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Carnival Milwaukee

Save the Date for the 10th Annual Carnival Milwaukee! It will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 1451 Renaissance Place in Milwaukee. View the announcement here and stay tuned for more details around the new year. 

THANK YOU to all who joined us for UEDA’s 2017 fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee, on Saturday, February 25. Just over 270 people supported UEDA and celebrated Milwaukee’s culture and diversity by enjoying ethnic cuisine from 24 local vendors, live music by De La Buena, dance performances and lessons from Salsabrosa Dance Company, a fun photo booth and other unique festivities.

View pictures from the event here!

In February, Carnival is celebrated around the world — from Brazil to Belgium and Jamaica to New Orleans. Each year UEDA observes this tradition and celebrates Milwaukee’s culture and diversity.

Click below to play video — see what Carnival is all about!


2017 Food Tasting Participants

Abundt & Beyond!     Baked Custom Desserts     Bamboo Restaurant

Cakes by Linda Kay     Casablanca     China Gourmet     Colectivo Coffee

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls     HC Sweets Mke     Immy’s African Cuisine

Irie Zulu     Lisa Kaye Catering     Ono Kine Grindz     Pepper Pot Catering

Screaming Tuna     Speed Queen BBQ     Taste & More by Renee

Terri Lynn’s Express    Thai Lotus     The Big Eazy     Troop Café

Tres Hermanos Restaurant   Tu Casa     Xankia     Zarletti Restaurant

2017 Raffle Donors

Black Shoe Hospitality     Buckley’s     Dave Glenn     ComedySportz

Glorious Malone’s Fine Sausage     Jaimer’s Floral     Abundt & Beyond!

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts     Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Milwaukee Admirals     Milwaukee Brewers     Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Chamber Theater     MODA3     Nail Bar Milwaukee

Natural Touch Massage Therapy     Office Copying Equipment Ltd.

Outpost Natural Foods     Pabst Theater Group     Patricia Kline

Resting Place Massage Therapy     Speed Queen BBQ

St. Paul’s Fish Company     The Bartolotta Restaurants     The Hen House

Iron Horse Hotel     Transfer Pizzeria

Ye Olde Manor House Bed & Breakfast     Zarletti

2017 Sponsors

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ATID Properties           MRI Network – Sales Consultants of Brookfield

Stephen & Jane Chernof

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.

headmaskParty 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-dancelineowned 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.

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