This west suburb of Milwaukee – formerly an industrial powerhouse of its own – houses several fun parks and delicious restaurants, within easy driving distance of Downtown. The area's biggest draw, however, is the Wisconsin State Fair Park & Expo Center, which plays host to the Milwaukee Mile, Pettit National Ice Center and several festive summer events – including, of course, State Fair.
Articles about West Allis
July 11, 2017 7:05 p.m.
The Crimson Club, a "healthy" nightclub, restaurant and venue at 7211 W. Greenfield Ave., will open in August.
June 26, 2017 1:12 p.m.
It's almost time to enjoy the sugar-high-inducing, artery-clogging delights of the Wisconsin State Fair. Among the contenders for this year's fair are eight finalists chosen for the fair's fifth annual food competition, The Sporkies, a competition which challenges fair vendors to create the most ingenious concoctions possible.
May 20, 2017 1:03 p.m.
Where can you find three distilleries, nine breweries and a boat-load of cheese? ... at Curds & Kegs, of course. The first annual event will be held at the West Allis Farmers Market, 6501 W. National Ave. on Thursday, June 8 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
May 16, 2017 4:49 p.m.
Even though it's been a couple of decades since Neal Steffek and Erik Dorfner were in high school, they took a few minutes - and a few dollars - to reward their high school teachers.
May 10, 2017 2:47 p.m.
State Fair announced today that the continent's largest traveling Ferris wheel will be a part of the 2017 State Fair, which runs Aug. 3-13. It's the first time the WonderWheel has spun in Wisconsin.
April 24, 2017 5:36 p.m.
Get ready to eat your way through West Allis! It's time for the second annual Dine & Dash, an event during which you and your friends are challenged to consume 15 different challenge dishes from participating restaurants.
April 5, 2017 6:01 p.m.
Westallion Brewing Company, the first brewery in West Allis, is open to the public. OnMilwaukee stopped in today for a tour and a Facebook Live.
March 29, 2017 2:01 p.m.
The Wisconsin State Fair made not one, not two but three headliner announcements today, with the Beach Boys/Temptations, Alan Jackson and Sabrina Carpenter all headed to the Main Stage this summer.
March 28, 2017 12:46 p.m.
Today is National Something-On-A-Stick Day. And what better way to celebrate than by buying $5 tickets to the Wisconsin State Fair?
March 15, 2017 11:56 a.m.
Today, the Wisconsin State Fair announced two more Main Stage headliners for its upcoming 2017 edition this summer: a cappella craze Pentatonix and country star Kip Moore.