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JULY and AUGUST, 2019

Bastille Days
Location: Cathedral Square Park, 520 E Wells St, Milwaukee
Event Dates: July 11-14
Times: Thursday July 11- 11am-11:30pm, Friday July 12- 11am-11:30pm, Saturday July 13- 10am-11:30pm, (Kid’s Day Activities 10am – 3pm), Sunday July 14- 11am-8pm
Additional Info: Impromptu street performers, roaming minstrels, and a variety of interactive and musical entertainment. Bastille Days also boasts a wide variety of some of the best restaurant vendors in Milwaukee.

Gathering on the Green
Rotary Park, 4100 West Highland Rd, Mequon
Event Dates: July 12-13
Times: Parking lots open at 4:00pm, gates open at 4:30pm (Parking is $25 advance/ $30 day of show)
Additional Info: Bridging communities through music, The Gathering on the Green exists to provide memorable experiences through top musical entertainment with the purpose of serving our community. Headliners: July 12 – Lee Brice. July 13 – Pat Benatar.

Gallery Night and Day
Park for just $5 at the Historic Third Ward parking structures located at 212 N. Milwaukee St. and 225 E. Chicago St.
Event Dates: July 19-20
Additional Info: Discover galleries, explore museums, browse shops, and more. For over 30 years, Gallery Night and Day has united downtown as Milwaukee's two-day premier art event for both the experienced art connoisseur and most beginning admirer.

Festa Italiana
Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Dates: July 19-21
Times: Friday: 3:00 p.m. – Midnight, Saturday: Noon – Midnight, Sunday: Noon – 11:00 p.m.
Additional Info: Come one, come all – it’s the Italian Way! There’s something for everyone at Festa – whether that’s throwing your best in bocce, getting a kick out of this year’s Futsal championship match or indulging in the cannoli eating contest. We have it all.

Port Fish Day
Port Washington, WI
Event Date: July 20
Times: 8am: Fun Run/Walk. Grounds Open 10am – 10pm.

Garfield Avenue Festival
502 W Garfield Ave, Milwaukee
Event Date: July 20
Additional Info: This amazing neighborhood celebration features a Youth Talent Show, outstanding stages of live music, and a variety of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.

EAA AirVenture
Location: EAA Aviation Center, 3000 Poberezny Road, Oshkosh
Event Dates: July 22-28
Additional Info: Experience the largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts. From unique, historic aircraft to world-class daily air shows, you don’t want to miss the World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration.

Milwaukee Air & Water Show
Location: Bradford & McKinley Beach, 1750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee
Event Dates: July 27-28
Additional Info: Wisconsin’s premier free, family event of the summer and one of the top air shows in the Midwest.

German Fest
Location: 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Dates: July 26-28
Times: Friday, July 26th – 3pm-Midnight, Saturday, July 27th – Noon-Midnight, Sunday, July 28th – Noon-9pm.
Additional Info: German Fest, a Milwaukee tradition held annually on the Summerfest grounds, along the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan. One of the largest German festivals in North America, German Fest Milwaukee is known for its authentic food, culture and entertainment. We invite you to bring the family, raise a stein, polka the night away and make it YOUR tradition.

Brady Street Festival
Location: Brady St., Milwaukee
Event Date: July 27
Times: 11am - Midnight
Additional Info: Brady Street will be rockin' the night and day away with 4 stages packed with live entertainment, including some of our fav local and regional bands.

Milwaukee Brewfest
McKinley Park, 1750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee
Event Date: July 27
Times: Gates open at 2pm for VIP ticket holders and 3pm for General Admission.
Additional Info: Unlimited sampling of hundreds of craft beers, micro brews, and ciders from around the world.

Milwaukee Comedy Festival
Location: Downtown Milwaukee
Event Dates: July 31-Aug. 4
Additional Info: The Milwaukee Comedy Festival features multiple days of live comedy shows, special events, and headliners offering the ultimate comedy experience. Every show is unique and combines different styles of comedy like sketch and improvisation along-side stand-up comedy.

Wisconsin State Fair
Location: Wisconsin State Fair Park, 640 S 84th St, West Allis
Event Dates: August 1-11

Urban Island Beach Party
Location: Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Date: August 2
Time: 5pm
Additional Info: The Urban Island Beach Party is not your typical fundraiser. Instead, when you attend, find a festival filled with live music, fantastic food and drinks, kayaking, dancing & more with proceeds going to the Friends of Lakeshore State Park! So, put on your best Hawaiian shirt, hunt down one of our flamingos and come to celebrate the park and the summer.

Dragon Boat Festival
Location: Lakeshore State Park, 500 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Date: August 10
Time: Begins at 8am
Additional Info: Our mission is to showcase a variety of Chinese culture and traditions. Throughout the festival, there will be performances in traditional dance, Chinese folk music, and Martial Arts. There will be hands-on opportunities for the young and young-at-heart to make opera masks and lanterns, play traditional games, participate in a dragon parade, and even learning to speak and write Chinese.

Center Street Daze
Location: Riverwest neighborhood, between Holton and Humboldt on Center Street, Milwaukee
Event Date: August 10
Time: Begins at 11:30am
Additional Info: Center Street Daze is a street festival held in Milwaukee’s vibrant Riverwest neighborhood between Holton and Humboldt on Center Street.

Morning Glory Fine Craft Fair
Location: Fiserv Forum, 1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave, Milwaukee
Event Dates: August 10-11
Times: 10am – 5pm
Additional Info: The Morning Glory Art Fair is open to artists 18 years or older working in ceramics, digital art, fiber-wearable, fiber non-wearable, glass, jewelry-metal, jewelry non-metal, leather, metal, mixed media, painting and all associated 2D media, photography, printmaking, sculpture or wood.

Irish Fest
Location: Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Dates: August 15-18
Additional Info: The World's Largest Celebration of Celtic Music & Culture.

Mexican Fiesta
Location: Henry W. Maier Festival Park, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee
Event Dates: August 23-25
Times: Noon - Midnight
Additional Info: The goal of the Wisconsin Hispanic Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (WHSF) is to raise funds to provide scholarships for the higher education of Hispanic students in the state of Wisconsin and to preserve Mexican and other Hispanic cultures by having a truly authentic festival, which is Mexican Fiesta.

Milwaukee Rally
Location: Milwaukee
Event Dates: Aug. 30-Sept. 2
Additional Info: Maximum volume, just the way we like it. The Milwaukee Rally is a five-day celebration of live music, great food, custom bike shows, 2020 Harley-Davidson Demo models, and group rides.