91 Things to do in MKE in the New Year!
It's a new year! This year the Ambassador Hotel turns 91 years old! In honor of "91 Years of Memories" we thought it would be fun to put together a list of "91 Things to do in Milwaukee" in hopes that our guests, friends and followers will make their own memories with family and friends this year!
Milwaukee has so much to offer no matter what your interests are! Milwaukee has everything from professional sports teams, museums, theaters, event venues, art galleries, an award winning park system, historic neighborhoods, excellent shopping and more! The possibilities are endless!
How many of these ideas can you fit into 2019? Print our list and check off the things you want to do this year! Time to start planning!
Visit the Milwaukee Art Museum and watch the "wings" of the Calatrava raise and lower
Pretend to feel the wind on your hair on a Milwaukee-made motorcycle at the Harley-Davidson Museum
Attend a concert at the NEW Fiserv Forum
Walk the "Streets of Old Milwaukee" at the Milwaukee Public Museum
Tour the historic Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion (our neighbor...just steps from the hotel!)
Go on a brewery tour (Lakefront Brewery, Third Space, City Lights, Miller...)
Go on a Distillery Tour (Great Lakes Distillery, Central Standard Distillery, Twisted Path...)
Rock out to your favorite band at Summerfest, the world's largest music festival
Watch Irish dancers and enjoy Irish fare at Milwaukee Irishfest, the largest Irish ethnic festival in the world (We are proud partners of Irishfest!)
Go on a cheese factory tour at Clockshadow Creamery
Purchase a piece of original artwork for your collection at the Lakefront Festival of the Arts at the Milwaukee Art Museum
Watch the live glockenspiel at Milwaukee's German Fest
Take a gondola ride and play bocce ball at Festa Italiana
Dance to the polka at Polish Fest
Watch an authentic, traditional pow wow at Indian Summer Festival
Watch a drag show at Pridefest
Eat everything on a stick and visit all of the farm animals at Wisconsin State Fair
"Storm the Bastille" and visit the Eiffel Tower at Bastille Days
Visit three distinct climates at the Mitchell Park Domes
Catch a fly ball at a Milwaukee Brewers Game
Cheer on Marquette University at a Basketball Game (We are a proud sponsor of Marquette Athletics! Eat or drink in Gin Rickey or The Fitz before the game and take advantage of our free shuttle to and from the Fiserv Forum!)
Win money at Potowatomi Bingo & Casino
Shop and eat at the Milwaukee Public Market
Go to a Milwaukee Buck's Game at the Fiserv Forum
Visit the Safe House - Do you know the password?
Laugh it up at Comedy Sportz
Say "Heyyyy" to the The Bronze Fonz
Attend a Milwaukee Wave soccer game (We are the OFFICIAL hotel of the Milwaukee Wave!)
Go snow tubing at The Roc sports complex
Stroll along the Milwaukee Riverwalk
Have a "beach day" at Bradford Beach
Learn and explore at Discovery World
Be a kid again at Betty Brinn Children's Museum
Listen to a performance by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Go to a Broadway show at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (We are a PROUD sponsor of the MC!)
Visit the Milwaukee County Historical Society to learn about the MKE of yesteryear
Go on a Milwaukee Ghost Tour
Bike the Oak Leaf Trail
Hike the Hank Aaron State Trail
Close Wolski's (and earn that iconic bumper sticker!)
Discover local artists at one of the year's "Gallery Nights"
Attend a Milwaukee Admirals Hockey Game
Attend a Brew City Bruisers Roller Derby Bout
Attend a convention at the Wisconsin Center (Bead & Button Show, Milwaukee Anime...)
Spend a day at the Milwaukee County Zoo
Visit the Urban Ecology Center
Go boutique Shopping in the Third Ward
Catch a movie at the IMAX Theater to feel like you are IN the action!
Visit all of the sculptures on Wisconsin Avenue displayed by "Sculpture Milwaukee"
Climb the Northpointe Lighthouse
Kayak down the Milwaukee River
Rent a Bubblr Bike
Fly a Kite at Veteran's Park - Don't have a kite? Shop at our partner, The Gift of Wings!
Rent a pedal carriage, tandem bike or pedal go kart at Veteran's Park
Catch a performance at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater
Have a favorite Milwaukee treat at historic Leon's Frozen Custard
Gaze at the starts at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Visit the War Memorial
Play beach volleyball at Bradford Beach
Rent a paddle boat at the Veteran's park lagoon
Take a carriage ride through downtown Milwaukee
Have a picnic in one of our gorgeous county parks next to a pond or waterfall
Go on a Milwaukee River Cruise / Edleweiss Cruise
Gather your friends and rent a "Pedal Tavern"
Visit the historic Basilica of St. Josephat to view the famous dome
Catch a performance at In-Tandem Theater (We are a proud partner of the In- Tandem Theater - Visit Gin Rickey or The Fitz before the performance and take advantage of our free shuttle to and from the show!)
Bowl in the country's oldest sanctioned 10 pin bowling alley at the Holler House
Visit a beer garden in one of Milwaukee County Parks
Have a picnic and sip wine at Jazz in the Park on a Thursday evening in the Summer
View a show at the Riverside Theater
Take in the magic of the holidays on a holiday lights tour of downtown Milwaukee during November and December...Make a night of it and also catch the Holiday Lights Show in Miller Valley and the displays put on for charity at Candy Cane Lane!
Challenge your friends to a dual at "Game Show Showdown"
Jump until you drop at Skyzone trampoline park
Go to a performance at the Pabst Theater
Go ice skating at the Petit National Ice Center or at Red Arrow Park
Go on a Milwaukee Food Tour
Take a ride on "The Hop"
Go shopping at Bayshore Towne Center
Go to River Rhythms at Pere Marquette Park
Stroll the Boerner Botanical Gardens
See how high you can climb at Adventure Rock
Attend the Milwaukee Lakefront Kite Festival in Veteran's Park
Take a Rickshaw Ride from Cream City Rickshaw
Watch an outdoor movie in Pere Marquette Park or at Discovery World in the Summer
Visit the Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Attend a film screening during the Milwaukee Film Festival
Attend a concert at The Rave / Eagle's Ballroom
Work with your friends to escape at "Escape the Room Milwaukee"
Play a round of golf at one of the Milwaukee County public golf courses
Enjoy the sunshine and heat of Summer...Go swimming at Cool Waters or Curry Park outdoor waterparks
Take the "Polar Bear Plunge" on New Year's Day 2020 at Milwaukee's Lakefront
To be honest...we could have kept going! This list could be virtually endless! What a time to live, work and play in MKE!
Don't forget that when you eat or drink at Gin Rickey, Deco Cafe or The Fitz before any event, show, game, etc. in downtown Milwaukee you can keep your car parked FREE at the hotel and take advantage of our FREE shuttle! Our shuttle will drop you off at the door of the venue and will pick you up after the event is over! Of course, our shuttle is also available to all of our hotel guests to anywhere in the downtown Milwaukee area!
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