It was announced today that Brady St. Festival has been canceled for the 2021 season due to COVID-19. However, the information indicated it will return in full-swing in 2022.
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Milwaukee history lovers will appreciate knowing the very first Brady St. Festival was held on June 10, 1973. It was originally held twice a year, in both the spring and fall. In 1981, the East Side festival was discontinued, but came back in 2007.
OnMilwaukee's Bobby Tanzilo published a photo essay "10 photos that transport us back to Brady Street Festival 1973," and can be accessed here.
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