Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012
Kick-off the holiday season with the annual Holiday Lights Festival. Don’t miss the big reveal, when the switch is flipped and dazzling lights illuminate the park. Enjoy live music, a visit from Santa, a dynamic fireworks show and free hot cocoa and cookies!
After the big reveal, families can hop aboard the Jingle Bus, free on kick-off night, to view all of downtown’s lighted scenes. The festival continues through December 31.
Hilton Christmas Buffet
Tuesday, December 25
Enjoy a traditional Christmas brunch in the Cafe Hilton this Holiday season or a la carte breakfast from 6:30am-12pm. Cafe Hilton is the perfect place to celebrate with a casual family meal. The Chef has filled the buffet with all of the traditional fixings.
Drinks with Santa Thursdays
Thursdays in December
December 6, 13, 20 and 27
Save BIG every Thursday in December between 5pm and 10pm at Miller Time Pub when you don Holiday attire. Who knows, Santa himself may even drop in for a cold one.
Bring in an entire table of friends dressed in holiday attire (4 or more):
Buy One, Get One cocktails and wines. Half off appetizers.
Wear a Full Santa or Elf Suit:
$1 domestic taps, $2 craft taps, $3 import taps and half off entire menu
BONUS: Save up to $2.50 off your beer by mixing and matching Holiday items
Wear a Santa hat or holiday hat: $.50 off your beer
Wear holiday socks or shoes: $.50 off your beer
Wear a holiday sweater, shirt, or vest: $.50 off your beer
Wear holiday jewelry: $.25 off your beer for each item up to 4 items (pair of earrings count as 1)
Best Holiday Costume Contest
Weekly winner will win a $50 Marcus Restaurants Gift Card. (voted on by Miller Time Pub staff)
On December 23rd, the four weekly winners photos will be posted on Facebook and voted on by the community. Voting ends 12/31/11 and the winner is notified on or after January 3, 2012. The winner will receive a One Night Stay at the Hilton Milwaukee and dinner for (4) in the Miller Time Pub.
Sparkling Wine Flights
Saturdays in December
Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 and 22 at Milwaukee Chophouse
Enjoy a progression of 3 tiers of sparkling wines for only $15.00. Different wines featured each Saturday.
Party in Paradise! Parents, pack your familys overnight bags and ring in the New Year with our Paradise Landing New Years Eve Waterpark Special!
Paradise Landing boasts 20,000 square feet of fun and excitement including a 3-story Jamaican Village with four fantastic water slides, an Idyllic Lagoon, Hydro-therapy Spa that accommodates up to 31 people, Kiddy Pool with Beached Boat Slide, Turtle Squirt and Mushroom Rain Drop Fountain, Seashell Slide and Frog Slide, Lily Pad Walk, Water Cannons.
This package includes:
One night stay (Early Check-In of 1pm)
Up to 5 passes to Paradise Landing Indoor Waterpark
Breakfast for 5
Special activities in the waterpark will be available for everyone to enjoy:
Bottle Fill Contest
Lily Pad Race
Race Down the Blue Slide
New Years Eve Beach Ball Drop
Book now to ring the New Year with a splash!!
Based on availability. Valid on New Years Eve Only (12/31/12).
Waterpark rules apply.
Milwaukee Food Tours
Saturday, December 22, 2012
The Christmas Around Milwaukee Bakery Bus Tour! The 3-hour bus tour departs from downtown Milwaukee and features stops at bakeries in the area. An excellent way to celebrate the holidays, while sampling!
Wednesday, Dec. 26 - Monday, Dec. 31, 2012
Winter Fest, Milwaukee’s destination for wintertime family fun. Hands-on activities, games and entertainment for the whole family. It’s a great way to spend winter break!
General Admission: 10:00am - 8:00pm on Dec. 28, 29 and 10:00am - 6:00pm Dec. 31
Real Pirates Exhibit
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 - Monday, May 27, 2013
Ahoy, Mateys! The Jolly Roger will be raised over the Milwaukee Public Museum, as Real Pirates takes over the Museumss special exhibit halls. Experience the Golden Age of Piracy aboard the Whydah, one of the most successful pirate ships of her day, and learn about her roots as a slave ship and subsequent takeover and conversion into a pirate ship in the early 1700s.