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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BAYSHORE Go Red Celebration

October 24, 2021 • 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bayshore will celebrate the Grand Opening of the new two-story Target store on Sunday, October 24 from noon to 3…

Stritch or Treat 2021

October 28, 2021 • 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Cardinal Stritch invites families to STRITCH-OR-TREAT on Thursday, October 28th from 4:30- 6:30pm in Clare Hall Lobby. Bring your little…

Glendale Trick Or Treat 2021

October 31, 2021 • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Boos and Ghouls! It's time again for "Trick or Treating" in Glendale. This year, it will take place on Sunday,…

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

Happy Halloween! Trick-or-Treating will occur this Sunday, October 31st from 1pm to 4pm in the City of Glendale. pic.twitter.com/YTiY9MTD0z

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Glendale Mask Policy

May 1, 2021: Emergency Order Rescinded Effective May 1, Glendale will no longer have an emergency order in place. The emergency order was issued on March 14, 2020, and has been in effect for over 13 months. North Shore active Covid cases have declined significantly and continue to drop. A…

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. Glendale Visitor Guide Broch 2021 v2

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