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Thirteen things to do in the Milwaukee area this weekend

Posted: 12:52 PM, May 11, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-11 13:55:07-04

The temperature is slowly starting to tick upward, so it's definitely time to get outside and do something! Check some of the best events the Milwaukee area has to offer this weekend.

Lakefront Tap Takeover at the Humboldt Park Beer Garden
Friday, May 12
6-8 p.m.

Lakefront Brewery and St. Francis Brewing Co. are hosting a tap takeover at the Humboldt Park Beer Garden in Milwaukee. Fans can enjoy lakefront's most famous beers, such as the classic IPA, the Riverwest Stein Amber Lager, El Wisco Mexican Lager, and more!

Spring Gallery Night in Historic Downtown Greendale
Friday, May 12
5-9 p.m.

Downtown Greendale is transforming into an outdoor art gallery on Friday night! There will also be plenty of local musicians and food vendors filling the streets.

Pabst Milwaukee Brewery Grand Opening Street Party
Saturday, May 13
1-7 p.m.

The Pabst Milwaukee Brewery is hosting its Grand Opening Street Party on Saturday as they return to the city of Milwaukee. Entry is free, and an outdoor stage with live music will be featured.

Churches & Chocolates Bus Tour
Saturday, May 13
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Take a bus tour through downtown Milwaukee, stopping at local chocolate shops and churches along the way.

Milwaukee Brewers' Star Wars Night
Saturday, May 13
6:10 p.m.

Head down to Miller Park on Saturday night as Ryan Braun and the Brewers look to take down the Evil Empire that is the New York Mets.

Hall & Oates at the Bradley Center
Saturday, May 13
7 p.m.

The Milwaukee Bucks' season might be over, but the Bradley Center will still be rocking this weekend with the legendary duo Hall & Oates in town.

Harley Davidson BBQ & Blues
Saturday, May 13
5-9 p.m.

The MOTOR restaurant at the Harley Davidson Museum is offering all you can eat barbeque for $29.99, along with live Blues music from nationally-known musicians.

Milwaukee Museum Mile Day
Sunday, May 14
All day

The Milwaukee Museum Mile is a group of five historic Milwaukee Museum's on the city's East Side. On Sunday, all five locations are offering free/reduced admissions, refreshments, and activities for kids.

Mother's Day at the Milwaukee County Zoo
Saturday, May 14
All day

All moms receive free admission on their special day. Bring the whole family to see all the new exhibits and animals at the local zoo!

Ferrari and Lamborghini Driving Experience

Sunday, May 14
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

You have the chance to experience these luxury cars on Sunday at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, hosted by the Motor Sport Lab.

Cindyrella Classic
May 14
9 a.m - 12 p.m.

This women's-only fun ride can last either 10 or 24 miles, but you have to sport a tiara and a tutu as you travel around Cedarburg and Port Washington.

Cinco de Mayo Springfest
May 12-14

Enjoy various carnival rides, food, and games, provided by Alpine Amusements.

Jazz on the Vine at Elkhart Lake
May 12-14

Just a short drive from Milwaukee, Elkhart Lake is hosting a weekend of performances by jazz musicians, along with a sampling of over 100 international wines.

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