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Whether you’re daydreaming about a trip to Milwaukee or are already here, we have everything you need to make the most out of your time in our quirky, colorful city.
Stay the Night
There's just too much Milwaukee fun to fit into one day, but don't worry: there is always room at the inn! From boutique to chic, corporate to classic, historic to modern, we have a hotel perfect for your visit.
VISIT Milwaukee continues to monitor the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19 and is committed to ensuring that your trip to Milwaukee is safe.
Known as a “big city of little neighborhoods,” Milwaukee’s unique neighborhoods are what make up the city’s one-of-a-kind culture. Check out these guides to find where to go and what to do in Milwaukee's neighborhoods.
Neighborhood Video Series
Take a closer look at one (or all) of our neighborhoods! Our neighborhoods video series will help you discover the culture, style, and vibe of Milwaukee’s wonderfully distinct neighborhoods.
There’s always a party going on in Milwaukee – and you’re invited! We don’t need an excuse to have a good time, so we keep the fun going from festivals to concerts, beer dinners to 5Ks, and so much more.
Weekly Event Newsletter
Want to make your friends jealous of your social life? Sign-up for our weekly event newsletter, and you'll never miss out on what's happening in Milwaukee!
Start making your travel plans - from festivals to markets, you'll find Milwaukee's biggest annual events on this calendar. You can even download a one-page printable version for easy reference.
Vibrant, fun, and forward-thinking, Milwaukee continues to look to the future while cherishing its past, ensuring quality of life and opportunities for residents and a warm, welcoming destination for visitors from all over the world.
Vision for the Future
Major investments in a new sports arena, hotels, streetcar, office and residential buildings, and highways reflect the innovative vision that will mean striking changes to the cityscape in the next five years.
Voted by Travel + Leisure readers as one of America’s friendliest cities, Milwaukee is a progressive destination that welcomes all visitors. The city’s pride shines brightest when PrideFest kicks off festival season in June each year, but there’s fun to be had all year long. Check out a vibrant gay nightlife scene, TAG-approved hotels, Sanctuary Restaurants, and tons of shopping, dining, and outdoor fun. Many of Milwaukee's theaters hold preshow receptions for mixing and mingling with other members of the LGBTQ community before catching a show, and fans turn out in their blue and gold for Pride Night with the Milwaukee Brewers.
PrideFest is the nation’s largest all-volunteer-run pride event! Come celebrate with national and local performers, non-stop dancing, community resources, and more.
This three-story complex features a bistro, private event space, and the city's premier dance floor complete with dance cage, drag shows, and live DJs, making it a must for anyone who loves the nightlife.
2nd Street in Milwaukee's Walker's Point neighborhood is the mecca of LGBTQ+ nightlife, including the city's oldest lesbian bar, Walker's Pint, and LVL Events, a dance club and performance venue.