Village Park Project

In 2020, Village Park (located at the intersection of Appleton Avenue and Garfield Drive in downtown Menomonee Falls) is being redeveloped as a community destination. This project includes a new plaza space for outdoor markets/events, a performance amphitheater, a restroom building with a covered gathering area, inviting landscape features, and access improvements. Additional amenities are planned for a future phase of construction.

This project fulfills the vision adopted in the 2018 Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan Update to create a downtown park space that will accommodate a broad range of community events and programming. This project also supports the Village’s vision for a thriving and revitalized downtown as stated in the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update.

Page updated 6/24/2020

Village Park Plan Overview

Village Park Coming Soon Banner

Project Updates

The project began on March 18th and is expected to continue throughout the 2020 construction season. See below for a summary of work that has been completed or is currently underway.

  • Summer/fall 2019 – Demolition of most existing structures along Appleton Avenue (the brick pump house was maintained due to its essential purpose)
  • March/April 2020 – Relocation of overhead utilities underground along Mill Street, demolition of softball field fencing, and grading/site preparation
  • April 2020 – Foundation poured for performance stage, utility work, and continued site grading and demolition
  • May 2020  – Foundation poured for restroom/shelter building, site grading, and masonry work for the performance stage
  • June 2020 - Walls and structural elements constructed for both the performance stage and the restroom/shelter building

Traffic & Parking Impacts

  • Starting on March 18th, Mill Street will be closed between Garfield Drive and Appleton Avenue.
  • Starting on March 18th, the eastern Village Park parking area (along Appleton Avenue) will be closed to the public.
  • Garfield Drive and the angled parking along Garfield Drive will remain open for the duration of the project.
  • The parking area and amenities on the west side of Village Park will remain open for the duration of the project.

For further information about this project contact the Department of Engineering and Development at 262-532-4400.