Bid Story

Milwaukee Downtown, BID (Business Improvement District) #21 is an organization established in 1998 to support the interests of the downtown Milwaukee business community. Through BID #21 assessments, Milwaukee Downtown funds specific initiatives aimed at creating a clean, safe and friendly downtown. The district currently manages 150 blocks representing approximately 500 commercial property owners.

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Mix It Up Blog

Explore Milwaukee's downtown playground of Arts, Shopping, Dining, Sports, Tours, and Music.

Getting Around

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


We organize and fund a variety of programs aimed at keeping Milwaukee Downtown a beautiful and welcoming place for visitors, workers and residents.

Taste & Toast

Bid Events

In the interest of supporting the Milwaukee Downtown community and just having a good time, BID #21 organizes special, multi-day events that Milwaukeeans anxiously await each year!

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