6 Things to Do in Milwaukee This Weekend: April 16-18

The 414 Day festivities continue, there’s a ghost tour you won’t want to miss and more this weekend in Milwaukee.

1. Black Restaurant Week

ALL WEEKEND | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS 

Do not skip out on Milwaukee’s Black Restaurant Week. Twenty local businesses are participating, and the menu looks delicious. 

2. MKExpanded 414DAY Digital Festival

ALL WEEKEND | ONLINE

In addition to the Virtually Live Milwaukee Day that happened on 414 Day, Milwaukee Day is partnering with MKExpanded to host a digital festival that runs through the weekend. The lineup includes 32 performing artists, 20 DJ sets, 20 producer sets, three panels, one film, a community clean-up/food-drive effort and a protest.

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Here at Milwaukee Magazine we’re still celebrating 414 Day, too. For just $4.14 you’ll get a one-year subscription. That’s 12 magazines, right to your door! This offer is good for new subscribers, gift subscriptions and renewals, too. To claim your offer, go to milwaukeemag.com/414sale

3. The Fermentorium Beer Release

SATURDAY AT NOON | 7481 WI-60 TRUNK, CEDARBURG AND 6933 W. NORTH AVE., WAUWATOSA

The Fermentorium has a big beer release this weekend with three variants of their Bootlegger’s Mark 2021. The release is happening at both their Cedarburg and Wauwatosa locations. It’s a brown ale aged in bourbon, maple syrup or pommeau barrels. 

4. “Charles Munch”

ALL WEEKEND | 233 N. MILWAUKEE ST. 

There’s a new exhibit opening at the Third Ward’s Tory Folliard Gallery this weekend. The exhibition features Wisconsin Artist Charles Munch’s work. Munch was born in 1945 and has built his portfolio with formally simple but bright and expressive paintings. 

5. Riverside Theater Ghost Tours

FRIDAY-SATURDAY | 116 W. WISCONSIN AVE. 

These 60-minute tours of a purportedly haunted theater take you to several spots in the venue that are typically closed to the public.

6. Dino Safari at Wisconsin State Fair Park

SUNDAY | 640 S. 84TH ST., WEST ALLIS

Dinosaurs are invading the Wisconsin State Fair Park. Sunday is the first-day of this two-week event. Dino lovers will get to hop in their car and pretend they’re on a safari. The event has a fun story to follow for children and lots of educational tid-bits sprinkled along the way. P.S. we’re told the event is especially stellar at night. 

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Allison Garcia is the Digital Editor for Milwaukee Magazine.