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January Events in Milwaukee

Things to do Around Milwaukee in January


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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