Located west of the Milwaukee River, you'll find the city's vibrant entertainment district. Home to sports arenas, as well as popular venues like the Miller High Life Theatre, Riverside Theater, Turner Hall Ballroom, and Grand Warner Theatre, Westown caters to both day and nighttime visitors. Stand in awe of the new home of the Milwaukee Bucks, Fiserv Forum, and see more sports spectacles at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Just a block away from the arenas is Old World Third Street, a major hub for nightlife downtown and the historic heart of Milwaukee’s German community. Around the corner, explore The Brewery District, Schlitz Park, and Riverwalk District for more dining and nightlife options.
Seasonal staples include the Westown Farmers' Market, River Rhythms, Night Market, plus the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza at Pere Marquette Park, an authentic German holiday market at Fiserv Forum, and one-of-a-kind holiday photo opportunities at Zeidler Union Square. Learn More