The residential neighborhood known as Riverwest, located west of the Milwaukee River, is home to unique bars, cafes and shops as well as boasting a reputation for being a diverse community. Over recent years, it’s been growing as a neighborhood for college students to reside in. Riverwest has many festivals, including Locust Street Days and Center Street Daze. The neighborhood also features the Riverwest Art Walk, the state's largest walking tour of artists' homes and studios and neighborhood galleries.

Businesses near Riverwest

Upcoming events near Riverwest


Dancehall Vs HipHop

Nov. 21, 2018 10:00 p.m. - Nov. 22, 2018, 2:00 a.m.
Club Timbuktu - 520 E. Center St.

As one classic dancehall song boldly proclaims “Ring the ala...

Articles about Riverwest


Milwaukee's best Mexican, 2018

Oct. 21, 2018 12:01 p.m.

Located in Riverwest and Bay View (now open again!), this restaurant earned the number one spot in the hearts of voters for best Mexican food.


Milwaukee Talks: Guitarist Scott Sharrard

Aug. 16, 2018 9:01 a.m.

Born and raised Michigan, guitarist Scott Sharrard moved to Milwaukee as a teenager. Now, he's got five solo records and years of work as a professional musician under his belt. We talked to him before he returns home next week for a show at Riverwest Public House.