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8 Kid-Friendly Beer Gardens Around Milwaukee (2021)

By definition, a biergarten is simply an open-air space where beer and food are served. But in reality, they are so much more than that.

Popular in Bavaria and Germany, beer gardens are a festive place for people to get together and delight in good food, beer, and the outdoors.

Many have popped up over the years around Milwaukee, and they are definitely family-friendly. Drink responsibly!


1. Top pick: Estabrook Beer Garden

Estabrook Park (4600 Estabrook Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53217)

(414) 226-2728

estabrookbeergarden.com

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Photo: Instagram, @leahelizabethogden

One of Milwaukee’s most well-know beer gardens is located in Estabrook Park in Milwaukee. It’s situated along the river and is close to a large playground and skate park. There are walking path along the river, as well.


2. Hubbard Park Beer Garden

3565 N. Morris Blvd., Shorewood, WI 53211

(414) 332-4207

hubbardparkbeergarden.com

Hubbard Park Beer Garden is nestled away from busy streets, and accessible by bike via the Oak Leaf Trail.


3. The Vine Humboldt

3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207

(414) 418-2864

Website

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Photo: Instagram, @margobaker

The Vine Humboldt is a new wine and beer garden in Humboldt Park, in the heart of Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood. Enjoy wine, craft beer, and Peruvian empanadas inside the historic farmhouse location, or outside in our spacious open-air areas. It’s located steps away from the Humboldt Park playground and lagoon.

4. The Landing

Hoyt Park (1800 N. Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226)

(414) 302-9160

friendsofhoytpark.org

You’ll find a beer garden with a full menu, food trucks, live music, a historic grand hall, and more.


5. Third Space Brewing Beer Garden

1505 W. St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee WI 53233

(414) 909-2337

thirdspacebrewing.com

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Photo: Instagram, @thirdspacebrewing

This urban beer garden is owned by two men with young kids of their own, so you can bet that your children’s shenanigans won’t scare them. Award-winning beer!


6. Sprecher Brewing Outdoor Oasis

Richard E. Maslowski Community Park

2200 W. Bender Rd., Glendale, WI 53209

glendale-wi.org

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Sprecher Outdoor Oasis in Maslowski Park in Glendale, WI

One of the newest beer gardens in the Milwaukee area, the oasis is steps away from a brand new playground, amphitheater, and new air-conditioned restroom facilities.


7. Sprecher Traveling Beer Garden

county.milwaukee.gov

This vintage truck travels from park to park throughout the city for 1-2 weeks at time. Check the schedule on the Milwaukee County Parks website!

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Sprecher Traveling Beer Garden

8. South Shore Terrace

2900 S Shore Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53207

southshoreterrace.com

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Photo: Instagram, @milwaukee_pubs_n_grub

South Shore Terrace is an open-air gastropub located in the 1930’s bathhouse with lake view gardens, a family menu & live music nights (live music is not happening in 2021). It’s close to the playground in South Shore Park.

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