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2016 holiday events

Holiday Open House :: Saturday, November 12, 2016 :: 10am - 5pm

20% off all holiday product. More details coming soon!

Small Business Saturday :: Saturday, November 26, 2016 :: 10am - 6pm

Small Business Saturday® is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. On November 26, we're asking millions of people to Shop Small at their favorite local stores and help fuel the economy. When we all shop small, it will be huge.

Christmas in the Ward :: Friday, December 2, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016

Be part of an old-fashioned Christmas treelighting in the heart of the Historic Third Ward on Friday, December 2 starting at 5pm in Catalano Square (corner of Broadway and Menomonee). Santa and his reindeer will be there to welcome the holiday season with fireworks!

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2016 bridal events

Wonderful World of Weddings :: January 9 & 10, 2016 :: 10am - 4:30pm

Join us for the Annual Wonderful World of Weddings show at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park- Hall C. Come visit us in booth 567.

Weddings in the Ward :: February 6, 2016 :: 12am - 4:30pm

Join us for Weddings in the Ward! It will be a day full of discovering Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward and the local businesses dedicated to creating the day you will never forget.

Milwaukee's Magnificent Bride :: March 6, 2016 :: 11am - 3pm
Join us at the Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, for an afternoon of champagne, food, workshops, and the latest trends in wedding design.

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2013 bridal events

Wonderful World of Weddings :: January 5 & 6, 2013 :: 10am - 4:30pm

Join us for the 45th Annual Wonderful World of Weddings show at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park- Hall C. Come see over 175 exhibitiors for all your bridal needs. Advanced tickets are avaliable at our store (cash or check only please).

Weddings in the Ward :: February 16, 2013 :: 11am - 5pm

Join us for the 2nd annual Weddings in the Ward! It will be a day full of discovering Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward and the local businesses dedicated to creating the day you will never forget.

Milwaukee's Magnificent Bride :: March 3, 2013 :: 11am - 4pm

Join us at the Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, 7th floor Ballrooms. Milwaukee's Magnificent Bride Wedding Show has been making wedding dreams come true for six years. Enjoy an afternoon of champagne, food, workshops, and the latest trends in wedding design.

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2012 bridal events

Wonderful World of Weddings :: January 7 & 8, 2012 :: 10am - 4:30pm

Join us for the 44th Annual Wonderful World of Weddings show at the Wisconsin Exposition Center at State Fair Park- Hall C. Come see over 175 exhibitiors for all your bridal needs. Advanced tickets are avaliable at our store (cash or check only please).

Engaged Milwaukee's Wedding Planner & Guide :: January 21 & 22, 2012

Join us at the Frontier Airlines Center, Saturuday 10am - 5pm, and Sunday 11 - 4pm. Stop in for a chance to meet David Tutera from "My Fair Wedding" on WE TV. Brian and Jessica Breezer have over a decade of wedding industry experience and are excited to bring a different type of bridal show experience to Milwaukee.

Milwaukee's Magnificent Bride :: Feburary 26, 2012 :: 11am - 4pm

Join us at the Pfister Hotel, 424 East Wisconsin Avenue, 7th floor Ballrooms. Milwaukee's Magnificent Bride Wedding Show has been making wedding dreams come true for six years. Enjoy an afternoon of champagne, food, workshops, and the latest trends in wedding design.

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2011 holiday events

10% off holiday in-store printing

Holiday Invitations, cards, and photocards only, does not include set-up fee, return address printing, enclosure cards, etc. Holiday only. Cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Proof must be approved by December 10th to qualify for promotion. Expires December 10th.

shop the wardSkip the mall... Shop the Ward :: November 25

The day after Thanksgiving is a day for shopping, shopping and more shopping! Make your list and check it twice, then visit the independent, locally-owned stores of the Historic Third Ward for your best shopping adventure ever! Find great savings, fun boutiques and unique gifts. And... to make the holidays very bright, enter to win a gift certificate donated by Third Ward merchants!
Click here for more information.

Our giveaway is our ladies shopping night voucher, where you can bring 15 of your closest friends to have a private shopping night!

small business saturday :: November 26small business saturday

The 2nd annual Small Business Saturday® is a day dedicated tosupporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. On November 26, we're asking millions of people to Shop Smallsm at their favorite local stores and help fuel the economy. When we all shop small, it will be huge. Click here.

Check out our facebook or twitter page for a special deal.

Receive a complimentary sheet of Compendium wrap with a $25 purchase of gift wrap. Cannot be combined with any other offers. Valid only on Skip The Mall... Shop The Ward (Friday November 25th), Small Business Saturday (Saturday November 26th), Christmas In The Ward Saturday (Saturday December 3rd) One per customer per visit.

christmas in the ward :: December 2 & 3christmas in the ward

Be part of an old-fashioned Christmas treelighting in the heart of the Historic Third Ward on Friday, December 2 starting at 5pm in Catalano Square (corner of Broadway and Menomonee). Santa and his reindeer welcome the holiday season with fireworks, the Trinity Irish Dancers and more! Radio Disney joins in on the fun Saturday, December 3. Grab the kids and your mittens!
Click here for more informaton.

Check out our facebook or twitter page for a special deal.

Receive a complimentary sheet of Compendium wrap with a $25 purchase of gift wrap. Cannot be combined with any other offers. While supplies last. One per customer per visit.mr. boddington studio

write a letter to santa :: thru December 13

Stop on in today to have your child write a letter to Santa! Have a seat at one of our school desks to tell him what you have been wishing for Christmas. He and his elves will write back to letters received by December 13. We will provide stationery and stamps to 100 children to write in our store.

 

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aiga wisconsin chapter event :: modern paper ornaments workshop

Designers, let's move from behind those computer screens and get our hands dirty. Getin the mood for the holiday season with fellow creatives and make modern paper ornaments featuring decorative paper from Broadway Paper.

Once complete, these ornaments can be used as creative decorations in your home, at the office, hanging from a tree or as special gift toppers. Attendees will also enjoy holiday-themed snacks and beverages during the workshop. November 16, 2011 from 7pm until 8:30pm. Photo courtesy of Design*Sponge. For more information click here.

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holiday open house

Please join us for our annual Holiday Open House that will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2011 from 10am until 5pm.

Enjoy paper demonstrations, giveaways, festive food, live music, and a Shutterbox photo booth. Stock up on all your holiday gifts, cards, gift wrap and ribbon by taking 20% off all holiday product!

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Christmas Fantasy House 2011– The American Cancer Society

Broadway Paper has decorated the library inside of the 19th annual Christmas Fantasy House. This year’s fantasy house is in Elm Grove, Wisconsin. Over 80% of the decorations used in the library are handmade with recycled materials by the staff of Broadway Paper. The theme for the decorationsis northwoods lodge. The house will be open for tours from Saturday, November 5,2011 through Sunday, November 13, 2011. Tickets are $20 and available for sale at Broadway Paper, cash or personal check accepted.
More info here.

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moveable type truck is coming to broadway paper :: september 6moveable type truck

The moveable type truck is a traveling letterpress printing shop! This once ordinary van was converted into a full service print shop in 2010. Kyle Durrie from Portland, Oregon will be showing us her inspiration and creativity in this unique space. Follow her journey on the road here. Join this event on Facebook! More info here.

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2010 holiday events

Hamptons TableChristmas Fantasy House – The American Cancer Society
Broadway Paper has decorated the library inside of the 18th annual Christmas Fantasy House. Hamptons TableThis year’s fantasy house is in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Over 80% of the decorations used in the library are handmade by the staff of Broadway Paper. The house will be open for tours from Saturday, November 6, 2010 through Sunday, November 14, 2010. More info here.

Hamptons TableHoliday Open House :: live music . giveaways . food . festivities
The more you spend on holiday product, the more you save! Spend up to $25 in holiday product and receive 10% off. Spend $25 - $50 in holiday product and receive 15% off. SpenHamptons Tabled over $50 in holiday product and receive 20% off your
entire holiday purchase.

We will have Front Room Photography doing mini portrait sessions at the store during our Holiday Open House.

The sitting fee is complimentary (Broadway Paper's gift to you) and will be held in 15 minute increments. You’ll be able to purchase the hi-res images and have Broadway Paper make holiday cards right in the store while you wait. To top it off, you can earn a free mini-collage ($110 value) from Front Room Photography when you spend $100 at Broadway Paper at our Open House on November 13th. We look forward to seeing you.

Enjoy the open house and spend $100 at Broadway Paper and receive a free 4x10 collage ($110 value).

You can register online for the portrait sessions here!

Hamptons TableMazel Tov Milwaukee
Join us November 14, 2010 from 10am until 3pm at the Jewish Community Center for Mazel Tov Milwaukee. This event is a party planning expo and will be held at the JCC in Whitefish Bay at 6255 N Santa Monica Blvd. This one-of-a-kind event is the perfect resource for anyone planning a bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, fundraising event or party of any kind. More info here.

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historic third ward sidewalk sale :: saturday, august 14 • 10-5

Enjoy 50% off on a wide variety of products at Broadway Paper during the Third Ward Annual Sidewalk Sale! Stationery, gift wrap, invitations, ribbon, gift items and much more...come early for the best selection! These bargains won't be available to our online shoppers... this is an exclusive sale for just one day at the store. So be sure to stop by!

Then browse the Ward…over two dozen of your favorite retailers will be participating in this fun day of sales. Stroll the historic streets; Shop the neighborhood boutiques; Enjoy the culinary treats! For one day only, enjoy sales throughout our neighborhood!

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Operation Heartfeltoperation heartfelt :: February 6, 2010

Help support our troops and show them you care! Stop in and write a valentine to someone in the military and receive 20% off all greeting cards! And, join us for a Valentine card demo with guest vendor La Familia Green! Also, hear from the American Heart Association!

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married in milwaukee :: February 7, 2010 :: 12pm – 4pm

Join us for this exclusive, complimentary event featuring some of Milwaukee’s top wedding vendors!

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2009 holiday events

Hamptons TableHoliday Open House :: Saturday, November 14th
Visit Broadway Paper from 9-5 for holiday inspiration, gift wrapping ideas, free festive demos with take-away samples, and multiple giveaways!

  • Kate Funk :: appearance by her cat, AC at 1:00 p.m.
  • the FOUND :: create your own “one of a kind” card
  • Blooming Quill :: featuring renowned calligrapher, Debi Zeinert
  • Photo Booth :: fun photos with Celebrations Entertainment from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Hamptons TableEarly Bird Giveaway :: Friday, November 27th
Come early for morning mimosas and treats! Shop from 9-12 and enter for your chance to win a gift basket of BWP goodies!

Hamptons TableChristmas in the Ward {click for more details!}
Friday, December 5 - 5pm to 8pm & Saturday, December 6
Fireworks • Santa • Tree Lighting Ceremony • Trinity Irish Dancers • Cookie & Hot Chocolate Sale • Holiday Shopping • Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Hamptons TableA Visit from Santa :: Saturday, December 5th :: 9am - 12pm
Don't miss your chance to meet Santa right at Broadway Paper! Parents, get your holiday shopping done, while kids visit Santa! Plus, kids get a free treat!

Hamptons TableHard to wrap items :: Saturday, December 19th
Every Hour, On the Hour!


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5th anniversary party

On April 8th, 2008, we celebrated 5 years in our "new" location! This all day event included yummy hors d'eourves, demonstrations, and a raffle featuring items from Broadway Paper and our neighbors in the Third Ward. Best of all, a 20% discount was given all day long!

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april 2007 gallery night | bwp staff exhibition




featured artists:

  • allison beilke
  • kate bergmann
  • caitlin e. carroll
  • emily hall
  • kellie krawczyk
  • joe luehring
  • steve ohlrich
  • rachel wilberding

2006 baby & kids event



Everyone had a blast at our first bwp kids event! We kicked off the day with toddler yoga and kept everyone entertained with balloon animals, face painting, card making and yummy snacks! Parents were treated to hourly raffle drawings including a $200 bwp Gift Certificate, while each child received a gift courtesy of Broadway Paper.

our special guests were:

2005 invitation trunk show




“Engaged couples looking for a creative way to invite guests to their wedding need to go no further than Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward! Broadway Paper announces an Invitation Trunk Show. On the evening of Saturday, February 5, 2005, brides and their two guests will have a unique experience ordering their wedding invitations.”

Broadway Paper put together a spectacular evening! The exclusive event featured custom invitation books by today’s top designers and included a personal appearance from Soolip, stationers to top Hollywood celebrities. A special 15% discount was given on select invitations when orders were placed that evening. We were also joined by a handful of our favorite picks to help finalize wedding needs. Complimentary makeovers, hors d’oeuvres and drinks were available throughout the evening and each bride received a favor bag filled with fun goodies and valuable discounts.





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