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This has been my annual tradition for 25 years! But it was feeling crowded (which it can be after... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
West Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Best price for tons of bands!

Work many ways to attend for under $10 if not for free! Summerfest is a must go to for a bucket... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
+1 414-273-2680
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Thank TravelingGrandma51
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank GREG S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Trainman91
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jossie H
Reviewed 13 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

Thank James S
Reviewed 9 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

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Reviewed 9 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

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This venue with it's multiple venues will appeal to all sorts of tastes. In addition, the various food vendors meet the needs of many different food palates. Regarding the latter, I would like to see some more of those that would cater to organic diets,...More

Thank n0rm216
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We have been long time Summerfest gores in Milwaukee. We had visiting guests from Tempe Arizona in town with their young son. We took the freeway flyer to the grounds at three in the afternoon. They were very impressed with the with the available bands,...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We traveled from Oregon to visit WI, specifically for Summerfest. I get around in a wheelchair, being unable to walk any distance. We watched Kane Brown and loved every minute of his performance! As we were leaving is when the nightmare began. Summerfest does not...More

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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 Tony W | Property representative |
Yes, there will be Shawn Mendes tour merchandise in the Amphitheater forecourt.
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25 June 2018|
Response from 831patriciar | Reviewed this property |
no idea .sorry