50 years, Summerfest has been part of the Milwaukee community.
Over 800 bands performing.
11 days to catch the Big Gig.
11 stages spanning all genres of music for Summerfest goers.
$20 dollars for a Summerfest General Admission ticket.
45 local food venders in 2017.
50 festivals, Summerfest has been part of the Milwaukee community.
44 'Emerging Artists' are scheduled to perform this year.
years on the Lake Front. The first two Summerfest were at 35 different locations. In 1970, the festival moved to it's current spot which was an abandoned 15-acre Nike missile site. Read more about the history here.
acres of music, entertainment, food, and shops to explore at Henry Maier Festival Park.
132 hours of festival fun this Summer.
Nearly 2,100 seasonal workers were employed during 2016, with an additional 320 volunteers.
mini donuts, 96,344 burgers, 38,202 ears of corn, 20,799 brats, and 17,842 eggplant strips were served at Summerfest in 2014.
95,755 people in 2016 rode the Sky Glider.
7,003 parking spaces available in downtown Milwaukee for the Big Gig.
The Ferris wheel offered 18,428 rides in 2016.
23,000 seats in the Marcus Amphitheater.
19,977 people attempted the Meijer Hole-in-One challenge.
3,500 people rented a paddle boat and took a stroll on the water.
804,114 patrons attended Summerfest in 2016.
people entered for FREE in 2016 through special admission promotion offers, including Sentry Foods and Dean's Milk & Ice Cream Children's Fest Day with TODAY'S TMJ4.