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Vlog: Hopportunities on The Hop ft. Historic Third Ward

August 30, 2019 /   The Hop Streetcar Historic Third Ward Milwaukee Downtown

This Labor Day weekend, the "hopportunities" for free family fun are endless aboard The Hop, presented by Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. It's Milwaukee's newest form of public transportation, and one of the easiest ways to connect to downtown's array of shopping, dining and nightlife options. Whether you live, work, or just play in downtown Milwaukee, let The Hop be your guide! 

To highlight attractions along The Hop, we've produced an insider's guide -- click the video below to view our new neighborhood spotlight vlog series! 

Vlog Historic Third Ward

Looking for additional events in the Historic Third Ward neighborhood this weekend? Make sure to visit the Third Ward Art Festival, on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1, spanning Broadway, between St. Paul and Menomonee streets. With over 140 judged artists, live music and local food, the event is an end of summer staple in Milwaukee!

Looking to sample some of Wisconsin's best barbeque? Make the Big Pig BBQ Fest part of your weekend itinerary, located at the Henry Maier Festival Park, on Sunday, September 1. The event features more than 15 local BBQ restaurants, competing for your vote for Milwaukee's BBQ King. This event requires tickets, which can be purchased here

Best of all, The Hop's Historic Third Ward station stop is within steps to these events and more! Ready to get hopping?

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