Milwaukee County War Memorial


Get Ready for Veterans Day Parade and Events!

The annual Veterans Day Parade in Milwaukee, always held the Saturday before Veterans Day, will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Nov. 4, 2017. Two events are also scheduled for Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Join Us for Pop Up Happy Hour at WMC!

Join us for Pop-up Up Happy Hour from 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Oct 12, 2017 at the WMC!

WMC Commemorates 9/11

On Sept. 11, 2017, the War Memorial Center honored all those lost on 9/11 with a moving ceremony and flag display suspended from hook-and-ladder trucks provided by the Milwaukee Fire Department.

Stop By WMC Sept. 23-24 for Door Open Milwaukee

In September, the War Memorial Center will participate in Doors Open Milwaukee as a Family Passport Site, one of the city’s 24 sites deemed to be of particular interest to families with children. The War Memorial Center will be open Saturday, Sept. 23 (10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.), and Sunday, Sept. 24 (10:00 a.m.- 5:00 […]

Ken Burns Vietnam Documentary Screening on Sept. 7th

Join us Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at the WMC for a special sneak peek screening of the new Ken Burns’ documentary The Vietnam War.

Photos: July 3rd Fireworks

The best seat on the lakefront for Milwaukee’s July 3 fireworks is always WMC! It was another fantastic crowd who enjoyed reserved seating on our huge plaza overlooking Lake Michigan this year.

VetFest Coming to WMC on Aug. 25th!

WMC is excited to announce that “VetFest” will take place on Aug. 25, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Parade Takes Place May 26th

Milwaukee’s 152nd Annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Monday, May 29th at 2:00 p.m.

Retro Fashion Show Set for March 26

WMC will be the site of A Retro Affair, a unique fundraiser benefitting Stars and Stripes Honor Flight on March 26, 2017.

Students Meet Raptors and History

On Feb. 13, 2017, the WMC hosted a sold-out program for more than 250 Milwaukee school students to celebrate Lincoln’s birthday and to learn about “Old Abe The War Eagle.”

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