Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina

Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina Announces Opening Day

Ready for a summer of lakeside brews and live music? Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina, from Milwaukee’s The Bartolotta Restaurants, has announced its seasonal grand opening and keg-tapping on Thursday, May 23, from 5 to 8 p.m.

The popular lakeside spot at Milwaukee County Park’s only public lakefront marina welcomes its third season with an all-new lineup of local brews, games, snacks, and live music ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Guests can dig into the ever-popular Milwaukee Pretzel Company Bavarian Beast pretzel, as well as a variety of boozy slushies, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Guests will also see the return of lawn games like giant-sized versions of Tic Tac Toe, Jenga, Yahtzee and cornhole.

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“We are thrilled to welcome back Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina as a lakeside gathering place for families and friends to soak in the stunning views of Lake Michigan,” says The Bartolotta Restaurants owner and co-founder, Chef Paul Bartolotta, in a press release. “We’re especially proud of our partnership with Milwaukee County Parks, as well as with local breweries and merchants, as they not only enhance our menu with diverse local flavors, but also reinforce our commitment to the businesses that define our community.”

The Bartolotta Restaurants, including Roundhouse Beer Garden, has partnered with Central Waters Brewery alongside eight additional beers from local breweries. Plus, the lakeside venue will give away the first 100 beers of the season to guests at the May 23 opening party, which will include live music from The Deep Blue Crew.

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Beginning June 3, the venue will host live music on Mondays and Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. This season also welcomes the reopening of McKinley Beach, easily accessible from Roundhouse Beer Garden. Super convenient for boaters and beach-goers, the venue will offer online ordering for the first time via its website.

Roundhouse Beer Garden at McKinley Marina is open daily, including holidays, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit

1750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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