JUNE 3-13 | MULTIPLE LOCATIONS DOWNTOWN
This week marks the beginning of Downtown Dining Week, a great opportunity to explore some of downtown’s most popular dining options with special prix fixe menus that show off their impressive repertoire. Enjoy quality food at amazing prices, with lunches for $13, dinners for $25-35 and new family options at more than 20 downtown restaurants.
FRIDAY FROM 4-9 P.M. | 13600 JUNEAU BLVD.
Third Space Brewing, the popular downtown taproom, is the newest addition to the Elm Grove Park Beer Garden starting this Friday. The Beer Garden fixture will boast six Third Space taps, including Happy Place Pale Ale, Summer Home Blonde Ale, Heavenly Haze IPA and Frog Weiss Fruited Sour.
FRIDAY FROM 7-9 P.M. | 921 S. 3RD ST.
The Music Under the Stars concert series returns this Friday with a free concert from Jazz at Noon host Don Linke. Enjoy a sunset performance at Paliafito Eco-Arts Park while taking in the calming ambience of jazz on a summer night.
SATURDAY AT 12 P.M. | 6800 W. BECHER ST.
Kick off the first weekend of June in true summer fashion: with grilling, beer, and community. Join Station No. 06 for their first of five Brews and Brats events, featuring cuts from Becher Meats Butcher Shop, beer from Denmark-based WarPigs Brewing, and classic rock spun by the DJs of The French Connection.
SATURDAY FROM 11 A.M. – 8 P.M., VARIOUS TIME SLOTS | 10360 S. HOWELL AVE.
The first stop in their five-city tour, Seltzerland Milwaukee boasts more than 50 flavors of hard seltzers from brands like White Claws, Mikes, Coors, and more. Enjoy all the best that these bubbly summer drinks have to offer with friends and family, and take home your very own tasting glass. Reserve tickets online here.
SATURDAY AT 5:3O P.M. | PLAZA AT FISERV FORUM
Deer District watch parties are back, starting with the Eastern Conference semifinals game against the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. Head over to the plaza and cheer on the team. The party is outside, or you can head over to local businesses like the MECCA Sports Bar & Grill, Good City Brewing and Drink Wisconsinibly.
SATURDAY FROM 6-10 P.M. | 944 N. 33RD ST.
Enjoy curated wine and signature dishes from Milwaukee chefs at this event in support of kids culinary summer camps. Enjoy carved meats, seafood, and dishes catered to vegetarian and vegan tastes alongside high quality wine and deserts. Reserve tickets online here.
SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M.-3 P.M. | 4300 S. HOWELL AVE.
Help Second Hand Purrs gather supplies and donations for “kitten season” at this annual event. Bring a few items on their donation drive wishlist, and enjoy some delicious homemade pies, jams, and pastries in support of the cause.
SUNDAY FROM 2-5 P.M. | 1725 DOLPHIN DR.
A great opportunity to meet and greet the area’s four-legged community, and even consider adopting or fostering some dogs in need, JR’s Pups on the Patio is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon with JR’s Pups-n-Stuff, a local dog rescue. Bring your own pups and enjoy a brew while seeing some of the fosters and adoptees JR’s has to offer, and learning more about the organization’s work.