Saturday, February 28, 2015 ~ 7:00pm to 11:00pm
At the Zoofari Conference Center, located east of the Milwaukee County Zoo
9715 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee
Due to Zoo Interchange construction, the Bluemound Road bridge is closed.
Click here for updated directions to the Zoo
Tickets: $45.00 each – PURCHASE HERE
Join over 250 guests at UEDA’s annual fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee for a wonderful night of “Carnivale” fun! Each year, this event features people in costumes & cultural attire, a Food Tasting with over 25 local restaurants & caterers and and live music by De La Buena as The Aluar Pearls and other carnival entertainment. Check out pictures from last year’s event here – it’s an event not to be missed! Additional event information can be found here.
Carnival Milwaukee is a “party with a purpose” – it’s an opportunity to celebrate our cultural diversity with an evening of fun & entertainment, while supporting local businesses and raising funds to support UEDA’s programs & operations, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. These businesses are all locally-owned and operated, and contribute to the economic vitality of our community. We encourage you to patronize and support them! You’ll find a list of past Carnival Milwaukee Food Tasting participants on our About Carnival Milwaukee page.
2015 FOOD TASTING PARTICIPANTS: (as of 2/25/15)
Afro Fusion Cuisine, Amaranth Bakery & Cafe and Tabal Chocolate, Avia Cakes, The Big Eazy, Bosley on Brady, Cakes By Linda Kay, Casablanca, Cempazuchi, China Gourmet, Colectivo Coffee, Hazel Lee Cheesecake, HeartLove Place, Immy’s African Cuisine, Jake’s Deli, KASANA, Larry’s Hoagies & Bar-B-Que Station, Lisa Kaye Catering, Mr. Perkins Family Restaurant, Pepper Pot Catering, Speed Queen BBQ, Suzy’s Cream Cheesecakes & Distinctive Desserts, Terri Lynn’s Express, Thai Lotus, Tres Hermanos Restaurant, Troop Cafe, Zarletti Restaurant
2015 EVENT SPONSORS: (as of 2/23/15)
Associated Bank, ATID Properties, Chase, CW18 & My24, Educators Credit Union, EWH Small Business Accounting, Generation Growth Capital, Goyke & Associates, Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS, Guaranty Bank, Johnson Controls, Kabiaru Advanced Technology Services, Kelben Foundation, LISC Milwaukee, ManpowerGroup, Mueller Communications, Outpost Natural Foods, PNC Bank, PyraMax Bank, Stephen & Jane Chernof, Team Management, U.S. Bank, We Energies, Wisconsin Urban & Rural Transit Association (WURTA)
Thank you to our community partner, Radio Milwaukee, for donating promotional support for Carnival Milwaukee!
2015 RAFFLE DONORS: (as of 2/25/15)
Joaquin Altoro, The Bartolotta Restaurants, The Brass Rooster/The Hen House, Buckley’s Restaurant & Bar, Cinderella’s Threads, ComedySportz Milwaukee, Garfield 502 Club, David Glenn, Harley’s Store for Men, Harley-Davidson Motor Co., Magpie Jewelry, Maxie’s Southern Comfort/Blue’s Egg/Story Hill BKC, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Natural Touch Massage, Nikki Payne, Pabst Theater Group, Skylight Music Theatre, Sophisticated Man Boutique, Speed Queen BBQ, St. Paul Fish Company, Transfer Pizzeria, Urban Milwaukee, Ye Olde Manor House B&B and Zarletti Restaurant
Check out the 2014 Carnival Milwaukee Recognition Flier, which lists all our Food Tasting Participants, Sponsors, Raffle Donors and more.
- Joaquin Altoro, Town Bank
- Marlene Castillo, UEDA Board Member, BMO Harris Bank
- Genyne Edwards, P3 Development Group
- LaMarr Franklin, Garfield 502 Club
- Gary Goyke, UEDA Board Member, Goyke & Associates
- Cheryl Harvey
- Elizabeth Hummitzsch, UEDA Board Member, Mueller Communications
- Andreku Ishaq, African Beat TV
- Mutope Johnson, UEDA Board Member, DigiGrated LLC
- Alfredo Luna, MATC
- Nikki Payne, SEWRPC
- Marjorie Rucker, The Business Council
- Dominique Samari, UEDA Board Member, P3 Development Group
This fundraiser supports UEDA, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, in its collaborative work in areas such as foreclosure mitigation, public transportation and jobs, sustainable homeownership and the regional food economy. This work includes initiatives such as Take Root Milwaukee, the Food Enterprise Development Network and Coalition for Advancing Transit. About UEDA