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Wish List MKE

Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift or retail space, unwrap downtown and check off your wish list.

Welcome to downtown Milwaukee, home to an eclectic mix of boutiques, gourmet goods and uber-hip eateries. With thousands of twinkling lights making downtown nights even brighter, it’s time to start checking off your wish list in the heart of the city. In addition to our collection of brick and mortar retailers, we’ve sprinkled five more shopping opportunities throughout downtown. 

Adding a new twist to window shopping, these five online retailers will activate vacant storefronts with a virtual shopping experience just in time for the holidays! With breathtaking window displays and one-of-kind products around every corner, downtown is a whimsical shopping wonderland. #wishlistmke 


Shop Local

Experience our city sidewalks dressed in holiday style. Downtown’s charming storefronts warmly invite you to shop local this holiday season. View our interactive shopping directory. View More »

Shop Local, Shop Online

We’ve sprinkled five virtual shops throughout downtown just in time for the holidays. With breathtaking window displays and one-of-a-kind products from local online retailers, window shopping has never been merrier! Meet our 2017 collection. View More »

Open a Business

Pursuing your next business venture? Downtown Milwaukee is the place to open a business. Equipped with a toolbox of resources and financial incentives, our Economic Development team will help find the perfect location and check off your wish list. View More »

Lease this Space

It's easy to imagine your business in this space! Click here for property lease information or to contact the broker. View More »

Billie the Brownie Scavenger Hunt

Milwaukee's very own Billie the Brownie is popping up in 12 downtown storefronts between Nov. 29 - Dec. 10! Post a photo with Billie on social media using #mkeholidaylights to be entered to win a downtown holiday shopping spree, valued at $600! Click here for participating stores. View More »

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