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Dad’s Day Downtown: Father’s Day Checklist

June 15, 2018 /   Dad’s Day Downtown: Father’s Day Checklist - Milwaukee Downtown Blog

Father’s Day is right around the corner, and downtown Milwaukee has no shortage of stops to get everything you need for treating Dad to an unforgettable day geared just for him. Whether it’s preparing for a beer-lovers cookout, freshening up his wardrobe or satisfying his sweet tooth, this Father’s Day checklist hits all the marks for an unforgettable Dad’s Day Downtown.

Usinger's Sausage - Dad’s Day Downtown: Father’s Day ChecklistYou can’t go wrong with a recipe that has gone unchanged since 1880. This Midwest staple has called Milwaukee their home for the past 130 years, specializing in gourmet, one-of-a-kind sausages in over 70 varieties. Stop by their original storefront on Old World Third Street to pick up the grill-out essentials to satisfy that meat-lover in your life.

Nobody does beer like Milwaukee. With countless craft breweries serving and bottling ales around every corner, there is no shortage of brewed goodness to bring home to dad this Father’s Day. Grab a growler (or 3!) for your grill-out from one of downtown’s numerous breweries—We guarantee it’ll put a smile on dad’s face. Cheers!

For the perfect pairing to your meats and beers, stop by West Allis Cheese Shop at the Public Market and peruse a variety of cheeses, spreads, dips and more. Specializing in quality Wisconsin and imported cheeses, West Allis Cheese Shop has something to please all palates, from dessert cheeses to goat cheeses, to aged, artisan wheels, cheese curds and more. You can’t get more Wisconsin than that!

Baked goods are the way to anyone’s heart, and Batches Milwaukee is the best at all-things-bakery. Whether you’re vegan, gluten-free or open to anything sweet, Batches has everything to satisfy your hankering for sweets. Sample a variety of bars, cookies or cake by-the-slice or take home a pie for the whole family!

Gift dad some Milwaukee flair this Father’s Day with garb from Brew City Beer Gear! Offering a range of Milwaukee-infused products, from beer pocket sweatshirts to local brewery tees, baseball hats to bottle-opening shirts, whether he’s local or not, he’ll be a “Brew City” believer in no time. Order online or visit their Grand Avenue Mall or Public Market locations.

Conveniently located inside the historic Pfister Hotel, Allen Edmonds specializes in timeless, handcrafted leather shoes, men’s accessories and apparel—The perfect additions to his formal work attire or special occasion ensemble fit for a king.

Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21 wishes you all a Happy Father’s Day!

Anna Figy is a Public Relations Account Executive at Ellingsen Brady Advertising.

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