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Henry Maier Festival Park [edit]
200 N. Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 273-3378
www.summerfest.com
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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 24, 2017 - June 24, 2017
True North: Cultivating Your Power

Aurora Health Care proudly partners with Summerfest to present a new wellness half-day program called True North: Cultivating Your Power on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Set in the beautiful Urban Park adjacent to the north entrance of the Summerfest grounds, the morning workshop explores yoga, meditation, self defense, healthy eating and local music. True North emphasizes the connection between mind, body and spirit and the ways fueling each leads to confidence, empowerment and a healthy lifestyle. The program is open to beginners curious about exploring mindfulness as well as advanced practitioners eager to join the group. The schedule for True North is as follows: 8:30AM | Registration, networking, coffee, tea and juice sampling from the Juice Kitchen 9:00AM | Yoga led by Meg Vetting Move mindfully through traditional Surya Namaskara A & B sequences, keeping focus on breath and creating awareness around the energy that is moving through the body. 9:35AM | Guided Meditation led by Meg Vetting Practice creating an internal dialogue, understanding the alignment of the physical and esoteric bodies. 9:45AM | Self Defense led by Aurora Health Care Experience a broad range of topics as it relates to empowerment, staying safe and positive self-talk. 10:30AM | Dance Party with DJ Annalog and Health Snack Bar 11:00AM | Program Conclusion Live well and find your True North with us! This program is free and open to the public; however there are limited spots available and guests must register to attend. RSVP Today!

June 28, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Summerfest

Summerfest
Henry Maier Festival Park
June 28-July 9 (off-day on July 3)
summerfest.com
From rock to pop, rap to alternative, country to electronic, the world's largest music festival has something for everyone! And best of all, general admission is less than $20! In case you haven't heard, this year is the Big Gig's 50th anniversary – and they're celebrating with an all-star lineup including The Chainsmokers, two nights of Tom Petty, a whole additional festival INSIDE the main festival, Luke Bryan, Pink and more.

July 7, 2017
Brewtown Beat at Summerfest

Our first time at Summerfest! Please join Brewtown Beat on Friday July 7 at Miller Lite Oasis. We play from 2:30 to 4:30 PM, and it's a perfect reason to take the afternoon off work and enjoy The Big Gig. About: Brewtown Beat is Milwaukee's must-see party band. Fueled by a wicked horn lineup and powerful rhythm section, the band performs a collision of vintage Jamaican Reggae, 2-Tone Ska, and popular Modern Rock cover songs in their own upbeat style. With multiple vocalists, diverse songlist, and fun live presentation, the band has been winning over audiences and club owners since their debut in January of 2016. Enjoy the sweet horn sounds and steady grooves whether you're dancing, drinking, or just hanging around. Join the Brewtown Beat entourage as they continue to hit the most popular venues and festivals in Southeastern Wisconsin!

July 9, 2017 - July 9, 2017
Live Band Brunch!

NEWaukee, Brunch of Professionals and Summerfest team up this year for the Live Band Brunch, a grand finale to the 50th edition of the festival! On the last day of Summerfest, Sunday, July 9th, close out the festival in true NEWaukee-style with brunch in the BMO Harris VIP Section, a backstage Summerfest venue surrounded on two sides by beautiful Lake Michigan. Tickets are $35 and include: Access to the Summerfest Grounds Private access to the BMO VIP backstage area from 12 – 2 p.m. One (1) “build your own burrito” bar brunch One (1) beverage of your choice Access to a private cash bar backstage for any additional beverages Featured entertainment will be provided by local jazz musician and Gibraltar owner, Evan Christian. Tickets are limited for this exclusive, one-time experience, so purchase yours today! You must be 21 years or older to participate. The Live Band Brunch is hosted in partnership with Brunch of Professionals, a local organization that strives to support and empower women from all professional backgrounds through exclusive monthly brunches.

July 21, 2017 - July 23, 2017
Festa Italiana

Festa Italiana
Henry Maier Festival Park
July 21-23
festaitaliana.com
As one of Milwaukee's oldest ethnic festivals, Festa Italiana continues to build on rich traditions from the past to represent our city's Italian community in the present and future. Enjoy jazz music, a parade, children's activities and fireworks each night – and show off your competitive side as you cheer on the players in futsal tournament and nearby flag throwers. And also be sure to check out this year's headlining acts, including the Gin Blossoms, the BoDeans and Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti.

Don't miss out on Festa's $7 for 7 Days deal. For seven days in April (18-24), May (16-22), and June (13-19), tickets are just $7, online only at festaitaliana.com/tickets.

For the most up-to-date information on Festa Italiana, visit festaitaliana.com.



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