Festivals in Milwaukee
As the summer heat rises, a visit to one of Milwaukee’s exciting festivals is the ticket for those looking for a little summer fun. Milwaukee’s rich cultural heritage and history of immigration has allowed it to embrace a variety of exciting ethnic festivals. Enjoy Summerfest, Irish Fest, Festa Italiana and much more at the Henry W. Maier Festival Grounds on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Summerfest in Milwaukee.
Kick off the summer with Summerfest, one of Milwaukee’s original and annual music festivals. Summerfest has attracted tourists and local crowds since 1968 with its electrifying celebration of local and famed music talent. Visitors can enjoy a wide selection of food, beverages, interactive exhibits, marketplace and of course live music entertainment throughout this eleven day jamboree. [Top]
At this spectacular five day festival, visitors are treated to the true sites, sounds and flavors of the lush Emerald Isle. Irish Fest features a marketplace teaming with a variety of Irish vendors and artisan crafts for sale in addition to a Cultural Village with interactive exhibits. Food vendors dish up wonderful sausages, baked goods and other traditional Irish food as well a wealth of live entertainment, family activities and event a Canine Area offering a peek at popular Irish breeds [Top]
The four day Festa Italiana is the largest Italian-American festival in the country. Located on the Maier Festival Grounds, the Festa Italiana features live Italian music and entertainment, an Italian Idol Karaoke Contests and of course sumptuous servings of traditional Italian food. Top your Festa Italiana experience with a riveting fireworks show. [Top]
The Milwaukee Pride fest:
, Milwaukee's premier event for the LGBT community, The pride fest is the first major festival of the summer. As the hotel sponser of the LGBT communityys Inn and Suites will be offering Festival room and weekend pass packages alongside with parties at the hotel festival. The Marcus Amphitheater grounds also features the 23,000 capacity Marcus Amphithe Pride festheater. [Top]