Connec+ing MKE

Downtown Plan 2040 

Join Us at Our Next Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 7

The City of Milwaukee's Department of City Development (DCD) and Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 are co-leading a comprehensive planning process with the community to shape the next two decades of development, policies, and programs that enable a more walkable, vibrant, diverse, inclusive, and resilient downtown. 

Learn more about the plan, attend upcoming public meetings, sign-up to receive e-notifications, or share your ideas with us today. 

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MKE IT Downtown Blog

There's so much safe and open to explore in downtown Milwaukee. Start your adventure with our blog series. 

Getting Around

Helping you park, walk, and ride around downtown Milwaukee.

MKE an Impact

We support a variety of community initiatives aimed at supporting the quality-of-life for downtown employees, residents, and visitors alike. 

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BID Events

For 24 seasons, the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival has made spirits bright with its animated sculptures, interactive displays and twinkling street décor. Take a stroll or a drive and experience the brilliance of more than 500,000 lights throughout downtown’s parks and streets. 

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