Explore Milwaukee during the National Square Dance Convention

Explore Milwaukee!

Tour reservations are now open for tours being offered during the National Square Dance Convention being hosted in Milwaukee, WI in June 2024! 

Full descriptions are noted below, but please register and pay online HERE or mail registration form with check payment to: 
Wayne & Lucy Mattson
2405 Royal Court
Waukesha, WI 53188-2725

Please book ahead so that we can make sure we have a spot for you. Beginning June 3, 2024 the 73rd NSDC will have to cancel any tour that does not meet the minimum number of people. If we cancel your tour, we will give you a call to rebook or offer you a full refund. If you book a tour and have to cancel, a $10 per person fee will be charged unless we can rebook your tour. After June 3, 2024, no refunds will be offered.

Have Questions?

Email penny.liverseed@73nsdc.com

Ethnic Bakeries of Milwaukee Bus Tour

Travel around the world and back while never leaving Milwaukee on this bus tour! An excellent opportunity to sample (and if desired, purchase additional) signature cookies, candies and pastries from 4 – 5 of our favorite bakeries in Milwaukee. The tour also includes ham sandwiches for a light lunch. This is a four hour bus tour.

Cost: $75

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 9:00 am 
Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 9:00 am 
Thursday June 27, 2024 at 9:00 am 
Friday June 28, 2024 at 9:00 am 

Harley Davidson Museum & Miller Brewery Tour

Enjoy walking through the Harley Davidson Museum exhibits with our specially-trained Museum Tour Guides sharing stories about the history of the Harley-Davidson® Motor Company and select motorcycles and artifacts in the collection. Lunch is provided at the Motor Bar and Restaurant in the museum. Along the way, we will narrate a strong city tour focused on Milwaukee’s manufacturing history and stop at a brewery for a tour and tasting. This is a four hour bus tour.

Cost: $109

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 10:00 am
Friday June 28, 2024 at 10:00 am 

Churches & Chocolates Tour

Tour three of Milwaukee’s most iconic churches including the Basilica of Saint Josaphat and St. Joan of Arc Chapel on Marquette University campus. Along the way, you will also get a strong city tour focused on Milwaukee being the “City of Steeples”. A box lunch is included along with a chocolate shop stop for treats and shopping. This is a four hour bus tour.

Cost: $90

Offered: 
Thursday June 27, 2024 at 10:00 am 

Burgers & Custard Tour

A family friendly tour dedicated solely to highlighting Milwaukee as the proclaimed, Custard Capital of the World. On this narrated tour, you will learn custard trivia while enjoying a burger and fries. We’ll schlemiel and schlimazel our way to see our favorite Milwaukeean statue (Arthur Fonzerelli) and delve into the reason you are on the tour by enjoying custard at two historic custard stands. This is a four hour bus tour.

Cost: $70

Offered: 
Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 11:00 am 
Saturday June 29, 2024 at 11:00 am 

Let's Start Crafting - Cedarburg Day Trip

Join us for a visit to the Wisconsin Quilting and Fiber Arts Museum where you will participate in a hands-on crafting activity and have an included lunch at the museum. Afterwards, you will enjoy open shopping time with sweet treats arranged at three of the Washington Avenue eateries and a tour of Cedar Creek Winery. This is a six hour bus tour.

Cost: $115

Offered:  
Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 9:00 am 

Beer Barons of Milwaukee

This outing begins with a tour of the Forest Home Cemetery and its Halls of History. Additionally take an extensive tour of the historic Pabst Mansion, and end with a tour of the historic Pabst Brewery. This is a four hour bus tour.

Cost: $80

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 1:00 pm 
Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 1:00 pm 

A Day in Lake Geneva (Full Day Trip)

Start the day with a two hour, narrated boat tour of the famous Lake Geneva. This tour will take an in-depth look at some of the area’s most unique properties. Enjoy an Italian lunch at Geneva’s Oakfire Pizza and spend the afternoon perusing area shops and enjoying the lakefront. This is an all day experience.

Cost: $150

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 8:30 am 

Historic Racine & Kenosha (Full Day Trip)

Visit the stunning global headquarters of SC Johnson. This 90 minute tour will cover the full SC Johnson campus including a deep dive into the legendary partnership between third-generation company leader H.F. Johnson, Jr. and the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Enjoy shopping time at the mecca of Wisconsin cheese, the Mars Cheese Castle! Enjoy lunch at the Brat Stop. This is an all day experience.

Cost: $90

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 9:00 am 
Thursday June 27, 2024 at 9:00 am 

Sightseeing Cruise

Explore Milwaukee’s past and present from our rivers, harbors and Lake Michigan during a 90 minute sightseeing cruise. Besides the unforgettable views, this cruise includes live narration and entertaining tour guides to highlight Milwaukee’s history and architecture. Note: Guests will have to walk 0.3 miles to board the boat. No transportation is provided.

Cost: $40

Offered: 
Tuesday June 25, 2024 at 1:30 pm 
Wednesday June 26, 2024 at 1:30 pm 
Friday June 28, 2024 at 1:30 pm 

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