Plan a Visit
Whether you’re daydreaming about a trip to Milwaukee or are already here, we have everything you need to make the most out of your time in our quirky, colorful city.
Stay the Night
There's just too much Milwaukee fun to fit into one day, but don't worry: there is always room at the inn! From boutique to chic, corporate to classic, historic to modern, we have a hotel perfect for your visit.
Things To Do
From water activities to family friendly attractions to nightlife, explore what there is to do in Milwaukee.
Known as a “big city of little neighborhoods,” Milwaukee’s unique neighborhoods are what make up the city’s one-of-a-kind culture. Check out these guides to find where to go and what to do in Milwaukee's neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Video Series
Take a closer look at one (or all) of our neighborhoods! Our neighborhoods video series will help you discover the culture, style, and vibe of Milwaukee’s wonderfully distinct neighborhoods.
There’s always a party going on in Milwaukee – and you’re invited! We don’t need an excuse to have a good time, so we keep the fun going from festivals to concerts, beer dinners to 5Ks, and so much more.
Weekly Event Newsletter
Want to make your friends jealous of your social life? Sign-up for our weekly event newsletter, and you'll never miss out on what's happening in Milwaukee!
Start making your travel plans - from festivals to markets, you'll find Milwaukee's biggest annual events on this calendar. You can even download a one-page printable version for easy reference.
Vibrant, fun, and forward-thinking, Milwaukee continues to look to the future while cherishing its past, ensuring quality of life and opportunities for residents and a warm, welcoming destination for visitors from all over the world.
Vision for the Future
Major investments in a new sports arena, hotels, streetcar, office and residential buildings, and highways reflect the innovative vision that will mean striking changes to the cityscape in the next five years.
Helpful links to local resources, associations, and more. Still need help finding something?
Light-colored bricks made of clay gave Milwaukee the nickname "Cream City"
Find fact sheets, photo and video libraries, and everything you need to sell the city in our Milwaukee Toolkit.
Explore at the zoo. Cheer at a baseball or basketball game. Dance and sing at one of our many festivals. Admire and wonder at a museum. Play a slot machine for a chance to hit it big. Learn about making beer during a brewery tour. You’ll run out of energy long before Milwaukee runs out of things to do and places to see.
Explore our Partners
May 02, 2019–Apr 30, 2020
May 05, 2019–May 03, 2020
May 08, 2019–May 06, 2020
May 10, 2019–May 02, 2020
May 13, 2019–May 13, 2021
Aug 02, 2019–Jul 26, 2020
Aug 29, 2019–Aug 27, 2020
Sep 06, 2019–Mar 01, 2020
Sep 06, 2019–Sep 06, 2020
Sep 26, 2019–Feb 27, 2020
Oct 04, 2019–Mar 13, 2020
Oct 04, 2019–May 03, 2020
Enticed by what you see here? Great! Let us help you plan your visit.