The South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center (SMPAC) presents an annual Performing Arts Series, featuring award-winning, local, regional and internationally-touring artist in music, dance, comedy, theater and more. Artists including the Vienna Boys Choir, the Dallas Brass, Lindsay Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac), Jon Anderson (Yes), Cirque Alfonse of Quebec, pianist George Winston, the Milwaukee Ballet II, jazz artists Robert Glasper, Jason Moran, Davell Crawford and many more artists have graced the stage at SMPAC. Visit www.SouthMilwaukeePAC.org for details.
Summer concerts at the SM Downtown Market have become a summer tradition on Thursday nights. Local musicians and bands enhance the festive
environment and bring people together for great produce,handcrafted goods, socializing and simply enjoying time outdoors. Visit www.SMmarket.org for details.
Live Music, Open Mics, Outdoor Movies, and More
Select restaurants and bars feature live entertainment throughout the year. In summer, Guardian Credit Union hosts a variety of outdoor movies, further adding to the enjoyment of spending time in South Milwaukee. With a large variety of events year round, ranging from a mini golf pub crawls,food truck festivals or our week long Heritage days celebration, consisting of Evening on the Avenue Street festival, Lionsfest, a Classic Car Cruise, Heritage Days Parade and much more! There is always something exciting on the calendar year round. For when and where you can find these events,check out the South Milwaukee Community Calendar or SMeVents Facebook Page.
Sports and Athletics
Rocket Football and School Athletics
Community and school spirit come alive during high school Rocket football home games, where together the packed crowd sings “ROCKETS RED GLARE” extra loudly during the pregame national anthem. For the rest of the game, students, young children, adults and senior citizens unite as one to cheer on their home team. The community has bonded together like this for over a century, and every game enjoys a magical, nostalgic aura for a perfect, family-friendly night out. Come join the fun! Mark your calendars for Rocket home games and find out more at www.southmilwaukeefootball.org
High school camaraderie spills over to other sports such as basketball, soccer, baseball and track and field. Experience all our high school athletic events to feel the absolute joy of civic pride. Find out more info thru the South Milwaukee High School Athletic Department
—– SSSSS South Milwaukee Little League
South Milwaukee sports and athletics don’t just start at the high school level, but rather the young at heart. Nothing fills a beautiful summers afternoon like spending time at our wonderful SM Little League park, watching an exciting game of baseball, eating concessions, and socializing with others within our community. The sense of family and city heritage fill the air with friendly competitive teamwork, great childhood memories, and of course, food. It is these experiences that help teach our next generation what it takes to succeed.