Eats, Drinks, Do's, and Brews

Although you'd be hard-pressed to find a non-delicious restaurant or non-potent beverage in Milwaukee, we've curated a collection of some of our favorite eats and drinks, and we threw in some fun to-dos as well. Check 'em out while you explore our city during the festival.

Food & Drink > Restaurants

Near The Oriental Theatre and Kenilworth Square East (East Side / Riverwest)
Beans & Barley,  Red Light Ramen, Kawa, Izzy Hops, Rice & Roll, Ma Fischer's, Balzac, The Pasta Tree, La Masa, Tracks Tavern, Art Bar, Two, Riverwest Co-Op Café, Fuel Cafe, Nessun Dorma, Company Brewing, Bel Air Cantina, Colectivo, Cafe Hollander

Near The Avalon Theater (Bay View)
Vanguard, Odd Duck, Café Corazon, Goodkind, Palomino, Classic Slice, Colectivo

Near Fox-Bay Cinema Grill (Whitefish Bay)
Colectivo, Kopp's, Moxie Food + Drink

Near The Times Cinema (West Milwaukee)
Blue's Egg, Maxie's, Wy'East Pizza

Beyond (Downtown, Third Ward, & Walker's Point)
Jackson's Blue Ribbon Pub, Swingin' Door Exchange, Milwaukee Public Market, Snack Boys, Transfer, Fuel Cafe, Bowls

Food & Drink > Bars

Near The Oriental Theatre and Kenilworth Square East (East Side / Riverwest)
Von Trier, Foundation, Paddy's Pub, Wolski's Tavern, Finks, Hi-Hat on Brady, Stubby's, Draft & Vessel

Near The Avalon Theater (Bay View)
Blackbird, The Palm Tavern, Sugar Maple, Roman's Pub, Burnhearts

Beyond (Downtown, Third Ward, & Walker's Point)
Drink Wisconsinably, The Outsider, Milwaukee Ale House, The Newsroom, Black Sheep, Club Charlies, Lost Valley Cider Company, Old German Beer Hall, Camino

Food & Drink > Breweries

Good City, Milwaukee Brewing Co., Lakefront Brewery, Mobcraft, Black Husky, Raised Grain, Third Space, Urban Harvest, City Lights, Enlightened Brewing Company, Eagle Park Brewing, Sprecher Brewing Co., Company Brewing

Food & Drink > Distilleries

Great Lakes, Central Standard, Twisted Path

Arts & Culture > Museums

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Public Museum, Harley-Davidson Museum, Discovery World, Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, Charles Allis Art Museum, Black Holocaust Museum

Arts & Culture > Concerts & Performing Arts

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Skylight Music Theatre, The Pabst Theatre, Riverside Theatre, Turner Hall, Cactus Club

Arts & Culture > Cultural Attractions

The Basilica of St. Josaphat, St. Stanislaus Church, Lynden Sculpture Garden, Boerner Botanical Gardens

Sports & Recreation > Outdoors

Milwaukee County Zoo, Lake Park, Bronze Fonz, Swing Park, Estabrook Park, Grant Park / Seven Bridges, South Shore Park, Urban Ecology Center, Miller Park, Milwaukee Kayak Company

Sports & Recreation > Indoors

Mitchell Park Domes, Petit National Ice Center, Adventure Rock Climbing, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Landmark Lanes bowling alley, AXE MKE (our friendly neighborhood axe-throwing bar)