Travel Wisconsin: Nightlife – WTMJ

Travel Wisconsin: Nightlife – WTMJ

One thing Wisconsin really delivers on
is after-hours entertainment. With breweries, Broadway shows, and just about
everything in between, Wisconsin’s nightlife offers a reason to bundle up and hit
the town.

Central Wisconsin Craft Collective

The Central Wisconsin Craft Collective
allows visitors to tour and taste their way through the Stevens Point area. This
self-guided tour showcases some of the area’s best craft beer, wine, and

  • Start your trip in Stevens Point with a tour of the historic
    Point Brewery, a local staple since 1857. For $5, their daily tour includes a
    tasting of their delicious beer, ciders and sodas.
  • Visit Central Waters Brewery in Amherst to learn about their
    sustainable brewing practices while sipping some great beer in their Taproom.
  • Head to Plover to check out the expansive Taproom at O’so
    Brewing Company before sipping a custom cocktail at Great Northern Distilling.
  • Stop in Rosholt for a visit to McZ’s Brew Pub and, in the
    warmer months, Kozy Yak Brewery and Winery.
  • For special Craft Collective deals on accommodations in the
    area, visit

Wisconsin Dinner Theaters

For many, dinner and a show are the epitome
of nightlife, especially this time of year when temperatures drop at night.
Combine the two and take in a Dinner Theater – perfect for cold weather

  • Memories Ballroom,
    located in Port Washington, dates back to the 1930’s Big Band era as a
    world-class dance hall. Today, you’ll be just as entertained through their
    incredible dinner theater entertainment, audience-interactive murder mysteries
    and their famous “Chicken Comedy” nights featuring nationally-renown stand-up
  • The casual elegance
    of the Rosewood, located in Delavan, can’t be emphasized enough. A signature
    amenity is their farm-to-table lunch, brunch or dinner paired with high-energy
    Cabaret performances. In addition to dinner theater, Rosewood is a great place
    to enjoy live music, showcasing musicians throughout the Midwest.
  • The Palace Theater
    in the Wisconsin Dells is a fun destination to enjoy not only dinner and a show,
    but also late-night tribute bands covering acts such as Chicago, ACDC, Tom
    Petty, and The Eagles.


A Night of

Whether you’re into dance clubs, DJ’s or live bands – there’s a
place for everyone to “cut the rug” in Wisconsin. Here are just a few:

  • In the mood for the Beer Barrel Polka? Head to
    the Essen Haus in Madison, WI or the Dorf Haus Supper Club in Roxbury. Pair the
    tradition of German dance with a home cooked German meal or giant pretzel and
    German beer.
  • Smaller venues turned nightclub on weekends
    can lead to some of the most fun dancing venues around.  In Hurley, Iron Horse Saloon and the Beer
    Barrel both feature live music and dancing on the weekends.
  • Wisconsin is also home to larger dance clubs,
    such as The Reef in Lake Delton, ReMixx in Appleton and Coconut Joe’s in La
  • For those interested in more traditional
    dancing, the Crystal Ballroom in Hilbert, WI, offers Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Cha
    Cha, Rumba, Samba, Tango, Hustle, and of course, classic ballroom dancing


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