As the premier destination in Milwaukee’s North Shore, Glendale has it all!
Welcome to Glendale is the Convention & Visitors Bureau for the City of Glendale and we are your go-to resource for the latest information on the city and its attractions. As the premier destination in Milwaukee’s North Shore, Glendale has it all! Glendale features a wide variety of top-notch attractions with a small town feel. We’re proud of Glendale’s safe neighborhoods, strong schools and friendly people.
While this website will offer a glimpse into Glendale’s attractions, we believe the best way to experience the city is in person. So, we look forward to welcoming you to Glendale during your next visit. Whether you are a Glendale resident or you’re planning your next trip to the Milwaukee area, make sure you check out everything Glendale has to offer. And be sure to check out our Deals page for information on special deals and promotions at Glendale’s top lodging, shopping, dining and entertainment options.
The City of Glendale is located just minutes north of downtown Milwaukee off of Interstate-43 and provides convenient access to four surrounding villages, as well as Miller Park, Amtrak and Greyhound stations, and General Mitchell International Airport. Glendale is also accessible by the Milwaukee County Transit System. Check out the How to Get Here page for tips on travel by plane, train and automobile.
In addition to the many unique cultural offerings you will find throughout the city, Glendale is also home to outstanding educational institutions from the elementary to high school and university levels. Glendale serves the Glendale-River Hills and Maple Dale-Indian Hill school districts, including Nicolet High School. Cardinal Stritch, the state’s second largest independent university, hosts its main campus in Glendale. Bayshore Town Center is also home to Bryant & Stratton College’s newest campus.
Glendale hosts many annual events that attract both city residents and visitors from all over the state and even country. During the summer, enjoy the popular Fourth of July Celebration at Kletzsch Park or sample beer during the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival, a premier beer and food pairing event that features over 60 Wisconsin breweries and restaurants. As home of Sprecher Brewery, Glendale also hosts Root Beer Bash, an annual celebration of all things root beer. Come fall, Glendale is known for one of the best Oktoberfest celebrations in Wisconsin. Community members also celebrate the holiday season with annual tree lighting and menorah lighting ceremonies at Bayshore Town Center. Interested in joining us for one of these popular events? Check out the Where to Stay page for the best places to stay during your visit.