Explore the Near West Side!

This September the Near West Side will come alive with activity and exciting community events happening every week. To help you learn more about the Near West Side’s unique neighborhoods and attractions, and have some fun along the way, NWSP invites you to participate in the September Guide to the Near West Side!

Throughout the month of September, earn stickers for each community event and Doors Open MKE location you visit. Collect 5 or more stickers to win prizes, including gift cards to Near West Side businesses, NWSP swag, and a chance to win a Grand Prize package valued at $1,000.

Win Fabulous Prizes!

Collect stickers at each event & location to win prizes.

  • 1-5 Stickers = $5 gift card

  • 6-10 Stickers = $10 gift card & NWSP swag

  • 11+ Stickers = $10 gift card, NWSP swag & entry into Grand Prize Drawing

The Grand Prize includes gifts from MillerCoors, Harley-Davidson, Marquette University, and overnight stay at the Ambassador Hotel, an autographed copy of Matthew Desmond's book Evicted, and gift cards to Near West Side businesses, including Sendik’s, Miss Katie’s Diner, Pete’s Pops, Daddy’s Soul Food, and JazzyRae Jewels.

Redeem Guides at the Mobile Design Box - 753 N 27th Street - on September 21st, 28th, or 29th between the hours of 10 AM - 3 PM.


Click the picture above to print your Near West Side Guide!

Click the picture above to print your Near West Side Guide!

 

More Questions?

Remember to #SeptemberGuideNWS!

Rules & Regulations

  • How to Participate:

    • Pick up your September Guide to the Near West Side at any of the events or locations listed below - or - print a copy here.

    • Visit an event or Doors Open MKE location and look for the September Guide to the Near West Side kiosk.

    • Place one sticker on the circle for the corresponding event or location. Stickers are collected by the honor-system and color-coded for each event and location.

    • Remember to take a picture and use #SeptemberGuideNWS on social media - we’ll like and share your great shots!

    • Gather 5 or more stickers to win a prize (listed above and on the Guide).

    • This challenges runs from September 1st - 29th, 2019.

    • Redeem your Guide for prizes at the Mobile Design Box - 753 N 27th Street - on September 21st, 28th, or 29th between the hours of 10 AM - 3 PM.

  • Grand Prize Drawing:

    • Collect 11 or more stickers to be entered into a drawing for a Near West Side prize package valued at $1,000.

    • The Grand Prize drawing will occur following the redemption period on Sunday, September 29th, and the winner will be contacted during the week of Sept. 30th - Oct. 6th.

  • Additional details

    • No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.

    • One card, submission, and entry per person.

 
 

Doors Open MKE
Events & Locations

Locations open only during Doors Open MKE, September 28 & 29, 2019. For site specific information visit Historic Milwaukee, Inc.

  • Avenues West Walking Tour

  • Concordia Neighborhood Walking Tour

  • Ambassador Hotel

  • WRTP/Big Step Center of Excellence

  • 707 Hub at Marquette University

  • Catholic Financial Life

  • Central Standard Craft Distillery |

  • Haggerty Museum of Art

  • Hands in Harmony Piano Studio

  • Marquette University High School

  • Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language

  • Our Saviors Lutheran Church

  • Redeemer Lutheran Church

  • St. George Melktite-Greek Catholic Church

  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church

  • Tower Theater / Mobile Design Box

  • Tripoli Shrine Center

Near West Side
Events & Activities

  • Near West Side Farmers Market | 3600 W Juneau Av.
    Open Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 3:30 - 6:30 PM

  • Crafting Arts in the NWS | Central Standard Distillery
    Friday, September 6, 5 - 9 PM

  • Evicted Exhibit | 753 N 27th Street
    Fridays 5-8 PM; Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM

  • NeON Meeting | 3700 W Juneau
    Monday, September 16, 5:30 PM

  • NWS Food Truck Rally | 4200 W Highland Blvd.
    Thursday, September 19, 11:30 AM - 1 PM

  • Mobile Lantern Film Exhibit | 753 N 27th Street
    Friday, September 20, 5 - 9 PM

  • Rev-Up MKE Live Pitch Event | The Rave / Eagles Club
    Tuesday, September 24, 5 - 9 PM

  • Avenues West Luncheon | The Ambassador Hotel
    Thursday, September 26, 12 - 1 PM