Holiday Events in Milwaukee This Weekend

Start celebrating the holidays this weekend with these fun and festive activities.

Grand Avenue Christmas
Nov. 18 – Jan. 8
Explore the festive opulence that adorns each and every room of the Pabst Mansion.

The Wizards of Winter
Dec. 17
Featuring former members of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, don’t expect the Wizards of Winter to perform traditional Christmas music; these progressive rock holiday tunes are anything but typical.

Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour
Dec. 2 – 24
Try delicious holiday candies, cookies and pastries from some of the best bakeries in Milwaukee and enjoy tales of ethnic holiday traditions on the way.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 3, 10 and 17
Dine with Santa and his elves in the Pfister’s decorative ballroom, where each child will receive a special gift.

Jingle Bus Rides
Nov. 18 – Dec. 30
For just $1 per person, climb aboard the Jingle Bus to admire the holiday decor that adorns Milwaukee’s downtown while learning about the city’s landmarks.



Elisabeth Wallock is a contributing digital editor at Milwaukee Magazine. She graduated from Colorado State University and has interned at Marie Claire in New York and Urban Outfitters in London.