Plan a Visit
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.
Thanks in part to iconic historic venues and, of course, the world’s largest music festival, Milwaukee is a must-visit spot on many national tours. Not only does the city welcome major musicians and comedians on tour, but Milwaukee also has a vibrant and diverse local music scene for music lovers to discover. Tune in to Radio Milwaukee (88.9FM) while you’re in town, and make sure to catch a show.
Bring the family, some friends, purchase treats from local food trucks and vendors and enjoy Milwaukee’s thriving summer concert season.
Many know the Violent Femmes call Milwaukee home, but this city continues to produce some amazing musical talent. To be able to say that you saw them before they were famous, check out one of these local music venues.
Diverse Music for a Diverse City
Guitar legend Les Paul was born and now rests in nearby Waukesha, WI.
You can experience live Milwaukee music every Thursday at 5:30pm at 88Nine's studios in Walker's Point, and live on the air.
The Pabst Theater is the fourth oldest active theater in the United States.