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Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2020/21

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Date Name Location
MARCH 2020
March 4-6 Milwaukee Sports Show State Fair Park (West Allis)
March 13-15 Mama Tried Motorcycle Show Fiserv Forum (Downtown Milwaukee)
March 14 St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee
March 14-15 Winter POWWOW State Fair Park (West Allis)
March 20-29 Realtors Home/Garden Show - CANCELLED State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
APRIL 2020
April 18-19 Brickworld LEGO® Exposition State Fair Park (West Allis)
April 30-May3 Art in Bloom Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
MAY 2020
May 2 Lakefront Artist Fair Festival Park (Racine)
May 2 Cinco de Mayo UMOS Milwaukee
May 22-25 Chocolatefest Burlington
May 31 UPAF Ride for the Arts Downtown Milwaukee    
May 31 Brewtown Rumble Walker's Point (Milwaukee)    
May 31-June 7 Bead & Button Show Wisconsin Center (Downtown)    
JUNE 2020
June 4-11 Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee    
June 4-7 Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park    
June 6 Scottish Fest / Highland Games Hart Park (Wauwatosa)
June 12-14 Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park    
June 14 Garlic Fest Walker's Point Milwukee
June 14 Locust Street Festival Riverwest Milwaukee
June 19-21 Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June 24-July 5 Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park    
June 27-28 Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2020
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July 8-12 Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July 9-11 Gathering on the Green Mequon
July 11 Dragon Boat Festival Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)    
July 17-19 Festa Italiana Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 18 Port Fish Day Port Washington
July 24-25 German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July 25 Brady Street Festival East Side Milwaukee
July 25 Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront
July 25-26 Milwaukee Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
August 1 Black Arts Fest MKE Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 5-9 Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee    
August 6-16 Wisconsin State Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
August 8-9 Morning Glory Craft Fair Marcus Center (Downtown)
August 13-16 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 20-23 A la Carte at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
August 21-23 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August TBD Urban Island Beach Party Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
September 5-6 Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward Milwaukee    
September 11-12 Tosa Fest Wauwatosa
September 12 Briggs & Al's Run & Walk Downtown Milwaukee    
September 12-13 Frank Mots International Kite Festival Veteran's Park (Milwaukee Lakefront)
September 13 Harbor Fest Harbor District (Milwaukee)
September 17 Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park (Milwaukee)
September 19-21 Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg    
September TBD Fromm Petfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 25-27 Harvest Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)    
September 26-27 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee
Sept. /Oct. Oktoberfest Heidelberg Park (Bavarian Bierhaus)
October 4 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Grafton - Downtown Milwaukee
Ocatober 15-29 Milwaukee Film Festival Varios Locations (Milwaukee)
October 17 Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest & BBQ Cook-Off Racine County Fairgrounds (Union Grove)
October TBD Dia de los Muertos Festival Walker Square Park (Milwaukee)
November 7 Veterans Day of Honor Parade War Memorial Center, Milwaukee
November 19 - Jan 1 Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee
November 20-22 Holiday Folk Fair International State Fair Park (West Allis)
Mid Nov - Early Jan A Victorian Christmas Historic Pabst Mansion (Westown)
November - Dec. Christkindlmarket Fiserv Forum (Downtown)
December 4 Christmas in the Ward Historic Third Ward
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge/Dip Bradford Beach Milwaukee & Port Washington
January TBD Antiques, Vintage & Fine Art Show West Bend
January TBD Waukesha Janboree Waukesha
February TBD Burnhearts Mitten Fest Bay View
February TBD Mama Tried Motorcycle Show Eagle's Ballroom (Milwaukee)
February TBD Winter Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
MARCH 2021
March TBD St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee