Welcome to Glendale, Wisconsin

We’re the “Root Beer Capital of the Universe!” Located just minutes from downtown Milwaukee and one mile West of Lake Michigan, the City of Glendale, Wisconsin, offers visitors a wide variety of attractions with a small-town feel! Enjoy award-winning dining, world-class shopping, outdoor recreation, festive celebrations, and popular attractions in our family-friendly community.

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Find out what’s happening in Glendale and the surrounding communities.

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Wine, Beer, & Chocolate

May 22, 2021 • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Once again, St. Francis Children’s Center is planning their 28th Annual Wine, Beer & Chocolate Tasting fundraiser to be an…

Glendale Fourth of July Celebration 2021

July 4, 2021 • 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

FREE admission. Enjoy the largest Independence Day celebration in the North Shore. Parade Extravaganza (3PM), Food Truck Festival (4PM-9PM), The…

Root Beer Bash

August 28, 2021 • 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

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FREE Admission. Discover why Glendale is the "Root Beer Capital of the Universe." This family festival pours on live music,…

Plan Your Next Visit

Whether you’re planning a family trip or a professional bus tour…WELCOME TO GLENDALE has resources to make your visit a success.

BAYSHORE is an open air mall offering great restaurant options
Plan Your Next Event
The Bavarian Bierhaus in Glendale is an authentic German bierhall serving German cuisine, beer, and entertainment. The Bavarian Bierhaus hosts Milwaukee's original Oktoberfest and has several event spaces throughout the property.
Meeting Venues
Glendale is home to Milwaukee's Original Oktoberfest at the Bavarian Bierhaus. The Oktoberfest event is known for beer, lederhosen and the sounds of German polka.
Make It Memorable
Glendale welcomes all travelers, event planners, and future residents to visit this North Shore city located a few miles north of Milwaukee.
Glendale, The Wisconsin Brewers Guild, and BAYSHORE host the Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival every year. Located only a few minutes from Milwaukee, guests can sample premier beer and food pairing.
Plan a "Beer" Tour

We're planning the first-ever, City-Wide online bingo game for St. Patrick's Day. It's free to play! Glendale residents can pick up their SHAMROCK BINGO game-sets at the GLENDALE BANK FIVE NINE drive-thru (March 1st through March 16th). WelcometoGlendale.com/Shamroc… pic.twitter.com/ZymBb1I4oG

Glendale’s Visitor Guide (Electronic)

Glendale's 2021 Visitor Guide Planning a trip to Glendale? Perhaps you're a new resident? Please enjoy our 2021 City of Glendale Visitor Guide. PRINT VERSION: 2021 GLENDALE VISITORS GUIDE

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Sprecher Outdoor Oasis

We're excited to present the 2020 family-friendly summer menu.  Enjoy award-winning Sprecher beverages and a wonderful selection of popular food favorites.    

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