About South Milwaukee
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is located about 15 from the Milwaukee. Built along Lake Michigan's beautiful shores, South Milwaukee combines its proud ethnic history with a promising future. The community includes about 21,000 people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, it offers numerous opportunities for recreation, including an active Recreation Department and beautiful city parks such as Grant Park. Grant Park offers bike trails, a swim beach, tennis courts, and an 18-hole golf course. South Milwaukee's Performing Arts Center, built in 2005, hosts a variety of entertainment throughout the year. South Milwaukee maintains the feel of a small community, offering several community events. South Milwaukee offers a weekly downtown market every Thursday, selling everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to antiques and collectibles. The community hosts an annual craft fair every October and Old Fashioned Christmas festivities in November. Join the October pub walk, benefiting different local charities. Every Tuesday, you can join the local Elks for a community dance. July's Heritage Days offers the community a chance to celebrate South Milwaukee's rich history, dating back to the 1800s, featuring concerts, golf outings, and children's activities. South Milwaukee isn't just a small town, as it offers numerous pubs and restaurants, from national and regional chains to family owned businesses.