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Reviewed 1 week ago

A smaller bronze likeness of "The Fonz" along the River walk...complete with leather jacket. Fun spot for a selfie or group photo. Easy to miss if you are not looking for it.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do for your out of town guests to dot the trip to Milwaukee. But let it be a surprise, especially if it's Winter. Great photo op but nothing else to it. Nearby parking is not always easy to find.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 284law
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bronze statue of The Fonz from Happy Days. Interesting if you are a fan. Wearing a scarf for winter.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnElizabeth97123
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

I think the Bronze Fonz is going to be one of those things that you do if you are a big fan of Happy Days. Otherwise, it's just a statue of the Fonz. We went to kill time since we had an hour wait for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank StephenN1694
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Oh heck yes, ya gotta pay a visit to the Bronze Fonz, a statue along the river honoring honorary Milwaukee son, the fictional Fonzie of 1970s-80s sit-com "Happy Days" fame. Growing up during the Happy Days/Laverne & Shirley heyday makes this a hit for me....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GhiaGirl
Reviewed December 3, 2018

If you grew up watching Happy Days, this is a must visit destination. We parked the car, bundled up, snapped a quick picture, and then back to the warm car. We didn’t realize The Fonz was so short!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stormcloud55
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Construction was still going on in November but you can reach the Bronze Fonz by walking one block over and approaching via the river walkway.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smjreader
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Anyone who grew up watching Happys Days will enjoy finding and posing with this statue!! Simply fun! Heeeeeyyyyy!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Toni B
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Was happy to finally get to take a pic with him. There is a lot of construction in the area so getting there was a bit tricky, but worth it! He is in need of a paint job though! 😊

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

A life sized bronze statue of Fonzie. Construction made it a bit tougher to get to, but the River Walk is pretty. It's good for a picture and a laugh but not much else.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Prissyv05
January 27, 2018|
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Response from Lin L | Reviewed this property |
It was fun to see this statue, but we didn't find anything nearby to spend time at. Really rather disappointing.
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Kim C
August 2, 2017|
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Response from fgkelbel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, many lots within 3 blocks.
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