2016 RTB Raising the bar logo
A fun competition between
Wisconsin's favorite LGBT-friendly Bars and Restaurants

 AIDS Walk Wisconsin invites LGBT-friendly bars throughout the state to participate in Raising the Bar.  Form a team with bar staff, patrons and friends, then compete with other bars to win the coveted Raising the Bar Challenge.  The bar raising the most pledges by Wednesday, September 28, 2016 will be the winner!

Since 2006, participating bar teams have raised more than $455,000 for AIDS Walk Wisconsin,
making a significant difference in the lives of people living with HIV.
The heat is on...register your team today for your chance to be on top of the competition!

Participating Bars

club icon 2016  Fluid  Hamburger Mary's Menu Cover  Harbour Room

Hosed on Brady  Hybrid 2013  KRUZ  La Cage 2016 

This Is It 2016  Woodys 2016  Woofs 2016

Upcoming Events

September 24 - Club ICON - Annual Turnabout Show, more details can be found here.

September 25 - Taylor's Milwaukee - ART Pop! Annual Art Auction for AIDS Walk. More information can be found here.

September 28 - This Is It! - Pink Hat Party

Watch for fabulous prizes like this special bar light from MillerCoors!
MillerCoors barlight
What You Need to Get Started
Guidelines and Prizes
Participation Form
Fundraising Ideas
Walker Registration Sheets
Bartender Profile Form

To register for Raising the Bar, please submit your completed participation form to AIDS Walk WIsconsin Attn: Raising the Bar at aidswalkwisconsin@arcw.org or via fax at (414) 225-1575.
If you have any questions, contact Nick at (414) 225-1615 or at the email listed above.
Watch for more exciting prizes coming soon!
Check out our bartender profiles
Raising the Bar Past Winners:

2015 - D.I.X.
2014 - D.I.X.
2013 - D.I.X.
 2012 - D.I.X. 
2011 - PJs
2010 - PJs
2009 - Taylor's/We 'R' The Strongest Link
2008 - Christopher Allan's Club 1226
2007 - Milwaukee Pumphouse/We 'R' the Strongest Link
2006 - Switch