+ How do I enter to win the Grant Prize?

Guides with more than 11 stickers that are redeemed during the designated times are automatically entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize. Please be sure to include your name and preferred contact method (phone or email) so we can contact you if you win!

+ Do I have to buy something to receive a sticker?

No purchase is necessary to participate in this activity, however, please note that some of the events are ticketed. Ticketed events include Crafting Art in the Near West Side and the Avenues West Luncheon. Ticket prices and event details can be found on the corresponding event page.

+ Why did you create the Guide to the Near West Side?

During the month of September, Near West Side Partners (NWSP) has a number of exciting community events planned. In addition, the Near West Side is the featured neighborhood for the annual Doors Open MKE weekend. The Guide to the Near West Side is a fun way to experience all there is to see and do this month - while showcasing why the Near West Side is a great place to live, work, and play!

+ What is Doors Open MKE?

Doors Open Milwaukee is a two-day public celebration of Milwaukee’s art, architecture, culture and history. During the event, attendees can tour 170+ sites throughout Milwaukee including skyscrapers, art galleries, community gardens, theaters and more! More information about the event and tours available, visit https://historicmilwaukee.org/doors-open.