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



Sept. 8, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 5, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stackner Cabaret

Souvenir is a charming and hilarious musical comedy that rem...


Guys and Dolls

Sept. 19, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Oct. 29, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Quadracci Powerhouse

After sold-out productions of Ragtime and Dreamgirls, Mark C...


The Who & The What

Sept. 27, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Nov. 5, 2017, 9:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Repertory Theater - 108 E. Wells St. Stiemke Studio

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of Disgraced and ...


Halloween Members Night

Oct. 20, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Discovery World - 500 N. Harbor Dr.

Bring the whole family for a howling good time! Halloween Me...


The Merry Widow

Oct. 20, 2017 7:30 p.m. - Oct. 20, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts - 929 N. Water St.

Alyson Cambridge returns to the Florentine stage in her role...

Articles about Third Ward


You can have ALL the brunch & eat it too at inaugural Let's Brunch! event

Oct. 14, 2017 11:03 a.m.

If you've ever wished you didn't have to decide among all the great brunch spots in town, then we've got an event that's screaming your name. Let's Brunch! will showcase offerings from some of your favorite brunch restaurants, along with some you may not yet have tried.


First to Wisconsin: West Elm

Oct. 13, 2017 1:16 p.m.

There is only one West Elm location in Wisconsin, and it really couldn't be in a more appealing and complementary location.


Burning Through Brew City: Margarita Paradise's Diablo burrito

Oct. 11, 2017 7:01 p.m.

The Diablo burrito at Margarita Paradise certainly has the name of a taste bud burner, but can the dish live up to its devilish reputation? Burning Through Brew City faces this demon and sees which circle of purgatory it lands on.


First to Wisconsin: Shake Shack

Oct. 6, 2017 1:03 p.m.

If you've never had the pleasure of setting foot into one of the 89 Shake Shack locations across the U.S., you'll have your chance soon enough. The popular fast casual restaurant will open its first Wisconsin location in Milwaukee's Third Ward before the end of the year.


Warby Parker opens Friday

Sept. 26, 2017 9:01 a.m.

The eyeglass company Warby Parker will open its first retail store in Wisconsin on Friday, Sept. 29 at 315 N. Broadway in the Historic Third Ward.