This years parade will be held Thursday, July 20th. Staging will begin at approximately 9:15AM in the lot Harley Davidson Museum parking lot and kickstands will be up no later than 10:00AM. Join us on this time honored tradition and see what downtown Milwaukee truly has to offer.
Take a little break from all the convention has to offer and experience Milwaukee in a way never possible before! Enjoy a nice pedal down the scenic Milwaukee River!! That's right folks, paddle your way through downtown with pedal power while enjoying a cold refreshment, and then let the professional crew motor you around when you get tired!!
- Blue Knights can board the Paddle Tavern right in front of the HD Museum, only a short distance from the host hotel. Members can bring their own beer and snacks. Each Blue Knight will pay at the time of boarding. They must show their Blue Knight colors or ID to receive the discounted rate of $20.00/person for a 2 hour tour.
-How many pit stops and where they stop is up to those of you on the boat. You don't even have to stop.
-We have the following dates and times available:
Monday 7-17-17 at 1-3pm and 3-5pm;
Tuesday 7-18-17 at 11a-1pm and 1-3pm and 3-5pm;
Wednesday 7-19-17 at 11a-1pm and 1-3pm and 3-5pm.
Sign up will be available at Registration. First come, first served.
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Academy Shoot, SWAT Display, and Law Enforcement Memorial Event
Attention all Blue Knight shooters, we have scheduled a "fun" shoot at the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Training Academy Range on Tuesday, July 18th. This shoot is for active or retired LEOs only. For those of you who'd like to enjoy time on the range, several of our resident firearms instructors will offer a "fun shoot" to include some practice and a little friendly, low pressure competition. Interested shooters should bring their favorite concealed carry or home defense pistol, the appropriate holster, two magazines and a box with 50 rounds of your ammunition, FMJ practice ammo preferred. Sorry, no cross draw or shoulder rigs allowed. Revolver shooters are also welcome to practice.
All Blue Knights and their guests are welcome to view the tactical equipment and the Fallen Officer Memorial. Coffee and donuts will be provided by the Retired Deputy Sheriffs' Association.
The shoot portion will be limited to the first 25 who sign up. All are welcome to view the displays at the Academy. A ride there will stage at 9a, with the shoot scheduled to begin at 10a. The display will be available between 9a and noon that day.
50/50 Raffles - Will be held nightly in the Hospitality Room! Check Text Alerts and this website for times and winners! Drawings will be held in the hospitality room between 9:30pm and 10:00pm. Good luck!
Raffle - Purchase your tickets for the opportunity to win one or more of over 80 fantastic prizes! Drawing will be held at 9:00PM on Wednesday, July 19th in the Hospitality Room. Numbers will be posted and items should be picked up by Thursday.
Poker Walk - Just like a poker ride, but without the worries!! See and experience some of Milwaukee's wonderful downtown, river walk, and Historic Old World 3rd Street bars! Poker walk will run from Tuesday until Thursday! Cards will be provided at check-in. Some of these interesting stops can be visited while you are out on one of our PaddleTavern excursions.
Scavenger Hunt - Think you can find all the clues? Experience the Harley Davidson Museum while honing (or recalling) your investigative skills!! Sleuths can participate beginning Monday through Thursday at 3:00PM to be eligible for the prize! More details will be provided at check-in! Good luck gumshoes!
Shine and Show - Come and show your brother and sister Blue Knights your pride and joy! Get that chrome gleaming and paint shining for the 2017 Blue Knights International Shine and Show! This can't miss event will be held Thursday the 20th from 1PM to 3PM smackdab in front of the glorious Harley Davidson Museum scenic overhang! Come show Milwaukee what you've got!
Uniform Competition- Think you have what it takes to take home the trophy? Join us at our Uniform Competition on Thursday, July 20th at 12PM in the Kilbourn Room on the 5th Floor! Bring your shoe shine kit, the competition is sure to be intense!!
Extra time, getting in early, staying late, a loaner?? Check out the Self-Guided Rides section of this website under the Area Attractions tab!!