14 Things To Do This Weekend: Oct. 25-28

Have a spook-tastic weekend!


Chris Young

On Friday, October 26, grab your best boots and biggest hat and join Nashville Star winner Chris Young for a night of singing, dancing and country fun at Fiserv Forum.

Yonder Mountain String Band

The Colorado-based Bluegrass/Americana band takes the stage at Turner Hall Ballroom on Thursday, October 25, with a new album and special gust The Lonesome Days.

Yonder Mountain String Band; photo courtesy of DeWook photography

Jawbreaker Festival

This Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28, some of EDM’s most popular artists will be coming together for a two-night event filled with great music, costumes, live art and more. Some of the artists include Griz, Odesza and Zedd.

Mayday Parade

The pop-rock group will be bringing their infectious sound to The Rave, on Saturday, October 27. Concert-goers will have the chance to hear songs off their new album, Sunnyland, which is out now.

Fleetwood Mac

One of the world’s bestselling bands will be making their way to Fiserv Forum on Sunday, October 28. The band is most famously known for their album, Rumours.


Party for a Purpose

On Thursday, October 25, take a trip back to the 50s and 60s through music, decor and dancing, all while contributing to breast cancer survivorship and prevention.

Roxane Gay

The award winning author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, along with several other books, will be sharing her humor, inspiration and courage on Thursday, October 25, at the UWM Union Wisconsin Room.

Spooky Fun

Day of the Dead Celebration at the Domes

New to the Domes this year, the Day of the Dead celebration is a great way to learn and be a part of this cultural holiday filled with rich symbolism and history. The celebration, taking place on Friday, October 26, will include live mariachi music, painting sugar skulls, educational opportunities, various food and much more.

Iron Horse Hotel Dead Celeb Halloween Party

Dress up as your favorite celebrity and head to the Iron Horse Hotel on Saturday, October 27, for a night of music, cocktails, paparazzi and the chance to win some A-list level prizes.

Milwaukee Halloween Bar Crawl

It’s trick-or-treating for adults! On Friday, October 26, make your way from bar to bar while getting great drink deals, fun photos and the chance to win some prizes.  

Midnight at the Masquerade Murder Mystery Dinner Show

On Sunday, October 28, get your best gown and mask and get the magical masquerade back on track. Help find the guilty party-goer by trading clues and gathering information from other party guests.


Camp Bar Outdoor Packers Party

On Sunday, October 28, Camp Bar, in conjunction with the Light the Hoan Campaign, will be throwing an outdoor Packers party for the game against the L.A. Rams. There will be plenty of food and drinks, including the exclusive release of the Star Camp Lane Amber Ale. The beer is part of a Third Space Brewing collaboration with Camp. 

Camp Bar Outdoor Packer Party; photo courtesy of Paul Hackbarth

Pier 106 Oktoberfest Beer and Cheese Tasting

It’s a match made in heaven! Try four Oktoberfest beers paired with delicious local cheese from the Wisconsin Cheese Mart. The tasting will take place on Thursday, October 25, from 6-8 p.m.

Third Space Haunted Barrel Release

Get in the beer spirit on Saturday, October 28, at the Third Space In the Spirit: Barrel-Aged Series release party. Attendees will have the chance to try Haunted Barrel as well as two other variants: Haunted Maple and Haunted Joy. Don’t miss out on a booze, food and a fun-filled day.