It's South Shore Frolic Time!

June 30, 2014

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!

Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Hit-and-run to a house, OWI reported in Greenfield 7/29

» West Allis man charged in 2 killings ruled competent for trial Updated:  7/26

» Greenfield to sell passes for residents not allowed to use dropoff 7/25

» West Allis rechecking pay to ensure market rate compensation, fairness 7/25

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Man suspected of shooting Milwaukee officer was out on bail Updated:  7/18

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» St. John the Evangelist Parish to host 49th annual Family Festival 7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» West Allis bans e-cigarette smoking where tobacco smoking is banned 7/12

» Gourmet grocery store of the world seeks second West Allis location 7/12

» West Allis seeks grant to replace lead pipes to keep lead out of water 7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: WIAA state summer baseball tournament preview Updated:  7/12

» Initial Reaction Podcast: JR talks Olympic Trials with two local track athletes 7/7

» Greenfield's Bella Matthias repeats as NOW Newspapers' 2016 All-Suburban Softball Player of the Year 7/6

» West Allis couple charged with murder, burning body in South Dakota 7/5

» Traveling Beer Garden to roll into West Allis on July 13 7/5

» Angry over fireworks, Greenfield man shoots gun toward child 7/3

» 2016 Fourth of July events in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/2

» West Allis sixth-grader in top 27 in nation in science competition 7/1

» Greenfield neighbors roaring about House of Harley's thunder 7/1

» Gun, ammunition sales in Greenfield might soon require public hearings 7/1

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever


We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.