Best time to visit Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee, WI

1 THING TO DO IN MILWAUKEE, WI (APRIL 04 - APRIL 14)

Sandhill Crane Migration

Sandhill Crane Migration

March–November • nature

Every summer, thousands of cranes nest and grow their colts in Wisconsin

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Lake Geneva Winterfest

Lake Geneva Winterfest

February 3–7, 2021 • event

A place to celebrate art, winter, and have fun with over a dozen themed events in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Fall Colors

Wisconsin Fall Colors

late September–October • nature

Nothing screams "fall" quite like October in Wisconsin

Hummingbird Migration

Hummingbird Migration

early May–late September • nature

Catch a glimpse of the little flying jewels with iridescent feathers in the Badger State

Cicada Mania

Cicada Mania

May–mid-June • nature

A billionth population of American cicadas come out during final weeks in their lives to rejoice in a huge mating par

Skiing and Snowboarding in Wisconsin

Skiing and Snowboarding in Wisconsin

December–March • activity

Discover some of the best ski areas of the Midwest

Wisconsin State Fair

Wisconsin State Fair

August 5–15, 2021 • event

Get on a roller coaster and snack on corndogs in the town of West Allis

Summerfest

Summerfest

June 24–July 10, 2021  • event

The giant music festival in Milwaukee on the shore of Lake Michigan

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival

Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival

November 19, 2020–January 1, 2021 • event

This festive seasonal illumination brightens the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Madison Winter Festival

Madison Winter Festival

February 6–7, 2021  • event

Lots of snow and winter fun by Lake Mendota

New Year's Eve in Milwaukee

New Year's Eve in Milwaukee

December 31  • event

Party all night long or enjoy a festive meal with a gorgeous view of Lake Michigan

Pirate Family Daze

Pirate Family Daze

June 7–9, 2019 • event

A family-friendly event with a nautical and pirate theme in Port Washington

Christkindlmarket Milwaukee

Christkindlmarket Milwaukee

November 1–December 31, 2020 (virtual) • event

Food, music, and holiday shopping—all you need to enjoy the Christmas season to the fullest

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