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Major Events Calendar

Milwaukee Event Calendar 2020/21

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Date Name Location
September TBD Fromm Petfest - CANCELLED Henry W. Maier Festival Park
September 25-27 Harvest Fair - CANCELLED State Fair Park (West Allis)
September 26-27 Doors Open Milwaukee Virtual Event
Sept. /Oct. Oktoberfest Heidelberg Park (Bavarian Bierhaus)
October 4 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon - CANCELLED Grafton - Downtown Milwaukee
October 7-11 Milwaukee Comedy Festival Downtown Milwaukee
October 15-29 Milwaukee Film Festival Various 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 Virtual Event
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 Milwaukee Sports Show State Fair Park (West Allis)
March TBD Mama Tried Motorcycle Show Fiserv Forum (Downtown Milwaukee)
March TBD St. Patrick's Day Parade Downtown Milwaukee
March TBD Winter POWWOW State Fair Park (West Allis)
March TBD Realtors Home/Garden Show State Fair Park - WI Expo Ctr. (West Allis)
APRIL 2021
April TBD Art in Bloom Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
MAY 2021
May TBD Lakefront Artist Fair Festival Park (Racine)
May TBD Cinco de Mayo UMOS Milwaukee
May TBD Chocolatefest Burlington
May TBD UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
JUNE 2021
June 6-13 Bead & Button Show Wisconsin Center (Downtown)
June TBD Downtown Dining Week Downtown Milwaukee
June TBD Pridefest Milwaukee Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Scottish Fest / Highland Games Hart Park (Wauwatosa)
June TBD Polish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD UPAF Ride for the Arts Milwaukee Lakefront
June TBD Garlic Fest Walker's Point Milwaukee
June TBD Locust Street Festival Riverwest Milwaukee
June TBD Lakefront Festival of Art Milwaukee Art Museum (Downtown)
June - July TBD Summerfest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
June TBD Strawberry Festival Downtown Historic Cedarburg
JULY 2021
July 3 Milwaukee Fireworks Milwaukee Lakefront
July TBD Bastille Days East Town Milwaukee
July TBD Gathering on the Green Mequon
July TBD Dragon Boat Festival Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
July TBD Festa Italiana Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July TBD Port Fish Day Port Washington
July TBD German Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
July TBD Brady Street Festival East Side Milwaukee
July TBD Milwaukee Brewfest McKinley Park Milwaukee Lakefront
July TBD Milwaukee Air & Water Show Milwaukee Lakefront
August TBD Black Arts Fest MKE Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August TBD Wisconsin State Fair State Fair Park (West Allis)
August TBD Morning Glory Craft Fair Marcus Center (Downtown)
August 19-21 Irish Fest Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August TBD A la Carte at the Zoo Milwaukee County Zoo
August TBD Mexican Fiesta Henry W. Maier Festival Park
August TBD Urban Island Beach Party Lakeshore State Park (Downtown)
September TBD Third Ward Art Festival Historic Third Ward Milwaukee
September TBD Tosa Fest Wauwatosa
September TBD Frank Mots International Kite Festival Veteran's Park (Milwaukee Lakefront)
September TBD Briggs & Al's Run & Walk Milwaukee Lakefront
September TBD Harbor Fest Harbor District (Milwaukee)
September TBD Milwaukee River Challenge Schlitz Park (Milwaukee)
September 19-21 Wine & Harvest Festival Historic Downtown Cedarburg