WWI Lecture Series

October 4,11,18 & November 1

Presented by Honor Our Military, Inc. and War Memorial Center
Proud partners of United States World War One Centennial Commision

Project 22 Run/Walk

September 16

Walk or ride 22 miles or 2.2 miles to raise awareness about veteran depression and suicide as well as show support for veterans. There will also be a screening of the Project 22 movie about the struggles many veterans face after leaving the military as well as successful treatment and resources.


September 21

National POW/MIA Recognition Day is an observance that honors those who were prisoners of war (POW) as well as those who are still missing in action (MIA). It is observed in the United States on the third Friday in September.

Doors Open MKE

September 22-23

Join this city-wide celebration of architecture, history, and discovery. The War Memorial Center will be open for tours Saturday 10-1:30 and Sunday 10-5.

Gold Star Family Day

September 23

Observed annually on the last Sunday in September.
National Gold Star Family Day was created to recognize and honor those that have lost their son or daughter while serving our country in the United States Armed Forces.

Fireworks Event

July 3rd 2018

Enjoy a magical evening on WMC’s Fitch Plaza and get the best seat in the city for Milwaukee’s July 3rd fireworks display!

Vet Fest

August 9th 2018

The War Memorial Center is excited to announce that VetFest will take place on Aug. 9, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the WMC.

Milwaukee County Remembers 9/11

September 11 7:30 AM

The public is invited to join us for this annual ceremony to remember the attack on America on Sept. 11, 2001.

Vet Fest

August 8th 2019

The War Memorial Center is excited to announce that next year VetFest will take place on Aug. 8, 2019.

Support our mission to honor the dead – serve the living

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(414) 273-5533