Things to Do in Milwaukee

You want to visit a museum. Or take a boat tour. Or explore free art. Or maybe you're just not sure yet. Whatever your trip to Milwaukee might include, don't worry - we're here to help!

Whether you're looking for the best brunch spots, where to get out and get active, the must-see spots for history buffs, or a bachelorette weekend fully planned, these guides will give you our picks for the top food, drinks, attractions, shopping, and entertainment for the ultimate Milwaukee vacation.


Welcome to Milwaukee, where endless possibilities await adults seeking unforgettable…


Rev your engines and explore the motorcycle mecca! Welcome to a city that embraces…


Milwaukee is a shopper's paradise where unique treasures and local craftsmanship…

Find Your Own Inspiration

From the thriving culinary scene to our world class museums, there is no shortage of things to do here in the Good Land. Discover what makes Milwaukee so special through our collection of hot takes on some local favs.

Wauwatosa Summer Events 2024 Jun 05

Wauwatosa Summer Events 2024

Arts & Culture

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…

Outdoor Family Fun May 28

Outdoor Family Fun

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…

Discover What's Happening in MKE

No matter the season the City of Festivals is always bustling with things do to and events to experience. With over 100+ festivals every year, 20+ summer farmers markets, 15+ beer gardens and 20+ museums, you could spend a month in Milwaukee and never see it all. Check out our calendar of events and find what's happening in the city to make your visit one to remember!

Major Events

Check out our Major Events Calendar for exciting happenings around Milwaukee. Find…

Harley-Davidson Homecoming™ Festival

An annual celebration of music, moto-culture, and Milwaukee, the Harley-Davidson Homecoming Festival is four days and nights packed full of entertainment, events, and live performances by some of the biggest names in music. In addition to…

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!