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Bradford Beach [edit]
2400 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 962-8809
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A summer hot spot, Bradford Beach features sand volleyball, restrooms, concessions, phones and drinking water.

On New Year's Day it is the scene of the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Lake Michigan.
Upcoming events

July 25, 2015 - July 26, 2015
2015 Milwaukee Air & Water show

The Milwaukee Air & Water Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 25 and 26, 2015 along Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront. Back for its 7th consecutive year, the 2015 show will feature a variety of world-class performers, including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the Breitling Precision Jet Team, the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Demonstration Team, the U.S. Navy Parachute Demonstration Team, “The Leap Frogs,” the Aerostars Formation Aerobatic Team and many more! Admission for the air show is free for the general public, but for the best seating and optimal viewing, reserved ticket packages will be available online at For Marcus Club VIP tent viewing and special hotel event weekend packages, visit Follow the air show on Twitter at @MKEAirandWater and on Facebook at for the latest updates.


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Recent articles about Bradford Beach

Bradford Beach in the wintertime

Bradford Beach in the wintertime

By Staff Writers - Jan. 23, 2015
As much as I do enjoy other people, there are times I also love to be where they … Read more...

"We Are Water" celebrates Milwaukee's big drink

By Molly Snyder - July 27, 2014
Milwaukee Water Commons will host it's first event, "We Are Water," as a way to … Read more...
AVP team hopes return to Milwaukee is special

AVP team hopes return to Milwaukee is special

By Jim Owczarski - July 03, 2014
Theo Brunner has family from Cross Plains and Todd Rogers is the last active AVP … Read more...
AVP Tour to include Milwaukee stop

AVP Tour to include Milwaukee stop

By Staff Writers - March 24, 2014
The Association of Volleyball Professionals (AVP) returns to Milwaukee this … Read more...
Perplexed by the Polar Plunge

Perplexed by the Polar Plunge What is a blog?  For us it is a short blurb that we write when the mood strikes us.  It can be first person, funny or informative. In short, a blog is whatever we want it to be.

By Dave Begel - Jan. 01, 2013
I really don't care all that much about the annual polar bear plunge on the … Read more...