Carnival Milwaukee 2016 was a success!
Thank you to all of our Members, partners and community supporters that joined us for our annual fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee on Saturday, February 27! We are honored to host an event that celebrates Milwaukee’s culture and diversity while supporting locally-owned food businesses and talented area performers.
A list of this year’s participants and event sponsors can be found at on the 2016 Carnival Milwaukee Recognition Flyer. If you missed the evening’s festivities – or want to relive the fun – take a look at pictures from this year’s fun read a recap from the Milwaukee Independent.
Special thank you to our 2016 cultural partners: De La Buena, Salsabrosa Dance Company, Arcadia Productions, Patrica Kline and Today & Forever Video Production.
And…Save the Date for Carnival Milwaukee 2017: Saturday, February 25!
This event helps raise funds for UEDA’s collaborative work in areas such as sustainable homeownership, public transportation & jobs, foreclosure mitigation, small business & entrepreneur support and the regional food economy.
Join UEDA on Saturday, February 27
for Carnival Milwaukee!
Be one of 300 people to join UEDA this year in celebrating Milwaukee’s culture and diversity through food, fun and Carnival festivities! This year’s fundraiser will feature live music by De La Buena, a dance performance and lesson by Salsabrosa Dance Company, larger than life puppets created by Arcadia Productions, games, raffle prizes a festive photo station — and of course, our infamous Carnival Milwaukee Food Tasting, featuring dishes from more than 22 local restaurants, caterers and producers.
DETAILS: Saturday, February 27, 2016
7:00-11:00pm at the Zoofari Conference Center
Located at 9715 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee (MAP)
Tickets: $50 per person
(includes food, live entertainment & parking)
Online ticket sales are now closed but
WALK-INS ARE WELCOME!
If you’ve been before, you KNOW it’s one of the most fun fundraiser events in town!
If you’ve never been before, see what you’ve missed here and JOIN US!
This event raises funds for UEDA and supports local businesses and organizations that contribute to the economic and cultural vitality of Milwaukee. Check out pictures from our 2015 event here – and you’ll see it is an evening not to be missed!
What is Carnival Milwaukee?
Milwaukee is known as the City of Festivals, holding individual ethnic and
cultural festivals each year. Carnival Milwaukee is an annual event that
celebrates ALL of our ethnic and cultural heritages. Attendees will be
dressed in costumes and cultural attire and enjoy music, flavorful exotic
dishes and live entertainment from around the world.
Party with a Purpose at Carnival Milwaukee!
Enjoy this 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.
Participating businesses are locally-owned and operated, contributing to the economic vitality of our community. We encourage you to patronize and support them! Find a list of past Carnival Milwaukee Food Tasting participants on our About Carnival Milwaukee page.
2016 FOOD TASTING Participants
The Food Tasting includes local restaurants and caterers showcasing their specialties for your sampling pleasure – taking you from Jamaica to Germany, the Gulf Coast to the Caribbean, France to the American South, Italy to the Middle East and Latin America to Asia.
Food Tasting Participants Include:
Antigua Latin Restaurant Baked Custom Desserts The Big Eazy
Cakes by Linda Kay Casa Noble Cempazuchi China Gourmet
Colectivo Coffee Fusion & Spice Catering Garfields 502
Green Hearts LLC HeartLove Place Irie Zulu
Larry’s Hoagies & Bar-B-Que Station Lisa Kaye Catering
Martha’s Pimento Cheese Pepper Pot Catering Speed Queen BBQ
Taste and More by Renee Terri Lynn’s Express Thai Lotus
Xankia Zarletti Restaurant
Check back often for an updated list.
2016 Event SPONSORS & MEDIA Partners
Goyke & Associates
Educators Credit Union Great Midwest Bank Kelben Foundation
Sales Consultants of Brookfield Stephen & Jane Chernof
2016 RAFFLE Prizes Donated by:
Black Shoe Hospitality (Maxie’s/Blue’s Egg/Story Hill BKC) Buckley’s Restaurant & Bar
Christina Klose City of Milwaukee DCD ComedySportz Milwaukee Dave Glenn
Elegant Vegan Garfield 502 Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Jaimer’s Floral Lakefront Brewery Lamplight Farms, Inc. Loews Hotel
Marcus Hotels & Resorts Milwaukee Art Museum Milwaukee Brewers
Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee Film Milwaukee Repertory Theater
MODA3 Nail Bar Milwaukee Natural Touch Massage Pabst Theater Group
Patricia Klein Resting Place Massage Therapy Shaker’s Cigar Bar
Sophisticated Man Boutique Speed Queen BBQ St. Paul Fish Company
The Bartolotta Restaurants The Brass Rooster & The Hen House
The Juice Kitchen Transfer Pizzeria UrbanMilwaukee
Check out the 2015 Carnival Milwaukee Recognition Flier, which lists all
Food Tasting Participants, Sponsors, Raffle Donors and more.
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