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Henry Maier Festival Park [edit]
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-3378
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Home to many of Milwaukee's largest festivals, such as Summerfest and ethnic festivals that run every weekend throughout the summer.

The Henry Maier Festival Park is located in downtown Milwaukee along the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Upcoming events

June 13, 2015
Kids Run To Read

As part of the Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run, the Kids Run to Read will return for its second year, and kids ages 3 – 12 can also register now at The 2015 Kids Run to Read will benefit SHARP Literacy, Inc. and Summerfest Foundation Inc. Young participants will have the opportunity to run approximately one mile (actual distances vary by age group) and finish the event by running through the same Finish Line as the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run participants. Registered children will also receive a t-shirt, race bib, race goody bag, finisher’s medal and healthy snacks. Registration for the Kids Run to Read is $12 in advance or $17 at the event on race day if spots are available.

June 13, 2015
Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run

Online registration for the 2015 event is open now at The Summerfest Rock 'n Sole Run presented by BMO Harris Bank is celebrating it's 5th Anniversary in 2015. Once again, this year’s race will include a half marathon, quarter marathon and 5k route. Proposed routes can be found at Registration fees for this year’s run have not increased and participants are encouraged to register early to save up to $55 in the half marathon, $35 in the quarter marathon and $20 in the 5k. The first price increase for the half and quarter marathons will take place January 1, 2015 and the 5K price will increase on March 12, 2015. Race participants also receive great perks including tech shirts for half and quarter marathon runners, a t-shirt for 5k participants, a finisher’s medal for all participants, one FREE Summerfest General Admission ticket, one FREE beer for registered participants 21 and older and a Post-Race Party at Henry Maier Festival Park featuring live music and more!

June 24, 2015 - July 5, 2015

Summerfest 2014 will take place June 25 - 29 and July 1 - 6, from Noon until Midnight and will be closed Monday, June 30. Following its 1968 debut, Summerfest has evolved into what is now recognized as “The World’s Largest Music Festival” and Milwaukee’s cornerstone summer celebration, bringing the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites along with approximately 900,000 people from Milwaukee and around the world together each year for an unforgettable live music experience. During the festival, the spotlight shines on over 800 acts, over 1,000 performances, 11 stages, delectable food and beverages and interactive activities, all in a world-class festival setting. Patrons can also enjoy Miller Lite, the Official Beer of Summerfest. For more details, visit, or Twitter: @Summerfest.


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