Holiday highlights

December, 2018

    Dinner and a Show: Dec. 6, Dec. 14, Dec. 15.  Enjoy a rare opportunity to dine at the Pabst Mansion and luxury coach transportation to the Pabst Theater for the Milwaukee Rep’s production of "A Christmas Carol".  Limited availability. $185.00 per person.

    Self-Guided Tours: 10am-4pm Monday through Saturday and noon-4pm Sunday. Special hours are 10am-2pm Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Holiday admission Adults $12.50/ Children 12 and under tour free during the holiday season. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

 "Christmas at the Pabst Mansion" is sponsored by BMO Harris Bank and WISN 12. For reservations or more information, phone (414) 931-0808 or visit


Miller Lights

Miller Visitor Center, Nov. 30 through Dec. 22.

Miller's Holiday Lites display transforms Miller Valley into a festive wonderland with almost 700,000 lights synchronized to holiday music. The display and Holiday Lites Tours run Friday and Saturday nights during the first four weekends of the season, beginning Nov. 30 through Dec. 22.

     Visitors to the Miller Holiday Lites Show will begin at the Miller Visitor Center, have a front row view of the Holiday Lites show and visit the historic Miller Caves. Miller has special giveaways and discounts to the Girl in The Moon Gift Shop, and special post-tour beer samples in the historic stables sampling area including Frederick Miller's Chocolate Lager if 21 or older.

      The Miller Visitor Center is closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1.

4251 W. State St., (414) 931-BEER/2337.



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Fiserv Forum, through Dec. 31

Experience a traditional German holiday market in the heart of the city, complete with delicious food and drinks, collectibles, and gifts.

     Visit charming outdoor booths for Christkindlmarket treats such as candied, toasted nuts; gingerbread; pastries and Bratwurst.

     For many visitors one of the highlights of the market is hot mulled wine or cider–a great warm-up!

     Shopping highlights include carved nutcrackers, ornaments, steins and toys.


Holiday Display at the Pabst Mansion

Nov. 16 - Jan. 6

The Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion, 2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., presents "Christmas at the Pabst Mansion" Nov. 16-Jan. 6.

      Twilight Tours: Nov. 23, Dec. 7 and Dec. 21, 5-7pm. Self-guided tours include light refreshments and live music. Adults $15 and Children (6-17) $8. Children 5 and under free.