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Gallery Night

ANNUAL

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From new, buzz-worthy restaurants to classic architecture, there’s so much to discover in the Historic Third Ward. When you take a break from exploring, mark your calendar with these Third Ward signature events. These are the O.G. events — the ones that all of Milwaukee looks forward to each year! 

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Gallery Night MKE
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JAN. 19-20, APRIL 19-20
JULY 19-20, OCT. 18-19

GALLERY NIGHT MKE

2024 SCHEDULE

Experience why the Historic Third Ward is known as the arts and entertainment destination with Milwaukee’s original gallery hop event. For this free, two-day experience, discover local galleries, art and artists; buy original art; dine in outstanding restaurants; and shop in unique boutiques.

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Coffee Break

AUG. 20, 2024

WORLD'S LARGEST COFFEE BREAK

As part of Milwaukee’s Downtown Employee Appreciation Week, get your caffeine on with us during the World’s Largest Coffee Break! Free coffee, donuts and community networking.

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Gather
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Sept. 12, 2024

GATHER: A LONG
TABLE DINNER

“Gather” is an alfresco-style, long-table dinner celebrating cuisine, culture and community in the heart of the Historic Third Ward. 

 

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Third Ward Art Festival

Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2024

THIRD WARD
ART FESTIVAL

Fantastic art, festival fun and live music fill historic Broadway during this two-day street festival.

 

Interested in showcasing your artwork? Eve producer Amdur Productions is accepting applications through Jan. 19, 2024. Click here to apply!

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NOV. 30, 2024

SMALL BUSINESS
SATURDAY

Move over, Black Friday: You can support your community by shopping the local businesses of the Historic Third Ward this holiday season. Kick off your pledge to #ShopSmall all season long on Small Business Saturday. Several businesses in the Historic Third Ward will offer special deals to shop local and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

 

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DEC. 6, 2024

CHRISTMAS
IN THE WARD

DEC. 7-22, 2024

SHOP THE WARD

Join us for an evening out with friends, family and holiday cheer, followed by our signature Shop the Ward event.

 

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