This west suburb of Milwaukee – formerly an industrial powerhouse of its own – houses several fun parks and delicious restaurants, within easy driving distance of Downtown. The area's biggest draw, however, is the Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, which plays host to the Milwaukee Mile, Pettit National Ice Center and several festive summer events – including, of course, State Fair.
Articles about West Allis
July 31, 2020 2:01 p.m.
Bid on auction items to benefit the State Fair Foundation like the naming rights to the racing pigs, a private Pat McCurdy concert, 10 pounds of meat sticks and more!
July 30, 2020 6:06 p.m.
Summer, and the non-existent COVID-canceled summer festival season, may be coming to a close, but at least it's going out with a bang thanks to The Parking Lot Social, a touring national drive-in event coming to State Fair Park on Aug. 12-16.
July 30, 2020 7:26 a.m.
The Wisconsin State Fair may be canceled this year, but digging into deep-fried treats and classic fair foods is right on schedule thanks to the new State Fair food drive-thru. Here's what's on the menu for week two.
July 23, 2020 3:09 p.m.
Get your fair food fix at the Wisconsin State Fair Drive-Thru taking place the next four weekends on the State Fair grounds.
July 21, 2020 10:28 a.m.
The West Allis home of the last area Boy Blue to close - around 2005 - is again for sale. Now's your chance to open the frozen custard stand of your dreams.
July 14, 2020 7:01 p.m.
It was August of 2016 when Gudelia Calva and her husband, Ricardo Morales, opened Al Pastor at 6200 W. Burnham St. And, over the past four years, they treated countless guests to scratch-made meals deftly prepared in their tiny kitchen. But even more diners will soon have the opportunity to experience the flavors of Al Pastor...
July 14, 2020 12:03 p.m.
Meet Thomas Evans - aka Detour - the artist who painted a 62-foot mural of a man with a child on his shoulders in West Allis last week as well as a bonus mural of musician Lex Allen.
July 13, 2020 12:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Food Tours now offers a box of State Fair foods that's delivered to your door.
July 9, 2020 5:45 p.m.
Thomas Evans completed a massive mural on the facade of the Lamplight building in West Allis. Evans is a nationally-recognized artist from Colorado who is known as Detour.
July 2, 2020 11:01 a.m.
The Wisconsin State Fair may be canceled this year, but you can still snag many of your deep-fried Fair favorites thanks to a newly announced drive-thru spot.