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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OKTOBERFEST at BAVARIAN BIERHAUS

September 2, 2021 • 4:00 pm – 12:00 am

Oktoberfest in Heidelberg Park located at the Bavarian Bierhaus grounds is a five weekend festival in Glendale to celebrate German culture and heritage with German food, beer, and Polka bands.

Open five weekends September through October! Come celebrate Oktoberfest 2021 at the outdoor Heidelberg Park at the Bavarian Bierhaus. This…

Art & Artisan Fair

September 25, 2021 • 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

BAYSHORE will host the Fall Art and Artisan Fair presented by WELCOME TO GLENDALE on September 25-26 in partnership with…


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.
Resources
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

Float into the Root Beer Bash on Saturday, August 28th. This is a free festival "brewed for families" with a classic car show, petting zoo, live music, and root beer-themed foods. welcometoglendale.com/rootbee… pic.twitter.com/e2hJcjQffd

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. PRINT VERSION: 2021 GLENDALE VISITORS GUIDE

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