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 [email protected]!

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.