Timeless charm and unique event spaces make Wauwatosa the perfect destination for your small and boutique meetings. It’s a walkable destination with spaces from historic to modern and offers plenty of options for when the work is done. Here are ten reasons to bring your meeting to Wauwatosa.
- Follow the Fireflies
Wauwatosa means firefly. Named after the Potawatomi Chief Wauwataesie and the Potawatomi word for “firefly,” the city embodies the magic and spark fireflies bring. You’ll see it in every corner of the community.
- Old and New
From buildings dating to the early 1900s, filled with historic character and charm, to bright and bold modern spaces, Wauwatosa has a fit for every meeting.
- Art for All
With its one-of-a-kind ART 64 event, an annual live bracket-style painting tournament held in June, and vibrant murals in the North Avenue Mural Arts District, art is available for everyone to discover.
- Bikes and Brews Aplenty
Wauwatosa is proudly home to a variety of breweries and beer gardens — each with its own personality and distinctive offering. Plan on pedaling to each one on one of the city’s Bublr Bikes, a public bike rental system that’s perfect for getting around.
- Boutiques to Big Names
You can shop small at the numerous locally owned boutiques throughout the city, or visit the premier shopping destination that’s home to high-end retailers found only in Wauwatosa.
- Food, Food, Food
Discover local restaurants that put a unique twist on everything from brunch to brew pubs and ethnic entrées to upscale dining. Not to mention outstanding bakeries and local chocolatiers. There is something for every taste and every diet.
- Get Outdoors
Wauwatosa is not only full of outdoor patios perfect for grabbing coffee or a local brew, but is also home to parks, public trails, and green spaces ideal for relaxing and recharging after a day of meetings. Or hit the links on one of several area golf courses.
- Milwaukee’s Backyard
Wauwatosa is proud to be Milwaukee’s neighbor. It’s just minutes from the Milwaukee airport and has easy freeway access, making it convenient to get to and simple to navigate. It also means you can check out Milwaukee favorites like the Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Brewers, Summerfest and other area attractions.
- Where Midwest Nice Thrives
Wauwatosa welcomes all. No matter who you are or what you’re looking to do, Wauwatosa delivers a stay full of enjoyment.
- Here to Help
No matter what you need, the team in Wauwatosa will find a way to make it happen. Nothing is more important than ensuring your attendees have the best experience possible.
Wauwatosa is the perfect combination of timeless charm, convenient location, affordability, and engaging activities that deliver authentic experiences and set the stage for unforgettable events.
Contact Discover Wauwatosa today to start customizing your next meeting or event.
Beth Gleesing, Tourism Specialist
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