2018 Southeast Wisconsin summer festivals guide
Southeastern Wisconsin has a festival for everyone this summer. Here's 35 to choose from.
This may be the most Wisconsin festival of the bunch. The 2018 Wisconsin Beer Lovers Festival is in Glendale, Wis. June 16. Top brewers, restaurants and cheesemakers across the state will provide samples of their products at the Bayshore Town Center. General admission is $40.Photo by: Tom Baker Photo by: aarrows Not only is Summerfest one of the longest running music festivals in the world, but it's also the high point of the summer for many Milwaukeeans. The festival runs from June 27-July 1 and July 3-8 this year. Some prominent headliners are Def Leppard, Blake Shelton, and Imagine Dragons. Photo by: Abe Van Dyke Photo by: Jason Kempin Riverwest 24, the name says it all. It's a 24-hour bike ride through Riverwest. The ride starts at 7 p.m. on July 27 and ends July 28 at 7 p.m.Photo by: Schuster, Steve Milwaukee and beer? No way. Milwaukee Brewfest is an afternoon full of craft beers, ciders, meads and more from over 100 breweries. The event is at McKinley Park from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 28. Visit the website to purchase tickets.Photo by: Klein, Tess The Waukesha Rotary Bluesfest is a two-day event filled with music for the soul. Headliners include Joe Louis Walker, Carolyn Wonderland, Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater and Nikki Hill. The fest is on August 10 and 11 at the Naga-Waukee Park in Delafield, Wis. Photo by: Keith Tsuji