Milwaukee Downtown, BID 21
Press Release

Downtown GO! Kart debuts on Wisconsin Avenue with tabletop games

The Downtown GO! Kart offers an assortment of games for all ages and skill levels to play.

By - Aug 21st, 2018 09:24 am
Downtown GO! Kart. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

Downtown GO! Kart. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (August 21, 2018) – Over 25 free tabletop games are now available to downtown
residents, employees and guests at the plaza of 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. Made possible by Milwaukee
Downtown, BID #21, in partnership with 310 WEST WISCONSIN and Plankinton Clover Apartments,
the Downtown GO! Kart offers an assortment of games for all ages and skill levels to play over the lunch hour or for an entire afternoon. Available games include Apples to Apples, Chess, Clue, Jenga, Monopoly, Sorry!, Scrabble, and Yahtzee, just to name a few. The Downtown GO! Kart is staffed by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21’s friendly Public Service Ambassadors.

“We understand that great public spaces come to life through interaction and activation,” said Beth
Weirick, CEO of Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21. “The Downtown GO! Kart is a technology-free, hands-on activity that will bring unmatched energy to West Wisconsin Avenue.”

Downtown GO! Kart. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

Downtown GO! Kart. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee Downtown.

The Downtown GO! Kart will operate 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Friday, Sept. 28 from the plaza of 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. Beginning Monday, Oct. 1, it will relocate to ASQ Center’s river skywalk and reopen for the summer season at 310 W. Wisconsin Ave. in May 2019.

Westown is experiencing an unprecedented resurgence with shovels in the ground and investment on the rise,” said Kim Guerrero, FMP, general manager of 310 WEST WISCONSIN. “310 WEST WISCONSIN is proud to be part of building a vibrant heart in the community by offering innovative programming on West Wisconsin Avenue.”

Adding to guests’ experiences, Downtown GO! Kart users will have access to free wi-fi, courtesy of 310
West Wisconsin. For seasonal operating hours and a complete list of free tabletop game rentals, visit
www.milwaukeedowntown.com/games.

About Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21
Milwaukee Downtown, Business Improvement District #21 is an organization established in 1998 to support the interests of the downtown Milwaukee business community. Created through private sector leadership, Milwaukee Downtown is a management district organization that oversees 150 square blocks representing approximately 500 property owners in the center of downtown Milwaukee. The organization funds specific initiatives aimed at creating a clean, safe and friendly downtown. More info is available at www.milwaukeedowntown.com.

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