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Henry Maier Festival Park

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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...more
200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5901
Historic Third Ward
+1 414-273-2680
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Milwaukee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Festival Park is a friendly place to go and have fun. It is big enough that you don't feel like you are in a herd of people. Good overall facilities.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit to German Fest and enjoyed it! Having been to Summerfest it was so nice to be able to walk the grounds without the huge crowds. The music was varied and The Stihl lumberjack competition was fun to watch. The night was capped...More

Thank pointer2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's our 4th visit to Milwaukee for their German fest. Food is great Beer is great. (I can't get Sprecher Doppelbock anywhere else.)

Thank John P
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We always spend a few days in downtown Milwaukee for the Summerfest event. If you stay in any of the downtown hotels you can easily get to this park via public buses that are very cheap or just walk to the park. I would suggest...More

Thank Bryant K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Went to see Bonnie Raitt and ended up seeing several bands. Clean bathrooms! real running water. Plenty of beer and food choices. right on Lake Michigan so prepare for the cool air or the heat. I would say all of the events here are great,...More

Thank Friday13th_9
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Have gone to many themed festivals here and they are all great. Parking sometimes hard, but grounds are built for a good time.

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Summerfest grounds were better than ever. It was clean and not over-crowded, casual yet fun vibe with the crowd. Expected eats and drinks were all there. Of course, the music is the focus and was not disappointing. There is music for all!

Thank Rafiki485
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I attended two days of Summerfest. There are numerous surface parking lots adjacent to the grounds. The closest lots are more expensive but are a short walk to the South Entrance (there are three). The site is also accessible by public transportation and there are...More

Thank Laurence R
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The venue is well organized, well laid out and one of the best I’ve been to. The variety of food options was great! I loved the beauty of the location (right on the lake). Many of the stage areas were sheltered from weather which was...More

Thank Becky A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A spectacular year for Summerfest! The grounds get better each year. Great food and drink selections, and of course great Music. Love what they have done with the facilities, super clean, and well managed, safe! What a wonderful example of how to run a fest!...More

Thank Josh R
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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!
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
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.