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.
Things To Do
From water activities to family friendly attractions to nightlife, explore what there is to do in Milwaukee.
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.
When the sun goes down, the fun is just beginning. From bars to concerts, dance clubs to midnight hikes, Milwaukee is a city that makes the most out of its nighttime hours. See a show, sip a carefully crafted nightcap, or just enjoy the downtown lights.
Have you ever played table tennis at a bar? Whispered a password to gain entry? You’ll do all this and more when you explore Milwaukee’s unique bars.
Milwaukee’s music and entertainment venues bring some of the most exciting touring acts to the city, plus unique locally-produced shows.
Feel the thrill at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, Milwaukee’s premier destination for gaming! Here, there's more to play than slot machines.
If you’re out late and your stomach starts growling, there’s no need to resort to the nearest drive-thru. Try one of these local favorites for late night eats sure to satisfy after a long, hard day of having fun.
Bring it on!
You can feel confident going beyond the beer menu with Milwaukee's growing craft cocktail scene.
Many of Milwaukee's corner taverns that were once "tied" by exclusive contract to one of the city's breweries are still hubs of great casual nightlife.
This spy-themed bar is sure to be a good time—if you can find it.