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Visitor Info > Landmarks > City of Milwaukee > Downtown > Henry Maier Festival Park

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

Aug. 30, 2014 - Aug. 30, 2014
The 5th Annual All White Affair

The 5th Annual All White Affair (AWA) is August 30, 2014 on the lake at Henry Maier Festival Park. The well-attended event will feature celebrity guest star Ice Cube—one of the music industry’s most-celebrated rappers who successfully transitioned into cinema as an actor, writer, producer and director. AWA is from 6 p.m. until midnight, and will also feature music by Core DJ’S Founder Tony Neal and DJ Mister Martin, as well as live music by Christopher’s Project in the Jazz and R&B Soul Lounge. The event is powered by The Partners, who will donate a percentage of the proceeds to the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee Aquatics Program, and African World Festival.

Sept. 1, 2014 - Sept. 1, 2014

The only festival on the Summerfest Grounds free and open to the public . 11am Parade beginning at Zeidler Square Memorial Park Laborfest 12pm-5pm Summerfest Grounds Organized by volunteers from local labor unions and affiliates and supported by area businesses and nonprofits, this year marks the 55th since the first Laborfest began in Milwaukee. Marking the constant struggles workers face, Laborfest is a time to not only relax with your family on the lakefront but join in solidarity for strong neighborhoods and communities. Enjoy Labor Day, achieved for all workers by unions, at Laborfest Milwaukee 2014! Children's Activities Live Music Auto Show Networking Issues and Policies Tent Food and Beverages available for purchase. #LaborfestMKE @MALC_WI Milwaukee Area Labor Council on Facebook

Sept. 20, 2014
Fromm Petfest

Fromm in partnership with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. invites all family members both two-legged and four to experience a festival sure to get tails wagging. Fromm Petfest is a FREE event and will host a variety of pet-focused attractions and activities including: dock diving, agility and lure courses, a pet-themed marketplace, demonstrations and seminars with pet professionals, adoptable pets from WI Humane Society and MADACC, live music, food and more. For more information visit

Oct. 12, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014
AIDS Walk Wisconsin

Join us for the 25th Anniversary of AIDS Walk Wisconsin. The states largest HIV fundraiser.


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