Aug 16, 2017

Special Event Announcement: The Harlem Globetrotters Bring Their 2018 World Tour to Milwaukee on December 31

Lindsay Dracca
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Public Relations Staff

Legendary family-friendly entertainers bring their 2018 World Tour to the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the final time

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

tickets on-sale:
Tuesday, Aug. 22

more information:



MILWAUKEE (August 16, 2017) – The worldwide icons synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment – the Harlem Globetrotters – continue a Milwaukee New Year’s Eve tradition when they bring their 2018 World Tour to the BMO Harris Bradley Center for the final time on Sunday, Dec. 31 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

The Harlem Globetrotters recently wrapped their 2017 season, during which they used their awe-inspiring talents to conquer feats like breaking nine Guinness World Records in a single day and netting the highest basketball shot ever recorded in North America from a staggering 583-feet in the air from the Tower of the Americas in San Antonio.

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green – the Globetrotters’ show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Their game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. After the game, Globetrotter stars will sign autographs and take photos with fans.

“We strive to bring a variety of exciting, live entertainment to Milwaukee and have been honored to host The Harlem Globetrotters each December for many years,” said Steve Costello, president and CEO of the BMO Harris Bradley Center. “As we embark upon the Center’s final season, we invite everyone in the community to join us one last time for this fun and family-friendly New Year’s Eve tradition. We know it will be an event we won’t soon forget.”

Tickets start at $26.50 and go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 22. Tickets can be purchased at,, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the BMO Harris Bradley Center box office.

The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 91 years. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. The American Red Cross is the official charity of the Harlem Globetrotters. Sponsored by Entenmann’s Donuts ®, Ticket Galaxy and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, visit the Globetrotters' official Web site: and follow them on Twitter @Globies.

About the BMO Harris Bradley Center
Starting its 30th and final season, the BMO Harris Bradley Center is the downtown live entertainment destination that turns moments into memories. Home to the Milwaukee Bucks and the Marquette Golden Eagles men’s basketball team, the Center offers family fun, concerts, sports and special events for fans of all ages. Upcoming events include Janet Jackson (Oct. 22), WWE Smackdown Live (Oct. 24), Guns N’ Roses (Nov. 7) Marvel Universe Live! (Nov. 24-26), Katy Perry (Dec. 4), 2 CELLOS (Jan. 24, 2018), and Lorde (Mar. 1, 2018). Learn more on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or at