Street Parking 

Parking Saturday Metered street parking is often FREE east of I-94 downtown, please read parking signs and observe time restrictions.
Sunday Street parking in all metered and non-metered parking spaces is FREE, unless otherwise noted.

Free Parking Structures and Lots

MSOE State Street Lot A from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on Sept. 23 and 24.
Northwestern Mutual 611 E Wisconsin Ave. from 10:00 am to 5 pm on Sept. 23 and 24.
US Bank 716 E Clybourn from 10 am to 4 pm on Sept. 23 and Sept 24.

Ride the Milwaukee County Transit System

A one day pass is just $4, visit

Street Closures

Note the following street closures on Sunday, September 24 for the Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure:
Closed 8:15 am to 10:15 am: All I-794 off ramps and exit 1E off I-794 to South Jackson St Ramp
Closed 7:45 am to 10:15 am: Lincoln Memorial Drive and some local roads downtown. Please see map below for the route.

Alternatives to Driving

Families across Milwaukee County can leave their cars, minivans and SUVs at home on Saturday, September 23rd and hop on the bus for the annual MCTS Take Your Kid on the Bus Day!  All children 12 and under ride for free on all MCTS routes that day. The special event also includes free stickers for all young riders, and deals and discounts for children and adults!

Free 30 minute rides 

Use code 92317 for unlimited, free 30 minute rides during the Doors Open weekend! Rides lasting longer than 30 minutes will be charged $3/30 minute block.

Pay as You Go Pass 

Courtesy of Bublr Bikes during the DO MKE event get the Pay as You Go Pass for a PENNY with CODE: DOMKE2017. Redeem code and check out bikes joining Bublr Bikes in the free Bcycle app (available also in Google Play). This offer is a one time reduced membership fee only! The Pay as You Go Pass charges members $2 for trips lasting up to 30-minutes at a time. Remember to plan ahead! If you’re riding over 30 minutes non-stop some usage fees apply. To find out more information about the Pay as You Go pass contact Bublr Bikes at 414-931-1121

Use code OPENDOORMKE to receive $5 off a Lyft ride. These code is for new Lyft riders. Redeem code at or enter it in the ‘promos’ section of the app.