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BuchnerFest, Waukesha

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


While not exactly BuchnerFest of the past, the Buchner Pool is opening back up to the public! Head to Buchner Park for family friendly activities like time-period games, take & make kits, story reading, and more. After Buchnerfest, stay for the official grand re-opening of Buchner Pool at noon including a live DJ, best dressed swimmer of 1896 contest, dunk tank, and more! Registration required for Buchnerfest and paid pool admission or pool membership required for the pool party.

This event will be held on Saturday, June 12th from 10:00 to noon at Buchner Park. The pool party will be noon to 2:00 pm.

Help {the city of Waukesha} christen our new pool and join us for an afternoon of fun water themed activities. Dance to the sounds of a live DJ, show off your style with a best dressed swimsuit from 1896, test your accuracy with our dunk tank, challenge yourself with an inner tube race and show off your style in our diving board and basketball trick shot competitions!

Entrance and slides are free all day long!


Buchnerfest in Waukesha Schedule of Events

Noon – 12:15 pm               Welcome and Expression of Thanks (Mayor Reilly) Ald. Moltzan & Mayor – Sliding into the Ribbon Cutting

12:30 pm                             Throwback Swimsuit Competition (by DJ Booth)

12:30 – 2:00 pm                Dunk Tank – Try your skill and dunk the Mayor, Aquatics Supervisor Mark Thompson or a variety of                                                   lifeguards!

12:30 – 2:00 pm                Duck Races

12:30 – 2:00 pm                Street Curling (2 person teams, space is limited)

12:45 pm                              Diving Competition (meet by diving board)

1:15 pm                                  Basketball Trick shot Competition (meet by basketball hoop)


Inclement Weather: In the event of inclement weather, please call the WPRF information line at (262)522-9356.


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June 12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Buchner Park
231 Oakland Avenue
Waukesha, WI United States
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