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Henry Maier Festival Park

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“indian summer”(11 reviews)
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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a different party here every weekend (not winter) with variety for everybody. From the world famous Summerfest 11 day festival to the various weekly ethnic festivals they know how to party here! You'll find something for all whether it be food, music, crafts,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nini13132018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is nice and love the international festivals although they all feel the same, however average rating due to summerfest drunks ruining things, imagine the nightmares of what I’ve seen in the uncleaned bathrooms

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kamic
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a nice venue to hold a fest. Nice to look over the lake when you are sitting at picnic tables enjoying a bite to eat. The stages are numerous and fun to hear live music everywhere you turn.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Wonderful place to stench your legs. I have been there so many times. Great place for family and friends.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Felicia C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I always attend Germanfest and have a great time dancing, Attending the Mass and eating some of the best foods. Ahhh love those Brats, kraut and of course The beer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TINYTIMM1963
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We enjoy Summerfest every year. Parking can be a problem, I would recommend an open parking lot versus parking in a ramp, at the end of the night it could take 2 hours to get out of the ramp. You cannot take in back packs,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This venue allows for the diversity of the area to express itself fully. Entertainment comes from far and wide to perform at Summerfest, and all the other festivals, including the Harley gathering.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank n0rm216
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Situated along the Milwaukee shores, Henry Maier Festival Park is host to an array of numerous Festivals, celebrations, rides, good food and fun!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank milwaukeebabe
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Plenty of room for the crowd on Saturday! I think there could have been better food choices, but other than that minor detail, everything else was good. Restrooms were plentiful and clean/stocked. Grounds were maintained and the service at kiosks was friendly and speedy. Can't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I happened to be there when the Mexican Fiesta was taking place. It was $17 to enter, which seemed a little much. The park itself was nice and clean and seemed like an entertaining place to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ryan S
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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.