An evening out in the city is just a booking away, thanks to these after-dark tour companies.
Travel to some of Milwaukee’s neatest destinations with City Tours MKE. Evening excursions include two haunted tours, a Christmas tour, haunted pub crawl, dive bar tour, and karaoke tour. City Tours MKE uses its small fleet of fully electric cruisers, as well as a 12seat bus, to transport guests.
Experience downtown’s Spooktacular side on a Gothic Milwaukee walking tour. This tour provides a lesson on the morbid histories of some of downtown’s most famous buildings, as well as a look into the disasters that have taken place on Lake Michigan.
Milwaukee Food & City Tours has many daytime tour options, but it can also fill evenings with food and fun. Get lost in a cheese-induced state of nirvana on the Milwaukee Pizza Bus Tour, which explores the history of the food in Milwaukee and how the city came to perfect its own signature style. Take a bus ride through Milwaukee’s fantastic Latino food scene on the Tacos & Tequila tour.
Get active after dark with guided full-moon paddle or sunset tours from Milwaukee Kayak Company or Brew City Kayak on a warm summer night. As fall and winter settle in, the Urban Ecology Center hosts candlelight walks for kids and adults complete with music, poetry, snacks, and comforting cups of hot cider.
Hangman Tours’ claim to offering Milwaukee’s “quirkiest historic tours” is supported by its focus on the bizarre. A few tours focus on the curious past of Shaker’s Cigar Bar, which was at various points a brothel, speakeasy, and a cemetery. Another tour focuses on the crimes of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.
Article originally published on 6/16/2022