Things to Do this Weekend: July 20-23

Check out Firkin Fest at Cathedral Square this weekend, dine with the spies at SafeHouse or treat yourself to a cannoli at Festa Italiana. This weekend was made for the foodies of Milwaukee.

The History Behind Milwaukee’s First Ethnic Festival, Festa Italiana

Today, the Historic Third Ward is known for its trendy shops, great eats and proximity to the lakefront, not to mention the annual lineup of summer festivals it plays host to, including Festa Italiana. While many will enjoy the Italian festival this year (Friday, July 20, through Sunday, July 22), not many people know its history.

Things to Do This Weekend: June 22-25

Summer means festivals and there is no shortage of options this weekend! From Strawberry Festival to Garlic Fest and Summer Soulstice, there’s truly one for everyone. Not a festival fan? There are workout and beer options too. Or try both together, the best of both worlds!

Plan Your Visit to Festa Italiana Now

Through the end of the week, tickets are cheap! And there’s no better way to celebrate Italian culture than with some classic Italian food (cannolis and gelato) and music at Festa Italiana.