Holiday Happenings Downtown

Build Your Downtown Adventure with These Holiday Listings

Coordinated by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival presented by Johnson Financial Group is a Midwest tradition celebrating its 25th season. Illuminated by more than a half million lights, Downtown Milwaukee is the perfect backdrop for new and continued traditions.

With sparkling interactive displays at Pere Marquette Park, Zeidler Union Square and Cathedral Square, and a convenient Jingle Bus tour that bundles all the sights, guests will find no shortage of magical scenes.

While taking in the festive panorama, take note of what's stirring indoors. Whether it's a live performance, dinner, shopping or cheering on the home team, there are countless ways to extend your visit.

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