Upcoming Milwaukee Festivals and Events


Check out these great upcoming events thanks to our friends at Visit Milwaukee. You can find more information by visitig their website. http://www.visitmilwaukee.org/major-events-calendar

MAJOR EVENTS CALENDAR

Don’t miss out on any of Milwaukee’s great events!

You’ll find info on some of the city’s biggest and best events in one convenient place – our Major Events Calendar. From exciting summer festivals to holiday celebrations, make time to explore Milwaukee’s favorite events while you’re in town.

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2017 GREATER MILWAUKEE MAJOR EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
Jan. 1 Polar Bear Plunge Bradford Beach
Jan. 20–21 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee
Feb. 4 Burnhearts Mitten Fest Bay View
Feb. 17–19 Mama Tried Motorcycle Show Harley-Davidson Museum
Feb. 18 Food and Froth Fest Milwaukee Public Museum
Feb. 18–19 Cedarburg Winter Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
Feb. 25–Mar. 5 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show Wisconsin Center
March 11 Shamrock Club of WI’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee
April 21–22 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee
June 4–11 Bead & Button Show 2017 Wisconsin Center
June 2–Aug. 31 Jazz in the Park (Thursdays) Cathedral Square Park
June 1–8 Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee
June 3 Scottish Fest/Milwaukee Highland Games Hart Park, Wauwatosa
June 4 UPAF Ride for the Arts sponsored by Miller Lite Downtown Milwaukee
June 9–11 Pridefest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 14–Aug. 30 River Rhythms (Wednesdays) Pere Marquette Park
June 10 Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Run Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 11 Locust Street Festival & Beer Run Riverwest
June 16–18 Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June–Aug. Tosa Tonight (Select Wednesdays) Hart Park, Wauwatosa
June 19 Juneteenth Day Martin Luther King Drive
June 16–18 Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum
June 24–25 Cedarburg Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
TBD Garlic Fest Walker’s Point
June 28–July 2, July 4‑9 Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 3 Downtown Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July 13–16 Bastille Days East Town
July 15–16 Milwaukee Air & Water Show Lakefront
TBD Garfield Avenue Blues, Jazz, Gospel & Arts Festival Garfield Ave to King Drive
July 21–22 Gallery Night & Day Downtown Milwaukee
July 21–23 Festa Italiana Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 22 Firkin Fest East Town
July 24–30 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, WI
July 28–30 German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 28–29 Riverwest 24 Riverwest
July 29 Brady Street Festival Farwell to Van Buren Streets
July 29 Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park
TBD Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee
August 3–13 Wisconsin State Fair Wisconsin State Fair Park
August 17–20 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
TBD Milwaukee A La Carte Milwaukee County Zoo
TBD India Fest Humboldt Park
August 25–27 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
Aug. 31–Sept. 4 Milwaukee Rally Dealerships in Milwaukee
Sept.–Oct Oktoberfest Various Venues
Sept. 2-3 Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward
Sept. 8–10 Indian Summer Festival Henry W. Maier Festival Park
Sept. 11–20 10 Days in Tosa Wauwatosa
TBD Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park
Sept. 16-17 Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
Sept. 16 Bay View Bash Bay View
Sept. 22–24 Harvest Fair/Maker Faire Wisconsin State Fair Park
Sept. 23–24 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee
Sept. 28 – Oct. 12 Milwaukee Film Festival Varous venues
Oct. 20–21 Gallery Night and Day Downtown Milwaukee
TBD Hunting Moon Pow Wow UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Nov. 4 Veterans Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee
TBD Savor Milwaukee Wisconsin Center
Nov. 17–Jan. 1 Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee
Nov. 16–19 Christkindlmarkt Best Place at Pabst Brewery
TBD Holiday Folk Fair International Wisconsin State Fair Park
TBD Milwaukee Holiday Parade Downtown Milwaukee
TBD MillerCoors Holiday Lites (Fridays & Saturdays) Miller Valley

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Dealing with Alzheimer’s can be rough on anyone but if it is caught in the early stages researches say music can help. Although There is no complete cure for Alzheimer’s yet, there are activities and treatments that can slow the worsening of symptoms. Check out the link below for information.

Alzheimer’s patients can sing their way to better mood, memory