As Summer approaches, festival season in Milwaukee begins. Here is the guide to Milwaukee's most exciting Summer festivals!
For an exciting line-up of talented musicans performing jazz, funk, R&B, blues, and many more; Jazz in the Park is a key weekly celebration. Jazz in the Park takes place from June 1 to August 31 at Cathedral Square Park. Click here for this year's line-up.
For fun wares, talented artists, and great music look no further than the Locust Street Festival of Music and Art. The fest takes place on June 11th from 11a.m. to 8p.m. To join in, the festival takes place on Locust Street between Humboldt and Pierce
Pridefest Milwaukee hopes you will join in celebrating the history and accomplishments of LGBT community. The fest takes place from June 9-11 at the Maier Festival Park.
On June 24, a plethora of phenominal musicans will perform for the Summer Soulstice Music Festival. The festival includes headliners "De La Buena," "Midwest Death Rattle," and "WebsterX." The festivities are located on Milwaukee's East side on North Avenue.
The Bead & Button Show takes place at the Wisconsin Center, 400 West Wisconsin Avenue. The show hopes to inspire current, and future craftsmen to create amazing jewelry. The show runs from June 4-11.
What summer could be complete without a trip to Summerfest? Summerfest is Milwaukee's largest music festival and is a celebration of everything musical. The gigantic musical celebration takes place from June 28-July 2, and begins again on July 4 and runs until July 9. For the list of headliners, click here.
Polish Fest hopes to celebrate Polish culture, food, music, and dance. The festival takes place from June 13-15 at the Henry Maier Festival Park.
The Lakefront Festival of Art takes place at the Milwaukee Art Museam from June 16-18.
Festa Italiana 2017 takes place Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23 at Henry W. Maier Festival Park.
Celebrate everything French culture at this years Bastille Days. Bastille Days takes place from July 13-16 at Cathedral Square Park.
For multi-elemental magic, look no further than the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. The show takes place at Bradford Beach on July 15th and 16th. The air show will highlight the grand return of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
Celebrating everything fish fry, Port Washinton Fish Day helps gather funds for Port Washington small businesses. The mouth-watering celebration takes place on Saturday, July 15th at the Harbor, Lower, and Upper Lake Park areas in Port Washington.
German Fest Milwaukee, Southeast Wisconsin's premier German ethnic festival celebrates from Friday, July 28- Sunday, July 30 at the Henry Maier Festival Park.
An exciting 24-hour bike race located throughout Riverwest is taking place from July 28-29. The Riverwest 24 is an exciting community activity.
On Saturday, July 29 beer aficionados gather at Mckinley Park to enjoy a plethora of craft beers. Milwaukee Brewfest celebrates everything beer.
The Wisconsin State Fair offers endless family entertainment! The fair is located at the Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis and takes place from August 3rd to the 13th.
In need of a good laugh? Join the Milwaukee Comedy Festival from Aug. 4-7 at various comedy and peformance venues around the city, including Turner Hall. The Milwaukee Comedy Festival gathers various talented comedians and improv groups, ending with headliner Michael Ian Black.
The Waukesha Bluesfest showcases renowned blues musicians from all over the nation. The event is on Aug. 11-12 at the Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield.
Get your jig on at Milwaukee's Irish Fest. Celebrate Irish culture, food, and music from Aug. 17-20 at the Maier Festival Park.
Indiafest Milwaukee is a fun filled day preserving and celebrating Indian culture, heritage, and history at the Maier Festival Park on Aug. 19.
Bay View Bash is a celebration of everything South side. The Bash takes place Saturday Sept. 16 on Kinnickinnic Avenue between Clement and Potter.
Mexican Fiesta brings the sound, culture, and taste of Mexico to Milwaukee's lakefront from Aug. 26-28 at the Maier Festival Park.
The Harley-Davidson sponsored Milwaukee Rally is gathering celebrating everything "hog." The rally includes group rides, food, and music. The Milwaukee Rally takes place from Aug. 30 to Sept. 4 at various Harley sponsored venues.
Indian Summer Festival is a celebration of Native American culture. The celebration starts Sept. 9, and runs until Sept. 11 at the Maier Festival Park.
Milwaukee has some of the most distinct architecture in any major city. Open Doors Milwaukee gives Milwaukee residents an insider perspective of Milwaukee's most exciting buildings. Open Doors Milwaukee takes place on Sept. 23-24 at various locations.