“Tropical Dome” reopens to the public; “Desert Dome” expected to reopen in early November

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Tropical Dome

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced Monday, September 26th that the Tropical Dome is again open to the public.

According to a press release, work to install mesh safety netting at the Tropical Dome, a short-term fix to ensure the safety of the public and Domes employees as the County explores a long-term solution to the challenges at the Domes, was completed on September 23rd.

Work is also underway at the Desert Dome, which is expected to reopen in early November.

A grand reopening event for all three Domes, sponsored by a donation from Northwestern Mutual, is being planned for early December.

Tropical Dome

Tropical Dome

And at the Show Dome, which reopened ahead of schedule on April 29th, the Fall Harvest Festival seasonal floral display featuring chrysanthemums is running through November 6th.

All three Domes were closed in early February, after a piece of concrete fell.

Mitchell Park Domes

Mitchell Park Domes