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Location and Directions

Sunday in the Park with George , 11-12, Photo: Mark Frohna

Skylight Music Theatre is located in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward, south of downtown and blocks from the lakefront. Below are general directions to the theatre and the Third Ward neighborhood.

From Downtown: Take Broadway four blocks south of I-794. We are on the left side of the street at the corner.


From the South: Heading north on I-43/94, take the I-794 East exit, and then exit at Van Buren/Jackson St. (left hand exit). Turn right (south) at end of ramp to St. Paul Avenue, then continue south to Chicago St., and turn right (west). Proceed for two blocks, then turn left (South) at Broadway. We are on the left side of the street at the corner.
 

From the North: Heading south on I-43, take the I-94 Westbound/I-794 Eastbound ramp. Merge onto I-794 eastbound. Exit at Van Buren/Jackson St. (left hand exit). Turn right (south) at end of ramp to St. Paul Avenue, then continue south to Chicago St., and turn right (west). Proceed for two blocks, then turn left (South) at Broadway. We are on the left side of the street at the corner.


From the West: Take I-94 East to I-794 East, exit at Jackson St. (left hand exit). Turn right (south) at end of ramp to St. Paul Avenue, then continue south to Chicago St., and turn right (west). Proceed for two blocks, then turn left (South) at Broadway. We are on the left side of the street at the corner.

Bus Info

There is a bus stop on the Green Line about 3 blocks west of the theatre on Water and Chicago. (Interactive Map )

Parking

We recommend parking in the Third Ward parking garage at 212 N. Milwaukee St. (one block east and one block north) and purchasing a discounted parking voucher at the Skylight Box Office when you pick up your tickets.

The voucher is used when you exit the parking structure. 

Vouchers can be purchased for $5 during normal Box Office hours No refunds.

Vouchers are valid:

  • 5 PM - 11:59 PM for evening performances. Please specify evening voucher when ordering.

  • 12 PM - 5 PM on Saturday & Sunday. Please specify matinee voucher when ordering.

  • Not valid for weekday matinees.

Voucher sales are not available during intermission and vouchers are not available for weekday matinees. 

Meter street parking is available nearby and free after 6 PM and on Sundays.

Additional Paid Parking Options

Vouchers Not Valid at the Following Locations

 

Third Ward Parking Lot on Chicago Ave

1 block west.

Located at Water St. and Chicago Ave.

Erie Street Parking Lot

1 block south.

Located at Milwaukee St. and Erie St.

 

Italian Community Center Lot

3 blocks east. 

Located at Jackson St. and Menomonee St.

Other Lots

There are various other lots in the area!

Parking can be found using the Maps, Honk, SpotHero, or MKE Park Apps. 

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