Muskego Dining, Entertainment, and Attractions
Muskego offers a great range of restaurant, bar, and take-away choices, from casual cuisine at a local pub and fine dining, to charming coffee houses, cafes offering sweet treats, and everything in between. Diners won’t have to travel far to find something to satisfy their appetite. Banquet facilities can also be found in the city, along with traditional eateries ideal for gatherings with family, friends, and coworkers.
Among the popular restaurants are The Suburban Bourbon, Matty's Bar & Grille, the Avalanche Grill inside Alpine Lanes, Twisted Cork, Tres Locos, Country Squire Supper Club, Marx Pioneer Inn, Niko's Cafe and Bar, Bass Bay Brewhouse, and DeMarinis Lake Denoon Saloon. Of course, there are plenty more to discover than these, but it gives you a solid starting point.
With 500 acres of public parklands and three beautiful lakes, Muskego has plenty to keep the outdoor enthusiasts and visitors interested. Big Muskego, Little Muskego and Denoon lakes allow boaters and fishermen to spend time on the open water in the summer, hunt in the fall, and snowmobile and ice fish in the winter. There are 21 lake accesses to choose from, so finding a place to relax by the lake won't be a problem. Little Muskego is home to the city’s public beach, Idle Isle Park, which features a sandy public beach, boat launches, and a handicap-accessible fishing pier. For entertainment on the water, the Water Bugs Water Ski Show is held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. from Memorial Day to Labor Day at Idle Isle Park. Big Muskego Lake, with 2,260 acres of cattail marsh, makes for great hunting and fishing, as well as beauty. Lake Denoon covers 162 acres, is situated in the southwest of the city, and is also partially-located in the town of Norway.
There are also 14 beautiful parks in Muskego, including playground equipment and open spaces in the neighborhood parks. In the larger parks, you can also find picnic shelters, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, skateboard parks, boardwalks, and meeting room areas. The parks encompass over 260 acres of natural space within Muskego. Muskego also boasts over 30 miles of recreation trails, which link the city together with a system of safe and functional off-street recreation trails. This allows for activities such as running, biking, cross-country skiing, in-line skating, hiking, equestrian activities, and nature study. In the winter, groomed snowmobile trails keep the city connected.
For recreation, the Muskego Parks and Recreation Department compiles a 50-plus page program guide three times a year that is mailed to Muskego residents. The department is one of the few in the area that provides programs for everything from infants to seniors. They also work with adjoining cities to provide an extensive offering of programs. Classes from dance to gymnastics, cooking to art, and everything in between are available. There are league sports opportunities for adults in volleyball, basketball, and softball. Youth sports opportunities include recreational basketball and volleyball leagues and club teams in basketball and volleyball. Live music and movie theaters can also be found in the area, offering entertainment all-year round.