Every year, on the 4th month and the 14th day Milwaukee celebrates "414 Day," a nod to both the date (4/14) and our city's area code (414). And this year, as we move towards the light at the end of the pandemic's tunnel, there's a lot to celebrate.
Here are some events happening on Wednesday to celebrate 414 Day. We will update this list regularly as we find out about more happenings.
Round-Robin Activity Event
The team behind activity bars AXE MKE, NorthSouth Club, Nine Below, Splash Studio and newest concept Head Space Trivia, is celebrating 414 Day in an immersive round-robin style event. Attendees, reserved in groups of four, will axe throw, shuffleboard, paint and enter a hole-in-one challenge for the fitting price of $14 per person. Plus, $4.14 cocktails and beers will also be available. The event starts at 7 p.m. Reservations are available here.
Helium Hot Yoga hosts a donation-based livestream of a one-hour Vinyasa Flow yoga class set to a soundtrack featuring Milwaukee musicians. The class begins at 9 a.m. A recording of the class will also be available for those who register but are unable to make the real-time class. The cost is "pay what you can" and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Escuela Verde, a public charter school operated by TransCenter for Youth. Go here for more.
Nomad World Pub and 414 Milwaukee teamed up to pour free 414 beer for any Milwaukeean who's received either 1 or 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and presents a valid CDC vaccination card. This Milwaukee Day offering is limited to 2, free 14-ounce cups of 414 Beer per person while supply lasts. The festivities begin at 4:14 p.m. Go here to find out more.
414 bash at Elwood's
Elwood's Liquor & Tap, 1111 N. Water St., will host a 414 Day party starting at 2 p.m. to "celebrate all things Milwaukee." Happy hour runs from 2 to 8 p.m. and $3 drink specials last throughout the night. Eagle Park Brewing will be onsite offering specials on beer and seltzer along with merch giveaways and Pigtailz MKE will sell food. Banjo + Party Collins will perform a live art event and an exclusive live stream with Khek + Phatboy is also on deck.
Bottle House 42 debuts
The former Glass + Griddle, 1130 N. 9th St. will officially make its debut under a new name: Bottle House 42. They will celebrate the change with a special 414 Day celebration that begins at 4 p.m. and includes tailgating games, live music, bonfires and a special featured cocktail, which will be sold for $4.14.
Classic 414 food pairing
Egg & Flour and 414 Milwaukee teamed up to reimagine a classic Milwaukee food pairing: the beer and the brat. On 414 Day only, grab a 414 beer and a Wisconsin bratwurst in a Blackshoe baguette with cheddar sauce, caramelized onions and sauerkraut with chives for $15.
Maranta Plant Shop celebrates Milwaukee Day and its grand opening in its new location, 1739 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, from 12 to 6 p.m. The first 25 customers get a free plant.
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