Bachelor & Bachelorettes in Milwaukee

Planning a bachelor or bachelorette for a best friend or family member? Wondering what to do to keep every member of your group entertained and happy? Well, we’re happy to report that if you’re bringing the party to Milwaukee, you’re not going to have any difficulty finding things to do!

From ghost tours and wine tasting to karaoke nights and mini-golf tournaments, there’s a veritable smorgasbord of things to do in Milwaukee. Additionally, the city is blessed with a first-class culinary scene and vibrant nightlife. 

So, join us as we share some recommendations and offer advice on organizing a special celebration to remember! Before you go, be sure to check out our own selection of Milwaukee Tours and Activities and Customized Tour Options, including Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties.   

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown hotel exterior view

Source | Milwaukee Marriott Downtown

Places to Stay in Milwaukee

Let’s begin with a couple of recommendations for where to stay while you’re in Milwaukee. There’s an abundance of choices, catering to all budgets. From luxurious downtown hotels to boutique guesthouses, the city’s accommodation options promise a comfortable stay. Here, we’ll shine a light on three of our favorite places to stay in Milwaukee and provide a list of other options for you to explore. 

Milwaukee Marriott Downtown

Located in the heart of East Town, Milwaukee’s vibrant downtown district, the Milwaukee Marriott Downtown is a mere stone’s throw from some of the city’s most exciting attractions. This hotel promises convenience and a touch of class with its East Town Kitchen + Bar serving delectable cuisine and signature cocktails. 

The stylish accommodations come equipped with plush pillowtop mattresses, sleek flat-panel TVs, and attentive room service. For those seeking an elevated experience, the mClub Lounge offers a serene retreat with all-day refreshments. The hotel also boasts versatile event spaces for any gathering and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

St Kate (The Arts Hotel)

In Milwaukee’s Theater District, Saint Kate (The Arts Hotel) stands out for its luxury and artistic interiors. Awarded for its excellence, Saint Kate offers a unique experience where guests can enjoy an environment inspired by music, painting, sculpture, and design. 

The hotel’s prime location and creative atmosphere make it a hub for artists and art enthusiasts alike, promising a stay that’s anything but ordinary – perfect for any creative bride or groom-to-be in your life!

The Dubbel Dutch Boutique Hotel

The Dubbel Dutch Hotel has emerged as one of Milwaukee’s most charming accommodation options, blending historical preservation with stylish modern reinvention. The stunning building, constructed in 1898, showcases the English Renaissance Revival Style, marked by its gorgeous old-world gables. Once a family residence, the Dubbel Dutch now extends a homely welcome to international guests year-round. 

A mere stone’s throw from Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee Art Museum, this lovingly restored hotel provides its customers with a taste of historical Milwaukee along with comfort and first-class care. You won’t find many hotels more atmospheric!

Further accommodation options for your consideration

Things to Do in Milwaukee on a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party

Milwaukee offers guests an array of magnificent attractions and experiences. No matter what the average age of your group or the style of party you are looking to organize, you’ll find plenty to do. Check out a couple of our favorite ideas for a Bachelor or bachelorette party. 

Enjoy a Spa Day at the Pfister Hotel

Take your group to the serene oasis that is the WELL Spa + Salon at the Pfister Hotel. Rejuvenate body and soul with some of the WELL Spa’s signature treatments, such as a skincare package or a top-notch massage. 

Experience personalized care in private suites equipped with their own bathrooms and showers, ensuring a secluded and restful visit. WELL Spa + Salon is your group’s gateway to feeling refreshed and invigorated – it might be just what you need following a big night out on the town!

A Mini Golf Brewery Tour with City Tours MKE

Embark on a unique adventure with City Tours MKE’s Mini-Golf Brewery Tour, blending the fun of mini-golf with Milwaukee’s renowned craft beer scene. This one-of-a-kind experience offers a spirited competition alongside tastings of the finest local brews. 

Participants will visit several microbreweries, enjoying a game of mini-golf at each stop. This is ideal for groups seeking a mix of sport and leisure!

More activities to think about:

Tagliatelle with morel mushrooms

Places for Dinner in Milwaukee

Whether you’re looking for award-winning food in a fine dining restaurant or a casual environment where your group can bond over some food, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Milwaukee!

The Bridgewater Modern Grill

Discover the essence of fire-infused cooking at The Bridgewater Modern Grill in Milwaukee’s Harbor District. With its seasonally driven menu, this grill-centric eatery pays homage to the flame, integrating wood-fired flavors with contemporary culinary techniques. 

The Bridgewater boasts a sleek, urban industrial design complemented by a warm, inviting atmosphere. Its riverfront location offers the longest patio in the city, creating an ideal setting for bringing a large group of old friends together.

La Merenda

La Merenda invites you on a global culinary journey in the heart of Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point. This vibrant tapas bar and restaurant serves up an eclectic array of small plates from around the world, paired with local and international beverages. From Indonesian Sambal Goreng Udang to Spanish Patatas Bravas, every dish is about championing the rich diversity of global cuisine. 

Housed in a brightly renovated woodworking shop, La Merenda combines a lively atmosphere with a cozy outdoor fireplace and a garden that supplies fresh ingredients. Engage in the Italian tradition of early evening socializing at La Merenda.

A band performing on stage with a guitar.

Source | Nashville North

Music Venues in Milwaukee

There’s nothing that can bring people together better than some fantastic music and maybe a little dancing! And if anyone in your group loves to sing, consider joining City Tours MKE for one of our Cruisin’ Karaoke Tours in Milwaukee.

Red Rock Saloon

Milwaukee’s premiere rock and country fusion hotspot, Red Rock Saloon, thrills audiences with local and national acts on the FM106.1 Red Rock’n Stage every Friday. Here, music lovers unite, feet stomping to the rhythm of Milwaukee’s beloved bands, making it a must-visit for an unforgettable night of live music.

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Rooftop Bars/Outdoor Patio Options

Rooftop bars and beer gardens are something Milwaukee excels at (naturally – this is Brew City!). If you are moving around town in a large group, it’s a good idea to be aware of where your nearest rooftop bar is, especially if you have warm weather!

The Outsider

Experience high-life entertainment at The Outsider perched nine stories above Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. This rooftop bar and lounge boasts an unmatched indoor/outdoor ambiance for memorable nights.

Central Standard Crafthouse and Kitchen

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen offers a unique downtown Milwaukee experience, blending innovative culinary dishes with award-winning cocktails. The Aviary rooftop patio provides a picturesque backdrop for taking in the city’s beauty and snapping some group photos.

A Bloody Mary cocktail and a beer on a bar counter.

Source | Café Benelux

Brunch (AKA Hangover Food) in Milwaukee

Let’s face it, when you’ve had too much to drink the night before, there’s nothing better than a comforting cooked breakfast or brunch. And if you’re feeling really worse for wear, maybe even a brunch-time Bloody Mary will be just what the doctor ordered!

Café Benelux

Enjoy the European vibe at Café Benelux, where Milwaukee’s Third Ward echoes the charm of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Enjoy their famed brunch and extensive beer selection on the rooftop deck.

Hamburger Mary’s Milwaukee

At Hamburger Mary’s, expect more than just great burgers; it’s a hub for top-tier drag entertainment and lively brunches. Known for “Dining with the Divas” and “Divas Drag Brunch,” complete with Bottomless Mimosas, it’s the place to be for fun, food, and fabulous performances.

A sandwich and a bowl of soup placed on a wooden table.

Source | Camino MKE

Late-Night Snacks When Out in MKE

Brick 3 Pizza

Since its opening in 2009, Brick 3 Pizza has been serving up some of Milwaukee’s best pizza. That they are housed in a brick building dating back to 1876 only adds to the charm of the place. Influenced by Staten Island and New York City’s pizzeria traditions, Brick 3 revives the tradition of the high-quality neighborhood slice.

Camino MKE

Camino MKE, a favorite American craft beer bar and eatery, prides itself on sourcing the freshest local ingredients for its ambitious pub menu. Beer lovers rejoice at their well-curated draft beer selection and growler take-home options.

Book Your Custom Bachelor or Bachelorette Party with City Tours MKE

Experience the Best with City Tours MKE

Milwaukee stands out as a premier destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties, blending vibrant urban energy with scenic beauty. City Tours MKE can simplify the planning process of your bachelor or bachelorette party, ensuring your celebration is effortless and enjoyable.

Customized Celebrations for Unforgettable Memories

Specializing in Custom Tours and Rentals in Milwaukee for groups of all sizes, we have a proven track record of delivering memorable bachelor and bachelorette parties. Whether it’s touring iconic city sights, embarking on a customized pub crawl, or exploring Milwaukee’s legendary brewing scene, we cater to every party’s unique vibe.

Join Us for a Milwaukee Adventure

Gather your dearest friends for a journey through Milwaukee’s welcoming, lively, and slightly boozy streets. With options ranging from local brewery tours to boozy mini-golf, City Tours MKE can offer a diverse lineup of activities to match your group’s interests. Leave the stress of planning behind and book our 15-seater party bus, complete with a local driver knowledgeable about Milwaukee’s best spots.

We hope this guide has given you lots of inspiration. If you have any questions, please get in touch

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