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June 26, 2013 - July 7, 2013

"The World’s Largest Music Festival” runs June 26-30 and July 2-7 (Closed July 1) noon to midnight. See the hottest bands from around the globe on Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront.

Henry Maier Festival Park
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Venue Description:
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.

Recent stories about Summerfest


Stage upgrades can keep Koch rockin' a Fender amp for 21,418 hours

Published July 3, 2013

Back in March, when summer and Summerfest seemed a distant dream, Milwaukee World Festival announced that Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls had inked a three-year deal to sponsor the covered Big Gig stage that was formerly sponsored by Potawatomi Bingo Casino. The stage has gotten a boost in energy efficiency from its new sponsor.


Diplo gets Milwaukee moving

Published June 27, 2013

Los Angeles-based producer and DJ Diplo took the stage at 10 p.m. at the Miller Lite Oasis in front of an ecstatic crowd of festival attendees who were eager to kick the summer off with a bang.


Kulick talks KISS, Summerfest and more

Published June 28, 2013

Ask prolific guitar player Bruce Kulick why being a judge for the School of Rock "Battle of the Bands" June 29 and 30 at Summerfest is important to him and the former member of KISS says that "seeing them be creative or just cover a classic rock tune is truly a joy to me."


The fashion trends of Summerfest

Published July 6, 2013

Music isn't the only reason to go to Summerfest. As far as people-watching goes, it's the best 11 days all year. You never know who you're going to see and what they're going to be wearing. As far as fashion, it's anything goes for the Big Gig. But there were a few noticeable trends this year. Let's break them down for you.

Henry Maier Festival Park