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. 

New in MKE: Sportsbook Potawatomi Casino | Hotel

The Midwest’s largest retail sports betting venue is now open, and it’s right here in Milwaukee! Potawatomi Casino | Hotel’s latest 6,500 sq. ft. two-story addition in the former Northern Lights Theater redesigns the ultimate sports fans’ viewing experience with a massive video display, on-site…

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NFL Draft 2025: Milwaukee to Green Bay in a Day

The pick is in. With the first pick…in the 2025 NFL Draft…You select…Milwaukee, Wisconsin! That’s right, the torch has been passed, and Green Bay is on the clock for next year’s draft. Less than 365 days from now, elite college stars will take to the stage and achieve their lifelong dreams, becoming…

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Summer Festival Guide 2024

Fest Year Ever Your Guide to a Summer in the City of Festivals With close to 200 festivals year-round, Milwaukee is known around the country as the City of Festivals. From the world’s largest music festival, Summerfest, to the state’s largest celebration of Pride at PrideFest, the 121-year…

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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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2024 Milwaukee Film Festival

In a world where four classic Milwaukee theaters open their doors for 15 days of action, drama and comedy, only one film fest can bring the very best in cinematic wonder to the silver screen. This spring, don't miss the non-stop excitement of the Milwaukee Film Festival, coming soon to a theater…

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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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Vel R. Phillips Centennial Celebration

Vel R. Phillips Throughout her life, Velvalea “Vel” Hortense Rodgers Phillips broke countless barriers. She became the state's first African American judge in 1971 and the first African American woman elected to statewide office as the Secretary of State of Wisconsin in 1978. Her work throughout our…

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Just Dropped: VISIT Milwaukee's 2024 Official Visitors Guide

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, the 2024 Official Visitors Guide has officially arrived! VISIT Milwaukee’s most popular publication, the guide showcases the very best of the Fresh Coast. From the most mouthwatering, delectable, award-winning dining to a romantic day away in the Cream City…

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Groundhog Day in Milwaukee Itinerary

Okay, campers, rise and shine! Put on your booties because it’s cooold out there. That’s right, it’s Groundhog Day! A magnificent holiday where we look to the largest species of ground squirrel to predict our future. Celebrating the midway point between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox, we…

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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!