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My daughter and her friend and I went to hear James Taylor. He put on a great concert. We got to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
Summeriest Rocks!

I was at the first Summerfest back in the 60s, and the tradition continues. The World's Largest... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Jim T
Austin, Texas
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Billed as the world's largest music festival, Summerfest takes place over 11 days each year on the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Nearly 900,000 people attend to watch more than 800 bands perform on 11 stages, and to enjoy the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
200 N Harbor Dr, Henry W. Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5994
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

My daughter and her friend and I went to hear James Taylor. He put on a great concert. We got to Summerfest early so we could have something to eat before the concert. The food choices were good and tasty. Tables were in short supply...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Without great music by Russell Dickerson, Darrius Rucker, and Lady A we would have thought about leaving when we first arrived to the amphitheater at the summer fest grounds. We were seated in the yellow section of the venue and we spent 15-30 minutes cleaning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

I was at the first Summerfest back in the 60s, and the tradition continues. The World's Largest Music Festival doesn't disappoint. Lots of stages, every type of music one can imagine (and some you can't!), comedy, food, beer, a hang glider, and people watching that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim T
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This has been my annual tradition for 25 years! But it was feeling crowded (which it can be after 800P) and close. But Summerfest planners have opened up areas from stages to Lakefront feeling airier, stages are more accessible and The American Family Amphitheater is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Work many ways to attend for under $10 if not for free! Summerfest is a must go to for a bucket list! Grab a cocktail and wander all the sounds of the world. Plus food from local establishments makes for a hard choice not to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

You will never experience a greater summer music festival than that of Milwaukee's Summerfest! The food, drinks, being next to the greatest Lake in the greatest city with the greatest selection of music! And there's almost a dozen stages of different kinds of music &...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

My sister, niece and myself go every year on hispanic day. We made it a tradition. If you want to have a great time with family and friends Summerfest is the best place to go.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JossieH9
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Went to Summerfest on the 4th. Crowded of course so a few bottlenecks getting around especially lakeside. Bands were average during the daytime. At night totally different feel and vibe. People were dancing and rocking out. Did not see very many totally drunk people like...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I took my daughters to see Def Leppard and Journey at Summerfest. We got there early and had a blast. We saw all kinds of bands playing throughout the day and night. Most were very good some were average! Really a sight to see if...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Went to Summerfest 2 nights in a row and enjoyed the various bands playing at night leading up to seeing the Dave Matthews Band. The violinist was replaced due to some internal issues and it did take away from the band's unique sound and charm...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 July 2018|
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Response from williams63122 | Reviewed this property |
Unless you have assigned seating, I would think you should be able to sit together. The largest stage, for the headliners ( American Family Insurance Amphitheater/Summerfest), has assigned seating, whereas the other stages... More
27 June 2018|
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Response from TonyW3496 | Property representative |
Yes, there will be Shawn Mendes tour merchandise in the Amphitheater forecourt.
David B
26 June 2018|
Response from 831patriciar | Reviewed this property |
no idea .sorry