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Theatres
Milwaukee's theater district is adjacent to the InterContinental Milwaukee. The lively scene offers a diverse selection of performances from mainstream comedians to ballets to African dance.

Local Theaters Marcus Center for Performing Arts Pabst and Riverside Theaters

Marcus Center for Performing Arts  Marcus Center for Performing Arts
  The Marcus Center is home for performances by local arts groups   including the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Milwaukee Ballet.

Pabst Riverside Theater   Pabst & Riverside Theater
  The Pabst and Riverside Theater venues offer about 100 entertainment   events from theater to comedy to ballet.

Milwaukee Theater  Milwaukee Theater
  The Milwaukee Theater hosts an extensive calendar of concerts,   Broadway musicals, family shows and assemblies.
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Festivals
Milwaukee is infamous for its wide array of festivals. The Summerfest Grounds (Henry W. Maier Festival Park) host the summer's largest events including the world's largest music festival. The festival features 12 stages with the biggest name acts appearing on the Marcus Amphitheater overlooking Lake Michigan.

Milwaukee also offers many festivals full of ethnic heritage, including German Fest, Irishfest (the world's largest Irish festival) and Indian Summer (the nation's largest Native American festival).

Festivals German Fest Jazz in the Park Irish Fest Indian Summer Summerfest

German Fest   German Fest
  German Fest is held at the Henry Maier Festival Park and boasts   authentic German cuisine, cultural traditions and fireworks.

Jazz in the Park  Jazz in the Park
  Jazz in the Park is a free concert held at Cathedral Square Park.   Musicians from around the nation share their passion for jazz.

Irish Fest   Irish Fest
  Irish Fest is held at the Henry Maier Festival Park and boasts Irish   cuisine, traditional dance and cultural sports.

Indian Summer   Indian Summer
  Indian Summer is an ethnic Native American festival that celebrates   unique cuisine, traditional art, cultural dance and music.

Summerfest   Summerfest
  Summerfest is the world's largest music festival held at the Henry Maier   Festival Park. The festival lasts 11 days and presents over 700 bands.

Learn more about Milwaukee's festivals and events.
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Sporting Events
Milwaukee's lively sports teams and passionate fans will excite any sports enthusiast. Catch a fly ball at a Milwaukee Brewers game at Miller Park in the sleek retractable-dome stadium. Visit the BMO Harris Bradley Center for major sports and entertainment events. Depending on the time of year you can see the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals or the professional soccer team the Milwaukee Wave.

Sporting Attractions Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Milwaukee Bucks Basketball

Milwaukee Admirals   Milwaukee Admirals
  The Milwaukee Admirals are a professional hockey team. The home   stadium is the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Milwaukee Brewers   Milwaukee Brewers
  The Milwaukee Brewers are a professional baseball team. The   stadium is Miller Park.

Milwaukee Bucks   Milwaukee Bucks
  The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional basketball team. The   stadium is the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

Milwaukee Wave   Milwaukee Wave
  The Milwaukee Wave is a professional indoor soccer team. The   stadium is the U.S. Cellular Center.
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Museums
Milwaukee offers many unique and interesting museums featuring exhibits in the fields of natural history, science, education, culture, environment, business and art.

Milwaukee Museums Discovery World Milwaukee Public Museum Harley Davidson Museum Humphrey Imax Theater

Milwaukee Museums Boerner Botanical Gardens The Pabst Mansion Villa Terrace Museum Charles Allis Art Museum

Discovery World Museum   Discovery World Museum
  Discovery World is located on Lake Michigan and focuses on interactive   exhibits in innovation, technology and conservation of the Great Lakes.

Milwaukee Public Museum   Milwaukee Public Museum
  The Milwaukee Public Museum offers permanent and special exhibits    in nature and human history.

Harley-Davidson Museum   Harley-Davidson Museum
  The Harley-Davidson Museum chronicles the motor companies rich   culture and past in a 130,000 square foot facility.

Humphrey Imax Theater   Humphrey IMAX Theater
  The Humphrey IMAX Theater is located inside the Milwaukee Public   Museum. The theater was the first IMAX in Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Art Museum   Milwaukee Art Museum
  The Milwaukee Art Museum is located on the shores of Lake Michigan   and features over 25,000 exhibits.

Boerner Botanical Gardens   Boerner Botanical Gardens
  Boerner Botanical Gardens feature several sections including the five   original: annual, perennial, rock, rose and peony gardens.

Pabst Mansion   Pabst Mansion
  The Pabst Mansion was once home to Pabst Brewing Company   founder, Captain Frederick Pabst. Today, it is open for public tours.

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum   Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum
  The Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum features 15th through 19th   century decorative arts exhibits, ironwork and a renaissance garden.

Charles Allis Art Museum   Charles Allis Art Museum
  The Charles Allis Art Museum features continually changing exhibits of   Wisconsin artists' work as well as a seasonal music series.

Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)   Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)
  This horticultural facility features 3 domes connected by a main lobby.   Each dome has its own climate and the show dome changes themes.
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Spa
Pfister WELL Spa + Salon
The WELL Spa + Salon offers each guest a personal room with heated floors, a heated robe, personal iPod hookup, and adjustable bed temperatures. The technician comes to your personal room to indulge you in WELL Spa's signature 60 minute treatments.

Pfister WELL Spa WELL Spa Nails WELL Spa Massage & Body Treatments

WELL Spa Nails   WELL Spa + Salon Manicures & Pedicures
  WELL Spa offers premium manicure and pedicure services including   anti-aging treatments for hands and feet and a pedicure of the month.

WELL Spa Massage & Body   WELL Spa + Salon Massage & Body Treatments
  WELL Spa offers several types of massage, body scrubs, sunless   tanning, hydrotherapy and baths. Packages are available.

WELL Spa Salon   WELL Spa + Salon
  The Salon offers premium hair care services including cut, color,  style and special occasion design.
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Arts
Milwaukee's local arts community has a strong presence in the city. With galleries of work done by locals and museums full of famous and historical pieces, Milwaukee has much to offer in visual arts. However, the theater district is infamous for its musical and performance arts venues.

Milwaukee Arts Attractions Milwaukee Ballet Milwaukee Gallery Night Florentine Opera Milwaukee Art Museum M Gallery at InterContinental Milwaukee Milwaukee Ballet Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Milwaukee Reperatory Theater   Milwaukee REP
  The REP is one of the top regional theaters in the United States offering   13 shows on 3 stages plus "The Christmas Carol" annually.

Gallery Night in Milwaukee   Gallery Night in MKE
  Gallery Night in Milwaukee is located in the historic Third Ward. It is a 2   day event held quarterly featuring local artists.

Florentine Opera   Florentine Opera
  As the 6th oldest Opera Company in the United States the Florentine   Opera produces 3 shows per season at the Marcus Center.

Milwaukee Art Museum   Milwaukee Art Museum
  The Milwaukee Art Museum holds over 25,000 permanent and   temporary exhibits on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Gallerie M   Gallerie M at the InterContinental Milwaukee
  Located inside the InterContinental Milwaukee Gallerie M presents a   changing exhibition of local Milwaukee art.

Milwaukee Ballet   Milwaukee Ballet
  As one of the top 12 ballet companies in the U.S. Milwaukee Ballet   offers about 45 performances per year including "The Nutcracker."

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra   Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
  Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra produces more than 150 musical   events each season for children and adults alike.

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Dining & Cocktails
Milwaukee is known for food and spirits. The city boasts classic grills, trendy boutique restaurants, swanky lounges, traditional steakhouses, ethnic dining and a plethora of bars for cheese, sports or wine.

Milwaukee Dining Attractions Kilawat Old German Beer Hall Mason Street Grill Thief Wine Bar Miller Time Pub Milwaukee Chophouse Safehouse Wisconsin Cheesemart Blu Bar and Lounge

Kilawat   Kilawat
  Kil@wat's unique atmosphere and flexible menu allow for traditional   dining as well as the sharing of tapas among friends.

Mason Street Grill   Mason Street Grill
  This classic American grill offers high-quality cuisine in a warm, inviting   atmosphere. Mason Street Grill serves lunch & dinner.

Milwaukee Chophouse   Milwaukee Chophouse
  Milwaukee Chophouse offers attentive service while you enjoy tender   steaks, fresh seafood and an extensive wine selection.

CLEAR Bar and Lounge   CLEAR Bar & Lounge
  Located inside the InterContinental lobby the bar and lounge serves   coffee in the morning, light fare during the day & drinks in the evening.

BLU Bar and Lounge   BLU Bar & Lounge
  Take in the views of Lake Michigan from the Pfister Hotel's rooftop bar   and lounge. Enjoy their wines, spirits and small plates.

Safe House   Safe House
  Safe House has a unique spy themed atmosphere. If you do not know   the secret password you may have to go to great lengths to get a table.

Wisconsin Cheese Mart and Cheese Bar  Wisconsin Cheese Mart & Cheese Bar
  This classic Milwaukee spot sells a variety of Wisconsin cheeses in the   store and offers a bar to pair a flight of wine with cheese samples.

Old German Beer Hall   Old German Hofbrauhaus
  Experience true Bavarian culture with a cold beer brewed in Munich and   traditional German cuisine.

Miller Time Pub   Miller Time Pub
  A classic Wisconsin pub, Miller Time offers an extensive selection of   beers, burgers and of course, fish fry.

Thief Wine Store and Bar   Thief Wine Shop & Bar
  Thief Wine Shop & Bar offers 500 different wines from around the world   for purchase and 30-35 wines at the bar.
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Cruises
One of the best ways to see Milwaukee is on its waterways. Several cruise lines offer sightseeing excursions, boat rentals and private charters.

Milwaukee Cruise Attractions Edelweiss Boats Riverwalk Boat Tours and Rentals

Edelweiss Boats   Edelweiss Boats
  Edelweiss Boats offer a variety of cruises including dinner cruises,   themed cruises, happy hour cruises and sightseeing cruises.

Riverwalk Boat Rentals and Tours  Riverwalk Boat Tours and Rentals
  Riverwalk has daily themed cruises such as Margarita Mondays. They   also offer private cruises and pontoon boat rentals.

Milwaukee Boat Line   Milwaukee Boat Line
  Milwaukee Boat Line offers cruises and charters on local waterways as   well as on Lake Michigan up to Green Bay and down to Chicago.
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Brewery Tours
Experience all the Brew City has to offer with these four local breweries. Experience three breweries at a time by catching a Weekend Brewery Tour Cruise by Riverwalk Boat Tours and Rentals.

Brewery Tour Attractions Lakefront Brewery Tour MillerCoors Brewery Tours Sprecher Brewery Tour

Lakefront Brewery Tours   Lakefront Brewery
  Lakefront Brewery is located on the Milwaukee River and has become a   city landmark. The Brewery has great beer and offers dining too.

MillerCoors Brewery Tours  MillerCoors Brewery
  MillerCoors Brewery is one of the largest in the U.S. and produces   more than 10 million barrels per year.

Sprecher Brewery Tours   Sprecher Brewery
  The Brewery offers premium & limited edition pours paired with artisan   cheeses for their tasting reserve. They also offer a traditional tour.

Great Lakes Distillery Tours  Great Lakes Distillery
  Great Lakes Distillery produces small batches of award-winning   spirits in Wisconsin's first distillery since prohibition.
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Parks
Enjoy Milwaukee's lakefront green grasses, winding walking trails, tennis courts and public beach at Veterans Park. Or, visit Cathedral Square Park's children's playground and open spaces.

Milwaukee Park Attractions Cathedral Park Square

Cathedral Square Park  Cathedral Square Park
  Cathedral Square Park hosts a variety of events for adults including   Jazz in the Park. It also features a playground for children.

Veterans Park   Veterans Park
  Veterans Park is located on the shores of Lake Michigan. It offers a   beach, tennis courts, walking trails and green, open space.
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Shopping
Downtown Milwaukee boasts unique, local shops in its Historic Third Ward and Brady Street areas. While Bayshore Town Center offers nationally known stores and restaurants in a quaint outdoor setting.

Milwaukee Shopping Attractions Third Ward Shopping Bayshore Town Center

Third Ward Shopping   Third Ward
  The historic Third Ward features fashion and accessory boutiques,   unique home furnishing shops and numerous specialty stores.

Bayshore Town Center   Bayshore Town Center
  Bayshore Town Center boasts popular high-end national stores and   restaurants including The Cheesecake Factory, Coach & Trader Joe's.

Brady Street Shopping   Brady Street
  Brady Street is best known for its chic salons and retail shops, ethnic   cuisine, active nightlife and relaxed coffee shops.
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Children's Activities
The Milwaukee area offers fun, relaxation and education for children of all ages. Take time to learn about candy making, ride a camel, lay at the beach and splash down a waterslide during your visit.

Milwaukee Children's Attractions Jelly Belly Factory Veterans Park Milwaukee County Zoo Betty Brinn Children's Museum Discovery World Paradise Landing Indoor Waterpark

Jelly Belly Factory   Jelly Belly Factory
  The Jelly Belly Factory features a train ride on the Jelly Belly Express   through the factory to learn about the brands history & candy making.

Veterans Park   Veterans Park
  Veterans Park is located on the shores of Lake Michigan. It offers a   beach, tennis courts, walking trails and green, open space.

Milwaukee County Zoo   Milwaukee County Zoo
  Over 2500 animals including elephants, bears, zebras, gorillas and big   cats live at the zoo. Plus, they offer a sea lion show and camel rides.

Betty Brinn Children's Museum   Betty Brinn Children's Museum
  Betty Brinn Children's Museum offers interactive and educational   exhibits for children from birth through age ten.

Discovery World   Discovery World
  Discovery World is located on Lake Michigan and focuses on interactive   exhibits in innovation, technology and conservation of the Great Lakes.

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Kilawat Restaurant
Kil@wat's menu offers familiar favorites with a twist in a chic setting.


Clear Lounge
CLEAR serves cocktails and light bites.
 

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