The Blog

 

Our blog is a digital compass that guides you through the experiences, stories, and insights that make Milwaukee truly special. With every post, we invite you to explore the hidden gems that await your discovery, immerse yourself in the local culture, and embark on virtual journeys that spark your wanderlust. Whether you're planning your next adventure, seeking insider tips, or simply indulging in armchair exploration, let us inspire, inform, and ignite your curiosity. Start exploring now and dive into a world of endless possibilities. 

Wauwatosa Summer Events 2024

Summertime in the Cream City means more. More sunny afternoons on the beach. More breezy days at beer gardens. More scoops of creamy frozen custard. And a seemingly endless array of ways to celebrate summer in Milwaukee. With a packed festival season and events like the Tour of America’s Dairyland…

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Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Season 50 Announced

There’s always something new to see in Milwaukee’s most entertaining district! Throughout the Milwaukee Theater District, you can catch everything from incendiary rock shows to scintillating Broadway musicals and dramatic plays to sweeping symphony performances. Entertaining new shows are announced…

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Milwaukee Memorial Day 2024

The warmer weather, a three-day weekend, and just like that, the summer state of mind has arrived. That’s right, Memorial Day is the perfect weekend to spend some time with the family and savor this opening salvo of summer. There’s so much going on around town this time of year, so to put your…

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Meet Baird Center's New Art Collection

When you think of art, a convention center may not be top of mind. You might think of the city’s art museums or galleries peppered throughout the area, and you wouldn’t be remiss in thinking about the architectural marvels that make up Milwaukee’s skyline. But, inside the newly expanded Baird…

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414 Day in Milwaukee 2024

In Milwaukee, it’s all 4 1 and 1 4 all on 414 Day. A day mirroring the city’s area code (414), on April 14 every year, Milwaukee swells to a fever pitch in a grand celebration of local pride for everything that makes Milwaukee home. From live events to giveaways throughout the day, you can discover…

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St. Patrick’s Day in Milwaukee

Top 'o the morning to you! This St. Patrick's Day, find your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in Milwaukee. From the hue of your favorite amber brew to a golden-brown pot of mouthwatering cheese curds, all signs point to the Brew City as your hub for this annual tradition. Celebrate the day…

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New in MKE: Vivarium Music Venue

Vivarium is alive and thriving on Milwaukee's East Side. After a week of excitement featuring performances by Molly Grace, Wave Chapelle, The Wonderlands, Adorner and many more, the Pabst Theater Group's latest project has taken root to the glee of music lovers across the city. Turning a new leaf…

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Q&A with Shary Tran of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode two of the second season of "Good Things Brewing," Shary Tran is an incredible advocate for DEI efforts in Milwaukee with over 27 years of experience in DEI leadership, which includes major organizations such as Generac, Amazon, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin…

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Q&A with Shari Black of "Good Things Brewing"

Featured in episode one of "Good Things Brewing" Season 2, Shari Black serves as the Executive Director and CEO of Wisconsin State Fair Park. Her career began at the Waukesha County Fair, where she worked for 20 years, including 15 as Executive Director. In 2016, she transitioned to State Fair Park…

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Q&A with David Caruso, Host of "Good Things Brewing"

Lifelong Milwaukeean David Caruso knows a thing or two about the city’s most popular haunts and hidden gems. After a year of uncovering why the Cream City holds a special place in the hearts of some of Milwaukee’s most fascinating residents, the spotlight now swivels to David to share what makes…

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Harley-Davidson Homecoming™ Festival

An annual celebration of music, moto-culture, and Milwaukee, the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival is four days and nights packed full of entertainment, events, and live performances by some of the biggest names in music. In addition to…

Baird Center Expansion

Now that the expansion is complete, the Baird Center will offer 52 state-of-the-art breakout rooms, 300,000 contiguous square feet of exhibition space, the stunning rooftop Baird Ballroom with city views, inclusive amenities and more!