Events at MOTOR®

Every visit to MOTOR® is an event, but some visits are more eventful. Especially when you take advantage of our regular – but far from ordinary – events like Bike Nights, Brew Master Dinners, Mother’s Day Brunch, and more.

  • Bike Night

    Every Thursday starting May 14
    until September 24, 2015
    5:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m.

    All bikes unite at the Harley-Davidson Museum®. Grab your bike. Join other riders for music, fun and plenty of eye candy. Enjoy food and drink specials inside and outside MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant including MOTOR Bike Night Koozie Special $2 Miller High Life all season long (Koozies available at The Shop on the Museum campus).

    May 14 Bike Night Kick-off
    May 21 Ladies Bike Night – Garage Party
    May 28 MotoAmerica (AMA/FIM) Ticket Giveaway
     by Road America
    June 4 Rockerbox Motorfest (AHRMA) &
    Summerfest Ticket Giveaway
    June 11 Willie G. Davidson Exhibit Preview
    Bike Night – 
    with Live Music
    June 18 H-D Merchandise Giveaway
    June 25 IndyFest Ticket Giveaway
    July 2  Military Appreciation Bike
    - with Wounded Warrior Project
    July 9 Wild Ones Weekend Kick Off Bike
    - with Vintage Cars & Pin-Up Girls
    July 16 H-D Merchandise Giveaway
    July 23 State Fair Ticket Giveaway
    July 30 H-D Merchandise Giveaway
    August 6 WI Sports Team Tickets Giveaway
    August 13 H-D Merchandise Giveaway
    August 20 WI Sports Team Tickets Giveaway
    August 27 AMCA National Road Run Kick-Off  –
    in Partnership with the Antique
    Motorcycle Club of America
    September 3 Custom Bike Show Weekend Kick Off
    Bike Night – 
    with Live Music
    September 10 Menomonee Valley Partners Bike Night
    September 17 WI Sports Team Tickets Giveaway
    September 24 Last ‘Official’ Bike Night of the Season


    Ticket giveaways complements of 2015 Beverage Partner: MillerCoors™

    Remember the H-D Museum is open until 8:00 p.m. and The Shop is open until 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

  • Cooking & Cocktail Class

    June 10, 2015
    6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant

    One of the best things about a Wisconsin summer is enjoying the warm weather with friends while partaking in food and drinks. Add in an evening at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant learning how to craft new summer dishes and you have the recipe for a truly memorable evening. At the next Cooking & Cocktail Class, Chef Josh will demonstrate how to prepare five small plate recipes which will be served with refreshing hand-crafted cocktails. All participants will receive Chef Josh’s recipes to take home and share with friends and family. $40 for members, $45 for non-members. Reservations are required. No refunds. Call MOTOR at (414) 287-2778 to make your reservation.

    Summer Gazpacho
    Early Summer Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Basil, Sour Cream & Croutons

    Cucumber Caipiroska
    Vodka, House Made Simple Syrup, Cucumber, Basil, Fresh Lime Juice

    “All” Grilled Chipotle Chicken Salad

    Chicken, Avocado, Red Pepper, Onion, Mixed Greens with Pineapple-Lime-Chipotle Vinaigrette

    Grilled Pineapple Mojito
    Rum, Grilled Pineapple, House Made Simple Syrup, Mint, Fresh Lime Juice

    Fiery Flank Steak and Tomato Bruschetta

    Grilled Texas Toast, 3-Chili Flank Steak, Tomato-Basil Summer Succotash with Aged Balsamic Glaze

    Grandpa’s Iced Tea
    Whiskey, Black Tea, Grapefruit Juice, Triple Sec, Fresh Lemon Juice

    Grilled Pound Cake with Whipped Lemon Cream & Fresh Berries

    Mom’s pound cake, Lemon Crème, Summer Macerated Berries, Fresh Mint

    Strawberry-Peach Sangria
    Prosecco, Brandy, Strawberries, Peaches, Lemon Juice

  • Master Dinner with
    Master Brewers

    June 23, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
    MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant

    They don’t call Milwaukee “Brew City” for nothing – this city was built with beer. MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant is a proud supporter of locally crafted beers from Milwaukee and the entire state of Wisconsin. Join Chef Josh from MOTOR, Bill Tressler from Hinterland Brewery, Jim McCabe from MKE Brewing, and Randy Sprecher from Sprecher Brewing Company for a one-night only beer dinner featuring a five-course menu and a panel discussion with the head of each brewery. Chef Josh will expertly pair each course with a selection from the breweries while participants learn more about their favorite craft beer direct from the panelists. $50 for members, $55 for non-members. Reservations are required. No refunds. Call MOTOR at (414) 287-2778 to make your reservation.



   Motor Bar & Restaurant


          Last seating at 2:00 p.m.
      on the following day(s):

Saturday, May 23
Tuesday, May 26
Wednesday, May 27
Friday, May 29
Sunday, June 7
Tuesday, June 9
Wednesday, June 10
Tuesday, June 23
Wednesday, July 8
Monday, July 20
Friday, July 24
Monday, July 27 
Wednesday, August 5 
Friday, August 7
Tuesday, September 8
Friday, September 11
Wednesday, September 16

   Closed all day on the following day(s):
Wednesday, July 18
Saturday, September 12  




MOTOR Bar & Restaurant is open:
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.,
Sunday through Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.,
Thursday through Saturday


Kid’s Menu (PDF)


Not necessary, but suggested for groups of eight or more. Call 414.287.2778 and push 1 or make online reservations via OpenTable.

Payment Methods

Cash and credit cards accepted:
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, VISA.

Host Your Next Event at Motor

Whether it’s a business meeting or a birthday bash, call our Event Planner at 414.287.2778.

Motor Fish Fry


  • Happy Hour Monday-Friday – 
    3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Enjoy 5.00 wine, 2.50 PBR Cans, and 4.00 select drafts.
  • Sunday and Monday Family Days for Museum Members – save 20% on your total bill.
  • Every Friday, enjoy our all you can eat Wisconsin Fish Fry from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for 13.95.
  • Free shuffleboard every day.
Adult $20
Senior (age 65+) $14
US Military (w/ID) $14
Student (w/ID) $14
Child (age 5-17) $10
Child under 5 Free
H-D Museum Member Free

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May-September - Daily: 9am-6pm
(Thursday, 9am-8pm)
October-April - Daily: 10am-6pm
(Thursday, 10am-8pm)

Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201
1-877-HD-MUSEUM or 414-287-2789

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Parking and Directions

Conveniently located off I-94, you'll find the Museum at the crossroads of 6th and Canal Streets.

FREE PARKING for approximately 500 cars or 1,000 motorcycles is available on the streets of the Museum grounds and in the Parking Gardens located across the street from the Museum. Entry to the Parking Gardens is from Canal Street. Overnight parking or camping is not permitted on-site.