Wheels & Water

Sunday, August 14
10am-3pm

Does your child get excited whenever they see large machinery in action? Please bring them to Discovery World to see the incredible machines our city needs to thrive and meet the teams that operate them. This is a free outdoor event located on the grounds surrounding Discovery World.

Participants (Subject to Change):

  • Gearbox Labs – Explore science sensors for agriculture and water flow!
  • Department of Public Works
    • Garbage Truck
    • Street Sweeper
    • Forestry Lift Truck
  • Milwaukee Fire Department – Fire Engine and Fire Boat
  • WE Energies – Bucket Truck
  • SHERP Vehicle
    • Check out an amphibian utility task vehicle that can move on any surface and overcome most difficult natural obstacles. SHERP is a reliable assistant for specialists who overcome natural difficulties as a part of their profession: geologists, oil workers, rescue agents, fishermen, hunters, extreme divers, and travelers!
  • U.S. Coast Guard Boat
  • Mermaid Echo Performances in Aquarium (Please note that space is limited. Space in the aquarium is first-come, first-served. Alternate livestream viewing locations will be available if aquarium reaches capacity.)
    • 11am-11:30am
    • 12:30pm-1pm