Visit Milwaukee Has Some Spooktacular Ways to Spend Your Weekend

It's one of our favorite segments on the CBS 58 News at 4; when Kristen Settle from Visit Milwaukee let's us know about all the fun stuff there is to do in our region for the weekend.

Here are some suggestions, some with an artistic flare while others give you a chance to celebrate Halloween early!

Gallery Night & Day is  Oct. 21 and 22. It's presented by the Historic Third Ward Association. The two day premier art event in Milwaukee for both the experienced artist and beginning admirer.   Walk around the Third Ward this morning and enjoy the galleries and art on display. Meet with the artists and have your purchase personalized.

 The Milwaukee Art Museum has a new exhibit opening this weekend - Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s.  Hundreds of artifacts that allow visitors to explore German cinema in the wake of WWI . Exhibit runs through January.

The China Lights Festival continues at Boerner Botanical Gardens. The festival has been a huge success and is a must see for people of all ages. The festival features over 8,000 lights that help to light up 40 different displays that range anywhere from flowers to a 200-ft dragon. This weekend, acrobats will be performing.

If you're looking for something spooky to celebrate Halloween, Gothic Milwaukee’s historic downtown walking tour gives a glimpse at Milwaukee’s haunted history. The outdoor tour runs rain or shine and last for approximately 90 minutes.  

For something a little scarier, head over to the Rock Sports Complex for one of the best haunted houses in the city. The Hills Have Eyes attracts visitors from around the region. They have five different haunts – examples: Milwaukee’s Haunted Trailer Park, Scare Lift and Carnivore, a Carnival theme attraction.

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