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January Events in Milwaukee

Learn everything you need to know about saying "I do" in style at the Wonderful World of Weddings show on January 4 and 5.

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January Events - A rundown of just a few of the many events going on around Milwaukee in January.

  • Polar Bear Plunge
    When: 12 p.m. Wednesday, January 1
    What: A cold, wacky Milwaukee New Year's Day tradition.
    Where: Bradford Beach on the East Side
    Cost: free
  • Wonderful World of Weddings
    When: Saturday, January 4 & Sunday, January 5
    What: Showcase of all things to plan and supply your wedding under one roof.
    Where: Wisconsin Exposition Center, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave.
    Cost: $9
  • War Horse
    When: Tuesday, January 7 - Sunday, January 12
    What: A classic Broadway musical about casting for a Broadway musical.
    Where: The Marcus Center for Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.
    Cost: $30 - $85
  • P!NK: The Truth About Love Tour
    What: The pop superstar in concert (make-up date for cancelled November 3 show).
    When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 9
    Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St.
    How much: $36.50, $66.50 $96.50
  • Home Building & Remodeling Show
    When: Friday, January 10 - Sunday, January 12
    What: An annual showcase of home ideas put on by the Metropolitan Builders Association.
    Where: Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Cost: $10
  • MAM After Dark: Baile!
    When: Friday, January 17
    What: The Milwaukee Art Museum's monthly Friday night party, with the January theme of Spanish dance.
    Where: Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 N. Art Museum Dr.
    Cost: $14
  • Monster Jam 2014
    When: Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18
    What: A family-friendly annual monster truck show.
    Where: Bradley Center, 1001 N. Fourth St.
    Cost: $8-$40
  • Sculptures on Ice
    When: Friday, January 17
    What: A contest during which artists have eight hours to carve their creations. This year's theme is "Disney."
    Where: Catalano Square in the Third Ward, where Broadway meets Menomonee Street.
    Cost: free to look!
  • Waukesha Janboree
    When: Friday, January 17 - Sunday, January 19
    What: A weekend filled with family-friendly events throughout Waukesha, with the 2014 theme of "Let the Games Begin."
    Where: throughout Wauskesha
    Cost: varies
  • Brewers on Deck
    When: Sunday, January 26
    What: A winter fan festival featuring a number of activities for the entire family, autographs and photos from Brewers players and more.
    Where: Wisconsin Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Cost: Free
  • The Moth GrandSLAM
    When: 7 p.m. Friday, January 31
    What: Ten storytellers go head-to-head to determine the the Moth’s Milwaukee GrandSLAM Story Champion.
    Where: Turner Hall, 1040 N. 4th St.
    Cost: $20
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