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. 

Outdoor Family Fun

In Milwaukee, beauty and wonder are never more than just a few steps away. With branches at Riverside Park, Washington Park and in the Menomonee Valley, find your connection to the great outdoors at the Urban Ecology Center. The center organizes volunteer cleanups and restoration projects and…

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Bronze Fonz Bobblehead Scavenger Hunt

Goodbye grey sky, hello blue. Now’s your chance to take the Bronze Fonz home with you! Happy days are here, Milwaukee! We know you’ve been a-rockin’ and rollin’ all week long, and during travel and tourism, Visit Milwaukee is excited to pair up with the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club for an…

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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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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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Milwaukee Brewers Opening Day 2024

Opening Day is upon us! All around the country, the smell of meat sizzling over hot charcoal coals, the buzz of parking lots before a ballgame, the crisp sounds of bats cracking and the stunning spectacle of everything that makes baseball America’s game. The return of baseball is an unofficial…

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Easter in Milwaukee 2024

Hop-hop hooray! Spring has sprung, and Easter is just a week away! The most egg-centric holiday of the year, Easter is the perfect opportunity to get together with family, enjoy everyone's favorite hybrid meal (brunch) and break out your pastel colors. With the holiday so close, quick like a bunny…

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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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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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Milwaukee Museum Days Scavenger Hunt

Milwaukee Museum Days is right around the corner! In celebration of the city’s countless exceptional museums, from January 18 – 28, you can get discounts and deals on admission to 30 museums throughout the area. From a $15 ticket to the Harley-Davidson Museum and Milwaukee Public Museum to $5…

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60 Ideas for Daylight Savings

Get ready to fall back into an extra hour this weekend! As we turn our clocks back and gain an extra hour early Sunday morning, we thought of 60 ideas to help you maximize those added 60 minutes around town in Milwaukee! 1. Grab a Coffee Or even have time to grab another at one of Milwaukee’s many…

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Summer Savings Pass

Don’t miss out on Summer Savings at more than 60 local area businesses with the Summer Savings Pass presented by Potawatomi Casino | Hotel.

Art 64

Experience art outdoors June 7 & 8 at Discover Wauwatosa's ART 64, a free two-day bracket-style live performance painting tournament in the Village of Wauwatosa.