March Events in Milwaukee

A Listing of March Events in Milwaukee

March Events

March in Milwaukee marks the beginning of spring. Say hello to warmer weather by getting out of the house and having some fun. Where else but Milwaukee can you jump in a frigid Lake Michigan one weekend, and then slick back your pompadour and test the fire in some locally produced chilis the next?

  • Pinkalicious: The Musical
    When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, February 22 through March 24
    What: Pinkalicious Pinkerton develops "pinkititis" from eating too many pink cupcakes in this children's musical.
    Where: Marcus Center for Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St.
    How much: $18 - $30
    • Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
      When: Saturday, March 2
      What: Raise pledges for Special Olympics by taking an icy dip.
      Where: McKinley Marina, 1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
      How much: Free
    • Journal Sentinel Sports Show
      When: Wednesday, March 6 - Sunday, March 10
      What: An annual outdoor equipment and travel fair.
      Where: Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave.
      How much: $8, $6.50 in advance
    • Chris Tucker
      When: Friday, March 8
      What: One of America's favorite comedians performing stand-up comedy.
      Where: The Riverside Theater, 116 W. Wisconsin Ave.
      How much: $40 - $60
      Contact: 414.286.3663
    • St. Patrick's Day Parade
      When: Saturday, March 9
      What: An annual tradition in downtown Milwaukee, and one of the biggest parades of the year.
      Where: Parade starts at 3rd and Wisconsin, then proceeds east to Plankinton, north on Plankinton to Kilbourn, west on Kilbourn to Old World Third Street, north on Old World Third Street to Juneau, east on Juneau to Water Street, south on Water Street.
      How much: Free
      • Behind the Scenes at the Zoo
        When: Saturday, March 9 & Sunday, March 10
        What: Talk to zoologists and see sights not available to the general public.
        Where: Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Blue Mound Rd.
        How much: Free with regular admission: $7 - $11.75
        Contact: 414.256.5466
      • WMSE Rockabilly Chili Contest
        When: Sunday, March 10
        What: A fundraiser for WMSE with music, chili and beer.
        Where: MSOE Kern Center, 1245 N. Broadway
        How much: $15
        • Realtors Home & Garden Show
          When: Friday, March 15 - Sunday, March 24
          What: A huge home improvement and landscaping show.
          Where: Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park, 8200 W. Greenfield Ave.
          How much: $8, Free for children 12 and under
          Contact: 414.778.4929
        • Fight for Air Climb
          What: A "vertical road race," where stair-climbers take to the U.S. Bank building to earn money for the American Lung Association.
          When: Saturday, March 23
          Where: U.S. Bank, 777 E. Wisconsin St.
        • Easter
          What: Celebrate Easter on March 31, or get into mood early with these other great events happening around town all month.
          When: Sunday, March 31