MKE Books & Beers, presented by Deer District BID 53, to take place in The Beer Garden on Tuesday, Aug. 27

MILWAUKEE (June 27, 2024) – MKE Books & Beers, presented by Deer District BID 53, will take place in The Beer Garden on Aug. 27 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. The outdoor book fair will foster a vibrant atmosphere that celebrates Milwaukee’s literary community.

MKE Books & Beers will feature stands from local bookstores and small businesses for attendees to purchase books and accessories. The fair is free to attend with food and beverages available for purchase in The Beer Garden or other Deer District restaurants.

Created by Marianna Maisonet and Destiny Van Hoesen, owner of Blush Weddings & Events, MKE Books & Beers combines the nostalgia of childhood book fairs with a modern event experience to connect book lovers in Milwaukee with local small businesses.

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About Deer District
Deer District is Milwaukee’s newest neighborhood and is redefining the city’s downtown. Anchored by the world-class Fiserv Forum, a preeminent sports and entertainment venue and home to the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks, the 30-acre Deer District is Milwaukee’s premier location for people to live, work and play, and is a hub for the city’s vibrant future. A year-round destination, Deer District features a myriad of dining and entertainment options in addition to Fiserv Forum including The MECCA Sports Bar & Grill, The Cluckery, The Beer Garden, Good City Brewing, Drink Wisconsinbly Pub, Fat Tuesday, The New Fashioned and Insomnia Cookies. Deer District also features a large plaza which serves as an ideal setting to enjoy live music, festivals, outdoor movies, fitness classes and other events. Additionally, Deer District includes GATHER at Deer District, the Bucks’ state-of-the-art training center, the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center, the 550 Ultra Lofts apartment building and The Trade Milwaukee, a 200-plus room Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, which are located directly across from Fiserv Forum. Future developments for Deer District include a FPC Live operated music venue, a five-story mixed-use development in partnership with J. Jeffers Co. and the City of Milwaukee, and further commercial, office space and real estate. For more information on Deer District, visit

About Blush Weddings & Events
Blush Weddings & Events started after Destiny Van Hoesen got married. Life’s most special events are made of the little details, and the little details are her cup of tea. She’s spent the past three years making sure her clients can be as relaxed as possible leading up to their wedding day and completely in the moment every second of their special day. Blush Weddings & Events also creates and hosts community events in the Milwaukee area.

Cassie Ziegelbauer
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