Holiday lights


A Ho Ho from The Iron Horse

Published Dec. 10, 2019

I love Christmas time, and since the day is only a few weeks away I wanted to share a few festive Milwaukee neon signs that always make me smile. Have YOU seen these?


Watch: Rolling through twinkly Country Christmas in 64-degree weather

Published Dec. 4, 2017

Oh it will get colder. But tonight, it was 65 degrees and OnMilwaukee had a blast driving through Country Springs Hotel's Country Christmas with the windows rolled down, listening to space age Christmas carols and taking in thousands and thousands of lights.


Downtown lights up tonight, begins festive holiday season

Published Nov. 17, 2016

The magic of Christmas and the holiday season begins tonight, Thursday, Nov. 17, in Downtown Milwaukee. The City's Christmas tree is lit and more than 500,000 lights will illuminate the city at the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Kick-Off Extravaganza.


What's it like to live on Candy Cane Lane?

Published Dec. 18, 2015

Is it OK not to decorate? Does the traffic ever get tiresome? Christy Hall Watson, who owns a home in the neighborhood of holiday light displays that draws thousands of people every season, breaks it all down.


Candy Cane Lane plugs in on Friday

Published Nov. 24, 2015

Candy Cane Lane will celebrate 30 years this season when it plugs in the lights on Friday, Nov. 27. They will stay aglow through Sunday, Dec. 27.


Downtown serves up free family fun for the holidays

Published Dec. 9, 2013

Downtown may not be the first place you think of to find family-friendly holiday fun, but it should be! Milwaukee's Downtown is looking festive with holiday decorations and bustling with free and inexpensive family-friendly events throughout the entire month of December.


Pfister Hotel lights up for the holidays and beyond

Published Nov. 23, 2013

The Pfister Hotel has a new exterior look. The historic section of the building now features white lighting and the tower side will change colors in conjunction with various holidays and special events hosted at the hotel.