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Walker's Point

Originally a fur trading post, Walker's Point – one of three settlements that merged to create the City of Milwaukee – is a residential and industrial neighborhood that's home to many bars and restaurants with an emphasis on LGBTQ bars, Latino eateries and the latest in dining trends. The residential areas are inhabited by a diverse group of people and boast a vibrant Latino flavor.

Businesses near Walker's Point

Upcoming events near Walker's Point

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

July 25, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Aug. 1, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Aug. 8, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Aug. 15, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

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Tuesday Swing Dance Night

Aug. 22, 2017 8:00 p.m.
Wherehouse - 818 S. Water St.

Jumpin' Jive Swing Dance Lesson 8pm Cost $7 No partner neede...

Articles about Walker's Point


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Rock the Green fills out its 2017 lineup

July 20, 2017 9:01 a.m.

This morning, Rock the Green, the one-day sustainability festival headed to Walker's Point on Saturday, Sept. 9, announced the rest of its lineup, featuring an impressive combination of big national names and beloved local acts.

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Mural of Selena pops up in Walker's Point

July 17, 2017 10:03 p.m.

This past weekend, artist Mauricio Ramirez and the Walker's Point neighborhood honored the life and career of Selena with the installation of a new conceptual mural "Anything for Selena."

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Made in Milwaukee: Great Lakes Distillery

July 14, 2017 5:06 p.m.

Guy Rehorst - the founder and owner of Great Lakes Distillery - became curious about distilling after homebrewing what he describes as "a really bad batch of beer." Today, he owns the state's first distillery since Prohibition.

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Not just tacos: Mazorca weaves story of culture, experience through food

July 6, 2017 1:01 p.m.

Food, by its very nature, tells a story. Vegetables tell the tale of the soil in which they are grown. Family recipes relay food traditions passed on from generation to generation. In kind, Mazorca - a new taco truck in Walker's Point - tells a story through tacos.

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Ben Harper will headline 2017 Rock the Green

June 30, 2017 12:45 p.m.

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will headline the fourth Rock the Green sustainability festival, which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, returning to Reed Street Yards in Walker's Point. The full lineup will be announced July 12.

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Featured bartender: Charlie Chaparas from Camino

June 27, 2017 3:05 p.m.

Charlie Chaparas left a 14-year career to work at Camino, 434 S. 2nd St., as a bartender and he couldn't be more satisfied with his decision. OnMilwaukee recently stopped in to talk to Chaparas about beer, Thailand and (dun dun dun!) the future.