Events

The Honolulu Millionaires event photo

The Honolulu Millionaires

Thursday July 18th

Join us for a fun evening with the Honolulu Millionaires! Enjoy their ultimate summer tiki sounds on our patio (weather permitting) and experience the excitement of some wild animatronic parrots. Intrigued? You’ll have to see it to believe it—don’t miss out!

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience event photo

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience

Friday July 19th

Bring Out Your Best Home Mixologist With GLD!

When you have friends and family over for the evening, do you enjoy being the bartender? Have you ever wondered about the history of the classic cocktails you mix? With Shaken & Stirred @ Great Lakes Distillery, discover more about these classic cocktails and how they have traversed time and space. However, you won’t just be tasting these classic drinks, you will be mixing three of them yourself. This new cocktail experience will give you, the home mixologist, the skills and knowledge to elevate your home bartending game. Along with imbibing on five reasonably-sized cocktails from different eras, you will also be going home with your very own Great Lakes Distillery logo’d shaken cocktail kit from Bull in China, one of the nation’s premiere bar tool manufacturers.

We offer two types of experiences. You may purchase an experience with a cocktail kit, or you may purchase an experience for two and share a cocktail kit.

This experience is an intimate evening, and is limited to 16 people. Sign up early to ensure your spot.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Go to this link to register.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Final Girl Popup at GLD event photo

The Final Girl Popup at GLD

Saturday July 20th

Join us at the Basement Bar on Saturday, July 20, from 6 PM to close for a spine-tingling pop-up event! Meet the owner of Kenosha's upcoming horror-movie themed dive bar, The Final Girl, enjoy a teaser of the drink menu, and immerse yourself in the eerie ambiance with screenings of classic horror films throughout the evening. Don't miss out on this thrilling night of chills and cocktails!

06:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Patio Music Series event photo

Patio Music Series

Sunday July 21st

Every Sunday

Join us for our Patio Music Series, happening every Sunday from 3-6 pm on the beautiful and spacious GLD patio! Bring your furry friends along, as our patio is dog-friendly. Sip on locally made cocktails while enjoying live music from talented local artists. It's the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the best of what Milwaukee has to offer!

LINEUP:

6/9: Bernie Bernhoft

6/16: Jack Tell

6/23: Dianna Jones

6/30: Steve Cohen

7/7: Paul & Andy

7/14: Chris Head & The Honchos

7/21: Dianna Jones

7/28: Jude & The Dude

8/4: Brett Gaertner

8/11: Madame Furie

8/18: Stewed Tomatoes Trio

8/25: Dianna Jones

9/1: Sam Rodewald

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Mullet Bingo ft. Adam Furie event photo

Mullet Bingo ft. Adam Furie

Tuesday July 23rd

**NORMALLY EVERY THIRD TUESDAY, THIS EVENT WAS MOVED DUE TO THE RNC IN MKE**

Mullet Bingo is free to play and there's great prizes to win. Plus, wear a mullet, get a free Kentucky Waterfall shot (wigs count but fresh haircuts preferred!) We play 10 games starting at 6pm -- daubers included! Don't miss out on this hilarious night of great cocktails, sh**ty beers and your mullet-rockin' host, Adam Furie.

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Bloodies & Yoga event photo

Bloodies & Yoga

Sunday August 4th

Monthly on every first Sunday

Experience a rejuvenating Sunday morning with a guided Yoga flow led by seasoned instructors from MKE Yoga Social. Enjoy your Yoga practice followed by a Bloody Mary in our Tasting Room. Not drinking, no worries! Non-alcoholic options are available upon request. This event is perfect for both yoga enthusiasts and those looking for a fun and relaxing way to spend their Sunday morning. Bring your yoga mat, positive energy, and a friend to share this tasty experience.

Register here: https://www.mkeyogasocial.com/yoga-schedule.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Acoustic Open Mic Night event photo

Acoustic Open Mic Night

Tuesday August 6th

Monthly on every first Tuesday

Open Mic night is the first Tuesday of every month at Great Lakes Distillery with your hosts Jude & The Dude Acoustic Duo. Performers get their first drink on us!

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience event photo

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience

Friday August 9th

Bring Out Your Best Home Mixologist With GLD!

When you have friends and family over for the evening, do you enjoy being the bartender? Have you ever wondered about the history of the classic cocktails you mix? With Shaken & Stirred @ Great Lakes Distillery, discover more about these classic cocktails and how they have traversed time and space. However, you won’t just be tasting these classic drinks, you will be mixing three of them yourself. This new cocktail experience will give you, the home mixologist, the skills and knowledge to elevate your home bartending game. Along with imbibing on five reasonably-sized cocktails from different eras, you will also be going home with your very own Great Lakes Distillery logo’d shaken cocktail kit from Bull in China, one of the nation’s premiere bar tool manufacturers.

We offer two types of experiences. You may purchase an experience with a cocktail kit, or you may purchase an experience for two and share a cocktail kit.

This experience is an intimate evening, and is limited to 16 people. Sign up early to ensure your spot.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Go to this link to register.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summer in The Good Land event photo

Summer in The Good Land

Friday August 16th

Join us in celebrating the “Good Land” that is Milwaukee with our summer block party! This will be an evening of live music, great food, and a mini-Milwaukee market. Craft cocktails will highlight our Good Land liqueurs with a local twist.

06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Bloodies & Yoga event photo

Bloodies & Yoga

Sunday August 18th

Monthly on every third Sunday

Experience a rejuvenating Sunday morning with a guided Yoga flow led by seasoned instructors from MKE Yoga Social. Enjoy your Yoga practice followed by a Bloody Mary in our Tasting Room. Not drinking, no worries! Non-alcoholic options are available upon request. This event is perfect for both yoga enthusiasts and those looking for a fun and relaxing way to spend their Sunday morning. Bring your yoga mat, positive energy, and a friend to share this tasty experience.

Register here: https://www.mkeyogasocial.com/yoga-schedule.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mullet Bingo event photo

Mullet Bingo

Tuesday August 20th

Monthly on every third Tuesday

Mullet Bingo is free to play and there's great prizes to win. Plus, wear a mullet, get a free Kentucky Waterfall shot (wigs count but fresh haircuts preferred!) We play 10 games starting at 6pm -- daubers included! Don't miss out on this hilarious night of great cocktails, sh**ty beers and your mullet-rockin' host, Adam Furie.

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience event photo

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience

Friday August 23rd

Bring Out Your Best Home Mixologist With GLD!

When you have friends and family over for the evening, do you enjoy being the bartender? Have you ever wondered about the history of the classic cocktails you mix? With Shaken & Stirred @ Great Lakes Distillery, discover more about these classic cocktails and how they have traversed time and space. However, you won’t just be tasting these classic drinks, you will be mixing three of them yourself. This new cocktail experience will give you, the home mixologist, the skills and knowledge to elevate your home bartending game. Along with imbibing on five reasonably-sized cocktails from different eras, you will also be going home with your very own Great Lakes Distillery logo’d shaken cocktail kit from Bull in China, one of the nation’s premiere bar tool manufacturers.

We offer two types of experiences. You may purchase an experience with a cocktail kit, or you may purchase an experience for two and share a cocktail kit.

This experience is an intimate evening, and is limited to 16 people. Sign up early to ensure your spot.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Go to this link to register.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience event photo

Shaken & Stirred: A Great Lakes Distillery Experience

Friday September 6th

Bring Out Your Best Home Mixologist With GLD!

When you have friends and family over for the evening, do you enjoy being the bartender? Have you ever wondered about the history of the classic cocktails you mix? With Shaken & Stirred @ Great Lakes Distillery, discover more about these classic cocktails and how they have traversed time and space. However, you won’t just be tasting these classic drinks, you will be mixing three of them yourself. This new cocktail experience will give you, the home mixologist, the skills and knowledge to elevate your home bartending game. Along with imbibing on five reasonably-sized cocktails from different eras, you will also be going home with your very own Great Lakes Distillery logo’d shaken cocktail kit from Bull in China, one of the nation’s premiere bar tool manufacturers.

We offer two types of experiences. You may purchase an experience with a cocktail kit, or you may purchase an experience for two and share a cocktail kit.

This experience is an intimate evening, and is limited to 16 people. Sign up early to ensure your spot.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Go to this link to register.

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM