Beer Garden at the War Memorial Center with Kegel's Inn

July 2nd, 2021-October 3, 2021

Stop by the War Memorial Center to grab a beer or food provided by Kegel's Inn! A portion of the proceeds support the War Memorial Center programs & services for veterans and the community.

Wednesday-Friday 4PM-8PM
Saturday & Sunday 12PM-8PM

Beer garden tables are first come first serve.

Redeem your parking stub at the beer truck for a free .5L beer!


Operation: Run, Walk, & Roll Presented by Cargill

August 29, 2021

9:00 AM
Join the War Memorial Center for their First Annual Operation 5K: Run, Walk, & Roll on August 29, 2021. Starting and ending at the War Memorial with the majority of the route on pathways throughout Veteran’s Park, this course is wheelchair accessible. We have partnered with Paralyzed Veterans of America-Wisconsin Chapter to honor the sacrifice of veterans who are now in wheelchairs and create this race on the Milwaukee lakefront. The race will begin with competitive wheelchair racers first; competitive runners will follow second with all other walkers and rollers at the rear.


20th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Ride

September 11, 2021

The War Memorial Center and The House of Harley-Davidson are remembering the 20th anniversary of the September 11th attack with a charity motorcycle ride. The ride will be fully police lead and all proceeds will go to the War Memorial Center.
Saturday, September 11th, 2021
$20 for a single rider
$30 for a rider with a passenger
The ride will leave from the War Memorial Center which is located at 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

7:30- 9/11 program at the War Memorial Center
9:00am- Ride Registration begins
10:00am- Ceremony to open new 9/11 exhibit in the Freedom Gallery of the War Memorial
11:00am KSU
Ride will land at House of Harley for their Freedom Music Series where we encourage everyone to stay for live music, food and drinks!



September 24 – 26 2021

Save the date for Oktoberfest on the plaza.

Check back for more information and ticket options.

We can't wait to see you at the lake!


Honor a veteran in our Avenue of Heroes

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

(414) 273-5533
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