Deer District BID #53

Deer District BID #53

About Us

Deer District BID #53 is an organization established in 2023 to enhance the Deer District as a 365-day destination and make the Deer District a premiere location for sports and entertainment, and a neighborhood built for Milwaukee to live, work and play. Deer District BID #53’s objectives include the following:

  • Increase pedestrian traffic to the businesses within the Deer District through cooperative marketing and advertising as well as hosting private and public events;

  • Promote economic development and providing growth opportunities to the businesses within the Deer District;

  • Foster an environment to better serve and support the existing businesses in the Deer District;

  • Create an appealing, attractive environment for potential, future businesses in the Deer District;

  • Provide businesses in the Deer District with an active role in the programming in and marketing of the District;

  • Identify, strategize and advocate for improvements in the Deer District in terms of infrastructure and public safety; and

  • Develop a plan to have the Deer District be recognized as a preferred destination for diversity, equity and inclusion in the City of Milwaukee.

Contact Us

Please reach out to with any inquiries or questions.

Board Member Directory
Michael Belot
Dan Katt
Grant Freitag
Jill Ingels
Rich Lundt

Operating Plan

You can view Deer District Bid #53's Operating Plan here.