How to celebrate Milwaukee Day on Saturday (4/14)
On the date that shares our city's area code, we celebrate Milwaukee Day. If you're proud to call the 414 home, here are some ideas and events to celebrate the city we love this Saturday, April 14.
Hit the Official Milwaukee Day Party
This "official" Milwaukee Day party is going down at Company Brewing starting at 9 p.m. You can jam to a live show by Tigernite, Midwest Death Rattle and Zed Kenzo while you sip on Company Brewing's Milwaukee Day Lager, which has 4.14 percent alcohol. Get tickets here.
See the last show at Boone & Crockett
Give the Bay View location of B&C a proper sendoff with a show from Paper Holland and Devil Met Contention before the establishment reopens in Walker's Point.
Explore Kenilworth Studios
Discover work by local art students at Kenilworth—a 6-floor, 500,000-square-foot, industrial artist studio space home to over 100 award-winning graduate students and faculty of UWM’s Peck School of the Arts. Watch live art in the making. Experience four hours of art exhibitions, film screenings, live performances, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages. It's free and open to everyone from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Visit the Milwaukee Public Museum
Celebrate Milwaukee's rich biological and cultural history at the Milwaukee Public Museum with history lessons about the founding of Milwaukee and other Cream City curiosities from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Check out the Harley-Davidson Museum
They're giving free admission for anyone repping clothes emblazoned with "Milwaukee." Plus, they'll have food and drink specials at MOTOR, live music and more.
See a Milwaukee original movie premiere
Catch the premiere of Ashface, a horror film shot right here in the 414. It's showing at the Times Cinema at noon.
Do yoga at the Oriental Theatre
Outdoor Yoga-MKE is hosting a one-hour meditation and yoga session on 4/14 at 10 a.m. at the historic theatre surrounded by their magnificent Buddhas and elephants.
See Lex Allen's album release show
Lex Allen is taking over 414 Day at 9 p.m. at the Cactus Club to debut his new LP, "Table 7: Sinners & Saints." And, he's bringing special guests, DJ DRiPSweat, Max Holiday and DJ Lotusmark to the party.
Rep the diversity of the 414 with a Too Much Metal tee
Too Much Metal is honoring the many heritages and cultures that contribute to the intersecting experiences of Milwaukee. A broad range of cultural themed 414 t-shirts will be for sale in the shop on Saturday.
See Milwaukee hop-hop at Tonic Tavern
Breaking and Entering, Vincent VanGREAT, Kareem City and Yogi B & Keez will all be taking the stage at Tonic Tavern starting at 5 p.m.
Hit up Rogues Gallery
Doors open at 7 p.m. with beer coozie giveaways, live Milwaukee art, tattooing and music by DJ E-Rich.
Party at Snack Boys
The Milwaukee hot-spot for food and fun will get the party started at 9 p.m. with Milwaukee Day lager from Company Brewing and music by DJ Casey Soyk.
Hang out at the Riverwest Public House
They'll have live New Orleans Jazz and bluegrass and specials on Milwaukee-made products.
Brush up on Milwaukee history
Historic Milwaukee will have $4.14 neighborhood posters and $4.14-off combo posters at the storefront, plus a free hour-long guided walking tour of downtown.
Visit Gallery 218
The Third Ward artist-run gallery celebrates its 28th anniversary with 4/14 prices, including free admission from 1-5 p.m. and $4.14 off t-shirts.
Find treasures at the Wastecap Architectural Salvage & Reuse Warehouse
The annual Milwaukee Day sale is back on with 41.4% off the entire store.
Drink at the South Shore Terrace Beer Garden
On the heels of the beer garden's opening this week, the Milwaukee Day celebration on Saturday includes $4.14 brats and $4.14 liter refills of Miller and Leinies beers.
See a show at Linneman's Riverwest Inn
The beloved Milwaukee live music club gets in on the Milwaukee Day fun with performances by The Fainting Room, Layers & Layers and Lyric Advisory Board.
Laugh at improv at Urban Harverst
First Five is giving some of our city's finest comics five minutes of a VHS tape before leaving the rest up to their improv brilliance, supplemented by Hasenpfeffer's rapid-fire comedy.
Shop local at the Milwaukee Makers Market
Buy goods from many of the area's finest artists, crafters and makers who are are coming together at Discovery World on our beautiful lakefront.
Do your own thing
Support your favorite local spots or discover new ones. Just spend the day in Milwaukee or rep the 414 wherever you are.
Happy 414 Day!