Milwaukee Krampusnacht 2019

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We are beyond thrilled to announce details for this year’s Milwaukee Krampusnacht, which is December 5, 2019 at the Bavarian Bierhaus (700 W. Lexington Blvd., Glendale, WI) from 4-10pm.

Tickets for the event are $5 for adults, free for kids 12 and under (but only the good ones). The Kid’s Krampus Hour requires a special ticket which will be $10 and includes supplies for a craft project, entertainment, a candy bag, a photo with Krampus and other treats. Tickets are limited, adults must buy their own $5 tickets to get in.

There are a limited number of free adult admission tickets, but these will go quick!

Get tickets here:

Here is the 2019 schedule:

4PM: The Bavarian Bierhaus opens and is serving food and drink (see their menu and more info here: and our Krampus Holiday Market is open to the public. We have a wonderful mix of crafters and this is the perfect place to find gifts for all those lovable oddballs on your list. See vendor list at the bottom of this post.

5PM: Music  by The Foragers, a bluegrass/folk/Americana band with a rotating line-up from central Wisconsin:


5PM: Kid’s Krampus Hour. This was a lot of fun last year, so we’re returning this year with a craft project for the kids, some entertainment, an appearance by Krampus and other characters of Christmas lore, and candy! The hour ends with the KinderKrampus Parade through the Bierhaus! Tickets to Kid’s Krampus Hour are limited to 50 and are $10.


6PM: Milwaukee (and Krampusnacht) favorites The Squeezettes return for their third Krampusnacht. Their combination of polka, pop, and holiday favorites will have you dancing like a Krampus on a hot tin roof!


7PM: The Courtesan & The Cabin Boy of Chicago will be performing from their outstanding Krampus carol themed album, Krampus: Get in my Sack! What a special treat!


8PM: The American Science & Surplus Krampus Parade

Features members of Milwaukee Krampus Eigenheit, as well as other costumed performers, and other participating groups. Post parade performance outside by Spielmannszug Milwaukee, the United Krampusnacht Witches, and more to be announced. Want to be part of the parade? We’ll have a registration form posted on this website soon.

9PM: “High energy future retro glam wave space party band” Xposed 4Heads returns to Krampusnacht.  They’ve got a new album out and Krampusnacht will feature the worldwide premiere of a new Krampus themed song!


More fun stuff

Krampus Photo Booth!
White Elephant Gift Exchange!
Roving Zombie Caroler Choir (by Angry Young Men Ltd.)!
Toys for Tots toy drive and benefit raffle!
Special horror host guests Housewife of Horror and Deadgar’s Dark Coffin Classics!
Milwaukee Krampusnacht merch– buttons, stickers, poster, t-shirts, hooded sweatshirts (pre-order for shirts here:


  1. American Science & Surplus
  2. Milwaukee Krampusnacht merch/ Milwaukee Paranormal Conference/ American Ghost Walks
  3. Milwaukee Krampus Eigenheit
  4. Stinky Goblin Emporium
  5. Mystic Moon Media
  6. Gebhardt Trading Company
  7. Necropolis Curios
  8. Carve Between the Lines
  9. Memento Moira
  10. Stone Troll Studios
  11. Strange Little Lands
  12. David Beyer Illustration
  13. Grave Digger Candles
  14. Archimedes Azure Creations
  15. ArtisticallyAnna
  16. Dafty Gnomad
  17. Obscurios
  18. Feral House
  19. Madame Cora’s Emporium

That ticket link again is: