Winter in Milwaukee


Winters in Milwaukee are cold, but that doesn’t stop us from having a good time! Cold weather fans will find plenty of snowy fun in local parks, on tubing runs, and at ski and snowboard hills. The Milwaukee area is a great learning spot for beginning skiers to find their footing. The most extreme winter athletes may even grab their surfboards and take on the waves of Lake Michigan! 

Winter Must Dos in

Milwaukee's Many Light Festivals

While Milwaukee is known for it's vibrant summer festivals, the truth is, the City of Festivals doesn't stop once the weather gets cold. Starting in the middle of November you can find many holiday light displays throughout the Greater Milwaukee Area. These annual celebrations bring the city together with holiday shopping, music, food, and so much more. Find your next Milwaukee holiday lights adventure, today!

Sports in Milwaukee

After a busy off season, the Milwaukee Bucks hunt another NBA Finals appearance, hoping to bring The Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy back to Milwaukee. Beginning in November the Milwaukee Admirals play 36 home games at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. There are plenty of games for you to attend as the team seeks another post season birth en route to the Calder Cup Playoffs. Seven-time MASL league champions the Milwaukee Wave take to the pitch in November to begin their run at the Ron Newman Cup Finals. Plan your sporting schedule and catch all of Milwaukee's championship-caliber teams in action this winter!

Get Inspired

Check out one of our winter themed blogs and get inspired to make your way through Milwaukee experiencing fun and exciting new things to do! Find the best place to grab an N/A cocktail in Milwaukee or curl up with a latte at one of the many local coffee shops.

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!

Women's College Volleyball Showcase

Tickets for the Women’s College Volleyball Showcase, running from September 1-2 at Fiserv Forum, are on sale now. Get your single match tickets and two-day match packages today!