Downtown Milwaukee
East Town Neighborhood

Explore the restaurants, bars and retail businesses of the East Town area.

What is East Town?

Between the Milwaukee River and the shore of Lake Michigan, you’ll find East Town. This downtown neighborhood is home to some of the city’s most popular attractions, as well as all the lakefront fun! From beaches to museums, it’s easy to spend the day exploring with the family, with plenty of bars and restaurants to enjoy in the evening. Explore Cathedral Square, Milwaukee Street, Water Street, and the Riverwalk district. Annual events like Bastille Days, Firkin Fest, a Saturday morning farmers’ market, and the Lakefront Festival of Art are hugely popular with locals and visitors alike.