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Henry Maier Festival Park

200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5901
+1 414-476-3378
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“indian summer” (10 reviews)
200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5901
Historic Third Ward
+1 414-476-3378
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The big one is Milwaukee's Summerfest. The world's largest music festival runs 11 days and is now 50 years old, and stronger than ever with over 800 acts and first rate talent. On almost every other weekend in the summer there are ethnic festivals at...More

Thank georgeandjudyk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Italia Fest, German Fest and of course Summerfest. A beautiful area in Downtown Milwaukee along Lake Michigan. Can anyone who has a taste for different foods and cultures actually complain. Summerfest is an experience all on it's own. So much music so many stages so...More

Thank Nautus
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you've been to MKE and not gone to this annual music festiva, you're not humanl. Featuring too many stages to count. this 11 day event is the host to the annual Summerfest as well as many ethnic festivals. To many locals, it's just one...More

Thank Joe_G_Owner
Reviewed 30 March 2017

What else can be said, this is a city of music and entertainment during the summer months, cool by the lake in the hottest of times

Thank Gwrob2
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been to nearly every Summerfest, starting with the first one with a temporary main stage and park benches, through last year's fest. It's been amazing to see the constant improvements. Whoever laid out the stages so there is now bleed through of sound...More

1  Thank Zman06
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Milwaukee got it right when they took a piece of land along the lake, but under the expressway, and turned it into a multi-stage park. It hosts Summerfest, the largest music festival in the world, at the end of June, beginning of July every year,...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 9 November 2016

All the festivals Milwaukee has are held here. Downtown, on the lake. Beautiful atmosphere, great outdoor venue for all the musical acts that visit Milwaukee every summer. In fact, its 's by far my FAVORITE place to see live music.

Thank JoseyT
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's pretty forward thinking of the city to build a nice permanent festival grounds such as this one. They host a bunch of different fairs throughout the season. Plenty of room, lots of facilities and food stands, even a sky ride! It's very cool.

Thank Adam T
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Whether Summerfest or Germanfest or just a plain old summer concert, this Festival Park never disappoints. The staff is friendly, the restrooms are clean and plentiful and the food is amazing. Love this place!

1  Thank Miranda R
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Long walks from parking and busses, everything is outrageously expensive, long walk from one end to the other, nasty bathrooms and port o' potties, long lines for everything, not the best seating for shows at certain stages (old picnic tables with drunk people dancing on...More

Thank Sherri M
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Sue G
I am coming from Chicago with a bus of senior citizens. What route is best to approach the park from the highway?
16 June 2016|
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Response from NJC53215 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest I94 to I794 toward the lake--it will take you right there--just follow the signs. :) Have fun!
Is it a dog friendly park for the USAT age group nationals next Saturday?
3 August 2015|
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Response from MatildaMonaghanMarti | Reviewed this property |
Irish Fest has a special section for dogs of Irish heritage.... but they must be invited and must be accompanied at all times by holder
Fred B
Where is the best and cheapest parking?
12 June 2015|
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Response from Ronald James D | Reviewed this property |
The Milwaukee Art Museum outdoor lot, just a few blocks away.