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NEWaukee Night Market Lights Up Wisconsin Avenue Wednesday

The 2018 NEWaukee Night Market was attended by approximately 60,000 guests throughout the summer.

By - Jul 8th, 2019 09:33 am

Milwaukee, Wisc. July 8, 2019NEWaukee is excited to announce that the Night Market is this Wednesday, July 10th from 5-10PM. Now in its sixth season, the Night Market is a monthly, open-air market that offers a wide variety of experiences for people of all backgrounds and ages on West Wisconsin Avenue.

Wednesday’s Night Market includes special performances from the Milwaukee Repertory TheaterTRUE SkoolLa Casa de Esperanza Charter School, and DJ Loop, as well as a children’s story time with Milwaukee Public Library.

NEWaukee founded the Night Market in the summer of 2014 with the goal of creating a free, vibrant, safe, and interactive place in downtown Milwaukee for people to experience culture at night. The program features over a hundred art and craft vendors, diverse food offerings, pop up performances, music, and interactive booths.

West Wisconsin Avenue between Plankinton and Vel R. Phillips Avenue, and Old World Third between Wisconsin Avenue and Wells Street will be shut down from 12PM-1AM on the day of the event. Busses that run along Wisconsin Avenue will be rerouted to either Michigan Avenue or Wells Street.

The 2018 NEWaukee Night Market was attended by approximately 60,000 guests throughout the summer. In addition, the 2018 NEWaukee Night Market featured over 170 unique vendors, 29 sponsors, and 16 performances from local art organizations.

Due to rain, the June 12th Night Market was cancelled. The upcoming 2019 NEWaukee Night Markets run on West Wisconsin Avenue from 5-10PM on the following Wednesday evenings: July 10th, August 14th, and September 11th.

For more information about the Night Market, please visit: www.newaukee.com.

NEWaukee is a social architecture agency that designs memorable in-person experiences that create a sense of belonging inside the communities and companies they work with. Visit www.newaukee.com to learn more.

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