Hilton Milwaukee City Center Welcomes Harley-Davidson Riders with Revved Up Specials
Milwaukee’s premier downtown hotel welcomes riders with Jack Daniel’s-inspired cocktails and dishes, meet and greet/signing with Shannon Aikau of Counting Cars and prime viewing of the highly anticipated 115th anniversary parade
In celebration of Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary taking place August 29 – September 2, the AAA Four-Diamond Hilton Milwaukee City Center is welcoming riders to the city with a host of hog-wild activities.
Shannon Aikau Signing August 31/Exclusive Q&A Breakfast September 1
Reality TV star Shannon Aikau, star of “Counting Cars” – the spin-off of History’s “Pawn Stars” – will sign posters in the Monarch Lounge on Friday, August 31 from 5-7 p.m. “Counting Cars” chronicles the daily activities at the Las Vegas-based automobile restoration and customization company, Count’s Kustoms, owned by Danny “The Count” Koker. Aikau, the motorcycle shop manager and engineer at Count’s Kustoms, is the go-to authority on bikes and has worked on bikes for over a decade. In celebration of Aikau’s Hawaiian roots, the hotel will offer guests poke bowls ($11), and all cocktails will be half off from 4-7 p.m.
On Saturday, September 1, the Hilton Milwaukee will also host an intimate Q&A breakfast with Aikau from 8-9:30 a.m. Fans can enjoy a Hawaiian-themed breakfast buffet while asking some of their most pressing questions to the motorcycle expert. The event is $25 (per person) plus tax and gratuity and space is limited. Featured menu items include:
• Macadamia nut pancakes
• Portuguese sausage, eggs and rice
• Loco moco
• Spam misubi
• POG juice
• Hawaiian fruit display
To register online, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shannon-aikau-history-channels-counting-cars-qa-breakfast-tickets-49230511786?aff=pressrelease.
Watch the Harley Parade from Miller Time Pub & Grill’s Outdoor Bar
Get a front row seat where the rubber meets the road as part of Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary parade on Sunday, September 2. As a final farewell, watch riders from around the world roar through the streets of downtown Milwaukee, waving their hometown flags proudly, before the parade ends at the lakefront for one final goodbye. Harley-Davidson has invited tens of thousands of riders, including custom bike builders, stunt teams, charitable groups, HOG Chapters and surprise guests, to join in the parade! Enjoy this once in a lifetime spectacle at Miller Time Pub & Grill’s outdoor bar located along the parade route at the corner of W. Wisconsin Avenue and N. 5th Street. Starting at 11:00 a.m. on parade day, guests can enjoy a specialty menu, featuring:
• Chicken wings with Jack Daniels Honey sauce
• Harley Hog burger – a burger with pulled pork, bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and onion ($14)
• Tito’s Bloody Mary’s
• Miller Tall Boy cans ($5-$6)
Don’t miss out on being a part of this final hurrah as Milwaukee sends riders off in style!
Indulge in Jack Daniel’s Inspired Fare and Cocktails All Week Long!
After a long day of sightseeing and outdoor activities, riders are invited to enjoy specially crafted cuisine and libations all weekend long in the hotel’s Monarch Lounge and award-winning Milwaukee ChopHouse.
Cocktails available in Monarch Lounge and Milwaukee ChopHouse include:
• Biker’s Poison: Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7, Amaretto, cola, orange slice, cherry
• Screaming Eagle: Chambord liqueur, Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7, sweet & sour, lemon twist
• Rider 115: Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7. lime, Chambord liqueur, ginger beer, raspberry
Riders can fuel up with some of Milwaukee’s best steaks at the Milwaukee ChopHouse, including these specially crafted dishes:
• Bourbon-Marinated Prime-Grade Flat Iron Steak (10 oz.), served with celeriac mash and bourbon honey baby carrots
• Honey Bacon Donut Ice Cream Sandwich, served with Jack Daniel’s honey ice cream, candied bacon, honey cookie crumble and Jack Daniel’s caramel
For more information about these special activities, visit http://www.hiltonmilwaukee.com. Or, you can check for more details via Facebook or Twitter @HiltonMilwaukee.
About Hilton Milwaukee City Center
Located in the heart of downtown, the AAA Four Diamond Hilton Milwaukee City Center is a true Milwaukee landmark. In 2011, it became a member of Historic Hotels of America. As Milwaukee’s convention headquarters hotel of choice, Hilton Milwaukee offers the most meeting and event space of any hotel in the city—more than 34,000 square feet—including three ballrooms and 18 well-appointed meeting rooms of various sizes. The hotel’s ballrooms, with their vaulted ceilings and period fabrics, echo the magnificence evident throughout this showpiece.
With 729 renovated guest rooms, Hilton Milwaukee can accommodate nearly any group. Its central location means guests are just moments away from the city’s theater district, the lakefront and Summerfest grounds, the new Fiserv Forum and Historic Third Ward. Hilton Milwaukee is located at 509 W. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Milwaukee. For more information on the hotel, visit www.HiltonMilwaukee.com, find the hotel on Facebook (Facebook.com/hiltonmilwaukee), or follow it on Twitter (@HiltonMilwaukee).
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