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Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2022/23

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Date Name Location
MARCH 2023
March 23-April 1 Realtors Home & Garden Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
APRIL 2023
April 20-23 Art in Bloom Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
April 16 Milwaukee Bead Show Greenfield Community Center
April 20-May 4 Milwaukee Film Festival Various Locations - Milwaukee
MAY 2023
May 6 ProHealth Care Walks for Cancer Mukwonago, Oconomowoc, Waukesha
May TBD Greater Milwaukee Car & Truck Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
May TBD Maifest Germantown Germantown
May TBD Jamboree Burlington
JUNE 2023
June 1-3 Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 3 Scottish Fest / Highland Games Croatian Park (Franklin)
June 4 UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
June TBD Locust Street Festival Riverwest (Milwaukee)
June 9-11 Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 11 Brewtown Rumble Deer District, (Downtown)
June 15-25 Tour of America's Dairyland 11 SE Wisconsin Communities
June 16-18 Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June 22-July 8 Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June 24-25 Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2023
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July 13-16 Harley-Davidson's 120th Anniversary venues throughout Milwaukee County
July 15 Gathering on the Green Mequon
July TBD Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July TBD Balloons Over Mukwonago Mukwonago
July 15 Croatian Fest Croatian Park, Franklin
July 15 Port Fish Day Port Washington
July 20-24 Waukesha County Fair Waukesha County Expo Grounds, Pewaukee

Thursdays, July-Sept

Jazz in the Park Cathedral Square Park, Milwaukee
July 28-29 Riverwest 24 Bike Race Riverwest, Milwaukee
July TBD German Days Old Heidelberg Park, Glendale
July 22-23 MKE Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
July 25-30 Washington County Fair Washington County Fair Park, West Bend
July 26-30 Racine County Fair Racine County Fairgrounds, Union Grove
July 28-29 Riverwest 24 Bike Race Riverwest, Milwaukee
July 28-30 40th Annual German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July TBD Brady Street Festival East Side Milwaukee
July 29 Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront
August 2-6 Ozaukee County Fair Ozaukee County Fairgrounds, Cedarburg
August 3-13 Wisconsin State Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
August 4-6 Toyota USA Triathlon Discovery World (Milwaukee Lakefront)
August 4-6 Festa Italiana Italian Community Center, Milwaukee
August TBD Black Arts Fest MKE Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 6 Starving Artist Fair DeKoven Center (Racine)
August 11-12 Waukesha Rotary Bluesfest Naga-Waukee Park, Delafield
August 12 Dragon Boat Festival Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
August 12-13 Morning Glory Craft Fair Marcus Center (Downtown)
August 15 World's Largest Coffee Break Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
August 16-20 Kenosha County Fair Kenosha County Fairgrounds, Wilmot
August 17-20 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 17-20 A la Carte at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
August 19 Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest/Walk to Cure Arthritis Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August 19-20 Oconomowoc Festival of the Arts Fowler Park, Oconomowoc
August 25-27 Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
Aug 31-Sept 4 Milwaukee Hometown Rally Harley-Davidson Museum and various locations
September 1-3 Wisconsin Highland Games Waukesha Expo Center
September 2-3 Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
September TBD Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee
September 8-9 Tosa Fest Wauwatosa
September 16 Briggs & Al's Run & Walk Milwaukee Lakefront
September 16 Bay View Bash Bay View
September 16-17 Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
September 24 Harbor Fest Harbor District (Milwaukee)
September TBD Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park (Milwaukee)
September TBD Oktoberfest @ the Schwabenhof The Schwabenhof, Menomonee Falls
September 23 Fromm Petfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 23-24 Doors Open Milwaukee Downtown Milwaukee
September 24 Susan G. Komen More than Pink Walk Henry W. Maier Festival Park
Sept 29-Oct 1 Harvest Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
Sept. /Oct. Oktoberfest Heidelberg Park (Bavarian Bierhaus)
October TBD Oktoberfest Historic Downtown Cedarburg
October 1 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon Grafton - Downtown Milwaukee
October TBD Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee
October TBD Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest & BBQ Cook-Off Racine County Fairgrounds (Union Grove)
November TBD Veterans Day of Honor Parade War Memorial Center, Milwaukee
November-Jan 1 Holiday Lights Festival Downtown Milwaukee
November-Jan 1 Country Christmas Pewaukee
November - Dec. Christkindlmarket Fiserv Forum (Downtown)

November 17-19

Holiday Folk Fair International State Fair Park, West Allis
Mid Nov - Early Jan A Victorian Christmas Historic Pabst Mansion (Westown)
December TBD Christmas in the Ward Historic Third Ward
December 2 Santa Cycle Rampage Wauwatosa-Downtown Milwaukee
December TBD Waukesha Christmas Parade Downtown Waukesha
January 1 Polar Bear Plunge/Dip Bradford Beach Milwaukee & Port Washington
January TBD Waukesha Janboree Waukesha
February TBD Milwaukee Comic Con State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
February TBD Greater Milwaukee Golf Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
February TBD Winter Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg
February TBD O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
MARCH 2024
March TBD Milwaukee RV Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
March TBD Journal Sentinel Sports Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
March TBD St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee