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Rally Weekend

August 29 - September 1

The party of the summer takes place at the crossroads of 6th & Canal over Labor Day weekend. Make plans to join the Harley-Davidson Museum August 29 – September 1 during Milwaukee Rally weekend for FREE live entertainment, the H-D Museum Annual Custom Bike Show, acres and acres of motorcycle thrills, and miles and miles of rolling sculptures.

MOTOR™ will be serving up concessions staples and specials like Burgers, Brats, BBQ Favorites, Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites, Strawberry Shortcake and so much more!

Sunday Funday

All Day, Every Sunday

Come hang out with your pup on the sun-splashed, riverfront patio and enjoy lawn games, food and drinks.

Build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and brunch classics available from 11AM-2PM every Sunday.

Mac Monday

All Day, Every Monday

Mondays are best spent with a bowl of MOTOR’s delicious homemade Mac n’ Cheese. Enjoy one of our Mac plates or create your own custom Mac with special toppings!

Bike Night

Thursdays 5PM-9PM

We are bringing the Bike Night fun outdoors at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant all summer long. Join us every Bike Night Thursday for free live music, 3.00 koozie beer specials, exclusive giveaways and specials from 5-9PM.

Upcoming Music Lineup
August 22 – Robert Allen Jr. Band
September 5 – Them Guilty Aces
September 12 – DJ Shawna
September 19 – The Playlist
September 26 – Big Al Wetzel Band

Come early and visit the Harley-Davidson Museum® from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. H.O.G members get in free to the H-D Museum every day – for full admission details, visit h-dmuseum.com.


All day, Every Friday

Join MOTOR for our Friday AYCE Fish Fry!

Every Friday, our All-You-Can-Eat Wisconsin Fish Fry is available all day, served with golden fried cod, crispy French fries, fresh jicama coleslaw, homemade Southern-style cornbread and tartar for only 14.95.

Bulleit Bourbon Presents BBQ & BLUES

Every Saturday night from 5PM-9PM

For just 29.99, have your fill of hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage links – add on AYCE Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more. All BBQ platters include AYCE French fries, jicama coleslaw, BBQ baked beans and made-from-scratch cornbread. Not up to the AYCE task? Enjoy a special BBQ platter with hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage link with all the sides for 19.99 – add on a side of Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more.

In addition to all the smokin’ BBQ, MOTOR™ will sizzle with the best in true American blues music from nationally known musicians from 5:30 – 8:30pm – with no cover charge! Call 414.287.2778 to make your reservation.

Upcoming Blues Lineup
August 24 – Craig Baumann
September 7 – Steve Cohen & Eric Noden
September 14 – Grimm Brothers
September 21 – She’s Right, I’m Left
September 28 – Blues Disciples


Saturdays, May 18 - September 28*

Enjoy an afternoon pub cruise by boat and sample food and drinks from 3 great riverside locations on one of the Riverwalk Boat Tours captained vessels, either the Brew City Queen II or Milwaukee Maiden. Saturday stops include MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum®, The Twisted Fisherman, and Riverfront Pizzeria Bar & Grill. Price includes boat cruise between all 3 locations and drink and appetizer tickets at each location.

For full details on times and ticketing, CLICK HERE

*no pub cruise offered on Saturday, August 31, 2019

CANtending Fundraising

Make your next fundraising event unique by hosting it in the MOTOR Bar & Restaurant Can Room. Our new fundraising program allows you to take over our craft beer bar to raise money for your nonprofit. Bring a few guest bartenders to support your event, invite your friends, family and sponsors, and we donate 100% of the tips to your nonprofit.

Contact us to learn more about our CANtending program and availability.

Our hours during Rally Weekend are as follows:

Wednesday, August 28: 11am to 9pm
Thursday, August 29 – Saturday, August 31: 11am to 10pm
Sunday, September 1: 11am to 7pm
Monday, September 2: 11am to 9pm

Wednesday, August 28: 11am to 9pm
Thursday, August 29 – Friday, August 30: 11am to 10pm
Saturday, August 31: 10am to 10pm
Sunday, September 1: 10am to 7pm


11AM – 9PM