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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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 Summerfest Headliners Announced

Can you hear that? The song that reminds you of warm, sunny weather, the taste of a crisp, cold beer and the feeling of watching your favorite band perform that song. That's right! It's the sound of Summerfest's grounds stage headliner announcement! It may be the first day of spring, but Summerfest…

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Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival Announces 2024 Headliners

Harley-Davidson is ready to rev up another summer of roaring crowds, iconic performances and, of course, thousands of rumbling motorcycles during their annual celebration of the classic bike brand. Taking place July 25-28, the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival returns to Milwaukee for the second…

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What Milwaukee's Got in Store for 2024

3…2…1…Happy New Year! As we kick off a massive 2024 for Milwaukee, there’s no better time to spotlight some of the most exciting restaurants, developments and attractions on the horizon this year. The year of Milwaukee, 2024 is set to be one wild ride that will once again put the city in the…

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Hip-Hop Week MKE 2023

Here in the City of Festivals, you can celebrate just about anything. With more than 100 festivals throughout the city, from cultural celebrations to music festivals, there's something for everyone. This year, VISIT Milwaukee is thrilled to sponsor the nation's first Hip-Hop week. A celebration of…

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“24 Hours” in Milwaukee

A Boogie wit da Hoodie is headed to the big stage at the Big Gig with special guests City Girls and Trippie Red. Headlining the world’s largest music festival for the first time ever, on July 1, one of the hottest stars in hip-hop today will take to Summerfest’s biggest stage, American Family…

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Celebrate Pride Month in Milwaukee 2023

LGBTQ+ Pride Month is about being your authentic self and letting your true colors shine. Celebrate Pride Month all June long by heading to PrideFest at Henry Maier Festival Park, supporting one of Milwaukee's LGBTQ+ businesses and learning about the LGBTQ+ movement in our city. Learn More Find…

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2022 MOWA's Art & Chalk Fest

A worthy weekend destination this summer, Situated just forty minutes north of Milwaukee along the west bend of the Milwaukee River, the Museum of Wisconsin makes a perfect venue for West Bend’s largest outdoor art festival—Art & Chalk Fest. This free outdoor live arts festival returns for its…

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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.

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!