U.S. Cellular Arena 400 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI

Stadium Review
U.S. Cellular Arena first opened in 1950. It was the home to the Milwaukee Bucks, Milwaukee Admirals (minor league hockey) and the Marquette University menís basketball team before all three teams moved to the Bradley Center in 1988. Now it is home to the Milwaukee Wave (indoor soccer) and the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee menís basketball team.

The arena hosted the NBA Finals twice Ė first in 1971, when the Bucks won the NBA Finals, and second in 1974, when they lost. The arena also hosted the NBA Eastern Conference finals six times and the 1977 NBA All-Star Game.

From Madison and the West: Take I-94 east to I-43 north; take the first exit, Kilbourn Avenue tunnel (Exit #72-C). Turn left onto 4th Street.
From Chicago and the South: Take I-94 west to I-43 north; travel north on I-43 to the McKinley Avenue exit (Exit #73-A) and follow McKinley Avenue to 4th Street. Turn right on 4th Street, travel 4 blocks south on 4th Street.
From Green Bay and the North: Take I-43 south to McKinley Avenue exit (Exit #73-A) and turn left on to McKinley to 4th Street. Turn right on 4th Street, travel 4 blocks south on 4th Street.

There are plenty of parking structures around U.S. Cellular Arena so parking should not be a problem. If you are looking for free parking, the area around E. Juneau Ave. and N. Market St. have meters which you do not have to pay during the game.

Public Transportation
There are no direct shuttles to U.S. Cellular Arena. The best option is to ride Milwaukee County Transit buses.

Location of Ticket Scalpers
As with most second tier events, there is a lack of ticket scalpers. You will most likely need to buy tickets from the box office unless you ask fans coming to the game if they have extra tickets they are not planning to use. If ticket scalpers are working that night, they will be in front of the arena.

Recommended Restaurants
A. Mader's Restaurant (0.2 miles) 1041 Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 271-3377
serves German
B. Historic Turner Restaurant (0.1 miles) 1034 North 4th St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 276-4844
serves German
C. Water Street Brewery (0.4 miles) 1101 North Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, (414) 272-1195
brewery food
Recommended Bars
D. Buck Bradley's (0.2 miles) 1019 Old World 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, (414) 224-8500
On Route from Chicago
E. The Brat Stop (37.0 miles) 12304 75th St, Kenosha, WI 53142, (262) 857-2011 Ext. 9