What to Do in Milwaukee—Labor Day Weekend 2013
And just like that—summer in Milwaukee is coming to a close. The festival season is ending; the days are getting a little cooler; and before you know it, we will be seeing white flakes falling from the sky. So, how are you going to celebrate this three-day weekend?
Harley-Davidson® 110th Anniversary
Whether you are travelling across town or cross-country, all roads lead to Milwaukee! This legendary company is celebrating 110 years with a four days of bikes, music and parties. Potawatomi Bingo Casino will be at the Harley-Davidson Museum with giveaways and welcoming the bikers to Brew City.
Motorcycle Parking at the Casino
For bikers looking for free parking in Milwaukee, Potawatomi Bingo Casino has an entire lot dedicated for motorcycles. Located just west of the Harley-Davidson Museum on Canal Street, be on the look out for signs indicating the motorcycle lot.
|12 p.m. — Poker players get ready for three days of poker tournaments! Starting Friday at noon, the Miracle Friday Poker Tournament kicks off the holiday weekend. There is a special $10 Add-On worth $1,500 in chips that will help the Miracle on Canal Street program. The thrill of a tournament while also helping to improve the quality of life for children in southeastern Wisconsin.|
2 – 6 p.m. — For those that can’t skip out of the office early, grab your co-workers and start off the weekend with a happy hour. Enjoy $2.50 domestic pints, $3 bottles, $4 imports or $4 rail drinks at Bar 360, The Fire Pit, Solstice Lounge or on the casino floor. If you’ve just had “one of those weeks,” get the party started with $5 margaritas or long islands.
|Dinner — Which wine pairs well with spicy Korean fare? What kind of beer is best with Pad Thai? The answers to questions like these can be found at Ruyi. Your favorite dishes are paired with their ideal mates from the drink menu for an amazing price. Visit RuYi for more details.|
|9 p.m. — Set in the heart of the Casino, Michael Rossa Duo will be covering your favorite songs at Bar 360. If you are looking for a fun karaoke experience, you need to be at The Fire Pit’s side bar for Pam’s Fun Factor Karaoke to see what the buzz is about!|
|11 p.m. — Are you a true night owl? Then be sure you are in the bingo hall at 11 p.m. for the Weekend Night Owls session. The HotBall jackpot can pay out $1,100 if someone calls “bingo” in 20 numbers or less.|
Have as much fun in the sun as you would like during the day, because come Saturday night, Potawatomi Bingo Casino is the place to be in Milwaukee.
Dinner — Doors open at 4 p.m. at Wild Earth Cucina Italiana. Settle in, relax and feel the warmth and comfort of being surrounded by friends and family while dining at a casual Italian restaurant in Milwaukee. Wild Earth Cucina Italiana offers familiar flavors, like spaghetti and meatballs, but also taps in to Italian food that is a little different—maybe even slightly wild.
|7 & 9 p.m. — Grab some friends and come to The Northern Lights Theater to see Magician and Comdian Glen Gerard with Ben Hamiton. Inspired by the classic Tony Curtis movie "Houdini" the age of ten, Glen Gerard knew he would someday entertain audiences nationwide with his unique brand of humor and magic. Integrating comedy, slight of hand and outrageous audience participation, Glen is a truly funny comic-magician. This show will have the same $5 cover for the public, but Fire Keeper’s Club members get in for free. Join the Club today.|
|9 p.m. — Boasting a career of over 20 years, making fans of all who hear them, Mirage III at Bar 360 will take you on a sonic journey through R&B, make contemporary melodies of some of the greatest hits in history from the 1960s on. Pam’s Fun Factor Karaoke will be at The Fire Pit’s side bar for a second night. Start thinking of your favorite disco, rock, country, oldies or pop song with which you want to serenade the crowd.|
|11 p.m. — The most anticipated bingo session of the month, Glow Party Bingo is shaking things up. During the GLOW Party, lights are dimmed, music is pumped up, videos are playing and everyone is dancing. In fact, team members in the Bingo Hall get the party started by performing a choreographed dance! Must-go prizes of $500, $1,000, $2,000 and even $5,000 are won during this entertaining bingo session.|
After all that excitement of the past two nights, the weekend is only half over.
|9:30 a.m. — The Buffet at Potawatomi Bingo Casino has just what you need to keep your energy up. Stop by between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and enjoy their champagne Sunday brunch—it’s only $16 for Fire Keeper’s Club members ($18 for non-members). In addition to the standard multi-cultural food stations, there will be made-to-order omelets, hickory smoked ham, crisp bacon, sausage, smoked Norwegian salmon and peel and eat shrimp. Also, each guest will be served a complimentary glass of champagne to start the day off right. |
Please drink responsibly. Not a Fire Keeper’s Club member? Learn how to join the club.
|3 p.m. — If poker is your game, enter the Sunday Miracle Poker Tournament. With a $100 buy-in and $10 entry fee, you could be sitting at a table playing No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em. There is a special $10 Add-On worth $1,500 in chips that will help the Miracle on Canal Street program. The thrill of a tournament while also helping to improve the quality of life for children in southeastern Wisconsin.|
|8:30 p.m. — Bingo will be offering the Weekend Night Owl session. With only one more day left to the weekend, take a chance to win that special game jackpot! See what the total is up to by visiting the Jackpots page.|
It’s Labor Day—the final day of this weekend—and Potawatomi Bingo Casino still will be rolling out red carpet for you.
|Lunch & Dinner — Along with the daily bingo sessions, off-track betting races and nearly 3,000 slot machines, celebrate the end of summer with one last big cookout. The Buffet is serving everyone’s favorite dishes from their international stations from 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.|
|2 – 6 p.m. — And finish off the weekend with drink specials. Happy hour returns Monday afternoon from 2 – 6 p.m. Enjoy $2.50 domestic pints, $3 bottles, $4 imports or $4 rail drinks or $5 margaritas or long islands. These drink specials can be found at Bar 360, The Fire Pit, Solstice Lounge or on the casino floor. |
Please drink responsibly.
|8 p.m. — Help give the gift of a promising future during the Monday Miracle Poker Tournament. With a $100 buy-in and $10 entry fee, you could be sitting at a table playing No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em. There is a special $10 Add-On worth $1,500 in chips that will help the Miracle on Canal Street program.|
With all these events, dining specials and excitement offered in Wisconsin’s number one entertainment destination, what are you going to do this Labor Day weekend? We hope to see you here at Potawatomi Bingo Casino.