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Henry Maier Festival Park

200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5901
+1 414-273-2680
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Summerfest

Greatest Music Fest in the World! I have been going here for years. I usually try to find a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
anbashton
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Chicago, Illinois
Indian summer festival

Our first time to this park. Went specifically to hear Brule' perform at Indian Summer Festival... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
1DMS
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Situated on the Lake Michigan shore, this park plays host to Milwaukee's sizzling summer circuit of ethnic and music festivals. Promoting an understanding of different ethnic cultures, the histories and traditions of various nationalities, harmony in the community, civic pride and provides a showcase for performing arts, activities and recreation for the public. Festivals throughout the year held at Henry Maier Festival Park: Polish Fest , Pride Fest, Summerfest, Festa Italiana, German Fest, Jazz Visions on the Lake, Irish Fest, Mexican Fiesta, Indian Summer Festival, Fromm Pet Fest.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“indian summer” (11 reviews)
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200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5901
Historic Third Ward
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Greatest Music Fest in the World! I have been going here for years. I usually try to find a headliner at the Marcus Amphitheater. If not there are so many other great bands all day, many famous around 9-10pm, Great food, plenty of tables and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our first time to this park. Went specifically to hear Brule' perform at Indian Summer Festival. Great setting. Ample bathrooms. Parking was $10. In close lots. No problems bringing in backpacks with jackets, water, snacks. Freeways converge right next to this venue so a more...More

Thank 1DMS
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There are a wide range of Fests here throughout the year, and there is something for every taste. SummerFest is more about the bands and drinking and attracts a younger crowd. If you're looking for something more relaxed, try German Fest which has great beers,...More

Thank traveler55112017
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Weather it's Summerfest or one of the many ethnic festivals, I can't imagine a better venue for outdoor enjoyment!

Thank kempro
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Da wife and I drove up from Columbus, Ohio for the Milwaukee Irish Festival. We have a huge Irish Fest in Dublin, Ohio. It was interesting to compare the two. Dublin’s is on green fields with stages under big tents with tables. The MIF is...More

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We attended the Milwaukee Irish Fest held in this park. It's a great venue for festivals etc. with many stages and vendor stands etc. However we were not allowed to bring in our own folding chairs and the metal benches were killer on our backs....More

Thank maguirelee02
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I visited Milwaukee during Irish Fest, specifically to watch a cousin's daughter perform in an Irish team group. (The dancing was awesome!) The park was clean and the workers were fun and friendly. I'll be making another trip to Milwaukee, hopefully soon. I hope something...More

Thank Jim V
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

All other cities should be envious of this beautiful facility. No matter which festival you attend there it is always well done. The grounds are clean. The food is great and the staff are friendly. The location by the lake is breathtaking. There seemed to...More

Thank Ginger0529
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful, clean and plenty of room to walk around. Great venue. Loved the customer service of all the paid and volunteer employees. Would visit any event in a heartbeat if I only lived in Wisconsin.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

I haven't been to Summerfest in a few decades. I was happy to be able to go and attend the TPHB 40th anniversary show there on July 6. Summerfest is great. Music everywhere. Good beer, great people watching, good eats. The festival grounds were easy...More

Thank Gail K
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Sue G
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!
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Lindsayborden
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
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Fred B
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.
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