Party with a purpose at Carnival Milwaukee

Carnival Milwaukee event to celebrate the culture and diversity of Milwaukee while promoting local businesses and organizations

On Saturday, February 22, the Urban Economic Development Association of Wisconsin (UEDA) will celebrate Milwaukee’s culture and diversity with a night full of music, dancing, dining and carnival entertainment at its annual fundraiser, Carnival Milwaukee.

The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Zoofari Conference Center located at 9715 W. Bluemound Road in Milwaukee.

Every year, Carnival Milwaukee welcomes more than 250 participants.

Attendees will have the opportunity to taste an array of food from more than 24 local Milwaukee restaurants and caterers, enjoy live music by De La Buena and participate in raffles and other activities.

A list of participating food vendors can be found at

All guests are encouraged to dress up in Carnival costumes or cultural attire.

Tickets are $40 and may be purchased online at, at the door, or by calling (414) 562- 9904.

The funds generated by this event will further UEDA’s work assisting organizations in building their capacity to better serve their communities in a variety of areas of community and economic development.

In addition, support will ensure that UEDA can continue to use its expertise in coordinating, facilitating and forging collaborations in areas such as foreclosure, public transportation and jobs, sustainable homeownership and regional food initiatives.