Good news, day-drinking-outside-at-Milwaukee’s-8,000-wonderful-beer-gardens fans: Humboldt Park Beer Garden, 3000 S. Howell Ave., and Estabrook Beer Garden, 4600 Estabrook Dr., have announced they will open for the season on Thursday, May 3. YES.

Here’s a message from Humboldt Park:

The date has been confirmed! The grand opening of the beer garden will be on Thursday, May 3 at 3 pm, with our ceremonial tapping taking place at 5 pm. More details on the day are soon to come!

We are still accepting applications for the beer garden, if you are a friendly hard working individual and would love a job here, please come to St. Francis Brewery and Restaurant and ask for a beer garden application today!

If you are interested in renting out our Artisan Beer Hall this summer or, have any questions regarding the beer garden please email us at!

We’re counting down the days until we can drink a refreshing craft beer in the warm summer sun… are you?


So there you go! Again: YES. [via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

UPDATE: The South Shore Terrace beer garden will open April 11.