Festivals
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Only a few things in life are more exciting than annual festivals. They provide something to look forward to that will add fun and entertainment to your life. From food festivals to music festivals and video festivals, we have something for everyone.

Enjoy a nice outing with your friends and family at one of these exclusive events held throughout the year in your area. Visit their websites or call for more information on what to expect, parking, specific locations, changes in dates, or any other questions you may have.
Bastille Days
Bastille Days

825 N Jefferson St
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 271-1416

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Celebrate North America's largest outdoor French themed festival in downtown Milwaukee! Bastille Days is held annually in July and features impromptu street performances, roaming minstrels, a variety of musical entertainment and a signature 43-foot Eiffel Tower replica. Runners and walkers kick off the festival with the "Storming of the Bastille," a 5-K run and two mile walk.

Indian Summer Festival
Indian Summer Festival

10809 W Lincoln Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53227   Directions

(414) 604-1000

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Wrap up your summer with the Indian Summer Festival in September. This festival is the largest Native American celebration of its kind in the country, and features nationally known American Indian performers and entertainers, as well as art and food. Learn about and celebrate America's most ancient culture!

Mexican Fiesta
Mexican Fiesta

2997 S 20th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215   Directions

(414) 383-7066

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Milwaukee Irish Fest
Milwaukee Irish Fest

1532 N Wauwatosa Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53213   Directions

(414) 476-3378

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Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest

Milwaukee, WI

(414) 236-7000

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Not all Milwaukee festivals occur during the summer. Party for four weekends after Labor Day at the Bavarian Inn's annual Oktoberfest, the oldest and most authentic Oktoberfest in the Midwest. Enjoy delicious food and local brews, as well as music, dancing and live performances.

Polish Fest
Polish Fest

200 N Harbor Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 529-2140

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Pridesfest Milwaukee
Pridesfest Milwaukee

1110 N Market St
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 272-3378

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River Rhythms
River Rhythms

633 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53203   Directions

(414) 276-6696

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From June until August, come out and celebrate the local artists at River Rhythms. This free outdoor music concert in downtown takes place on Wednesdays and showcases a wide variety of musical entertainment. Bring a picnic and blanket for a day filled with music.

Summerfest
Summerfest

639 E Summerfest Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53202   Directions

(414) 273-2680

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Music lovers must make it out to the annual Summerfest, an eleven-day mega festival filled with music, shows and food. Eleven stages fill the Henry Maier Festival Park and feature more than 700 bands, including some of the biggest names in the music world. The largest music festival in the world, drawing in over one million people annually, concludes with an enormous fireworks demonstration.

Trainfest
Trainfest

640 S 84th St
West Allis, WI 53214   Directions

(414) 266-7000

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Hobbyists and families alike will enjoy the annual Trainfest, held in the West Allis suburb. America's largest operating model railroad festival and show features more than 50 superbly detailed and highly creative model train scenes spread over 200,000 square feet. Vendors sell the latest model train products and offer great deals to fair goers.

Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin State Fair

640 S 84th St
West Allis, WI 53214   Directions

(414) 266-7000

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Continue the long tradition of the Wisconsin State Fair by joining in on the eleven-day festivities in West Allis, right outside of the Milwaukee city limits. Since 1851, this festival has drawn in vendors and citizens from all across the state. Yearly venues include regional and national bands, carnival rides, specialty vendors, agricultural exhibits and a variety of food and drink, including the popular cream puffs.

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