual Arbor Day Celebration. This is a great way to Celebrate Arbor Day and learn more about trees and their uses at a family friendly event. Individuals and organizations organize in the morning for a city wide clean-up. At noon each year, a tree is planted in honor of an individual, organization, or civic cause which has had an impact on our community.
The City of Cudahy, Department of Public Works, and the City of Cudahy Tree Board along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Urban Forestry Program, invite you to participate in this annual event each April. The City of Cudahy is proud to be recognized as a Tree City, USA. The 2017 Arbor Day Celebration will be held on Saturday April 29, 2017.
128TH CIVIC DINNER DANCE
Sponsored by the 128th Air Refueling Wing located at General Mitchell International Airport. This formal event is held on a Thursday night during Armed Forces Week honoring our military and local communities. Tickets and details are available through the South Shore Chamber of Commerce at www.ssccwi.com.
CUDAHY HISTORICAL SOCIETY BIKE AUCTION & CITY RUMMAGE SALE
Held on a Saturday, the annual open house and fundraiser with bike auction includes bikes donated by the Cudahy Police Department, old street signs and other obsolete items donated by the city with proceeds going to the Historical Society.
MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION
Beginning Memorial Day morning at the Cudahy War Memorial, the program includes speeches and a performance by the Cudahy High School Band.
2017 FOURTH OF JULY
The 2017 Fourth of July Parade will once again be on Packard Avenue. The Parade will start at Grange and Packard, running north to Layton Avenue turning east on Layton Avenue, and ending at Sheridan Park. The parade will kick off at noon. Following the parade, start the day long activities at Sheridan Park. Plans are currently in the works for the entire celebration.
Afternoon and evening events include an opening ceremony, we are anticipating performances from the Cudahy Bull Dog Cheer Team, Cudahy High School Pon Poms, CHS varsity and Jr. Varsity Cheer Teams. And back again by popular demand by Glen Gerard Magic Productions along with musical acts Superfly, Sensations and Winter In The East. Capping off the day are the fantastic fireworks in Sheridan Park at approximately 9:20 from Spielbauer Fireworks.
Other plans are currently in the works, so stay tuned! And of course… Don’t forget food is available for purchase next to the Pavilion at Sheridan Park from the Cudahy Lions Club.
If you are a community organization or business interested in being in the largest 4th of July parade in the area, please contact the Office of the Mayor, 414-769-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the parade application here.
SWEET APPLEWOOD FESTIVAL
Join our community in a weekend of fun, rides, entertainment and of course great food and beverages for purchase. The 2017 Sweet Applewood Festival, sponsored by the Cudahy Lions Club, will be held on Friday July 21st through Sunday July 23rd. For more information visit their website at cudahylions.org.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
The Cudahy Police Departments National Night Out celebration for 2017 will be held on Thursday August 3rd from 4 until 8 pm. Over 50 organizations, food and refreshments available for purchase, along with the Cudahy Police, Fire and Department of Public Works will be on hand. The event will once again be held in the City Parking Lot by the Cudahy Family Library, 3500 Library Drive in downtown Cudahy! Come join your neighbors and celebrate the safety and strength of the City at the National Night Out Celebration. See you there!
SOUTH SHORE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION
Held in September this is an annual awards dinner to celebrate business of the year, generations of pride winner, and educator of the year. Please visit www.ssccwi.com for details.
DELIVERING FIRE PREVENTION
The 4th Thursday in October, coupled with Fire Prevention Week; 5 or 6 Cudahy families get a free pizza with working smoke detectors in their home. Sponsored by Safe Kids Foundation, Cudahy Health and Fire Departments and Pizza Hut.
ANNUAL WINE TASTING EVENT AND FUNDRAISER
An annual fundraiser sponsored by the Cudahy Family Library includes wine tasting and raffles held on a Friday evening in October. Details are available through the Cudahy Family Library.
VETERANS DAY PROGRAMS
On November 11 Veterans Day is observed with 2 programs one held at the Cudahy High School and the other at the Cudahy War Memorial honoring Veterans. Sponsored by the Cudahy High School and the Cudahy War Memorial.
CUDAHY FARMERS MARKET
2016 Cudahy Farmers Market Season
To be announced