Kayak through downtown, take a brewery tour or just chill on the patio. You deserve it. Make this weekend a Milwaukee weekend.
Looking for more to do in Milwaukee? Browse the event calendar to find festivals, family activities, sports and more!
Milwaukee’s music and entertainment venues bring some of the most exciting touring acts to the city, plus unique locally-produced shows.
If you’re looking to explore Milwaukee before (or after!) you head to the festival grounds, check out these local watering holes! Located right next to the festival grounds, the Historic Third Ward is filled with delicious restaurants, and several farther-flung local bars offer free shuttles during the summer’s largest festival: Summerfest.
The NY Times Frugal Traveler gave two thumbs up to Milwaukee, calling the city “vibrant and cheap,” which, hey – we’ll take it.
With over 800 acts playing on 11 stages over 11 days, it’s no surprise that Summerfest is the world’s largest music festival. This Milwaukee tradition is a summer favorite for locals and visitors alike – get the most out of your Summerfest experience with this rockin’ to-do list.
Ride along with Milwaukee’s most famous cab driver, Rory, as he carries fares throughout the night all over Milwaukee. Rory has been living in Milwaukee most of his life. He’s been driving a cab here for 16 years. He loves live music, and helping the out-of-towners — and even the in-towners — get where they want to go.