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Top 5 Things to do in Milwaukee During Labor Day Weekend

Kayaking the MKE River

#1 Milwaukee Kayak Tours

Milwaukee has an extensive river system that’s just waiting to be explored. Whether you want a guided tour or just feel like paddling your self its a great way to see the city. Urban kayaking has become very popular in the past few years and its not going anywhere. Over the past decade Milwaukee has done some major clean up projects in the rivers and the quality is at an all time high. We take pride in our city and all that we’ve accomplished over the years. If you pass trash in the river as you’re paddling down, we don’t discourage you to pick it up!

#2 Downtown Tour
On September 2 from 10am – 12pm, the city of Milwaukee will be offering a free tour open to the public of our beautiful city. The tour will start at 235 E Michigan Ave. and ends at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Walking the streets is a better way to taking in the city and its unique architecture along with a guide full of historical knowledge as well as whats going on now. Whether you’re from Milwaukee or now, there will always be something new for you to learn.
#3 Laborfest 2019
Every year the city of Milwaukee hosts Laborfest at the Henry W. Maier Festival Park. This event is free and open to the public with food vendors, merchandise vendors and live music. Before checking out the lakefront festival be sure to attend the Labor Day parade going through downtown.
#4 Fresh Coast Jazz Fest s
From August 30th – September 2nd, Milwaukee will be hosting the Fresh Coast Jazz Festival located at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts at 292 North Water Street. In the heart of downtown the Marcus Center provides a large outdoor stage right along the bank of the Milwaukee River. If you’re a big jazz fan or not its a whole lot of fun and will be able to see some very good musicians. The summer is starting to wind down so take full advantage of it while it lasts.
#5 Houston Astros @ Milwaukee Brewers
On September 2nd at 3:10 pm the Milwaukee Brewers will be taking on the Houston Astros and our great Miller Park. As a Labor Day favor the park will be selling $1 hot dogs to all attending the game. Tail-gating is a popular pre-game activity, however if you don’t have a vehicle there are shuttles that run from bars and restaurants all over the city to the park.