Third Ward

The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.

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Upcoming events near Third Ward


Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

Nov. 13, 2018 - Dec. 16, 2018
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St.

By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, Directed by Kimberly ...



Nov. 16, 2018 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 23, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Skylight Music Theatre - 158 N. Broadway

Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan Music by Marc Shaim...


How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Nov. 20, 2018 - Nov. 25, 2018
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical is th...


Christmas in Babylon

Nov. 21, 2018 7:30 p.m. - Dec. 23, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Broadway Theatre Center - 158 N. Broadway ave.

Terry, Denise and daughter Abby McShane are a typical family...


Blackout Wednesday

Nov. 21, 2018 9:00 p.m. - 11:55 p.m.
Safe House - 779 N. Front St.

Bring your fellow secret agents and join us for drink specia...

Articles about Third Ward


Hidden Gem: Hopside Down

Nov. 9, 2018 7:01 p.m.

Milwaukee Ale House is a gem, but it's certainly not hidden ... unless we're talking about the intimate, cozily quaint and quiet bar inside. No, not the main bar, the other one hiding downstairs.


Cafe Benelux to add heated domes to its rooftop

Nov. 8, 2018 1:46 p.m.

Cafe Benelux is routinely voted as having one of best patios in the city, and the Third Ward locale is hoping to make it even better - or at least certainly a bit more unique - with the addition of large heated domes this winter.


The Hoan is gonna be lit Thursday and Friday nights

Oct. 31, 2018 1:56 p.m.

The Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge - aka "The Hoan" - will soon be permanently a-glow with seasonal lighting, and this week Milwaukee will get a glimpse of what it will look like in all of its illuminated glory.


On the Burger Trail: The Grande Royale with Cheese at Fauntleroy

Oct. 29, 2018 11:01 a.m.

If you've followed the culinary exploits of Dandan, EsterEv and Fauntleroy Chefs Dan Van Rite and Daniel Jacobs over the years, you've likely seen a number of iterations of the brisket burger. These days, you'll find the latest version on both the lunch and happy hour menu at Fauntleroy.


Hidden Gem: The Wurst Bar

Oct. 26, 2018 2:01 p.m.

Craving a housemade sausage? Or maybe a wood-fired pizza? How about an old fashioned or a cool refreshing Spotted Cow or Miller Lite? You can get all three at the Wurst Bar.