10 things to do in the Milwaukee area for Father's Day weekend

All the best golf and festivals for the weekend
10 things to do in the Milwaukee area for Father's Day weekend
Posted at 3:42 PM, Jun 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-14 16:42:12-04

Summer is in full swing as Wisconsinites prepare for a busy weekend around the area. Here are all the best events to see as you look to celebrate Father's Day weekend with the family.

117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills
Thursday, June 15 - Sunday, June 18

U.S. Open week is finally here! Erin Hills is a must-see this week as the state of Wisconsin hosts its very first U.S. Open. There are plenty of storylines - Dustin Johnson looking to defend his title, Rickie Fowler attempts to capture his first major, and local boy Steve Stricker looks to make history. Check out all of our golf coverage, right here on

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill at the BMO Harris Bradley Center
Friday, June 16
7:30 p.m.

McGraw and Hill have teamed up as a part of the "Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017," which is stopping in Milwaukee this weekend. Hill is on tour for the first time since 2007.

Downtown Wine Walk in Fond du Lac
Friday, June 16
5-9 p.m.

Various business locations in downtown Fond du Lac have transformed into wine tastings! Patrons can try 10 different wines while listening to live music and checking out the art displays.

HartFest in Wauwatosa
Friday, June 16 - Saturday, June 17

The Village of Wauwatosa is hosting its annual HartFest at Hart Park, which brings the entire community together with live music, entertainment, and games.

Lakefront Festival of Art
Friday, June 16 - Sunday, June 18

Come on down to the Milwaukee Art Museum on the Lake Michigan lakefront to celebrate local artists while listening to live music and munching on snacks courtesy of several food vendors.

Polish Fest at the Henry Maier Festival Park
Friday, June 16 - Sunday, June 18

One of Milwaukee's most popular festivals is back! Taste all your favorite Polish foods and check out all the cultural art and decor at America's largest Polish festival.

Wisconsin Beer Lover's Festival in Glendale, Wis.
Saturday, June 17

The highly anticipated Wisconsin Beer Lover's Festival is finally here! Make sure to get your tickets, as dozens of the best brewers and restaurants from around the state of Wisconsin will be at the event. Bar Louie will host the official after party.

Good City Festival
Saturday, June 17

Good City Brewing Co. has put together a birthday celebration after one year of beer! New specialty beers will be released, alongside several live performers at the event.

Drink Wisconsinbly Inaugural Curd Fest
Saturday, June 17
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Milwaukee's first annual cheese curd festival is here! The event starts with a 5K Run/Walk around Walker's Point, and then heads to the bar at Drink Wisconsinbly for a cheese curd eating competition, and a taste-off to determine the best curd in Milwaukee.

Dads play free at Nine Below Mini Golf
Sunday, June 18

Calling all families! Dads play free mini golf this Sunday at Nine Below! Come on out and see how your putter compares to the professionals at Erin Hills just a few miles away.