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GiGi’s Playhouse Milwaukee’s 7th Annual Brew HaHa! 

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery – Great Hall  

917 W. Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233 

Exclusive VIP experience in the Speakeasy 5:00-10:00 pm 
General admission 6:00-10:00 pm 

At GiGi's Playhouse Milwaukee, we continue to expand our FREE purposeful progressive programs and family engagements, thanks to our generous community. We are excited to share new programs, more ways to attend the programs and more staff! 2023 will bring and updated space with new technology, new ideas and more ways for families to achieve their BEST OF ALL and help spread global mission of ACCEPTANCE FOR ALL!!!

Register today to attend this beer tasting and fun comedy event, sponsor your business, and donate silent auction items and gift certificates through the link above. This ‘fun’draiser supports our playhouse, participants, and programs!

Early Bird Tickets on sale NOW through Sept. 30th.
Prices increase October 1st.
*Contact Sara about pricing for individuals with Down syndrome (over 21) and a caregiver at

Dressing up this year is easy with the denim & pearls theme

Reserved tables are available for you and your friends
OPTION 1 = 8 general tickets (for general admission, 6-10pm)
OPTION 2 = 8 VIP tickets (includes spirit tasting in the Speakeasy & general event fun)

VIP experience includes: 

  • a spirit tasting in the Speakeasy
  • Early start 5-7pm
  • Hors d'oeuvres

Main Event Includes: 

  • Small plate buffet from Saz’s catering
  • Live opening music from the Jenny Thiel Duo
  • Happy Hour bar includes: Beer tasting, Blue HaHa specialty Tito’s drink, Select wines
  • Silent and Live auctions
  • Stein Hoist
  • Heads and Tails raffle
  • Bottle pull (wines and alcohol)
  • Special guests: Michele and Yusef Khan (parents), Matthew (participant), and Jane Van Eerden (sister, volunteer)
  • Featuring uplifting comedy from Scott Long
  • FUN time to raise funds for our FREE and purposeful programs

Believers, we are so excited that you are here to raise a glass, raise funds, and raise awareness for Down syndrome!

In-Kind Gifting Information

If you or your company are interested in donating an item(s) to be used for creating raffle baskets, please go to the Donate an Auction Item page.

Sponsorship Information

If you or your company are interested in sponsorship or underwriting opportunities, please check the Tickets and Sponsorship page.

Sponsorship Packet.


Sue Pelikan, Board President/Brew HaHa Chair (262) 208-6386  

GiGi's Brew HaHa 2023 would not be possible without the  

support of our amazing friends, donors, and sponsors! 

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Thank you for your generosity, and for believing in our participants and their families. Together we are changing the way the world sees individuals with Down syndrome!