What is there to do in the Village?

Looking forward to a family outing or a day of relaxation and shopping? Perhaps you need a special gift, or simply convenient amenities to help you cross off your to-dos? The Village of Wauwatosa has it all!

Shopping:

Vino 100

Unique shops and boutiques abound in the Village of Wauwatosa. Find what you can’t get at the mall in our independently owned local businesses.

The assortment of Village boutiques, offer one-of-a-kind art pieces, accessories, apparel, furnishings and home décor for a variety of tastes. Visit the Village for one-of-a-kind jewelry, books, flower arrangements, spices, olive oils, or wine. Whether looking for yourself or someone else, that “something special” for any occasion awaits you here.

For a list of shops, click here.

Dining:

Ristorante Bartolotta

If you’re looking for some great eats to appease your appetite, the Village has so much to offer. From casual to fine dining, for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or a snack, the Village has 20 eateries or watering holes that will suit your needs.

For a list of all the Village’s pubs and restaurants, click here.

Outdoor Excursions:

Looking for a spot to kick off your shoes, relax and enjoy the sounds of the Menomonee River under beautiful shade trees? Visit Hart Park, just south of the Village of Wauwatosa between 68th and 76th street.

Family fun in the Village

The new playground is under construction, but there is still plenty to do in the park. Volleyball and tennis courts are available for use, and a full-sized softball diamond often features local league play, or just pick-up games. A paved biking, roller blading and hiking trail winds through the park, part of the Wisconsin-wide Oak Leaf Trail.

This gem of a park connects to other pearls of Milwaukee County Parks via the Oak Leaf bike trail. From Hoyt Park and Tosa Pool, west and north of the Village along the Menomonee River Parkway, to Jacobus Park, east of Hart Park along the Honey Creek Parkway, you’ll find people walking, running, strolling, boarding and biking and enjoying this oasis in the urban life.

There are often public events taking place in the football stadium, and the Muellner Building and Senior Community Center at Hart Park bustles daily with programs and events. Check out our events calendar to learn more about these events or visit the City of Wauwatosa Web site.

Walking the Oak Leaf Trail

This gem of a park connects to other pearls of Milwaukee County Parks via the Oak Leaf bike trail. From Hoyt Park, west and north of the Village along the Menomonee River Parkway, to Jacobus Park, east of Hart Park along the Honey Creek Parkway, you’ll find people walking, running, strolling, boarding and biking and enjoying this oasis in the urban life.

There are often public events taking place in the football stadium, and the Mullner Building and Senior Community Center at Hart Park bustles daily with programs and events. Learn more about these events through the City of Wauwatosa website.

Family Fun

The Little Read Book

The Village has lots for families to enjoy including activities, stores and family-oriented events.

Nearby Hart Park is always a prime destination for outdoor activities and some family fun in the sun. The park is great for hiking, biking, rollerblading and more.

Spend some time perusing any number of the Village’s unique shops and boutiques before enjoying a bite to eat; there are quite a few family-friendly restaurants in the area.

Convenient Amenities

Outpost Natural Foods Coop

Amongst the Village’s unique shops, galleries and restaurants is everything you need to accomplish your day-to-day tasks quickly and efficiently.

Saturday is typically a day for errands, and the Village of Wauwatosa should be on your list of stops. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a pastry, and plan your to-dos. Whether your to-dos consist of hardware, grocery or drug store shopping, Village stores make tasks easy.

The east end of the Village is home to a variety of stores to suit your grocery and drug store needs whether you prefer organic, a full-service grocery or something a little more artisan.
Need cash for your shopping? Visit one of the several full-service banks and businesses with ATMs.
For a list of service providers in the Village, click here.

Personal Care & Relaxation

Bodyworks

With all the activities in the Village, perhaps you need a rest or are simply looking to treat yourself.

No need to leave the Village for personal care or pampering.

Find balance in your busy life at one of Village yoga studios, or enjoy a relaxing massage. Enjoy a spa treatment or try a new hair style at one of the salons.

For a list of service providers in the Village, click here.

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