2024 Republican National Convention
July 15-18, 2024

Wauwatosa is excited to partner with Milwaukee and surrounding communities to welcome visitors from all over the country during the 2024 Republican National Convention. Our community is conveniently located in Milwaukee’s backyard and a quick car or bus ride to all RNC related activities.

During your downtime we invite you to explore all our five unique districts have to offer. From award-winning restaurants and stunning parks to shopping and outdoor beer gardens, we are certain you will find something for everyone.

Morning Bites

If you’re heading out early in the morning and need to grab a quick cup of coffee and a bite to eat, check out our vast selection of coffee and donut shops on your way downtown.

Dining, Wine & Breweries

Pull up a chair at one of our many places to dine, drink and more. Whether you’re looking for a traditional Wisconsin brewpub or a nationally recognized restaurant – you will find it in Wauwatosa.

Family Friendly Activities

Wauwatosa is a welcoming city for families to explore. We are home to the largest zoo in the state as well as charming little places like the Little Village Play café, Ruckus & Glee as well as parks and playgrounds galore.


There is no shortage of shopping options in Wauwatosa, where you can find boutique and specialty shops throughout the area. The Village of Wauwatosa offers dozens of locally owned specialty shops that are sure to delight. Stop in and say hello to some of the friendliest folks you’ll meet during your stay – we’re sure you’ll find something you just can’t live without.

If you have your eyes set on big-name stores – you can find two large shopping centers on the west side of town. Both conveniently located near many of the hotels and right off the freeway. Mayfair Mall and the Mayfair Collection offer a wide variety of stores to help you find whatever you need. The malls include stores like Nordstrom, Macy’s, The Container Store, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Home Goods, Barnes & Noble and more!

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