Thank you.

We’re humbled by all of the giving, donating, sharing, performing, supporting, and loving that has gone into this Milwaukee Month. 4/14/14 was amazing and inspiring. We can thank these folks by name, but thanks to all who spread the word and celebrated in a way befitting our little holiday. (Photo by Michael Goelzer.)

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88Nine Radio Milwaukee
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Yelp! Milwaukee
Classic Slice
Marc Solheim, Cassie Bauman, and everyone at Turner Hall Ballrom
Great Lakes Distillery
Hotel Foster
Decibully
Juniper Tar
Whips
The Summertime Dudes
The Five Card Studs
The Midnite Show
Brew City Bruisers
Andy Gorzalski, Jay Gilkay, and MONDO LUCHA!
Michael Goelzer
Justin Thomas Kay
Ted Perry and Fox 6
TMJ4
WMSE
The Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
Historic Milwaukee, Inc.
Jerome Knapp & the King Drive BID
Urban Ecology Center
Joey Zocher & Escuela Verde
NEWaukee
Milwaukee Brewers
Burnhearts
Mark Cherek

Happy Milwaukee Day!

The big day is here, and we’ve already been up the City Hall bell tower to ring in Milwaukee Day! We even got this proclamation from Mayor Tom Barrett, so it’s all official. How are you celebrating Milwaukee Day? Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter throughout the day for more fun. 2014MKEDAY18

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Once again, our friends at Historic Milwaukee, Inc. are running a series of FREE tours to celebrate Milwaukee Day! To reserve your spot on these special walks, email your name, which tour you’d like to attend, and how many people are in your group to milwaukeeday@gmail.com. Note, space is limited!

SkyWaukee is April 12 at 1 pm
Walker’s Point is April 13 at 1 pm
German Heritage is April 14 at 1 pm
SkyWaukee should meet in front of the John Plankinton statue in the Plankinton Arcade of the Grand Avenue Mall.
Walker’s Point meets at the NW corner of 4th and National.
German Heritage begins at Turner Hall, 1034 N. 4th Street.

#MKEday Instagram Contest Alert!

#MKEday Instagram Contest Alert, y’all!

By now, you all know that the entire month of April is Milwaukee Month, right? It is! Happy Milwaukee Month, Milwaukee!

04/2014 = 4/14 = Milwaukee Month

So we want to see your take on what Milwaukee means to you, ALL MONTH LONG… on Instagram! Silly or serious, beer, cheese, Brewers, architecture, culture, or just you and your friends having fun, we don’t care. We want to see your take on Milwaukee allll April long.

FOR YOUR PHOTO(S) TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WIN:

-Use the hashtag #MKEday
-That’s it! Just hashtag yr photos #MKEday
-Seriously. #MKEday
-One winner will be announced April 30th via social media (Twitter: @Milwaukeeday, on our Milwaukee Day Facebook page, and here on our site as well)
-The winner will receive a pretty rad prize, in addition to snagging serious bragging rights.
-Nothing too crazy/inappropriate, please! (Kthx.)

#MKEday

Win a chance to ring City Hall’s bell on 4/14!

 

MKEDAY - CITYHALL_BellBetween now and 5PM on Wednesday, April 9, email your name, email address, and phone number to milwaukeeday@gmail.com for your chance to ring the bell at City Hall to kick off 4/14! We’ll pick one lucky winner to join us in the historic bell tower at 8AM and celebrate the beginning of Milwaukee Day!

 

Milwaukee Day™/Month: 4/14 is Almost Here!

Hello Milwaukee.

We all know that April 14 (4/14) is the best day of the year… Milwaukee Day! This year, however, we’ve got a once-in-a-century opportunity to celebrate Milwaukee Month, as April is the fourth month of 2014, the fourteenth year. The universe has spoken, folks… and it favors Milwaukee in a pretty big way this turn around the sun.

So if you love Milwaukee as much as we do, please join us in celebrating and sharing these great Milwaukee Day™ and Milwaukee Month events! More info, links, and events coming soon. Stay tuned!

Milwaukee Day Events:

  • 4/5: Meet the Valley Passage w/ Milwaukee Day (10am-4pm)
  • 4/11: Maximum Milwaukee at Great Lakes Distillery (8pm-midnight)
  • 4/12: Milwaukee Day Party + short film fest w/ Hotel Foster (more info on the way!)
  • 4/13: Made on King Drive + Milwaukee Day (2-6pm),
  • 4/13: Seven Days of Samsara at the Riverwest Public House
  • 4/14: MILWAUKEE DAY CELEBRATION: 7pm at Turner Hall Ballroom (get your tickets here)

Milwaukee Day loves the following events as well! We’re all about the great stuff happening in MKE, so make sure to check out all of this awesomeness, too: 

Join the celebration of Brew City on social all month long too. Here’s what’s up/where to find us!

#milwaukeeday #milwaukeemonth #MKEday #MKEmonth

Twitter: @milwaukeeday

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/milwaukeeday

And this site, of course! (Watch for rolling updates.)

We love you, Milwaukee. We can’t wait for April, and we can’t wait to celebrate our city with all of you for an entire month. Let’s do this!

Four-one-four the people! -your Milwaukee Day team (L-R: Andy, Brent, Rachel & Timm) 

mkedayteam(Photo credit: Michael Goelzer)

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Custard for breakfast

Custard for breakfast

Thanks to Michael Goelzer for the awesome photos of the Milwaukee Day team at Leon’s on a frozen March morning. Total blast. Pictured (L-R): Andy Silverman, Brent Gohde, Rachel Fell, and Timm Gable.