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Out and About in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is a year-round destination city with awesome events in every season. Click through these links for some ideas or check out a few of our favorites below.

Visit Milwaukee Event Page

Milwaukee Festival Page

Shepherd Express Event Page

OnMilwaukee Event Page

Milwaukee Record

Our Favorites


Think it’s cold on the beach? Try jumping in the water! The Polar Bear Plunge


Keep the cold-weather festivities going at Burnhearts Mittenfest.

Mama Tried Motorcycle Show is an indoor invitational for cyclists, bike builders and enthusiasts.


Milwaukee hosts a phenomenal St. Patricks Day parade.


Celebrate Milwaukee's thriving minority owned businesses with us during Milwaukee Black Restaurant Week


Our own Brewcity Bruisers host Midwest Brewhaha, The Midwest's best Roller Derby event! Showcasing over 25 roller derby teams from around the the world!


Locust St Festival, PrideFest, Riverwest Femfest and Juneteenth Day - June showcases our pride, our history of activism, our music and black community all at their best.


While Summerfest starts out the month - it is The People's Holiday: Riverwest24 that we love the most.


Wisconsin State Fair for the fried food and animal lovers. Keeping it local, the Cream City Hostel now anchors one end of Center St Daze- stay with us in the weeks before and you can even build your own Art Cart to race!


Doors Open Milwaukee lets the public behind the scenes in over 170 buildings in Milwaukee.


Milwaukee Film Festival has tons for everybody - the hardest part is narrowing down what to see!


Holiday Folk Fair - A Family event for All ages, celebrating the cultural heritage of all who live in Wisconsin, food, dancing and crafts.


Theater is tradition in December- The Milwaukee Ballet’s Nutcracker and The Milwaukee Rep’s Christmas Carol